Angelus Lagarde Stakes: Burlew and ONeills Colt Leads All the Way and Wins Cantering, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-20


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ANGELUS LAGARDE STAKES ! , BURLEW and ONEILLS COLT LEADS ALL THE WAY AND WINS CANTERING. I Roseburg II. Runs Like a Good One — Waterway Take* the Steeplechase — Bertha E. Wins Luckily i from Ralbert — Old Betting- Methods. I Now Orleans. La., February 10. — Tlio return to the •»I 1 system .f lietlitar. whli 1 ths ;IU 1 big , slates, overshadowed the interest in racing this afternoon at City Park. The change in hctthig operations was brought about by a meeting of the City Patk .loekey flub stockholder* last night, when . it M voted n abolish the system that had prevailed . since the apaaing of the present racing season. The Fair Croiinds will not countenance a change i from tbe high s|ik 1s and small hand slates, and , liet year will try further to divorce the betting ring from the racing by the discontinuance of | tiekets. anil conform strictly to the eastern system in accordance with tin- Percy-Gray law. Twenty nine layers. ■ falling off of two from yes , t onlay, cut iu at tiMlays drawing, and discussion i among them was divided as to which system was i • he most advantageous. , Tic- I.agardc Selling Stakes for three-year-olds at one mile, having a net valnc of ,710 to the winner, was won in a canter by Angclus. which heretofore was supposed to have a dislike for heavy ; going. The Burlew and ONeill Derby candidate was sent into a lung lead from lhe Mart and held his opponents safe all the way. ultimately winning in n common canter from Miss Dclaney. the favorite. Severus. which finished third, would have been a | much sharp. r factor but for being impeded on the first turn by Miss Delaney. Banrid-a and Lady Souffle were also knocked back at the same time and their chances of winning lessened materially. The condensed bMory of tbe I.agarde Selling Stakes is as follows: ear. Winuer. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. NH Colduiate 107 Ohert *1.12.0 1 :4o:: 1!K 7 RnM* Lars, n ...10$ .las. Hcnsy 1.4oO 1 :4:iJ IPOS Aiigelus 104 R. MoHanl 1.710 1 :4iJ The stieky footing and hidden holes in the track wen- responsible for form upsets. .Many of the riders guided their mounts zigzag in their en-ImW to avoid bad places. Their action fre- iuently cost ih in the purse, as shown by lhe defeats of Baleshed and Ralbert. Both of these were best in their resiieciivc races and lost through their riders inability to k-op them straight in the stretch tun. The steeplechase over the short course went to Wat Bray, which won in a ranter after wearing down Coal BIa k Lady, the early pacemaker. Sobell. who fell with Jim Mutton last Monday, again received a bad tumble when his mount. I. in dale, fell at the seventh jump. Kosehurg 11. again demonstrated that he is a better colt than credited and showed the way to the other youngsters in the opening race, for which llahimoi k Boy was a strongly fancied favorite. The showing of Yankee Daughter, making her first start, and which finished third, was a sparkling performance anil in all probability she will reverse the • loci-ion in the near future. A li.r Melianiel got left at the post on Red Mill in the third race, starter Cassidy took him to ta-k sharply in the preseme of the judges. Ca-sidy claimed that MoDaniel did not make any strenuous effort to leave the post with the rest of the field, and that Red Mill was straight when tbe barrier was released. Scott Hudson, the well-known trotting horse driver, who arrived yesterday, is buying a number of th - fioorer class of homes for the purpose of shipping them to Atlanta to Ceorgia farmers. Yesterday be con. hided negotiations with W. Gerst for tin-transfer of ten head, including Wcbertiehls. He alaa parchaaai the jumper. Wool Dealer, from E. Corrigan. Jockey W. Oft was suspended in the closing race br the atartar for MaabaaVeMc at the post, For oaTMsea jo. keys C. Koerner. Brussel and ..K-dike uere each given live days on the ground. A. Albright. Jr.. proprietor of the Peipicst Stud of Latoiijown. N. J., was a visitor today at City Park. He will remain for aMWal day- before re- turning north. J.-eph A. Murphy, who i- here in the interest of the stakes to be run at Kenilworth and Hamilton. will depart tomorrow. lie will BC the presiding steward at Hamilton. He reports a big entry list for the stakes at the aliove track- that close to morrow.

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