Good Racing at Hawthorne., Daily Racing Form, 1900-08-30


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GOOD RACING AT HAWTHORNE. I l There was nothing sensational in the racing at Hawthorne ye-terday. neither was there anything in th"j way of an extraordinary attraction carded, still there was a rousing big crowd at the track, and every single winner was warmly applauded, no matter whether he or she was a favorite or not. The greatest amount of interest was centered in the steeplechase which resulted in the most popular victory of the day, and was also productive of some turf discipline, inasmuch as Passe Partout. the horse that finished second, along with his rider. Gallagher and his owner, B. J. Laughlin, were suspended indefinitely pending investigation because the judges were not satisfied with the horses performance. Apparently, however, Passe Partout with his heavy impost of 163 pounds ran about as good a race as he ever did before and Gallagher seemed to be trying for all he was worth during the entire journey. Perhaps Judge Kuhl has ome inside information about the race. Passe Partout has raced most consistently since his first start over the sticks here and the same filly Frond that defeated him the last time they hitched was bis conqueror in yesterdays event. Frond i.- as sweet a filly as anyone ever laid eyes on, and with the feminine portion of the spectators is highly thought of. consequently when she came galloping home about two lengths in front of Passe Partout the grandstand fairly rang with applause. After tl,e finish in the steeplechase there was some time consumed by the judges before the official result was announced. C.Johnson, who rode Sir Dick, complained that Passe Partout had run out of the course up on the far turn, hence the long wait for the official decision. After heariDg Patrol Judge Nick Halls statement and also Harry Whites version of the race however Judge Kuhl let the result go as the horses had finished, namely, Frond. Passe Partout and Brakeman. That Jiminez is a colt of some well founded pretentions to good class i6 a certainty. This youngster, according to F. J. Kellys statement, was far from being ready to show at his best but nevertheless he beat Bengal and Searcher like cracking sticks in the third race. Cay-wood had the mount on Jiminez and knowing he vva short rode a waiting race. He held the son of The Commoner— Birdie T. under restraint to the stretch and then cut loose eventually beating Bengal by a length after a hard drive. Barney Schreiber, always popular with the Chicago crowds, won the second race with Tayon. This was the first time the purple, orange sleeves and red cap of Schreiber.- has been seen in front for some time, and to see those colors fir-t pa-t the post was a sight good to witness. Tayon is a shifty animal in the selling plater clas, and everything considered, his price of 31 to 1 was a royal one. Buchanan rode the Schreiber colt, and after interfering slightly with Emma R. in the stretch, won by about two length-. There was never any serious doubt about the fifth race except for a brief instant when , Owensboro assumed command on the far turn. It was a mile and a sixteenth affair with Lady Meddlest me a stanch favorite. The lead of Owensboro was Bimply a "Hash in the pan and then Lady Meddlesome i-aiee on and won handily hy three part6 of a length. She was decidedly the best horse in the race. Papa Hajry ran well and finished third with a fail-price against liim to show. Jockey Buchanan put up a good ride on Found in the last race, which was at a mile and seventy yarn.-. He got away in front and never relinquished the lead from the fall of the Hag l to the finish, winning by a large margin. Wink-field put up a good ride on Great Bend, but he simply could not produce enough speed to reach the flying leader at any stage. Jake M.irkleiu. always handy with two-year-olds, showed how good he was by "cleaning up" with Barbara M. in the first race. Barbara M. was always as good as 11 to 5, despite the heavy backing she received, and the way she won was highly pleasing to her admirers. Winkfield waited in second place until the stretch, then went to the front like a Hash, winning without the least bit of an effort by five open lengths. Ex-jockey Mayberry. with Bard of Avon, Specific, and Bicor, arrived at Hawthorne yesterday from Saratoga. Russell R., who won several good races at Sf Louis and also scored brackets at Washington Park, died at Saratoga some time ago of lung fever. James Arthur is also a recent arrival from Saratoga. He brought back all his horses, including Moroni. Hoods Brigade. Boomerack and others, and also a recent purchase, Ben Hadad. J. F. Schorr has purchased the useful horse Koenig. 8everal of Barney Schreibers horses came in from Saratoga along with those of James Arthur and Mayberry. P. Dunne has sold Vain and Gold Badge to Dr. H. E. Rowell.

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