Crusader The Great: First Horse to Win Historic Suburban Handicap Twice.; W. R. Coes Filly Black Maria Finishes Second and H. P. Whitneys Macaw Third., Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-06


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CRUSADER THE GREAT first Horse to Win Historic Su i burban Handicap Twice R Coes Filly Black Maria Finishes Second and H P Whitneys Macaw Third NEW YORK N Y June 4 Another brfl liant page was inserted in the history of the Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park today when Clarence Kummer guided Crusader the great son of Man o War to an easy victory over W R Coes Black Maria while Harry Payne Whitneys Macaw was third The fortyfirst renewal of the famous stake waa run in a drizzling rain which did not dampen the spirit or enthusiasm of the thousands who cheered the winner Crusaders name was inscribed as the first horse to win tne prize twice Crusader as a threeyearold won the fortieth renewal carrying 104 pounds with Johnny Callahan in the saddle Today he caried 127 pounds conceding weight to Chance Play and the others that started There was but one withdrawal when the riders names were listed for the race Mars being the absentee absenteeThe The crowd showed but a slight drop In numbers from the Memorial Day attendance despite the disagreeable overhead conditions Rain started to fall before the running of the first race forcing the crowd to seek shelter while the spacious lawns of the Turf and Field Club clubhouse and grandstand were deserted The drizzle did not affect the going which was fast fastThe The horses behaved well at the post al ¬ though Display lunged through the barrier on ssveral occasions Starter Cassidy sent thMn away to a good start and Macaw and Black Maria were the first in motion They raced head and head and set a dazzling pace while Marylander was in third place with Chance Play fourth under steady restraint Crusader was following Chance Play and Dangerous was last Both Walls and Col tilctti drove their mounts and continued the fast pace racing along heads apart alter ¬ nating in leading Kummer worked his way Up steadily with Crusader and displaced Marylander while Fator had hot called upon his mount Chance Play was in close quar ¬ ters near the far turn and Fator could not get through being completely blocked in front and on the side Crusader moved up to the leaders and the crowd roared as he assumed the lead Black Maria was still giving her best while Macaw was showing the effects of the pace Crusader passed the leaders without much effort and bounded away through the final eighth winning by seven lengths Black Maria held on well to the end and had a good margin over Macaw The latter was tiring in the final eighth and finished tired although he did not meet se ¬ rious opposition from Display The latter came fast through the stretch but the damp ¬ ened conditions of the topsoil was against his best efforts effortsMARS MARS A WITHDRAYAL WITHDRAYALMars Mars was the one withdrawal rumors spread about the paddock before the running that there was some dissention as to the rider and he was ordered withdrawn The race carried an added value of 10000 and netted the Glen Riddle coffers the sum of 11875 11875The The Corinthian Steeplechase Handicap one of the outstanding fixtures through the field resulted in an easy victory for Jolly Roger from the Greentree Stable of Mrs Payne Whitney Jolly Roger was conceding much weight to his opponents and at the end had a big margin over J E Wideners Lizard while Autumn Bells from the Kershaw Sta ¬ ble was third Beau Brummell III from the 3VIendham Stable and Lizard were added starters bringing the field up to nine nineVolunteer Volunteer as expected was the one to set the early pace and he drew away into a commanding lead while Lizard raced along after him with Rip in third place Jolly Roger was further back Crawford had a steady hold on his mount and did not hurry liirn along Volunteer continued to show the way for the first turn of the field and Lizard raced along after him while Greenhorn coupled with Jolly Roger moved into con ¬ tention Volunteer was done nearing the eighth jump and Byers sent Lizard into the load Jolly Roger was sent into second place and Crawford was content to follow along behind the pacemaker pacemakerIn In the meantime Autumn Bells gained steadily and nearing the eleventh jump was well up with the leaders Greenhorn took off badly at this jump and lost much ground before he recovered his stride Lizard was racing along under urging and at the final jump Jolly Roger overtook him and on the flat drew away to win by a big margin Lizard held Autumn Bells safe for second place while Thomas Paine closed a big gap to finish fourth fourthThe The race carried an added value of 2500 and was worth 3550 to the Grccntree Stable This organization has been very successful in races through the field at the Belmont meet ¬ ing winning more than the average number that falls to any one stable stableDOUJILE DOUJILE FOR C KUMMER KUMMERDistraction Distraction from the Wheatley Stable proved a winner of the fifth race and enabled jockey Clarence Kummer to complete his double for the day Distraction shattered the old track record which was established by Chance Shot last year clipping two and threefifths seconds from the old mark of rlS i Dicing raced into second place while Groucher was third Distraction was a for ¬ ward factor throughout and stood a drive Kamely to outstay Dicing The latter moved up courageously when called upon and fin ihed well while Groucher was a good third The latter began slowly lacked early speed but finished fast under pressure pressureBeau Beau Geste from the B and B Stable was nn easy winner of the final race of the day which was at one mile He showed the way to W A Wollmans Spanisli Gold and John Lowes Clear Sky The winner was ridden by the apprentice L Simon and had a wide margin at the end Spanish Gold raced prominently but faltered at the end and tired badly while Clear Sky finished coura Koously and outstyed Grange The latter had no excuses excusesSamuel Samuel Rcss One Cent a son cf List Coin Lfimcdc stood a long streJch drive courageously to graduate from the non winners ranks when he accounted for the first race of the day by a narrow margin from B Garsons Mi Vida while William Hogans Catch Him was third The winner1 was ridden by Barnes and was a favored factor from the start Fifteen started in the race with opinion well dividad There was no time lost at the start and the field left in good aignment aignmentOne One Cent displayed the most early speed and drew into the lead followed by Catch Him with Paragraph in third place The latter was in close quarters and could not find racing room One Cent stood the pres ¬ sure to shake off the determined early oppo ¬ sition from Catch Him and at the end out ¬ stayed Mi Vida The latter finished fast and displaced Catch Him at the end while Paragraph took fourth place from the fast finishing Violet B BNimba Nimba racing for Marshall Field and ridden by Johnny Callahan proved an easy winner of the third lace of the day which was for Tillies and mares threeyearolds and over at cne mile She showed the way to J S Co dans Recreation and Corvette from the Glen Riddle Farm Stable and four others Bonnie Maginn Gamble Flechita and Bonnie Khayyam The winner was worked out an additional eighth in preparation for her engagement in the Oaks coveting the mile and an eighth in 1 52 Nimba dominated the running from the start and at the end had something in reserve reserveFrom From a good start Callahan allowed his mount to draw away to an easy lead before taking her under restraint Flechita and Bonnie Khayyam were the ones to race in closest pursuit while Corvette was far back backThe The same running positions were main ¬ tained to the far turn where Recreation moved up fast on the outside Nimba drew away with ease when called on while Recre ¬ ation lost much ground at the stretch turn by going wide Corvette in the meantime was rraking her way steadily up on the insid but through the final eighth had tired mares to contend with which she wore down in a haitl drive ID be third Nimba had a big margin over Recreation which finished ii the middle of the track while Bonnie Maginn tired at the end to loaa third place by a narrow margin

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