Feature Race To Enfilade: M. L. Schwartz French-Bred Filly Wins Knickerbocker Handicap.; Papp Badly Beaten--Sea Pirate Loses Sensational Race to Yurucari., Daily Racing Form, 1918-07-25


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FEATURE RACE TO ENFILADE M L Schwartz FrenchBred Filly Wins Knickerbocker Handicap Papp Badly Beaten Sea Pirate PirateLoses Loses Sensational Race Raceto to Yurucari New York July 24 The intense humidity and the forecasters threat of rain affected the size of the crowd which journeyed to Yonkers today to wit ¬ ness the Knickerbocker Handicap and five ordi ¬ nary races The withdrawal of Flags robbed the feature of much promised interest It was taken in decisive fashion by Enfilade which was well supported because of her reported fast trial The victory proved popular even with the defeat of Papp which indicated that the Futurity winner of last year has not wholly recovered his last years form He was slightly bothered turning for home but appeared well beaten at that stage of the race raceThe The condensed history of the Knickerbocker Han ¬ dicap is as follows followsYear Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time 1908 Dick Itoller 112 J Lee 3525 1 lJ0 Aroudack 107 J 3IcCahey 080111 1910 Schoolmarm 104 R Scoville 1150 112 1914 Surprising 115 31 Huston 2300 155 155J8SSsratoga J8SSsratoga rl03 G Turner 1925 T43 191G Spur 123 J Loftus 1750 145 1917 Wcsty Hogan 120 D Counlly 2325 145 1918 Enfilade 110 E Pool 2323 145 145For For twoyearolds in 1908 at about 34 Distance 34 mile in 1909 and 1910 Not run in 1911 1912 and 1913 Itun at Bemiout Park in 1913 Distance 1 1S miles in 1914 1914Despite Despite the ordinary calibre of the card the rac ¬ ing was the most keenly contested and spirited ot the meeting The finishes in a majority of the races were of the thrilling spectacular kind with the result in doubt until the final stride strideOne One of the best twoyearold contests seen in the east this year was witnessed this afternoon when Yurucari took the measure of Sea Pirate in the opening dash It was a grand struggle from start to finish Sea Pirate away like a flash raced at a dazzling pace running the half in 47 and the fiveeighths in 59 Yurucari was never far away and when called on in the last twenty yards re ¬ sponded in game fashion caught Sea Pirate in the last twenty yards and outgamed him in the final strides Sea Pirate was tiring at the end and it may have been the increased distance that proved his undoing as today was the first time he has been asked to go further than five and onehalf furlongs furlongsCOUP COUP WITH STILETTO FAILS FAILSAn An intended coup with Stiletto in the closing race failed to materialize because Senor Diaz Comfort showing greatly improved form proved a stumbling block for the Leigh representative Comfort wou by five lengths lengthsTokay Tokay the medium of considerable backing in the second race snatched a sensational victory from Home Sweet Home in the final strides The backers of Tokay experienced several anxious moments when the gelding after getting away slowly lost ground on the first turn Eusor kept at him and Tokay gradually overhauling the leaders finished with terrific speed and finally secured the decision by the smallest of margins Starry Hauliers race was not up to his previous performances performancesAnother Another close finish came with the running of the fifth race Caue Kun just outlasting the fast finishing Langden But for being forced wide on th6 last turn Langden would surely have won as he was ruuuiug much faster than the winner at the end end3Iauy 3Iauy shipments of horses will be made from here to Saratoga within the next five days daysAH AH of the G D Vidcuer horses leave 3Ionday which include the flat racers in charge of Tom Welch and the steeplechasers handled by Howard Lewis This consignment consists of two carloads carloadsIn In the entries for tomorrows racing tile second race having failed to fill it was declared off and the first having received twentyfour entries was divided and will be run as the first and second respectively respectivelyOmar Omar Khayyam will l le e a starter in the Saratoga Handicap G Byrne will have the mount The horse is training back to his last years form rapidly according to reports reportsJames James Arthur has shipped Bondage and Tea Caddy to Saratoga along with the stable of Joseph 3Iar rone roneTokay Tokay had a host of followers in his race today on account of exceptionally good trials We gath ¬ ered our Saratoga money was the remark of one of the dockers dockersThe The action of the stewards in suspoudiiig Rice for the remainder of the mooting and F Hopkins for three days for crossing in front on Tues ¬ day proved popular The ruling will tend to elim ¬ inate the rough riding which has marred so many contests in the sharp turns turnsSimon Simon Uealy has obtained a call on jockey EusorV services for W S Kilmer

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