Assignee's Good Race., Daily Racing Form, 1896-07-05


view raw text

ASSIGNEE CH H 5 BY SPENDTHRIFT MAID OF ATHOL CATHOLIC ASSIGNEES GOOD RACE Over 8000 persons celebrated about an excel afternoons racing at Sheffield It was the larg large ¬ est crowd that has been at an Indiana track The stands and betting ring were crowded the bleachers filled and there was an overflow into the infield The management had outdone it ¬ self in uatriotism patriotism The stars and stripes floated from every point of vantage and the buildings were festooned with thonational phonation colors In the centre Centrex of the infield from a tall flagstaff a largo and brand new Old Glory spread itself to the breeze and to cap all the orchestra played national airs airsThere harsher There were seven events on the card the prin prim ¬ cipal copal being the Libprty Liberty Purse at two miles the Independence Handicap at a mile and the Steeplechase handicap at a mile and a quarter quarterThe quarter The Liberty Purse was the fourth event of the day and as two mile races are few and far be ¬ tween teen great interest was taken in it Out of the seven entered Sullross Soulless was the only abseu abase tee and he is suffering from colic Sunny with Pete Clay up was made favorite with Marcel second choice The highly weighted Belvour Balfour set out to make the running and at the half he led by three lengths with Tasco Taco second four lengths in front of King Bors Boors Passing the stand the first time Belvour Balfour still led by two lengths with Tasco Taco a neck before Sunny and Marcel fifth fifthFor fifth For the next half mile Belvour Balfour and Sunny raced together head and head with Marcel five lengths behind them and running easily Round the far turn Marcel commenced to make ground and as they came into the stretch she was only half a length behind the leaders It was evident now she had the race won and directly Dorsey Dose called on her she went to the front and won eased up upIn unpin In the Independence Handicap Caesarian de ¬ clined clinked the issue and Assignee was favorite though as good as even money was laid against him Off last Dorsey Dose sent Assignee to the front ationce patience and remaining there he won easily in the fast time ofl40H Ingomar Kingdom beat ¬ ing King the old mare Ida Pickwick Picklock which Tiny Williams had come especially to ride rideSt aridest St Brandon was scratched in the steeple ¬ chase and his stable companion My Luck was favorite Carmel acted badly at the post and refused the first jump My Luck made the running but in taking the water jump ho stumbled on landirg landing and fell Owens his jockeyescaping jockeys with a shaking Miles Stand ish dish was in front the remainder of the way fol fool ¬ lowed by Cnnarder Canard and Hercules In the stretch Miles Standish looked like a winner but Hercules got up in the last few strides and beat him a head with Cunarder Unordered close up third thirdThe third The opening race for 2yearolds was won easily by the favorite Marie C who getting away well in a bad start beat Henry Clay a good thing from the Elkton Elton Stock Farm Clay got a bad start startIn starting In a hard drive Freddie L T just beat the fav fa ¬ orite rite May Fern in the threequarters treasurers of a mile selling race raceThe racketed The race for twoyearold toehold maiden fillies brought out three good ones in Kate Fisher Elizabeth B and Loulou Lolo R The first named was the tip but Elizabeth B ran all over her and won easily easilyThe easily The last race was merely a gallop for Caesar ¬ ian who won easily after Rubberneck had made the running runningAfter running After winning the Liberty Purse Marcel was run up 700 over her entered price by L A Legg Leggy and bought in

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1896070501_1_1
Library of Congress Record: