Aldrian Profits by Fluke: Wins the Elmhurst Stakes When Choices Get Worst of Start., Daily Racing Form, 1910-05-12


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ALDRIAN PKOFITS BY FLUKE WINS THE ELMHURST STAKES WHEN CHOICES GET WORST OF START. Fashion Plate Takes Measure of Firestone in Handicap — Maskette to Start in Metropolitan. New York. May 11.— The Kluiluirst Stakes, the feature ;it Aqueduct today, was sasdssd by the start, in which I.adasette. 1 1 «- BBCSad choice, was Iff t Mnlf-ieiied. while- Frank Mullens, the favorite. was as good as left. Tin- winner turned up in G. W. , Kerrys I Mi la ■ which caught and tie.-tt K. T. Wilson. Jr.s Agawam in the last stride. Agawam was off to a flying start and made all the pace, while Frank Mullens, after his misfortune at the start, was rushed through to second place. The effort took wi miKii out of him that he had nothing left with which to finish. The talded history of the Elmhurst Stakes is as follows: Year. Winner. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time.; Race King M Fuller .*1.4MI l:oU, 1904 Nildick 104 H. Phillips. 1.470 1 :0.U DM 15 Leon. J. Havuian !«• .1. Kelly ... 1.300 1:01 J!**. Frank Lord .IT Garner .... 1.500 l:ooi J!H 7 Laura flay « G. Burns .. 1.H05 l:«ilj lixis Kitz Herbert Mi C. II. Shilg 1.055 l:0O IttOKTrance 10.J Musgrave- .. 1.955 1:00 I.MIW Not run this vear. 1910 A Idriau lOo Gross 075 Distance was five-eighths of a mile before this year. •Dead heat: stakes divided. A race of equal importance was the mile handicap, which went to Fashion Plate in easy style. After Ills recent goo l race with King James, it was natural that lie should Ik- the choice, though Firestone received considerable sup| ort. In the running it was Fashion Plate all the way and at the end lie lM-at Firestone easily by four lengths. Kockstone. a selling plater, raced into third place. Cohort furnished a surprise when he lasted a mile and a sixteenth to beat S. C. Hildrcths Montgomery . tin- lavorite. Whin. Kdda and Golden Sand furnished the best contest of Ihe day when they finished as named at the end of the five-eighths dash for geldings and fillies. Golden Sand had made all the 4 early pace, but faltered at the end and was beaten by a narrow margin. Myles OConnell. favorite in the last race, was carried fast in the early stages by Hildas Sister and bled in the stretch. Acumen outgnnie.l Petrouius in a long drive for first money. Fayette is Mill exceedingly lame from his race • if yesterday and lias been thrown out of training. Maskette has recovered to such an extent that she will probably start in the Mctopolitau Friday. This morning she worked a mile in 1:411 easily and pulled up a mile and an eighth in 1 :."■ . Fitz Her l»crt had his final for the race by going t ,nec-i|uar tcis in 1:15 ami he finished out the mile, hard held. in 1:4::. James R. Kccncs promising two-year-old chestnut colt. Katonah. by Hamburg Spindrift, died at Sheophcad Hay this afternoon, lie had shown better trials than any other two year-old in the Keetie stable and was engaged liberally. Trainer loon Whale n was pleasantly surprised by the way PrferilHaa took to training again this season when In- reached the Piiulico track. In winter quarters Pri-cillian did not do v. ell. but when put into active training he became a different horse entirely. The Belmont stable lost a half sister to lulbare while the string was at Pimlico. but all the other horses are in line condition. Frank Frisbie has a good-looking brown colt at Bay by Meddler out of Ilatasoo that is attracting the attention of horsemen and is believed by his trainer to he high class. This colt, called Pharaoh, is a half-brother to Fffcmli. Livonia, the smart filly purchased by S. . Mil iliith last fall from Max Uirseh. will be sent to Ken tinky to be bred.

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