Another for Hullabaloo: W. C. Clancys Big Sprinter Wins the Olympic Selling Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1923-05-09


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j 1 I i ; i 1 5 1 " I : , ~ , e , e r n ANOTHER FOR HULLABALOO ■ ♦ ■ W. C. Clancys Big Sprinter Wins the Olympic Selling Stakes. ■ ♦ Benjamin Blocks Better Lock Is Soundly Beaten by Hobgoblin — August Belmonts Colors Are Again in Front. ■ ♦ NEW YORK, N. Y., May S.— William C. Clancys clumsy sprinter Hullabaloo won his second selling stakes of the Jamaica meeting when he was winner today of the Olympic Selling Stakes, worth ,050. But Roy Carter, who had the mount on him, almost turned victory into defeat by his overconfi-dence in the stretch and at the end Hullabaloo was only a nose before George Odoms Modo. It was miserably cold for the sport and there was almost a winter chill in the high wind that blew in from Jamaica bay. The track was at its best, but the wind made fast time out of the question, and when Hullabaloo ran his three-quarters in 1 :12Vs under such conditions, and carrying 125 pounds, he stamped himself as at least a truly good selling plater. There were nine that went to the post in the Olympic Stakes, the ones to decline being Dry Moon, his stablemate Monday Morning and Wishbone. Little Time was lost at the barrier and with the start Carter took Hullabaloo into the lead and he had speed enough to draw clear of his opponents. Arrow of Gold raced in second place and Frank G. headed the others. This was the order until nearing the stretch turn, where Arrow of Gold tired and both Frank G. and Modo continued the chase of the Clancy sprinter. CARTERS OVERCONFIDENCE. At the eighth post Carter was looking | back and he had Hullabaloo so far in front the he eased the big fellow slightly. At the ! same time the other two charged on him and right to the end they continued to gain until Modo, under a particularly vigorous ride by [ Ted Rice, was just a stride short of being j the winner, while Frank G. was only half a length further away. It was surely a narrow escape from defeat t and it was only because of foolish overcon-0 fidence of Carter that the finish was so close. Any hopes Benjamin Block may have had 1 for Better Luck cutting any figure in either r the Preakness or the Kentucky Derby went glimmering when the son of North Star HI. . and Grail was soundly beaten in the mile and seventy yards of the Clermont by the e - Continued on twelfth pase. _ 1 ■ I - | I I . • I . s 1 I J I J ANOTHER FOR HULLABALOO Continued from first page. Oneck Stables Hobgoblin, also a three-year-old. Third was the portion of William Dan- iels Edward Gray. And it was not much of a race when the time hung out was 1 :43£. There was a short delay at the post, but the start was a good one and Laverne Fator at once went out to set the pace with Better Luck. He had the Block three-year-old clear when the backstretch was reached and was rating him along under restraint, with Hobgoblin racing in second place and also going fast. Fullon was leading the others. OT EQUAL TO THE TASK. There was little change in the running po-, sitions until leaving the backstretch, where Lang shook up Hobgoblin and he quickly ranged alongside of Better Luck. Fator called on his mount and for a few strides he held the son of Luke McLuke safe, but it was only for a few strides, when Hobgoblin passed by to swing into the stretch with a clear lead and come home to score easily. August Belmont won his second race of the spring season and Eddie Pagan rode his second winner of the meeting when Lucky Play, the half-brother to Lucky Hour, made good in the opening five-eighths dash. It was a race for maiden juveniles and a decidedly fine band appeared under silks. Lucky Play had blinkers added to his equipment and he ran straight and true all the way to be an easy winner. Tester and Sheridan, two from the Rancocas Stable, were second and third, while "Bud" Fishers Mr. Mutt, closing with fine courage through the stretch, was a close fourth. H. Akers So It Goes won the mile and seventy yards of the fifth race from a cheap band rather easily, but there was a rare battle for the other positions when Tuba. Purl, Kings Belle, Antilles and Fluff finished in an exceptionally close finish. So It does was claimed by Richard Lewis for ,725.

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