Pennant Wins Once More: Defeats Crimper By A Head In The Pimlico Spring Handicap.; Two Jumping Races on the Card, of Which Margery Jaque Takes the One for Hunters and Trumpator the Ticket of Leave Steeplechase., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-09


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I , j ■ ; ; PENNANT WINS ONCE MORE DEFEATS CRIMPER BY A HEAD IN THE PIM-LIC0 SPRING HANDICAP. Two Jumping Races on the Card, of Which Margery Jaqite Takes the One for Hunters and Tnimpator the Ticket of Leave Steeplechase. Timlico. Md.. May 8. Harry Payne Whitney fnr-nist.ii th,. winner of todays featare race at Iim -liio in Pennant, which heal ■■: band of the best horses on the g- I in the Pimlico Spring Handicap, in todays raaaing Peaaaal carried 182 pounds, overcame much early Interference ami fin i-li i ii l; with splendid gameness, wore Crimper down ami beat him by a head in the fum strides. Crimper showed a :ii turn of s| d in the early running, but kepi racing wide around th.- far turn and lo.*t enough ground to beat hfaa. Under the circumstances he showed a good perfarmame. There were two Jumpint races on the program, one of which called for hunter;, nvr the two miles and a half course and the other, he Ticket of !,e.-ive Bteeplechane, over the two mile coarse. William i.: rih. who prepared Ticket of Leave for masl of hi races, when be was rated one of the best timber toppers in the country, astride the old horse, ed the procession fn m the paddock and in front .f tin club house and grandstaad. The band played "Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgotten" ami rider and lee-. ,re given an ovation. Margery Jaque, with A. P. Humphrey, .Tr in the saddle, beat Kapai ions by a head in the Hunters Steeplechase, while Tnimpator wen the Ticket of leave Steeplechase. All of the twelve starters in the latter finished the coarse without a mishap. Senor S. T. Toloa was a visitor, lie came over from Washington • to m* his three-year-old Sir Wellons run in th third race am! left for Bear York tonight. Si nor I. don is an ardent sportsman and a great lover of the thoroughbred. C. K. Fountain, has purchased of BL 1. Bedwefl the plater Infidel] II. Fountain contemplates shipping his string from here to Canada at the conclusion of the Pimlico meeting;. Special Provijiom Made i"or Steeplechasers. W. 1. Eraser h.s notified Joseph McLennan that applications for stables at Woodbine Park an pouring in ami that It won! I be Impossible to accommodate !! WHO ivi-h -ialls at the COUTSe. It is the intention i i" the Ontario Jockey Club to make special provisions for owners of steeplechasers and a certain number of sjaiis have been held out for li ir i eeoo-i,, station II. W. s-iues Martian was added to the Green Spring Valley Steeptechaai to be run at Pimlico loan TOW. a .■■ t lyde disposed at private -ale to Henry .1. Morris the two year oil Shade, wai li ran at New Orleans. itable; • . Bdward McBrl • and tin- in clu rge of .1. F. Richardson v. ill be shipped from here to Toronto M ij Hi. Prohibition came out of hi- i yesterdaj quite lame. The horse probably struck himself and it was with some difficulty that he was cooled out. E. -I. Crawford has changed his plans and will ship his -table from here to Belmont Park. At present he has in charge, besides the three year-old filly Golden Bantam, t •■ i horses the property of Benor in Tolon. They an the sprlntei Iin-p :•: i ir and Sir Well ei-. W. A. Carter las disposed of the contract he In Id on the apprentice Wakofl to Edward McBride. H. W. Maxwell, who has two strings raeiii Pimlico, one division in large of It. J. Walden and another in «4ui rge of .1 . an arrival this morning from New iork an I will I- in i III for the li sf of t Three Year-Old Races B. Th.- i,, . t r ici - i an at the mi eting I been tl iclusively for thro have filled well and have nod coi .! cue of the meet Ini - o! ibers Thoroughbred !;■; Association, ti made to the diffi rent assod tions t ■ pi •■• races and the Maryland Jockey lid. 1m I., n the first ilub to grant their request. Jockey Prank Robinson haves for Louisvilli Wednerday instead of Thursday The jumpers Unit Thomas Hitchcock will s Canada vviil be la charge of James .1- bl have been entered in a numb, r ol !;■ stakes en the Canadian circuit. A. 1. Hum Jr.. will also send hu entire stable of -dec chasers to Toronto. There are nine in the string. Peary Watersoa, owner of the Mirasoi stable, was an arrival. .!. K. I.. Ross is expat! led from Mon treal tomorrow. The Ross stable is in charge of W. Ilavward this year. Richard Martha* r, Jr.. who had the mount on Papal ii the Hunt rs Steeplechase, is a member of the flying corps, having recently joined the service. He was on- of a party that Mr. and Mrs, l.ay.ird Tm kern. an. Jr.. entertained at luncheon in the clubhorse previous to lie races. The other Tucker-luan guests were Tom Rlliiner of Huston, and Miss Rraoks of Baltimore.

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