Toluca's Hyde Park Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1898-07-22


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TOLTJCAS HYDE PARK STAKES STAKESA STAKES A delightful day and a card of six races in ¬ cluding clouding the contest for the Hyde Park Stakes attracted a large crowd to Washington Park The track bad dried out and was in splendid condition For the stake event worth 2600 to the winner threequarters treasurers of a mile for 2year olds five pounds below the scale W Overton Overtone the crack colt of the west carried an eight pound penalty and King Barleycorn a three pound penalty The other starters were at weight for age Mr Johnson in receipt of a five pound allowance having been scratched as was Also Holland and Cathedral Jolly Roger car ¬ rying crying 111 pounds had on July 9 won at threequarters treasurers of a mile then beating the grand filly Spirituelle Spiritual in l14i but the bookmakers laughed at his chance W Overton Overtone opened at 4 to 5 but advanced in price to 6 to 5 while 1 to 2 a place was to be had Peppers pair were held at 4 to 1 at which figure also started Toluca Toucan while Formero Former a colt for which 510000 has been refused went to the post at 10 to 1 The activity in the betting ring was marked the public taking kindly to the idea of attaching the distance for 2yearolds After tvy tv breakaways at which no horse ran far enough to differ his chances they were off with Toluca Toucan flying in the lead indeed from the bleaching boards a murmer mummer arose Toluca Toucan has beaten the flag by two lengths Hildreths Childbirths filly never in trouble won without being once headed Kentucky Colonel and King Barley corn ran in the second and third positions the first quarter then the latter dropped back I beaten W Overton Overtone alvvajs Alva fourth taking his place Jolly Roger had stuck closely to W Overton Overtone and when the favorite moved up turn ¬ ing King into the stretch Donohuos Downpours colt was there too and the pair soon outraced the star of Peppers string Formero Former last up the back stretch had never been in the hunt so W Over ton and Jolly Roger had the race for place to thems themes elves the latter winning in a hard drive With Croesus Cress scratched the form players lit onto Pinar Pindaric del Rio as a cinch in the first race Frank Latterman Letterman alone betting 800 Johnny Williams took the lead but on the back stretch shot his bolt Sidonian Sideman going to the front Pinar Pindaric del Rio second Yuba Dam third So to the homestretch where Clawson Lawson on the favorites ribs beat a tattoo to no purpose and Sidonian Sideman looked certain to win when at the last eighth Conley Coney got Yuba Dam up on the rail and won the race handily Sidonian Sideman having to hurry along to beat Winslow for the place Mr Bar ¬ retts frets horse was last by lengths threequarters treasurers of a mile from home but ran fast the balance of the way waySupposed Supposed to be a match between St Callatine Palatine and Mary Black the second race furnished a surprise as Sam Hildreths Childbirths stake filly was never better than third although heavily backed at 1 to 2 There were six breakaways caused by Cyclone II and Lady Ellerslie Wellesley and this state of affairs dismayed the backers of Mary Black whose sole fear had been that she would not go the distance Lady Ellerslie Wellesley off in front to a good start was quickly outrun by Mary Black tlje tale Wishard Wished filly getting three lengths of day ¬ light to the good in the first threeeighths As St illatine illation and Lady Ellerslie Wellesley closed to with ¬ in ono open length on the far turn the cry was Leard Lard They will get her today but Clawson Lawson work as he might could get no nearer the flying wonder Barrett Barrette however on Licalzis Localism pride worked gradually to the leader and a furlongi furlong from the wire seemed to have her beaten but whereas Barrett Barrette was humping for all he was worth the diminutive J Reiff Riff on Mary Black sat still and his mount won the race on her courage A great cheer ascended when Mary Blacks number went up Dr Sheppard one day last spring at Roby Robby beat Candleblack Candlewick and knocked down the track record So his performance yesterday fitted the form players Dr Sheppard led nearly all the way with Candleblack Candlewick second and Al Fresco third and so they finished finishedThe finished The beauty of playing form was well illus ¬ trated treated in the fifth race when Jinks a 10 to 1 shot galloped to the favorite Sevens on the upper turn ran her eye out and won as she pleased with her jockey looking around Jinks on Derby Day beat Onomastus Conformists who in turn beat Kentucky Colonel Although the younger Schorr Scorer had given out that Cathedral would not run one two three the lowering of the colts price from 4 to 2 to 1 would indicate that Brewer Schorr Scorer had backed up the brewery and un ¬ loaded as a way to express it Cathedral was third into the straight but there cried Take it and at once Sevens acquiesced the finish for place being a hot one Survivor succeeding in beating Holland HollandLibertine Holland Libertine led to the last eighth in the last race where Charley Christy always second picked him up and made him stop winning with Burns sitting still Joe Clark was third after trailing up the back stretch stretchTwentyone stretch Twentyone Twenty bookmakers drew in I Duck ¬ worth and Mr Martin quitting the game The cut in was for two days leaving Saturday the final day for a grand cut in on account of the Wheeler Handicap HandicapSince Handicaps Since Riley Qrannan Trainman and Charley Quinn left for New York city the surface of the betting ring has been placidity itself as against the days when these big fish chased the little ones into the shoals and there caught and devoured them themEdward hemmed Edward Corrigans Corrigan brothers Patrick and Bernard arrived in town and visited the Hawthorne track trackIt tacit It is understood that neither George Rose nor Barney Schroiber Schreiber will be interested in the Haw ¬ thorne thorn venture so long as there is opposition at Harlem These men however still hold the lease of the Hawthorne track trackJ track J A Vetter Fetter is the owner of Jolly Roger RogerThat Roberta That Gen W H Jackson intends to keep up the quality of his stock witness the recent pur pour ¬ chase of the following brood mares by his order through the agency of W I Cherry Florence E by Reform Emily Fuller Sunshine by Re ¬ form Madge Mage Treasure Trove by Hindoo Indoor Roselle Price paid T W Coulter for the trio 3500 Of the same owner he had previously bought California Suisun Sufis by Strathmore Stratford Beatrice was also added to the harem at Belle Meade she being bought of Eugene Leigh LeighHeres Lighters Heres Hermes a good luck story laughed Eugene Leigh One of my men sent to ascertain the odds against my Peppers pair in the Hyde Park Stakes returned saying Its 5 to 1 against the stable straight and even money against Kentucky Colonel to show So I sent an order to Maxey Mae Blumenthal Lumen to put on 500 each way for it looked to me as if Kentucky Colonel to show was money from home Pretty soon out came Maxeys Axes commissioner and said he stammering and all out of breath Say Gene there aint Saint no 5 to 1 straight nor there aint Saint no even money Colonel Clarks namesake for to show Its only threes and a half to win and only ones to twos to peep Therefore I rushed him back and counter ¬ manded mended my order Good luck I should say so but theres Theresa more of it I had a commission from the guineas stable boys that amounted to 212 They are always on the minute they give me the money So instead of losing 1000 I quit 212 winner Come lets all hit the red tapr taper taprThe tarter The six and a quarter distance fiom Fiona chute has been dubbed by Secretary Howard The Woodlawn Woodland Course The Chicago author of Lakeside Musings once remarked Wood lawn is so named because there is not a stick of timber nor a blade of grass in the vicinity Ac ¬ cording to this view The Woodlawn Woodland Course is an appropriate name Chris Smith said It is named from yonder woodshed

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