Borrow Breaks A Record: Veteran Racer Wins The Brooklyn Handicap By A Nose With Regret Second.; Roamer and Boots Among the Unplaced Ones--Drastic First in the Hudson Stakes for Two-Year-Olds--Ima Frank a Winner., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-26


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BORROW BREAKS A RECORD VETERAN RACER WINS THE BROOKLYN HAN-DICAP BY A NOSE WITH REGRET SECOND. Roar.icr and Boots Among the Unplaced Ones — Drastic First in the Hudson BtalnM for Two- Year-Olds — Ima Frank a Winner. New- York. June 28. Shatti ring the record li r a mile and an eighth by one fifth of a seesad ami showing nearly the best performance of his entire e.ireer. Il.11 ry Payne Whitneys aged racer Batten defeated tin- beat band of handicap horses ill training, to score in the Biasklya Handicap, the feature of the npeninij days racing at the Aipieduct course. Twenty thousand turf enthusiasts, attracted by th" promise of Uda historic race, journeyed to the Que* us ei rj coins, and acesrdtd the winner a great ovation when he retained to the scales. A nose back of Borrow came Regret, the best of her se in this country and right at the end this mare was eased up slightly by Bohtaosa to permit hi r more lightly regarded stablemate to win. H. C. Apple gatea Bid Bosebud surprised the eastern iahnt by earning third honors and defeating Chiclet. Boamer and Pouts in the order named. It was a thrilling contest for every step »• the way. with Bcgrot in the lead until in the closing yards, when Borrow cam" frcm the rear with a rush to nose his stablemate out. First it was Ormcstl ilo. the Whitney mare ran into defeat and then sin- took BaamcT and raced that good horse leg weary. All this time Chiclet was clinging to tin- pneemaker in a manner that indicated he would he heard from at the finish. An eighth from the finish ltegrct. Horrow. Old Bosebud and Chiclet were racing lapped and in the order named. At this stage it appeared any one of the ipiar-tet might win. but right lit the end Old Kosebud and Chiclet tired and the Whitnev pair drew away to settle the result. The perforiniince of A. K. Maeombers Hoots, winner of the was most disappointing. This good racer was highly regarded because of his Suburban victory, but ilroppeil so far back in the early running that his final rush was futile. At one stage of the race, when approaching the far turn, he was absolutely last. Made No Mistake in Scratching Lucullite. That S. C. Ilihlreth made no mistake when he BCtaUhed LacalUte, the star .juvenile of he August Pel nt strtag from the Hudson Stakes, was borne out in the running when Drastic, which sported the ■Cartel and asaraaa of the chairman of the Jockey Club, was returned an easy winner in a good field of youngsters. This colt, after being in close contention during the early running, ftatahed with a rash through the final eighth anil Indil his opposition safe at the end. Ciflord A. Cochrans P.ughouso was the one to take second place and but for the foul tactics of jockey Byrne on Panaman. it is entirely possible he would have b-eii closer to the winner at the end. All through the final quarter Panaman hampereil liiighou-e hy swerving out, as the pair raced closely lapped. In the final yards the Cochran youngster drew out to take secoinl place by a half length. This stake had a net value or ,060 to the winner and was in interest 1 nly second to the Brooklyn. The Hudson Stakes was first run in 17 at Grave send, and transferrin to Aqueduct in 1914. Its history since 1905 follows: Year. Winner. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1803 Jacobite 112 W. Davis ..84.080 1:02 1800 Gretna Green ...118 SeweB 4.088 1:814a 1!i 7 Koval Vane 115 Mountain .. 5,800 1:08% Bhis Lawtoa Wiggins. .115 J. I 5.ii!0 1:01 1910 Trap Back 125 B. Diigan... 8,508 1:02% ISM Sea Shell 111.1. McCahey. S.050 1:00 1915 Pnddy Whack ...USC. Bond 1,828 1:01 1010 Tumbler 122 T. McTagt. 1.925 1:00% 1917 Drastic 112.1. P.utwell. 8,068 1:08% Not run in 1MB and ISIS. No racing in 1911 and 1812. Bun at Aqueduct in 1911. 1915 and 1910. The Beverwyefc Stables tam Frank, displaying the heal performame of her career, equalled the track record for six and a half furlongs, held by Maskette, when she ran this distance in 1:18, to lend home a fast band of sprinters in the inaugural dash of the Aqueduct meeting. The first three at the finish were only noses apart, with High Noon earning the s-conil place decision from Pickwick. Bah Smith has purchased the good plated Sir William Johnson from A. Johnson. Some of the A. P. Humphrey jumpers, at pres"nt campaigning in Canada, will Ik- shipped to this track.

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