Simmons Beats Hi Henry., Daily Racing Form, 1896-06-03


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SIMMONS BEATS HI HENRY HENRYWarmer Warmer weather and a good track brought out a large attendance at Lakeside yesterday The card was a fairly attractive one the handi hand ¬ cap at threequarters treasurers of a mile and the five and a half furlongs race both having speedy ones engaged It was a bad day for favorites only one Rubber Neck in the fifth event landing the money while the first and last races foil to out ¬ siders sliders sidersThe sidestep The principal event of the day was the handi hand ¬ cap at threequarters treasurers of a mile in which Hi Henry and Diggs Digs were most fancied fanciedIrene fancied Irene Woods was off first to a good start but Wilmah Wilma G rushed to the front and made the running into the stretch followed by Hi Henry with Simmons third Before the eighth pole the newcomer had had enough of it and Sim Siam ¬ mons moons challenging Hi Henry beat him out a length while Nannie Nannies D who had come very fast in the stretch was only beaten a head for the place Wilmah Wilma G showed some quality qualityThe quality The lightly weighted Rubberneck made the running in the five and a half furlongs and in a driving finish beat Weola Ebola half a length lengthMajor length Major Dripps Drips at very long odds beat Cunarder Unordered and Tamerlane Lamellae in the first race and Siegfried Sigrid with the best of the weights turned the tables on Vanessa in the twoyearold toehold event eventThe seventh The mile and a sixteenth proved too far for the favorite May Galop Gallop and in a rattling finish Otho Oho beat Longdale Elongate a nose T Burns rather out ¬ riding D Davis The time 149 beat the Indiana record of 1 51Ji made on Monday MondayIn Monday In the last race Warren Leland was made favorite Ho was late arriving at the paddock and when the judges examined him on his way to the post they did not like his looks as he had the appearance of having been doctored Third was the best he could do B F Fly Jr winning with Eagle Bird second secondClint second Clint DeWitt Hewitt the owner of the Kenwood sta seta ¬ ble able to which Warren Leland belongs was re ¬ quested to remove his horses from the grounds and make no more entries

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