Omaha Racing is Popular: Recent Thirteen Days Meeting Quite Successful Move on to Reno, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-02


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c Q R n n s. si n Tl jj v W t i j J; a e t E ? t - i J I I. ! J I - j ! 1 I : 1 1 ; . i 1 ; , j 2 f 1 2 j s s s c . , . v n e i j ! he! 0 y e tl T jj r GfilAHA RACING IS POPULAR 1 Recent Thirteen Days Meeting Quite Success- V fui Move On to Reno. OMAHA, Neb., July 1. The thirteen-day meeting at Omaha, which was recently ter- 1 minated, was highly successful from every standpoint and the management feels that 1 racing in the state of Nebraska is here to r stay. The wonderful crowds, which jour- 1 neyed to the mammoth Ak-Sar-Ben course, reflected the popularity of the sport here. 1 It is thought at this time that the meet- Ing next spring will bo of longer duration f with increased purses and, if such is tne ; .case, a better class of horses should be at- t traded to this great corn center. I C. B. Irwin, who for the past three winters has led the list of winning owners at Tijuana, carried off that coveted honor here, j Ho won upward of ,800, but not until the last days racing was decided had he taken firm hold on first honors. It was his broth- 3 er, Frank Irwin, who pressed him hard, he being but 00 behind him when the curtain fell. The success of F. R Irwins Woodie Montgomery, the aged son of First Chip, in the ,000 Aic-Sar-Ben Kings Derby contributed the major portion of his owners winnings. Two carloads of thoroughbreds departed for Reno, Nev., where a twenty-five-day meeting is in progress. The horses which journey to the city of "broken romances" were F. R Irwins Woodie Montgomery, W. Harper, Hanovers Topaz, Carlos En-! rique and Money. C. B. Irwin sent Motor Cop, Regreso, Sedan, Herder, Corncutter, Buckhorn II., Phrone Ward, Harry Rudder and Walter Dant. In tlie other care were Marcclla Boy, Lo-; rena Moss, North Shore, Nellie Witwcr, Kim-I berly, Indianola, Kazan and Lady Voltrome. F. R Irwin just before shipping purchased the horses Money ana Carlos Enrique at pri- vate sale from B. A. Jones. 3IAHCELLA BOYS OWITEE. Lee Erb acquired the good horse Mar-i cella Boy for 00 via the claiming route. The horse proved to be quite a bargain for after winning a race over a long route he came right bade and trimmed Money and Motor Cop in a three-quarters mile dash while carrying the Erb colors. C. B. Irwin decided to turn out for the summer on his ranch at Cheyenne, Wyo., tho following horses: Dainty Lady, Rifle, Tom Craven and Clear Lake. This quartet have not been racing up to expectations and the portly turfman is of the opinion that a three months rest will benefit them for win-j ter racing. Z. E. McGregor decided to ship his string of runners direct to Vancouver, B. C, to await the opening of the racing there. Starter Arthur McKnight departed for his home in Kansas City. His starting through-e out the meeting was most worthy and it called for praise from both the public and horsemen alike. The one time good sprinter Wallace L. has I seen the last of the race course. He was a starter in a cheap race the other day, but broke down before he had taken a half dozen strides. He was noticeably lame when he went to tlie post and it was really cruel to have started him. The horse Money, which Is slated for a campaign at Reno, has a remarkable record for a thoroughbred with dicky legs. He has won ten out of his last thirteen starts and had not Marcella Boy beaten him by a nose tlie other day his defeats would have only been two out of thirteen. F. R. Irwin has sold the mare Crlspie to B. A. Jone3. She will be shipped to his farm at Parnell, Mo., and will be bred to his sire Seth.

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