St. Louis Notable Victory: Wins the Two Thousand Guineas in a Canter with an American Rider., Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-27


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ST LOUIS NOTABLE VICTORY Wins the Two Thousand Guineas in a Canter with an American Rider RiderLONDON LONDON England April 26 The Ameri ¬ can jockey George Archibald who scored hia first English victory on Paragon in the City and Suburban Handicap at Epsom today rode Lord Queensboroughs St Louis bay colt by Louvois Princess Sterling by Flori zel II to victory in the Two Thousand Gui ¬ neas at Newmarket This was the first of the five big English classics to be decided this year Pondoland ridden by Frank ONeill was second and Captain Cuttle rid ¬ den by Smith third thirdSt St Louis won easily by three lengths and Pondoland held a margin of four lengths over Captain Cuttle which on the strength of recent victories had become the future book favorite for the Epsom Derby The winner was in front all the way Captain Cuttle lost ground rapidly after a weak chal ¬ lenge on the stretch turn turnPrincess Princess Mary was present to watch the performance of King Georges Weather Vane in the big race but she had little reason for enthusiasm as the royal colt could finish no better than seventh seventhOf Of the eighteen named as probable con ¬ testants in the race Flavious Silpho and Craigangower were withdrawn The last named was beaten Tuesday by Bucks Hussar and Poisoned Arrow Nine others not named in the list of probables also started making a total of twentytwo They were My Star Guardsman Silvanus Tanglewood Crescende Villars Doctor Quill White Satin and Jac qnoit qnoitLord Lord Queensborough formerly Almeric Paget and husband of a daughter of W C Whitney owns only one horse todays win ¬ ner nerThe The result of the race was a great blow to the bookmakers The winner was backed so heavily that his odds went rapidly from 20 to 1 to 6 and 5 then 4 to 1 at the closing The layers were in a panic and refused to accept money for the winner at the close closeThe The weather for the big stake was ex ¬ ceptionally bad Heavy rains fell for four ¬ teen hours before the race and the mile was covered in the slow time of 143 143Following Following is the summary Lord Queensboroughs St Louis b c by byLouvois Louvois Princess Sterling by Florizel FlorizelII II Archibald 1 1Sol Sol Joels Pondoland br c by Pommern Gourouli by St Damien F ONeill 2 2Lord Lord Woolavingtons Captain Cuttle ch c cby by Hurry On Bellavista by Cyllene CylleneSmith Smith 3 3Twentytwo Twentytwo started Won easily by three lengths Four lengths between second and third Time 143

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