Governor Hughes Takes A Hand., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-02


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GOVERNOR HUGHES TAKES A HAND HANDNew New York August 1 Governor Hughes has given out that at the request of Acting District Attorney Elder of Kings county he will call an extraordinary trial term of the Supreme Court for Kings county to be held on August 25 and that he will designate Supreme Court Justice Rogers of Watertown to pre ¬ side The grand jury will be called for this term of the court the County Court of Kings not being lu session at that time Dandelion fully as speedy an ever lift was but track wise and indisposed to stretch every muscle of his powerful body except now and then sadly disappointed a host of admirers in the Saratoga Handicai last Thursday but having won it when it was S10000 race probably disdained trying for it i its present comparatively lowly 1500 estate Still winning or losing Dandelion is a worthy i presentalive of the magnificent Hamburg and has lone enough high class racing In his time if he ne er finishes in front again He was never a real topnotcher but so close to it that the dif ¬ ference distinguishDandelions has been hard to distinguish Dandelions best year was 10J He was a cork ¬ ing good horse then and a free runner of great speed It was that Tear that he set the present Saratoga track record of 204J at a mile and a quarter This he did when he won the Saratoga Handicap with 113 pounds up defeating Tangle 07 Galiavanr J9 Red Leaf Mi Wes 115 The Picket 118 Itavenna 2 and Bedouin 10 He won In a canter fast as the time was and it was probably the most notable race of his career Be ¬ douin was tho favorite with Dandelion and Tangle coupled as second choice Dandelion was a slowly maturing twoyearold and nlthohglj running well did not win anything of eoiisequeuce until late in the year when he won the Rcmsen Handicap at Aqueduct and the Grand Consolation at Washington Taking this last race gave him a standing that he has gallantly main ¬ tained and as the subsequent winner of the Sara ¬ toga Handicap Travers Stakes Seashore Stakes Invincible Handicap Saranac Handicap and twice of tbe Cliamplaiii Handicap and a game and fleet contender at the finish of many of the most im ¬ portant events of the American turf Dandelion lias always stood high in the estimation of the rawgoing public and unluckily for him of the ollicial handieapper of the Jockey Club ClubIn In money Dandelion has earned for himself a place in the table of great winners with the fol ¬ lowing creditable record Year Age Sis 1st 2d 3d Unp Won Won1OI 1OI 2 20 4 T 47 100X0 100X01K5 1K5 11 2 4 2 3 13400 13400IJHIO IJHIO 4 14 0 4 0 4 30750 307501H07 1H07 18560IttOS I 15 5 5 2 3 18560 IttOS 10 2 O 1 7 5410 Totals 5 70 IS IS 1 24 78150

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