Fast Half Mile Scored At Seattle., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-03


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FAST HALF MILE SCORED AT SEATTLE Seattle Wash September 2 Smiley Corbett William Cahills gigantic threeyearold Toddington colt made a new track record for a half mile when be ran the distance in 40i In winning the last race of todays card from all ages at The Meadows The horse galloped under restraint in front all the way and good judges expressed the opinion after the nice that had it been necessary he could have easilv eclipsed the American record of 40 for the distance on a circular track and perhaps the straightaway record of 40 This colt is in splendid fettle just now and probably is the speediest horse in training on the coast Because of an interest that Sam Hildreth StIl rotns 5 him ho was coupled in the betting with Hlldreths Miiaola the entry ruling thn short est priced favorites of the local senson Instant another Hildreth twoyearold wns the onlv other successful favorite today Green Soil running to ins best form coincident with extensive ring sup ort made u sjlow ot tlost with which he con ¬ tested in the handicap in which Mirzor made a dismal showing as the favorite The proverbial ton of money was Incinerated when Josles Jewel was beaten in the fifth Jockey fifthJockey Archibald suspended early in the season on account of a reversal of form by Toupee was re ¬ instated today todayTins Tins number of lxx ks in operation in the big ring today was reduced to nineteen Johnny Lewis and H L Jones dropped out The former is S1000O winner and the latter nearly twice as much on the meeting Jones will depart tomorrow for Denver prepared to book there if betting is permitted Co ¬ lumbus Jones will also leave for Denver tomorrow

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