Rain Falls In The East: Mud Runners Get Chance To Win Purses At End Of Belmont Park Program.; Well-Backed-Horses Make Almost a Clean Sweep of Card--Anytime Carries Colors of Andrew Miller to Victory in Suffolk Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1913-07-29


view raw text

RAIN FALLS IN THE EAST MUD RUNNERS GET CHANCE TO WIN PURSES AT END OF BELMONT PARK PROGRAM WellBacked Horsed Make Almost a Clean Sweep Sweepof of Card Anytime Carries Colors of Andrew AndrewMiller Miller to Victory in Suffolk Stakes Xew York July 28 The first four races decided at Bclmont Park this afternoon were run over a fast track Then came a terrific rain storm whicli lasted until long after racegoers left the track s o that the last two purses were at the mercy oC the mud runners The storm was at its worst during the running of the steeplechase as the rain came down in torrents while it was so dark that It was only with difficulty that the colors could be distinguished The race was won by the favorite Shannon River and only three of the six starters finished The other three lost their riders during the race aud two of them Fain and Murphy re ¬ ceived bad looking falls but the soft condition of the course permitted them to escape unhurt unhurtThe The horses again ran to form this afternoon so that the public had the better of the argument with the layers as favorites and wellbacked horses won every race but the closing one oneThis This event was made interesting by the fact that Figinnv the twovearold for which Clifford A Cochran paid John K Madden 7000 a few days ago was making his first appearance in a race while it was also the debut of Mr Cjochran as an owner The colors selected by hint ire green gold hoops and green cap The purse was regarded as being at the mercy of Figinny which had shown some fast work and he was at all times an oddson choice But In view of the fact that the get of Disguise the sire of Figinny vn a rule do not care much for the mud many re ¬ frained from speculating on the race and they acted wisely After a peculiarly run race Figinny was beaten a head by the 10 to 1 shot Lilly Orme The last named was the leader for three furlongs then Butwell sent Figinny into the lead As lie at once took a lead of two lengths it appeared t4 be all over but the shouting Another furlong found Lily Orme again in front by a length and then in the last sixteenth Figinny closed with a great burst of speed but it was not nlte enough as Lily Orme lasted long enough to Win by a short head headThe The stake attraction of the day was the Suffolk a selling affair for twoyearolds and Andrew Miller furnished the winner in Anytime one of the choices of the race She dashed to the front on the far turn but in the last three furlongs Wooden Shoes gave her quite an argument At the end he faltered and Anytime was able to draw out to win by three parts of a length lengthThe The condensed history of the Suffolk Stakes is as follows Year Winner AVt Jockey Val Time 1903 Xinepin 109 Bullman 15SO 55 1904 AAater AAaterside ide 107 F ONeill 1590 50 1005 Special License 97 R MDaniel 1370 54 1900 Tlleing 97 Powers 1470102 1907 Rustle OOF Swain 1540 101 1908 Trance 109 Musgrave 1525100 1910 Ladasette 94 G Garner 075 54 1913 Anytime 107 Butwell 075 113 113Run Run at four flnd onehalf furlongs previous to 1900 Xot run in 1909 Xo racing in 1911 and 1912 1912William William Garth saddled two winners during the afternoon taking the steeplechase with Shannon River for Ral Parr and the second race with Fred Mulholland for AAoods Stockton StocktonThe The horses of R T AAilson president of the Saratoga Association were shipped to the Spa this evening AAilson has a large stable of horses In training including two good jumpers Penobscot and Owauux Beaucoup won the third race for Mr Wilson today It was the luckiest kind of a win for had not Reybourn the oddson choice done his usual running out trick on the stretcli turn he would surely have won AAhen Reybourn ran out Reaueoup dashed into a threelengths lead but in the final furlong Beaucoup had lo do his best to withstand the rush of Reybourn Jimmy ReybournJimmy Rutwoll rode two winners during the day having had the mounts on Fred Mulholland and Anvtinie

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1910s/drf1913072901/drf1913072901_1_12
Local Identifier: drf1913072901_1_12
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800