Futurity to Man O War: Easily Proves His Superiority over Best Juveniles of Year, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-14


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FUTURITY TO MAN 0 WAR . Easily Proves His Superiority Over Best Juveniles of Year. Jockey Club Stakes Results in Walk-Over for S. C. Hil- dreths Purchase. NEW YORK. X. Y., September 13. Man o War. the. Glen Kiddle Farms eliamoion two-year-old of 1919 today added the thirtieth renewal of the famous Futurity to his already impressive list of victories. The manner in which the Fair Play colt accounted for this most coveted of all two-year-old races left no doubt in the minds of the immense crowd as to his real class and his right to he termed a champion of champions. At no stage of the race was the sterling colt even called upon to exert himself and after Dominique had set the early pace with Man o War close up, the latter had no trouble in taking the lead and maintaining it to the end, winning by two and a half lengths with plenty in reserve. II. P. Whitneya John P. Grier, which horsemen term one of the best looking colts ever seen in America, was second and Dominique, S. C. Ilildreths entry, w;is third, with Cleopatra. AV. It. Cues good filly, finishing "oiirth. Dr. Clark was added by the "Whitney stable, making three starters from that owners stable, Aretlrusa b"oing withdrawn, as was Padriae. The winners share of this rich stake was 320,030, the second horse receiving S3,10!5.!7 and the third 1,503.33. Major August ISelnlont, breeder of Man o War, was an interested spectator and had this gentlemans interest in Americas winning the war not been so acute, he would today have been the owner, as well as the breeder, of this truly great two-year-old, he selling him as a yearling at the Saratoga vales for ?3730 to Samuel -D. , his present owner. Man o War ruled an 6dds-on ehoice. with Dominique and the Whitney entry next in demand. The Jockey Club Stakes, worth .,350 to the winner, was :i disappointment to the big crowd, it resulting in a walkover for S. C. Ilildreths Purchase, Thunderclap, Questionnaire, Dunboyne and Polka Dot all declining the race. Panaman took the measure of a high-class band of platers in the fifth race. He wnsquoted at liberal odds and won by three lengths from Ivry after leading throughout. Skibbereeu. racing to his-best fform, won the Brook Cup Handicap Steeplechase from Stonewood and Hibler, the only other starters. It was worth ,350 net, with a piece of plate valued at 00 donated by the Brcok Club. After racing Vague into defeat in the early running S. C. Ilildreths Arrah Go On drew avciy into a commanding lead and captured the opening race of the afternoon from the greatly improved Thos. F. McMahon and Vague. The winner was bid up to ,000 over his entered price of 500 by E. llerz, but was retained by Mr. Hildreth. Jockey Loftus leaves for Maryland, tomorrow to report to the stable of Commander .1. K. I. Ross. M. L. Schwartz. AV. II. Harriet and Dr. Mc-Cully will leave tonight for Saratoga Springs to inspect the yearlings they have quartered there. AV. Knapp will confine his riding to the Maryland tracks after Monday. Jockey A. Johnson, accompanied by J. Henley, who will make his engagements, departed this evening for Havre de Grace.

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