Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of April 11, 1904, Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-11


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— ■ - — , _ Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of April II, 1904. Racing at Washington, D. C, Memphis and San Francisco. Only four fillies went to the post for the Tennessee Oaks at Memphis today. Captain S. S. Browns chestnut filly, Audience, by Sir Dixon — Sallie McClelland demonstrated that she was much the best of the band that started, leading all the way and winning pulled up by two lengths. Lady Lavish was s?c-ond and Outwai third. Vestina Belle alsD ran. The Brown filly was a prohibitive favorite in ! the books, being held at 2 to 5, while from 4 all the way up to 20 to 1 could be had on the others. The net value of the stake to Captain Brown was ,620. Of the fillies that ran in the Ardelle Stakes a few days ago, Mits Inez, Charleys Aunt, Lady Ellison, Useful Lady, Voltirce and Ame-liana can all be set down as us?ful performers that, barring accidents, should win right along in their class at the other meetings up the line. Mr. Schorrs brown filly, Charleys j Aunt, is a greyhound type, of medium size, but with plenty of substance. Mr. Schorrs other candidate, Useful Lady, by Russel— Useful, an ill used mare, had outworked everything around the track. The stable depend ence was placed on her, and little attention was paid to Charleys Aunt, as it was believed that UVeful Lady would gallop home in front of her field. The unexpected happened, however, Useful Lady, w hile she ran a good race, 1 was not equal to the occasion when the pinch came at the end, and it was Charleys Aunt I that stood the gaff and was only beaten a nose by Ellisons Miss Inez. Robbins out-finished Fisher. Charleys Aunt had the race won a hundred yards from the wire, and would have won had the riders been reversed. Putting aside the doubtful criterion of work, Charleys Aunt is the better built one of the Schorr pair. That Bhe is very speedy was shown in her race of Tuesday, when in a purse of four and a half furlongs she ran away from a fair lot, winning in fast timr, and running the half mile over the hill in 49 3 4..

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