Silver Fox Triumphs: Victorious in Paumonok Handicap, Jamaicas Opening Attraction, Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-29


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SILVER FOX TRIUMPHS . » Victorious in Paumonok Handicap, Jamaicas Opening Attraction. 1 Disqualification of Uncle Hood in Suffolk Stakes Gives Race to Golden Pennant. ♦ JAMAICA, N*. V.. April tL— Silver Fox. the high priced sun of Grey Fox II.. and Mary yueen df Scots, that races for Harry F. Sinclairs Rancocaa Stable began the- metropolian .season well when he was winner of the Paumonok Handicap at Jamaica today. It was a three-quarters dash and worth $ .! 00 to the winner. Silver Fox ran the three-quarters in 1 :12 and was top weight, carrying 124 pounds. He was ably ridden by I-iverne Fator. ltud Fishers Cartoonist was the one to finish well lapped on the four-ye-ar-old and a length and a half further away came the Green tree Stables Navigator. It was the opening of the New York rating season and never was there such a generous attendance at any opening. Long before the horses were tailed t the post for the opening race the stands and lawns were crowded and it was one of the most representative gatherings that ever graced an opening of the rating season. The weather had a winter chill that did not make the track the most comfortable place in the world, but the sport throughout the day was excellent. iKillti.i: for II. r. WUTIET. Unfortunately the stewards found it necessary to disqualify a horse that finished first when Incle Hood, after finishing in front was set back for having crossed in front his opponents at the start. This moved II. 1". "Whitneys Colileii lVnnant into the winning column and it completed a double for the popular silks, for the opening race had been taken down by Color Sergeant. Hut it was Noah in tin- Iaumonok that was looked upon as the suit st of the Whitney candidates of the day and he failed utterly. Conde from the uakridge Stable played an important part in the defeat of Noah in the Iaumonok and consequently an important part in the victory of Silver Fox. Conde had speed enough to go along with Noah and the son of Peter Pan never did relish that sort of contest. Sande kept Conde right at Noah and the pace was such that McAtee could not get on with his mount even had he been able. This racing along took much out of both f the leaders and Fat or cleverly moved his way up on the outside with Silver Fox until three-eighths from home it was apparent that he would be the winner. Navigator was also saving ground and going well next the inner rail and old Cartoonist was racing strongly. NOAH BADLY BEATEN. fondf was through when the stretch was reached, but he had done the damage to Noah and as he dropped back Noah was ready to drop back himself. Then Fator called on the gray and he came along gamely under the urging. Noah tired after an eighth out. but Oartoemist was not througn by any means and Navigator was still going along strongly. Fator was wide awake in that run home and at the end Silver Fox bad half a length to span-, while Cartoonist had beaten Navigator by a length and a half far second place, while Zuker. after being last in the early stages, otitfinished Noah to land in leartii place. There was a disqualification came out of tin running of the five-eighths of the Suffolk Claiming Stakes for two-year-olds and when Mrs. J. S -iaccalugas Incle Hood was displaced after nosing out C.olden Pennant, it completed a double for the Whitney silks and for "It ny" McAtee. The disqualification move*d William Keatings Colored Gal into second place and gave third place to William Daniels in i orted colt, Antonio. Incle Hood had been guilty of crossing his field at tin start and he interfered with the others considerably while Hidden Pennant, next to him at the post, suffered the most. GoMen Pennant was plainly beet and. but fur the Interference he suffered at the start, lie would undoubtedly have been the winner. He was knocked iff his stride and forced t,i close a big gap. but at the end was just a pjai short of victory. Incle Hood was rushed into the had by Carter and. showing an excellent turn of spied, he was showing the way into the Btretefa. McAtee had to drive Colden Pennant most of the way after bis misfortune at the start, and the son of Pennant responded V. [til rare gameness. At the head of the stretch he had found his way into second place, but lie was still two lengths back of Incle Hood. He continued to close under a long drive, but was just a stride too late. Lata Co and Dnrie M. both raced forward -ly to the stretch, where they weakened, while Antonio was running over horses at the end The sport opened with a five and a half furlong condition race that brought together MeenaaH m fifteenth pare. SILVER FOX TRIUMPHS Continued from first page a remarkably fine band of three-year-olds. It resulted in a victory for H. P. Whitneys Color Sergeant when he led home the Ran-cocas Stables Lachen. while Win. Ziegler. Jr.s. Espino came with a great rush at the end to outlast the Oak Ridge Stables Cutit-out for third. Color Sergeant, Lachen and Cutitout were all badly tired at the end and it is likely the race will do each one some good. No time was lost at the harrier and as it was released Lachen was rushed out by Fator while Sande had Cutitout chasing after him and under slight restraint. Color Sergeant was off well enough but he could not keep step with this early pace. Coming out of the back stretch I-achen increased his lead slightly and he was going along so smoothly that he looked all over a winner. Then Sande shook up Cutitout but the son of Theo. Cook would not respond and in the meantime Me A tee was going around with Color Sergeant and he was making up ground gallantly. Sande saved ground in the stretch with Cutitout and called on him again but it was of no avail and in the meantime Color Sergeant went on by and was close af er the Hildreth colt. In the last sixteenth he was on by to win going away by a length and a half. Lachen was doing his level best and just last* d to beat Espino for the second place. The Ziegler colt came with a great rush in the short stretch and was going faster than either Color Sergeant or Lachen at the end. Cutitout was giving away considerable weight when he had to take up 122 pounds and it is natural to expect that this race will do him good. Espino created the impression that he will do better at seven-eighths or a mile while the performance of Color Sergeant was thoroughly satisfactory. It was a goodly field of platers that went to the post in the second race and there came a real thrill when Thurber brought J. A. Harpers All in All along with a winning rush on the outside in the last sixteenth. She was up to score from J. Sciaccalugas Julie and G. A. Marshalls Wildlane saved third from the Greentree Stables Ferrash. Cassidy had some trouble obtaining a lineup to his liking, but the field was sent off in fairly good alignment. Julie at once went into the command and Wildlane chased after her, while Ferrash was showing the way to the others and All in All not far away and racing along on the outside. Voshell had broken sluggishly, but he at once began to make up ground and, while he had no chance to come through, his was a good race.

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