Fort Erie Feature to Fantastic: Goldbiatts Filly Wins the Genessee Hotel Handicap by a Nose, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-11


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FORT ERIE FEATURE TO FANTASTIC, Goldblatts Filly Wins the Gencssee Hotel Handicap by a Nose Buffalo, N. Y., August 10. The running of the Gencssee Hotel Handicap at Fort Erie this afternoon was productive of a keen contest as well as a smart upset for the talent, which supported the Valley Farm candidate, Charlie Gilbert. Mose Goldblatts good sprinter. Fantastic, which arrived this morning from Windsor, was held at 3 to 1 in the betting and earned a victory by a nose. Charlie Gilbert was second a scant margin before Charlie Eastman, the only other starter. The time, 1:12J, was fast considering the track conditions. Mose Goldblatt arrived here yesterday from Saratoga and this morning a number of his horses that have been resting up at Windsor reached the Fort Erie track. With them eame six belonging to Ed Trotter. While in the east Goldblatt bought three horses and they will arrive at Fort Erie Sunday. They are Stylit, chestnut filly two years old, by Meadowthorpt Stylitene; Thurbet, bay gelding two years old, by Knight of the Thistle Bclturbet, and Toddles, bay filly, three years old, by Tod-dington Woodford filly. The first named two he bought from Fred Burlew and the last named from Thomas Hitchcock, Jr. After the six-year-old brown marc Mattie II., by Swing Flush, finished second to Reticent in the third race yesterday, R. D. Steele bought her from A. C. Bellow and put her in the car with the horses trained by Pred Luzader to go to Empire City track. William Walkers horses left Fort Erie for the Empire City track yesterday afternoon. Jockey McCarthy wired from Saratoga that he will return to Port Erie Monday. Jockey Dubei, a lightweight employed by William Oerst, arrived at Fort Erie today. The showing of Grifteu In the opening race yesterday was so disappointing to R. L. Thomas that he sold the gelding to Mode Nicol for 00. After his performance in the fifth race yesterday, Terah, the two-year-old son of Abe Frank Charm, is well worth tabbing. Ue is a colt of more than ordinary merit.

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