Steeplechase Feature To Expectation.: Carries J. E. Wideners Colors to Victory in the Grand National Steeplechase at Belmont Park., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-14


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STEEPLECHASE FEATURE TO EXPECTATION. Carries J. E. Widcnerii Colors to Victory in the Grand National Steeplechase at Belmont Paik. New York. June 13. J. K. AVideners jumpers continued their winning way- at Belaioat Iark this afternoon, when Expectation was retained winner of the Graad National Steeplechase, the feature race of a mid week pro«r.iin. rlayaet pu up another of his top -notch rides to bring this jumper home a head in Croat of Hal Pairs Robert Hive!-. vitu Y. II. Uses Bel a distant aad beat -n-eii third. The winner was dropped in behind the early fader. Hibhr. and when called on. took the lead as the Held passed tke rrakkoose for tke fin.-.! turn. Haynes rated him aloag in this position and when challenged by Robert Oliver three eighths from home, reserved his mount until in the final eighth and, under a roaeiar, finish, brought him first past the judges- Robert Oliver, favored ie the weight assigameat, after being outpaced early, moved up in menacing fashion on the fir turn nid appeared all over Ike winner at tin- sixteenth post, but tired badly right at tke end. The Graad Natioaa] had a net value of 1.893 to the v inner ami marked the fourth straight score for tin Whteaer stable in the jumping races. The victory of Stitch in Tune marked tie- first two year old score of the year for the John Sanford ■stablishnnnl and it .-,s only a most energetic ride on the part of jeekej Baxtoa tkat broagfct aer home in front. This rider U showing particular!] good form at pre seat. Macomoer Yearlings Arrive from England. Twenty -two yearlings roaaigaed to A. K. Macom-ber by .1. B. JJod docked in New fork ritj during the afternoon, and their new owner was informed of their arrival by phone. They are the progeny f Kuastar, Sunflower II.. and Prince Palatine, liny will be skipped immediately to Kentucky. Lawrence itumsej and Frederick Priace, atuibi rs of tke American flying corps in Fraace, were pros, nf in the clubhouse and also Captain I.onell. of tin- British avialioii force. lie Brighton stable has purchased tie- good four-rear-old St. Isidore, a Saaford-bred racer, from A. K. Macomber. .1. YV. May departs for Latonia tonight to saddle»rty Loan in the Derby on Saturday and .i l.oftus. who will have In- teg up on the macomber colt, departs tomorrow night. B. J. McGraw was an arrival from Baltimore luring the day. James Johnson will school K. J. Kcaneys recent purchase Beasiaaie King over the Jumps and. should his form through tke field warrant it. he will be pointed for the Harbor Mill Cup. . Trovers bid up John Sanford* Stitch in Tine from ,000 to ,600 after that filly woo tin first race, lot she was bought in by the stable for the CUStomal J advance.

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