Shreveports Banner Day: Best Attendance of the Meeting Treated to Good Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-27


view raw text

SHREVEPORTS BANNER DAY a Best Attendance of the Meeting Treated to Good Racing. Tableau dHonneur Takes Feature Race in Easy Style — Mobile Meeting Seems a Go. a ■ 1 I.V I I. DFMlSFY. SHREVEPORT, La., Pebraary 28,— The mile and seventy yards dash with four starters proved an asy affair for Dark Hill, which led for the entire race despite the ta.tii 1 of his rider in takhag him all over tin- track in search of gaod gakag. Rahtrr . . veriiauled Graadee in the lasr eithth for secead place, with Warsaw fiaishiag a bad last. Backer* of favorites began bully in the first face whoa the] selected Cataaia and Piaaaefatl IJ.M.sier as the ones mosr likely lo have the finish between them, for Madras Giagham furnished an apacl when she came home in front of Financial Rooster. Fit tie Handle had the call in the second race, but First Pallet, raciag close a the inner rail from the shut, won easily. Little Mandie just managed to saw second place, Valerie West was a aether favorite to be dowii.d dariag the afteraeoa, her failure coming in Die fifth race. Th.- layers were jostled hard in tin- eleatag race by the victory of Knd .Man. which was backed extensively a: Ions adda. lie aaa after hadiag all the way. Trusty landed in second place and Sandy II. third. Hie favorite. Rustler! was on his bad post behavior and his price receded fast. Joseph A. Muipliy will serve as steward and have geaeral saptiilslsa of the raciag at the pra-aoeed six days meetlag t.. be held in Mobile beginning March 10. .1. F. Campbell will be raciag secretary and badge. Elmer Wilson will be the starter. Jeha T. Carey paddock Judge and Julias Feeihr clerk of the scales. Cup-v. who is aoilrlrlaaj horses for the meeting, stated that there will he saaaagh to fill the 158 stalls ..n the .rounds. Ir is intended to have five races daily far purses of 8888 each, the Sli.tmi for purses having been subscribed by the Baaiaasa Mens Rachig Association of Mobile. It was lharaaahb demonstrated this afternoon that Shreveport can be counted in the fold of fruitful racing, for an at lendanee that ow-ifl-wcd the spacious fair groaada stand was on hand to witness the sport. The bettiag activities found correspond -hag in. lease and the twenty -four layers who ajaoted pries were kept at top apeed to beadle the offer! ag*. The sport was fairly Interesting and a vast iin-provenieiit over fsimtl days, in the fact that the "outer trail" was not resorted to. the winners in most instances earning from those with an inner peel position and several of them running on the -trip next to the inner rail thrnngbsai the race. some ..f the dashes wen- contested by some of the better grade of horses, but slow time was the . nl. r. due to the wit soil under ihe dry top coal -inc of the track. The X7M» purse over the five and a half furlong ■ante served as ill-, feature and it la Ought tt Ike 1 st some speedy sprinters, with Rapid Day the one most in demand, but Tableau dTIomieur. 111.1 k lag his first start here ami in the colors of 15. Dnuahiller, who boaght him before baling Sea Oilcans, won la easy style, chiefly throaajh being raced mxt to the inner rail for the entire amy, Iliiaman outstaying Fapid Day for second place. The latter pair elected to race on ti ut. r rids. aad it foiaed them to ga farther thaa the ariaaer did. A aether case of groaad saving heiag respoaaibte for a victor] came in the fifth race, when Knd rlguea, who had the meant on Tableau dHonneiu. lis., took Dr. Bbafer over the inner rail route and it won for liim easily from Parr hah. At aaa time Dr. Bhafer icemed hopelessly out of any chance, bui. balding to his task, he drew level with the leader- after rounding into the stretch and drew away to win easily in the last eighth.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1921022701_1_7
Library of Congress Record: