Suffragette Victorious.: Takes The Willow Handicap With All Ease And Leads All The Way.; Ironsides Wins Another Steeplechase--Miss Sain Scores in a Close Finish with Whip Top--Ragman Defeats Footpad., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-17


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SUFMAGETTE YICTOEIOUS TAKES THE WILLOW HANDICAP WITH ALL EASE AUB LEADS ALL THE WAY Ironsides Wins Another Steeplechase Miss Sain SainScores Scores in a Close Finish with Whip Top Ragman Defeats Footpad tNew York September 1C Tames Howe the fa ¬ mous trainer of James II Keenes great racing1 es ¬ tablishment sent his recently acquired Suffragette to the races on his own account at Cravesend today md captured the Willow Handicap for twoyearold Jillies at the Jirst asking The beautiful Voter Noonday filly accomplished the task assigned her with ease Although Air Itowe was very conlhlent of success before the race Suffragettes manner of vic ¬ tory astonished him and the public alike Trances falling off from her spring and early summer form was marked Although she was favored with a Hying start and had plenty of time and the oppor ¬ tunity to take the rail from the favorite she was unable to do so and it was apparent even at au early stage of the running that she was beaten Many of the spectators who predicted her defeat even for second place were agreeably surprised at the courageous way in which she stuck to her work under jKHindsThe the crushing impost of 124 jKHinds The Willow Handicap is an old Graveseud fixture first run in 1SX7 when it was won by Leo II Its tabled history sinco 1000 is given below Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time Time11KK 11KK Janice 114 X Turner 1420 1OS 1OS1SW1 1SW1 Endurce by Kightll T Woods 13S5 1083 1 02 Astarita 115 McCtic 235 100 J lH Marjoram 10S Bullman 17K l0ii 1504 10781I05 Chrvsitis 1 F ONeill 2115 1078 1I05 Kings Danguterlll T Burns 2SO 107 107IHM IHM Kennyetto 11 Uadtke 2075 l07i 107 Half Sovereign 115 Nicol 2130 109 109IHiS IHiS Suffragette 119 Notter 1400100 1400100Horses Horses of moderate class had a monopoly of to ¬ days racing A big field of twoyearolds tried conclusions in the introductory scramble Albeit a selling race it included such as Footpad and Uncle Jim which not so long since were racing In stakes and in the case of the former particularly had beeu credited with having Futurity pretensions Ragman one of the most consistent of his1 age this season ijoyed the best of racing luck and won by open wylight FootpadC from the belated Footpad C IS Fleisehmann lost Footpad by the claiming route S F Hymau the owner of Kschau getting him lor ltGO ltGOIronsides Ironsides emerged an easy winner from the trying two miles and a half crosscountry race leading his three opponents at the finish by virtue of his im ¬ measurably superior speed on the fiat fiatThe The mile and a sixteenth selling race that followed was marked by a remarkable plunge on Miss Sain which was backed down to li to 5 at tho close de ¬ spite formidable numerical opposition The speedy Sehrciberbred illy by virtue of a striding start and some rough riding on the part of her jockey midway of the stretch held her lead just long enough to get the verdict by a nose from the timidly and inade ¬ quately ridden Whip Top The latter survived a great deal of interference but D McCarthy made no claim of foul She was claimed after the race by W It MIdgely for 1230 1230Maiden Maiden jockeys rode in the fifth nice at a mile and an eighth Crowley It A Smiths embryo pigskin artist displayed surprising alertness at the start and because of his taking a steady pull on Lord Stanhope rode a beautiful race in the early stages but when Cairngorm loomed up in the stretch his efforts to ride had the effect of retarding his horse1 stride and defeat was only averted by the timely and loud voiced warning of the owner to take a pull on his mount again Cairngorm which finished a close up and fast going second showed sudden and surprising improvement in his now owners hands G 1 Brazier had bought him on Monday for 00 and this was the former stake horses first appearance in his name and colors Itrazier also acquired 0 U Kid from 1 I Mc Oinnis at the same figure My Marintch was dis ¬ posed of at the same weedingout sale to a colored man by the name of Harris for 430 Masque which cost McGinnis 520O not long ago was offered for a fiftieth part of that sum without elicit ¬ ing a bid bidA A field of fine mares of all age ran in the closing dash a handicap over the about threequarters course The long overdue Lady Winifred was fa ¬ vored throughout in the running and scored a fluke victory pvcr Adrinche and Notasnlga NotasnlgaIhilip Ihilip Ji Dwyer has made an official announcement to the effect that the Brighton dates assumed by the Ouenis County Jockey Club will take the place of the regular Aqueduct meeting which means that the racing season about New York will close No vember 4 instead of the usual time timePerfect Perfect weather prevailed and another good crowd journeyed to Gravesend today It begins to look more nml more like old times The clubhouse enclo ¬ sure was filled and altogether approximately 5000 men and women enjoyed some real racing unmolested bv the police policeW W II Spence will race Besom Ellisdale Star Thistle fit Withold and a number of good mud runiiers at Oakland this winter Tully Coulter in ¬ tends to send Brother Jonathan Trash and live others before the first of November lie will remain behind long enough to deposit u ballot against Hughes before he sets out for California CaliforniaThomas Thomas Welch has turned over four twoyearolds including Desirous and two twoyearolds the prop ¬ erty of Mrs K 11 Thomas to A G Blakcley to train and campaign at Oakland this winter These were the pick of the E R Thomas stud at Holmdel Due of the twoyearolds is a filly by Hamburg Leonora wonderII Loring that is said to be a wonder II M Zlegler remarked today that an offer of 25000 would not tempt him to part with Hermis 1 1 Hyland and Mr Ziegler both confirmed the re ¬ port that 13 U Thomas had been offered 50000 by the German government for Hermis two vears ago and had refused it llermis will be sent to the Highland Stud of bis owner In Kentucky Rosebon cooled out yesterday quicker than I did said I C Johnson I lost 3800 on him He did not take a lame step while exercising this morning 1 H McCormick has been milling for two months to lose a wager of 500 made with Dave Gideon nt Brighton Iteach in July He overheard Silicon say that he would bet that sum that I Inches would not be nominated and took him up with the remark that Gideon had not picked a winner In five years The yearsThe trials of the men arrchted ut the recent Yonkers meeting were again postponed today There is a report that the grand jury of WiHtchoatcr county will indict some of them themJ J G Cavanagh will run a special train from fromBaltimore Baltimore to New York on the night of November 2 to enable racegoern to go to New York and Ante and get back in time for the following dayn 1 J McCafferty announced today that after the Wernberg horses have been sold on September 24 lie would sail for lineups Ayres South America where he intends to get into racing

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