Wildair Beats Boniface: Only a Nose Separates Pair in the Delaware Handicap.; Bonifaces Fractious Behavior at Post Defeats Him--The Archer Takes Secondary Feature., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-20


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WILDAIR BEATS BONIFACE Only a Nose Separates Pair in the Delaware Handicap Bonifaces Fractious Behavior at atPost Post Defeats Him The Archer ArcherTakes Takes Secondary Feature HAVRE DE GRACE Md April 19 Boniface Commander J K L Ross consistent racer ami largest money winner of last year made his 1921 racing debut today in the Delaware Handicap at one mile and although beaten was far from dis ¬ graced His own fractious behavior at the post was really the cause of his defeat After getting Jiway slowly he made up ground fast and display ¬ ing great speed in the final eighth was gainin witli every stride just failing to overtake Wildair by the smallest of margins Wildair which ran as if not quite realy in the Harford Handicap last Saturday was kept under restraint today for a half mile then raced to the front with a rush and secured what appeared to be a safe lead Near the end however he tired and with Bolster drawing near with each succeeding stride Kiunmer was forced to ride him to the limit to outstay the Ross racer Only a nose separated the pair at the finish and the enthusiasm of the spectators knew no bounds in their enjoyment over the great struggle The mile was run in 139 equaling the track record for the distance distanceThe The Pennsylvania Purse was the secondary at ¬ traction of the afternoon and it furnished a good contest The Archer the favorite was the winner with Sagamore second and Shoal third Sagamore threatened to score In runaway fashion by stealing a fivelength lead while rounding the first turn but after showing the way to the last eighth was no match for the winner when he challenged and barely saved second place from Shoal ShoalAnother Another twoyearold from the J K L Ross stable was returned victorious on the occasion of lier first appearance under colors when Diadcina a daughter of Marathon Samura one of Mr Ross own breeding led all the way in the opening dash to beat P A Clarks Blue Teal by a length The latter raced shoulder to shoulder with the Ross representative until reaching the homestretch where the Marathon filly drew clear clearWhatever Whatever chance of winning Kirali the favorite in the second race may have had went glimmering when she got away badly and was practically elim ¬ inated although she closed an immense gap at the tmrt when too late The winner turned up in Bur goyue which was awarded the verdict after a sen ¬ sational finish the first four horses crossing the winning line almost abreast the judges only being able to separate them Midinn was given second place Jean Bullant third just beating Luugliorne by Inches InchesBAYWOOD BAYWOOD FURNISHES A SURPRISE SURPRISEThomas Thomas Clydes Baywood furnished a surprise in the third race when he defeated the Ross and Whitney representatives Registrar and Princess Pandora respectively He came from behind with great speed and getting on even terms with the leaders outgamed Registrar in a hot finish Prin ¬ cess Pandora was third tiring near the end after n good race Wild Heather for which W M Jeffords paid 10000 as a yearling in 1919 made an auspicious debut showing fine speed in setting the pace to the last eighth before giving away He should improve with racing racingAnother Another outsider to score was Social Star in the fourth race a dash of threequarters of a mile for threeyearolds He Avon easily with Perhaps one of the field horses finishing in second place Black Top getting the small end of the purse Tenite the public choice quit after running a fast half halfWallie Wallie Fcssenden came over from New York to take in a days racing racingTheodore Theodore Jones a stable hand in the employ of J Smith was struck by an automobile and suf ¬ fered a broken ankle He is confined in the Havre de Grace hospital hospitalWillie Willie Shields shipped his stable froin Bowie direct to Jamaica where lie will await the open ¬ ing meetingW of the Metropolitan Jockey Club meeting W McDaniel reports that two threeyearold maidens and three twoyearolds in the W S Kil ¬ mer string are down with fever feverJoseph Joseph McLennan will remain over after the close of the Havre de Grace meeting to accept entries of the Ontario Jockey Club stakes which are advertised to close Monday May 3 He will be at Pimlico that day dayJockey Jockey C Jackson was suspended for five days for rough riding ridingJock Jock Scot is reported to hare gone amiss and will be an absentee from the races for some time timeJames James Rovve Jr is handling four of the Harry Payne Whitney racers Wildair Prince Pandora Broomster and Ararat being under his care Tiie remainder of the Whitney racers at Havre de Grace which number around a dozen are being trained by S A Clopton CloptonThe The threequartermile and mile and a quarter races at Havre de Grace are run out of chutes chutesLouis Louis Gartli is here with a division of the Oak Ridge Stable Jockey Kelsay who will do the riding for the stable this year came over from liclmont Park with Garth GarthJ J Nashs Bantry has Jaen taken down with an attack of fever feverOwen Owen E Pons refused a flattering offer for tht contract he holds on the promising apprentice apprenticeT T Brooke Mr Pons will ship his stable from here Jo Canada and several horsemen have asked for a call oh the lad on the Canadian tracks

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