No Outstanding Features: Second Days Sport at Jefferson Park of Ordinary Kind, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-29


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NO OUTSTANDING FEATURES i Second Days Sport at Jefferson Park of Ordinary Kind. - Winners Have Big; Margins in All but One Race Track Still Heavy. NEW ORLEANS, La., November 28. There was but little improvement in track conditions for the second days racing at Jefferson lark and onlv horses suited by the going that prevailed were seeii to advantage. The card "was featureless, being given over to the plater variety. The public fared better than it did yesterday in the selection of favorites, a majority of the winners receiving strong support. The most interesting finish of the day came in the closing dash," .1. A. luncheons recent pura-hnse, Aztec, being forced to a hard drive to withstand the game and almost successful closing dash of Miss Filler. .The mile dash, run as the fifth race, was counted on to furnish a good contest, but M. J. Murphys Ballot gelding Chief made a runaway of it, with the favorite. Flyaway, twelve lengths back at the finish. A. L. Kirbys War Garden was much the best of the band of maidens that contested the opening dash and won witli consummate ease. He was well backed and never gave his admirers any cause for uneasiness, leading throughout by a wide margin, with his rider easing him up at the end. An attempted coup failed to materialize in the second race when J. II. Abbotts Double Van, backed down from 10 to 13, was well beaten after going a "half-mile nnr finished third, eight lengths back of the first two horses. TJie winner turned up in Midia, the public choice, which after disposing of Clear the Way drew out in front and was only cantering through the final eighth. The going particularly suited the old gelding General and he found little trouble accounting for the third race, leading home Thos. F. McMaliou by two lengths, with Choir Master getting the short end of the purse. The old sprinter Senator James found favor in the fourth, but after a brief display of his old time speed quit badly in the stretch and King Neptune, which did not lack admirers, moved in the lead ami easily held sway to the end. Among the operators in the ring at Jefferson Park are "Whitey" Beck. Billy Arnold, Roy Offut, Oscar Bachman, Julian White, Gene Austin, Tommy Coffinger. Clarence Herbert. Frank Bain. J. Som-mer, Frank Hilt, W. Devlin, F. C. Smith, Joe Scherrer and the Adrian brothers. J. E. Cushing. owner of Boundless, which won the Worlds Fair 0,000 American Derby, was among the visitors and will remain for some tinie James W. McClelland, owner of Eternal and the extensive stable in which Edward Sims is interested, stated todav that he is building a private stable at Havre de Grace track for the accommodation of his horses. He will also winter part of the string at Louisville, but changed his plans of sending anything to Hot Springs to winter there. Grove A. had to be excused from starting yester-dav on account of failing to appear in time to be saddled. He is stabled at the Fair Grounds. Syl-vano in the final race Thursday had to be withdrawn because of illness.

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