The Memphis Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1898-04-09


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THE MEMPHIS MEETING Today is marked by the beginning of racing it the important Memphis meeting Few of he western meetings promise to bo more re ¬ plete pete with racing problems of the most inter sting character When it is considered that such uoted quoted horses as Ornament Bannockburn Bannock Libber Karl Salvable Macy Marcy Boanerges Beaneries Flying Dutchman Performance Presbyterian Isabey Isabel Ulysses Buckvidere Duckier Good Times Gath Garth Sligo Lingo II J A Gray Paul Kauvar Kava Forbush Forbes Linda Sim Siam W Bolle Bole of Memphis Wilson Tom Collins Moncreith Noncredit and Marquise will be among the many horses that will be carded to start during iho ho progress of the meeting it can easily be seen that there is a distinct advance over former seasons in the very important features of class classIt classic It has been a very favorable spring for train ¬ ing King operations the natural sequence being that tht that horses will be more forward in condition and better fitted to run to the full measure of thfiir third varying capacities than is usually the case early in April AprilInterest Purloiners Interest today will center on the decision of the Montgomery Handicap Any race in which Ornament is a starter will always call for gen ¬ eral feral attention because he is if not really the best horse in the country today certainly one of thp hp best with apparently only Ben Brush The Friar and Hamburg to dispute his claims to first place All reports agree that his work at Memphis has been in line with his reputa repute ¬ tion ion Miles in 1 44 and 1 43 a mile and a six ¬ teenth tenth in 1 50 and finally a mile and an eighth in 1 55 of which the fractions were 12 24t 36 49 1 01 1 15 1 28 1 4l 1 48 1 55 are convinc convince ¬ ing King evidence that the great son of Order is ready to go to the races racesOf races Of the other good horses at Memphis Perform ¬ ance Vance is reported to have worked a mile easily in 1 44 Good Times a mile and a sixteenth in l49i Ulysses a mile in 145 Buckvidere Duckier a mile and a sixteenth in 1 52K Boanerges Beaneries showed at Little Rock that he is fit and good Salvable has done good work at Louisville under the watchful eye of Pat Dunne and in short few of the horses from which much has been ex ¬ pected petted have failed in their work to come up to the expectations of their owners and admirers admirersWith admirers With the Montgomery Handicap disposed of today the other stake events at Memphis will be run off in the folio wing order Gaston Hotel Stakes 2yearolds 12 mile Tuesday April 12 Ardelle Adelle Stakes 2yearolds 12 mile Thursday April 14 Tennessee Brewing Co Stakes 3yearoldsand upward 78 mile Saturday April 1C Tennessee Derby 3yearolds 1 18 miles Tues ¬ day April 19 19New New Gayoso Gays Hotel Stakes 2ryearolds 12 mile Thursday April 21 21Cotton Cotton Steeplechase Stakes about 2 miles Saturday April 21 21Luehrmann Luehrmann Lehman Hotel Stakes 3yearolds 1 mile Tuesday April 26 Memphis Stakes 2yearolds 58 mile Thurs ¬ day April 28 28Peabody Peabody Hotel Handicap 3yearolds and up ¬ ward 1 18 miles Saturday April 30 The Newport meeting also opens today It scarcely ranks in importance with the Memphis meeting mainly because it lacks the dignity and interest added to a race meeting by stake races But despite the fact that nothing but purses are to be raced for hundreds of horses many of high quality are gathered at this very fast track and the meeting will no doubt be marked by many contests of a high order orderMonday foreground Monday will bring about the inauguration of ofthe often the eastern campaign of 1898 since on that day dayracing daydreaming racing begins over the Bennings Jennings track at Wash ington Kingston The Arlington stakes a halfmile half dash for twoyearolds toeholds will be the main feature of the first day Of the thirtythroe thirty entries the most highly tried are W C Dalys Days Rusher by Magnetizer Rushlight Rushing Jimmy McLaughlins McLaughlin Counselor Wernburg Weinberg by Sir Modred Molded Nonage P J Dwyerg Dwyer Chanler Chandler by Hyderabad Hydra Ella T F R Hitchcocks Hitchcock Tartan by Cheviot Peters borough G H Keruaghans Kerugma Deceptive by Deceiver Anna Gray G T Millers Five Oclock O'clock by Magnetizer High Tea and R W Waldens Walden Prestidigitatrice Prestidigitator by Springfield Active The Washington spring meeting is always a very pleasant turf reunion and the prospect there this year is for very good racing

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