Racing Record Of Chapultepec., Daily Racing Form, 1913-08-08


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RACING RECORD OF CHAPULTEPEC Clmpultopec whose death took place at Fort Erie Wednesday just fell short of inclusion in that ex ¬ clusive cliiss of racers composed of winners of 50000 and over his winnings during the seven sea sous that he raced figuring 48203 He won the lions share of that amount as a twoyearold and a thrcoyearold when conditions were more favorable 1or making a good showing in money won than in the succeeding years of his career But for an er ¬ ratic disposition that he developed as a young horse Uhapultepoc undoubtedly would have had much more to his credit than bo has He had quieted down somewhat in the past two or three seasons and did not give the starter and his assistants so much trouble as in his earlier days daysChapultepec Chapultepec raced as a twoyearold in the colors of Friil Burlew He ran second to Firestone in the first part of tho Double Event and scored his first victory in tin Spring Stakes at Coney Island July 4 tho celebrated King James running third Then he ran second to Stamina in the second half of the Double Kvent again beating King James A victory jn the Neptune Stakes at Brighton Beach followed Then he ran second to the incomparable Colin in tho Brighton Junior Stakes and in the Futurity Stakes at Coney Island later in the season he finished third to Colin and Bar None After a series of unplaced efforts he scored in an allowance race at New Or ¬ leans on the occasion of his final start as a two yearold yearoldAs As a threcvoarold ho won his initial start in tho New Years Handicap at New Orleans Ills next start was in the Merchants Handicap also at New Orleans and in xvhich he scored another easy vic ¬ tory Then ho beat the speedy Jack Atkin ten lengths in the King Cotton Stakes By this time the New Orleans racegoers began to regard him as in ¬ vincible and he ruled an oddson choice for the Cres ¬ cent City Derby only to meet defeat by Meelick which great threeyearold S C Hildreth had shipped from California to fill his Derby engagement at New Orleans after be had taken the threeyearold honors in the Golden State Angelus with which he was coupled In the betting as the Burlew ONeill entry beat Chapultcpcc in the City Park Derby which followed shortly and in which Meelick ran third That ended Chapultcpecs racing at New Orleans He next appeared as a contestant in the Carter Handicap at Aqueduct in which he ran third to Jack Atkin and Red River Then ho was returned winner of the Sterling Stakes at the same track After running unplaced in the Excelsior Handicap and tho Withers Stakes ho won the Carlton Stakes at Graveseud and ran third to Fair Play and King James in the Brooklyn Derby Then an unplaced start in tho Tidal Stakes won by Colin marked his final appearance in the colors of Burlew ONeill who shortly afterward sold their horses and went to Franco When he next raced it was at Santa Anita Park in southern California late in the year He carried the colors of II R Brandt and scored in a sprinting race over his oldtime antagonist Meelick Ho raced indifferently during 1000 and passed to tho possession of Harry L Shaw from whom J II Mead who had owned him for a couple of years prior to his death acquired him himChapnl Chapnl tepee as a young horse possessed dazzling speed Ills racing was for the most part confined to sprinting On December 28 1908 as a three yearold he reduced tho American record for six furlongs to 111 which performance has since IHMMI equaled but not surpassed Prince Ahmed and Priscillhtn share with Chapullepoc the distinction of holding this time record Chipnltei ecs racing record summarized by years is shown in tho sub ¬ joined tabulation tabulationChapultepec Chapultepec b h 1905 by Gerolstein Graciosity Year Ago Sts 1st 2d 3d Unp Won i i

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