John Lee Disqualified For Foul.: Lotus Eater Equals Pimlico Mile Record--Walden Refuses ,000 for Him., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-03


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JOHN LEE DISQUALIFIED FOR FOUL. Lotus Eater Equals Pimlico Mile Record — Walden Refuses ,000 for Him. Baltimore. Md . May 2. The Merchants Handicap, the feature of Piinlicos card today, was won by Lotus Bator with 117 pounds up in 1:404. equalling the track record made by Wclhournc with .17 up. Lotus Bator was always a strong favorite, but heavy BSMSri came to Solon Shingle, which is a favorite with the Baltimore public Cobniosa, well backed for a place anil well meant, outran Lotus Later around the first turn, but on the baekstRtch Lotus Bator went to the front ami it was all over. It is doubtful it lyotus Later was ever before in such good form. Bob Walden thinks be is better than at any time in his career. After the raCS Will Shields made Walden an offer of ,000 for the horse, but it was turned down The public got its moneys worth today. Fred Littlefields Maid of Carroll won the first raee. The best two-year oMa at the track came together in the third race, Giles set a hot pace from the start and held on to the stretch, when-he was passed bv Merry Man. which won in the creditable time of 55.1. Giles showed a high turn of speed, but lie is a little fellow and the weight stopped hitn. K. M. Mitchells Ornamentation was green. After a race or two she will run away from such as beat her today. The steeplechase tarnished a fine contest. In which the outsider Bcnlala got the verdict. The favorite Varner fell. It looked as if Dromedary should have been kept closer up through the field. Grafton mad- good in the sixth race, after SvaaaaV ering his backers monev in several previous at tempts. Me was lucky, however, to win. The boy un Sally K. went to sleep in the stretch. The last race of the day. for maiden two year-olds. was a great lietting affair. There were two factions, one beaded by Will Shields favoring John Lee. and the other as solid for Knima G.. and they both sent the money in in bunches. In a driTlBg finish John Lee got home first a length in front of Lmma G. A claim of foul, however, was immediately made. It was claimed that John Lee cut across at the start and that be crowded Kmnia 8. all the way down the stretch. The stewards allowed tbe claim and John Lee was disqualified. Hosts of bettors had torn tip their tickets when the numbers first went up and there was a laughable scramble to hunt up the discarded pasteboards when the stewards decision was announced. A capital card of seven races Is provided for tomorrow and with Graziallo. Belle Strotne. Cousin Kate: Etta Louise, Patrician, Miss Percentage. St. Joseph. Laura A.: Bound Brook, Cardigan. Incantation: Lord Boanerges., The Clown. Preen: Blue Dale. Scarf ell: Nellie Racine: Anna Smith. Dairy Maid and Mammymoo among the speedy horses named to start, tbe racing should be of the best order. J. H. Anderson.

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