Frank Gill Wins Withers: Peter Pan, After Forcing Pace, Has Nothing Left At Finish.; Ella ONeills Good Showing in the Fashion Stakes--Garrett Wins Meadowbrook--General Kuroki Backs Hal., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-19


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FRAPGILL WINS WITHERS PETER PAN. AFTER FORCING PACE. HAS NOTHING LEFT AT FINISH. Ella ONeills Good Showing in the Fashion Stakes — Garrett Wins Meadowbrook — General Kuroki Backs Hal. New York, May 111 1ft McGinnis Frank Gill upset calculations today when he t a»k the Withers Slakes from James K. Keenes Peter Pan. It was the lirst time Peter Pan had been sent to the race* this season, but his work had been so good that he was always the choice. Frank Gill w:.s an outsider, though McGinnis thought well enougii of his chances to win handsomely at the comfortable price oi" 15 to 1. There was considerable criticism of the ride given Peter Pan by W. Pugau. and it is jiossible that with different handling, the Keene • o]i might have been lirst home. Though the track was slow from the recent rains, Pngan rushed him tight out into a long lead at the start and. stepping t.. the half iu «7*. he reached the live furlongs mark in 1 :00t. He turned into the stretch still two or three lengths in the lead aud it was not iiutn in the last furlong that Frank Gill came alongside. li" was finishing resolutely under Not-leis urging. When Peter Fun was called oa Cot a final effort, he hail nothing left from his earlj speed and faltered badly. At the finish Frank Gill was a good neck in front and was drawing out. A distinguished visitor at the track during the afternoon was General Kuroki and his Military com-naalaaa from Japan. He took a lively interest In i he sport and made a few small, though profitable wagers. Out of compliment to August Belmont, he backed Hal in the selling race for two veal oM* and when Hal was lirst home at 50 to 1. he was about B* pleased as any visitor on the ground--. In the running of the Fashion Stakes. Ella ONeill d.-monstrated that she is a smart filly by giving away live pounds to every other filly in the race -and outgaming Half Sovereign when it came to the final driv.-. Me-gs Hill, starting in the Keene dolors for the first time, was the choice, but she ran as though far from being ready and was never a dangerous contender. Goldtinn, an added starter, raced into third place. Garrett, with Nat Ray up. won the Meadowbrook Steeplechase for hunters from Essex II., the half-breed that was ridden by his owner, Dion Kerr. Philander was the only winning favorite of the afternoon. He took the mile aud three sixteenths handicap in handy fashion. Aletheuo. the other winner of the day. was the second choice in the market; WellMiiune the favorite, finished in second place. . The lackey* who have been engaged to ride in the Brooklyn Handicap and the odds prevailing tonight arc: Horse wt. lackey*. odds. Go Between UO Mountain 4-1 Superman • ■"" hi Bier 5-1 Dandelion 118 Radtke * 1 Nealon 114 W. Dugan S-l Sewell ft" Horner S-l Flip Flap 112 .1. Martin 10-1 Salvidere 107 — 10 1 Aecountant 120 W. Knapp 10 1 Tokalon 11* Booker IX-1 Buttling 1 "7 Notter 12-1 Ueiie «7 Preston ....20 1 P.laiidv Ill 20-1 Kford 110 C. Koerner 20-1 Reacon Light 100 O. H. Shilling 30 1 Reauclere 94 K. Ougan 0 1 A great card is offered for the first day" at Oravesend and witii such stars as McCarter. Jack A t kin. Pretension: Tony Bonero, Reidmoore. Savv-•ible: Stargowan. Rialto. Kings Plate; Superman. Ruttling. Co Between: Ace High, Barbary Belle. Acrobat: Augelus. Lady Winifred, and The Dane, among Ihe entries, a tremendous crowd is sure to be present to view the running of the Brooklyn Handicap.

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