Close Finishes In Pimlico Racing.: Tellfare Wins the Steeplechase--Two Races Fall to the Walden Horses., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-25


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CLOSE FINISHES IN PIMLICO RACING Tellfarc Wins tho Steeplechase Two Races Fall to the Waldcn Horses Baltimore Mil April 24 The Elkrldge Steeple ¬ chase for hunters over the twomile course was the attraction at Plmllco this afternoon and helped draw out a large crowd to the Maryland Jockey Club course Several gentlemen riders had mounts in the race among them Mr J J OBrien and Mr Courtland Smith who came over from New York to ride the Hampton Stable entry My Grace and Pete Dailcy and Mr J Tucker of Philadelphia who had the mount on Beernit Eight horses started and seven finished Tellfare favorite in the betting winning In runaway fashion fashionThe The weather conditions could not well have been Improved on and a ntajority of the races were keenly contested with short heads separating tin lirst two in three of the finishes Jockey MeCahey won two races and was beaten a head in another when Servile finished in front of Ivanhoe Wellhacked horses won and the layers bad one of the worst days they ever experienced here Bobert Walden sent wo winners to the post during the afternoon in Cunning which won the first race and Belle of Jessamine which captured the closing one oneThe The Shanghrann and Simple Honours which won on the opening day came back again today and each added another victory to his credit creditIn In the seventh race Brookdale well backed by his people broke bis leg below the ankle Just as the finishing mark was reached and bad to be de ¬ stroyed stroyedCongressman Congressman J L Rhlnoekand Ollle James were visitors at the course this afternoon afternoonMr Mr A Henry Higginsou who races under the noin de course of Mr Chetland came over from Elkrldge hunters race raceJockey Jockey B Bollins who had the moiinton Lawless in the sixth race was suspended by the starter for ten days daysMaurice Maurice Welsh purchased the threeyearold Pre tlx from Mart Demorest this morning the price paid being r00 r00Dion Dion Kerr added Bio Grande to his string today He purchased the liorse of A L Matthews and will make a jumper of him Mr Kerr was to have rid ¬ den Monte Carlo In the Baltimore Cup race tomor ¬ row but he will Instead have the mount on ills new purchase purchaseSome Some of tho riders in the cup race tomorrow are Mr Tommy Wright on James Crawford Mr Taylor on Marksman Dr M I Ilill on I Am j Trying and Mr J Tucker on Simple Honours

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