Richard J's Good Race., Daily Racing Form, 1898-06-12


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RICHARD Js GOOD RACE Harlem was deluged in rain Saturday The storm ceased and the air was warm and clear before the third race But an early streaky track had been converted into one of deep slop by the deluge A good crowd was out and the racing was good looking lookingSix looking Six favoritesand favorites one second choice won The losing favorite Banquo Banquet II was an 11 to 20 chance chanceThe chance The first race was won by a good looking 3yearold colt that may be of Derby class Patroon Patron had bad heels early in the season and it was not a certainty that he was quite ready But the horsemen all agreed he ought to win on class that he was either a 100 to 1 or a 1 to 10 shot While the horsemen played him to win feed bills the public followed suit The race demonstrated that he should properly have been out in the betting When Clawson Lawson gave him his head he ran around his field fieldOnomastus Onomastus Conformists is a brother of Irish Lady He made his debut in the second race In the opening betting he was 2 to 1 Under steady ay his price fell to 4 to 5 His owner W H ijaudeman diadem backed him less than heavily Some ¬ one else had a line and did the heavy betting Onomastus Conformists and The Dragoon raced away from the others after the first furlong It looked as if The Dragoon had a chance until they were iu front of the stand Then Willie Martin showed he had something up his sleeve for he let out a wrap and Onomastus Conformists easily forged ahead While he was finishing leisurely on the outside Pirate Judge on the inside dashed up got the place and was beaten less than a length lengthThe length The third race was the one that upset the wise people who believed Banquo Banquet II could not lose Nathanson Nathan strung out the field Pitfall from a bad start ran a good race and finished second Coming into the stretch he looked dangerous but Nathanson Nathan got away from him in the finish Banquo Banquet lost ground at the start re ¬ covered several lengths on the back stretch and third quarter and went to floundering submis submits ¬ sion scion at the end endRichard enriched Richard J seems to be a great son of a great racehorse He has size substance and speed and is at home in any kind of footing Whether he can go a route and carry weight is yet to be determined He looks and runs as if able to do anything any other thoroughbred can do In yesterdays mud he won the fourth race with surprising ease So fast a sprinter as May W did not keep pace with him The Manxman Mamma went away flying The big son of Morello Marcello col cool ¬ lared blared him after a quarter had been run They ran head and head around the turn losing May W In the stretch The Manxman Mamma could not stand the pressure and at the furlong he fell back beaten Richard J finished full of strength strengthTom strength Tom Collins landed the stake event in hollow style He opened favorite at short odds and was backed to odds on Bonitos chances were next in estimation but in the betting she ranked about equal with Good Friend The latter and Collins ran paired along the back stretch and nearly around the turn Rounding for home Good Friend made a move to take the track and momentarily showed slightly in front ty llms alms responded by assuming a clear lead Ihat Hat ended the race raceThe racketed The mile and a half race was little of a con ¬ test Mr Easton cut out the work for nearly a mile Then Forte assumed command and held it to the end Morte Mote Fonse Fosse lay far back the first threequarters treasurers and closed from there on but could never get up upThe Ute The closing favorite was Lord Fairfax Off poorly he won in a drive but could have won easily Alabaster and Inconstancy appeared to have the race to themselves until the favor ¬ ite bite drew up at the sixteenth mark Lord Fair ¬ fax either tired or Bloss Loss began loafing after having secured the lead with the result that Bloss Loss had to whip him out outPat output Pat Dunne received yesterday from Woodford Woodward Bros Brows of Paris Ky a letter which said Leo natus gnats died of colic at their farm last Thursday morning As a 3yearold when the property of Chinn Chin Morgan Leonatus Lents won ten straight races and then broke down These were the I Blue Ribbon at Lexington Kentucky Derby I Tobacco Stakes and Woodburn Woodbury Stakes at Louis ¬ ville vile Hindoo Indoor Stakes Ripple Stakes and Him yar yard Stakes at Latonia Antonia Dearborn Stakes Green Stakes and Illinois Derby at Chicago He was taken from Chicago to Long Branch to fill en ¬ gagements arguments and was training there when one of his tendons gave way An offer of 40000 for him was refused a few days previous to the mis mils ¬ hap He was not a success in the stud but sired Leonawell Leona Libertine Tillo Till and a few other good performers performersO performers O G Parke Parker will ship his good filly Elsie Barnes from St Louis to run in the Proviso Stakes next Wednesday WednesdayBob Wednesday Bob Holloway Hollow arrived from Lexington yester ester ¬ day He said I have not an interest in a hair on any horse excepting Teuton Teutonic TeutonTHOS THOS ETHOS J GALLAGHER

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