Dawsons Barton Steeplechase.: Kara Quits--Charlie Eastmans Fast Five and a Half Furlongs at Hamilton., Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-12


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DAWSONS BARTON STEEPLECHASE. Kara Quits— Charlie Eastmans Fast Five and a Half Furlongs at Hamilton. Hamilton, int.. .lime II.— The Ballon Stc.plc chase, won by Dawson, was Ihe feature of the card today. The track was fasi and the attendance gixni. notwithstanding the cold, raw wind. Hily one pro iiouneed favorite earned brackets and thai w:i- CharHe fa at aw, at l to 5 in the first race, n was only a canter lor the favorite. Nicol took him to the front at the start and. alter going i.he tiisi quarter, had the son of Himyar under restraint. vet he ran the five and a half furlongs in 1 : 7 . i lose to the track record. Tho steeplechase resulted in a complete upset for Hie talent. Kara was considered a certainty and there was much betting when i to ," was |tosted. Kara was well meant . went to the front at the start and opened a good lead, but after taking the foarteeath jump, began to tire aud Dawson, which had been closest to the pacemaker throughout, moved up. caught Kara and took the lead, going over the last obstacle with an advantage of two lengths After being straightened for the run over Hie Mat. Bilberry came up will a rush and caught Dawson a! the last sixteenth peat and from there to the wire it was a duel between the two. Dawson lasting long enough lo e.et the decision by a neck from Bilberry. Picktiuie could not keep up and finished third seven lengths back. Kara quit badly, finishing fourth. Trainer W. K. Phillips has decided to turn out Minnie Adams, after her bad showing in the ban dicap yesterday. She will be sent to the Cook farm and rested up until fall.

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