Good Racing At Sheffield., Daily Racing Form, 1896-05-08


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GOOD RACING AT SHEFFIELD SHEFFIELDEvery Sheffield Every day the attendance at Sheffield grows larger Derby day it will be a conundrum with the officials where to put the people However the management is clever at expedients and doubtless all will be accommodated with com ¬ fort fortThe forth The racing yesterday was of good quality and some of the finishes close The weather was warm and the track fast Only two actual favorites wpn wpm Little Sadie in the first and May Fern in the fifth race The big dump occurred in the third event where T W Coulters mare California was almost a prohibitive favorite going to the post at 1 to 3 some of the books re ¬ fusing to take money on her She should have won but Soden Sodden rode another bad race and Everett on Outgo smothered him at the finish finishLittle Finnish Little Sadie captured the first race easily at the end after lying back till the stretch Mor Moor ¬ gan Egan not riding a strong finish on Connemara Cinema ConnemaraIn Commemorating In the 2yearold race Easter Eve showed that her victory the other day was no fluke She went to the post at 8 to 1 Belle of Niles being favorite with Clematis second choice The smart daughter of Whitney led all the way and won easily Clematis beating Devour for the place by a short margin Orville West the owner of Clematis ran thp hp winner up to 500 200 above her entered price but she was bought in inThe inter The fourth race produced a rattling finish the four leaders finishing heads apart Anna Mayes Ayes made the running to the stretch with Dick Behan Bean Fusilier and Gomor Gomorra as attendants At the sixteenth pole the four closed up and in the last few jumps Fusilier got his head in front winning a good race The time 1 21M beat the Indiana record recordMay record May Fern and Marden Arden Pet raced together nearly all the way in the fifth race the former winning by half a length Laura Cotta seemed to be winning at the head of the stretch but was badly handled and stopped stoppedJohn stopped John Hickey led from start to finish in the closing mile race winning easily from the favorite Mandolina Mandolin MandolinaEverett Mandolin Everett is riding in good form and ho landed three winners and one second yesterday yesterdayT yesterday T Murphy the jockey is expected at Shef Sheaf ¬ field today from Nashville NashvilleLittle Nashville Little Pete Clay made his first appearance in the saddle yesterday after his accident He rode Thomas Paine and was warmly welcomed as he passed the stand

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