Lady Vera Sets a Record: Runs the Six and a Half Furlongs at Belmont Park in 1:16 3-5, Daily Racing Form, 1906-10-20


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LADY YERA SETS A RECORD. ! RUNS THE SIX AND A HALF FURLONGS AT BELMONT PARK IN 1:16 3-5. Track Is Prime for Rosebens Attempt Against Sal-vators Record Today Dishabille Wins the Highweight Handicap. Xew York, October 19. George C. Bennetts great western mare. Dishabille, carrying top weight of 123 pounds andv ridden by McGee, won the Fordhain Highweight Handicap, at seven furlongs today in the fast tiiiie of 1:25 from a brilliant Held of sprinters including the record-breaker Oxford, Zienap, lien Ban and Incantation. The stable commission on the winner was one of the largest that her proud owner has risked on a horse race. Another record Was smashed today. This time It was bjfo William Garths two-year-old filly Lady Vera, over the six and a half furlongs straightaway. Voorhees time of l:17i made last Wednesday over the same course was reduced by three-fifths of a second and witli such ease as to excite curiosity as to how fast the Woolthorpe selling plater could really have covered the distance if asked to do her best at the end. Wwidford Clay dug up another surprise from his equine graveyard in Outcome, which decisively defeated 5i number of stayers in. the mile and a half handicap, third on the card, running the distance in 2:33 and shading the track record by a fifth of a second. Columbia Girl, which had been unlucky in her previous races, was today the medium of a big killing. It came off in the opening race at a mile. After Montgomerys superior class performance In the mile race for two-year-olds, horsemen pronounced him an excellent three:year-old prospect. Roseben will begin liis race against time immediately after the second race tomorrow. Among horsemen it is generally believed that the record will be lowered. It is understood that D. C. Johnson will make a plunge bet on his horse breaking the worlds record. Johnson tried to induce the stewards to have the trial take place over the seven furlongs straightaway; the finish post to lie on the first turn, a furlong past the present judges stand, practically a mile straightaway. It is not thought that they will accede to tills request. Roselien cantered a six furlongs trial in 1:15 at Gravesend this morning, this being the big horses final preparation for tomorrows supreme effort. The stable of A. F. Dayton and Co.. including Neva Lee and . Soufriere will leave for San Francisco tomorrow. Trainer Henry McDauiel will ship thirty horses liclonging to L. A. Cella and two of Tlchenors Kdide Ware and Good Luck to Memphis to winter quarters next Sunday.

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