Hawthorne's Closing Week., Daily Racing Form, 1898-10-11


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HAWTHORNES HAWTHORNS CLOSING WEEK Hawthornes Hawthorns card was a strong one and the crowd was larger than any known of a Monday the present season The twentyseven twenty book ¬ makers however had but little to do The day was warm with easterly winds which threat ¬ ened denned all afternoon to blow up a rain The track was excellent excellentAch excellent Ach Bach about the best backed horse in the first race bar the favorite Canace Cancel acted badly and destroyed his chance at the post Ellis flogged him unmercifully but could not get him straight Arthur McKnight Mocking got off in front to a good start and was not caught until the last six ¬ teenth tenth where Our Nellie always as good as third came on and won the race in a driving finish of six from Andes who shot up on the rail attended by Palomacita Palma Arthur Mc ¬ Knight just beat Canace Cancel who had been inter ¬ fered feared with and forced to go the long road for the third money whileRio while Chico Chic was close up Silver Tone showed third a quarter from home homeThose hammertoe Those who fancied Jolly Roger would have a chance in the highest class racing in the west fiad fad the satisfaction of getting a long price in pfsocond festooned race this colt now trained by WHoch Hooch Wishard Wished opening at 6 to 1 while Espionage was held at evens Miss Marion at 2 to 1 The prices lengthened to 6 to 5 Espion Epsilon ¬ age 3 to 1 Miss Marion while Jolly Roger re ¬ ceded to 5 to 1 As the horses cantered to the post a heavy shower came up accompanied i with a strong windjwhich blew the water into the grandstand The darkness lifted as the horses left the post and the race was run with only few raindrops falling Miss Marion went out as the barrier arose and led all the way opening a gap of several lengths on the upper turn and winning as she pleased Espionage was second nearly all the way Jolly Roger third but driving home the last named liad laid Espionage beaten seventyfive seventy yards out but Paul Griggs Rigs coming from behind ran sec ¬ ond bond forcing Jolly Roger into third place Victor Sum a newcomer was somewhere up the stretch but all the others were well ui It was asking a great deal of Espionage to expect her to give away eight pounds to both Miss Marion and Jolly Roger As these ran at even weights the Vetter Fetter colt might have been third had he started in the Stallion Stakes StakesWhile Takeshi While book was being made for the third race a real storm broke and flooded the course The wind was of strength sufficient to scare weak folk and darkness prevailed rendering necessary the use of arc lights There was a single flash of lightning one peal of thunder then the air cooled out and the rain turned into a drizzle as the third race was run The track had become sloppy Plantain and Dare II raced in front Don Quixote and The Devil j paired two lengths back for threequarters treasurers Here The Devil made a move and passed Dare II but could not get Plantain who ran sec ¬ ond bond into the homestretch to Don Quixote The favorite had on the far turn cone to the front easily on the outside and he led from thence to the wire winning hand ridden from The Devil Plantain quit and was beaten by Dare II Al F RSCO ROSCOE was within four lengths of the leaders aBf3 first quarter but ever after lost ground wjTTie jetties Forte was never within gunshot gunshotThe gunshot The rain had ceased when the bugle blew for the fourth race Some bookmakers said that money was placed on Elusive at the opening price of 4 to 5 while others maintained that the horse was always to be had at 3 to 1 J J Carroll at one stage of the betting laid even money Elusive to show There was nothing m the running of Elusive to indicate what the signs of the betting ring appeared to show as th was second into the homestretch and whipped out was in the close bunch of five at the finish Sutton was the only starter with no chance to win at the far turn and lie was away back all the way The race had been one of various tips and the only horse not supported was John Rodegaps Bodegas Bishop Reed This animal for a few moments return ¬ ing King to his clip as a yearling led all the way and was going easily at the finish As good a 25 8 and 3i to 1 was the post price and the pencilers pencil were happy as the cashiers paid the few pikers pickers large wads of aces and deuces Moncreith Noncredit was second up the backstretch but lost some ground on the turn finally landing second by a neck from Double Dummy he lapped by Tranby Tabby and Elusive Lynch who rode the winner is a boy well known at New Orleans and has won many good races That he was a stranger at Hawthorne largely accounts for the long price against Bishop Reed ReedMoxley Reemploy Moxley Morley rode Populist through the field and 6 to 5 was the horses price because people said Maybe the boy is not as good as Hueston Houston The last named jockey was to have ridden Arrezzo Carrizo and when this horse was scratched he told hi friends that Populist would win to a certainty and a plunge resulted which sent the price down to 4 to 5 Corrigans Corrigan Schreiber took command and as over this and that fence he flew with head high in air and Populist gradu grad ¬ ally lost ground the backers of the leader be ¬ came jubilant At the water jump on the first round Schreiber was four lengths better than the Canadian while the others were eight to twelve lengths further back and already beaten Around the turn by the judges stand and up the backstretch Schreiber still further increased his lead and Populist was gaining on the others Over the water jump the second time Populist six lengths to the bad was nibbling along under a pull his mouth being slightly open Moxley Morley did not seem to be in any hurry and when up the backstretch the favorite closed ground still did he seem to be running without effort Steadily he lessened the gap and at the fence on the far turn was close to the leader The upper turn was negotiated with the horses nearly lapped but Schreiber was not yet done and the pair jumped into the homestretch side and side to the delight of every one Then the race was over Populist winning in his quiet unassuming gallop by several lengths never having been extended Marble and the others jumped together over the water the last time and had a merry race home Marble third was forty lengths behind Schreiber SchreiberJudge Schreiber Judge Steadman Seaman and Parole dOr doer delayed the start but the barrier shot up to a splendid start for all but Belvadell Blade who at once ran to the bunch At the quarter Gold Band Parole dOr doer Basqnil Basenji and Groyhurst Grouchiest was the order at the halt Greyhurst Greyhounds was leading from Gold Band Judge Steadman Seaman next and a close bunch for all except Belvadell Blade and Briggs a pair which eventually finished up at the sixteenth The horses were all within striking distance at the upper turn with the exceptions named and Count Fonso Fonts who lengths away seemed to have met with an accident Grey Gray hurst and Gold Band were having it hot and heavy at the last sixteenth Inconstancy close up when rushing through the bunch came J McDonald with Count Fonso Fonts and in a driving finish Holden Olden who looked to be falling off fifty yards from the wire got Gold Bands head in front of Count Fonso Fonts who beat Greyhurst Greyhounds a throat latch Inconstancy was a close fourth Basquil Basque was heavily backed just why it is not possible to state stateHorsemen statehouse Horsemen say that the dibarrment disbarment of Jolly Roger for the Stallion Stakes was entirely in line with the racing rules Here is the state ¬ The ij f ii riiT Brit ment meant colt Stakes by John E Madden at Louisville last spring He was bought out of a selling race in which he was entered by H T Griffin and went into the hands of W J Donohue Downpour The latter raced him at Washington Park in his colors and during the meeting it was said Jolly Roger became the property of J A Vetter Fetter a gentle ¬ man reputed to live in Louisville but a man that has never shown up at the Chicago tracks Donohue Downpour had the reputation of having owned onehalf Neal of the colt and this interest he sold to Vetter Fetter who already owned the other half The rule is that when a horse is sold his engage ¬ ments aments must be transferred In the case of Jolly Roger this was neglected H T Griffin came to Chicago and said the colt could start With this matter Griffin had nothing to do as J E Madden was the nominator The Haw ¬ thorne thorn officials heard nothing from Madden and so declared the colt ineligible That Washing ¬ ton Park and Harlem allowed Jolly Roger to start in stakes was correct but such action had nothing to do with the eligibility of the horse for the Stallion Stakes as when Jolly Roger was entered at the other Chicago tracks it was regularly done by either Donohue Downpour Vetter Fetter or their representatives

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