Surprises Mark Racing At Jamaica.: Silk Hose Gives Hildreth a Purse--Arasee Takes the Columbus Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-07


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SURPRISES MARK RACING AT JAMAICA Silk Hose Gives Hildreth a Purse Araseo Takes tho Columbus Stakes New York May 0 Tlie racing luck of Tames II Keene does not seem so potent this season as In former years While the youngsters introduced so far are of course not the best of the barn much was expected of them 15ut they seem to bo a bad band with a disposition to leave the course when asked to go around a turn Following the bolting of Voodoo yesterday when he might have given High Private an argument Opal favorite for the twoyearold race today ran to the outside fence on the far turn when leading by several lengths It was all that Notter could do to keep Opal from going through the fence and the filly was finally pulled up lo i standstill In the closing race Peter Quince a colt spoken of last spring as one of the rrack youngsters of the Keene establishment but who was defeated in his only race lost to Pris cillian after a bumping match in tlie stretch which many were inclined to believe brought defeat defeatPriscillian Priscillian was a threeyearold maiden from Au ¬ gust Kelmonts stable racing for the iirst time Like Peter Quince he was touted as a world beater last year in addition to which lie had worked well recently He was a hot tip and a i to 5 favorite at post time with Peter Quince tlie only other horse backed to any extent Peter Quliiiv showed the most early speed and led Priscillian by a length or more to the stretch turn Here Pris ¬ cillian got on even terms hut bore over forcing Peter Quince into close quarters and humping him twice It was a lighting finish but Notter could not use liis whip and In the last few yards 1ris cillian drew away to win by three parjs of a length Notter made no claim of foul but was called up by the stewards ami said that his mount was not interfered with except for his inability to use his whip by reason of 1riscillian being close alongside of him Dngan could probably have prevented Un ¬ swerving of Priscillian and was warned by tin stewards Roth Priscillian and Peter Quince may make threeyearolds of good class classTiie Tiie card today was nothing to brag of and the weather was worse than vile but the attendance was good due largely to the winning streak which the public is enjoying now This was also reflected by further desertions from tlie ranks of tlie layers Tne ring lost heavily again today tary backed from 40 to 1 to 10 to 1 and Arasee from 7 to 1 to to 1t jiUuigwUU Tritfcillian were tlie prhfpipar factors in the rings losses lossesCary Cary which wins on rare occasions when well meant got up in tlie Jast sixteenth to beat a 100 to 1 shot for the fifth race after Disaster had made all the running Arasee won the Columbus Stakes from a small field which included Castlewood victor over Zienap and Light Wool In his previous race and which was a hot favorite but could never get within hail of Arasee AraseeThe The tabulated history of the Columbus Stakes is as follows followsYear Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time IflO Plater 11 II Michaels lt75 112J 1904 Collector Tcssnp 112 II Cochran lolO 117 1151M 1905 Czarapliine Ill Hildebrand 1100 115 1M Yazd 10 i W Knapp 1901481 107 Campaigner 101 Jas Hnnessy 1100 14 14IKIS IKIS 14SEIJuii Arasee I8 Fulton 1015 14SE IJuii at 4 mile prior to 1903 1903Xal Xal was unwisely made favorite over Monfort for the third race After Xal had made the running Monfort easilySam came on and won easily Sam Hildreth won his first race of tlie eastern season with Silk Hose which at 15 to I made a show of her opponents in the twoyearold race raceThe The news of the victory of Norman III in tlie Two Thousand at Newmarket England was bul ¬ letined at the track early and was the cause of general rejoicing Norman III was bred by Aug ¬ ust Itelmont in whose colors he raced while both his sire and dam and one granddam were bred at tlie Nursery Stud

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