Pimlico Racing Thrilling: Close and Hard Fought Finishes in All but Steeplechase Race.; Flags Scores Sensational Victory Over Fastest Sprinters in the Country., Daily Racing Form, 1918-11-09


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PIMLICO RACING THRILLING Close and Hard Fought Finishes in All but Steeplechase Race Flags Scores Sensational Victory VictoryOver Over Fastest Sprinters in inthe the Country Baltimore Md Xovember 8 The Beach Stable scored a double at Pimlico this afternoon when GroundSwell defeated a band of twoyearolds in a mile selling race and Flags annexed the An ¬ napolis Handicap a dash of threequarters of a mile which he won by a nose from Jock Scot and incidentally equaled the track record for the dis ¬ tance Back of Flags were a niunlier of the best sprinters that have gone to the post at the meeting Among them were Motor Cou Lucullitc Hollister Bulse and Leochares Flags race was a meritorious performance as the speedy son of Whisk Broom II closed a big gap and joining Jock Scot in the final eighth outgamed him at the end of a terrific drive the outcome of which was in doubt until the final strides Bulse was third only a head behind Jock Scot Motor Cop ran well but couldnever get up to the flying leaders Lucullitc lost whatever chance he may have had by a slow start startThe The most interesting nice of tlie entire meeting rewarded the big crowd that came to the Maryland Jockey Clubs picturesque course today Thrilling and hard fought finishes featured every nice but the steeplechase steeplechaseAside Aside from the stirring finish lietweeii Flags anil Jock Scot in the Annapolis Handicap the windup of the longdistance race of the aftgrnww was the most spectacular In this mile and a quarter race African Arrow Woodtnip and Buekboard were the only starters and they finished in the order named the winner having but a head advantage over the second horse which in turn was but a neck in ad ¬ vance of Bucklmard It was a truly contested struggle every yard of tlie journey and tlie specta ¬ tors enjoyed it immensely The opener was taken by Irish Lady II a good looking Knglishbred filly Her winning margin was a head George Clark a firsttime starter finished second after a good race raceGroundSwell GroundSwell was driving to the limit to with ¬ stand the fast closing rush of Sailor in the second race with the favorite Duchess Lace right at his heels heelsAnother Another nose victory came in the Chesapeake Purse run as the fifth race ArrahGo On winninjj with Lillian Shaw second only a neck in front of Subahdar while tlie favorite Star Spangled fin ¬ ished unplaced never being prominent prominentThe The days sport wound 1111 with ahother sensa ¬ tional finish Serenest scoring over Air Man after a stublMirnly contested stretch drive after racing King John Polroma and Cobalt Lass into defeat defeatG G Holmes purchased the plater Smart Moncy from G W Loft The latter claimed the horse from iriiiiinoiil after he was beaten the other day

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