Semper Lex Beats Caesarian., Daily Racing Form, 1896-09-08


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SEMPER SIMPER LEX EX BKATS BATS CAESARIAN CAESARIANThe Caesarian The Labor Day Special at Ideal Park fur ¬ nished noshed one of the prettiest horse races seen on local tracks this season It was under selling conditions yet the best horses at the track were entered Seven started and Caesarian despite his bad legs and top weight was made an even money favorite with Semper Simper Lex Alex second choice backed from 3J to 1 down to 2 to 1 1There There was a delay of fifteen minutes at the post caused by Miss Clarks antics but when Mr Dwyer let them go the start was perfect Caesarian had the speed of the party and cut out all the running to the three furlong pole when there was a general closing up bemper bumper Lex Alex seemed beaten but on the stretch turn he came again and under hard punishment over ¬ hauled Caesarian above the sixteenth pole From there homo it was hammer and tongs and Semper Simper Lex Alex was the lucky ne to have part of his head in front at the wire just the advan advance ¬ tage stage of the action Caesarian just beat Minerva for the place and she in turn was but a nose in front of Sunburst SunburstA Sunburst A holiday crowd of about 5000 was out and held its own with the ring three of the events going to favorites favoritesThe favorites The first runup roundup in a selling race was recorded after Alvarado Allargando had galloped home in the fifth event He was entered for 500 but it cost his owner 1305 to retain him himCaufield humanized Caufield Coalfield seemed to be in an easy spot in the last race and was heavily played He ran a queer race however finishing a cheap third Jockey Everett was suspended for the ride he gave him

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