Glass Doll Wins The Oaks Stakes.: Second Victory for Mr. Joel in Englands Great Race for Three-Year-Old Fillies., Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-08


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GLASS DOLL WINS THE OAKS STAKES. Second Victory for Mr. Joel in Englands Great Race for Three-Year-Old Fillies. London. June 7. — J. B. Joels Glass Doll won the one hundred and twenty-ninth renewal of the Oaks mi I.psoin Downs this afternoon, defeating W. Bas l.aomcdia by half a length in a driving ahish. Lord Dunravetis Lady Hasly was third. Eleven others ran. The distance was shoal one mile and a half and the stakes were K25,OM. The odds against the winner were 2T to 1. I.aoiiiedia was io io i ami Lady Hasty was well supported al Iini t l-l. Lad] Hasty led until the beginning of the last quarter ol i mile, where Laoaaetna forged to the front, bin succumbed to i lit- challenge of Jtass Doll aboal seventy five yards from home. Glase Doll is a bay ally by Isinglass out of Plata, l y Hampton, and she out of Ihotina by Dncaa. Glass lMl was briil by Mr. Joel and is trained hy Morton. Her sire won the Derby in 1SA3. and this is his second daughter to win the Oaks, the oilier being ol. W. Hall Walkers Cherry Lass in 1!*i."" . lola was two seasons on the turf, but she never won a race. Tata is the second time Mr. Joels colors have been carried to victory in tin-Oaks, his Our Lassie having won the famous race for three year-old ti1ii»- in IMS. The victory of Ot by in the Derby and Mr. Cro-kers intentions as lo the future racing of the colt is slill a topic, and. following the suggestion of the ■aartaasaa that Orby be matched with lolar Star, winner of his first thirteen races, there was much discussion at Kpsom Downs today as to the prob able outcome of such a contest. While Orby is now recognized as an animal of the highest quality by the majority of sporting men, there is much • loubt as to his ability to beat Polar Star. If Johnny Reiffs opinion of the horses that ran in the Derby can be taken as a standard Orby would liave none the best of it in a race against Polar *vtar. "Thev are a bad lot." said Reiff of the Derbv horses. Orby could hardly crawl at the finish We think the French three-year-olds very moderate, but tiiey are a long way better than these. If Mordant, which won the French Derby last Sunday, had run here he would have won hands in "talking of his colt Mr. Qatar gives bim the character of greatness which so few horses sat sess He said: "Orby is a grand horse and is so "*-ntle in Ireland that children ride him. but in a race he seems to have the instinct that he must lieat the other horses, and thus far he has not failed I am proud to have shown them here that I can breed and train in Ireland a winner of their Teatest race. In my opinion. Orby Is not at the top of his form yet. He is an improving horse; the best judges at Fpsom acknowledged that. 1 lave not decided to run him in the Royal Hunt Git;, at Ascot June 19 with 127 pounds weight the Imndicapper has put on him. but I certainly shall run bim in the Irish Derby at Curragn June 26.

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