One More for Ophelia: Three-Year-Old Filly Wins Her Fifth Victory of Bowie Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-29


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ONE MORE FOR OPHELIA Three-Year-Old Filly Wins Her Fifth Victory of Bowie Meeting. t Pour Straight for Ultra Gold Jockey Pierce Breaks His Arm When Mount Falls. BOWIE, Md., November 28. Mrs. J. E. Davis good three-year-old filly Ophelia won her fifth victory nf the meeting when she easily accounted fur the Twin City Purse at Prince George Park today. Tin; field in this race was reduced to three, starters, only Ophelia, Tom McTaggart and Duchess Lace answering the call. They finished in the order named, Ophelia leading throughout and winning by four lengths. Tom McTaggart was easily .-eeond, Imt could never reach the winner. Ophelia was the overwhelming favorite and her victory was immensely popular. The weather was a trifle chilly, hut the attend ance was up to mid-week standard and the track at its best. In the Bowie Claiming Handicap the finish was exceedingly close and the result in doubt until the end. The Decision forced a fast pace from the start and held on well in the final drive, though hard pressed by Tetley. The latter, away jioorly, was on the outside of the leaders throughout, hut finishing fast almost got up. King John also closed a big gap at the end, coming from the rear with a grand display of speed that almost landed lihn in front. There was less than a half length separating the first three horses, as they passed the winnij"x Jine ......... IJnTcilii,. away poorly in the final race. racecF tip to the pacemaker on the backstreteh. took the lead at the turu for home, but was tiring at the end. Queen, of the Sea trailed to the stretch, then finished fast and full of run. Widow Bedotte, outrun early, disposed of Mai-mi tu in the final eighth. The latter displayed the most early speed, but tired .rapidly in the stretch run. A big band of maidens furnished the contention in the opener and the winner came from the Quincy Stable in the Irish-bred Darley Dale colt Devildog. which won in commanding style. W. It.. Coas Cinderella took the second, but found a tartar in Gallagher, only the smallest of margins separating the two at the end. Ultra Gold won his fourth straight victory, and third of the meeting, when he accounted for the third nice, in which he was easily best. A hot finish marked the running of the sixth race, Crumpsall earning a nose decision from Mormon Elder, with the latter gaining with every stride. King John was claimed by his owner after the fifth race for ,413, and Tetley for ,505, also by his owner. Mormon Elder was taken out of the sixth race for 1.500 by Harry Rites, and Queen of the Sea out of the sixth by Win. Garth for ,000 from .J. W. Forman. As the field was rounding the stretch in the fifth race Elected II., in a contending position, but in close quarters, fell, and jockey Pierce suffered a broken arm. He was removed to a Baltimore hospital. Among the principal stables shipping to New Orleans from here are those of James Arthur. E. !. Vivoll, It. S. Smith, F. Musante and. G. W. Forman. After the running of the third race Ultra Gold was claimed by his owner for ,305, and Sister Emblem was also claimed by her owner for ,S55.1C.

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