Ask Too Much of Tileing.: Colt Fails in Effort to Concede Weight to Older Horses., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-07


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ASK TOO MUCH OF TILEING. COLT FAILS IN EFFORT TO CONCEDE WEIGHT TO OLDER HORSES. St. Valentine Wins the Handicap — St. Noel and Captain Hale the Only Successful Favorites. New Orleans, La.. February fi. — Followers of favorites met with a series of reverses at City Fark today, the bigcest disappointment being the defeat t James McCormicks three-year-old Tileing in the mile handicap, the feature race of the program. In what he had shown in his previous races here, the talent believed Tileing capable of conceding much weight to such horses as St. Valentine. Rickey and firaaada. and he was backed accordingly. There were many, however, who profited by a correct estimation of St. Valentines chances. In the early running, as in his previous races, Tileing was fighting for his head. Farrow finding some trouble in preventing him from going to the front. Rickey led him bv a small margin until making the turn Into the homestretch. Here Farrow made his effort, but Tileing had nothing left when the call came and the finish found liim dropping back a tired horse. St. Valentine won easily from Rickey. Granada coming from the rear and beating Tileing out four lengths for third place. Fdward R. Bradley, whose Belle of Kent won yesterday, furnished the winner of the two-year-old race today in Black Mary, which beat out Dew of Dawn a head after a terrific drive. In her previous starts Black Mary had acted green at the post. When the barrier went up today, however, she was off with the leaden and after making a wide turn when entering the homestretch, finished with a rush mil just managed to get up in the last strides. T rtia. one of Edward Corrigans Scintillant 1L lillies. was very green at tho post. She is a good looking filly and will do better later on. Jockey Nicol is regaining his form. He rode two winners — Captain Hale and Goldproof. St. Noel and Captain Hale were the winning favorites. There was a decided improvement in the track, the uoinc; next the inside rail being in fairly good shape. By tomorrow, provided there is no more rain, the track will be fast. Jockey Lee was suspended for four days by the starter for disobedience at the post in the sixth race.

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