Ten Point Makes Good: A. L. Astes Kentucky Derby Candidate Beats Crack Sprinters In The East.; Makes Auspicious Debut as Three-Year-Old by Winning Belair Handicap at Havre de Grace and His Derby Stock Goes Up., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-23


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TEN POINT MAKES GOOD A L ASTES KENTUCKY DERBY CANDIDATE BEATS CRACK SPRINTERS IN THE EAST Makes Auspicious Debut as ThreaYearOld by Win ning Belair Handicap at Havre de Grace and andHis His Derby Stock Goes Up Havre do Grace Mil April 22 Three Kentucky Derby eligibles went to the post this afternoon In the feature race here the Belair Handicap and they finished one two three It was a dash of six furlongs for threeyearolds and over and what was considered the pick of the sprinters now racing1 on the eastern circuit made up the field Tht winner turned un in A L Astes Ten Point which made all of his own pace and won in hand by a couple o lengths It was Ten Points initial ap ¬ pearance as a threeyearold and there was doubt in some quarters as to his being ready to beat seasoned sprinters like Caugh Hill and Grover Hughes Aftor his race this afternoon the general impression among horsemen was that the horse that beats Ten Point in the Kentucky Derby will have to show a recordbreaking performance if lie retains his present form Ten Point ran the first quarter in 23 and the half mile In 47 The official time for the race was 113 but many watches caught it 112 Buskin which finished second also showed a splendid performance coining from the rear and closing with splendid courage One of the assistant starters had hold of Frederick L at the post and he left the barrier fiatfooted But for this he would have been a keen factor in the struggle struggleAfter After Trade Mark won the fifth race she changed hands Larry Carey acting for the Beverwyck Stable bidding her up from 500 to 1500 at which figure he secured her herThe The IIarford Agriculture and Breeders Associa ¬ tion will make application to the Jockey Club for fall dates from September 10 to September 30 It is the intention of the club to request the racing commission to permit the continuation of book making makingFrancis Francis T Pons has arranged to send six horses from here to Kentucky He will divide his stable and the Kentucky division will probably be in charge of John Powers John Furlong Judge Wright and Jack Kellogg will he among the horses that Mr Pons will send to Louisville Judge Wright Is being galloped again but still shows signs of lame ¬ ness Another foal by Tony Bonero out of Elsie Bramble has arrived at the Pous farm in Tennessee The Star Shoot stallion Great Heavens has been mated eightThere with ten mares and Tony Bonero with eight There are rumors that another track may be built in South Carolina the coming summer on an island just across the state line from Savannah Ga Alec Doyle of Savannah is one of the promoters of this new course The idea is to race about ten days at Columbia thirty at Savannah and thirty at Charles ¬ ton tonE E C Smith one of the local stewards who is stopping at the club house at Piinlico reports that there are ntxnit 150 horses at that Maryland track The stables of August Belmont Thomas Clyde G U Tompkins A Henry Hlgglnson J Howard Lewis and William Garth have arrived during the past week and fully fifty jumpers are among those on hand handFrank Frank McGinty one of the assistant starters broke Ills hand on Sunday while schooling the mare Cberryola CberryolaItohcrt Itohcrt Davies of Toronto Ont who wintered his horses at Benulng shipped his entire string to Toronto yesterday His inability to secure stalls here was responsible for his early shipment to Canada

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