At Harlem Next Week., Daily Racing Form, 1898-10-11


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AT HARLEM NEXT WEEK WEEKIf Week If weather and track conditions are suitable Mr Harness flying wonder Imp will try next week to wipe out the mile record of 1 38i made by Libertine over the Harlem track in 1894 it being the record for a circular mile track Imp has given evidence that she is equal to the task any horse in the country is At Washington Park with 118 pounds up she led the first mile in the Oakwood Lakewood in 139 and again when she beat Macy Marcy at iya ia miles in 1511 she carried 112 pounds and made the first mile in 1 39i She is to carry but 91 pounds in her trial and have a speedy helper at each quarter The light weight will be very much in her favor yet it is no sure thing that she will wipe out that mar velously villous fast record of Libertine It is not that she may not possess the speed capacity to do so under favorable circumstances but that it is so difficult to point a horse to go to the extreme limit of its speed on a prearranged day Secre Sere ¬ tary tarry Nathanson Nathan has set the race for Wednes Swedes ¬ day October 19 and it will be one of the main features of Jubilee Week WeekThe Seethe The Harlem officials aie aide naturally counting on an increased attendance next week because of the jubilee festivities and will present other exceptionally pleasing attractions besides Imps race against time The Columbia Stakes at two and oneeighth neigh miles will be decided Tuesday It has 1500 added and a number of stayers slayers are being quietly prepared for the long trip Char ¬ ley levy Christy Frank Jaubert Jabber Bing Being Binger Bringer Paul Kuuvar Kumar Croesus Cress and Forte are set down as sure to start if all goes well with them in training while Midian Indian Muskalonge Muskellunge Boanerges Beaneries and Elu El ¬ sive skive are on the list of possible additional start ¬ ers The Cicero Stakes a selling affair at a mile with 1000 added will be pulled off Satur Saturn ¬ day It has thirtyeight thirty speedy ones nominated and is bound to furnish an interesting contest

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