Brother Jones Is Victor in Chase: Captures Meadow Brook at Belmont by Twelve Lengths--Princequillo Triumphs, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-02


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Brother Jones Is Victor in Chase ChaseCaptures Captures Meadow Brook at Belmont by Twelve Lengths Princequilio Triumphs TriumphsELMONT ELMONT L I N Y June 1 Brother Jones added his name to the roll of Meadow Brook Steeplechase Handicap win ¬ ners in the twentyeighth running of the 5000 added feature of Belmont Parks spring meeting this afternoon sauntering leisurely to the finish of this gruelling about two miles and a half with a dozen lengths of daylight showing in advance of Isadore Biebers Frederic II the runnerup in a classy field of seven acceptances Two former victors in the Meadow Brook were in Brother Jones wake One of these Pete Bostwicks Cottesmore finished third un ¬ der the top impost of 150 pounds after rather a vainglorious effort to make every obstacle a winning one The other was Invader who lost steeplechase jockey T Merriweather early in the contest at the second fence Cottesmore was defeated two lengths for the place and Caddie the featherweight of the field wound up in fourth position positionBrother Brother Jones handled his 141pound im ¬ post splendidly and cleared the fences in flawless fashion forcing Cottesmores pace to the last turn where he went to the front without encountering much resistance from the weary Bostwick gelding and won as jockey George Walker pleased pleasedThe The Meadow Brook marked the first suc ¬ cess for Harold E Talbotts colorbearer in three appearances this season and was hugely popular with those of the light at ¬ tendance who installed him the tote fa ¬ vorite and collected 580 for 2 The win ¬ ners award was 4420 and Brother Jones went over the soggy course in 518 518Brother Brother Jones was the aggressor all the way in the Meadow Brook pegging Cottes ¬ mores pace about a length back to the end oft the backfield the second time through that lane There Walker chirped to him and the PeteeWrack gelding skipped easily by Cottesmore and opened a dozen lengths on his field over the last two fences can ¬ tering to the finish Cottesmore went better than in earlier appearances but tired steadily through the last half mile finally dropping the place to Frederic IE The latter raced in third position about three lengths back to the runin where he pegged back Cottes ¬ more for secondary honors honorsIron Iron Shot was a trailer early as usual and could not gain contention when placed to pressure Merriweather who fell from Invader appeared uninjured uninjuredThe The days attendance was the smallest of the Long Island turf season to date 6311 and it appeared a mere corporals guard in such sharp contrast to the preceding days tremendous crush of visitors In the gathering however were a number of noted racing figures including Lieut Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Lieut P A B Widener Warren Wright and John Hertz The fol ¬ lowers of the favorites fared only mod ¬ erately well wellrrincequillo rrincequillo who was bred in Ireland but races for the South American patron Hj Luro was much the best of the sextet that paraded postward in the Boatswain Purse He justified the faith that had been en ¬ trusted in him by the public and after overcoming interference drew away in the stretch run Bulls Eye from the H P Headley stable was second while J E Wideners Gothic was a tired third The event was at a mile and a sixteenth and Princequilio ridden by the apprentice Mann always held the post of favoritism

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