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SPEED OF THE TOBOGGAN FIELD. Halifax la the only one of the eighteen horses carded to start in tlie Toboggan Handicap today. that ran in the race of last year. He was the farorite for the last Toboggan, but suffered mnch frasa the crowding at the start, raced ap to the leaders in the early stages, swerred badly enter hag the stretch and Suished ninth, last but one, which was AdoelL in that race lie carried no pounds. Suffrage holds the record for the coarse over which the Toboggan will be ran today. With 1 5 pounds up she ran the straight three-quarters of s mile at Belmont Park in 1:10, October 19, hast, bat this is t« i seconds Blower than the American straight coarse record for the distance; Artful, as a two-year-old, with 190 pounds up, ran it In 1:68 at Monis Park, October IS, 1904. At the recent Aqueduct meeting, Suffrage set s now track record when she ran fVe-eightbS In SO Koseben holds the American record for three-quarters of a mile over a CpUTSe with a turn. With his burden of 1-17 pounds as a four-year old at Betaaeal Park October 6, 1906, he ran it In 1:11.. With b:o pounds ap Halifax ran three-quarters in 1:131 at Brighton Beach last I. ill. Brookdale Nymph, carrying 107 pounds did it la 1:12 at siieepsiie.nl Bay bust spring. Bed Hirers oai] winning race at three-quarters at a inife was at Jamaica the other day when he ran In 1:13*, with ninety-eight pounds up, and the track was not, fast. At the same meeting Theyre Off did It in l:13j with no pounds up. At Belmont Park hurt year lantoiitle ran in I:13| with Phi pounds up. Lord Lorats beat was 1:15 at Saratoga hut rummer. carrying 105 pounds, but it was not a faat track. htcCarter wen at three-quarters of s mile with 122 peuads up in in, at Brighton Beach hut ye r Hi- ire and one-half furlongs In 1:07, over :l slow Hack a! Jamaica last week was an Impres slue performance. At Saratoga last sum r De Hand ran the distance over ■ gaud track in 1:14, with 122 pounds up. Pretensions three quarters in ■ l ; . with Its pounds In the saddle at Aqueduct last month, was bis best at the distance. First Premium, 1:13c. With 122 pounds up, at Jamaica was hfaj beat At Brighton Beach hut fall he ran in the same time over ■ good track with 112 po amis up. Qlorifiers best three-quarters was 1:12 with 119 pounds op at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Just before be won the Carter Handicap. Amp. -d... toy Boy, Bat Hasterson and Sen star clay bare never won at three-quarters of a mile. Ampodo. however, won over the Futurity Course at Ascot I.uk la-t winter in l:ll|.