Chapultepec Canters In: Is Only Opposed by Jack Atkin in the King Cotton Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-26


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CHAPULTEPEC CANTERS IN IS ONLY OPPOSED BY JACK ATKIN IN THE KING COTTON STAKES. Goldproof Bests E. T. Shipp in a Close Finish — Anne McGee Proves Herself a Good One — Lord Lovat a Repeater. Now Orleans. La.. January 25. — Discnsslon re-ganiing the relative awrlta f ehapuitepoc and .lack A 1 kin. was effectively squelched today and the hitters paillaea ■ wave hml to admit tliat the Rurlow fj »" Xwill crack holds the fast Schreihcr sprinter sali- ai all distances at anything near ■■ scale weights. The meeting of tin- pair today was really under nialcli conditions. :ilt lnmirh it was in the Kinir Cuton Stakes, at one mile, tint their presence caused the others entered to lie withdrawn. Chapultopcc enjoyed overwhelming favoritism over his rival. Ml W— hi rushed ha]iiilleiiec into the lead at once and forced .lack Atkin to exerf his liest efforts to keep within striking distance through the tirst half. Tlie Schreihcr representative, in the next furlong, found the task of overhauling Cna-pultepee disheartening and Powers, his rider, had io BCge him keenly. lie responded momentarily mid drew nearer his rival, hut save it up on the stretch turn and allowed Chapultepee to canter away iu the last quarter to win by ten lengths. At that, when he appeared a forlorn hope. Powers wisely eased up .lack Atkin. The net value of the slakes to the winner was ,510. The i:ilmhited history of tin Kin:; tot I on Stakes is as follows: Year. Winner. A. YVt. Jockey. Val. Time. IMS 801 News ...1; 120 W. Mclnle..320 l:4:i l-.KiT Juggler 4 MS N.coi 1.530 1:39*. 1MIS Chapultepee .3 M4 H. McDanl. 1.510 1:42* An attractive card of seven races and tine weather brought out an immense crowd of racing devotees 10 the City Park plant. The track was a trifle slow Inn furnished sure footing. Forty layers, the greatest numlier that ever operated in this section. • ptoted prices and had plenty of business. favorites were successful in most of the raees. The steeplechase furnished tin upset in the victory f P.ell-lho-Cai tt long odds. Despite his recent good rare, he was totally neglected, many thinking that the long course over which the race was run. would he dillicult for him to cover. At that, he gained a lucky victory as Profitable was beat, and with better riding, would have won. The latter appeared to have been impeded siightly .-it he last .jump by Bell-the-Ca t and again in the liual drive, but a claim of foul was not allowed. -Auh s and Little Wally came to grief, with no damage to their riders or themselves. r.oldproof and E. T. Shipp furnished a spectacular linish in the third race. l oth being driven to the limit in the last quarter, tiohlproof lasting just long enough to obtain the verdict. Anne UeOee dearly showed herself a high class fUly and worthy to he ranked with the best young-nU v- lerc. by t he impressive way she disiioged of l:er opponents in the opening rare, for which she was faorite. Another hard fought stretch struggle terminated the tifth race, when Lord Lovat beat Halbard by a neck. Lord Lovat was bid up over his entered price of a like amount, but P. M. Civill. Ihe bidder, failed to get him. Lord Lovats victory cost his owner 05. due to a boost by P. M. Civill after the little Knight of the Thistle horse won the sixth race. Civills Halbarti finished second and K. W. Heffner, in whose name Lord Laval runs, retaliated by claiming Halbard out of the race for ,100. The flags at City Iark today were at half mast Jhrough reaped to the memory of Francis Trcvel-yan. who died at his home in Charlottesville. Va.. ] esterdny. James Coombs, brother to •Jumps- and J. K. Oaoaaha, dropped dead hero yesterday of heart dis «aae. Coombs was well known on the western turf. He owned a number of junipers at different times, j.ievious to which be was a steeplechase jockey. Burlew A: ONeill have purchased of Bob Forsythe the three-year old MoOregor. The gelding will be n-stul up and later on schooled through the field to make a steeplechaser of him. He is of great size and last spring showed up so well that an «.fler of ,0 iO was refused. Jockey Jmnos Hennessy. who has been with the P.urlew and ONeill stable for a couple of years past, will hereafter ride as a free lance, the firm having released the boy from the conn act which they held on him. The luckiest thing that happened to Bob Tucker in some time was when he missed the train for Louisville this morning. Tucker picked out three horses when he arrived at the track — Goldproof. Lord Lovat and Rodgauntlet — and wiled his out -of-town commissioner, Ed. Alvey, to wager a substantial t-uni 011 each of the three for him. All three won and Tuck. 1 s winnings footed up heavily. H Simins. formerly a member of the well known tirni of Sitnnis and Anderson, who a lew years back iaccd a powerful stable, was a visitor at the course this afternoon. John W. Schorr came down from Memphis f. witness a few days of his favorite pastime. He avill remain over until next week before returning to Tennessee.

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