The Flag Saves Evanatus., Daily Racing Form, 1896-05-13


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THE FLAG SAVES EVANATUS VANUATU EVANATUSOwing Vanquishing Owing to one or two horses being left at the post recently at Sheffield the advance flag was called into requisition yesterday as well as the machine It was just as well that it was for in the mile handicap the first time the machine snapped Evanatus Vanuatu with Dorsey Dose up wheeled around exactly as he had done with Irving last Saturday and he would have been left had not the horses been recalled As it was he got off last but running kindly won beating Hi Henry easily the son of Big Henry astonishing his friends by his game finish over a distance supposed to be not his forte forteThe fortieth The day was warm attendance large and the track fast Two Indiana records the mile of 14254 and the five furlongs of 101 4 were equalled equaled by Evanatus Vanuatu and Remedy respectively Only two favorites Pinchback Pinchbeck in the first and Outgo in the last races won All the other win ¬ ners nears were backed There were only eleven regular books and two field books on but they did a good business Irving rode two winners winnersPinchback innerspring Pinchback Pinchbeck had only a poor lot to beat in the opening event and he won easily easilyIn easily In the 2yearold race the starting machine was dispensed with as neither Terrific or Aceta Acetate liad laid ever been to the post or even been schooled at starting Terrific was made a warm favorite but two of Tully Coulters recently sold to Cella Ella Sippy Snippy and Ruddy Bros Brows finished first and second Mike Kally Ally was the favorite for the six furlongs selling but he was not in the first three Warren Point winning in a drive from Denizette Donizetti and Paskola Paso PaskolaMay May Fern who appeared in John Brenocks Rednecks colors for the first time was favorite in the five furlongs The second was the best she could do Remedy racing over her all the way wayThe swathe The last event at seven furlongs was a gallop for Outgo He might have been pressed had the start been a better one Belvour Balfour getting off very badly

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