Captain Alcock Victorius: Defeats Tryster and the Porter in Valuable Havre De Grace Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1921-10-02


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1 ; CAPTAIN ALCOCK VICTORIOUS Defeats Tryster and The Porter in Valuable Havre de Grace Handicap. nARE DE GRACE, Md., October 1. The largest crowd of the present meeting gathered at the Havre course today to witness the decision of an interesting program, of which the Havre de Grace Handicap of 0,000 added was the chief attraction. A representative field of star racers fought for the rich prize and the Quincy Stables Captain Alcock carried the popular colors to an easily achieved victory. He ran a sparkling race and after passing Tryster on the far turn held command to the end. He was five lengths in advance of the Whitney three-year-old, which in turn had little trouble holding second place safe from E. B. McLeans The Porter. The closing days racing at Havre de Grace this afternoon was a brilliant one. Weather conditions could not be improved upon and the track was at its best. A head finish marked the end of an interesting duel between Mr. lirummel and Bribed Voter in the first race. The first mentioned raced, in the lead all the way, bnt Bribed Voter was always within striking distance and. in a terrific stretch drive, almost turned defeat into victory, only a head separating the pair at the finish. No mistake was made In installing The Boy as favorite in the second race, the son of Celt assuming command with the rise of the barrier and holding sway throughout. He was never in serious danger. Charlie Sumtny was second and Kirah third. Another thrilling finish came in the third race, Theodosia outgaining Widow Bedotte after a hard fought stretch battle, the "result of which was in doubt until the official placing was announced. Theodosia, nnder J. Callahans splendid ride, showed the way throughout and displayed rare courage when challenged by Widow Bedotte, lasting long enough to gain a well earned decision. The Whitney cast-off, Wellfinder, proved; easily-best in the mile and seventy yards handicap, for which the Broomstick gelding was a; well-backed ;eboiee. lie raced into "the lead qurekly"aifr dominated the running all the way, winding; .by a, safe margin. The real struggle was for second pTace. Rubidium, Clean Gone and Lads Love finishing in the order named, with inches, separating them. Theodosia was disqualified after winning the third race, due to the program weight being three pounds short, which was claimed at the time of entry. Koh-i-noor, which sustained a fractured leg when she fell yesterday, is highly pvized as a brood marc and efforts will be made to save her. The injured member was placed in plaster cast this morniug by Dr. McCarty. She is a daughter of Dr. Leggo Priceless Jewel, by Plaudit, and is a relative to Hymir, the dam of Morvich. Tom Saunders lias been fired by his new owner, J. G. Bussey, and will bo rested up until next spring. Plum Blossom, another of the stable, which was kicked on the knee earlier in the meeting, is again taking exercise and will be seen under colors at Laurel. James F. Johnson, owner of the Quincy Stable, and trainer James Fitzsimmons were visitors today to witness Captain Alcocks race in the feature attraction. A

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