Regret In Winning Form: Grand Mare Comes Back To The Races And Scores In A Canter.; Gloomy Gus Takes the Hollis Selling Stakes in a Close Finish with Startling--Belmont Park Spectators Favored with Good Weather., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-01


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i I REGRET IN WINNING FORM GRAND MARE COMES BACK TO THE RACES AND SCORES IN A CANTER. Gloomy Gus Takes the Hollis Selling Stakes in a Close Finish with Startling— Belmont Park Spectators Favored with Good Weather. New York. May 31.— Overshadowing in interest the selling stake feature of the Belmont Kark program, was tin- return to the races of Harry Ka.vne Whilneys excellent mare Regret. She came over from K.rookdale Kami preceded bv repeat* of fast trials and demonstrated these rumors were not entirely unfounded, when she ran five mid a hall furlongs down tin- straightaway in 1:01--, to ead home i„ a ridiculously easy fashion a "fast band of lillies. Sh ,ickly shook off all opposition and lliroii".h the final ipiarter it was onlv necessary b.r Robinson to sit tight. Yankee Wit. h. herself a topnotch filly last year, was the one to race to second place several lengths back. Driven out to the last ounce, O. C. BaaehS liloomv accounted for the Mollis Selling Stakes when he just lasted long enough to withstand the final rush of K. r. Carmans Startling. Kilhlee. after being well up j,, the early running, tired badly where tin- decisive racing came ami was a keatea oil third. Startling was tie- most alert of the party at the start and. racing to the front, shook off K.lue -thistle in the first quarter. He still maintained his lead when turning for home, but took a wide 1 m-ii and the ground lost by this nnne lost him the race. Cloomy ins slipped through next to the rail and took the lead, but tired badly in the, sixteenth Ceorge lilotn. acting for the Brighton Stable Vvlt iTr tl"I1!w,: v;.".,,1,ls Corydoc and Tippitv V itcliot from II. K. Whitney today. The pair were traiisiened to the Jamaica track by M. Dooley. John Madden Sells Two Horses. The second and more important purchase of the afternoon by the Brighton Stable, was the acquisition of Milkman and Kag iniui from John E. Midden. Esconaba. which took third place in the steeplechase, pulled up lame. Dinar Khayyam. Kentucky Derbv winner and prospective starter in the Withers Satiirdav was sent a mile in 1:43".-, between races in preparation or the coming race. The fractions were 25 50 1:10--.. 1::!oi.,. Jockey Schuttiiiger leaves for Louisville tonight to ride Andrew Millers BoaaMT in the Kentucky Handicap Saturday and will return Immediately lollou iug the race. James Johnson was an arrival from Iimlico with two ot his own horses and one the property of W I. inker. J. C. Bussey bid up Kagaiiini. winner of the first race, from .s7oo to ,200, but the roll was bought in by John I. Madden lor the usual a.hanee. W. Alha. who suffered a fracture of the shoulder on the opening day of the Woodbine Kark meeting when his mount in the Steeplechase fell, will undergo an X-ray exami.iation ami operation shortlv to relieve the ailment. William ltiggs was a visitor at the course and Will return to Kiping Bock Satiirdav. where he is acting in an official position at the two davs meeting. II.. departs for Blue Bonnets Sunday, where he also serves in an official capacity during that meeting.

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