Gold Lady a Big Surprise: Astes Filly Defeats Yankee Girl for the Queens Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-19


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GOLD LADY A BIG SURPRISE ASTES FILLY DEFEATS YANKEE GIRL C FOR THE QUEENS STAKES. v A . j Public Blames Jockey Miller and He Is ; Hissed Golf Ball Jakes the Handicap All Winners Heavily Backed. j i Now York, July IS. Yankee Girls crushing do- fent in tlic Inaugural running of the Queens Stakes at one mile anil a half hy Gold Lady was a surprising Incident at Brighton lieaeh toilay. Victory for the favorite was regarded as a certainty and the hundreds who hacked her attrihnted her defeat to the nianeiivres of jockey Miller. The tickle public proceeded to vent its displeasure over the result in the most vigorous fashion and Miller was treated 1 to a new sensation in the storm of hisses that greeted him when he returned to the scales. It developed subsequently that Gold Lady was the medium of a loii prepared and skillfully planned betting coup. Gold Lady, ridden hy Garner, led from the first stride by a wide gap of daylight, the pace being very slow. Gold Lady stole away when half of the journey had been traversed and even then there was no acceleration in pace noticeable. Far in the rear with the slow-going Helen Iorter, the only olier starter was the leisurelf, paced Yankee Girl. Gold Lilly did not wait, but sailed along up the backstretfh, undisturbed and going on swiftly, smoothly and Willingly, held sway to the end never seriously menaced by the waiting pair behind her. Miller, who betrayed no anxiety until too late, rode a vigorous finish, but never had a chance to get up. The time, 2:321, was very fast. That the result might have been different had .Miller gone after the winner from the start is open to doubt. The fact remains that. Gold Lady on Saturday had worked the distance with 121 pounds up in 2:5.1 at Sheepshead and on Tuesday at the same place ran five furlongs pulled up in !!, the first half under a pull in -Itis. Although only three favorites were successful, this wiisu markedly had day foe the ring. Hyper- Ion IL, Single Stone, Golf r.all. Gold Lady. Haensel. Kara Avis and Ked Leaf were all hacked to a standstill. It would be a task to estimate the loss of the layers, hut it was heavy. The Sullivan clan and a following of Tainmaiiyites took a hand-silme amount over tlie victory of Single Stone. Golf Hall continued his high class by a cantering victory In the mile and an eighth handicap and particularly by the ease witli which lie disposed of Untitling Water. K. Diigan. who rode. Golf Hall, finished with one foot out of the stirrup. A drizzle of rain started before the first race, but the track was not in the least affected until in the closing race. The Whitney horses, which have lioen quartered nt Sheepshead Hay, were shipped to Saratoga this morning.

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