Sager Repeats like Good Racer: Schreiber Colt Wins the Fourth of July Handicap at Fort Erie in Impressive Fashion, Daily Racing Form, 1910-07-05


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SAGER REPEATS LIKE GOOD RACER. Schreiber Colt Wins the Fourth of July Handicap at Fort Erie in Impressive Fashion. Buffalo. N. Y.. July 4. — Barnty Pehri Bnra Ban nock hum rait, Sager, came back at Fort Brie today alter his Derby victory of Saturday and won the fourth of July" Handicap from a band of all aged banes. He came from behind and won going away by a length ami a half from Plandmore. running the mile and seventy yards in 1:122. This is within one fiflh of a second of the American record for the distance. Sagcrs victory this afternoon was an Impressive one. After being crowded back until he was last Of his held entering the backslretch, Sager gradually Improved his position and finished like a really good rait. The uuoonitloa that he met Included some of the best handicap horses on the ground, among them being Fort Johnson. Orbed Lad. IMandnVare, John Beardoa and Tom Hay ward. Tile program was made up of eight races and the attendance was even larger than on the opening day. favorite* divided honors with outsiders. Unsuccessful choices being John Ieiidvrgrast . Sager. EMa Beau and John Irilhn II. The latter shows a sudden return to form after rather an indifferent showing on Saturday, when he finished sixth in practically the samr company. class Lenders performance in the steeplechase whs a disappointment, for at no stage of the rua-1Ihg was he prominent. Ike selling war which lias been Intermittently going on here broke out afresh when Sam Lewis lM«.sted F.ltin Beau !C K after he beat Flying Foot stone in the fifth race, Fllin Beau was protected and bought in. and Bd Whvto, trainer or the latter, retaliated by claiming Plying Footsteps for ,300. John Powers has arranged to ship Sager back to New York in the morning.* Hi will probably return for the next a ting with Jack Atfcla to till his engagement ill the rich Dominion Handicap. Robert Davits stable arrived from Hamilton this ruing ii charge of .1. It. Walker. Baijnea is reported t.. have broken down after his lace in the Canadian Derby on Saturday. Judge Nelson lias referred the onestioa of pay incut of Saturdays steeplechase purse to the Cans dtaa Itacing Associations, which body will hold a Heeling at the Foil Eric track on Thursday. Edward Tribe. of A. B. Dades assistants. has heea engaged to do the starting at the meeting to be given at Denver tills summer. Captain Presgrave will send sixteen of his horses from here to Windsor at the conclusion of the present meeting. The remainder will go to Saratoga. It. D. Williams will also semi his siable to Saratoga. Secretary London of the Hamilton Jockey Club announces that no stakes will be given at their fall meeting. All of the purses will be increased, however, and will range in value from $.".in» to .ihm». which will make the meeting one of the most Important on the Canadian circuit. .1. K. Tbompaof] purchased the three year-old Avlnier from Thomas Clyde this morning ami the Ml ran lu the Thompson interests I bis afternoon.

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