Champlain In Limelight: Further Qualifies for the Preakness--Stafford Handicap to Sedgefield., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-06


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CHAMPLAIHI IN LlWIELIGHTl Further Qualifies for the Preakness Staf ¬ ford Handicap to Sedgefield BALTIMORE Md May 5 G W J Bis sells Champlain demonstrated this afternoon that he must not be overlooked in the cal ¬ culations for the coming Preakness whefTIie was an easy winner of the third race of the day a dash o a mile Oil Man the Pelican Stable hope demonstrated that lie would not do when he failed to make the winner extend himself Hea the Salubria Stable candidate raced much below expectations The field which paraded to the post gave promise of staging a much better race but he public was doomed to disappointment Champlain went to the front rounding the first turn when Lang took Oil Man under restraint and considering the going set a ast pace for his opponents to follow The Pelican Stable starter raced in closest pur ¬ suit while Trevelyan was in third position with Hea next in order Rounding the far turn Oil Man moved up in a threatening manner but Stirling called upon his mount and the son of Rapid Water drew away with consummate ease and was under steadying restraint through the final eighth Cham lain was the favorite in the race and his victory proved a popular one for the Mary landers landersThe The running of the Stafford Handicap fur ¬ nished a stirring finish in which R T Wil ¬ sons Sedgefield was the winner from Thomas Monahans Rebuke at a mile Third portion went to Lunetta The winner was ridden by ockey Mooney and had a popular following among the patrons The race which was for threeyearolds and over brought out a small field of four there being two with ¬ drawals The start was a good one and Lang inmediately sent Lunetta to the front while Slippery Elm raced in closest pursuit Sedge ield headed Rebuke This order was main ained well into the backstretch where Mooney moved up with Sedgefield and chal enged Lunetta The pair raced as a team or the next eighth and in the meantime Re uke passed Slippery Elm but made a wide urn into the stretch In a hard fought finish he Wilson color bearer held the fast gain ¬ ing Rebuke safe to earn the victory by a short neck neckSUCCESS SUCCESS OF THO3IAS 3IO3TAHAN 3IO3TAHANThe The opening dash of the afternoon resulted n victory for Thomas Monahans Lank from Be Trueman and Josephine C The winner was ridden by jockey Robinson and came from behind the early pace and won with something to spare at the finish finishRal Ral Parrs good fencer Esquimau was the winner of the Potomac Steeplechase at two miles in an easy manner from The Trout while Bryan O Lynn was a distant third Esquimau and The Trout staged a spectacu ¬ lar battle which keyed up the crowd to an excitable pitch Phoenix the remaining starter in the race unseated his rider going o the sixth fence Esquimau proved the better fencer and in the final struggle won with a safe margin at the finish finishSagamore Sagamore found a soft spot to his liking in he running of the sixth race and toyed with iis opponents Lang had him away with the eaders and found clear sailing on the inside in the first quarter and Sagamore went to the front with a rush Bromelia was the one to race in closest pursuit but she coulc not overhaul the leader Camoufleur out asted Due de Moray for the small end of the purse This victory completed a double for jockey Lang LangSuper Super accounted for the closing dash of the afternoon at a mile and a sixteenth when he outgamed Serapis The winner was ridden by Woodstock and made all the pace Serapis moved up in a threatening manner but Morris elected to go to the outside which cost him the race for he was wearing the winner down at the finish Gain de Cause came from a long way back to take the short end of the purse purseWEATHER WEATHER COTDITIOfS IMPROVED IMPROVEDClimatic Climatic conditions showed a vast improve ¬ ment over those which prevailed for the past few days but the track was heavy and re ¬ quired the best efforts of superior mud run ¬ ners The fields were reduced materially by numerous scratches but nevertheless spirited racing prevailed and the majority of the winners were forced to hard drives to earn brackets bracketsTrainer Trainer Eugene Wayland of the Willis Sharpe Kilmer stable arrived this afternoon and superintended the unloading of Exter ¬ minator which was shipped from Havre de Grace Dinahmeur was shipped over to keep the gelding company After his engagement here Exterminator will be shipped to Louis ¬ ville to fulfill his engagement in the Ken ¬ tucky Handicap HandicapE E B McLeans Dream of Allah will not be seen under colors for a week or so the filly having developed a slight foot trouble troubleHenry Henry McDaniel reported this morning that the brood mares quartered at the Ross farm at Laurel Md had been divided and shipped to Berryville Pa and Kempland Farm Ken ¬ tucky where they will be mated with Sir Continued on third pace CHAMPLAIN IN LIMELIGHT Continued from first page Barton and Cudgel CudgelNeil Neil Fellowes good filly May Rose will be shipped to Pimlico and turned over to trainer John F Schorr for an eastern campaign campaignJoseph Joseph D Healy will remain for the Pim ¬ lico meeting on the lookout for suitable ma ¬ terial to race at Belmont Park and other New York tracks tracksT T J Shannon announced that he would ship to Jamaica at the conclusion of the Pimlico meeting the public stable that he has In charge chargeThe The twoyearolds in the Kilmer stable that were stricken with coughing at Havre de Grace have fully recovered and are taking daily gallops Hopes are entertained of saving the prom ¬ ising colt Jeg in the stable of J E Griffith Jef sustained injuries en route from Havre de Grace to Pimlico and his leg filled up and was swollen three times it natural size So serious was the colts condition that a veter ¬ inarian of the insurance company came on to look him over The leg was lanced thi morning and the colt shows signs of improve ¬ ment and hopes are entertained for his re ¬ covery coveryAmong Among those who are at Pimlico to witness the racing are Herbert Pratt active president of the Standard Oil Company Howard Max ¬ well Joseph W Burden Charles Bird Jr of Boston Bayard Tuckerman Jr and Ken ¬ neth Schley have written that they will bo here to witness the running of the Preaknesa

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