Four Sheffield Favorites Win., Daily Racing Form, 1896-06-27


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FOUR SHEFFIELD FAVORITES WIN WINThe Writhe The public had a turn at Sheffield yesterday as four favorites and a well backed second choice won Helen Wren in the last race backed down from 10 to 6 to 1 was the only long priced one to be successful The weather was perfect and the track fast Elusive in the mile and seventy yards race won in 1 46 equalling equaling the State record The racing all round was good to see the fields of good size and the attendance large largeThe largest The principal event was the mile and seventy yards in which wore Elusive Langdon London Eagle Bird and others Elusive the favorite made the running with Langdon London apparently going easy half a length behind her In the stretch Everett who was on Langdon London began to make an effort but in a driving finish Elusive won by a loner neck Dorsey Dose outriding outbidding Everett and playing the old leg lock game on him himThe hither The seven furlong race for 3yearolds pro ¬ duced deuced a good contest Serena opened favorite but Battledore had the call at the post Serena was iu front all the way attended by Joe Man cini clinic to the stretch when he was beaten Serena kept in front to the end and won by a length from May Galop Gallop There was a rattling finish for third place Battledore Belvour Balfour and Inspector Hunt being heads apart the first named getting the verdict verdictMelody verdict Melody was by far the best of a very moderate lot in the first race and with odds on her she led all the way winning easily by two lengths with Siddeolus Hideous second five lengths in front of Virginia M MThere There There was a long delay at the post in the two yearold earl race owing to the refusal of N N Kauf Auf ¬ man to join Iris horses After several break ¬ aways always the lot wore sent oil to a fair start without the machine Siegfried Sigrid rushed to the front at once and remaining there to the ei d won handily with Thomas Paine second and Dr Newman a good third thirdThirteen thirstier Thirteen decidedly moderate ones came to the post iu the third race and Frank Jaubert Jabber was selected as the best of a bad lot Muriel T made the running followed by Henry R and Niniwa Minima In the stretch Dixie Leo took second place and led at the eight pole At the head of the stand Randall brought up the favorite and won by a length and a iialf dial Randall is a new importa import ¬ tion ion from Canada He rode a good race raceIn racing In the last race Ardath Marathi was favorite Off first Helen Wren made the running Bryan being her attendant for half a mile when he tired Helen YYren Byre kept in front to the end winniug winning by half a length from Big Strive who beat the favorite a head for the place placeThe placate The card for today is a good one the princi prince ¬ pal event being a three quarters of a mile handi hand ¬ cap with Magnet Assignee Simmons and other fast trncd trend among the entries

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