Good Racing At Sheffield., Daily Racing Form, 1896-05-09


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GOOD RACING AT SHEFFIELD Fine weather favored Sheffield yesterday and the attendance was large The track was fast and the racing good some of the finishes especi especial ¬ ally in the last event when Dago Dagon Belvour Balfour and Merry Monarch finished noses apart being close and exciting excitingThe exciting The principal event of the day was the mile handicap for which Redskin was an odds on favorite Hankins Hawkins Johnsons Johnson uncertain geld ¬ ing King Evanatus Vanuatu took it into his head to run and well ridden by Dorsey Dose he beat the favorite home by a length Ouly Foully one favorite was successful and that was Sammio Sammie Young in the second race he just beating Terra Archer by a neck neckGeorge neckwear George B Swift had things all his own way in the opening race and for once managed to last the distance distanceIn distance In the fifth race five furlongs light welter weights there was a great plunge on Ardath Marathi a threeyearold daughter of Sensation and Aster Unfortunately she was left at the post Floreanna Foramina winning handily The last race produced the great contest of the day and C Hueston Houston cleverly landed Dago Dagon the winner by a nose noseThs insets Ths This Illinois Central will run special express trains to Sheffield today leaving Randolph street at 12 30 1 10 and 1 30 p m mDick Dick Dick Dwyers Dyers assistant Arthur McKnight Mocking has gone to St Louis to help Kit Chinn Chin handle the CrevellingDwyer Reveling starting machine which will be used there thereJockey Terence Jockey Tod Todd Sloan left last night for New York He has an eastern engagement engagementThe engagement The dining car stables are going out of the racing business Their jumper San Gabriel is for sale at a low figure figureCass figure Cass Sloan arrived from San Francisco yester ester ¬ day and was at the track trackDago tracked Dago Dagon after winning the last race was bid up to 800 500 over his entered price by Leo Mayer He was bought in

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