Another Disqualification: Doleful Finishes First, Fouls Snapdragon II. and is Placed Last, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-09


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ANOTHER DISQUALIFICATION Doleful Finishes First, Fouls Snapdragon II. and Is Placed Last. , Audacious Runs a Fast Mile and Defeats Valor and Hollister : Mary Belle Wins Again. NEW YORK. N. Y., September 8. Another disqualification marked todays racing, and coming as it did on the heels of the same occurrence after the running of the Lawrence Realization Saturday, it caused much discussion. Doleful, K. R. Thomas good three-year-old plater, was the one to suffer today. He showed much speed in lending nearly throughout the race,- closely attended by Snapdragon II., but after turning for home he ran wide despite the efforts of Knsor to keep him straight. Snapdragon II. -was moving up steajlilj.. and, "jvat forced out by the action of Doleful. Following the race Fator immediately entered a claim of foul and the stewards, after calling Knsor to the stand and questioning him, ordered the numbers changed. Audacious won the fourth race, a handicap at one mile, from Valor and Hollister, which was tin; most attractive race of the day. While midway of the stretch and leading by a slight margin Audacious suddenly swerved out, and Avhile not touching Valor caused bis rider to guide hint wide in Tandriticipation ! ofca possible-Mnmip from Audacious. There was no actiou taken by the stewards. Valors rider not entering a claim of foul. Mary Relle repeated her victory of Saturday by winning the fifth race from Miss Kruter and Miss Bryn. It was due to the strong finish ridden by T. Rowan in tlie closing strides that won the verdict for the Winfrey racer, as the mare appeared beaten twenty yards from the finish. Lady Dorothy, quoted at odds-on, was never prominent in the race. CORINTHIAN TO BARKLIE. The Corinthian Steeplechase Handicap, worth ,355 to the winner, went to Walter M."jeffords Rarklie, which fenced in excellent fashion and easily held Hibler safe at the end. Stonewood tran as if short. Larry Waterburys colors were carried to victory in the first race by Abadane, which was quoted at almost prohibitive odds. The weather was of the midsummer variety, it being the warmest day of the meeting. Jockey Knsor was set down for rough riding in tlie third race while astride Doleful, which horse was disqualified. Luke A. Cassidy, resident manager of the Laurel track, was a visitor today. The Laurel stakes close tomorrow. Frank L. Rryan has returned from Rail iniore, where he officiated at the Timonium Park meeting. Commander J. K. L. Ross War Pennant is a lame horse, according to reports received today. Thunderstorm, which was thought to have been badly cut down in the Lawrence Realization, is not so severely hurt, according to his trainer, T. J. Healy, and will be able to race in about ten days. George Kermath, a brother of John Kermath the noted steeplechase rider, has lately returned from France with tlie Third Division after over two years of foreign service. There are something like sixty yearlings being educated at Saratoga, about thirty of which are under the guidance of W. H. Carrick, the remainder the property of J. W. McClelland. Retween four and five hundred new seats have been railed off at Relmont Park, which can be reserved at one dollar per seat for late comers. L. McAtee, who rode Whimsy in the opening race, was discovered to he unfit to ride and his ,-subse-! quent mounts were canceled. Removing the blinkers from Audacious made a considerable difference in his running. He ran game and true. Heretofore lie had been dilatory iu his races and inclined to quit. The disqualification of Over There in the Lawrence Realization Stakes Saturday was the second most important and costly that has ever taken place in this country. Tlie only one that compares with it was that of Leonora Loring in the Great Filly Stakes at Sheepshead Ray iu 1001, when the net value was 3,975.

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