Recalls Old-Time Match, Daily Racing Form, 1910-08-24


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RECALLS OLD-TIME MATCH. New York, August 23. The victory of S. C. 1111 dretbs Novelty over Thomas Mnnahan** Textile In 11, ,. 95.080 match at Saratoga recenHy recalls an other famous match won by Mr. Hihlicth with Admiration in 1990. The late William C. Whitney owned Admiration, a daughter of Kingston and Hypo 1 rite. Admiration was one of the rst really good iior-.s gallant old Kingston sent In the races Novelty Is one of the last. Kingston is «till in sen-ice al James R. Keenes Castleton stud, in Fayette County, Kentucky, but be is bending under the weigh! of years. The younger and more rigorous Htalliona at Caatletnp Prtan Pan, Hippodrome, dr. guise. Voter. Celt. Ben Brush and Delhi — are thrusting hint aside. Admiration was developed by John Madden, who sold her to Mr. Whitney. She was iu- t beginning l" make 4 reputation for speed when, in the summer of I9OO, Mr. Norton, who had won the Brooklyn and Brighton handicaps of lsfis with Ornament, brought to New York the. Patron — l.ily Hempstead mare. May Ilompslcad. May Hempstead came out of the west with a brilliant reputation made 00 the tracks of Tennessee and Kentucky. Mr. Norton and his western friends were confident that she could beat anything in t Re three year old filly line the strongest eastern stable afforded, and it was Mr. Norton who suggested that she be matched with Admiration. Just before this suggestion was made May Hemp-Stead ran a mile at Sheepshead Ray in 1:39. Mr. Whitney appealed to Mr. Hildreth. wbO was training for him al that time, as to whether Admiration CoUld beat a three-year-old filly that could run like that. Mr. Hildreth advised that the match be made, ami offered to pay whatever it coat if Admiration was beaten. Admiration easily beat May Hemp stead. Favorite in the belting Chiefly because of the Whitney money, the daughter of Kingston Stopped her rival from the west lu half a mile, and finished the mile in 1:10 or thereabouts.

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