Pimlico Oaks Surprise: W. S. Kilmers Dinahmeur Scores Unexpected Victory in Feature.; Hephaistos Qualifies for Preakness by Slashing Win in Annapolis Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-11


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PIMLICO OAKS SURPRISE W S Kilmers Dinahmeur Scores Unexpected Victory in Feature Hephaistos Qualifies for Preak ¬ ness by Slashing Win in An ¬ napolis Handicap BALTIMORE Md May 10 Willis Sharpe Kilmers Dinahmeur a daughter of Allumeur White Dinah bred at Sun Briar court pro ¬ vided a huge surprise in her unexpected vic ¬ tory in the Pimlico Oaks at the Maryland Jockey Club track today finishing three lengths ahead of Maryland Belle another un considered one with May Blossom in third place placeThe The absence of H P Whitneys Prudish left seven to face the starter and the IL F Whitney entry Caretaker and Second Thoughts ruled favorite and May Blossom the second choice choiceTho Tho start found Caretaker trying to esta ¬ blish the pace but her efforts were short lived for rounding the first turn Dinahmeur was sent through on the inside rail and from there on held command Caretaker was racing along in second postion and Sec ¬ ond Thoughts was third while the remainder of the field raced several lengths back In the run around the far turn Caretaker began to tire and Maryland Belle and May Blos ¬ som moved up Their efforts to catch the winner however were futile as Johnson had her a long way in front under restraint In the final sixteenth she was only cantering and Maryland Belle outlasted May Blossom for second place placeWeather Weather conditions prevailing this after ¬ noon were of a sultry and threatening na ¬ ture and the showed which came previous to the running of the opening dash failed to relieve the heat The track was in splendid condition and racing was of a spirited na ¬ ture The crowd while below that which was on hand yesterday was well up to the average averageESTABLISHES ESTABLISHES 2srEW TRACK RECORD RECORDA A dangerous factor loomed up in the run ¬ ning of the Annapolis Handicap this after ¬ noon when Mrs Frank Browns Hephaistos qualified in a convincing manner for the running of the Preakness Stakes on Satur ¬ day Hephaistos was victorious In the race which was at a mile and a sixteenth and in so doing established a new track record for the distance J 1C L Ross Spanish Maize took second place while Hea was third The three placed horses are all can ¬ didates for the Preakness The race which engaged a field of five attracted the attention of all the horsemen quartered in this section and the victory of the winner was popularly received receivedThe The start which was a good one found the field leaving in perfect alignment and Morris immediately sent the Brown candidate to the front while Spanish Maize was the one to race in closest pursuit The pace was fast and rounding the far turn Spanish Maize moved up in a threatening manner but Hephaistos responded with splendid courage and stalled off the rush of the Ross starter starterHea Hea which had been outrun closed fast and disposed of the remaining starters in a hardfought battle that lasted through the final sixteenth Hephaistos ran true and showed no signs of tiring Hea was going fast at the finish and may be better suited by a longer distance The fractional time for the race was 23 4S 113 l3S f and 144 The old track record of l45is was held by Sennings Park and Jeg jointly jointlyGREAT GREAT STEEPLECHASE CONTEST CONTESTOne One of the best steeplechase contests of the meeting resulted from the running of the Glenmore which was at two miles and a quarter and enabled the J E Widener stable to score its first victory at the meet ¬ ing when Wisest Fool outlasted Minata with Esquimau a good third The winner was ridden by D Byers and showed a sparkling performance through the field From the start he was sent to the front and established a fast pace Minata raced in closest pursuit while Esquimau followed in third position The remainder of the field was some distance back Entering the sec ¬ ond turn of the field Minata moved up in a menacing manner and threatened to assume the lead Wisest Fool was holding his posi ¬ tion in front under pressure Going to the final jump the Widener starter got a clear lead while Kennedy astride Minata lost his whip In a hard fought battle through the final sixteenth Wisest Fool held Minata safe Esquimau closed fast but could not get up upB B Hardings highly regarded twoyearold Elizabeth Bean graduated from the maiden ranks in the running of the opening dash at four and a half furlongs defeating Dont Bother Me and Merry Land The winner was ridden by Johnson dominated the running throughout and was under strong restraint at the end Merry Land essayed to keep pace for the first eighth but ran put on the turns and acted in a green manner Dont Bother Me hugged the rail and had a wide margin at the finish Gray Bonnet was knocked back right after the break and eliminated from contention contentionThe The E B McLean stable furnished the winner and the placed horse in the running of the third race of the afternoon in which Lcochares II and Sangrado finished ahead of Futcn and eleven other maidens The winner was ridden by P Walls and came from behind to score easily until shaken up at the end Sangrado was forced to work his way up on the outside and was going the fastest at the end Futen was a for ¬ ward factor for the entire race but quit badly when the real issue came cameA A Swinkes Phalaris had but little trouble in disposing of those that opposed him in the running of the fourth race of the day a dash of a mile and a sixteenth Stanley took second place while Lucy Kate was third The winner after assuming an easy lead held his opponents safe the entire way Stanley raced in closest pursuit but was forced to his utmost to withstand the rush of Lucy Kate The latter came from a long way back and going fast at the end endChateaugay Chateaugay making his first start this year was returned an easy winner of the final race of the day which was at a mile The winner assumed the lead when ready easily shook off his opponents and was U t der slight restraint at the finish Fair Vir Minia took the second place while Grace Foster was third thirdJockey Jockey R Romanelli will leave for Toronto and ride for the F A Clark stable on the flat flatJockeys Jockeys J Rowan and C Lang have been engaged by J C Fletcher to pilot his repre ¬ sentatives in the Kings Plate at Woodbine WoodbineO O E Pons has nominated E L Lohs recent acquisition Star Jester for the Wood ¬ stock Plate to be run at Woodbine this spring springB B Harding has changed his plans in ref ¬ erence to the twoyearold Elizabeth Bean and she will be shipped to Toronto instead of New York as originally planned plannedJames James W Bean has turned out at his farm at Silver Springs Md the twoyearold Pepper Grass and a threeyearold filly by His Majesty Cut Glass for the summer summerAn An old timers race has been programmed for Saturday morning at 10 30 by a commit ¬ tee comprised of T J Healey Jim Fitzsim mons and A G Weston The race will be at a quarter of a mile and ponies in daily use with racing stables are to be used Weights have been fixed at 160 pounds and a piece of plate will be awarded to the first three at the finish A field of eight will probably fact the starter starterTrainer Trainer Henry McDaniel shipped to To ¬ ronto this afternoon twenty of the J K L Ross horses that will be consigned to the sales ring at Woodbine Park The remain ¬ der of the stable will leave here on Sunday destined for the same point pointJockey Jockey C Turner has been engaged by the Seagram stable to ride one of their starters in the renewal of the Kings Plate PlateR R H Rowe owner of the Pelican Stable was an arrival this afternoon from the South SouthC C Fellowes in whose colors May Blossom ran in the Oaks came down from New York to witness the running ot that race raceJ J W Healy has turned over to B Holmes the jumpers Smithfield and Free State and a maiden twoyearold which will be shipped to Toronto TorontoJ J W Pangle and E Moore shipped four ¬ teen head from Havre de Grace to the Wood ¬ bine course yesterday yesterdayF F Musante will spend the opening week at Toronto and journey to the mountains to rest up for some time timeSt St Henry June Grass Galantman and Pirate Gold arrived from New York this morning All are intended starters in the Preakness Saturday SaturdayThe The following claims were filed this after ¬ noon G A Alexandra Sangrado for 2805 Sam Louis Leochares II 3605 3605Chateaugay Chateaugay winner of the last race was entered for J1200 and boosted to 2000 and sold to W Garth

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