Milkmaid An Easy Winner: Commander Ross Fine Filly Takes the Gazelle Handicap.; King Thrush Justifies High Opinion of Him by Winning Campfire Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-10


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MILKMAID AN EASY WINNER Commander Ross Fine Filly Takes the Gazelle Handicap King Thrush Justifies High Opin ¬ ion of Him by Winning Campfire Handicap NEW YORK N Y July 9 A large crowd at ¬ tended the popular Aqueduct course today to witness the twenty seventh running of the Gazelle Handi ¬ cap and other well contested races Milkmaid heroine of the Pimlico Oaks won the contest in easy fashion to the gratification of Commander Itoss who was present Under Schuttingers judici ¬ ous handling Milkmaid was kept away from the fast early pace until entering the stretch where she drew away to score easily The gallant Columbine which had been outpaced in the early running came around her opponents to race into second place at the end while Rose dOr hold on long enough to gain third honors Fairy Wand heroine of the Gazelle in 1918 was installed favorite but showed only a flash of her former greatness She was away slowly and rushed after the leaders then tired from her early efforts and was distanced at the end endCommander Commander Ross handsome King Thrush justified his connections high regard of him by galloping away with the Campfire Handicap for twoyear olds with consummate ease from Evergay and the westerner Feodor From an outside post position the Ross colt alert at the post rushed into a lead which he lengthened throughout the fiveeighths and was pulling Schuttinger from the saddle at the end Evergay tired after his effort to catch the flying lender and held on just Ions enough to save place honors from the fast coming Feodor which raced sluggishly in the early running but finally settled down under his riders capable guidance The Whitney stable showed a good looker in Truly Rural which may be counted on to im ¬ prove with racing education educationCommander Commander J K I Ross lias purchased Queen of the Sea He will race her a few times then send her to his Maryland farm to be bred to Cudgel CudgelPurchase Purchase worked a mile and an eighth yesterday in 153 Vf at Aqueduct for the Dwyer Eternal worked at Jamaica a mile and an eighth in 155 with a light boy up SUNNY SLOPE HAS SORE FEET FEETSunny Sunny Slope pulled up sore after his race yes ¬ terday The trouble is in his feet said Mr Elwell his owner But I hope the remedy which will be applied will have the desired effect so that he can race at Saratoga He certainly is a game horse to run the race he did against Lucullite in California since his return from France where he was severely gassed witnessed his first days racing in two years He is much improved in ap ¬ pearance pearanceFrank Frank J Ortell former turf correspondent of Racing Form was also a newcomer disembarking last week He was discharged from the service on Tuesday and lost no time donning civilian attire and was busy greeting his old friends at the course courseDr Dr Henry McCarthy of Baltimore came to at ¬ tend to the physical needs of several horses of the 11 E Watkins establishment He reported that Ceo Taportas had purchased a pretentious stock fnrm at Sparks Station Maryland where he will ongnge in the breeding and development of hunters and steeplechasers steeplechasersIn In nearly all the handicaps and stakes run at Aqueduct that indefinable quality class has been fully demonstrated Horses of the better class have dominated over the lighter weighted starters not ¬ withstanding the excessive imposts carried by the good horses horsesMax Max Hirsch claimed Clarabella on Tuesday for 2001 2001Jockey Jockey Ensor was suspended for three days by starter Cassidy on Tuesday TuesdayA A division of the Kentucky Stable will be shipped direct to Saratoga while another will participate in the Empire City meeting meetingBilly Billy Oliver ships to Saratoga next Wednesday WednesdayMajor Major Allan Piukirton who has been recuperating recuperatingli li W Dimpfel claimed Ivry after his victory in the fifth race for 2200 2200J J K l Ross retained Queen of the Sea by claim claimfor for cor 1 K L Ross claimed Daydue after the first for SLr05 SLr05Harry Harry Stoddard was an arrival from Liutonia

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