Colin A Lively Cripple.: As An Added Starter Wins The Rich Belmont Stakes From End To End.; National Stallion Stakes to Sir Martin--Karas Grand National Steeplechase--Lawrence P. Daley First in the Van Cortlandt., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-31


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COLIN A HVELY CRIPPLE AS AN ADDED STARTER WINS THE RICH BEL MONT STAKES FROM END TO END National Stallion Stakes to Sir Martin Karas Grand GrandNational National Steeplechase Lawrence P Daley DaleyFirst First in the Van Cortlandt New York May 0 In a blinding rainstorm Colin which was declared to be hopelessly broken down two days ago won the 25000 Belmont fstakes at Kclmont Tark today lie was added at the last moment and never did the great horse receive such a salvo of applause as after the race Thursday the racing world heard with deep regret that Colin had bowed both front tendons but was in a measure prepared to see him under colors today Late last night one of Mr Keenes rep ¬ resentatives sent a statement to the press to the effect that Colins injuniM were not so serious as at first believed and that he was a possible starter today providing there was no rain rainColin Colin was brought over from Xluvpshead Bay and a hundred or more horsemen saw him unloaded with great interest His legs were swathed in bandages but he did not take a lame stip nor even limp Mr Keene was at tlw track early All I can say Mr Kctiie said is that Colin is herc and lie is here to run If he is to break down he might as well do it in a race as any other place The colt now is all right I believe but I will not say posi ¬ tively that ho will go to the post until Mr Howe gives the final word and that wont be until the last moinint is reached reachedBecause Because of the downpour of rain the public feared that Colin would1 not start although on the grounds But wheji the numbers Went up Colin was posted as one of the starters lie was promptly made an oddsoil favorite and was well hackid generally The niin was w heavy during itlie running that little could he seen of the contest but men sta ¬ tioned around the track say that he was in front all the way He was tiring a Ml at the end and inclined to Stop while Fair Tlay was gaining but Colin ntnck it out to win l y a neck He pulled lip Mini cooled out perfectly 4 iind and it may be that yetIn ho is destined to win many good races yet In explanation of tin bowed tendon scare it is paid that the bandages which he wore when he did his fast trial Thursday morning had been wrapped loo tightly and also were uneven and this caused his legs to fill And because of the prominence of the horse the trouble was magnified through fear and anxiety anxietyIt It was the general opinion that Mr Keene should have won the National Stallion Stakes also as his starter Selectman met with much bad luck only to lie beaten by a half length He was bumped at the start and swerved liadly but was catching Sir Martin at the end Bobbin was also the victim of some bad luck being squeezed out of tho con ¬ tention by tho closing in of the Madden horses on either side of him lie was knocked clear of the contention contentionTh Th condensed history of the National Stallion Xear Winner WinnerlS8 lS8 Jean Bcreaud 1VD1 Pupil 1100 Bonnibert llOl Cnnard 1102 Mizzon 110 Magistrate 1104 Tanva 11 05 First Water 10 Charles Kdward 1107 Colin 1OS Sir Martin Jockey Val Time T Sloan 15502 15502Odom rVI Odom 1452 1452N N Turner 1V OConnor 11155 11155Tnllman Tnllman los7 los7rnllman rnllman 12 IK IKShaw Shaw 10175 10175F F ONeill 1IS71 1IS71W W Miller SRS SRSW W Miller 100CC 100CCi i Lee 1IS75 o nine iaicn unn at Morris ran prior lo 11101 11101Kara Kara well backed bv the handicappers beat John M T out of the Grand National Steeplechase Kara was in light and led throughout with John M T second Sanctus the preferred one of the Rainey entry fell fellThe The tabulated history of the Grand National Steeplechase Is irivcn below icar winner A ALSI LSI Trillion s 1100 Thilae 5 1101 Sacket 11102 G W Jenkinst JenkinstUK1 UK1 Tlohn I 1001 St Inde 4 1105 Mack Dwyer5 IKMi Good Plenty 1107 Alfar 5 5100S 100S Kara 5 Jockey Val TIm W Hayes iino 4 271 271omo omo i525 4 523 523son son C100 5 I 5525 t u C050 4 2SJ rirto i o jinn i Morris iarK prior to iuur Baby Wolf upset the calculations of the wise ones In the Van Cortlandt Handicap He was hacked to even money because of his well known liking for the mud but tired after leading for five fur ¬ longs and Lawrence P Daley beat him out in a inild drive driveAlthough Although the weather was as unfavorable for out ¬ door sports as it could well he at least IJOOOO per ¬ sons saw the running of the BoJmont Stakes while upwards of IOOO attended the morning meeting of the United Hunts Racing Association at Its course adjoining Belmont Tark Trince of Tilsen but for a mistake of his rider would have joined tho ranks of horses with two victories in the same afternoon to their credit He won the Timbertoppers Hur ¬ dle Race and when coining home for the Decoration Day Steeplechase had a safe lead but Melneniy did not take him to the inside course where the races finished and although he finished In front by a good margin he was disqualified The meeting was lo all odds th best the association has yet 6ionsorcd and had the weather been bright the grounds Avould not have accommodated the people

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