Fifteen Thousand People: Swelter in the Heat, but Enjoy Good Program at Aqueduct.; Tremont Easy for Man o War--Trompe La Mort Wins the Brookdale Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-06


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FIFTEEN THOUSAND PEOPLE Swelter in the Heat but Enjoy Good Program at Aqueduct Tremont Easy for Man o War Trompe La Mort Wins the Brookdale Handicap NEW YORK N Y July 5 Fifteen thousand turf followers sweltered in the intense heat but nevertheless enjoyed the running of another banner card programmed at Aqueduct today Though the monetary feature was the popular Tremont for twoyear olds and went to Man o War in the same easy fashion that has marked all his earlier vic ¬ tories the real feature was the thirtieth running of the Brookdale Handicap over the mile and an eighth route It brought some of the best handi ¬ cap longdistance racers of the older division to the post and was won by Trompe La Mort by the shortest of margins from Lanius The consensus of opinion was that Lanius Avas best and that the racing luck he encountered was responsible for his defeat Hollister the heavily supported choice had little difficulty gaining show honors honorsMan Man o War fully recovered from the colic which caused his recent declination was under Loftns steadying pull to win the Tremont TremontBrooks Brooks made a show of the two that opposed him in the Glendale Steeplechase Taking command at the start he one of the cleanest fencers of the present day made them look cheap and was under restraint at the end endWalk Walk the Plank came from behind to earn victory by a narrow margin In the fifth over Cormoran the finish dayJ being the closest and best of the day J E Maddens Courting Colors just managed to get home ahead of King Agrippa in the closing dash of the afternoon afternoonOpinions Opinions differ Just at present which is the better twoyearold filly Bonnie Mary or Panoply The difference of seventeen pounds In weight at which they met in the Clover Stakes Panonly being the recipient would indicate that the Whitney filly would have been second had she packed the same weight as Bonnie Mary This Is offset in the minds of old horsemen that a highclass filly or colt can carry stake weights and run just as fast as with a much lighter impost There is no question that Panoply had more speed than Bonnie Mary as she came from a rear position and ran away from her when called upon It is just a question of Panoply carrying weight was the the reply to the inquiry of many experts That Bonnie Mary ran her race lii the Clover Stakes is gathered from a line through Head Over Heels which she beat in her last two races racesThat That Dominant Is the fastest horse in training is conceded He ran according to the official timer threequarters in 110 and led such a speedy horse as Naturalist At that point Dominant quit Nat ¬ uralist then showed his quality which is becoming more pronounced every time he runs He appears to habitsIf have discarded his sulking and erratic habits If Sir Barton Purchase and Eternal go to the post In the Dwyer Stakes next Thursday it will be one of the most spectacular events of this years racing All are being trained for the race and unless something unforeseen happens all three will go to the post postThe The Albert Simons division of the H P Whitney stable will be shipped to Saratoga at the conclusion of the current meeting meetingThomas Thomas Calcina purchased Acid Test and a two yearold by Assagai Colonial from J E Madden at private sale saleJames James Coffroth manager of the Tijuana track will be here Monday with a party of western friends They come from Toledo where they witnessed the WillardDempsey fight fightPaul Paul Connelly claimed Ladylike for 1620 after tho latter finished third in the fifth race raceC C H Dalley claimed Ormonda for 2285

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