Royce Rools To The Fore: A. K. Macomber Buys Him for Big Price Before the Races.; Later He Carries California Turfmans Colors to Victory in the Kings County Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-18


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ROYCE ROOLS TO THE FORE A K Macomber Buys Him for Big BigPrice Price Before the Races Later He Carries California Turf ¬ mans Colors to Victory in the Kings County Handicap NEW YORK X Y May 17 Royce Rools carrying the colors of A K Macomber who had purchased the Salvation Saiutolat gelding for 11 00 at the auction of T H Cross horses in the paddock immediately prior to the afternoons racing won the Kings County Handicap the outstanding feature of a good Saturdays program that attracted over 10000 people to Jamaica In spite of threaten ¬ ing skies Frequent light showers drove the big crowd to shelter time and again Rain fell during the running of the feature race but failed to dampen the cntlinsiam of the spectators who lustily cheered Royce Rools when lie gamely resisted the pressing challenge of Straight Forward through the last cjghth Cudgel ran a grand race forcing a fast early pace but found his heavy impost too much and tired though finishing with rare courage and gamehess Royce Rools race was an excellent performance but he was doing his best at the end to hold safe the fast closing Straight Forward The Wilson racers slow early running proved a severe handicap and probably robbed him of the race raceThe The Kings County Handicap lias been a popular feature of eastern spring racing since 1903 its con ¬ densed history reading as follows Year Winner AWt Jockey Val Time 3103 The Muskteer5 120 Hoar 1880113 1904 Florhm Queen 4 9li Hildebraud 1SOO 152 HiO Uniml Witter J2Vlyne l 8V347 8V347liHW liHW Israfel 3 95 W Miller 1540 147 1917 Buttling 5 114 Notter 1025 148 1908 Faust 4 SS Suuiter 1480148 1910 Fayette 4 114 C H Shilg 1050 145 1913 Lahore r 115 But well 1500 151 1915 Stromboli 4 114 E Dugan 2100 148 148191C 191C Capra 4 98 R McDott 2925 145 1117 Stromboli i 124 J Butwell r475 14 1918 Cudgel 41301 Lyke 3850 140 1919 Royce Rools 4 110 M Buxton 4850 145 No racing in 1911 and 1912 Distance 34 mile in 1903 1 18 miles in 1913 Run at Aqueduct in 3910 and at Belmont Park in 1913 Not run in 1909 and 1914 1914A A disqualification marred the running of the Montauk Selling Stakes Oleaster after running a good race and finishing second was disqualified for pinching Flying Orb back sharply at the half mile ground The winner was Eddie Rickenbacher from the stable of W J Salmon and he confirmed the good impression lie made in his initial start when lie won the Suffolk Selling Stakes on opening day The Kentuckybred son of The Manager led all the way and won only cantering at the end Flying Orbs chances were ruined when Oleaster hit him himTeddy Teddy Rousseau made it a double for the Salmon stable when he romped away with the fifth in which Belario the favorite ran a decidedly dull race racePokey Pokey Jane proved best of the twoyearold fillies that contested the opening dash while Our Nephew merely cantered to victory in the second for which Kewessa supportJohn found the most support John Stanfords Juvenescence appeared best to the oralizers in the last race but third to Roi Craig and Wyndover was the best he could do doF F G Xugent wellknown horse dealers of St Louis contemplate buying a goodly stable of horses the best that can be procured They looked over King Plaudit today and asked if lie was for sale Geo Odom owner of King Plaudit replied in the affirmative but the conversation stopped there no price being asked or offer made The Xugents are new aspirants for turf honors honorsJ J E SEAGRAM TO RACE IN NEW YORK Jos E Seagram president of the Canadian Racing Association lias applied to secretary Edwards for twelve stalls at Jamaica They could not be had and it is probable the Seagram horses will be stabled at either Belmont Park or Aqueduct AqueductDavid David McDaniel the father of Puddin lias given up the horse business for good The old gontlemali is going to get married next month iy Puddin and will attend to our joint bil ¬ liard and MKlrooni business leaving the horse work to me meSimon Simon llealy lias a string of nearly a dozen of the Kilmer iiorses at Jamaica Sun Briar is at Bing hainton and will remain there for a few weeks to serve a few more mares said Mr Healy I also have in the stable a filly belonging to a brother of Colonel E B Cassatt CassattKing King Baggot the motion picture star for which tiif Brighton Stable named one of its colts a season ago was an interested spectator spectatorSergant Sergant Mortimer Murphy was an arrival from Pimlico and has under consideration several offers to train for New York owners ownersT T M Cross who came from Chicago to witness the dispersal of his racing stable expressed him ¬ self as highly pleased with the prices realized for the older members of the band and predicted that Royce ItoolK would more than satisfy Macombers judgment of him himGeo Geo OdomH King Plaudit which raced so credit ¬ ably in the Preakness Stakes arrived at Jamaica yesterday yesterdayJockey Jockey Sneldman who graduated from the ap ¬ prentice ranks at Bowie lias become associated with the G I Widener stable under A J Joy ncrs care careApprentice Apprentice J Corrigan who scored his first vic ¬ tory on General in the Pimlico maiden riders race has contracted to ride for P S P Randolph this year yearC C Martin made his rcapixarance in the saddle yesterday on Kwoncshee after a term of army service serviceWesity Wesity llogan shoxved evidence of lameness during his morning exercise and was withdrawn from the HandicapJohn Kings County Handicap John F Schorr wired from Louisville bidding for jockey Loftus service on E B McLeans The 1orter in the Kentucky Handicap in the event of Cudgels withdrawal which is improbable despite his todayColinella performance today Colinella a threeyearold filly of the Glen Riddle Farms stable broke a leg while exercising on the training track at Belmont Park ParkJockey Jockey Stapleton was suspended for the remainder of the meeting for rough riding in the third race wlille on Oleaster He shut off Flying Orb on the far turn practically putting the Widener gelding out of the race

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