The Futurity Of 1896., Daily Racing Form, 1896-05-17


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THE FUTURITY OF 1896 1896No No matter what its value the Futurity holds first place as the American twoyearold toehold event Sometimes it fails on account of the notions of owners to get the best together But such failures are rare Ben Brush was absent last season Generally the Futurity field is large and made up of the selects The stakes value has averaged over 50000 for eight years The 67675 race of 1890 which Potomac won was the richest and that of 1892 worth 40450 to Mor Moor ello cello the poorest The Coney Island Jockey Club estimates that the 1896 race will be worth 60000 or 65000 It is to bo run at Sheepshead Shepherd Bay Saturday August 19 19Here Here is a present statement of the Stakes condition It closed January 2 1894 with 920 nominations of which 169 are void There were 212 declarations at 10 77 at 20 42 at 60 and 6 at 70 Thus 414 colts and fillies are still eligi eligible ¬ ble able The remaining chance to get out is at 100 each July 15 1896 1896Of Of the 414 still eligible there is little general knowledge Some 250 are in Eastern stables and liavo Lao not yet raced The same mystery is about part of the California brigade nearly 100 strong The balance of the entries are miscellaneously Western The sharp figure of the lot is C T Pattersons Patterson good coit cit by Order Victorine Victorian Or ¬ nament aments who has won all his three starts in com ¬ manding madding style Ornament is a great colt with the infirmity of restlessness which at times ap ¬ proaches roaches insanity Eugene Leigh has three in They include Tom Smith and La Duchesse Duchess Bill McGuigans Michigan chance is with Moncriotb Monroe and Jas Jabs E Pepper has in seven including Meadow thorpo thorp and Chas H Smith five EidolinOxia Distynna Ditty Loyaletta Loyalty and Kings Counsel CounselThe Counselee The California entries are many and puzzling Burns Waterhouse Warehouse have nine chances Among the firms entries are Altamax Alta Parthamax Parthian Rowena Rowe B Adam Andrew and Col Cool Wheeler All but one of this lot has already won wonThat wont That royal sportsman Marcus Daly Dally has twentyeight twenty live Futurity chances Matt Byrnes Byres may get one out of the band that will be a con ¬ tender J B Haggin Haggling has twentythree twenty entries the Elmwood folks five and Walter Ilobart Lobar seven including San Mateo the Salvator Salvatore Iris colt half brother to the speedy Peril who beat Macdonoughs Macedon Orestes Foresters in a 5000 match race at Ingleside Ingles a few days ago Orestes Foresters is eligible too He is W O B Macdonoughs Macedon Ormonde Hormone Kissing Crust colt If Orestes Foresters is a star his light is yet to be uncovered Palo Alto has nine Fu turity touristy chances all as yet unknown to the fame of the turf turfNaglee turntable Naglee Magee Burk Burke of San Jose Cal a good sports ¬ man who has sent Brioso Barrios Bellicoso Bellicose and Cres Acres ¬ cendo condo east has three winners in the eligible list They are Dolce the sister to Crescendo Dolore Dolores and Dura Durra Santa Anita has six live nominations Altivo Alive El Delecado Delectation Teodolina Tooling Key de Angeles Umborto Umber and Voloz Volvo Califor Clifford ¬ nia Mia does not seem to have a wonder San Mateo may be a good colt The Baldwin lot is said to bo an unusually good one Its racing must tell The eastern Futurity two year olds have yet to parade The Brookdale Boodle lot is thirtyfour thirty strong in the Futurity list Jimmio Jimmied Howe may uava guava a winner among them Mr Bolmonts Belmont Blemton Benton nominations are seventeen in number Hyland Holland is a keen man with two year olds and from the Belmont band may produce a sharp Futurity candidate The Keenes Keeners have ten chances Lakeland may send out a contender from this half score Most of them are English bought or English bred The Morris brothers have fivo five live ones in the Futurity list None have raced as yet yetGideon Etienne Gideon Daly Dally is represented by fivo five and David Gideon by two Eakins Akin the Iroquois Carlotta colt and Slow Poke Unless an acci acc ¬ dent smothers Eakins Akin ho will be the Futurity favorite The colt was wonderfully tried last fall He was bred at Belle Meade and bought as a yearling for Gideon Daly Dally by Gideon for 5600 When the partners differed and dis dais ¬ solved by sale Gideon paid 12500 for Eakins Akin and has since declared to win the 1896 Futurity with him Gideon is keen with Futurities Al ¬ ready he has landed three and 163575 with His Highness in 1891 The Butterflies in 1894 and Requital in 1895 1895Come Come what may though the Futurity is almost certain to produce a noble race from a patrician field of large size It is one of the events that stimulates a turf and calls out the effort of both breeders and owners of the best class

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