King Cobalts Good Race: Runs Away from Arasee in the Remsen Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-29


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KING COBALTS GOOD RACE. RUNS AWAY FROM ARASEE IN THE REMSEN HANDICAP. i Muddy Track at Jamaica Causes Small Fields Handzarra Wins One at Last Long Shots in Front. New York, October 2S. Torrential rains for tlie preceding twelve hours converted tlie track at Jamaica into a muddy and .-anal-like oval today. i Tlie footlnpr, however, was linn underneath and comparatively fast Jlme was jiosslble. Tlie unto- ward weather conditions affected the attendance seriously. Extreme dilliculty attended the task of obtaining tlie various position of the horses running on account of the fogs which came up and obstructed the view at intervals during the afternoon. Excepting the first and and last races, which were for moderate class two-year-olds, the card was seriously depleted by scratches. The running of the stake fixture, the itemsen Handicap, resulted in a ridiculously easy victory for the Cesarion colt. King Cobalt, which was? the best served of the six stnrters by the sloppy going. The winner was backed into hot favoritism on the strength of his well known prowess in the mud. notwithstaudlgg such formidable opposition as Arasce. last Saturdays stake victor over tlie best of his age in present training. Tlie tabled history of the itemsen Handicap is as follows: Year. Winner. AYt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1904 Dandelion 103 AY. Davis ..,535 l:0i 1905 JaeOhlte 12G J. Jones ..1.S10 1:07s l!Mrt Frank Jill 107 Notter 1,035 1:0S W07 King Cobalt !9 K. Dugan. . 1,323 1:07s The real and sensational feature of the afternoons racing was reserved for the close, in which Infanta, a Keene cast-off, recently purchased at Auction for the paltry sum of 00, made her debut on the turf by defeating a big baud of maidens at odds of ."0 to 1. Only a select few benefited by fhe beautiful Jisguise fillys win and there was general, moaning after the race on account of the big losses in wagers incurred by tlie public on Imitator, Lady Corihne and Lotus Brandt, the lirst, second and third choices in the last race respectively. -Infauta was a very promising yearling and early in lier two-year-old form was accounted the best of the juvenile lllly division of the Keene stable, hilt last summers epidemic, of coughing affected Infanta more seriously than it did the others in the stable and to such an extent was her usefulness impaired in the opinion of trainer James Howe, that she was allowed to be put up at auction and sold for only a fraction of her value, even as a broodmare. DArkle. the extreme but well-backed, outsider of the trio of starters, that trainer James Fitz-siinmons saddled, was the only one that made a decent showing. He finished a good second. The other two, Frank Lublock, equal favorite with the winner, and Workman, the fourth choice, finished last and next to the last respectively. Frederick Johnson, who has been seriously ill for several days, was not at Jamaica Saturday to see his filly. Lady Winifred, run in the Lynnbrook Handicap, having suffered a relapse. Mr. Johnsons recently named yearling fillies. Ilammerless and Alerry Widow, made the fastest trials yet shown at Belmont Park when the pair wre sent a quarter Saturday in 23 seconds against the wind and each having 122 pounds up. While Fred liurlew expects to race the big stable of Burlew and ONeill at New Orleans this winter, he has made nominations to stakes to lie run at both of the California tracks. Some of the horses in the stable are for sale, and eliglbiiity to race on the coast might help make a sale. Notwithstanding this view, Mr. liurlew says he-might send a small string to California to race this winter. II. T. fJrifliu left for Oakland with two carloads of race horses yesterday. John Rowe will race his recent purcluise and destined jumper, Judith AIcBridc, at Los Angeles Miis winter. . Master Robert, the crack two-year-old, will not race at Oakland after all, but will be wintered in the east.

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