Jamaica Meeting Closes: Don Enrique Defeats Momentum in the Ravenswood Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-02


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JAMAICA MEETING CLOSES. DON ENRIQUE DEFEATS MOMENTUM IN THE RAVENSWOOD HANDICAP. Merry England Takes a Race Pins and Needles In Front Again Aqueduct Racing Today. New York, November 1. An excellent program was run oft" on the closing day or the autumn meeting of the Metropolitan Jockey Club at Jamaica, Including one stake feature, the Itavenswood Handicap fix furlongs, a particularly attractive handicap at a mile and a sixteenth and four selling races, for various ages and at varying distances. Glorious autumnal weather prevailed and a large erflwd of racegoers witnessed a days high-class sport. Don Enrique, the top weight, accounted for the principal feature and Pins and Needles captured the second best race only after a prolonged and thrilling closing drive. Both of the winners were best, however, in their respective races. Outsiders and second and third choices scored in every race excepting the last, where a luke-warm favorite in Youthful finally relieved the situation by an easily won victory. The racing scene shifts tomorrow to Aqueduct, with its narrow track and long stretches and straightaway. A high-class card is provided, and and immense crowd will likely be on hand to inaugurate what promises to be the best and most important fall meeting ever held under the auspices of the Queens County Jockey Club. The Itavenswood Handicap was contested by six ttarterj, Baby Wolf, Hat Masterson, Hoyal Onyx and Wood w I tell having been scratched. All through it was a duel between Don Enriepie and Momentum, with the latter leading at a fast pace froui the start to the filial sixteenth, where lion Knrieiue; got on term With him and finally landed first money by a narrow but decisive margin. Faust was a good third and gaining on the two leaders, but three-quarters of a mile is not the distance at which he shows best. The race was run in fast time for tills track, and the winner is now a good race horse. The tabled history of the Itavenswood Handicap is as follows: Year. Winner. Wl. Jockey. Val. Time. 1001 Scotch Iiiime.... m Olandt ,5S5 1:1?,$ 1005 Handzarra 117 J. Martin .. 1,505 l:i;!j 1000 Lotus 1 in Notter l,5t5 1 :l:i 1007 Don Enrique 113 W. Knapp.. 1,475 1:122 Mr. August Helmont. chairman of the Jockey Club, was a visitor at Jamaica today. Harry and Joe McCarthy will depart for California tomorrow.

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