Speedy Tippity Witchet: Proves Too Much for Eddie Rickenbacher in a Fast Mile, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-12


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, J ! j J ! I , ! , , i I . I I I SPEEDY TIPPITY WITCHET Proves Too Much for Eddie Rick-enbacher in a Fast Mile. * 0 ■* Big Crowd Turns Out to View the Meeting of the Two Stars of New Orleans Racing. " t r ~~n BT J. L. DEMPSEY" M.w OBUCANS, La.. laaaary 11 The meeting of Tippity Witchet and F.ddie Dickenbaeher. two of th.- be-t racera as far noted in action here this winter, was instrumental in bringing to the Fair Uroonds the largest midweek gathering that baa been preacat since the resumption of the sport here. Hie pair mil in the mile feature and. though Dancing Spray was one of the carded one- and took part in the race, still the contest was always hell lo be betWCeO Tippity Witchet and Kddie kicken-baeher and so it proved, the pair having the finish between them, Willi Tippity Witchet easily the winner. The early running found Eddie Kieken-hacber installed in a comfortable lead, with Tippity Witchet in second place under restraint and Dancing Spray al-o well up. Eddie Itickeiibaeher failed to get far away from the pair and when the three .piattir- had Inch covered and Eddie Kicken-hacbers lead began to dwindle a shout of jubilation from tin Tippity Witchet adherents rent the air and the volume of noise increased as he steadily forged into the lead and raced by tin- finish* almost two lengths in advance. Eddie Hiekenbacher itas hard ridden and outstayed Il.in.ing Spray. The time of the race. 1:3S*and, was the best this meeting and is only three-fifth- second slower than the track record, made by I. J. Lillis. Pleasant conditions for the apart again ruled and contributed in i-.o mean degree to the enjoyment of the big Huong. Favorite backers struck a snag at the outset when they installed Lovelie-1 the faMiieil one in tin-dash for two-year-elds, for she failed to get a l*u tioii of the purse. Star Time winning lure with ease from Fred Kinney, with Flying Beaaty in third place. The winner ran a- if much the besl. for In-tried to inn out when leaching the stretch and then came again fast when straightened out. Baacecas was the medium of some heavy support by a -elect coterie and they profited well when he led the others home ill the second race. Day Lill. just managed to outstay Boot for second place, with tin- favorite, Wedgwood, last. Apple Jack II. was the one in most favor in the third race, but like the preceding choices, he proved a dismal failure, with the parse going to ritra Cold, capturing the initial purse that the Sunnylainl Stable has earned at this meeting. Tableau dHoaaear landed in sec 1 place and St. Isidore wa- in front of the others. The Farnum and Fizer colors were carried to victory in the fifth race by Dark Hill, with Flibber tygibbet just -ucceeding ill out-laying the favorite. Fair Orient, which carried the hopes and dollars of the Keiituckian-. Attorneys for the Du-iness Mens Itacng Asso- ciatioii took a new tack late this afteraooa in the betting controversy and filed petition with i he Supremo Court attacking the Locke law on the grounds that it fails to clarify the definition of ••deice." , Mayor Calvin aiel .1. L. Horgan. who have been dail visitors at the track for some time, departed tonight for Cincinnati. Ldge Brewster arrived this morning from Havana With Willow Tree, the only one left of the horses In- took to the Cuban track. The others were sold privately in Havana. Capital City was claimed for ,800 by John oddo. repre seated by Adelaata in the last race.

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