Toupee Ties An American Record., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-05


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TOUPEE TIES AN AMERICAN RECORD Seattle Wash August 4 William Gabriels re ¬ juvenated sprinter Toupee made a new track rec ¬ ord and equaled the American record for six furlongs made bv Roseben at Belmont Park in October 1005 by running the distance in 1111 in winning tlie Ravenna Handicap this feature of todays card at The Meadows Several careful timers caught the time of tin race a trifle faster than tlie figures otliclally hung out and It seems altogether probable that had Toupee been hard pressed to win tho race he could have done appreciably better The horse actually won with ease with such celebrities as Gemmell Tony Faust and Sugarmaid vainly striving to keep up with him His feat of today followed a series of impressive victories In selling races Toupee was one of two winning favorites Uncle Henry being the other William Walker boosted the greatly Improved Fred Bent from 1200 to 1400 but did not get him Walker has sold Tavora to T P Niland for SlOOO Jockey SlOOOJockey C Koerner arrived today from New York to ride for S C Hildreth Koerner is under contract to do 107 pounds Jockey poundsJockey Carroll was suspended for a week and Scovllli for three days beeuusu of disobedience at the post

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