view raw text
JUVENILES HEAD AND HEAD1 VIRGINIA YFLL AND CORAL FURNISH AN EXCITING STRETCH DRIVE AT PIMLICO. Jockey NicU!aus in Lack When He Wins the Lin- btt ad Steeplechase with Cynosure — Veteran Trainer John Haggiaa: Dies. Phadiee, m,i.. m.|. in. Ti„. laarier Pane, todays feature race al Pimlico, rural •in-,! a srdeudM roe-teat, in urhiea Virginia Veil heal Coral eat by :i head in .i drivtag finish, which listed from the top f the Ikhik- I ,-i-t li t" the fiaishias; Mark. Tula pair li: l iiii. ra ■ between tin in froai the start, with Coral baring ;i slight advaatage aattl in the List fifty yards, where Virginia r*ell headed the Parr jNauagabr-r. A purse of 1,280 waa given hjr the Maryland Jockey Clab and the conditions called far :i dash af five-eighths. The roaaHtioTiit af the Uaatead Bteeutechaae stipulated ttat starters should be riddea bjr Jockeys who had lever ridden a wiaaer Bad that the Maryland Jocto ;.- Clnli would lies al the successful rider 00. Jockey a. Ni-ki.m . proved tbi lucky hoy. He had the mount an Cyuosure aad rode .-i good rare. Cyan sure was :i far back follower in the early running. but whea roamed i ii his rider, he rushed to the front aad, after taking aa easy lead, area la n raater. Joseph Edward, traiaer af the Uiraaal Stable horses, baa am ngi d to -~ii ii eight of the striae; back t» the stock fana that Heary Watteraoa receatly pun ha mil :it Wawareiag, Dkter county. New York. The consignment will include the stallion i;i Piaero, by Uacle Herodia, which waa bred in Frame by Clarence Mackay; Nyack, Dablia Mary aad Kan Tan will be fired, wkfle Conceit, Babbling Braak aad Free Lave will be turned oat uati] aext fall. Baddy, which will be included in the shipment, ; will he bred to Kl Diaero. The remaiader of the striag will l e shipped to Toronto May 10. Larry Bbeiaheim shipped the B. T. Tatoa striae and Eugene Whalea the Marion Btahie horses to Jamaica today. f John sktaarJaa Dead in Texas. Simon Healy received word from Texas this morning af the death of John Haggiaa, one of Americas greatest trainers, who died at his boaae at Psuahear, Fort Basal county. Texas. Mr. Healy waa for uumj year- i oasa i tt d with the late Joha Haggeas, whin he was caaaected with Herman Duryea. It was Joha Haggiaa who traiaed Volodyov ski whea the latter carried the color* of the late William c. Whitaej to rictory in the Una m Derby. He bad a host of friends aatoag the bocBeaiea aad was sacceaaful la ids rhaaea profession. He arsa reputed to ha a wealthy man and retired from active participation ia racing several years ago. A division ot the atahnea of .i. K. Wideaer, 11. W. Bage. F. Ambrose lark. Thomas Hitchcock aad 0. It. Fenwiek will be shipped to Brhaial Terminal to participate ia the raciag which begiae at that mi!;. on Saturday. Mr. Hitchcock is seadiag Bryador, the rwa time wiaaer at Pimlico this spring. Mr. and Mrs. -I . K. L. Bona wr-,- visitor* ai Pimlico. They came dawa from Moatreal and will remain for the rest af the meeting. There will be a aaectiag of the Thoraaghbred Horse Association ,.t the Suburban at 8 p. m. Friday. May II. Pred Sayaer has arranged to make Cue engage mciits of Jockeys K. Hayaca and W. Collins la Canada this year. The former v ill rid" for .!. S. I Tyree. while Collins will ride for J. K. 1.. Ito-s. Neither of the lads have a mount as yet la the Kings Plate. The famous Woodlawa Vaee, which will be presented to the owaer of the wiaaer af the Preak-ness ,st. kes. which will be run at Plaalico oo Batar-day, was exhibited a the ctutmewse lawn this afternoon and waa nricli admired. Woodlavn Y.iie Handsome Trophy. When Bhuithusi won the Woodlawa Vase two years in aaccrssioa it became the piowtity af Mr. Clyde, win, geaerously put it up for eoaapetitioa again. The Woodlawa Paae is coaaideted the band-soonest trophy raced for la this or aaj other coua-try. I Oaarge Pbillipa is looking after the int. -rests of jockey .1. Williams aad is making that lads en-gagt meats here. Sam Louis baa decided to take ■ striag of borsea to WDmiagtoa for the three days meeting which begins there aexl Tharaday, May 17. The horses will be in charge af Jimmy Johnston. T. W. OBrien also will send a anaaher of racers, as win Billy Oliver, Praak Herohj and Frank Tarbia. Jockey Troxler is goiag over to ride aad a number of other riders, a/ha have beea in the saddle at Pimlico, will also go. Otto Townsend is arrangiag for the shipment of horses from PhaHco. There will he M lack af horses for the half mile meetings which start the day after the eteeiag of Pimlico. More tlian 25#J racers, it is expected will participate in the meetings. Among theaa who have asaasaawed that they w ill take part in the half mile tracks are Frank Frislde with 13: B. 1ttcr-baek, •"; George Breatoa, t: N. K. Beal, ! : J. A. IaiiBle. 4: W. C. Cappa, »: l S. Wlahard, «: W. C. Westmoridaiid. 4: John Shields. 4; J. I.. Jones. 7: J. M. Black, -J; It. Patee, 2; M. KeOey 8; J. W. Hedrick. : B, I . Varter. 7; U. Rites. 3: K. Mclherson. :i: J. Strauss. .",; 15. Mock. .",: A. ;■*•-din. L; C. Reynolds. 3: Benor Del lltrrio, 7; N. UroT.n, «; J. H. BhsMte, 7.