High Cost A Failure: Runs Unplaced in the Principal Jefferson Park Race.; Sagamook Wins the Long Race Easily--Favorites Have a Bad Day, Only One Winning., Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-16


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HIGH COST AJAILURE AJAILURERuns Runs Unplaced in the Principal Jefferson Park Race Sagamook Wins the Long1 Race RaceEasily Easily Favorites Have a Bad BadDay Day Only One Winning NEW ORLEANS La March 15 The col ¬ ors of Miss M L Mahler were again carried to victory by Canyon when he triumphed over the best band of sprinters that could be mustered this afternoon and won in good style from Elmer K and Avispa with the favorite High Cost following It was a claiming handicap and nine went to the post Canyon was rushed away from the post in a forward position and attended Elmer K closely until he raced into the lead in a sixteenth from the finish and won under slight restraint High Cost had been unruly at the post but he succeeded in getting away prominently and raced close up to the lead ¬ ers until fully into the stretch where his impost of 120 pounds began telling and he succumbed in the last few strides to Avispa Orcus when the start came would not join Uie others and was practically left He showed a fine performance in closing an immense gap and was running fast at the finish finishuxrnopiTious uxrnopiTious WEATHER WEATHERrig rig fields chiefly of the selling plater vari ¬ ety made the contests this afternoon but good racing resulted The attendance was ugain large and might have been better but for the threatening weather and a high wind of almost cyclonic velocity velocityFavorites Favorites again were in eclipse after Ju ¬ piter backed to the exclusion of the others in the opening dash had finished first firstTheir Their downfall began when Belgian Queen failed badly in the third race where she was a pronounced favorite but finished far back in the ruck ruckHigh High Cost was the next to go down and also to fail to land part of the purse purseAttorney Attorney Muir the next choice fared bet ¬ ter He landed second and Ettahe concluded the woes of the favorites adherents when he was beaten out of third place placeThere There was much difficulty in the selection of a choice in the second race for the backers were at sea with 5 to 1 to be had against any of the starters Thco won here after she had tried to bolt on the stretch turn her margin over Roseate II being a small one with Marimba landing third thirdLucv Lucv Kate showed a sudden recovery of form in the third race She won in easy style from Loveliness with Ogarite third thirdBelgian Belgian Queen changed ownership here S Jones getting her at a cost of 51700 51700In In the mile and a half dash Sagamook proved best and gave a good exhibition In coming away as he did in the last quarter Attorney suffered some from interference in the last quarter as a result of being sharp ¬ ly bumped by the winner but he was beaten at the time Topmast which finished third might have been more dangerous but for being cut off sharply when he attempted to get through next to the inner rail railIIEPEATEK IIEPEATEK A SUIUKISE SUIUKISERepeater Repeater furnished the surprise of the aft ¬ ernoon when he galloped by Dark Hill in the last eighth to win easily Dark Hill had shown the most speed from the start but tired slightly in the stretch though he had no difficulty in retaining second place Grass Tree came from y long way back to land the shorter portioii f the purse purseWord Word was received today of the reinstate ¬ ment of the mare Restless ruled off at Con iieaut Lake Pa last spring springSeveral Several of the owners here contemplate attending the dispersal sale of horses in training yearlings weanlings and brood mares owned by the late II IL Hewitt to be held in Lexington March 22 22Marshall Marshall Cassidy has been appointed to do the starting at the Columbus Ohio track and also at Maple Heights near Cleveland The Columbus meeting will begin April 22 The Maple Heights racing will follow May 5

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