Musgrave A Riding Star.: Pilots Four Winners At Aqueduct And Is Attracting Much Attention.; James B. Brady Takes the Rockaway Stakes in a Fast Run Race--Samuel H. Harris a Surprise--Zienap Wins Again., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-25


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MUSGRAVE A RIDING STAR PILOTS FOUR WINNERS AT AQUEDUCT AND IS ATTRACTING MUCH ATTENTION James B Brady Takes the Rockaway Stakes in n nFast Fast Run Race Samuel H Harris a aSurprise Surprise Zicnap Wins Again Now York April 24 Jockey rhilip Musgrave was the particular feature of todays racing at Aqueduct This greatly Improved rider after bejng unplaced m Jreeno In tin opening race took second place with Warden In the second and then rode the four other winners His riding was giltedged although he undoubtedly had the best horses Hut this detracted nothing from the lads skillful riding His coolness was especially noticeable on James B Brady in the Itockawav Stakes A furlong out the others seemed to IMS gaining on Brady l nt Mnsgrave did not become the least bit excited and by skillful hand riding brought his mount on to an easy victory His handriding ability is in fact bis strong point and just nov he is a worthy rival of his more experienced opponent Shaw ShawMusgrave Musgrave who comes from Shawneetowii 111 nols is under contract to IhH T riiinn lie leads the riders at the meeting with thirteen victories six of which were earned In stakes Musgravcs apprentice allowance expired one mouth ago He was on of the turf folk slnug by the failure of the Knickerlwcker Trust Company last fall Although be had not then come into prominence nor jntoj Ills moiKWeanilng capacity of the present lie Ifatl saved several thousand dollars which lie bad banked there thereA A firstrate card was offered today the best of ibe meeting In fact but it was spoiled by some scratches The Rockaway Stakes was reduced to four starters but was a good betting race James IS Brady ind Hyperion II were equal favorites and heavily backed while Don Knrlqnc and FltHii Jng also had considerable following It was James B Bradys race all the way and though challenged gamely when a furlong out by Hypcrfcm II came away to win easily lie seems to have developed into a very serviceable sprinter Don Enrique prob ¬ ably was short Hi moved up fast in the stretch lint tired and Improvement may follow this race raceThe The tabulated history of the Kockaway Stakes is ns follows Year Winner A Wt Jockey Val Time Time1SS 1SS Leedsville 4 10S Maher 700 114 J J18t 18t Gaze 7 MeOne 1010 114 1141WO 1WO Maximo Gomez 110 Mitchell I KM ll i iHMU HMU Saddueee 4 Wl II Michaels 11 0 124 j 31W2 April Shower IOC Booker 12201272 12201272ISHKB ISHKB Potent S 10i T Burns 11MO liUOj 3 04 Silver Dream 10 T Burns 14M 11 305 Gold Ten ill 7 Johnson l2n 114J 114JIHX IHX Keator 4 110 Lyne lMi lrf 11107 Juggler 4 110 Tas Ilensy 12X0 11 li 1008 Jas B Brady 104 Musgrave 1250 lij lijBun Bun at seven furlongs from 1100 to 100 inclusive JCicnap caused general surprise by taking up 114 pounds and winning the handicap at one mile The mare bad never shown an inclination to carry imncli weight and close followers of form accorded Zier small chances There was a great rush to hack Zellius on the report of fast work coupled with bis light impost and lie went to the post a 1 to 2 favorite Musgrave got JCionap away in front and she led throughout winning by a length although tiring at the end Berkeley might have beaten her but for the fact that the saddle slipped back on bis quarters and bis rider was of little Jielp to him Cresslna the top weight and opening favorite quit at six furlongs and can hardly be tit her best yet yetMusgrave Musgrave scored a lucky win on E B Bradleys niacksheep In the fifth race Uarcourt got in some sort of trouble at the start and in the first quarter was back by himself fully thirty lengths behind the leader while Blacksheep was always well to the tfront It appeared hopeless for Shilling to try to overtake the others with Ilarcourt but the colt igalned ground steadily to the stretch where he came with a great rush to linisli second With good racing luck he would have been a sure winner F A Forsythe kept np his winning gait by taking the closing race with Bobert Cooper his brother to Montgomery Bobert Cooper was i dls appointment last year but gives every indication of making amends this season He has developed well and is a splendid looking threeyearold lie made the nonwinners opposed to him today look cheap and won like a good colt coltSingle Single Stone which was a topnotch twoyearold plater last year made his first appearance of the season in the fifth race but tired after going a llialf mile He looked high and as there was little tsnpport for him he may l e expected to do better after a race or two twolayers layers have beerr asked by the Pinkcrtons to request the clerks to not transact business such as balancing np their sheets and cash In home going race trains Tills has been a regular custom here for years and has become a nuisance which should have l een stopped long ago While only a request it Is pretty sure to 3 e olwyed to the Metier as there are too few books doing business tfor the clerks to take chances on losing tbclr jobs fey disregarding tlie notice

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