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AQUEDUCT MEETING AT END ROSE QUEEN ONLY FAVORITE TO WIN ON CLOSING DAY. .i ■ Ncrbitt Takes the Corona Stakes and Duke of Or- , I monde Beats Follie Levy — Metropoli- tan Jockey Engagements. i New Y..rk. Mav 12. -This was Hip last day at Aqueduct ;in.l Bmw Qwm was tin- only winning favorite. Ill.- Corona was marred l y scratches and J oiilv Hire*- w.nt to lb.- imisi. II went to Xorbitt. J Hi.- best hacked 11I the trio. though Dandelion wa:- 1 lirst choice ai imisi linn-. ;uy Haruvr began well 1 bv piloting thro.- winners. Iml lost on Dandelion 1 through being tvpeatcdl shuttled back im tin- rail 1 1 all through tin- running- Another Hil lr *th horse 1 !«• fail uas Woodcraft, favorite in tin- second. When I be was beaten b Ed Hall. .1. It. Marquette. Jr.. I claimed him for jl.0411. I Duk.- ol Ormonde upset -al -ulatioiis when he ] raifcl ami lieat Follb Levy after the IMom filly | had lieen used excessively in forcing the pace. Rose Queen smothered her eom|iaiiy with s|M-ed and in 1 llie maiden raee It. Ha tiers Florimel made a run- j awav of it to lieat Flora Liana. The condensed history of the Corona Stakes is as 1 follow-: Year. Winner. A.W:. Jo.-kev. Val. Time. , BMt Setauk.-f 4 KM Fuller |UK 1 :-»« IWH l»e lt-szke .". WH Sliaw 1.360 1 :45« 10O5 l.rd Madge.... 0 107 Crinimins .. l.:!45 1:46 MM Grenade 5 MS Garner 1.130 1 :4 i 1907 Juggler 4 1WK Mountain .. 1.385 1:44* IMS Tilling 4 100 E. Dugau .. 1.240 1:48 lWIt Not run Hi is year. P.iio Xorhiti S 100 Butwoll ... m 1:40?. Fay.-tt.- is lu-oken down and may never be brought back to the races. II.- went lame winning the Long rteaeh Handi-ap and his injury has siaee be -ome : more serious than at first exacted. Stilling and Taplin will ride the Hildreth pan- in the Metropolitan. The probable starters and jockey* for the Metropolitan are as follows: Horse. Owner. Jockey. Wt. King James. . . H.-C. Hildreth. C. H. Shilling. 120 Firestone S. . llildreth. Taplin HO R.-Migoiictie. .. S. f. Hildreth. i. Garner HO Maskette f. R. Kcene... lint Well 12:! Piis.illian . Belmont K. Dugau «.11S High Private. . C. 0. Smilhson.G. Archibald 112 Stanley lav. . W. Walker M. McGee HO Fashion Plate, .Oneek Stable. . Creevy MB There was some surprise that the name of Kitz Herbert did not appear in. the Metropolitan list, for he has been working well and seemed to lie ready. However, he has a. great many more good engagements and he is not being rushed by trainer Tavlor. Firestone was left in to represent Hildreth should the track iM-eame heavv. Should it remain fast he will tic scratched. The main steeplechase course at Belmont Park was opened Tnosdav for schooling, or really trials, by c.indidales for the several fixtures to he run at tin- coming meeting. Bartl-tt Mdx-nnans Agent, a ei ..nipauieil by Bn-nder. went a turn of the field in brilliant style. Trainer William Hogan has sue cecded in bringing Agent around to liis nest form after the son of George R«-ssler — Ricobar went wrong last season. Fred Willialins. who rode in the colors of the Pros|iect Stable a year ago. had the mount on Agent in this move through the field in preparation for the Whitney Memorial to be run Saturday. May 21. Silas Veitch broucht ottt a couple of eligibles for the same stake. Riifus and Xestor. The former, owned bv Michael J. Leonard, is a natural jumper. He took all the fences in an accomplished manner and is sure to lie a fac*or whenever started. Like most of the get of Star Ruby Rufus is well gaited. He recovers quickly, getting into his stride immediately after clearing the most difficult object. Nestor will carry the «-olors of M. I.. Schwartz in one of the early events at this course. Trainer Veitch has taken partimlar -pains with this fellow, having galloped the Golden Garter gelding himself ilming H arlv spring months. Xestor is built on .-yen lines and is a type easily handled by a capable horseman. Jockeys .M. Henderson and John Kertuath will do the riding for this siahle. Of the recent arrivals from Plmlico. R. W . Waldcii. with thirteen horses. John Whalen. with the August Belmont string of hfteen. and Preston Burch. with twelve, went to Belmont Park track. To She.psli.ad Ba went James Fitzsiuinionis with fourteen W. ». Scully with fourteen. T. E. Mannix with eb-yeii. T. Oi.noliuv with fourteen. J. Hewitt with fourteen. It. E. Watkins with ten fltid W. D. Althouse wii:i twelve. John Powers" string, belonging to Bariny RekrHbar and II. L. Shaw, nuinliered seyenteeii. and is quartered at Gravcsend.