New Australasian Mile: Gloaming and the Mile Record Beaten by Thespian in New Zealand, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-09


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i i ■ 1 V * s l j ! i a NEW AUSTRALASIAN MILE I Gloaming and the Mile Record Beaten bv I Thespian in New Zealand. SVDNKT. N S. W., January .-.. At the Auckland Club- fast track yesterday a new Aastransiaa mih i recard of IM% was established by Tacapiaa. which beat the middle distance ehan-.pion Gloaaaiag also in one race at tiioaming- favorite distaaee. I! wa- ! the Isliagtoa Plate, one of the cltiVs best fixtures i and again a case of youth befctg served. GkMBiiac was downed Bftei Biaeteea aacceaaive wins As the gelding recenty w ei two races ;|t Fielding lie was believed 1o be quite at Lis. heat aad va- I of cour-e. a hoi lavorite. His opponents Were the I tine. .year olds The Bawh and The-pian and thai i brilliant mare Silver Link, which on the first day of the meeting waa the Railway Baadleap of .tM ai ibree-ajaartera of a mile, with M poeads. The Hawk weat at C.loaming froCB the start ano i at the half Mile they led bv foat lengths freaa Thespiaa. Rntering the straight Gloaming loft The Hawk, but Thespian was never far away, aad Bee- i tor Gray, lately at home after riding all las i -...son in Ragiand, lasbing apoa tin- inshle. heal 1,1 Hilling two length- in the remarkable time of ::;i; ... which i- two-fifths af a second better Man th" Australian record jointly held by Greeaatead Bad Cetigae. Silver Link was iw and a half ieagtbs away froaa Gloaaaiag. which carried 1-* poaads to Thespians 111 panada It was Gloamings i firs: defeat since Poitrel defeated Mm in the Spring Slakes of 1010 at Bydaey. The winner is raced by !s breeder. G. MT. Carrie, aad is by Absurd Leta. by Ayr Laddie fraai Leading Lady, the latter betas; sisur to Melodrama. After his defeat of GkMMias Thespian was sat-arall] expected to give Winning Hit s cood raei for tiie ;r a; Xartheni Derby, but Winning nit again proved himself the best stayer ef tr. Three, yea-old-. He beat Thes-pian a length art a half. With The Hawk third, in ".::!.*.. which is a leag Waj behind Desert Golds ILILTV. in 1P1C There was a gnat totalizator shrinkage for Hie faor days, as compared with last year. On he first day it dropped fraai 31,27? to Ma7,Wa, and on the second from BSSevandW tQ MMJSIS. A decrease has been the experienee of iiany Xew /.ealaud dabs daring the paai fear BMiitaa. «

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