Tippity Witchet Day: Little Racer Gives New Orleans Friends a Treat.; All American a Good Mud Runner--Jago Takes His Race--Ettahe Wins Again., Daily Racing Form, 1923-02-07


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UPPITY W1TCHET DAY Little Racer Gives New Orleans Friends a Treat All American a Good Mud Runner Jago Takes His Eace Ettahe Wins Again NEW ORLEANS La February 6 Al ¬ though the outward conditions of today were not to the liking of all concerned there was some good racing at the Fair Grounds and the big assemblage present seemed to take huge delight in it The track still pre ¬ sented the drawback of being heavy but in a measure this was offset by a more com ¬ fortable brand of weather Then there was Tippity Witchet in a race Tippity is an old time acquaintance and friend of New Orleans patrons of racing and never is he neglected in the wagering here There are those here who would take a chance on him against a Man o War trusting to luck that the Man o War would fall down or some ¬ thing thingHence Hence it befell that when the horse can ¬ tered to the post for the chief race of the day so far as class of horses was concerned Tippity Witchefs faithful followers were re ¬ joicing in the knowledge that some misguided speculators had made Sea Cove a solidly backed favorite thereby adding considerably to their own prospective gains For a time Sea Cove seemed on his way to justify the support awarded him by setting such a fast pace as a quarter in 23 and a half in 48 remarkable speed for such going But faith ¬ ful Tippity was right there himself and there was a great burst of assorted noises when he poked his nose in front of Sea Cove at the beginning of the last eighth Then the din grew wilder when he bade Sea Cove goodbye and came home with the comfortable lead of a length and a half The Hanover of Hawthorne Harry B was putting in some good work himself and at the finish Sea Cove only saved second money from him by a short head It was an extremely fast race under the track conditions and the other starters were beaten off at the finish finishCHICAGO CHICAGO OAVNER TICTOR TICTORT T W Chicago OBrien provided the winner of the inaugural dash of the after ¬ noon in the Pluvious colt All American The latters victory was achieved in sensational style for he began slowly and raced in the rear for the greater part of the contest Entering the stretch lie gained rapidly and passing one after the other of his opponents was soon in front and drawing away won cantering by eight lengths The Idle Hour Stock Farm Stables representative Body Guard of whicli much was expected quit after setting the pace to the stretch while Major Chilton which came in for consider ¬ able support fell when entering the stretch stretchAn An exciting cpntest and thrilling finish marked the decision of the threequarters of the mile of the second race in which the local owner W D Bernhardt scored with his Marathon gelding Jago The latters i wellknown mud running ability sent him I to the post favorite but he had no easy time of it Anticipate is no mean antagonist In the mud and the old Plaudit horse made his opponents hustle to keep pace with him in the early stages However in the stretch he tired and Jago moved to the front only to find a tartar in Jacobina the Cain mare after overcoming early interference finish ¬ ing with a wonderful burst of speed that just failed to bring victory In another stride or two Jacobina would have won wonSTUMP STUMP JR IMPROVED IMPROVEDIn In the Golden Rod Purse for threeyear olds at threequarters Stump Jr favored by the going and running in suddenly improved form won in hollow fashion The winner followed Sultan closely and after racing the pacemaker into defeat dashed to the front and drew clear in the last eighth winning by three lengths Sultan gamely hung on to second place while the smallest portion of the purse fell to Waywassamo the Apple gate representative showing up well under Corcorans hustling ride rideThe The mile and an eighth of the fifth race recorded another success for the veteran Ettahe which has always been a formidable rival in such going as prevailed today par ¬ ticularly over a long distance of ground It was a rousing finish between Ettahe and Escarpolette the pair stubbornly contesting every yard of the last eighth with the win ¬ ner In doubt until the official placing was announced Escarpolette was the early pace ¬ maker then gave way to Demos but hung on tenaciously and when Ettahe wrested first place from Demos was right there to fight it out with the abovementioned result resultFor For the first time at this meeting the colors of J O Keene were carried to victory when bis Charles Edward mare Loveliness accounted for the closing dash of the after

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