Stakes to Nannie Hodge: Dardens Filly Wins the Jamaica and is Promptly Bid Up, Daily Racing Form, 1906-07-13


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STAKES TO NANNIE HODGE. DARDENS FILLY WINS THE JAMAICA AND IS PROMPTLY BID UP. Dolly Spanker Is in Rare Good Form Tucker En-gincen Coup With Pcnarris Angler a Good Investment Easy for Halifax. New York, July 12. A big throng of turf devotees journeyed to Brighton Beach today. The present fiisciiiiitiug Mecca of thoroughbred racing was tilled to overflowing, with horsemen and race-goers from all parts of the United States. The card was well balanced and attractive, but lacking in Important stake features, there being only one of the lesser variety, the Jamaica, a selling affair at six furlongs, to be decided. The western iuare Nannie Hodge was successful in this and her loyal adherents all profited largely over her victory. The winner was bid up by an unknown from ,100 to ,200. but was bought in. The sport was inaugurated with a big "killing" on W. H. Browns Penarris, tlie two-year-old half brother to W. Overton. Trainer Tucker and his following were able to secure odds of II to 1 for several thousand dollars, owing to the counter plunge on Waterbury and the big general play on the receding Toddles, Botanist, Dashway ami Hyperbole. Angler has proven a lucky investment for George Odom. The Hindoo horse won the mile and a furlong selling race from ten competitors like breaking sticks. Halifax fooled Starter Dade into giving him a flying start and, as no apposition worthy of the name developed after that contreteuip, the Shields horse was able to literally walk iu. The fact is he was pulled up so abruptly that he only got home by a whisker, amid more excitement than yesterdays thrilling finish in the Brighton Mile aroused. The real feature of the program came witli the running of the mile and a sixteenth handicap, in which a sprinkling of turf stars were entered. Dolly Spankers present form is well nigh invincible judging from the easy manner in which he disposed of such good ones as Dishabille, Far West, Bad News , and Blaudy. The usual upset was furnished by "Father Bill" Daly with Umbrella in the last. The big crowd chorused its disgust over the result. The limit was reached when the former Keene filly won out In the last stride of the stretch drive sprint. Wallle Brlukwortli is here- with Sllverskln. "Doc" Bowell has arrived from Denver with his string, numbering ten. James Cooper with four head, hailing from Buffalo, is stabled at Gravos-oiiil.

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