Wins Grab Bag Handicap: Blazes Defeats Cleopatra and Kinnoul Without Much Trouble.; Owner Coe Wins Two Races with His Air Raid and Over There--Rider McAtee in Luck., Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-20


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WINS GRAB BAG HANDICAP Blazes Defeats Cleopatra and Kinnoul WithoutMuch Trouble It Iv V Owner Coe Wins Two Races with His Air Raid and Over1 There45 Rider McAtee in Luck BY J L DEMPSEY DEMPSEYSARATOGA SARATOGA SPRINGS X Y August 19 The consistent Blazes that had previously carried the Ralph Parr colors to victory on two occasions here added luster to his record this afternoon and firmly established his right to be reckoned among the topnotehera in the twoyearold brigade by an impressive victory in the Grab Bag Handicap worth 3lr 0 net Cleopatra coupled with Cinderella as the W R Coe entry landejLJn second place and Kinnoul wound up in third place The winner raced close up to the fast pacemaker Kinnoul during the early running and drew out in the stretcli under Loftus skillful riding in brilliant style The backers of Kinnoul were a jubilant band when that son of Peter Quince Lycliee Nut took a long lead right at the start and maintained his advantage until well into the stretch But at this juncture he indicated a willingness to relinquish the command and the Parr representative galloped 4 4y y him when n ighthontivlHtoMtPTttnjrgTCat effort Cleopatra which in the early racing had been a bad laggard began a game effort shortly after rounding into the stretch and continuing to gain overhauled the now fast tiring Kinnoul somewhat easily for second place On his showing this afternoon and in all his races here for that matter Blazes has been racins in topnotch form He is not of thev flashy typt and probably this has served to keep him less in tti glare of public attention Though small he shows that he can carry big weights and continues to im ¬ prove with every start In some of his races lie has shown much speed and gameness Originally he was bought by his present owner for 1800 as a yearling and was sold by A B Hancock who owns his sire Wrack v Disagreeable weather following another rainstorm during the early hours gave poor prospects for an enjoyable days sport and resulted In a curtailment of the former large attendance The track was suited for sturdy mud runners and the talent was in good form and succeeded frequently in landing on winners The success of the four last choices again proved costly for the layers 1 McATEE BIDES THREE WnTNERS Jockey L McAtee and the colors of W R Coe were much in evidence during the afternoon The owner accounted for a double Victory with Air Raid and Over There and also landed second with Cleo ¬ patra an Forfar McAtee was astride all the Coe representatives and also rode the winner of the second race Matinee Idol His first three mount were winning ones onesThere There were only four starters in the mile race the third on the card and it resulted in a hollow victory for W R Coes Over There Incidentally his victory was the most costly that the layers hero have experienced during the meeting Crystal Ford was the one supposed best and was installed as favorite but this colts price went rocketing skyward and Over Theres correspondigly tumbling as a result of the weighty support lie had His victory was never in doubt for he dashed1 into the lead willfsT rifsh and was always in front after ¬ ward Crystal Ford was well up for a brief period but quit and brought up in last place Pastoral Swain taking second place and Mormon Elder third thirdA A close finish came with the running of the sec ¬ ond race in which highly rated platers met at a mile and the last sixteenth of the dash found MatiT nee Idol and Tailor Maid fighting out the result in strenuous style with Matinee Idol lasting just long enough to get the verdict Happy Vallejr tiie early leader landed in third place There were good things galore in the race Arravan being in high favor with the Kentiickians but he floundered in the going and was far back at the finish Matinee Idol attracted the attention of Jake Byers and Sam Louis they alternating in bidding him up and Sam Louis finally secured him for 3200 an exeessfof 1100 over ils entered price An ordinary band met in tiie opening race a five eighths sprint for twoyearolds and W R Coes colors dashed in front when Air Raid won in easy fashion from Northern Belle with Simpleton In third place Just Fancy tiie favorite and Retrieve an ¬ other highly regarded one were never dangerous in the running and finished among the unplaced ones Ivry repeated his victory of several days ago when he galloped home in the fifth race a mile and a quarter dash to win from the extreme out ¬ sider Romeo with Queen of the Sea following Kilkenny which was regarded with much favor ran a dull race and finished far back In explana ¬ tion his rider said that the horse had stopped as if broken down but nothing amiss was noted Continued on second page WINS GRAB BAG HANDICAP Continued from first page about him when he came back to the scales Ivry was entered for 1500 but Sam Louis bid him up to 3000 the owner retaining him with an advance of h Damaris a supposed good thing and a failure In her last race was again in favor this afternoon niill tills tiuie made good by wearing Cock o the Main down in the first half mile and outstaying Forfar jylien tlie latter challenged stubbornly E It Bradley has contracted for the services of jockey L Lyke for the term of Kentucky fall racing and the rider is to report at Lexington on September 10 10Straight Straight Forward broke down KO badly during the running of the second race that it was found necessary to destroy him

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