Zeus Shows His Quality: Hildreth Colt Wins Walden Stakes Under Sensational Circumstances.; Forced to Overcome Great Deal of Interference and Scores in Final Stride--Barney Schreiber Receives Offer of 5,000 for Jack Atkin., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-23


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ZEUS SHOWS HIS QUALITY HILDRETH COLT WINS WALDEN STAKES UNDER SENSATIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES Forced to Overcome Great Deal of Interference and Scores in Final Stride Barney Schreiler Re ¬ ceives Offer of 25000 for Jack Atkin Baltimore Md October 22 S C Hildrcths Adam iolt Zeus showed a smart i erforniance in tin Valdeii Stakes the hicf feature of the excel ¬ lent program ofleml l y the Marvland Jockey Club it Piniiico this afternoon Zeus was ridden by C II Shilling ovennine much interference and closing with si great hurst of speed got ui in the closing stride to beat Cherish a nose on the post It was a great display of sameness and showed that IIHdreth lias In Mils youngster a worthy companion to the Kreat Novelty Two of the eight carded in the Walden were withdrawn while Stinger Kingpin Troy Weight and Horizon were added Up to the last sixteenth it looked as if one of the added starters wtmld win for with the release of the harrier Stinger dashed to the front and drew away into an easy lead which he maintained until well inside the final furlong where there was a general lifting of positions The start was one of Mr Dades worst efforts the field being sent away from the post in straggling fashion with Horizon turned tle wrong way of the track Zeus a slow beginner broke well enough but in the run to the first turn Touch Me cut across from the outside to the inside ujd collided with Zeus knocking the latter off his stride and forcing Shilling to pull up to keep from falling Tills mishap put Zeus completely out of tlie running and in the run down the baekstrctch his chances of ever getting to the leaders looked Imjieless The colt closed with great courage in the last half mile and Shilling rode one of bis best finishes Maroinara which finished third also Miowed a smart performance and is evidently a bet ¬ ter filly than rated She ran in the name and in i rests of Mrs II W Walden who purchased her lliis morning of Louis Garth GarthThe The Klkridge Steeplechase over a three in lies rush and timlxr course found the five starters fin Iidilliff ivllbotit a mishap Tile conditions of the race called for gentlemen riders in hunting pink The winner turned up in Adventurer with Mr Dion Kerr in the saddle i In the Amateur Cup at one mile on the flat which also called for gentlemen riders Mr Fleischrnann landed his own horse Diillcare winner by a length from Ir Barkley after a stirring stretch drive driveFive Five of the ix purses were won by favorites and the layers all reported heavy losses on the after lions play Shilling rode two winners Shannon and Zens ZensNegotiations Negotiations are under way for the sale of Jack At kiiu The party wishing to purchase the horse is Mipposed to IM Giorge II Easterbrook of Denver Oio who offered Mr Schrelber 23000 for the liorse while Mr Schrelber bolus him at just twice that amount The deal is till hanging fire but it looks as If a transfer may be made next week Mr SchrellHr itports that he has a sister to Jack Atkin at Woodbinds which Is named Clara Atkin uit f compliment to Mrs Jack Atkin He also lias a weanling brother to the great iorse that is said to be by far the bestlooking youngster on the farm farmThomas Thomas Welsh the wellknown trainer wasi re ¬ moved to his home in Gravesend yesterday His friends supposed that he was suffering from an acute attack of rheumatism but a leading local jilivsician after examining him yesterday diagnosed i I illness as locomotor ataxia Mr Welsh lias lieen one of the foremost trainers in America for the last decade During the past season he handled liorsis for Harry Payne Whitney August Bclmont Newcastle Stable and Woodliaveii Stable StableAt At a sale of horses held in the paddock at Pim lieo previous to the races this afternoon ten were 0 pcsed of as follows followsYearlings Yearlings property of II G Oxnnrd Chestnut filly l y Islington Rose Prim PrimSamuel Samuel Itoss 10 10hestntit hestntit gelding by Islington Smirr Samuel SamuelIlOSS IcU IcUIllown IlOSS Illown nYlyl nYlylbyHawkswick byHawkswick Bit of Spice SpiceMr Mr Hcrlicrt iiu iiuChestnut Chestnut colt by Islington Golden Grain W WH 110 110Property H Martin Property of Woodhaven Stable The Squire cli g r by Prince of Melbourne Homespun J Mahoney flilHi flilHiLadantte Ladantte b f l r Disguise Ladaglne LadaglneJ J A Bennet Property of H P Whitney labr Wolf br S C by Hamburg Geisha GeishaP M MPrince P M Walker Prince Iun erial and Five Aces were not offered offeredCroydon Croydon and Margaret were sold to l R Martin Martinrrfter rrfter Dullcare won the Amateur Cup Dave Wood fnl trainer for the Beverwyck Stable boosted him which was 900 over his entered sMling 1B1 5 iici The owner of the horse bought him in

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