Tom MGrath Wins Again: Nealon Among Those He Defeated, But Runs An Encouraging Race.; McChesneys Half-Brother Takes a Race--Developments in the Campaign Under the New Betting Law--Colin Said to Have Been Fired., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-21


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TOM MGRATH WINS AGAIN UEALON AMONG THOSE HE DEFEATED BUT RUNS AN ENCOURAGING RACE McChesncys HalfBrother Takes a Race Develop ¬ ments in the Campaign Under the New Bet ¬ ting Law Colin Said to Have Been Fired New York July 20 Uncertain though the turf situation remains in its legal respects racing con ¬ tinues to gain ground locally liven the improper and unjustifiable arrests and police rowdyism of last Thursday did not appreciably cheek its present steady return to public favor Brighton Beachs third week of racing began with 0000 persons in attendance The card sent out overnight was an especially good one but it met the fate of many of its predecessors in the way of depletion by scratches Us outstanding feature was the appearance of Ncalon the Suburban winner of last year Wil ¬ liam Dnbols big horse made his seasons debut In a sprint race and ran creditably though unplaced to a former stable companion Tom MeGrath in the tirst race which was run in very fast time lie stripped big and high in flesh and will require con ¬ siderable racing before he will be able to cope with the topnotchcrs over a long distance of ground his cs ecial forte forteThere There was a great upset in the race for twoyeav ohls that followed The speed wonder Waponoca recently acclaimed one of the fastest youngsters of the season which figured in a sensational runup and changed hands last week failed to show a particle of his hitherto distinguishing trait Torbellino A It Spreckcls grand stake colt which with a shift of jockeys became the medium of a tremend ¬ ous plunge after setting a hot pace gave way sud ¬ denly and unexpectedly to Marcellus an extreme outsider at 20 to 1 in the last half dozen strides stridesThe The next race won by Arasee the second vic ¬ torious choice thus far took on the aspect of a pro ¬ cession immediately after the start startJimmy Jimmy Lane over the jumps scored his third con ¬ secutive win making the third prohibitive oddson winner of the afternoon afternoonIn In the closing race the Newcastle Stable uncov ¬ ered a probable good one in Wise Mason a big goodlooking halfbrother to McChesney McChesneyPresident President C J Fitzgerald was served with a sub ¬ poena this afternoon at the track to appear before the grand jury tomorrow morning There were five arrests in the Held but they were quietly made and attracted little attention attentionNealon Nealon will be given another trial near the end of the week weekPolice Police arrangements today were the same as on Saturday as far as uniformed men were concerned Probably the same number of plain clothes men were daysThe on hand as on other days The Montpclier Stables R T Wilson Jr horses to the number of seventeen were shipped to todayTwo Saratoga today Two of James It Keenes horses were left be ¬ hind Wamba and Chaplet The former lias been gelded and the latter is in line for an early gradua ¬ tion in the threeyearold maiden races at Brighton Bench BenchFrom From a good source comes the information that the tiring process has tinally been applied to one of Colliis forelegs the one that has been under sus ¬ picion since his raco in the Beluiont Stakes In May The same authority says that the unbeaten cham ¬ pion will not make his next public appearance under colors until at the Sheepshead Day meeting in the Century Stakes for which he will be specially pointed Of Celt only the best reports come from Saratoga He is in steady work again and the cracked heels which temporarily shelved him at the Sheepshead disappearedInless Bay meeting have entirely disappeared Inless Thomas II Williams who is In California acts after reading Saturdays press dispatches in the matter of a match race between Big Chief and Frank Gill for 10000 a side the Brighton Beach track will hardly be able to provide racegoers with this star racing attraction during the present meet ¬ ing The Jockey Club does not allow match races but it would be easy to frame conditions for a special event l etwceii the two horses named no less in ¬ teresting to the i nblic than a formal match affair Trainer II K Howell who is in charge of Mr Williams eastern string did not take McGlnnls vehement offer seriously enough to communicate its terms to his employer The owner of Frank Gill is not the man to advance propositions of this sort unless he thinks he has the best of it and at last accounts MeGinnis had no Idea of receding from the position he has taken in regard to the respective merits of Frank Gill and Big Chief The Brighton Bcacli management will gladly put up a substantial purse with sweepstakes conditions of 10000 each Mr Williams has never been known to sidestep a proposition of this kind and has made and won or lost many famous matches in his time The majority of experts hereabouts firmly believe that Big Chief can boat Frank Gill at even weights from one stride to four miles milesIt It has just been learned that Firestone the other crack threeyearold in the Williams stable received n contusion on the right hind leg about half way between the hock and the ankle during the running of the Commonwealth Handicap at Sheepshead Bay The big swelling yielded a considerable discharge of pus during the past two weeks and the Injury gave the trainers much concern Firestone took his regular exercise without showing a trace of lame ¬ ness Still it has had the effect of retarding his preparation for the Saratoga fixtures to which ue is eligible and It is possible that he will not be raced until the Sheepshead Bay meeting where he has many valuable stake engagements During engagementsDuring the day F K Hitchcock nominated a year ¬ ling colt by Ogden Whyota dam of Whorler in the Epsom Derby of 3010 3010George George Odoin has Just purchased High Range from J E Madden paying 2000 for the young ¬ ster which will be shipped down here forthwith for campaigning at Brighton BrightonProgram Program books have just been issued by clerk of the scales E C Smith for the Maryland United Hunts meeting of four days at Pimlico com ¬ mencing August 20 to 20 inclusive It will be run under both Jockey Club and National Hunt rules which will enable regular jockeys to participate without breaking the rules governing weights cat rled on the flat flatFormer Former jockey Eddie Cassin was overcome by the heat at Brighton Beach today Oraculnm todayOraculnm has been retired and will be donated to thfi Breeding Bureau i iThe The program books for the coming August meet ¬ ing of fifteen days at Saratoga were issued this afternoon An extremely highclass session of rac ¬ ing in assured there The recently closed events Jiavo filled extraordinarily well considering their reduced value and If the best of the eligible go to the post as they arc likely to do the races will compare very favorably with the same events in recent years yearsBoth Both the grand jury room and special term of the Supreme Court Brooklyn saw action In the race track betting muddle this morning The grand jury listened to the testimony of Joe Vcndig and Orlando Jones bookmakers and Jack Adler former betting ring announcer while Justice Scudder heard arguments on a motion for a writ of peremptory mandamus compelling Magistrate James Tighe to examine immediately nine men arrested at Sheeps head Bay BayActing Acting District Attorney Elder appeared for Mag ¬ istrate Tighe in opposition to the motion when it was called for argument this morning He ex ¬ plained that he would be eilgaged before the grand jury continually and told Justice Scudder that he would be ready to argue it on Wednesday after ¬ noon The writ was not Issued an adjournment be ¬ ing taken until July 22

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