Unruly Diamond Finally Makes Good: Bellmence First over Route-Carman Stable in Temporary Retirement-Golden Rule Runs Well, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-18


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UNRULY DIAMOND FINALLY MAKES GOOD. Bellmence First Over Route — Carman Stable in Temporary Retirement — Golden Rule Runs Well. Los Angeles. Cab. January 17. — Secretary E. C: Sniitn I. as decided to put a little more quality into his cards hereafter and for that purpose will give a handicap and a high-class condition race each week with .i»Oo added. This will have a tendency to bring out the best horses here and preclude in a me.t sure the possibility of lop-sided races. The Shields gelding. Diamond, after several unsuccessful attempts made good today, being heavily backed by the eastern contingent. As usual he acted badly at the post, but got away in his stride and dashed into an early and big lead, winning easily. The program wa-s featureless and the racing only ordinary. The weather was sunimerlike and the track fast. R. F. Carman withdrew all bis horses carded to start today and his colors will probably not be seen in a race here for several days, owing to R. F. Carman. Jr.. undergoing an operation for appendicitis last night. Madeline Musgrave won the race for two-year-olds after making a, fast sprint in the stretch to overtake the pacemaking Rell of Brass. Silk Hose, the favorite, rait disappointingly. Golden Rule, off flying, proceeded to set a fast pace and never left the result of the third race in doubt in any part of its running. Grenore ran well for the first half and then retired. Bellmence won what might be called the feature of the card, in that the fourth race was at one mile and an eighth, while the other five races were at six furlongs, or less. jn distance. Avontellus closed a nig gap and. took second place in the last stride of a gt:mo finish. Giovanni Baler io essayed to set a fast pace for a mile, but found the distance too far.

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