Easy Victory for Cudgel: Great Broomstick Colt Wins the Susquehanna Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1918-04-28


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EASY VICTORY FOR CUDGEL 1 Great Broomstick Colt Wins the Susquehanna Handicap. ♦ Liberty Loan Committees Do Well — The Wanderer, in First Race, Heavily Backed, Is Winner. ♦ Havre de Grace. Mil.. April 27.— The sixth running of the Susquehanna Handicap, and a splendid program of overnight races, served to attract a tremendous attendance to Havre de Grace this afternoon. The Lilierty Loan committee* were active and from all accounts they did a rushing business. That the racing association at Havre de Grace and others intimately connected with the snort, either as stockholders or officials, are doing their part in coniii-ction with the Liberty Loan, is shown ly the following list of subscriptions: Harford County Agricultural Hreeders Association, |2o.000: M. II. Fa hey. 0,000; John J. Million. hB~ .000: Kdward Burke. ,000; II. G. Bedwell. ,000; James Mil Ion. ,000; Fred Rehberger. ,000; C. 11. Fit* Gerald. ,000; J. M. McGrath. ,000: F. C. Law der. »o00. Conditions for racing were ideal, clear, cool weather and a fast track contributing to make it so. The stellar attraction of the afternoon was the Susquehanna Handicap, in which J. K. L. Ross crack colt Cudgel was called on to concede chunks of weight to his opponents, which he accomplished with ease iu true race-horse style. Dumrosch. his stable companion, was sent out to make the pace, while Cudgel was saved during the early stages. After Dumrosch was passed by the Whitney representative, .loliren. Lyke moved up with Cudgel and in a twinkling the Broomstick colt was in the lead, racing like the great colt lie is to win, easing up. The Wanderer; for wtilch 3. ft. STrTtt-ITand paid 0,000 as a yearling, was backed to the exclusion of everything in the opening race and, while he made good, there were several anxious moments and great excitement when the Vuleain colt tired in the homestretch and barely lasted long enough to hold Kerensky safe. The Wanderer is a quick breaker and has a wonderful turn of early s|iood. Devotees of the sport through the field were out in large numbers today and were rewarded by witnessing an excellent contest over the jumps. J. K. L. Ross entry. Early Light and Welsh King, was installed favorite, with Fair Mac coming in for strong support. The race turned out to In- a battle royal between Fair Mac and Karly Light, the former getting the verdict by a nose after a shandy contested stretch struggle. All the starters but one finished the course. The three-year-old Dr. Johnson, from the stable of Mrs. W. M. Jeffords, upset calculations in the third race when he gamely outstayed Jock Scot and Mary Maud, the two outstanding choices. Jock Scot set a tremendous pace, the first half being run in -III. Mary Maud and Dr. Johnson following closely in the order named until the homestretch, where the latter forced his way to the front and courageously held on to his small advantage. A. II. Diaz Tracery colt Orestes was a starter, but made a dismal showing. , . ,, Rodriguez, the little Spanish lad. who rode so well at Bowie, put up a rattling good finish on Amackas-siii in the fourth race and was in a great measure responsible for that colts success. MOVING HORSES TO PntUCO. Matt Doolcy was on hand at Havre de OHM with three of his vans booking up horsemen for shipment to Iimlico. Im to date he has liooke.l sixty lour horses to be transferred. He took four load- of horses at a time and each van makes two trips a day. Roger Minton left for Pimlico this morning to arrange for the bedding down of the stalls assigned to the stable of J. K. L. Ross. Bedwell sent twelve of the Ross horses over to Pimlico this morning and two more carloads leave for the same place tomorrow. He has arranged with Minton to look after the engagements of jockeys Eddie Taplin and Lyke during the Iimlico meeting. Both boys ride at 10- pounds. Sam Louis claimed Grey Eagle after he won the third race 011 Thursday and afterward sold him back to Mr. Ross. Yesterday he claimed King John from the Glen Riddle Farm. Senor A. H. Diaz, of Havana. Cuba, came over from New York this afternoon to see his Tracery colt. Orestes, run iu the third race. Orestes is lioing given a prep for the Preakness, to be run at Iim- W. Shoten. who purchased Cobalt of II. P. Whit-ncv during the Bowie meeting, added the two-year-old filly. Mrs. Kate Leydecker. to his string yesterday. He acquired the latter by private purchase from Ed McBride. The pair have been turned over to S. A. Clopton. who has arranged to handle what horses Mr. Shoten may purchase. Robert A. Smith yesterday shipped to Dr. Murrays farm at Newark. Del., the racers Irish Kiss, Iltra Gold, Sir William Johnson and Don Jose, where they will be rested up during the summer mouths. Winsomvera was sent to Frank Frisbies place, near Laurel. James Fitzsimmons sent R. A. Angoras Caveman Ii the Murray farm at Newark and Frank Her-old may send Scarpia II. to the same place at the conclusion id the meeting. George Phillips ships his stable from here to Kentucky on Wednesday next and Emil Here will send his entire band of racers to Belmont lark.

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