Easy For Billie Hibbs.: David Dunlops Little Swayback Wins Clabaugh Memorial Cup.; Merry Man Finishes Second and Jubilee Is Unplaced--Defeat of Ormondes Right Causes Considerable Comment., Daily Racing Form, 1907-04-25


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EASY FOR BILLIE HIBBS. DAVID DUNLOPS LITTLE SWAYBACK WINS CLABAUGH MEMORIAL CUP. Merry Man Finishes Second and Jubilee Is Unplaced — Defeat of Ormondes Right Causes Considerable Comment. Baltimore. Md.. April 21. -The Virginians carried off the honors at Iimlico today, running tirst with Billie Hibbs and second with Merry Man in the Cia-Itaagk Memorial Cup. the feature event of tiie day. Billie Hibbs is trained by William Garth and Merry Man by Woods Garth, bis heather. Merry Man as entered also in the second race and Woods Garth wanted to run in that race rather than take a chance for place money In the stake, but Billy said: "No, lets both go for the stake." The race was a common gallop for Billie Hibbs, which took the lead soon after the atari and held it to the end. Cloriou-.: Betsy showed a tine turn of speed bill was outgamed in the stretch by Merry Man. The disappointment of the lace was Jubilee. He showed no great speed a I any part of the race. The Littletield colt evidently did not like the going. A tine piece of plate goes to the bleeder of the winner and Arthur Hancock of Virginia was the lucky man this year. Billie Hibbs seems to be the best two year old thus far shown in this section. He has no important slake engagements, however, and Mr. Garth said today that he would probably let up on him until rail. The card this afternoon was rather ordinary, the steeplechase being perhaps the best attracMon after the Clahaugh Kara won this race from end to end. On form Kara appeared a 1 to 3 shed, but as good as even could be had about the horse and many of he wise ones were afraid of it. The last race caused some unfavorable comment. Only three started, Ivanhoe. Ormondes Bight ami Belle of Jessamine. At the weights the handicappers figured there was nothing to it but Ormondes Right, and he was made a 1 to 3 favorite. Ivanhoe was 0 to 1. but just at post time his price was cut down to ." to 1, and there was betting on him all around the ring. Or-moudes Right bad to tie whipped away from the post and was off several lengths in the rear. On the hackatreteh he got to running, passed Belle of Jessamine, and went after Ivanhoe, which had been sailing out in front. On the stretcli turn it appeared li*e "a walk" for Ormondes Right, hat all at once he sulked and refused to run. leaving Ivanhoe to come on and win. Ormondes Right was ridden by J. Johnson, Tom Mannixs jockey, while Biggins was on Ivanhoe. trained by Manni.x, a fact which caused much comment. J. W. Colt has sent to Aqueduct for bis goiMl Jaaaper DaJetea, and will run him in the steeplechase Saturday. T. I. Cedes will have charge of Mr. Colts liorses here With a stake race and a steeplechase as central attractions and such horses as De Burgo. Batrician. John Lee; Irime Brutus, Revenue. Black Burn; El Dorado. Cave Adsiim. Tudor; Guardian, Navajo, Bete Dailey; Muck Rake. Grafton. Ida Reck; Canvas. Yellowback, and Golden Wave among the en-uies the program for tomorrow holds out promise of continued good racing. J. H. Anderson.

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