Hanbridge Scores Again: Defeats Collector Jessup and Jeanne Darc in a Fast Run Race, Daily Racing Form, 1908-12-18


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HANBRIDGE SCOEES AGAIN. DEFEATS COLLECTOR JESSUP AND JEANNE DARC IN A EAST RUN RACE. Two Good Ones Uncovered in the Race for Two-Year-Olds, Lighthouse Proving Best by Winning. San Francisco. Cal., December 17. G. II. Holles good three-year-old Hanbridge vanquished formidable opposition, including Jeanne dArc. Madman. Collector Jestitip, Early Tide and three others, in the Ward Handicap of seven furlongs at Oakland today. It was the second victory in three starts for the good colt from the middle west. His only defeat on the coast thus far was sustained when racing against Roseben and he was credited with being the chief contributing factor in bringing about that mighty horses sensational downfall in last Mondays raeo. Ilaubridges splendid showing on that occasion brought him plenty of local support today. This, notwithstanding the presence in the race of the hitherto almost invulnerable Jeanne dArc. The latter palpably lacked condition and suicidal pace-making tactics pursued by her rider. J. Lee. quite linishcd her. At the end she was pulled up sharply and lost second place. When questioned by tin-stewards Lee said that Butler, on Hanbridge. rode so close that ho was forced to pull up to avoid going over the inner fence. Butler partially continued this by stating that Hanbridge was a pronounced rail runner. Much interest centered in the running of the closing race for two-year-olds. Among the eleven starters were two supposed cracUerjacks in Lighthouse and Fanatic, particularly the latter, a half-brother to Admiration, which was purchased for an insignificant sum at E. It. Thomas recent dispersal sale, and had shown phenomenally fast trials in private. .Fanatic ran green. ialpably-unconditioned, and linishcd unplaced, while Lighthouse, the half-brother to another turf celebrity in Chirngorm, ran like a real race horse. Messrs. .T. O. Yeager and Emil Hera received a code telegram from John Ryan of Chicago, which tliev were unable to decipher until just before post time. It urged them to back Lighthouse. The card was one of the host of the season and produced high-class sport. This despite the shortcomings of public choices. J. It. Lauglirey being the only successful favorite during the afternoon. F. A. Forsythe is anxious to match his tilly, Jeanne dArc. against Itwseben. Frank Weir smiled when asked if he cared to accept the challenge, it :

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