Surprises At Gravesend.: Dinna Ken Whips Peter Pan In The Carlton Stakes.; Lowers Track Record for the Mile--Royal Vanes Hudson Stakes--El Cuchillo Defeats Good and Plenty., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-26


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SURPRISES AT GRAYESEND. DINNA KEN WHIPS PETER PAN IN THE CARLTON STAKES. Lowers Track Record for the Mile — Royal Vanes Hudson Stakes — El Cuchillo Defeats Good and Plenty. New York. May 25. — There wa* n slaughter "■ 1 1 1 - favorite* ai GraTeaeiid today, the like of who-ban n"i i •••! -■■«■ 1 1 In ;: long time. Tbe card, with i iit . -• - takes down tor decision, was one oi hiuh i ■!; --. Win ii did hoi work out in accordance with the rlews ni the public. The only choice i" win wa- Kobio Hood in the Helling race, which brought the il:i s racing to an end. Prince Hamburg, the lirsl winner, was ■ well hacked second choice, but tin- other winners came from unexpected quartern. The hardeat I. low for the public was the defeat 4.1 .Limes B. Keenea eandldatea tor tbe Hudson mihI Iarltoo Stake*. After the withdrawal f Cna pulteuec from the Hndaon, the race appeared to bo :i good Millie for Transvaal, and IN- was made a I ■■ 2 favorite. .Vfter showlnic his temper at the bar r,i. Transraal led antll almost home, when be was caught t . Bora! Vane, which, under a bustling rule bj fountain. w«* i . m half length. H y»* Ito.val Vanes find race since tbe Jamaica meeting. In the meantime be bad worked brilliantly and ins i.wner showed wisdom in withdrawing Chapultepee. sin.. his victory would have brought him penalties for more valuable stakes in which be la engaged, when lit- had no good ■ horse to take bis Place. There seemed to have been good excuses for Peter Pans defeat in the Withers last Baturday, but wiili the Improvement that was expected to follow thai race he wa* looked apoa a* s cerbaiatj tot the Carlton Stakes at one mile. He wan heavily backed at odds-oo, but wan defeated by Dinna Ken, backed rrom 15 to I. to l- t" 1. Peter Pan had everything In bis favor Keep! thai he was con reding weight to the other starter*. Witi Charles Edward t.. make the pace tor aim until well Into ; e stretch, Peter Pan eaailj stepped to the front. i. nt sin « ■.! s lack of courage wi d by Dinna Ken, which won handily enough by a length ami ■ lmlf In 1:38*. Dinna Ken. .in-t oat of the maiden class, though be bad plenty of opportunities laid year, waa not entitled to beat Peter Pan with tbe latter as good as has been uopularlj supposed. iiis stock t.H.u ,i slum], after t he race and he eri-u.iitly will not lo in the time year-old race* Over I long distance of ground. Dinna Ken* 1:381 In the Carlton stakes. In addl j ion to being a neu record for tbe Gravesend brack. Is tbe fastest mile of the year In tbe east. Minnie Adam* ran ■ mil.- la the name time at City Park. January 10. Dinna Kens dam, Forget, held the Viueriean record for two mile* over hnrdle* from is is to 1903, when Cliaraw iiwl lowered it. lor-ct established her r d of 3:45j with 138 pound* np a* a Ive-year-old at Sneepabead Baj August 31, lsiis. Charawlud, as * six-year-old with 161 pounds hi, ran two miles over hurdles at Morris Park Octa Iter ii. 1903 Forget* 3:45J is -till the Sheepsbead Hay track recortl. llylas. the lirst foal of Forget, bt also a record bolder. His is 0:7.7 lor the at, out three and one-haM miles steeplechase course at Itelmont Park, made as a four-year-old with 184 iH.nnils np October 14, 1906. Previous winners of the Empire State Steeplechase were 1901, Passe Partont; 1902 Mis- Mitchell; 1903, The Bagged Cavalier; 1904, Caller: 1808, 1 1 via*; 1906, Babnc. .....Ml and Plentys defeat in the steeplechase. while regretted, came as no great surprise. The , rse was -el a hard task to take np 172 ponnils in the company he was meeting over the cramped ..ravesend course.. El Cuchtllo. a brother of Collgny. which defeated Good and Plenty at Bel ion i Park, and iii receipt of 25 pounds from the loiiner. led all the way to win a fa-i rtace with Cood and Plenty second, while T. S. Ma.rtin was i, eat.-n decisively ai two miles, ruder the eondl tlon* Goad and Plenty ran a smashing rare and it doe* not s. em that he can l»e beaten Ui tile Wliit-l . v Memorial, where his weight i- 163 pounds. Tbe runaway race of Sailor Boy at -10 to 1 in the mile and a furlong band" ap completed the rout of the favorites, tor Robin Hood offered a crumb of consolation to the torn, followers by winning the losing ra.-e. Some great racing is in prospect for Belmont park Monday and witli Grimaldl, Prime Hamburg, Robin Hood: Spooner, Sej ur lteutlor. Therniidor: C W. Bart, Transvaal. Live Wire: Bthon, lie-Carter, Nealon: Garrett, Delcanta, Mr. ktcCann; Philander, Weroourne and Holly Spanter annum the probable starters a great crowd is Bare to he in evidence.

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