On Watch Narrowly: Son of Colin Defeats Gentility in Tiptop Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-22


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ON WATCH NARROWLY . Son of Colin Defeats Gentility in Tiptop Handicap. Vigil Takes Terminal Purse Goaler Repeats Delightful Weather and Big Crowd. BOWIE, Md., November 21. On AVatch. the best son of Colin, was winner of the feature offering at Bowie this afternoon when he finished first in the three-quarters of the Tiptop Handicap for George W. Loft, beating G. L. Blackfords good filly Gentility by a head and Harry Payne Whitneys Cro cus was just a head farther back.. It wa: the best finish of the day and a handicap that reliected credit on Joseph McLennans skill. The Aveather was delightful and with a remarkably good card another capacity crowd was on hand for the sport. In the Tiptop Handicap On AVatch showed a return to good form, but he was also helped along to his victory by a good ride. He began in front, but Marinelli at once took hold of him when Penman rushed Crocus out and set a killing pace with the daughter of Broomstick Inaugural. Gentility, herself a fast one. went after Crocus, and the first quarter was reached in 23 and the half in 4G. On AVatch was racing along behind this pace and it was natural that both of the fillies should weaken under the strain. Crocus stuck to it gamely enough, but the suicidal pace told its tale and an eighth from the finish Gentility was alongside, and outside, of the pair of them On AVatch was sweeping along in his winning stride. DRY MOON THREATENS. Both Penman on Crocus and Garner on Gentility rode furiously through the last eighth and both fillies struggled along gallantly, but the early pace had told its tale and in the closing strides On AVatch got his head down in front. Dry Moon had moved up on the stretch turn and he was a good fourth, but he had made his run on the inside where the track is a bit deeper than farther out, and he faltered just when he appeared to have a winning chance. Jack Odom sent a. Avinner to the post for the opening three-quarters dash for two-year-olds platers, when he saddled A. AArentzcls Owasco. The latter had to be much the best j because he was off badly and closed a big gap to be along in time to score from AV. Irvines Racket and F. B. Capras Papillon. There was a bit of excitemen before the running when L. A. Prices Sancho Pansy ran away a mile with Lang while parading to the post. The start was a good one with Racket. AYrangler and St. Angelina the ones to show the way, while Owasco, after starting slowly, was next to last in the big field and many lengths from the leaders. Papillon was racing forwardly and Sancho Pansy, in spite of his runaway showed a bit of early speed. All through the backstrctch run Owasco made up little ground, but on the turn out of the straight he began to move up and Weiner weaved his way through until he had his mount racing forwardly on the outside. An eighth from the finish he found an opening and taking advantage of it dashed into the lead and was going away at the end a length and a half to the good. HIDDEN JEWEL SUCCKSS1IJL. A. Swenkes Hidden Jewel, after forcing all the pace, was home an easy winner of the six and a half fm:ongs of the second race. J. Cabins Ettahe was the one to race into second place and third fell to G. t Winfreys Camouflage, with Jyntee rather a distant fourth. Jyntee was first to show from rather a ragged start, with Hidden Jewel right after her and Camouflage a good third. The others were somewhat strung out, with Mustard Seed last of the company. Hidden Jewel quickly headed Jyntee ami the Kraft mare ran as though the track wis not to her liking and was soon lengths behind the pace, though it is her Usual custom to show the way in such company. Camouflage and Shaffer were the ones to go after Hidden Jewel, but they could not com close enough to bother him seriously and Martz kept him clear of the field all through the running. The Terminal Purse, for two-year-olds, over the seven-eighths distance, was the s. -end best race of the day and it brought together a first-class band of juveniles. AValter J. Salmons Vigil proved the winner, while O. Yzquierdos Blue Hawk was second, with August Belmonts Osprey third. From a good start Aigil and Blue Hawk were first to show out of the bunch, but Lang rushed Osprey by them and he soon had the Belmon colt clear of the field and going alos smoothly and under restraint. Sundays Best, the Greentree Stable candidate, was second and Blue Hawk was under a hard restraint Continued on eighth page. ON WATCH NARROWLY Continued from first page. and showing the way to Lady Mvra and Vigil. Osprey readily raced Sundays Best into defeat and until well into the stretch he appeared a sure winner, then through the final eighth he became leg weary and tired badly. At the time Sundays Best was racing next to the rail, not far away, while Blue Hawk and Vigil were charging on the outside. Sundays Best was doing his best and tired badly, but the others came along with a great rush in the last eighth and at the end Vigil was going away two lengths to the good, while Blue Hawk just headed out the tiring Osprey. It was another case of the pacemaker becoming leg weary in the going, as is so often the case at Bowie, and it will continue the rule in many of the races. S. Landos Goaler was a repeater when he took down the mile and an eighth of the sixth race from R. L. Olivers Huonec, while C. Turners War Mask was the one to race third. To be winner Goaler had to go exceedingly wide on the stretch to race around the leaders and at the end he was going away with plenty to spare. Huonec finished resolutely to be second and War Mask was one that was dying away after having followed most of the pace. Attorney and Jacques were the early pacemakers and Attorney held to his forward position to the stretch turn, where the pace told on him and he dropped back beaten. Huonec saved ground on the inside when he made his run, while, as has already been told, Goaler went the wide way. Bell rodo a wonderfully confident race all the way on the winner and he had him under restraint at the end. The real surprise of the day came in the running of the mile and seventy yards of the fifth race, when Reparation, a three-year-old, that has performed through the steeplechase field, was winner from the Quincy Stables All Over, with G. L. Blackfords Maximac a close third. The others in the field were Clansman, Bonus and Pegasus. Maximac and Reparation were the ones to set the pace, while at the first turn All Over was far back. Then before the backstretch was reached Maximac had outrun Reparation and was clear, while Marinelli had taken All Over to the outside, and though he was going the long way he Avas making up his ground rapidly. Maximac held to the lead until nearing the stretch turn, but Reparation Avas hanging on to second place and holding xll 0er safe, though the Quincy Stables colt Avas going fast. In the stretch Maximac quit badly and there it Avas that Reparation moved to the front and crossed the Avinning line three lengths to the good. Gazinta A-as claimed from the last raca Monday by A. E. Alexandra for ,575. The Quincy Stable lost Torchy after tho son of Light Brigade Avon the second raco Monday. G. L. Goodacre purchased Elizabeth Bean from J. R. Skinker at private terms and turned her oArer to J. P. Smith to be campaigned at New Orleans. O. Yzequierdo bought priAately from Frank Byer the two-year-old Cisque and Quaint from Nate Byer. These youngsters will be shipped to Havana to be raced. W. C. Clancy Avas an arriA-al today from NeAV York. After his Avinning performance in the first race Okasco Avas claimed from A. Wentzel by the Modo Stable for ,001. Rubia Granda had two Avinners to her credit during the day in Hidden Jewel and On Watch. Hidden Jewel is by Disguise Rubia Granda and On Watch by Colin Rubia Granda. S. Louis claimed Goaler, after that horso won the fifth race, for ,2S5. Jockey L. McAtee, upon the advice of his physician, returned to New York this evening.

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