Pimlico Nursery Stakes: Two-Year-Old Feature Won by Lord Baltimore in First Start.; Reliable Billy Kelly Takes Govans Handicap--Patapsco Steeplechase to Robert Oliver., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-05


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PIMLICO NURSERY STAKES TwoYearOld Feature Won by Lord Baltimore in First Start Reliable Billy Kelly Takes Govans Handicap Patapsco Steeple ¬ chase to Robert Oliver PIMLICO Md May 4 The Pimlico Nursery one of the annual fixtures of tlie spring meetings of the Maryland Jockey Club was provided as an attraction at Pimlico this afternoon and J S Cos den furnished the winner in Lord Baltimore a goodlooking son of Celt Moisant Lord Balti ¬ more showed a good performance for a first time starter In the early stages he raced the speedy Black Rascal into defeat and entering tlie home ¬ stretch drew away into a long lead His early efforts told in the stretch run and tlie finish found him tiring and Ted Rice was forced to ride him out at the finish to beat the Whitney repre ¬ sentative Second Thoughts The latter closed with a great burst of speed and is evidently much better than tlie dockers and railbirds rated her Black Rascal quit all over when he tired and Falr brpther eased him up in the last eighth Tlie Wag an added starter was never prominent prominentThe The races were run over a deep and heavy track under a steady downpour Conditions were ideal for mud runners and horses that preferred that sort of going were given the preference by the speculators speculatorsAll All six of those carded went to the post in the JPatapscd Steeplechase and RoDert Orhrer TiroTed Vastly best Jack Pryor raced into a long lead in the early stages but after going a turn of the field he weakened At the eightli fence Robert Oliver took command and retained the lead the remainder of the race Crest Hill and Bronze Eagle made a bold effort going to the last fence but Robert Oliver easily held them safe in the run home on the flat Reliable Billy Kelly picked up 133 pounds made all the pace and won the Govans Handicap in a little better than a canter This was Billy Kellys third straight victory in as many starts this year He was never in better form than at present and unless he meets with some mishap should surpass the fine record he made as a twoyearold twoyearoldFinding Finding the going to his liking the threeyenr old Spugs had no trouble capturing the opening dash Moving up rapidly after passing the far turn he caught the leader in the stretch and pass ¬ ing him drew away into a safe lead in the last sixteenth Amackassin tired near the end after setting the pace from the start and was no match for the winner He had no serious opposition for second place the favorite Paul Connelly fin ¬ ishing third thirdOTINCr OTINCr STABLES AUSPICIOUS BEGINNING BEGINNINGThe The Qulncy Stable made its initial bow of this year in the second race when trainer James Fitz simmoiis sent the Ormondale coit Copper Demon to the post That he was immeasurably best was clearly demonstrated when aer overcoming much trouble in the early running he raced to the front on the backstretch and simply ran away from his opponents in the last eighth He won by eight lengths in a canter Whalebone from J E Davis stable and making his first start ran well and appears promising He was second and Sammy Jay third thirdComme Comme Ci ran a good race to account for the sixth in which he was the public favorite After being out run early lie closed fast and racing to the front in the last eighth drew away to win by two lengths lengthsJoseph Joseph McLennan was at Pimlico this afternoon looking after the closing of the Toronto stakes Mr McLennan reports that the number of entries made to these events are greater than in any pre ¬ vious year Several owners who have heretofore confined their racing to the American courses have signified their intention of racing in Canaan this year Mr McLennan left for Toronto tonight to confer with Secretary Frazer of the Ontario Jockey Club He will return later on to arrange for the transportation of the Horses from here to Woodbine WoodbineAn An effort is being made to secure the services of jockey J Williams to ride Billy Barton in the Kentucky Derby A L Austin has second call on him for the Canadian circuit circuitM M R Bryson has engaged F Barry to do his crosscoiinlry riding on tiie Canadian circuit Bry son will ship the two jumpers Bellringer and Haran from here to Toronto at the conclusion of the meeting Lucy Kate was claimed by P J Miles after she Was beaten in the seventh race yesterday yesterdayM M S Henderson is endeavoring to secure a call on the apprentice Lancaster for the remainder oT the season seasonTlie Tlie J H Louchheim stable will be shipped from here to Toronto on the special which leaves liere at tlie close of tlie meeting meetingNorman Norman Kennedy will accompany the division of the J Lumsden stable that will be sent to Canada and will do the riding

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