Done At Brighton Beach.: Good Racing Marks The Closing Day Of A Stormy Meeting.; Arasee Defeats Big Chief in the Fastest Mile of the Meeting--Tom McGrath Recovers His Speed Suddenly., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-30


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DONE AT BRIGHTON BEACH GOOD RACING MARKS THE CLOSING DAY OF A STORMY MEETING Arasee Defeats BIB Chief in the Fastest Mile of ofthe the Meeting Tom McGrath Recovers His Speed Suddenly New York Jnlr 29 The closing day of tin Brighton Beach stiinincr meeting linil much to recommend It in the way of good racing attractions big attendance and ideal weather and track condi ¬ tions The running of the chief feature the Crest Handicap at one mile also developed the fastest race of the meeting notwithstanding that it was von by Arasee a former selling plater On this uccasion however Andy Blakeleys marrclously im liroved threeyearold defeated a highclass horse in Big Chief Originally one of the most promising races of the season ou paper wholesale withdrawals reduced the Held in the Crest to four starters Aiusee Big Chief Cairngorm and Comedienne Cairngorm might as well have remained in the birn sis he ran an inglorious last all the way Despite the big weight concessions Mr Williams colt was called upon to make to his three opponents he was thought to outclass them to a degree which made ultimate victory a foregone conclusion The layers lield Big Chief at a very short price but 3 to 5 at lie close indicated a certain amount of weakness in the market alwut him Arasee which was well tacked at 3 to 1 closed a point less Comedienne was not neglected and her forward running in the race was commented upon afterward Cairngorm started an extreme and neglected outsider Arasee ridden by Sammy Sweet the crack lightweight ap ¬ prentice drew out and made the running from the start He steadily increased his lead as the race progressed and from the fact that every horse iKhlnd him including the favorite was under pres ¬ sure to keep within striking distance even before a duarter of the distance had been traversed It seemed as if the Blues gelding had the measure of his oppo ¬ sition and would win barring accidents Big Chiefs decisive defeat created something of a sensation It took liiin an Interminably long time before he was able to head Comedienne which lie did only in the final furlong of the race It subsequently de ¬ veloped that the 12000 Iontiac colt had sustained number of cuts on the inside of the back of his left hind leg This partially explains his period of dwelling while making the turn into the back stretch After that jroint he lackid si ecd to a marked degree Trainer degreeTrainer Itowell said that his valuable charge was doing well and could account for his bad nice only on the theory that his preceding severe race with Frank Gill over a muddy track had affected him in ¬ juriously In any event Big Chief will not he raced tit Saratoga hut will be sent up there to ¬ morrow with the remainder of the string to re ¬ cuperate solely Arasee was a cheap yearling and could iiave been purchased for 1000 this spring A G Blakeley has had remarkable success with the band of lowpriced youngsters he selected and bought for Mr Kmery in 10OG Master Hobert being another conspicuous example of his ability as a trainer trainerThe The afternoons sport was marred by frequent and aggravating upsets These unpleasant conditions xvere inaugurated by Tom McGrath whose sudden rejuvenation in the first race enabled him to lead i nearly highclass field of sprinters at six furlongs with 112JGarland consummate ease in the fast time of 112J Garland came along in the third race and at 10 to T completely reversed his previous limning by winning at five furlongs from supposed good ones Including Westmore and Star Thistle O U Kid another twoyearold whose unfailing habit of fin ¬ ishing far in the rear in nearly all his races has evoked the ridicule of racegoers suddenly jumped out and spreadcagled a big field as if it were mere play I Musgraves riding of Dr Pillow the runnerup in this race attracted the attention of the stewards with the result that the jockey was suspended and his case referred to the Jockey Club Dr Pillow was ridden all over the track and at a critical point on the stretch turn was losing ground rapidly despite the hard restraint he seemingly ap ¬ peared under underW W H Grilliu seemed amazed when he heard of Musgraves suspension and probable ruling off for an alleged suspicions looking ride on his colt He declared that he was thoroughly satisfied that Dr Pillow had run up to his best form and that Mns Krave rode strictly to orders to wit to keep Ills mount close to the inner rails to prevent him bolt iii on the turns Grillui continuing said that Dr Pillow was the worst horso he ever trained with respect to boring out on the turns He did It invariably in his work and also in his races In trying to keep him in Mnsgrave may have appeared to restrain him unduly and necessarily lost ground A trio of nondescript riders monopolized the hon ¬ ors In the fifth race Uptons superiority and ex perlence enabled Queen Marguerite to beat two possibly superior horses in Black Oak and Coat of Arms The novice who nilshnndlod Coat of Arms made a claim of foul against both the winner and the second horse but it was not allowed allowedCharles Charles Edward was the chief disappointment today in a racing way William Duliols big horse had but scant chance to show what he was really capable of doing under McDanlels incompetent and timid ride nevertheless ho ran a good race but came out of it decidedly sore soreH H Smith goes to Saratoga to ride the horses trained by Preston Bnrcli BnrcliOf Of the three men indicted by the Kings county grand jury yesterday who failed to show up in court with the other thirtyeight bookmakers and for whom bench warrants weie issued one man gave himself up today before Judge Dike in the County Court Brooklyn He was Max Marx After a short examination he was admitted to bail in the sum of 500 Judge Dike instructed the police to search for the two other men arrest them at sight and bring them before him as soon as possilde So far sixtythree indictments have been handed up by the Kings county grand jury for alleged violations of the antibetting law lawIn In the Butler street court today four bookmakers appeared before Magistrate Tighe for examination On the testimony of five detectives that they saw one of the group Martin Brail pass over money to the rightful claimants after a race he was held for trial In special sessions The magistrate reserved decision until Monday hi the cases of Clarence Kelly Charles Greenwood and Oscar Singer j Three men who were arrested in Herald square yesterday for eilleged violation of the antibetting law were discharged today by Magistrate Barlow in the Jefferson Market iM lico court They were Charles Thomas John Michaels and Harry Davis Detectives Shepherd Ryan and Conklin said Thomis offered 2 12 to 1 against Monocle in the sixth rare at Brighton and Michaels put up 5 The horse won but Thomas refused to pay 1750 An additional charge of larceny was made iigainst Thomas ThomasA A J Joyners Brighton contingent of racers which have achieved such marked success in the hands of J H McCormlck will be rested up during the Saratoga season and resume racing at the Umpire City meeting beginning August 2S The stables of A G Blakeley and T W Coulter will also remain here until the metropolitan racing is resumed

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