Is Still Unbeaten Colin.: Takes Rich Tidal Stakes, But Dorante Causes His Admirers Uneasiness.; Duryeas Mediant Prevails Over High Range and Casque in the Foam Stakes--Bayonets Introductory Steeplechase., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-21


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IS STILL UNBEATEN COLIN TAKES RICH TIDAL STAKES BUT DORANTE CAUSES HIS ADMIRERS UNEASINESS Durjteas Mediant Prevails Over High Range and andCasque Casque in the Foam Stakes Bayonets BayonetsIntroductory Introductory Steeplechase New York June 20 The 25000 or more spectators who crowded Sheepsliead Bay on Suburban day ant the 20000 enthusiasts who were there on this swel ¬ tering lay demonstrate conclusively that sentiment plays a powerful part in the thoroughbred sport anil that the betting Is not all there Is to it Every ¬ body agrees that tlie public paid racing the most significant tribute possible yesterday and today ac Sheepshead Bay When todays winner of the Tidal Stakes which happened to be Colin the most cele ¬ brated race horse 011 earth returned to the magic circle of tlie judges stand one of the greatest dem ¬ onstrations of applause took place that was ever heard countryThe of In this country The arrest of Melville Collins a layer on a war ¬ rant sworn out by John Mulligan a Pinkerton em ¬ ploye and an effort to secure the arrest of John Itawto a bettor in a betting transaction between the two developed new material for a test case tlie immediate result of which Is that It Is not Ille ¬ gal to accept a wager so long as there Is no record of the transaction or money passed this according to th decision of three magistrates recorded today Assistant district attorney Elder who was present concurred with the three judges in tlie premises Magistrates premisesMagistrates S Tighe Yoorhles and Gelsman all refused to issue warrants on the grounds stated saying that it was not an illegal transaction and the iKHce have no power to act In such cases The casesThe Saratoga Association will hold a meeting of eleven days the Hopeful Splnaway United States Hotel Grand Union Hotel Travers Alabama aiid Flash Stakes will be run Unclosed stakes may be declared off and overnight purses will probably be reduced In tlie event however that Empire City does not hold a meeting In August the Saratoga Association will race out its full quota of days No definite action has yet been taken by the direc ¬ tors in the matter of reducing purses or declarinjr stakes off The great and unbeaten Colin scored his fifteenth consecutive victory in the 25000 Tidal Stakes of one mile and a quarter at Sheepshead Bay this afternoon defeating ia trio of brilliant opponents Dorante Stamina and Chapulte pec with practically the same superlative ease that has market a majority of his performances since the beginning of his phenomenal career on the American turf The odds quoted about James R Keenes champion were almost prohibitive and the bulk of the betting on the race centered on the other horses for place with Stamina the preferred one Dorantes effort created a mild sensation superficial observers declaring that the Forsythe colts electric stretch challenge spelled disaster for the favorite One explanation for the close prox ¬ imity of the runnerup during the running of the last quarter is that Colin notorious sluggard that he Is had begun to loaf and shorten his stride as soon as the goal was in sight and thus allowed Dorante to get near enough to leave the issue momentarily In doubt Many experts however thought that Colin after having run the first mile In 138 tired pre ¬ sumably from lack of condition As a matter of fact he Swerved steadily to the outside and Notter was forced to tap him gently but repeatedly on the right side of the head to keep him In a straight course It is evident that trainer John Rowe had underestimated the quality of the opposition and indulged his peerless charge in preparing him for todays unexpectedly bruising race raceMr Mr and Mrs Herman B Duryea climbed to the top of tlie grandstand to get a better view of the running of the Foam Stakes and were rewarded for their unusual exertions by seeing their beautiful Meddler Ballantrae filly Mediant make a triumph ¬ ant debut on the turf J E Maddens High Range took the honors among the colts which participated by finishing a good second from an Inauspicious be ¬ ginning Casque was the only one of the public choices placeThe In this race to get a place The tabled history since 1900 of the Foam Stakes which has been run since 18S4 Is shown below Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time 1000 Dublin 110 McCue 3443 101 1901 Francisco 122 Shaw 3280101 32801011K2 1K2 Sir Voorhles 117 Wonderly 4055 1004 190 Inflexible 118 Redfern 5895 101 s 1904 Flyback 118 Hlldebrand 4330 59fc 1905 Jacobite 124 W Davis 3890101 1900 Oran US W Miller 4775 1OOJ 1907 Cohort 129 R Lowe 5320 1 00jf 1908 Mediant 111 D McCarthy 4100 100 100After After Timber rewarded bis backers in the opening openingrace race none of the favorites materialized during the afternoon except Colin This was Timbers second win since Mr Whitney acquired him In his two yearold form for 20000 After being on the shelf all of last season Timber returns to the turf a sprinter promiseThe of glorious promise The Introductory Handicap brought out seven top notchers in the steeplechase division Bayonet of Hitchcocks pair won a brilliant victory while his stable companion Judge Post came to an un ¬ timely end not however before he had gallantly and courageously performed his mission n the race that of making the running for the ultimate victor Judge Post fell to the ground In a dying condition immediately after completing his task and his racing career was mercifully ended by a bullet bulletOne One of the social and sporting events next week In New York City will be the sale Thursday evening June 25 at public auction at Van Tassell Kear ¬ neys 130 East Thirteenth street of Mr ForbaU Keenes famous polo ponies These ponies are Praetoria Express Texlna Shorty Good Enough Hold Up Uncle Sam and Pet r and every one of them Is as well known In England at Hurllngham as they are at Meadow Brook Mr Keene played all or most of these ponies in the championships at Chicago where they were greatly admired and It is but natural that this sale will be attended by en ¬ thusiasts from Colorado Springs Chicago and many western points as well as by New Yorkers YorkersThe The longest odds quoted by the layers against winner since the present antibetting crusade began were offered about Brother Jonathan which won the fifth race on the grass course Rye the favorite carried a fortune in wagers in the last race and bis defeat spelled heavy financial loss to the Tammany cohorts

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