Hourless Son Missionary: Scores Hard Fought and Notable Victory in Remsen Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1921-10-07


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HOURLESS SON MISSIONARY Lj i i MM Scores Hard Fought and Notable Victory in Remsen Handicap. Beats Mustard Seed in Great Finish Jockey Turner Bides . Three Winners. H r: n NEW YORK, N. T., October C The Lexington Stables Missionary, son of Hourless Mission, under a hustling ride by Schuttinger, wore down Mustard Seed through the stretch and got his nose to the front in the last stride in the Remsen Handicap at Jamaica this afternoon. Surf Rider, which shared the position of favorite with the Peter Quince colt, was third. Mustard Seed and Toil raced head and head down the backstretch after getting away ahead of their opponents. On the turn Mustard Seed began to draw away and turned into the stretch with a clear advantage. Meantime Schuttinger had been working his wny up with Missionary and the son of Hourless began to close up rapidly in the stretch. He first passed Surf Rider and then drew up on even terms with the leader in the last sixteenth. After that it was a tearing, heart-breaking ride to the finish. Turner urged Mustard Seed to the last ounce through the last eighth and almost pushed him over the winning line a winner. He had little speed left, however, and went down to -defeat right at -the finish by the shortest possible margin. Surf Rider raced without blinkers and showed a tendency to start poorly. He did not run nearly so well as in recent starts with blinkers. Missionarys victory was worth ,450 to his owners. . The- weather,- was -slightly warmer than on Wednesday, but the crowd was again below normal. Turners riding was a feature. He scored three victories with War Note, Esquire and Challenger and finished second on Mustard Seed in the stake race. Challenger . was an outsider in the betting and Turners alertness in getting him away in front had much to do with bringing him to the end a winner in the fifth race, which brought together a cheap band of platers. Canso was second and Frank Fogarty, the well supported favorite, third. Alexander Hamilton again demonstrated his ability as a sprinter by defeating Monastery and Squaw Man in the first race, a dash of five and a half furlongs, ne earricd top weight of 125 pounds. Kummer sent him into the lead when he was ready and drew clear at the turn in the straightaway. The Sweep colt stood off a challenge by Monastery and held an advantage of a length at the finish. Squaw Man tired under his impost in the stretch and followed Monastery by two lengths in third place. The rest of the field were outrun early. WAR NOTES GOOD PERFORMANCE. War Note made the pace all the way in the second race. He was under a drive at the end to outlast Siren Maid by a length. Regal Lodge was third. Siren Maid slowed up after closing a big gap, but she outstayed Regal Lodge for second place. Turner completed a double in the third race with his victory on Esquire, the third straight favorite to win. Rolo was second and Trader third. Esquire was kept behind the pace set by Rolo to the turn, where he moved up on even terms under pressure. The pair then raced bead and head through the straightaway and Turners vigorous ride enabled Esquire to finish in front of Rolo, while Trader held the rest of the field safe for the short end of the purse. Nightboat was claimed Wednesday by George Choos for ,7G0 and Our Dear by G. A. Marshall for ,800. Trainer H. Hughes has shipped Chateau Thierry to Laurel to fill her engagement in the An-nnpolis Handicap on Saturday. George Read has purchased Pavia from John-Sanford. The filly will be trained by M. J. Murphy. Jockey F. Weiner left for Cleveland last night to ride on the tri-state circuit. Under Section 172a of the rules of racing the stewards ordered Tidings, which was recently claimed back from W. Shields by J. S. Cosden, scratched from the third race. The rule provides that no horse acquired by the claiming route may start in the colors of the original owner for thirty racing days after the date of claim. P. S. P. Randolph reclaimed Frank Fogarty out of the fifth race for ,400. He lost the Wrack gelding by the claiming route to J. L. Holland a few days ago.

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