End Of A Good Meeting At Pimlico.: The Wrestler Sets a New Track Record--Mr. Wright Again Wins Herford Cup., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-05


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END OF A GOOD MEETING AT PIMLICO. The Wrestler Sets a New Track Record — Mr. Wright Again Wins Herfcrd Cup. Baltimore. Mil.. May -1. Phnlicns spring meeting dosed this afternoon with a brilliant program and a big attendance. This meeting has been the ■Mat successful in the history of the new club. The racing has been clean and above the average in every way. and the public has given it a most satisfactory patronage. All that Baltimore needs DOW is an up to date racing plant, such as it is planned to have at Halethorpe. The present accommodations ai Iiinlico at behind the times and inadequate. the card today had as features a handicap for three-year olds and over. the Mt. Washington Steeplechase and the Bernard tip for gentlemen tidci-. Beaidea these there were four purse races. The Clown captured the handicap, running one of the beat races ol his career and healing I lie favorite. oimondes Bight The Fatherless coll led from stall lo linish and had plenty left to stave off Ormondes Bights rush at the end. Amanda II. ■ nine right back and captured Hie Mt. Washington Steeplechase, doing all the running and winning with a bit left. H. llippeii -tailed V. truer and Csrdi gan and ran second and third with them. Ilippen declared to win witli Vamer ami the old gelding mule a game effort all the way through the liel.l. bill did not bare speed enongh to pass Amanda 11. Tommy Wright, one of the beat young amateur riders in this section, or any other for that Blatter. won the Herford Cup on Hyperion. Mr. i |g it won this cup at the fall meeting of PXHS. and an other winning will make it hi- absolute property. The Wrestler won the first race of the day. hand ily beating out Diamond. The Wrestler ran the ire-eighths In 1:01, clipping a quarter of a see ond off the track record neld by Lady Vera and .lubllee. Carter Hall uncovered a good two-year old in the second race winning with Bergoo. This is a good eolt and will race well later on. The last two races on the card were selling affairs and called out big fields. They were both mediums of heavy speculation. Mr. Gleniver has purchased of Frank Herald the three year-old filly Queen of Knight and she ran in the tHeniver colors today.

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