Great Racing In Store at Sheepshead: Nine Valuable and Important Stakes Are to be Decided during This Week, Daily Racing Form, 1906-07-01


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GREAT RACING IN STORE AT SHEEPSHEAD. Nine Valuable and Important Stakes Are to he Decided During This Week, In no feature has the present Sheepshead Bay meeting fallen lelow the high standard maintained In former years by the premier racing organization of the United States and the racing week which begins tomorrow, is as replete with points of high Interest as that just past. Nine valuable and Im-imrtant stakes will be run off in the course of the week Iwsldes the usual allotment of fat purses, many, of which are as valuable as the average stakes of the minor jockey clubs. The first stake of the-week Is the Equality, at a mile, which will be run tomorrow. The names of the probable starters appear in the entry lists published today. If weather and track conditions favor, a very fast run mile will probably mark its decision. Tuesday will bring about the running of the fashionable Itockaway Cup, over the full steeplechase course. It is for qualified hunters and Knight of Elway, Paul Jones, Oro, The Claimant, Rath-owen. Pure Pepper and El Cnchlllor appear the pick of Its nominations. Wednesday, July 4, has a holiday program of three stakes, the Independence Steeplechase, The Spring Stakes, for two-year-olds and the Long Island Handicap.. The Independence Is over the full course with Good and Plenty, Fallabeen, Alfar, Arian, Kernel, Delcanta, Palm Room, Grandpa, Paul Jones, Pontotoc, Ben Crockett, Balzac, Coligny and Commondale assuring a high-class across country race. The Vernal Stakes Is over the last three-quarters of the Futurity course and may bring to the post Red River, Bat Masterson, Oran, Sara-cenesca, Clare Russell, Gretna Green, Yankee Gun, Ethon, Master Lester, Hard Shot, Philander, Tim OToole and Charles G. Gates. The Long Island Handicap is the third of the June Serials of which the first two, the Coney Island and the Sheepshead Bay, have already been productive of splendid and sensational contests. The Long Island is at a longer distance than the other two, being over a course of a mile and an eighth and may be contested by Inquisitor, Von Tromp, Halifax, tDIsha- bille, Dolly Spanker, Bedouin, Flip Flap, Dainty, Consistent, Kings Daughter, Rains Horn, First Mason, Klamesha, Cairngorm, Sir Huon, Dandelion and Accountant, a truly formidable array of speed. But one stake is set for Thursday afternoon. This Is the Spindrift Stakes, a handicap for three-year-olds, at a. mile and an eighth. The Spindrift usually brings aliout a stirring race among high-class three-year-olds. Last year It was won by Oiseau and it has been won by nieh celebrated racers as The . Bard, Hanover, Itaceland, Potomac, Henry of Navarre, Ethelbert, Gold Heels and Highball. In its list of ellglbles this year the names of Accountant, Whimsical, Security, Bohemian, Kuroki, Sir Huon, Ormondale, Bulls Eye, -Inquisitor, Flip Flap, Tiptoe, Content, Bridgeman, Running Water, Hea-slip and Good Luck figure prominently. The Pansy Stakes, six furlongs; for two-year-olds, over the turf course. Is Fridays stake. It is a selling affair and Okenite, Conville, Royal Breeze, Harvey Wilson, Botanist, Master Lester, MeCarter, Mexican Silver, r.ertmont, Frank Lord, Kilts and Curriculum appear the lest of those engaged. Two stakes will be run off Saturday. The Vernal Stakes, for two-year-old fillies, and the highly lmportnnt Commonwealth Handicap. The Vernal is at five-eighths and of its eighty-two ellglbles Misgivings, Lorlng, Saghallen, Dollie Dollars, Court Dress, Bemay, Adoration, Boola, Sweet Vera, Kllllecrankie, Dul-cinea, Barbary Belle, Fantastic and Baringo have already won favor by creditable displays of speed in public. The Commonwealth Is a sequel to the Suburban, is at the same distance and has 0,000 added. Weights having been allotted recently vary from those assigned or carried in the Suburban. Those from which the field Is likely to come are Go Between, 124; Agile, 110; Cairngorm, IIS; Toka-lon, 117; Dandelion, 113; Water Light, 112; Dainty, 111; Sir Huon, 110; Tradition, 110; Gloriller, 100; Merry Lark, 10S; Rams Horn, 108; Timber, 104; Dolly Spanker, 104; Oxford, 100; Von Tromp, 100; Perverse, 100; Kuroki, 00, and Tiptoe, OS, and if sent to the post Mr. Whitney will have a pair hard to beat In Timber and Perverse.

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