Iron Cross II. Suffers Defeat.: Priscilla Mullens Furnishes Surprise in Easily Defeating Odds-On Choice in Hull Purse., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-23


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IRON CROSS II. SUFFERS DEFEAT. rri-.cilla Mullens Furnishes Si-.rprise in Easily Defeating Ode -On Choice in Hull Purse. Ottawa, out.. Jane 22. .1. K. L. Bees PriscUIa Mullens furnished a surprise in to. lavs feature race at Connaugbl Park whea she a m the llul! Purse in a y fashion from the odds on favorite Iron Cross II. ftladiou rushed late a long lead in the early running, bul on the backstretch PriscUIa Mullens I wore the leader down and in the homestretch drew to win easing r Iron cross n.. a candidate !awaj for the Hamilton Derby, worked out the mile and a quarter ia 2:08%. The arinncr ran the mile in ,1:391a, which equaled the track record for the j dist Mice. In the race which called for maiden io:-ks, 1. Murphy, who ;s in, .hi- roatract to .1. Lumsden, land d Rhymer aa easy winner. The Seagram stable, which baa been highly ear-rcssfu] in re, furnished another winner this afternoon in Btatfan, which came from hrhlnd and beat Cora Bnm m bj a length. ■I. K 1.. Boas, on,- ,,f the few gentwaaea who are really in the sport for s,-,.ns sake, announced this afterrooa that V. Hayward, who baa ! .i ,1 looking after the horses be has been raring this year, would leave for hi faro, .n Ven-beres, |ae., to supervise the many improvements he baa under construction there. Last fall Mr. ftoss purclias.-d seme 1.800 acres on the banks of the SI. Lawrence for a slock farm. His plans arete partially upset by the sadden deatb of Captaia W. F. Preagrave, bat he mi, nds going on and gatherias together some of the choicest blood to be had with the one purpose in view, improving the thoroughbred in Canada. lie has arranged with 11. 6. Hedv.ell to look after his stable for the balance of the s--.-,sou and ai the conclusion of the Counauglit Park meeting BedweB will relieve Hayward of bis charges. A special will pal ant of Ottawa far Hamilton tonight and in the consignment will be the horses of .1. K. Seagram. William Xtormont. W. C. Hagan, W. B. Glascoe and .1. W. Hit.-. William Walker and Dr. .1. S. Tyree have arranged to ship their horses from here to Fort laii . w hero they will be rested up for the opening of tiie Niagara Jockey club meeting. William Walsh will ship the G. S. Brodle horses back to Montreal. W. J. McIDjnurray purchased the plater Starter at private sale this morning ami will ship the colt to Hamilton.

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