Gordon Reduces A Record: Holland Two-Year-Old Cuts Havre De Grace Mark For Half A Mile.; Decisively Beats Opponents to Which He Is Conceding Weight in Germantown Selling Stakes--Some of the Favorites Disappoint., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-26


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GORDON REDUCES A RECORD HOLLAND TWOYEAROLD CUTS HAVRE DE GRACE MARK FOR HALF A MILE Decisively Beats Opponents to Which He Is Con ¬ ceding Weight in Gcrmantown Selling Stakes Some of the Favorites Disappoint Havre de Grace Md April 25 The twoyear old races here this afternoon resulted in the break ¬ ing of one track record and the equaling of another In winning the first race Uncle Jinmile ran four and a halt furlongs in 54 while Gordon made the new record of 48f for half a mile when he wou the Germantown Selling Stakes in which some fair youngsters went to the post Several of them wene making their maiden eiTort and two of the llrst time starters Veilchen and Canto finished second and third as named Veilchen started out In promis ¬ ing fashion by dashing into a long lead irijihe first quarter but Gordon respoiided in the stretch with n gcod burst of speed and wearing the leader down drew away into an easy lead at the finish It was not an especially good day for thb followers of fa ¬ vorites as several that were heavily backed were beaten The greatest disappointment Was Phyllis Antoinette which failed to place in the fifth race Aldebaran raced her into subjection in the first halt mid she quit badly in the homestretch Binck fords defeat was due to the Incompetent ride that W Burns gave him When the harrier was sprung1 he pulled np and then went wide all the way Blackford closed a big gap but coldd never get to the leader The only runup of the afternoon came after Donald Macdonald won ther closing dash He was bid up from 800 to 1805 by K G Martin owner of Hasson which finished second and was re ¬ tained tainedP P S P Randolph is reported as having the most promising threeyearold jumper at Pimlico shown this season by the steeplechase sharps in Hepentant The horse lias schooled In faultless fashion taking the jumps in his stride He will be nominated for the Hiirbor Hill and other important steeplechase stakes stakesWalter Walter C Edwardsf secretary ot the Metropolitan Jockey Club at Jamaicas was rSvlsitor here this afternoon The condition lx ok of tlie Jamaica meet ¬ ing will be held back until about two weeks before that meeting begins so that the secretary will be able to make the races suit the material available W availableW P Scully who shipped several twoyearolds here from Lexington reports the loss of the filly Averis by Planudes Majella Avcris contracted fever en route here and died soon after being un ¬ loaded loadedIt It is reported that John Powers will take over the horses of Francis J Pons on May t Powers for ¬ merly trained Jack Atkin and other horses for Barney Schreiber Jack Goldsborough will ship the Monahan string to Pimlico on Sunday Textile is reported to lie training springGeorge well this spring George P Kustis who races Shaeklefori in this country and Alfred Noble and Utmost in France soiled for Kurope this afternoon Before leaving he arranged for the shipment of the thoroughbred Xlaque to France where he will be used as a polo pony It is possible that Mr Kustis may ship the horses ho is racing on the other side back to this country countryThe The Russian ambassador who is an enthusiastic racegoer has reserved box 27 at Pimlico for that meeting meetingJockey Jockey LexingtonThomas Teahan left last night for Lexington Thomas II McCreery who trained with marked success for F Ambrose Clark Frederick Johnson and others a few seasons back has been spending several days in New York Mr McCreery is live stock agent for a San Francisco capitalist whose ranch is the largest in San Joaquln County Cal Mr Mc ¬ Creery reix rts II T Gritliu Lester Reiff William Gritfin and Dr II K Howell who were prominent in California racing are now doing well in real estate and other ventures In the vicinity of San Francisco

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