Waterbury A Game First.: Captures The St. Denis Stakes At Montreal After A Long, Hard Drive.; High Range Takes a Purse--Servile Defeats Miss Catesby--Chief Hayes Scores Again--Big Attendance a Feature., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-04


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WATERBURY A GAME FIRST CAPTURES THE ST DENIS STAKES AT MON ¬ TREAL AFTER A LONG HARD DRIVE High Range Takes a Purse Servile Defeats Miss Catesby Chief Hayes Scores Again Bis Attendance a Feature Montreal Que September 0 The St Deni Stakes at threequarters of a mile with selling conditions and worth 1103 net to the winner wast the best offering of the afternoon and furnished a spirited contest victory going to R P Carmans Waterbury making his first start since at Windsor after a lengthj drive in tlie stretch to shake off the suddenly improved St Jeanne Botanist ontstayng Please for third place Waterbury while fancied by his stable connections advanced in the betting Please St Jeanne Superstition and Throckmorton the latter being especially prepared for the race and shipped here from Toronto l eing the most fan ¬ cied ciedThe The steeplechase over the short course was marred by u mishap to Lights Out the heavily supported favorite Lights Out was well up with the leaders at the seventh jump where lie rushed1 too close to the hedge thereby failing to clear it and came a cropper Archibald hist rider was severely stunned an l the HUMSO sustained what Is thought to be J fracture of ho shoulder After the mishap elimi ¬ nating Lights Out G R Fortescues Goldfleur well ridden l y Saffel proved much the best and won easily from Butwell Tlie latter became In ¬ volved n serious trouble after going over the sec ¬ ond hedge when he struck the obstacle with forco that almost broke his leg and caused the blood to stream memberThe from the injured member The opening liandicap for twoyearolds was thriller the eight starters coming to the finish heads and necks apart High Range under Nlcols skillful guidance lasted long enough to win from Colonel Zel and Quantico Sea Swell which wan considered a smart colt during the racing at New Orleans was making his first start since leaving the southern city and showed a high turn of speed for shortT a half but tired In the final drive as if short T C McDowell again furnished a pah of beaten favorites in Lady Anne and Mirth The former was at oddson but after racing in the lead for three furlongs tired badly and left the issue to Sally Preston Cooney K and Rosemount the trio finish ¬ ing In the order named namedThe The closing race In which Mirth was favorite went to Chief Hayes in a hard drive over Manhelraer and Yaddo Crowding soon after the start caused Refined ridden by Brannon to fall and accounted for Mirths poor showing showingTodays Todays attendance was again a record breaker and while favorites fared badly the winners were well supiwrted and caused the thirtyseven layers losses lossesUncle Uncle Toby which was a starter yesterday will not be raced again this year bavins bowed a tendon during the running runningI I Barney Schreiber departed tonight for New York from where after a conference with othor coast track magnates he will go to his farm in Missouri where he will prepare for shipment the strings ho intends to campaign over Texas and California tracks next fall and winter winterFor For disobedience at the post jockey Musgrave was suspended for three days by the starter Jockevs W Allen and E Stone were also fined 25 by the officials for spoiling a start in the steeplechase T steeplechaseT C McDowell and P Dunne will ship thoic horses to Lexington at the close of this meeting Jockey meetingJockey Powers poor form displayed during the last few days is attributed to a boil on his leg ho has been troubled with He had it lanced yester ¬ day

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