Mowlees Brilliant Race: Brown Son of Lucullite Scores in Southampton Handicap.; Defeats Best Field Starting during Jamaica Meeting--Turf King Victor in the First Race., Daily Racing Form, 1928-05-16


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MOWLEES BRILLIANT RACE j ■ ♦ Brown Son of Lucullite Scores in Southampton Handicap. • Defeats Best FlfM Starting During Jamaica Sleeting — Turf King Victor in the First Race. JAMAICA, X. V.. May 15.— The Southampton Handicap, which was the stellar offering at Jamaica this afternoon, brought out a representative field of three-year-olds, and the Rancoeas Stable furnished the winner in Mowlee, which was ridden by L. Fator. R. T. Wilsons Sunfire was the one to race to second place, while the Fair Stables Oh Say was third. The winner was ridden out at the end to add ,S50 to the Rancoeas Stables earnings. The Southampton Handicap attracted the best field of the current meeting, and it was in some respects a forecast of the field to face the starter in the Withers Stakes at Belmont Fark Saturday and later on in the renewal of the Belmont Stakes. Eleven three-year-olds darted with opinion as to the probable outcome diversified. Henry Mc-Daniel, who had named Propus and Genie through the entry box, decided to withdraw Propus and pin his faith on Genie. The field at the post was a well mannered one and, despite a three-minute delay, left in good alignment. Fator, beginning from the outside wih Mowlee, took full advantage of his mounts speed and before the first turn was reached was in the van. Mowlee opened lip a two-length lead and was then taken under restraint and rated along in front of Oh Say, which went along after him, while Sunfire and Genie, which lacked the early speed of the ohcrs, were well back. Mowlee was still showing the way as the field passed the far turn, and Fields was calling upon Oh Say. The latter moved up with determination, while Soult, which found the pace too much for him, dropped back. Maiben sent Sunfire through an opening on the inside and, fortunately, secured clear racing room. In the meantime, Indian Scout, Ironsides, Honker and Tenalo, which were under pressure, failed to improve their positions, while-Scots Grey, after fighting himself clear if interference, threatened for a brief moment. However, the challenge got him into more trouble. MOWLEE IN DISTRESS. On the stretch turn Mowlee began to show signs of distress, and Fator called upon his mount for the final effort. Oh Say, which had clung gamely to the leader, began o shorten his stride, and then Maiben moved up with Sunfire. The latter came resolutely and in the final eighth was wearing down the flying leader, but he failed by one length to earn the award. Oh Say was a driving third before Indian Scout and Ironsides, which finished closely lapped behind them. The next to the final day brought out a crowd of large proportions, despite a cool wind, which swept the course. The track was at its best and racing of a spirited nature. The James Butler Stable won another purse when Turf King, ridden by the apprentice C. Diehl. was returned a driving winner of the opening race of the day. The victory came at the expense of the veteran Care Free, while Tamiami Trail was third. The field was a fractious one at the post and when the start came. Centrifugal was the first to show in front. He displayed good early speed, but unfortunately fell lame in the stretch run and was eased up. Bounding the turn. Care Free moved up with determination and, passing the eighth post, assumed a brief lead. Turf King, however, was gaining steadily and. under pressure, wore down the leader at the end, while Tamiami Trail closed an immense gap from a slow beginning to be third. GOLDEN VOLT EASILY. L. Tignolas Golden Volt, ridden by W. Kelsay, proved an easy winner of the second race of the day from James Butlers Mosque, while Edward Staal Luther was third with Account. The winner dominated the running from the start, raced Account into defeat and drew away in the final eighth. Mosque improved his position steadily on the inside and, finishing fast through the stretch, wore down Account, but never menaced the winner. Account showed early speed, but tired badly at the end. King Jimmy and Sun Forward were at no stage of the running serious factors and finished far back. Son o Battle, racing for the Carlton Stable, was winner of the third race of the day, which engaged a well balanced band of sprinters at three-quarters. His victory followed a hard drive, in which he wore down Mrs. S. Bennetts False Pride, while H. P. Whitneys Tantivy was third. The latter met with severe interference in the early running, which seriously interfered with his chances. False Pride, starting from the ouside, was rushed across towards the inner rail, causing a jam and then quickly drew away into the lead. He was pressed throughout by Son o Battle, and the latter, on the outside, finished fast through the stretch and, in the final sixteenth, assumed the lead, drawing away at the end. Tantivy recovered slowly, but, under hard riding, improved his position steadily and finished fast to be third over Northland. The latter met with some early interference, but stopped as if short when ridden hard. Tossabout, one of the disappointments of the Greentree Stable, stood a long drive to outstay Mrs. Louise Viaus Mockery in the fifth race, which was for two-year-olds. M«zzo, from the Middleburg Stable, was third. The race was marred when Orissa and Grey March were left at the post. Mockery drew into the lead at the start, but was quickly Joined by Tossabout. The latter moved up fast on the outside and on the far turn crossed over and impeded Mockery. Tossabout drew away into a brief lead and, saving ground thereafter, stood a long drive to outstay Mockery. The latter was wearing the winner down, while Mezzo, after making a determined bid on the far turn, tired at the end. Edward Arlingtons Bhyme and Reason, ridden by G. Rose, was the winner of the final race of the day in u drive with Harass, while Supersede was third. The winner dominated the running throughout and in the final sixteenth drew away under pressure. Harass worked his way up on the inside, but tired after getting to the leader. Supersede showed an even effort all the way, but tired at the end.

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