Aqueducts Great Crowd: Sees Elfin Queen Establish Herself as Queen of Years Juveniles.; Roamer Beaten in Carter Handicap After Marvelous Demonstration of Gameness., Daily Racing Form, 1918-07-05


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AQUEDUCTS GREAT CROWD Sees Elfin Queen Establish Herself as Queen of Years Juveniles Roamer Beaten in Carter Handi ¬ cap After Marvelous Demon ¬ stration of Gameness New York July 1 Independence days attractive program iu l the return of snaimcrlike weather I combined to bring to Aqueduct an attendance wli exceeded any Hint lias visited any eastern COP MIUV tin restoration of nicing in this state Tnmdstind JUKI cliililKjuso were overcrowded an hour Mfore tlie horses were summoned to the post in Hie first race in which the appropriately named Star Spangled scored an easy victory The sig ¬ nificantly named Quiucy Stable entry set the crowd in cuod humor liy leading from start to finish a four lengths advantage over Kirsties Cub ami Charlie Loydecker at the end The favorite Charlie Leydecker seemed anchored by liis heavy impost impostKlfiii Klfiii Queen fimily established herself in th hearts of the metropolitan followers of racing when she scored an easy win in the fasliionible Clover SlaKcs of tlio net value of 2825 scoring over a higiicliss band which included II A Porters highly fancied High Iorn Lady which rsiced green Elfin Queens victory was the first of her many to l e witnessed by her owner II K Kriapp who had been confined to his bed during the spring racing season lie was immediately surrounded by a host of congnitulative friends and it was apparent that the fillys victory supplied a tonic that medical men would be unable t prescribe prescribeKlfln Klfln Queen starting like a flash quickly sprinted HWJIV from lier opponents and setting a terrific lincc ran the fjreeigliths of mile in 58 which equals tlie track record establislicd by High Time when he won tlie Hudson Stakes on June 24 24The The historic Carter Handicap vent to the Bever vy k Stables Old Koenig in a furious drive from the gallant little Koamer whose efforts in the stretch battle supplied another demonstration of his game ness Though Old Koenigs victory was jiopular IJoamers reception on his return to the scales was as great as that accorded the victor Polymelian found tlie distance a bit too far and the pace too fast for a new track record was made in the running runningREMARKABLY REMARKABLY FAST TIME RECORDED RECORDEDEveryone Everyone admitted that Itoanicr ran a great race Lykc said he was pocketed for the first sixteenth and could not get settled He was compelled to go outside at the head of the stretch or would surely have won The first threequarters of the race were run in 110 V J Salmons colors were victorious on their coiid appearance through the field when the er nitic Ornicad scored in the steeplechase contest Jumping badly at every hedge his superior speed on the flat carried him to a driving victory over good opposition Karly Light Reddest and Sun King finishing behind him in the order named namedIn In the mile handicap for fillies and mares Pris cilla Mullens easily defeated Hanovia and Bayberry Candle which were expected to furnish the most serious representativeTlie opiKisition to the Boss representative Tlie Itoss colors were again in front in the clos ¬ ing race when Dottie Vandivcr scored a cantering viclorv Incidentally it marked the third success of the day for jockey Lyke for besides riding the two Boss winners he also had the mount on Elfin Queen in the Clover Stakes StakesThere There are sixty horses already quartered at the Empire City course in training there for the coming nesting at that track trackThat That values in thoroughbreds have not deter ¬ iorated was indicated when Col AV K Applegate refused Villiam Garths 30000 offer for Jack Hare Jr JrKichard Kichard Doggett was absent from the clubhouse today due to illness illnessSalvestra Salvestra has fallen under starter Cassidys ban and has been added to the schooling list listHerbert Herbert Temple of the Adams Express Company has arranged for shipment of nine of the Casco Stables horses and three of J Thoriibys to Sara ¬ toga on July 10 10William William Smoke Meyers a veilknown racing man while attempting to board a homeward Itound train sustained severe injuries of legs and back He was removed to a Jamaica hospital in critical condition

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