Forsyth's Good Meeting Ends., Daily Racing Form, 1896-06-24


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FORSYTHS FORSYTHIA GOOD MEETING ENDS ENDSForsyth Censors Forsyth Forsythia closed its gates yesterday for thirty days after fifteen days of excellent sport marred by only one accident Sheffield begins its summer meeting today The weather was fine the track very fast and the attendance large Only two favorites Lillian Wilkes in the twoyearold toehold race and Magnet in the nine furlong event won Fritzie Fritzes Battledore and Connemara Cinema were successful outsiders Three state records were broken Lillian Wilkes run ¬ ning Ming the half mile in 484 seconds Magnet clipped off 254 seconds from the mile and an eighth by running the distance in 152J4 and Miss Young put the seven furlongs mark at 1 27 a cut of a quarter of a second secondLaura secondary Laura Gotta Ota was at odds on in the opening event but Peep ODay Today II and Connemara Cinema raced in front to the stretch when the latter took the lead and won handily handilyIn handily In the twoyearold toehold race Marie C and Lillian Wilkes raced at one another all the way Lil Lila ¬ lian lain Wiikes Wilkes just beat Marie C the weight tel ¬ ling on the end endMillie enmities Millie M was the favorite in the third race ith itch Eewarder Leeward a good second choice Half way down the stretch Fritzie Fritzes came through and won handily from Millie M MThe The The mile and an eighth race was merely a galop gallop for Magnet Elusive being the only one who could get near him He won in the fast time of 152 pulling up a little lame having grabbed himself during the journey The urging will not keep the fast colt in his stall stallThere stealthier There was plenty of speed in the fifth race at seven furlongs and Loudon London was most fancied fanciedOff fancied Off second Miss Young went to the front at once and leading all the way won easily Lou don just beating Revenue for thov throve place placeIn placing In the closing event Walkover the favorite made the running to the stands end There Battledore came with a rush and landed the purse Meddler as usual behaved badly at the post and was left leftThe Lethe The inquest on little Hothersall Others will be held this morning and the body will be taken to New York in the evening Several of the stables at the track were draped in mourning and many of the jockeys wore crape out of respect to the memory of the boy boyJ boy J Murphy has received an offer to ride for the eastern Sensation Stable managed and trained by William Hay ward the old jockey Murphy will be unable to accept unless the Merry Glen Stable releases him himSheffield himself Sheffield opens today with a good programme programmed including a threequarters treasurers of a mile race in which Magnet and Caesarian are entered and a mile and a quarter hurdle race raceThe racketed The Sheffield steeplechase course has been laid out and among the obstacles are a water jump a bank a post and rails and a double There will be a steeplechase on Saturday The foreign book at Forsyth Forsythia sent a beautiful floral piece worth 125 and other pieces were contributed by friends for the Hothersal Others funeral A handsome collection was also taken up at the track It is to go to the boys father W M Barrick Baric with Maurice and others will rive at Sheffield during the week

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