Rich Prize To Jack Atkin: Most Famous Son Of Sain Wins The 0,000 Dominion Handicap.; Surprises the General Public by Staying Mile and a Quarter and Showing Exceptional Gameness in Stretch Drive--John Reardon Runner-Up., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-05


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HIGH PRIZE TO JACK ATKIN HOST FAMOUS SON OF SAIN WINS THE 10000 DOMINION HANDICAP Surprises the General Public by Staying Mile and a aQuarter Quarter and Showing Exceptional Gameness Gamenessin in Stretch Drive John Beardon EunncrTJp Buffalo N Y Octol er 4 Jack Atkin hero of ninny a wellfought contest and one of the famous SJlI lp11 r tllc American turf added the 10 1MH Dominion Handicap to his wonderful record at 1ort Erie this afternoon Eight thousand enthusiasts cheered Barney Schreibers sturdy old racer to vic ¬ tory and when Jack Atkin cantered back to the judges stand enthusiasm ran riot That the horses victory was a surnrise was evidenced by the fact that he was neglected in the betting lie went to t lie post at odds of 10 to 1 the longest price laid against him in many a day It was generally sup posea that the route was farther than Jack Atkin cared to go but in todays struggle he displayed rare gamcncss stalling off determined challenges first from John Keardon then from Donald Macdon am and finally again from John Reardon ReardonThe The six carded went to the post with Olambala always favorite at about even money The fact that his trainer decided to ride the lightweight Glass instead of a stouter lad cut no figure and they backed the horse with confidence There was very little Jcliiy at the post and when the barrier was released Archibald ol eying instructions sent Jack Atkin to the front After settling into a nice posi ¬ tion the son of Sain El Salado was rated along at an even pace Olarahala was last before they liad gone a sixteenth and remained In that position until well around the far turn when he l effan to novi up In the meantime McCahey was following Jack Atkin closely with John Reardon Entering the homestretch the field bunched and Wilson sent Itonald Macdonald up with a bold challenge At the furlong post it looked as if the latter might head tho leader but when Archibald shook Jack Atkin P a bit the latter responded and stalled off Don ¬ ald Macdonalds rush Another dangerous factor loomed up at once however in John Reardon which had been In keen pursuit of the leader from the stnrt When McCahey settled down for a drive John Knmlon rrftpbuded gamely and gradually Improving hia jiosUiou was creeping up to the leader with wvty stride Through the last twenty yards thev raced head and head with the result that Jack Atkin actually out pained the other horse bv a head Olambala was third lie was taken on the outside of his company when Glass made his move and overed much more ground than the first two Glass rode a good race but was not strong enough to do this sluggish horse justice A wreath of American beauties was placed over Jack Atkins neck by timer Mills and the horse was paraded over the track Hi was given a great ovation by the layers in account of their friendship for the horses owner ownerJohn John Powers sent Jack Atkin to the pest trained In the hour He had used great patience in working the horse np to the notch where lie would last the mile and a quarter route and ills instructions to Jockey Archibald were followed with great precision The first mile in the race was run in 13S3 and the niile and a quarter in 204 a new Canadian record for the distance the previonse mark being 05 made by Josepli E Seagrams Inferno at Woodbine in inOC The winners share of the stake was 725O Jack Atkin now holds two Canadian records his seveneighths at Blue Bonnets this fall In l24s also being the record for that distance Mr SchreilxT announced after the nice that he would xhip Jack Atkin from here to Louisville and that after the Lntonia meeting came to a close that the home would be retired for the season and go into winter quarters at his farm in Missouri During bin career on the turf Jack Atkin has won some ¬ thing like XO 00 00Three Three favorites won but it is doubtful if the iHHiks profited much on the afternoons business as nome of the winners found support at the liberal odds quoted against them themOne One of the biggest surprises of the day was the defeat of the 1 to favorite Scmnrolus in the opening dash The colt looked to outclass his com ¬ pany and showed good speed until well into the stretch but when Onager challenged he quit When IIP pulled up it was found that Semprolus had bled which accounted for his stopping so suddenly suddenlyImprint Imprint winner of the fifth race was lioostod 000 over her entered price of 900 by J McManus but was Itonght in by her owner S A Clopton re ¬ taliated by claiming Muff which finished second and E F Condran who was represented in the race bv Marsh Light claimed Moncrcif While Itelng galloped this morning the twoyear old Twickenham picked np a nail and was excused from starting by the stewards Jockey McCahey who came on from Baltimore to ride John Reardon departed tonight for Marlboro where he will ride the horses that W R Midgicy Is training for G GBarnev Barnev Schreilter who arrived last night was so Pin ted oVrr Jack Atkins victory that he offered the sorvlces of his stallion Sain to any mare that It T WllHin Jr knight select fo send on to his Wood II IVttingill officiated as one of the stewards here this afternoon

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