How Uncle Simon Was Beaten., Daily Racing Form, 1896-11-26


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HOW UNCLE SIMON WAS BEATEN That good consistent colt Uncle Simon was beaten yesterday at Ideal Park and beaten by youngsters that never before could make the Inspector B Pansy Blossom colt stretch his neck It was not his fault however that he met defeat Starter Dick Dwyer settled the colt It was a half mile dash with but five starters yet four of these were bad actors and Uncle Simon the only quiet one suffered through the grouped insanity When the flag fell Holy Terror was a half dozen lengths in front and well in motion while Uncle Simon was far back and not nearly on his stride Of course Holy Terror with that advantage won tor tore who ran a cracking good race Uncle Simon was a top heavy choice and his defeat hurt the public publicSullross1 Sullross1 sudden life and London Smokes sensational win were the other afternoon features Sullross Soulless was in the mile selling race with Weenatchie Went Little Dorritt Diorite and Necedah Necked Each had beaten the Foster horse before and on form it looked as though they would do it again yet Sullross Soulless opened anx Manx even money favorite He receded to 3 to 1 on the end however the old horse was heavily backed by knowing money The race was an interesting one but in the final struggle Sullross Soulless outgamed untamed the others and won handily at the end Weeuatchie Wealthier was the choice of the public but whatever chance she had was ruined by the ride she was given by Craig CraigLondon Craig London Smokes win was in the initial event He is a slow beginner and down the back stretch at one time he was a sixteenth of a mile behind the leader On the far turn the horse began to toEick totemic Eick Erick up his horses and won right on the post rom Ida Wagner who also ran a remarkable race raceElla Dracula Ella Penzance Penance at 3 to 5 won her race easily and Dockstader Dockside well ridden and heavily played took the last race from Fay Belle

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