Suburban Handicap Day Near At Hand.: Many Crack Racers Likely to Start in the Big Sheepshead Bay Race., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-13


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SUBURBAN HANDICAP DAY NEAR AT HAND Many Crack Racers Likely to Start in the Big Shespshead Bay Race The Suburban Handicap will be run Friday after ¬ noon of next week It has long IMXMI first in popu ¬ larity with New Yorkers among the great races an ¬ nually decided over the Now York tracks and has always drawn tremendous crowds to witness its de ¬ cision It will bo of interest to note whether Its attracting power will remain as great under the new conditions brought about by the passage into law of the AgnewIIart measures fostered and forced through the legislature by Governor Hughes If lias iKen extensively advertised in scare heads in the daily mwspapers that racing in New York has been killed by the new law but these same newspapers will be recording tho results of the Slieepshead Bay Brighton Beach Saratoga and other great New York meetings tlite year just as they have in past vears and perhaps it will be the same in 1909 At any Kite the clubs have assured the public that their racing will be conducted through this year regardless of iKsssiblo loss and that much may be relied upon The uponThe Suburban has sixty entries of which Gretna Green Transvaal Uestigonche and Jack Atkin have hieii declared The race this year is of the guaran ¬ teed value of 25000 an increase of 5000 over 1 7 Tnlike the Brooklyn it is a race of penalties Mid because of winning valuable races Ballot Mc Carter Colin Celt Old Honesty Tourenne and Montgomery have had their original imposts raised It Is provided that in no case shall penalties cause the weight on a threeyearold to exceed 115 pounds Through winning the IJelmont Stakes Colins weight has reached this limit and the Prooklyn Handicap brought Celts impost to the same figures Colin is not doomed a probable starter but it is said that Celt may be sent to the post along with Bailor the latter being the main Kecno reliance for the big event He showed significantly in the Standard Stakes last Tuesday that he is ready to run a grand race in tho Suburban and to all appearances any horse tlnt can defeat him will win winA A disturbing factor will be Frank Gill This several times eowmeror of Peter Pan last year has been taking plenty of long gallops and in his only start this year led in fast time at a mile and a sixteenth then tired This nice and a stiff work ¬ out should put him in prime condition and with but 1111 pounds to carry lie is bound to lie a very dangerous horse in the race if not tho winner winnerAs As matters now xtnird those of the fiftysix eli giblos most likely to go to the jx st are areOwner Owner sex color and horse Age Wt WtA A Itenmonts oh c Fair Play 0 0J J II ISradys blk c Kllisdalc I5 I5U U F Carmans b c Itilleman 4 110 110F F Cooks b o Lawrence I Daley 302 302II II P Duryeas b HI Hunning Water 5 115 115S S Kmerys eh c Master Uobert I f F A Forsvthes b c Dorante A J Coreys b c Old Honesty 4 104 104S S C lllldreths ch c Montgomery 4 122 122A A J Joyners br e 1 lessian 100 100J J K Keones ch c Hallot 4 127 127J J 115J K Keenes ch c Celt 115 J K Maddens br c King James S SJ J L McGimiis cii c Frank Gill 4 IV IVNewcastle Newcastle Staldos b c McCarter 4 120 120Patohogne Patohogne Stibles ch c Charles IM ward 4 12 12II II P Whitneys b c Itoyal Tourist t T H Williams ch c Firestone S SU U T Wilson Jrs ch c Fulcada o Do

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