Big Day at Bowie Track: Thousands of Enthusiastic Racing Patrons at Prince George Park; Dr. Clark and Tippity Witchet Score Impressive Victories Under Heavy Weights., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-10


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BIG DAY AT BOWIE TRACK Thousands of Enthusiastic Racing Patrons at Prince George Park Dr Clark and Tippity Witchet WitchetScore Score Impressive Victories VictoriesUnder Under Heavy Weights BOWIE Md April 9 The popularity of racing was strikingly illustrated at Prince George Park today when the grounds of the Southern Maryland Agricultural Association was crowded as it never was before in the history of this the newest of Maryland racing organizations Although extra transportation facilities were provided they failed to properly take care of the immense crowd that shortly after the noon hour began to wend its way to the Bowie course From Baltimore Washington Philadelphia and even New York they came and when the bugle called the horses to the post for the inaugural dash there was only standing room left This too in spite of threatening weather Lowering clouds and sprinkles of rain took turn with the tropical sunshine and throughout the afternoon a stiff breeze blew over the course The rain how ¬ ever did not amount to much though it drove the spectators to shelter once but then for only a short period periodTwo Two special races the Prince George Handicap for threeyearolds and over at a mile and the Cap ¬ itol Handicap for horses of the same age were the principal racing attractions Both were won by Broomsticks Tippity Witchet capturing the mile dash and Dr Clark accounting for the shorter contest Each of the victors carried top weight and each went to the post an oddson favorite Tippity Witchet ran in the colors of L T Bauer and Dr Clark carried the colors of II P Witney WitneyIn In the Capitol Handicap Dr Clark under Coltl lettis hustling ride quickly rushed to the front and feet n fastpace all the way After turning for home Coltilcttl gave Dr Clark his head and the Whitney racer drew away into a big lead It was well that he did for his heavy impost of 130 pounds told near the end and he was tiring fast while Captain Hershlcr closed with a great burst of speed that almost turned defeat into victory only a head separating the two at the end The Archer was third after a good race throughout throughoutTippity Tippity Witchet also won his race narrowly but the neck that measured his margin over Bolster at the finish stood for a more thorough beating than the neck by which Dr Clark triumphed G W Forman ran Shoal coupled with Bolster and sent the former to the front to kill off the favorite Shoal did all that he was able blazing the way from the start to the turn into the stretch but Bolster fell down on his part of the assignment Parrington rushed Tippity Witchet to the front as the field straightened out and he gamely held to his advantage through the final drive Bol ¬ sters supporters found some excuse for their ill fortune because of his being forced to race u bit wide on the last turn but the son of Marco in spite of his best efforts was gaining but little on the leader at the end Sandy Beal finished two lengths behind Bolster easily third thirdThe The withdrawal of Charlie Leydecker from the first race left Medusa and Resist the most favored of thu remaining starters After Earlymorn had set the pace for threequarters of a mile and then quit the abovementioned pair staged an interest ¬ ing stretch duel Medusa triumphing under Ensors skillful guidance guidancePENMANS PENMANS FIRST BOWIE VICTORY VICTORYJockey Jockey L Penman the star of the recent Havana meeting scored his first victory here when he rode Louise Wynne to an easily achieved success in the second race Midian was the public choice but the Golden Maxim filly found little trouble leading him home The favorite after racing into a brief lead tired and could never afterward get on even terms with the ultimate winner winnerOld Old Benevolent was right on edge today And ran a sparkling race to account for the third Although interfered with at the start he quickly recovered and gaining gradually caught and passed tho leader in the final eighth to win drawing clear clearThe The start in the fourth race was decidedly poor Kcziah being practically left at the post and Edith Baumann not much better off However Anna Gallup was not one of those affected at the start and racing away in the lead easily held the others safe throughout Ilackamoru was second and George Bovee third thirdT T W OBrien received word from his trainer Tom Shannon that plans had been laid for the shipment of Pluribus from New Orleans to Louis ¬ ville this afternoon In his final work at Jefferson Park Mr OBriens Derby candidate ran u mile and an eighth in 154 the mile in 140 140Mandaluy Mandaluy Lusmore Peppery Polly Hustler Lads Ixve and Almino were Fridays addition to the schooling list listA A F Dayton has made reservations of an express car for the shipment of his horses from here to Louisville next Saturday SaturdayJoseph Joseph McLennan announced two corrections in the condition book for the first week at Havre do Grace The second race on thu opening day will be contested at ten pounds below the scale nnd in the steeplechase on Friday April 2t the winner is to be entered to be sold at auction for 700 700Although Although I Fletcher vas suspended at Oriental Park for rough riding astride Mayor House in the Grand Prize of Cuba he was allowed to accept the mount on Iron Boy In the fourth race It is snid that his name did not appear on the list of horse ¬ men and jockeys in bad standing forwarded the Maryland commission by officials of the Cuban course courseJohn John Lcischman is an arrival from his home in St Louis LouisLouis Louis Tauber trainer of the Kentucky division of the J K L Ross stable visited here today from tin Bos farm at Laurel LaurelT T F Biirnman will ship nine head from here to Wheeling W Va at the conclusion of the meeting here to take part in the racing at that point pointU U Womeldorff trainer of the H B Holmes CoBtlnueq oo second page BIG DAY AT BOWIE TRACK Continued from first page horses has taken first call on jockey II Gregory for the Havre de Grace and Pimllco meetings Gregory is under contract to Mr Bornman BornmanCharlie Charlie Lcydecker and Siesta were excused from the first and second races respectively Siesta pulled up lame after a morning gallop and Charlie Leydecker displayed extreme soreness sorenessLuke Luke Cassidy assistant manager of the Laurel track took in the racing here today todayElmer Elmer Wilson will leave here at the conclusion of the meeting to do the starting at Wheeling He also will officiate at Chagrin Falls FallsJ J McManus and Jack Cobb arrived today from New York YorkMike Mike Sasserath headed a delegation from Gotham that included Matt Koenigsburg KoenigsburgJ J Kennedy claimed Medusa from II J Harris for 1205 1205Hackauiore Hackauiore was claimed by H B Holmes for 1805

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