Big Chiefs Great Speed: Makes Frank Gill And Bedouin Appear Common And Wins In A Canter.; Beaucleros Trainer Fails to Deliver Him When Claimed and Is Likely to Get Into Trouble--Attorney Elder Views the Races., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-19


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BIG CHIEFS GREAT SPEED MAKES FRANK GILL AND BEDOUIN APPEAR COMMON AND WINS IN A CANTER Beaucleros Trainer Fails to Deliver Him When WhenClaimed Claimed and Is Likely to Get Into Trouble Attorney Elder Views the Races New York July IS Acting District Attorney Elder and his oilier staff were at the Brighton Beach race track today The whole party spent the after ¬ noon in the clubhouse enclosure after being enter ¬ tained at luncheon by the management Mr Klder refused to be interviewed or quoted beyond saying that hi merely came down for observation wanting to see for himself what the police were doing as lie had understood that the attendance was steadily increasing during the past ten days and wanted to Know why that could be Three arrests in the field were made but so quietly as 10 escape the notice of tiie patrons In tin big grandstand enclosure The nufiirs of lie alleged violators of the antibetting Inw were given as Lester Lemon W Kennedy and Harry Uamsdale Klder obligingly posed for a couple of photographers just before his departure from the track in an artoniohlle artoniohlleOn On application of attorney Francis V Mullen representing the race track interests an order re ¬ turnable on Monday was issued by Supreme Court Justice Clark during the forenoon to show cause why a writ of mandamus should not be issued making it mandatory upon Magistrate Tighe to hold n immediate examination of the men recently ar ¬ rested at Brighton Beach who were held this morn ¬ ing for examination on Inly 2 There was an unpleasant aftermath to the retali ¬ ating claim of Beanclere out of the second race by T W Coulter after Brother Jonathan his own liorse had been bid up from 2000 to 3005 by T V Lemaire the owner of Beanclere It may result in the infliction of severe punishment on Max Hirsch trainer of Beauclere by the stewards After Coulter liad completed the necessary formality of paying 1410 the amount of the claiming price of Bean ¬ clere to the clerk of the course he applied to Hirseh for possession The latter showing much a Lnrpcr exclaimed He is over there pointing to a remote part of the enclosure turned loose in a stable Go and get him himBeaucleres Beaucleres new owner found the horse in bad condition as a result of neglect No attempt to cool him outhad been made and considerable time had elapsed slncu the decision of the race at one mile and a half in which he finished a good but much pnnishcd second secondJockey Jockey Notter was not riding today He was suspended on Friday by the starter for three days lie left for Saratoga tonight tonightMessrs Messrs Keene Whitney Dtiryea Madden and Elliott Cowdin will nominate yearlings to the Ep ¬ som Derby of 110 next Monday the date of clos ¬ ing ingA A second big runup during the afternoon occurred in the last race when T S Hoy tlie owner of Bagman the runnerup bid tlie winner Fashion Jlate up from 500 to 1505 The remarkable fast twoyearold was bought in for his owner ownerBig Big Chief Thomas II Williams recent 12000 purchase rightfully placed himself in the very first ijht of threeyearolds of a season in turf stars of that age by his magnificent achievement in the Oe an Wave Handicap of one mile and a quarter at Brighton Beach today The chestnut son of Pon tiac and Madelaine with 111 pounds up and ridden by Walter Miller made weight concessions to every ¬ one of his opponents including the stake winners Frank Gill and Bedouin nnd won with convincing ease in the fast time for the distance of 203 This is one second slower than the record stablished over a faster track than that of today l y Broomstick another threeyearold July 9 1904 The lightlyweighted Bedouin made the early run ¬ ning from the impatiently ridden Frank Gill with Big Chief close up This order prevailed to the clubhouse turn where Dugan sent the favorite up to the leader the pair drawing out under vigorous urging into a long lead on the backstretch with tlie particularly well served and eventual winner within hailing distance and biding his time Beginning the closing live furlongs the leaders suddenly parted ojn pa ny Bedouin retiring and leaving Frank Gill unit in front with a full livelengths advantage over Big Chief This the latter immediately began to rlit down swiftly when suddenly amid breathless incitement on the part of the 12000 spectators the iaeroie threeyearold got up and by his giant oppon ¬ ent in a rush so electric and swift that the race was won before anyone could realize It with tlie rlctor leisurely cantering in four lengths before the Miing runnerup Bedouin was ltirelv able to save i distant third from such an ordinary class horse is LallyIt Lally It was one of the most popular turf victories of the season There was genuine regret that Mr Williams could not be present 1o witness the won lerful triumph of his colt Although the sale was effected early in the week Big Chief did not pass linto the possession of the stable trainer until after odays race Thomas Welsh one of the partners 3n the Newcastle Stable Big Chiefs former owners drained and saddled him for todays race J L AIcGinnis tlie owner of the favorite is said to have made his biggest plunge bet of the season on his 3iorse He was supremely confident of winning be ¬ fore the race and correspondingly nettled afterward He blamed Eddie Dugan for Frank Gills defeat claiming that he had ridden the horse in direct op ¬ position to orders by sending him into the lead at kiil sng speed As Frank Gill was timed separately the airst live furlongs of the journey in 59 seconds and the lx furlongs in 111 flat there was some ground for criticism McGInnis forthwith offered to match his tiorse against Big Chief same distance weights and arack for 10000 a side Luckily for McOinnU trainer Rowell had no authority to enter Into ai7 nch compact on behalf of his employer and was forced to decline Tom Welsh was eager to put up half of the stake on his own account It would have been characteristic of Mr Williams to have picked up the gauge of battle even with the worst end of it No one believes for a moment that Frank Gill stands one chance in a hundred of success against Big Chief Todays race was truly run and his defeat too crush iing to favor that Idea for a mon nt ntTodays Todays card was of more than ordinary merit The racing was formful weather and track conditions jstrfect and there was a feeling that the racing atmosphere is clarifying

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