The Favorite for the Annual Champion Stakes Run Today, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-14

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THE FAVORITE FOR THE ANNUAL CHAMPION STAKES RUN TODAY. MR, JAMES R. KEENES CHESTNUT COLT, BALLOT, BY VOTER CERITO, W. MILLER UP. It was illustrative of the remnrkable resources of James R. Keenes stable this year, that when Its chamnion three-year-old Peter Pan was disabled by an accident, it had in reserve another, practically as good and possibly better, ready to take up the burden of garnering the great stakes of the year for his fortunate owner. This, was the chestnut colt Ballot, by Voter Ccrlto. Voter was a horse of grand speed up to a mile, but that was apparently .about his limit. Ballot id all that his sire was In respect to speed and .to him no distance seems tP. he vested with terrors and he is in all respects a high-class young horse. As. a two-year-old lie was successful in but four starts out of thirteen, while this year he has been beaten in but one race in five. On that occasion he forced Charles Edward to run a mile In 1:37 J to beat him, It being his first start this year and he was not thoroughly tit. When a two-year-old he won the first half of the Double Event at Sheepshead Bay, the Neptune Stakes at Brighton Beach, the colts half of the Matron Stakes at Belmont Park and a purse. This year he has won the Iroquois Stakes at Brighton Beach, 1 1-4 miles in 2:05, with 120 pounds up; Invincible Handicap at the name track, 1 1-4 miles in 2:03-, carrying 117 pounds; Great Republic Stakes at Saratoga, 1 1-4 miles hi 2:llg with 110 pounds, and the Century Stakes at Sheepshead Bay lust Saturday, in which, currying 115 pounds, he ran a mile and a half in 2:33S easily. To date ills record is: Year. Starts. 1st. 2nd. 3rd. Unp. Aint won. 100G 13 4 3 3 3 0,020 1007 .. .5 1 0 0 47,225 Totals IS S 4 3 3 S77.S45

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