Redskin Beats Assignee., Daily Racing Form, 1896-07-01


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REDSKIN BEATS ASSIGNEE Interest at Sheffield centered in the nine fur ¬ longs handicap in which Redskin Assignee and Ida Pickwick Picklock met Redskin and Ida Pickwick Picklock were at even weights and wore each giving As ¬ signee signer one pound La Creole and Mandolina Mandolin were both in light The old mare looked well and she had plenty of admirers but Assignee was a strong favorite and the Redskin stable had confidence in the old horse horseRedskin horseradish Redskin showed in front to a good start but Dorsey Dose at once sent LaCreole Lancelet out and opened up a big gap Assignee going on in second place and Redskin third There was no change in the positions till after seven furlongs had been run when LaCreolo Laredo began to come back At the mile Assignee led by half a length with Redskin second At the head of the stand Soden Sodden brought up Redskin and in a few strides ho had the favorite beaten winning a good race by three quarters of a length Ida Pickwick Picklock was third five lengths back backThere backhoe There was a wild plunge on Lagniappe in the opening race and he was backed down to 6 to 1 but receded Hartford Boy and Brodhead Brooded had a slight call over Caufieldat Coalfield the post Hartford Boy led nearly all the way but Caufield Coalfield beat him handily at the end Pinchback Pinchbeck also finish ¬ ing King in front of him Brodhead Brooded was never dan ¬ gerous ferrous gerousIn grousing In the twoyearold toehold race Provident the favor ¬ ite bite after lying back most of the way had no difficulty in coming to the front at the finish winning by threequarters treasurers of a length lengthThe length The start for the third race was poor Lucinda being left at the post and Laura Cottas and tfanta fantail Cruzs Cruz chances being destroyed Laura Cotta was the favorite Ida Wagner Little Sadie and Repeater wore in front most of the way The first named gave it up in the stretch Re ¬ peater eater winning by threequarters treasurers of a length from Little Sadie with Gold Brick third thirdIn third In the allaged alleged race at four and a half fur ¬ longs the two 2yc arolds aroids had the finish to themselves after Lady Fairland Fairyland had made the running runningIn running In the last race Ardath Marathi and Cora Havill Hail were equal choices Ardath Marathi led all the way and won handily by a length from Barguard Argued with Jennie June a good third Cora Havill Hail ran well to tho thou stretch where she tired tiredThe tired The programme programmed for Sheffield from July 3 to July 10 is out It is well arranged There is a great bill of fare for July 4 The principal events are The Independence Handicap one mile for threeyearolds and upwards value 750 the Liberty Purse selling 750 three yearolds earls and upwards two miles and a Steeple ¬ chase Handicap about one mile and a quarter purse 400 There are other good races racesDan races Dan Honig Hong will ship his stable back to St Louis Thursday With the exception of Magnet and Zamar Zamia II he has nothing good enough to race here

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