Thursday's Brooklyn Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1896-06-03


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THURSDAYS BROOKLYN HANDICAP HANDICAPIt Handicap It looks as if Clifford or St Maxim will win the Brooklyn Handicap to bo run next Thurs ¬ day Henry of Navarre Navarro has been declared and the race is not as promising as it was Not more than twelve of the original thirtytwo thirty candi candid ¬ dates are now in the list of probable contenders These twelve are Clifford Keenan Lazzarone Lazar LazzaroneDorian Dorian CounterTenor Sir Walter WalterThe Walter The Commoner St Maxim Handspring Stephen J Fl Thornton Horton Paladin PaladinFrom Paladin From the list eight can be selected to make up a doubtful starting list These are Keenan Dorian Fl Thornton Horton ThorntonHandspring Handspring Lazzarone Lazar Counter Tenor TenorStephen Endorsement Stephen J Paladin PaladinThis Paladin This leaves but five reasonable sureties They with their 1895 form are as follows pounds 26 pounds off her scale weight Rumor too in wise corners credits the Beards as plan ¬ ning Ming a coup with Lazzarone Lazar He ran a nobler race in the 1895 Brooklyn The legend elects Nankipooh to make Lazzarone Lazar Albert Cooper is said to have Stephen J ready The shrewd old darky darkly denies it Rumor at any rate bears lightly on the form of the probabilities and are therefore less than creditable creditableThe creditable The idea is borne out too by the annals of the records of the winners of 1890 1892 and every winner since 1892 On the present form of it all the Brooklyn Handicap seems to me to be be ¬ tween teen the favorite Clifford and St Maxim Both are goodjin Godwin the mud the presence of which will favor St Maxim The uncertain starters of consideration are Lazzarone Lazar and Saragossa Sargasso Both were good horses last season and should I Performance in 1895 Best Performance Near Dis Dais tance stance Racsl Racal 11213 lUnp lump Dist I Wgt Wt I Time I Track Clifford 1 M 123 206 Fast Sir Walter 6 113 12 1 116 124 151 3A Heavy The Commoner 4 109 7 111 129 Y4 Good GoodF GooF Handspring 3 103 14 F C 118 11045 Fast St Maxim 5 108 19 1 M 114 208 Fast Henry of Navarre Navarro is not himself Clifford is Therefore Navarre Navarro has been declared Belmar Bellman was disposed of by his race in the Gotham Goth Handicap May 23 He came out of it in bad shape and has also been declared Dr Rice has been stricken out because of western engage ¬ ments aments Handspring is a very doubtful starter He isnt isn't at all likely to go and Simms Sims has been engaged to ride St Maxim MaximLazzarone Lazzarone Lazar is under suspicion So is Saragossa Sargasso though the Canadians are prone to cunning and the book is full on the outsider who has a good chance if he should be good and start Dorians Dorian racing lots him out So does Counter Tenors He was always an acrobat though Belmar Bellman was so much outrun by Clifford and Navarre Navarro by Keeuan Keenan and St Maxim the weights relative to the Brooklyn favoring the grey gray in the Gotham Goth that he was disposed of before declaration The Commoner is doing well He is in the handicap well too If he goes East as is possible hell have a good chance Will Wallace has always thought he had Handspring is not a probable starter Hes Hess a great colt But he is three years old The Brooklyns Brooklyn history is almost a bar to the division I dont don't think him a factor St Maxim is Hes Hess the horse Clifford must beat He has started thrice this spring beating Keenan 126 to his 117 in the Gotham Goth and Dor Door ¬ ian 117 third to his 118 with Volley between them in a handicap May 11 his first start at Morris Park Counter Tenor 115 beat St Maxim 107 for the Metropolitan by a head Their Brooklyn weights 115 and 108 in favor of St Maxim are a pound against St Maxim as to the Metropolitan nine furlongs But St Max ¬ im would have won the Metropolitan in three more strides The Brooklyn route is a furlong longer and he has gone on and Counter Tenor receded in form Weight and condition cut more figure than class in the Brooklyn Its history displayed below gives a hint in that lino limo 1887 DMonopolo Monopole Blue Wing Hidalgo 1888 The Bard Hanover Exile 188S Exile Pr Royal TerraCotta Terrace 1890 Castaway II Badge Eric 1891 Tenny Teeny Pr Royal Tea Tray 1892 Jud Judd Morrow Pessarra Presser Russoll Russell 1893 Diablo Dialog Lmplihtr Lamplighter Leonawell Leona 1894 Dr Rice HofNvrre Honored Sir Walter 1895 Hornpipe Lazzarono Lazar Sir Walter The idea here where Flora Thornton Horton is owned is that she will go and have a chance with her 95 Saragossa Sargasso go to the post fit ha seems to be thrown in at 104 pounds Hornpipe too might go should the track be soft But even then one can hardily look for a finish outside Clifford and St Maxim

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