First Three Big Eastern Handicaps: Horses of Good Class Nominated to the First Benning Spring, Carter and Excelsior, Daily Racing Form, 1908-03-11


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FIRST THREE BIO EASTERN HANDICAPS. Horses of Good Class Nominated to the First Benning Spring, Carter and Excelsior. The first handicap of the eastern racing campaign will be run at Washington. March 2:5. when the First Benning Spring Handicap is decided. The first important handicap of the New York season, the Carter, will be decided at Aqueduct, April 1.".. Tin-two, in conjunction with the Excelsior Handicap, which will «e run on the opening day of the Jamaica spring meeting. April 29. will give a good exposition of the form of many of the handicap In rses expected to play prominent parts in the big events of the year. Intil weights are adjusted any discussion of the chances of the horses would b-futile, but the entries will suffice to show the general class of the horses engaged and that good riu ing is assured in each event is perceptible. It is doubtful if the First Spring ever promised so well. The First Spring is a dash of thre -quarters of a mile over the Columbia Course. its sequel, the Second Spring is at seven furlongs. Such horses as Salvid re. King James »and Rojal Lady may have been entered compliincntarlly. 1-ut Berkeley. Banyah. Greeno. Smoker. Oxford. Bellwether. Uraziallo, Oraculum. The Clown, Killie-crankie. Colloquy. Parkview. Samuel H. Harris. Woodlane, The Shaughraun. Comedienne, El Dorado, and Lally are List enough to take their share of the money on any track. Altogether the First Spring should prove highly entertaining this year and the entries are the following: Royal Ladv 4 Ivanhoe li Belle of the Bay 4 Berk h y 4 Banyah 3 The Shaughraun .... ■. Mufti 3 The Clown 4 Or-eno 4 Simple Honours ." Bird 5 Killicerankie . ..... 4 Winning Star ■ HaiCord I.ov 3 Killochan 4 Billie Hibbs .". Smoker .". Salvidere 4 De Burgo 3 Colloquy 4 Lady Karma 4 Comedienne 5 Oxford t; Claucus, 3 King James 3 Call Bov . Joe Miller 4 Iaikvl.w 3 Bellwether 3 Lally 4 Howard Sheau 4 Oraculum 4 Oiles . Campaigner 4 Craziallo 7 King Cole 6 Profusion 4 Woodlan.- 3 Higginhotham 4 Samuel II. Harris .. i; El Dorado 4 Maud Sigsbee :: Tanime 3 Puritan Girl 4 Although run early in the season, the Carter Handicap now ranks high among the important events of the year, its short distance of seven furlongs brings it favor in the eyes of trainers and its great value makes it an event worth any owners consideration. Hence, in such examples of tremendous speed and high c!ass as Charles Edward. Dr. Gardner, Chapnltei ec, Incle, Baby Wolf. Jack Atkin, Cohort. Magazine, Meelick, Glorifier, Nealon. Tony Faust. Bat Masterson and Brookdale Nymph there is ample evidence of the present standing of the Carter. It has fifty-six nominations and, outside of such stars of the track as those named. Mark Antony II.. Berry Maid. J. C. Core, Angelus, Iairngorm, Transvaal, Martin Doyle. Spooner, Bed ! Uiver. Hyiieiion II.. Old Honesty, Yeil, Bosegal, Uestigouche. Gretna Green, Saracinesca, Sir Lynne-wood. Johnnie Blake and Jacobite form a contingent from which the winner might come without causing ! any great surprise. The Carter nominations are the following: • Chapnltcpce :. Berkeley 4 Banyah .! The Shaughraun .... 3 Faust 4 King Cobalt S Y. H. Carey 5 Rifleman 4 Magazine 3 Mark Antony II 5 Hyi erioii II. 5 Mike Sutton 4 The Wrestler 4 Penarris 4 Johnnie Blake 3 J. C. Core 4 Jacobite 5 Blue Heron 3 Tony Bonero 4 Berry Maid 3 Old Honesty 4 Tony Faust 4 Uncle 3 Meelick 3 Yeil 4 Angelus 3 Bosegal •! Cairngorm 6 Restigouche .5 Transvnal I Gretna Green 4 Glorifier 0 Tileing 4 . W . lbourne £» Oxford i Lally 4 Spooner :! Cohort -. 3 Nealon 5 Charles Edward .... 4 Don Enrique 4 Rosimiro 3 Jack Atkin 4 Zi nap 5 Bat Masterson 4 Halaatt 3 Saracinesca 4 Dr. Gardner 5 C. W. Burt 3 Martin Doyle « Lad of Lang.b n 4 Baby Wolf 4 Brookdale Nymph ... 5 Sir Lynnewood 7 Bed River 4 Aletheuo 4 The Excelsior being at a longer distance than the . Carter, has more stayers and fewer sprinters engaged and affords material f or a notable contest with such good racers as Nealon, Montgomery, Charles Edward. Brookdale Nymph, Lawrence P.j Daley. Ohapultepec, Magazine. Superman. D,r. Gardner. . Jack Atkin. Teniaceo, Glorifier, Baby Wolf, Tony Faust. old Honesty. McCarter. Cohort, spooner. Trar. va:.l and Restigouche among its forty-four nominations, which are these: Berkeley 4 Banyah 3 The Shaughraun :t Faust 4 Chapulteitec :: Rifleman 4 Magazine 3 Chalfonte 5 Ingham 4 Johnnie Blake 3 Yankee Girl 4 Lawrence P. Daley.. :t T ■•maceo 4 Wave Crest 3 Tony Bonero 4 Old Honesty 4 Montgomery 4 Tony Faust 4 Angelus 3 Cairngorm »; Rialto 3 Restigouche :t Transvaal I Gretna Grata 4 Superman 4 Long Ball : Glorifier : McCarter 4 S|«Miner 3 Cohort 3 Nealon •" Charles Edward 4 Don Enrique 4 Jack Atkin 4 Xienap 5 Saracinesca 4 Dr. Gardner ." Light Wool 4 Martin Doyle 0 Ijid of Langden .... 4 Baby Wolf 4 Brookdale Nymph ... 5 Red River , . 4 Aletheuo 4

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