Frank Gill Comes to Life: Collar Colt Reverses Form and Wins the Hindoo Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-25


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FRANK GILL COMES TO LIFE. COLLAR COLT REVERSES FORM AND WINS THE HINDOO STAKES. The Result a Topsy-Turvy One Bellwether, Arlmo, Wave Crest, Fleming and Temaceo the Other Winners. New York, September 24. With Horner up, Prank GUI was an added starter for the rich Hindoo Stakes at Gravesend this afternoon. He was an easy winner. In his recent races Gill had run poorly, and on the presumption that he was out of form lie was the extreme outsider in the betting. Next to him in poor betting estimation was Prince Hampton, and the Prince linished second. In fact, so far as ring operations were concerned, it was si topsy-turvy affair, the eagerly backed favorite, Smiling Tom, finishing last behind the second choice, Superman. Prince Hampton made the running for a mile and a quarter. Then Frank Gill went to the front and won by two lengths, and could have won farther off. Prince Hampton disposed of Monfort for second money in a driving finish. The Brooklyn Handicap winner, Superman, made n poor showing and never flattered his admirers the merest trille. The tabled history of the Hindoo Stakes is shown below: Year. Winner. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1903 Hnrstbourne 118 Fuller,750 2:59 10O1 Stalwart 125 Redfern ...10,750 3:00 1903 Merry Lark 118 ONeill ... 4,110 3:03J 1000 Ironsides 10:f O. Koerner. 9,223 3:00 1007 Frank Gill 120 Horner 10.575 3:02 The track was stiff and heavy, weather good and attendance great. Bellwether made a runaway affair of the first race, ou.tspeedIhg Big Chief all the way, and winning eased up bj two and a half lengths. Big Chief holding Bampage safe at the finish. Halket was coming like a locomotive at the end, but got Into action too late. Arimo, now in excellent form, easily accounted for the second race. It was another case of going right Out in front and staying there. Arimo should be m good horse in California next winter. Herman ran a good race and finished second, but Brancas would have filled that position if capably ridden, Jtnd might have given Arimo a good battle for first money. Running Account was a substantially supported favorite for the third race, but was pocketed and unlucky generally, and ran. unplaced. Wave Crest winning by a short head from Aunt Uose in a stirring finish, with Martlia Jane only another short licad back. Fleming was admirably suited by the track conditions, and led the even money favorite, Tom McGrath, by three good lengths when the winning line was reached in the fifth race. Temaceo downed an odds-on favorite when he showed the Way throughout to Right Royal In the sixth. U. R. Ellison recouped on Temaceo in the last race. Right Royal proved unexepectedly easy game for the Texas-bred three-year-old. U. F. Carman had a big day over the successes of Arimo and Fleming, both of which he backed for large sums. The Inconsistent running of Frank Gill and the disgraceful defeat of such a celebrity as Superman produced a painful impression upon the race-going pnblic. J. L. McGinnts, the owner of the winner, claims that he bet 00 on liis horse in the First Special, and the same sum on him today.

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