Culver To Peter Quince.: Hildreths Recent Acquisition Makes A Show Of His Speedy Opponents.; Royal Captive Reverses with Fashion Plate--Pirate Wins a Capitally Contested Steeplechase--Western Horses Succeed., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-18


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CULYER TO PETER QUINCE HILDRETHS RECENT ACaUISITION MAKES A SHOW OF HIS SPEEDY OPPONENTS Royal Captive Reverses with Fashion Plate Pirate PirateWins Wins a Capitally Contested Steeplechase Western Horses Succeed New York September 17 Racing at Gravesend Went along undisturbed tliis afternoon under suin mcrlike weather with growing public confidence in tin stability of the sport under present betting re ¬ strictions The attendance keeps on getting bettor mid larger as tlio meeting progresses Fully fiOOO visitors camo to the truck Today to see the prom ¬ ising card of six races including the Cnlvor Stakes StakesNino Nino horses including some of the greatest turf Imniimrii s of tlie year wore nominated overnight to start in the race The field was depleted by withdrawals to six starters The unbeaten PriscIHlan was the conspicuous absentee and Ids defection robbed the race of much of its glory There were many horsemen present who were of the opinion after seeing ieler Quinces ridiculously easy victory In the Culver that it was probably just as well for Prisoillians reputation that he remained in the barn Instead of running he risk of having his unbroken sequence of victories olveokod Jiy a probable defeat The winner seemed easier to race and broke through the barrier frecniontly running over a quarter of a mile in me of bis false starts before he could be pulled up In the end he got away last but it was ji mere moment before be had established a com ¬ manding lead which lie increased or lessened at will as the race progressed The finish found him throe lengths and pulled to almost a standstill in front of King Cobalt with August Relmonts twoyearold lilly Field Mouse third after a gruelling finish vitii lieu Han to which she was making tremendous weight concessions The time l0i flat could easily have been reduced by a full second had Peter Quince boon called upon to extend himself himselfKvery Kvery starter in this race was adorned with the rogues badge blinkers Mr Ilildreth was afterward congratulated on owning such a fast horse and California will see probably the fastest sprinter since Beareatcher when 1otor Quince strips for action in the Opening Han ¬ dicap at Oakland OaklandThe The condensed history of the Culver Handicap is given below rar Winner A Wt Tockev Val Time P TimeP st Kingston r 122 I Murphy 222 110 110JS0 JS0 Kingston 12 1 MeLhlin 20OO llii S1 Kingston 122 Hamilton 11 no 1S 2 Dr IIaslironck4 122 Doggett 1 2T 1141 Dr liasbrouckr 122 Doggett 1700 114 liJl 1VI4 Domino IK Taral li2T liJ l r R del Caredos i Taml 1400117 14001171SW 1SW Agitator 4 122 A Clayton 1450 111 1111SI7 1SI7 liJ1SS Fly Dchmanr 122 W Martin 1450 liJ 1SS Discontinued until 1007 107 K Daughter 4 11O Nicol 2S70 1OSJ 1OSJINIS INIS 1etcr Quince IK C II Shilg 1400 Hun at full threeiiarters first nine years Walk ¬ over In 1S 1 1Royal Royal Captive surprised racegoers by her decisive reversal of her previous running with Fashion 1late it the opening twoyearold dash They were on the same footing In the market at about 2J to 1 each The race was a procession the colored rider II Smith riding badly on the nominal favorite favoriteThe The steeplechase was the bestcontested crosscoun ¬ try race seen tills year With one exception the rntire Held was closely grouped throughout the whole of the journey Caller was the medium of confident backing but just failed to ft up McKinney who is far and away the best steeplechase jockey devel ¬ oped this season rode Iirate to victory Ioth Dono hue and OBrien lodged a claim of foul against the winner which was disallowed The spectators were kept in a long state of suspense l efore the original placings were confirmed It was the report of W It Gilpiu the former expert gentleman jockey who was acting as patrol judge that influenced the stew ¬ ards in their decision decisionFur Fur West furnished an upset by winning the fourth race at one mile and a sixteenth and was incidentally the medium of jockey Sweets lirsl success in the sadle since his bad fall at Yonkers Director a western horse easily captured the fifth Another western owned filly in Twilight Queen scored over fourteen juvenile opponents In the last lastIlne Ilne Grass which is the famous 5Ine Girls first foal finished a respectable fourth Mr Joyner however remarked before the race that she was not of much account accountGretna Gretna Green refused to budge for his preliminary wirmui without his accustomed calico pony at ¬ tendant tendantW W Wills attorney for the men arrested for al ¬ leged violation of the antibetting law at the recent Empire City meeting appeared in their behalf before liidgo Bcall in the Yonkers court today and made a motion to transfer their cases to the grand jury at White 1lains before Judge W C Ilatt of the County Court Mr Wills said that he has received assurances that this reipiest would be granted grantedCharles Charles T Hensliall who wants to ship a few horses to Toronto to race has boon engaged during Tlio week in getting together enough horses to fill the car and W W Danlen may send Live Wire and Miss Crawford CrawfordW W M Wallace has been engaged by C It Ellison to train his horses during the fall and winter season seasonRoxio Roxio Angarola appeared in the clubhouse today md offered to lay oven money for 10000 that Hughes would T o defeated by Chanlor the Demo ¬ cratic nominee for governor of the state of Now York YorkThere There were unconfirmed reports in circulation dur ¬ ing the afternoon that Assistant District Attorney Elders force of private detectives at the track in ¬ cluded several women who went through the grand ¬ stand trying to make cash wagers with bookmakers for the purpose of using it as evidence It was also said that the members of the Kings county grand Jury wore at the track making observations observationsG G K Tomiikins announced at Gravesend that lie Iind Instructed his lawyers to bring action against the Brighton Itoaoh Association to recover the amount of money won by bis steeplechasers during the recent Inly meeting meetingS S C Hildreth received a telegram during the week from C K Imrnell stating that several owners had applied to him for jockey Dngans services for the coming winter and desired to know if Hlldreth wanted him if so he could have the preference It has been generally supposed that Diirnell had re ¬ linquished all claim on Dugan when he transferred him to Harry Iayne Whitney Algernon Daingerfield wild that Whitneys contract gave him sole call on the lightweight rider Trainer A T Joyner how ¬ ever believes that Durnell had an understanding with Whitney giving him the use of Dngans ser ¬ vices until April 1 1XK 1XKMinnie Minnie Fisher the noted female jockey was wasnearlv nearlv killed when her mount a horse belonging to toBlames Blames Farley the strikebreaker fell in a tunning tunningi i e at the Malone Fair races New York yesterday rMiss yesterdayrMiss Fishers right arm was broken and her right righthlli hlli fractured besides her being injured it is thought thoughtInternally Internally InternallyMrs Mrs Nanev Trevelyan widow of Francis Trevel yan the racing judge and turf writer died at her home Forest Lodge Charlottesville Va today after afterRacing Racing at the small local meetings and state fairs is becoming quite popular and the Jockey liih lias given thorn all the power and approval neo ssjirv Tliev help the small owner considerably and also heiii to popularize the sport when It is canled on under Jockey Club rulcs At the Brock ¬ ton fair four running races are to he given each dnv the last race every day being over hurdles In the last Racing Calendar twenty associations were given ixrmission to hold crosscountry meet ¬ ings by the National Hunt and Steeplechase Asso ¬ ciation 1

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