Much Fast Time at Kenilworth: Main Chance Equals Preens American Record in Winning the Rapids Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-30


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h " C c x h is J v v i; j 1 1 1 j l r . 1 i t : a t ; t i ; i , i MUCH FAST TIME AT KENILWORTH. Main Chance Equals Preens American Rec- ord in Winning the Rapids Handicap. Buffalo, N. Y., June 20. There was good racing and fast time at Kenilworth this afternoon. In winning the Rapids Handicap J. E Seagrams Main Chance ran the mile and forty yards in 1:42, which equals tlie American record made here by Preen -June 10 last year. Preen was then a four-fear-old and carried only 104 pounds, whereas Main Chance a year younger and had up ten pounds more, .Much of the betting interest in this race vanished Willi the withdrawal of Ellieott. Ormondes Right. Temmeraire and Deuce. Main Chance was conceded victorv and was held at 3 to 5. He set a fast pace from the start, but to the surprise of everyone Solon Shingle, which finished ten lengths behind Cave Adsum yesterday, came with a determined rush at the finish and compelled Main Chance to do his utmost to win by a .nose. The tabled history of the Rapids Handicap is as follows: , ,, Year. Winner. A. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1004 Lev lorsev...4 110 J. Daly 50 1:44- lonr. Sir Ralph loo Lee S50 1:4:! lOOC. Preen 4 105 L. Smith .. 050 1:42 1007 Main Chance.:! 114 Diggins . . . !7r 1 :4H In tlie opening race Court. Martial scored a sur- prising victory over .Sir Ralph and set a new track record for the one mile and three-sixteenths at 2:2. Another track record was lowered when Punky won the closing race at one mile and twenty vards in 1:12".. Tom MeGrath was forced to run live and a half rnrlongs in 1 :05J to beat Slickaway lialf length in the third race, and this equaled the track record. The fast track did not suit Lord Boanerges and he was never prominent at any Eleven junipers went to the post in the steeple- chase and all but Dawson and Russell A. finished the course. Dawson twisted a plate -and was pulled up. Russell A. made a bad landing at the tenth jump and losf his rider. Dr Keith won easily after trailing for the first time round. Barney Schreiber arrived this morning from Cincinnati." He will journey on to New York next "j. L. Hayman sold Waterwing to M Boasberg today. , Samuel Lazarus and Trainer E A. nl Stringer will part companv. Tee Ticks showing in the fifth race displeased the owner Mr. Lazarus asked J. R. Walker to take his horses, but he declined, saying he is under engagement to go to Germany to help his brother, George Walker.- v 11 i " -j 6: C 6 6 f; f K fi C 1 ; 1

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