High Private Very Fast: Takes The Greenfield Stakes Handily And Breaks The Track Record.; Tod Proves a Failure, but Arionette Wins for Cella--A Disputed Placing--Big Chief Scores in the Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-06


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HIGH PRIVATE VERY FAST TAKES THE GREENFIELD STAKES HANDILY AND BREAKS THE TRACK RECORD Tod Proves a Failure nut Arionette Wins for forCella Cella A Disputed Placing Big Chief ChiefScores Scores in the Handicap New York May If Tod had won the closing race at Jamaica today the public would have com ¬ pletely routed the layers but Kossfenton at 40 to 1 came along and took care of the favorite in easy fnshlon making the first break the layers en ¬ joyed during the day Arionette winner of the opening race was the second choice but was so well supported at a liberal price that there was little of the favorite money left when settling had been accomplished Tod favorite for the closing race seemed like one of the litst bets of the day but was bothered some at the start and shufiled back to a rail position from where he was unable to get through and was lucky to be second secondThere There was considerable comment over the placing of tlie horses in this race To many it appeared that Dander was second but when he was not placed at all there was consternation Dander and Tod wen fighting it out next to the rail while David War field closed up fast on tlie outside The crowd could not understand how the buicials could split two horses so close together as Tod and Dander were and place a horse on the outside between them The angle at tlie Jamaica track is especially bad and the judges say there could be no doubt as to the correctness of the placing The stewards in the box just over the judges found the placing cor ¬ rect rectHigh High Private made his second public appearance In the Greenfield Stakes and the public generally was not inclined to put such n high estimation on the son of Oddfellow as on tlie occasion of his former outing Hut High Private after being cut on early and outrun by Voodoo for the first quarter came on to beat Preceptor by three parts of a length In rJ a new track record for four and a half furlongs Voodoo cut High Private oil sharply at the start then tried to make a runaway race of it but ran to tlie outside fence in the middle of the turn leaving High Private in the lead lie was gamely challenged by Preceptor in the stretch but was the gamer of the two It appeared that High Private was straight and all out but Dngan who rode said the colt had a lot left Judgment on High Private must be suspended until he Is seen under different conditions The habit of running out scorns to have a strong hold on Voodoo and makes propositionThe him a bad racing proposition The tabulated history of the Greenfield Stakes is as follows Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time TimelOOti lOOti Sewell 102 Sewell 1800 1 01 0111M7 11M7 Woodbine 10S NIcol i 1014 11108 High Private HUE Dugan 1790 5f Hun at 5S mile previous to this year Itig Chief graduated into the handicap division by winning the six furlors handicap He was a heavily backed favorite hut was ridden out to lieat Far West The latter out for the first time this season ran a smashing good race He had some bad luck but this was in a measure evened lip by his saving several lengths when the others wont wide on the turn for home He is worth watching watchingAdrlana Adrlana one of the good twoyearold fillies in the Whitney barn last season was a starter in the handicap She looked big and soft but showed u jgood turn of early speed and has developed into a linelooking threeyearold After the race she seemed to be ailing but investigation revealed a visp of hay so caught and held in her jaw as to annoy her She was alt right after it was removed Senator Cassidy whose opposition to the anti racing bills brought about their defeat was at the track today lie spent the afternoon in the club ¬ house To the newspaper men lie said as if to account for his presence at the track at this tims Information should precede legislation Light often dispels darkness and ignorance I am simply taking a little rest and trying to understand what Is calling forth all this hysteria against the race tracks ami seeking by personal observation to understand what we are trying to destroy destroyFurther Further than this the senator would not talk for publication He is a frequent visitor to thy track in the height of tlie season seasonJockey Jockey Flynn took his first mount since being Jmrt at Aqueduct on Arionette in the opening race Jt was liis first winner In the east this season seasonJ J V Lemaire has purchased the threeyearold Spooner from the Newcastle Stable StableJames James K Keene will sell eleven horses in the paddock at Jamaica Saturday They include the threeyearolds Besom and Sandal and nine two yearolds some of which are winners

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