Night Raider Victorious: Takes Main Race of Monday Card at Havre de Grace.; Bughouse Wins Helter Skelter Steeplechase, but Pulls Up Lame After His Victory., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-19


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NIGHT RAIDER VICTORIOUS Takes Main Race of Monday Card at Havre de Grace Bughouse Wins Helter Skelter SkelterSteeplechase Steeplechase but Pulls Up UpLame Lame After His Victory HAVRE DE GRACE Md April 18 The Edge wood Iurse at threequarters of a mile for three yearolds was the main Rice of Holidays program at the Harford County course and S A Clopton furnished the winner of it in tlie Whisk Broom II gelding Night Raider The withdrawal of J K L Ross Pampas and the Kedgwick Stables Faiinus left the Clopton racer the outstanding choice His backers were given quite a scare when the speedy Johns Umma raced away into a big lead and threat ¬ ened to score in runaway fashion However after entering the stretch Johns Umma tired and Night Raider after making up ground steadily from a slow beginning was soon on even terms witli the pacemaker He drew away to win by a length from General Agramonte which passed the pacemaker in the final strides stridesFive Five twoyearolds of which all but Mawrcoron were making their initial appearance under colors made up tlie field in tlie opener The Broomstick Spun Glass colt Broomster was favorite and won in a close finish defeating Mawrcoron by a nose The latter showed the most speed and led to the last eighth but tired when challenged by the Whitney youngster and lost by inches inchesThe The Helter Skelter Steeplechase resulted in a sensational finish Capt Hal Parrs Hughousr when racing into the lead after taking the twelfth Jump grabbed himself and had to be ridden hard to retain his advantage He crossed the winning line a half length to the good but pulled up lame behind Bughouse was easily best and but for this mishap would have won off by himself himselfThirteen Thirteen platers met in the third race and tlie Englishbred Liberty Girl a daughter of Neil Gow Kirka dominated the running throughout and won by a length ridden out The real struggle was for the minor portions of the purse less than a half length separating Pueblo Little Maudie and Orma Heed which finished in the order named namedMather Mather was claimed by N S Vail after he was beaten in tlie fourth race on Saturday He cost his new owner 1G50 1G50Reports Reports from Montreal are that Louis Angevine has succeeded V S Nortliey as manager at Blue Bonnets Jack Campbell will be secretary at this Montreal Jockey Club spring meeting meetingJames James Healy acting for John Lumsdcn disposed of the twoyearold Britconia to Peter Stire who will ship Iiis new purchase to Canada CanadaJohn John Sanford is an arrival from Amsterdam to look Over the division of tlie stable that Preston linrch is training for him at Havre de Grace GraceDan Dan Dreyer a wellknown patron of racing was an arrival from New York He contemplates getting together a small string to campaign on the metro ¬ politan tracks tracksW W A Porter got in from Pittsburg and will await the arrival of his side partner Henry Me Daniels who is due here some day this week weekJ J Howard Lewis with a draft of twelve jumps ITS from tlie Weidener farm in Pennsylvania 0 L Snyder witli the jumpers that Gwym Thomp kins wintered at his place at Warrenton Va and John Schorr witli the E 1 McLean horses were arrivals at Pimlico PimlicoT T W OBrien laid 5000 to 1000 against Tryster and placed a wager on his own colt Pltiribus to win the Kentucky Derby DerbyMike Mike Lynch who has acted as assitant to several of tlie prominent starters lias signed up to the starting at the following meetings in Pennsylvania White Marsh Heading Lancaster Hanover York Shamokin Ashland and Altoona The fair associa ¬ tion at the latter point will feature running races this year yearWar War Club winner of the sixth race was claimed by J G Wagnon for 2055

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