Quincy Stables Prize: Bluemont Carries Colors to Victory in Eastern Shore Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1922-09-21


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QUINCY STABLES PRIZE Bluemont Carries Colors to Vic- ! tory in Eastern Shore Handicap. ! i Secondary Feature to H. P. Whit- ! neys Calamity Jane Despite an Overconfident Ride. 1 HAVTtE DE GRACE, Md., September 20 Another of Marylands rich "stakes has fallen to the lot of the Quincy Stable, when the i black colt by Vulcain Notasulga, Bluemont, , ridden by C. Ponce, accounted for the running of the Eastern Shore Handicap this afternoon. His victory was a hard-earned one, for he had to close a big gap to overtake the leaders, and was ridden out at the finish to defeat W. J. Salmons Vigil, while Mrs. H. Dattners Marie Blanche was third from E. F. Whitneys Heeltaps. Fifteen two-year-olds contested for the rich prize. The "Whitney entry, Chickvale and Picketer, ruled favorite, but failed to figure prominently at any stage of the race. Samuel Ross Toucana was the early pacemaker, with Heeltaps and Marie Blanche racing in closest pursuit. Entering the stretch Bluemont, which began slowly but worked his way up on the inside, dashed to the front and once there withstood all challenges and carried off the coveted prize. Vigil was second after a smashing performance and third place fell to Marie Blanche, which outgamed the tiring Heeltaps. The H. P. Whitney colors were carried to the front in the running of the secondary feature of the afternoon by the speedy Calamity Jane and remained there for the three-quarters victory, although due to the overconfidence of Penman she had to be hustled along through the final thirty yards or so to withstand the fast closing Tippity Witchet, from the stable of L. T. Bauer; while Knot, sporting the silks of the Salu-bria Stable, was but a short distance back. TIPPITY WITCHET THREATENS. The field was reduced in size by numerous scratches and Knot was the one to go to the post a popular choice. The start was a good one and Penman allowed the Whitney starter to go to the front She readily drew away into a safe lead, while Wellfinder and Champlain raced closest in pursuit. During the first half mile Knot was racing under slight restraint in a contending position and finished resolutely when called upon by Kel-say through the final eighth. Tippity Witch-et came with his usual rush -and Wore down the tiring Knot, but if it had not been for Penmans overconfidence he would not have got within such close distance of the winner. Calamity Jane was accorded considerable support in the wagering and the victory was a popular one with the public. Carol, from the Quincy Stable, had but little trouble in graduating from the maiden ranks in the opening dash, which was at five-eighths. A field of thirteen started and Carol absorbed but little support from the public. The start found the field leaving in good order with the exception of Knighthood, which was crowded back. Carol was outrun in the first eighth, but went to the front when called upon and drew away with ease to win under restraint. Scribble began slowly and rounding the turn found clear sailing on the inside and closed a mighty big gap. DENXISOX LANDS A WINNER. Ten platers accepted the call in the second race and John Morrill, racing for G. W. Foreman, ridden by J. Dennison, proved much the best and had a safe margin from Bravo at the end. The latter was second in a driving finish from Mcco. Dennison was content to save his mount from the early pace set by Crock o Gold, but when settled on the backstretcn went to the front and thereafter never left the result in doubt. Bravo came with a rush in the final sixteenth and in a desperate finish held Moco safe in the final drive. This marked Dennisons first mount in some time and as a consequence the winner was accorded but meager support in the wagering. Dr. R. J. MeNully-came down from New York to treat the H. P. Whitney two-year-old Flagstaff, which was taken down with train sickness. The youngster is on the mend and may be seen under colors before long. j Kate Brummell, a plater in the stable of G. R. Bryson, died yestereay. Frank Herold will handle the division of the Quincy Stable located here, but will make frequent trips to New York until the close of the Metropolitan season. J. P. Smith has purchased the Vulcain Stable and will race the horses in his own name hereafter. The Futurity winner Sallys Alley will be kept in Maryland and pointed for the Maryland Futurity at Phnlico, according to trainer Gene Wayland. The decision to not start in the Breeders Futurity at Lexington was arrived at today. T. J. Healey came down from New York to witness the running of his charges in the Eastern Shore. Morty Murphy reported that jockey H. Thomas would be here to accept mounts on Friday and Saturday and leave for New York the next day. The claiming rule in vogue in Maryland is open to all comers except that the owner of the winner may not claim his own horse. Jockeys F. Merimee and Eddie Barnes arrived from Montreal today, while E. J. Salt and O. B. Akers were on the scene, waiting the arrival of their stables from the same point. S. N. Vail, who raced a small stable on the Canadian circuit during the summer, left for Arizona to recuperate from an attack of bronchial tuberculosis. It was stated this morning that J. W. Mc-Lelland would send Lucky Hour and Southern Cross to fulfill their engagements in the Potomac Handicap. .

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