Tall Timbers Speed: Lives Him Easy Victory over Goshawk and Martingale, Daily Racing Form, 1923-05-02


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ALL TIMBERS SPEED*1 ■ ♦ ives Him Easy Victory Over Goshawk and Martingale. ■ ♦ [artingale Easily Held Safe by ra the First Two — Cosden Stable a the w Wins Nursery Stakes. tt the s ♦ PIMLICO. Md., May 1— Racing came back b o rimlico this afternoon and Baltimoreans ■ are ourneyed to the historic course in droves to U the witness the opening. No better setting could tj e desired. Delightful weather conditions, a dl ast track and the best of the thoroughbreds w uartered on the grounds to fight it out in the ■ lifforent races. The card which was offered. I n the whole, was a good one. Scratches. 1 lowever, narrowed the fields down to small C lumbers. a Pimlico offered many advantages that in- tl •reased the comfort and aided in the conven-encft of the crowd. The emerald green of the n •enter field presented a pleasing picture. The w jld eyesore, a wooden fence that enclosed ti the grounds at the far turn, was replaced c l y a wire fence. Parking facilities were en- s; larged and during the course of the day were o put to a severe test of what they will have a to accommodate on big days. The clubhouse, p however, the scene of many luncheons, was s crowded with men high in the social and a a financial life of the state. New York sent t over a delegation, while Washington was e largely represented. The racing was of a I spirited order and, although the majority of j the winners had something to spare at the i end. their victories came only after they had raced their opponents into defeat. Tall Timber, bay son of Campfire — Pixy, won the feature race of the day. the Wicomico Purse at three-quarters, easily from Gifford A. Cochrans 0,000 Goshawk, with Martingale third. Gadfly, Scoop, Persistence and Heeltaps were the others that started and finished in the order named. Tall Timber was ridden by But well and his easy victory advanced his chances for the Preakness Stakes honors, for he came from behind Goshawk and drew away into a two-lengths lead at the finish. i i GOSHAWKS SIZZLING PACE. , 1 The only withdrawal from the race was the Greentree Stables Moonraker. The start was 1 a pood one and Robinson, sending Goshawk riht to the front, set a sizzling pace for the first half mile, covering the distance in ML Tall Timber was right behind him, although Butwell had a restraining hold on the son of Campfire. Martingale racing third. Goshawk still held the advantage as the 5 horses swung around at the stretch turn, although J Butwell had let out a wrap on Tall J Timber. The latter raced on the outside of Goshawk and. passing him while coming , through the final eighth, won going away. • Martinsale was always in third place, but t could not get to the two leaders. Tall Timber - was in receipt of an eight-pound concession from Goshawk, and ran the three-quarters „ in 1 :12. the fractional time being 22% 5 and 46. The others that finished behind the e placed trio were always outrun and outclassed, " although Gadfly closed up some e ground at the end. The Inaugural Steeplechase produced a rattling contest and finish, in which J. R Wid-eners Grenadier was first in a hot drive with Peccant, while Ihoenix was a good d third. A field of eight faced the starter and d , five were successful in covering the course. ;. Several falls occurred, in which, fortunately, J ,-, there were no severe casualties. Trans-pero. Our Boots and l,ollipop fell. The latter went down at the final fence when he appeared K to be the winner. Byers, who had d the mount on Grenadier, rode a well-judged d race. Grenadier has developed into a fine, », powerful jumper through the winter. McKKNNA EASY WINNER. W. P. Burchs McKenna was returned the ,e winner of the third race of the day. a dash h of three-quarteis. under claiming conditions, s, in an easy manner from Iietrus, while C. P. 11 Winfreys Iady Bess was third. Scratches brought the field down to six starters and 4 McKenna was the choice. The 1imlico Nursery, one of the annual ,i fixtures and the outstanding monetary attraction, t. a dash of four and a half furlongs TS for two -year-olds, resulted in a victory for ,r ut! J. S. Oosdens Yankee Princess, a chestnut daughter of Ballot— Change. Her victory-was easily achieved from Colonel West, while Flying Fur was third, Kuromer, who had the mount on the Cosden filly, got her away in a good position from the start. Elsbeth th set a fast early pace, but her advantage fs6 was a meager or.e over Yankee Princess, !e while Flying Fur was racing in third place. a short margin in front of Colonel West. it* Kummer sent the Cosden filly to the front ntl on the last turn and she quickly drew away ay into a long lead. Colonel West, under hard rd riding, gained steadily and when rounding ng _ Continued on twelfth pace. I 1 • 1 1 t . TALL TIMBERS SPEED Continued from first page. the stretch turn threatened seriously, but Yankee Princess was equal to the occasion and held her advantage, although Colonel V« st tired a tritle through the final eighm. Flying Knr h id no mishap and at the end held Polynesia safe. The withdrawal of the unbeaten June Flower caused some disap-; pointment among the crowel. The rare had an added value of ,500 and netted the Cos-1 den coffers the sum of .J50. Brice, a colt that recently arrived from Kentucky with the W. L. S. Martin stable, was returned the winner of the sixth offer-I ing. for two-year-e.lds. from Eagerness, while Deep Thoughts was third. It was the largest field of the day and Brice found but few supporters in the crowd. Trevelyan accounteel for the closing dash in a iliive with Belphrizonin, while King John was third.

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