Frank Gill Regains Form: Defeats The Fine Colt Hessian In Brighton Beachs Chief Race.; Big Chief and Bouquet in a Rousing Finish--New Southeastern Circuit Proposed--Great Crowd in Attendance., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-12


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FRANK GILL REGAINS FORM DEFEATS THE FINE COLT HESSIAN IN BRIGH ¬ TON BEACHS CHIEF RACE Bis Chief and Bouquet in a Rousing Finish New Southeastern Circuit Proposed Great Crowd in Attendance New York July 11 The combination of a haif Ijollday perfect weather and a highclass card proved a powerful magnet for racegoers who gath ered to the number of 15000 at the popular old Brighton Beach course this afternoon The grand stand was tilled and the lawns packed with visitors who witnessed grand sport and stewards Keenc and Miller of the Jockey Club declared that it was the most satisfactory and encouraging Saturday attend ¬ ance since the fateful eleventh of June lust lustThe The big race of the day was the Trident Handi ¬ cap at one mile and a quarter Five highclass Jiorses started Frank Jill Hessian Gold Lady Old Honesty and Hunning Water Indications of th KUddcn rejuvenation of Frank Gill were not lackinp efore the race McGIunls horse practically motion oil zed the betting and the misgivings which filled the backers of the favorite Hessian were amply verified in the running All the formidable acces Dories preliminary to the real race which Frank Gill lind been loaded down with such as cut down boots Jjuee caps bandages etc vanished as though by magic and lie stripped as full of life and suppleness as a twoyearold and fit to run for a kings ran ¬ som In forward contention from the start but taking Tils time the big fouryearold suddenly ilarted through Into a long lead on the Inside and had won the race before Dugan on the favorite woke up to the peril that menaced him Hessian a rater was nowhere equal to coping at a dlsadvant flge of four lengths start with Frank Gill In the closing four and a half fourlongs sprint sprintThe The weeks winning streak of oddson favorites continued today three of them Waponoca Come ¬ dienne and Big Chief all winning in easy style Big Chiefs performance in which he beat the lightly weighted Bouquet at a mile In a thrilling nnd spectacular finish aroused the biggest popular demonstration of the afternoon A finer display of Sameness than that put forth by the heavily weighted Newcastle Stable threeyearold is not often witnessed Notter again took the jockey honors Miller rode two seconds on one of which he should have won His ride on Gliding Belle wa timid in the extreme extremeII II D Curley Brown a recent arrival from the bouth was at Brighton Beach today and unfolded a project for a southeastern circuit of winter racing which may be established this fall beginning with the close of the Washington meeting and continu ¬ ing for approximately 150 racing days until the opening at Washington in the spring This circuit contemplates embracing the following towns Nor ¬ folk Charleston Savannah Jacksonville and Tampa Each meeting if the circuit is established will be conducted as nearly as possible on county fair lines us an Inducement to local support supportA A trio of twoyearold fillies Masquctte Tattling unil Wedding Bells from James It Keencs estab ¬ lishment worked five furlongs between races this afternoon The first named supposedly the best juvenile in the stable led the others under a pull at the finish in one minute fiat carrying the 125 pound exercise lad Marshall who has ridden such celebrities as Sysonby Colin Celt Peter Pan and Ballot 1n their trials On very good authority it ia said that the master of Castleton Stud will send all but a half dozen of his remaining year ¬ lings to England to be sold late in the fall in the IVent that good prices are realized at Tattersalls September sales for those comprising the first con blgnment sent over in June Mr Kecne isaid to ¬ day that this lot had been affected by the heat and had not shipped well He denied a report in circulation of the selling of a number of culls from his racing string to South American purchasers purchasersDuring During the afternoon some fifty or more men were congregated on the Brighton Hotel veranda just outside the track gates engaged in betting on the races There were several accommodating layers among them who laid the odds oddsHarrigan Harrigan which Is running in the colors of H It Brandt is believed to be owned by Tom Shaw the bookmaker bookmakerTho Tho third race today was originally arranged as a twomile race for gentlemen jockeys on the fiat lt failed to fill and secretary Boden changed it to a steeplechase to make a race of it The race was then entirely changed again and run as a Helling race at six furlongs The coming weeks program contains a steeplechase every day but unless owners of crosscountry performers enter their horses more liberally these interesting spectacles will be elimi ¬ nated natedColin Colin and Celt are working well and pulling up perfectly sound This applies particularly to the former Both are certain starters at the coming Saratoga meeting meetingAfter After Brother Jonathans defeat In the last race on Thursday Sweet his rider complained that Gilbert who Is also employed by Thomas H Wil ¬ liam deliberately went out of his way to impede Brother Jonathan with Import all up the back etretch and that this Interference caused him to lose the race Gilbert was warned to behave him ¬ self selfAccording According to a high authority in the Jotkey Club relief from the Hughes antiracing legislation can and will be obtained by the unseating of Senator ValIace whose election will be contested on the ground of Illegality Legal advice has been ob tallied in the matter and there is precedent which is favorable to the contestants contestantsDelcanta Delcanta has been turned over to G R Tompkins to train That is why the horse after having been barred at the Sheepshead Bay meeting was allowed to start yesterday yesterdayActing Acting District Attorney Elder was heard from again today in a declaration that the twentytwo alleged violators of the antibetting law that were indicted on Friday were only small fry and that be ¬ fore another week he would obtain Indictments of others higher up upThe The Turf Benevolent Association will hold an im ¬ portant meeting tonight at the Metropolitan Opera House

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