Strangest Still In Form., Daily Racing Form, 1901-05-23


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STRANGEST STILL IN FORM Wily Tommy Griffin was very much in evi ¬ dence at Worth yesterday and after the first two races had been run the ring learned to its sorrow that Griffin was on hand and with the proper sort of material too tooThere There was an ordinary lot of twoyearold maiden fillies in tho first race which was at a half mile and it was considerable of a guess with everyone outside of Griffin and his friends as to which of tho youngsters could run in the mud Ho had a correct lino on his own filly Palmetto and backed her from 2 to 1 down to 6 to 5 That Griffin know what he was about was evident soon after the start for when Coburn got ready he easily went to the front and Palm ette fighting for her bead romped home a half dozon lengths iu front of Arlean B BGriffin Griffin and his friends bet right back on Big Injun in the second race and he although being badly interfered with and almost thrown at the start eventually scored rather easily Just as tho field was leaving the post Winkfield who rodo The Auditor collided with Littlo Pepper and he in turn fell up against Big Injun causing Coburn on tho latter to pnll his horse almost to a standstill After this it seemed rather dubious for Big Injun but he proved to be much better than the ordinary ones opposed to him and gradually worked his way to tho front frontAll All of Mr Bennetts twoyearolds seem to bo ready money and without much of an effort Herodiade won the five furlongs handicap Ho was the favorite at 2 to 1 and after breaking in front was never again headed This Hanover Druidess youngstar possesses much speed and can run equally as well in the mud as he can on a dry track Strangest seems to be the only horse that Davisson can ride to good advantage and on him he won the fourth event handily Strang ¬ est always was a handy horse in tho mud and the public bearing this in mind hacked him from 3 to 1 down to 13 to 5 5Boney Boney Boy with Coburn up won his race in a romp but Sunro had to bo driven out to the last ounco to got tho verdict by a nose from Dan Cupid in tho last race of the day dayStarter Starter Dwyer reproved jockey Seo to tho ex ¬ tent of 10 for not breaking properly while at the post prior to tho first race raceTho Tho judges fined Winkfiold 25 for crowding Coburns mount in the second race

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