Little Celts Victory: Wins the Ardsley Handicap from Best Love in Easy Fashion, Daily Racing Form, 1922-10-27


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UnLEOTS VICTORY Wins the Ardsley Handicap from Best Love in Easy Fashion. Sande Shows His Superior Horsemanship in Nursing Muskallonge Home a Winner by Inches. NEW YORK, N. Y.. October 26 Sandy McXaughtons Little Celt, chestnut son of Celt and Little Flower, made a show of his opponents in the Ardsley Handicap at the Empire City course today. It was over the short three-quarters course and he hung out a new mark for this stake race when 1 o finished in 1:0S to win uy three lengths from Best Love, with William Toll third. Back of him came Blanc Scing and Aladdin. The latter, an added starter from the Ranco-cas Stable, was a bad last. The race was worth ,010 to the winner. "While the day wa3 cold and there was some wind blowing at the track on the lop of the hill, there was another big crowd out aril the racing was well enjoyed. The track was fast and, while some of the races brougbt the cheapest sort together, there were some fair class horses in three of the offering.-. It had been intended to start Richard T Wilsons Tall Timber, the top-weight in tht Ardsley Handicap, but he fell lame and was scratched. The Greentree Stables Rompini. Home was another to be withdrawn and thor Hildreth added Aladdin, making it a field c live. There was little to the running, for Little Celt rushed right away from his opponents at the rise of the barrier and never left the result in doubt. Taplin had only to sit still and permit him to go along in his own fashion. Best Love raced second throughout after Blanc Seing had shown an eariy flas.i of speed and, do his best, Sande could never have Aladdin anywhere near the leaders. Finally the added starter dropped back until he was last. At the end Little Celt was sti 1 going fast to beat the Madden filly three lengths, and she in turn was leading William Tell, an early follower, by a length and a half. He beat Blanc Seing two lengths, and when Aladdin was well out of it Sanda brought him home six lengths behind. HOW MUSICALLOXGi: WON. The Hillsdale Selling Handicap, over the short three-quarters distance, was the second best offering of the afternoon and it brought about a good finish when Sanda nursed Bud Fishers Muskallonge home tiie winner from Wynnewood, while back of them came St. Allan and Arrow of Gold. The start was a good one and Sande at once tock Muskallonge into command, while Wynne-wood chased after him. Arrow of Gold began from a rail position and showed scant speed, being headed by St. Allan. Once clear Sande nursed Muskallonge along and, saving ground all the way, had the faint-hearted sprinter still clear when the stretch was made, but he was tiring badly, while Wynne-wood was .chasing him resolutely. Through the last eighth it seemed certain that the latter would catch him, but Sande kept the son of Meelick going long enough to have him win by a neck. St. Allan outgamed j Arrow of Gold and took the short end of the purse, but he only saved that by a nose and I he was two and a hal: lengths back cr Wynnewood. The race run by Arrow rf Gold was decidedly below her recent form. John E. Madden has sold the French telling plater Ruban Rouge to Mrs. R. A. Alexander and he ran under hen silks jn the fifth race. Harry Springer, who has been away from races for a considerable time was back again yesterday for a day of sport and his appearance was wolcome. Algernon Dangerlield has called attention of breeders to the fact that only a few days remain for the registration of foals of 1922. without an additional fee. The time expires October SI. Frank Byer will ship the Edward Arlington horses to Pimlico Friday. Robert MclCeever has purchased High Speed and Wylie from L. G. Care. J. L. Holland has purchased Rupee from Robert L. Gerry.

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