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C v A j ; j i 1 STEEPLECHASE TO KNOBHAMPTON. Jumps Sideways, but Wins the Hamilton Stakes Easily Track Record Broken. Huffalo, N. Y., July IS. This was called KUicott Club Day and the members of that organization were guests at Kenilworth Park this afternoon. splendid program had been provided, tlie features of which were "tlie KUicott Club Handicap for three-year-olds and upward at five and a half furlongs, and the Hamilton Steeplechase over the two-mil- course. Tlie handicap went to Panloulle. Tint VhmI mare look up 121 pounds and won in a runaway fashion. Knobhampton, after taking all the jumps sideways, easily won the steeplechase. Knobhaiupton lost three or four lengths at every jump, onlv to regain tlie lost ground on the fiat. Tlie taliled history of the Hamilton Steeplechase is as follows: Year. Winner. A. Wt. Jockey. Val. lime. 1905 Picktime 0 152 Wilson 510 -1 :05g lliot; Wild Range. .S 150 Sea ton 010 4:312 P.I07 Knoblinipton .0 Id P.o.vle - Topsy Kobinsou clipped two and one-fifth seconds off the track record for seven and a half furlongs in the closing race. She won in a canter after leading all the way. She was ridden by jockey J. Lee and it made three winners to his credit Tor the day. The result of the first race was a complete surprise. Louis Koederer had no support from the public, but his people won a snug sum, having secured odds of 00 to 1. The colt had shown nothing in -public on which he could bo given a chance to win. The stewards ordered .that the further entry of the horse Honlire be refused, and the matter was referred to the National Hunt and Steeplechase Association for further action. Honlire is a con tinned rogue and in several of his races he has slopped after going one turn of the field. C. C. Hall bid up Desideratum after she won the sixtli race and forced the lillys owner to stand a raise of 00 to retain her. Jockey Lee will leave here with manager Ben-jamin Jacobs for Now York tomorrow night to ride one of the Uainey two-year-olds at Hrighton Heach Saturday. Jockey K. Martin arrived from Windsor this morning and will ride at Fort Krie. Jockeys 1. Austin and Lloyd will both be at Fort Krie and Frank Garret has been engaged to look after their mounts. Walter O Council, owner of James Heddlck and Kvlo Greene, is looking after jockey L. Williams Interests here. James Johnson and jockey Musgrave will return to New York tomorrow. II. T. Grillin will put in a couple of weeks in Canada on a fishing trip. T. P. Phelan and a party of friends came down from Toronto to see Knobhaiupton run and won well over that horses victory. Kilev Grannan and his partner, Richard Hrown, cut in at Kenilworth this afternoon. Charles Walt-ring was among the newcomers, lie will hook at Fort Krie.