Shoal Wins The Frivolity Stakes: Beats Romany in the Empire City Feature Race and His Victory Results in Change of Ownership., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-15


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SHOAL WINS THE FRIVOLITY STAKES Beats Romany in the Empire City Feature Race and His Victory Results in Change of Ownership NEW YORK N Y July 14 The Frivolity Sell ¬ ing Stakes a dash of five and onehalf furlongs for twoyearolds which was provided as an at ¬ traction by the Empire City Racing Association this afternoon and furnished a stirring contest R L Gerrys Danger Rock colt Shoal coming from behind and beating Romany by a scant length in a driving finish The winner Avas well ridden by Kummer who saved his mount behind the leaders and re ¬ served his effort until straightened out in the home ¬ stretch where lie came through on the inside When called on Shoal responded with splendid gamencss while the early pacemakers tired and at the finish the winner was going away Shoals victory resulted in a change of ownership When bids were asked for the colt N Byer bid him up from 1500 to 3300 and secured him at the latter figure figureIt It is said the transfer of the contract on jockey Fator was contingent ou the victory of Arrah Go On IIHdreth agreed to pay the price asked by Stuart Polk provided Fator won with Arrah Go On which he did didThe The westerners fared none too well this after ¬ noon Head Over Heels was soundly beaten by Afternoon in the opening dash while Ellison and Dragoon made a sorry showing in the second In the third Mistress Polly was unplaced and in the fourth Lukes Pet backed for a good thing was third to Shoal and Romany RomanyThose Those who remained for the closing dash wit ¬ nessed a thrilling finish in which Balustrade got the decision by a small margin over Dasdue DasdueMountain Mountain Rose IIs victory in the fifth was well earned as the Frenchbred colt was away slowly and had to make up much ground He fin ¬ ished fast aud caught Lucius tiring in the last eighth Audacious the Ihreeyearold colt belonging to Morton L Schwartz worked threequarters be ¬ tween races in easy style His fractional figures were 11 22 34 46 59 and 113 113Senors Senors Egenia Alvarez and Garcia Robles promi ¬ nent business men of Havana were arrivals from Cuba Senor Alvarez besides racing several horses maintains rather an extensive stud in the province of Comaguey They are here for the Saratoga meet ¬ ing ingSandy Sandy McNaughton will leave here on July 19 for Saratoga with ten horses including Westy Hogan In alluding to the latter McNaughton said he be ¬ lieved he would be ready to race the early part of the meeting Mr Viau owner of Westy Hogan was a visitor today

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