Wilson Luck Continues: Advent of Rain Aid to Naushon in the United States Hotel Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1910-08-11


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WILSON LUCK CONTINUES ADVENT OF RAIN AID TO NAUSH0N IN THE UNITED STATES HOTEL STAKES. Favored by the Going, Hail-Brother to Gunfire Wins Valuable Race with Ease — Steeplechase Jockey Heider Suspended. Saratoga, N. Y.. Angust 1« .— Richard T. Wilson, Jr., won tadny the rich United States Hotel Stakes tor two-year-olds with his colt, Naushon, a half-brother to Gunfire that has repeatedly shown that he is one of the topnotclnrs. The Wilson luck that bad much to do with the easy victory of Olambala in the Saratoga Handicap again manifested itself in the running of the race, which was worth ,i!H net to the winner. A heavy rainstorm before the running of the Saratoga Handicap reunited in S. C. Hildreth withdrawing both Pita Herbert and Dalmatian and track conditions had much to do with the defeat of Rallot. .lames H. Kecnes starter. Early this morning another heavy downpour came to tlie assistance of Mr. Wilson and again James R. Keene was the sufferer. Iron Mask, the most dangerous contender that Naushon met in the held of the United States Hotel Stakes, was at a disadvantage in tlie soft going. Though rain fell intermittently all afternoon, there was a big crowd on hand to cheer Naushona victory. The track had been carefully prepared for the running of the stake and for that reason was not as heavy as it otherwise would have been, but it was trying for horses that prefer firm footing. August Belmont withdrew both Footprint and Watervale. the pair he had named overnight, and another change in the field sit [Mist time was the adding of Silver Bruah by F. A. Forsythe. Notter, who had the leg up on Iron Mask, rushed him away from the barrier and he had speed enough, even in going that was not to his liking, to show the way to the head of the stretch. Naushon. as a matter of fact, was the only one that could race witli him. He trailed along within a length of the son of Disguise to the head of the stretch. There Rutwell called on him and when the real test came he easily raced over Iron Mask to win wifh great ease by four lengths. Iron Mask as easily saved second money from S. C. HHdreth* Novelty, one that was third from start to finish. Apart from the Fnited States Hotel Stakes the card was rather ordinary, and it was considerably reduced by scratching on account of the heavy condition of the track. In the steeplechase six horses raced and Gold Plate. II. S. Pagos starter, was the only one that did not finish. He was going along well wbeh he made a mistake at tlie Liverpool on the second turn of the course and fell. Fortunately. Saffel. who Had the mount, escaped serious injury and was on his feet before the horse was up. The race was won by old Ryzantine. making it his second score of tlie meeting. He was ridden by his owner. Nat Ray. and. as in his previous race", had to be hard driven to take the lead, though at the finish he was nicely in hand to beat Touchwood, the favorite. Which had lit out most of the purr Hylda. a filly that showed a great deal of speed in her previous effort, was the one to hike third, and as a result of his listless ride Jockey R. Heider was suspended for the rest of the meeting. He was called into ihe stand after the race and asked to explain why he hail permitted the Blly to drop far out of the running for the first turn of the course, and his explanation did not satisfy the stewards. Before the races there was a sale of horses in training in the haddock. The best prices were paid for August Belmont* two-vear-ohls. Heretic and Horn Dance. They brought 88 each, the first named going to C. J. Quinn and tlie other to P. Dunne. Feather Duster was sold for 00 to J. W. May and W. L. Powers paid 08 for Naughty Lad. Tubal went to J. J. Hyland for 50. Tomorrow the yearlings of Runnymoilo and Race-land Studs, as well as some other consignments, will go under the hammer.

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