Merry Monarch's Good Race., Daily Racing Form, 1896-09-18


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MERRY MONARCHS GOOD RACE RACEThe Racketed The Ideal Park track has dried out a good deal Yesterdays racing was by far the best of the week It was a pleasant afternoon too and about 2500 people went out It was a good day for the ring but one favorite winning while two Jong Jog shots came to its rescue rescueThe rescue The win of Theresa H under a maiden jockey and at 40 to I was the afternoons surprise yet some form players had small bets al three ways on the filly The boy rode her well and although lie was a trifle nervous on the end managed to hold her head up and not fall off Omah Omaha Wood was favorite for the race and beat the flag but died away in the stretch under her 115 pounds poundsThe pounds The six furlongs handicap was the racing fea fear ¬ ture turret It was won in firstclass fistulas style by Merry Monarch who was at the false price of 18 to 5 Ajax was made favorite but he could not run fast enough to keep warm H Williams rode the winner and handled him well allowing May Galop Gallop and Millie M to race themselves to pieces before he made a move moveJudge move Judge Denny Deny was wildly plunged on to win the fifth race but Jockey Jones broke both of bis bias stirrup leathers and finished a distant third behind Pinkey Pinkeye Potter and Umbrella The result was strictly form formT forT T W Coulters Dantes Antes won his first race for some time and was bid up 305 over his price and bought in by his owner ownerThe owner The last train from Ideal Park last night ran into a freight train near Western avenue and was badly wrecked The race trains engineer was killed and its fireman badly hurt Some of the passengers were badly bruised and shaken up but none seriously injured injuredCol injured Col Cool M Lewis Clarke of Louisville well and favorably known to the racing public as presid preside ¬ ing King judge at Garfield Park and Harlem will assume control of the Ideal Park stand Satur Saturn ¬ day Mr John Kelsey will be his associate until after the Oakley Ankle meeting when Mr John Price will succeed him Mr Nathanson Nathan goes to the more welcome post of secretary Mr Crev Rev eling ling is to act as the tracks general agent among the horsemen

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