Victory for E. B. MLean: Saddle and Boots Wins for Him Myrtle Selling Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-27


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VICTORY FOR I B. MIEAN ♦ — ■ — — Saddle and Boots Wins for Him ; Myrtle Seiiing Stakes. — ♦ Africander Handicap to Ray Jay — Sancocas Thessaly Is Aain Successful. NEW FORK. S. Y.. Juno 2t . — It was a large crowd that Journeyed to the Aqueduct track today and while the card was not a particularly attractive one. the sport fur-nished w ta Brat c l.i.s. The feature was tbe Myrtle Selling Stakes! ! over the mile route and it brought about .• «o.ui coateat when Edward Beale Me!. cans Saddle and Boota m.s wmner from the Quincy Stable Teddy It., with Henry Water-sons Brainstorm savins the third from Mr---. T. O. Webbers Wynne wood. ihe Myrtle had a net value of Jo.-lTo tc the winner ar-d there were eight went to the poat from an overnight list of fifteen. Th fieid was a well-balanced one and it was a race all ib " way. Wynnewood was the one to cut out the early i aee. hut Merimee was never far away with Saddle and Boots and Fator in the early stages rated the Bancocas Stables Lord Brighton in third place. When the stretch was reached #ynnewood waa all through and as he dropped back ! j beaten there waa a general closing up be- | hind him and Saddle and Boots went Into : ! ■ command. Lord Brighton failed utterly when called on. but Brainstorm came prcoainently Into the picture and then in the last eighth : Teddy it., after baving been outrun through! the early stags, wad closing resolutely on j ; Mm outaide. j Saddle and Boots had to do his level best i t» withstand this r-isii of Teddy ft., and at : : the end he was only winner by a neck and Brainstorm waa just a head back of the Quincy Stable . four-year-old. i.ORTl KliH.HTO.VS BAD It ACE. The race rin by Eord Brighton was one j ■ of the disappointments of the stake. lie; had not shown much this year, but in this I running after Fator had rated him along In third place through the early running he ailed utterly when let down and his per-forsaance waa a decidedly dull one. Bay .lay. from the Quincy Stable, was an easy winner of the mile of the Africander Handicap, which waa the iifth offering. At the end he was a full three lengths before 1 P. E. Browns liephaistoa, which in turn 1 at George P. Fullers Be Frank a head for second place. There were only five going to the post and My Reverie was the one to cut out the running. Hephaiatos went after her, but was ! pinned in next to the inside rail by the Oily in the run through the backatretch and 1 linally cut oft" l y i:er on the turn where Parks had to take up and lose some ground. Be Prank was slow to begin and was last j of the five, with Bxcehna also beginning f slowly and Bay Jay racing in third place. There was little change in the position 1 until the stretch was reached. There My " Reverie began to Lire and as she did liephaistoa was blocked again. Ray Jay then 1 closed with his winning rush and Be Frank k went so wide at the turn that he lost several 1 lengths. In the last eighth Bay Jay drew out readily to win with plenty to spare and 1 Be Frank just failed to catch Hephaistos 3 for second place. Thessaly, from the Rancocas Stable, was winner of the opening four and a half furlong dash for two-year-old fillies. At the 9 end she was doing her best to beat J. A. Co-burns " i.ady Inez and Prima Donna, from the e Kiveria Stable, was a distant third. After being away well. Thessaly was good 1 enough to dominate the running throughout, • but at the end she was bearing in badly and she carried Lady Inez into the worst part of f the going. Prima Donna had to close a considerable - gap to take down third place, but 1 she readily disposed of The Girl at the end. Kge, the Alterman starter in this race, was s unfortunate when she was cut off shortly 7 after the start and there was no time she had a etiance to display her speed. LETTF.ItMAN EASNS BRACKETS. Rather an ordinary band went to the post t for the mile of the second race and Better-man, - from the Greentree Stable, proved easily - best when he led George D. Wideners : Mizar nome by four lengths while Frederick k Housmans Normal was a close third. Orcus was the one to go out in the lead d from the start and when Gantner crossed d over with him I.etterman was pinched off I slightly next to the inside rail and Thomas s took him to the outside. Normal raced along g In second place and Mystic was third, showing - the way to Mizar. which, in turn, was s followed by Betterman. Court View was outrun :- tinned on twelfth page. j I j i . J j j ! | ; | 1 : ! j ! j j ; 1 j j J ! , ; : j j i ! , I VICTORY FOR E. B. McLEANk j j Continued from first page. . run from the tirst stride and was soon a dis- tant follower. It was not until rounding into the long stretch that I.rtterman moved up on the outside. It was no trick for him to circle around Normal and he soon put the tiring Orcus away, to come on and win easily. Mizar had swung wide in the stretch and when Normal was coming again at the end he h to be hurried to hold second place safe. Algernon Pangertield officiated as starting steward at Aqueduct today, owing to the ! I absence of B. C. Potter. Marvin Alb-n, owner of Paisley and I*ady Myra and part owner of the Tijuana track, made his tirst appearance at Aqueduct. Mr. Allen has a considerable stock farm in South- t em California. Bob Harris has written C, W. Primrose , that the preparations are going forward for , racing at Tanforan that makes certain a 1 Rood race meeting for the wealthy sportsmen of the coast. Barrett Haynes, the steeplechase rider, has received a letter from his brother Everett, who is riding in France for Eugene Beigh and Pierre Wertheimer. When the letter was written Everett Haynea had ridden fifteen winners and on one occasion had two winners one day, beating ONeill in one of the races. lightning struck James Fitzsimmons barn at Aqueduct Sunday night, but fortunately no horses were hurt and the flames that followed were quickly extinguished.

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