High Costs Triumph: Makes It Three Straight Wins at Jefferson Park.; Favorites Have a Bad Day, Edward Gray Being the Only Winning First Choice., Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-02


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HIGH COSTS TRIUMPH Makes It Three Straight Wins at atJefferson Jefferson Park Favorites Have a Bad Day Ed ¬ ward Gray Being the Only Winning First Choice NEW ORLEANS La March 1 After helping by his bad behavior to cause a ten minutes delay at the post High Cost sur ¬ prised by winning the handicap at three quarters that featured the card He had to sustain a hard drive to beat My Reverie home which also surprised by racing promi ¬ 1 nently from the start and being a close and dangerous contender for the entire race Tippity Witchet the overwhelming favorite landed in third place The latter was as ¬ signed 122 pounds top weight and was rid ¬ den by Butwell Butwells riding this win ¬ ter has been limited and in consequence he is not in the best riding condition and tires long before his mounts do On Tippity Wit ¬ chet he showed poor judgment in taking him back when he was racing in a prominent position Presumably he had intended trying to go around the leaders to reach the firmer footing but he changed his plan and again sought the inside where he continued to the finish Tippity AVitchet came fast in the stretch Colando which had contributed to the long post delay raced forwardly also from the start but tired near the end LEffarc which beat Tippity Witchet in a former race ran a poor race today but the going was unsuited to him himPLEASANT PLEASANT WEATHER PREVAILS PREVAILSPleasant Pleasant weather was present again this afternoon but the track was deceptive it being soft in spots with firmer strips in places placesYesterdays Yesterdays severe drubbing that the lay ¬ ers experienced caused them to tighten in their price offerings and be panicky when strong support was forthcoming for any of the starters startersThe The mile purse enabled Edward Gray the prospective Louisiana Derby favorite to get a good workout and at the same time earn a purse for under the conditions that en ¬ abled him to take part in the race it seemed as if he had a certainty to lead his oppo ¬ nents home He made good drawing away in the stretch after overtaking and passing Hermis Kemble the early leader leaderIt It was the only occasion when favorite backers had an opportunity to visit the cashiers The other choices went down in defeat Some raced miserably Rupee was in the latter class He started in the final race and was a distant follower all the way barely outstaying Reformer for last place placeThe The two opening races brought to the post the limit number of starters of the poorer grade Full o1 Fun was the choice in the opener but was beaten to the finish by Kins ¬ man under a vigorous ride by Harvey HarveyHARVEY HARVEY O HELP HELPBirdie Birdie G was the favored one in the sec ¬ ond but this time Harvey did not ride so vigorously and she never figured in the run ¬ ning the winner turning up in Terminal which began fast showed the most speed throughout and won easily from Minute Man and Oraleggo OraleggoBallotcar Ballotcar was backed into favoritism in the fifth race but the best he could do was to land in third place and lucky to do that considering the bad ride he got Ettahe won here from the outsider King Trojan TrojanThe The concluding race fell to Glabella on which Harvey again rode with skill and judgment She beat Irish Pat home with the early pacemaker Hillhouse coming third thirdThe The stewards had a long session with A F Dayton this afternoon in their effort to determine the blame for War Zones incon ¬ sistency Nothing was given out outJake Jake Greenberg has concluded arrange ¬ ments wiMi S N Holman for the transfer of Neddam and Jake Berger This leaves Green berg without any racing material Holman has also concluded arrangements whereby C Howard will hereafter train the Holman racers racersJockey Jockey Harvey by piloting a pair of win ¬ ners broke the tie between himself and Morris and Abel and now leads with nine winning mounts mountsMoon Moon Winks changed ownership after the second race Mrs L M Renter claiming her for 100 100Twoyearolds Twoyearolds will be given an oppor ¬ tunity next Monday to race over a half mile mileIdle Idle Thoughts and Roman Girl twoyear olds and Diana have been bought privately from B J Brannon by M J Reed ReedBurgoyne Burgoyne has bten turned over to A Bor ¬ deaux to train trainA A N Akin will race in G C Wrights colors and be trained in future by C R An ¬ derson dersonII II Cavanaugh was advised by J M Goode to dispose privately of the horses Goode has here

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