Easy Triumph for Blazes: J.S. Cosdens Wrack Colt Finds Little Trouble Accounting for Laurels Main Race, Daily Racing Form, 1921-10-22


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EASY TRIUMPH FOR BLAZES J. S. Cosdens Wrack Colt Finds Little Trouble Accounting for Laurels Main Race. LAUREL, Md., October 21. J. S. Cosdens four-year-old Blazes, a son of Wrack Blazing Star, was an easy winner of the fourth race at Laurel Park this afternoon from Bridesman and Kings Champion. The winner was ridden by Ted Rice and was under restraint for the greater part of the race. From a good start Dark Horse was the one to show the way in front, closely pursued by Blazes under stout restraint. Leuving the half-ir.ile post on the backstretcb the Cosden color-bearer responded with a great rush and drew away into an easy lead. Bridesman and Kings Champion both moved up at the same moment, but the Martin starter was unfortunate, got caught in a pocket and was forced to work his way clear. Kings Champion took up the pursuit of the leader, but gave way to Bridesman when the latter was brought to the, outside. Rice- had the winner under restraint "through the final eighth and hU margin was a commanding one at the end. The card which was offered this afternoon lacked an outstanding feature and the majority of the races were under claiming conditions and catered to a mediocre calibre of horses. The racing, however, was of a wholesome order, despite the- fact that several of the choices fell by the wayside. The climatic conditions were all that could be desired and a surprisingly large crowd was on hand to witness the running of the card. The talent was handed a. severe blow in the running of the third race, when the heavily supported Meuse was second to Feigned Zeal, -while Zorro was a poor third. The Skinker starter, displaying brilliant speed, sprinted into a long lead and flattered his supporters in a confidential manner. Feigned Zeal, however, closed gradually under punishment and caught the tiring pacemaker uud won by a brief margin at the end. The winner was neglected and netted a big dividend for the usual investment. King Trojan took the closing dash of the afternoon, in which he gained the verdict over Summer Sigh by a short head iu a driving finish. The winner was ridden by Lowe and completed a double for this lad. Following in close pursuit of the pacemaker he moved into a safe lead, but was ridden out to gain tho verdict. Sam Louis sold to C. P. Winfrey at private terms his recent acquisition. Devil Dog. The following claims were lodged yesterday: C. Koehler secured LEffare from G. W. Forman for ,005, and Sam Louis took Devildog from the Quiney Stable for ,135. At private terms this morning C. Koehler disposed of High C. to M. J. Kearney of Baltimore. J. E. Davis Valspar, which broke down hopelessly the other day, was destroyed this morning. W. Knapp had the misfortune to suffer the destruction of his auto by an employe of a garage in Baltimore, where the machine was kept. A telegraph pole, it is said, stopped a joy ride by the marauders. C. J. Brockmiller and C. F. Clark will ship from lure to New Orleans a week from this coming Saturday. Trainer Clark has decided to send South four of the Louchhelm yearlings of the eleven that are quartered at Lexington. Trainee W. McDaniel reports that the two-year-old Mis.-doi- Bells will bo on the shelf for some time, suffering from ankle trouble.

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