Maskette Wins Spinaway: Gives A Grand Display Of Speed And Leads All The Way.; Rain Between Races Leads to Unexpected Upsets--Kennyetto Wins and Is Bid Up--Doggett Buys Woodcraft., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-06


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MASKETTE WINS SPINAWAY GIVES A GRAND DISPLAY OF SPEED AND LEADS ALL THE WAY Rain Between Races Leads to Unexpected Upsets Kennyetto Wins and Is Bid Up Dogfcett Buys Woodcraft Saratoga X Y August 5 Maskettes high class was established so decisively by her canter ¬ ing victory in he 10 OO Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga today that she was almost unanimously acclaimed tin best oC her sux and age in training Jly winning todays rich fixture the slant daughter if Disguise Biturica incurs a penalty in the Fu ¬ turity That tills extra weight was deliberately invited by the stables official declaration to win with Maskette before the race instead of entrust ¬ ing the task to Wedding Hells the second string and eventual runnerup created profound surprise in view of the latters palpable superiority over the other starters in the race raceThe The supreme merit of Maskettes achievement re ¬ ceives additional emphasis from a time standpoint the Jive and a half furlongs being covered over i wet and soft track in I l5i which not only lowers the local track record by onelifth of a sec olid for all ages but establishes a new American twoyearold record for the distance over a cir ular course courseThe The presence of Tames It Keenes great pair liad the effect of scaring out all but six of the linyodd eliglbles John K Madden was represented by Lady Ilubbard and Miss Kearney II B Duryea by Constellation and 1 K Widener by Wallflower In the actual running Maskette and Wedding Pells dominated the situation from first to last Tlie pre ¬ ferred one led under a pull for the entire journey while the second string from a Hatfooted start iiirkly headed Hie others in a marvelous display of early speed und her hold of second position was never seriously endangered thereafter Iady Hub hard finished a good third after a sensational clos ¬ ing sprint sprintThere There was a Iieavr downpour of rain during the interval between this third and fourth races the track lieing flooded to the depth of ix inches A veritable deluge prevailed while the fourth race won l v Orphan Lad was decided The closing two races racesPcmrmmrnnseTs Helen Harvey and Bonnie Hard PcmrmmrnnseTs V winnersThe ing the winners The opener a seven furlongs dash furnished the somewhat unusual spectacle of a Sanford horse of superior class running in a cheap selling race Ken ¬ nyetto entered to I e sold for 1000 easily van ¬ quished Inferior opposition whereat her owner had to pay dearly for the privilege of seeing his colors in front Joe Jones acting on behalf of Cad Dog gett bid her up to 2700 before he stopped The stable bought Kennyetto in for the customary 5 advance advanceHit Hit threatening weather had the effect of keeping ilowii tlib attendance to about 3000 Nothing of a disturbing nature as far as the betting angle was concerned took place placeJ J Jones lias been engaged as trainer for Cad Doggett and plans have lieen mapped out for a California winter campaign with a big stable of race horses Woodcraft was acquired today at pri ¬ vate sale It is said that the former Hitchcock gelding is an accomplished jumper possibly the liest green one in training trainingDeCourcoy DeCourcoy Forbes who arrived from England yesterday was a visitor at the track this after ¬ noon Air Forbes said that the English purchasers of Mr Keenes yearlings got some wonderfully good bargains Jimmy bargainsJimmy Inue scored his sixth straight steeplechase victory In the second race today todayThe The tabled history of the Saratoga Steeplechase Handicap is as follows followsYeai Yeai Winner A Wt Jockey Val Time 1900 Ilerculoid = 1 145 Finnegan 730041 1907 El Cuchillo 5 ir S Donohue 7250 4li 190S Jimmy LaueS 152 Boadweo 435 425 425Jockev Jockev Gilbert has betri suspended for live ilsivs bv starter Cassidy CassidyMaskettos Maskettos weight for the Futurity will he 123 pounds or nine pounds more than Artful carried in IJIM It Is purely a matter of sentiment with Mr Keene not to have Maskette beaten and it explains ills indifference to her incurring a penalty for the Futurity

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