Knight Deck Runs Mile in 1:37 4-5.: Selling Plater Transformed into Stake Racer by H. G. Bedwell Beats Glorio in Juarez Feature., Daily Racing Form, 1910-01-30


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KNIGHT DECK RUNS MILE IN 13745 Selling Plater Transformed Into State Racer by H G Bedwell Beats Glorio in Juarez Feature El Paso Tex January 20 A new track record of 137J for a mile was established in the handicap at Terrazas Park this afternoon by II G Hedwells re ¬ cently acquired fouryearold gelding Knight Deck Jockey Shilling rode the horse to victory in Ills usual masterly style In showing his heels to Glorio the son of Free Knight beat a genuinely highclass race horse and survived the greatest racing test of his career UT to the time that Mr Bedwell bought him for 12CO out of a selling race Knight Deck had been masquerading all over the west as a cheap selling plater The field engaged in todays feature consisted of Glorio 130 pounds Knight Deck 112 Early Tide 107 Black Mate 107 and W A Leach 100 John Markleins suddenly rejuvenated horse forced the pace at i tremendously fast clip the fractional time by quarters being 25 4Gi and l12i Tiie final quarter found the ultimate winner a dominant ftictor though Glorio s challenge was menacing enough to leave the final Issue momen ¬ tarily in doubt Tlie struggle through the last fur ¬ long gave the spectators enough thrills to make the occasion ever memorable When the time of the race was displayed much enthusiasm was aroused arousedThe The Fads easy triumph over German Silver Itns tem and other consistent threeyearolds was one of the sensational upsets of the meeting The Van Meter colt had been regularly beaten off in his re ¬ cent starts In the same company and his sudden rejuvenation after being backed from as high as S to 1 to 4 to 1 was at least bewildering It was public knowledge that The Fad had all along bean working sensationally fast in private and running like a counterfeit in public While the time 1OG 15 for the five and a half furlongs was fast the race itself was materially discounted by the close proximity at the cud of La Dextra whose re ¬ cent form has been conspicuously poor To absolve the winner of unnatural improvement German Silver must be set down as of little present account Otherwise the racing was refreshingly formful and enjoyable All conditions were ideal more than 5000 spectators being present Captain Edward Hackctt sole legatee of the late Captain John Hackctt arrived here last night to wind up the affairs of the estate The horses will JL sold at auction next Monday MondayJockey Jockey Mondou was set down five days by the starter

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