Pinkey Potter's Sparkling Race, Daily Racing Form, 1896-10-27


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PINKEY PINEY POTTERS SPARKLING RACE Pinkey Pinkeye Potter beat Redskin again yesterday and did it a bit easier than he did Saturday His victory was in faster time Still the scrub ¬ by looking but staunch Texan gelding seemed to be all out The pair met at a mile and Lou don was also in to make good racing measure The Gushing gelding was always the favorite at even money and less but those that saw Satur Saturn ¬ days race thought Redskin should win despite the difference in weight and he was backed down a point from 7 to 5 The latter got away in front but Soden Sodden took him back on the first turn and he trailed the others down the back stretch On the far turn Soden Sodden tried to get the old horse to the front but he did not want to run and reefed his ears in the same old sulky way after a few cuts with the whip Redskin started after Pinkey Pinkeye Potter and above the eighth pole seemed to be winning But when Pete Clay called on Pinkey Pinkeye Potter he responded gamely and beat Redskin home some three parts of a length lengthThe length The only sharply close finish of the day came out of the first race a five furlong cheap selling race The Merchant was a 9 to 5 favorite but ho never cut a figure Charley Daly Dally winning by a short head from Character CharacterThe Character The two year old race was nothing but a gal ¬ lop for Squau Sequa and Simmons after a mild drive on the turn disposed of Outgo without much trouble Nairete Aigrette was nearly backed off the boards in the Squan Sequa race but he was interfered with shortly after the start and whatever chance he had was spoiled spoiledPhilomena spoiled Philomena Phenomena nowhere near herself went to the post lame in the last race but she outclassed her field and won with something to spare The Liberty Stable with Jennie June Fay Belle Remedy and others will be in today Jockey T Murphy who has been doing Tom Ryans Ryan riding is at the track He is on his way to California CaliforniaGene California Gene Leigh was also out He is taking a necessary business trip to New York and will go from there to the coast coastThe coast The Coulter and Merry Glen horses go to San Francisco today or tomorrow There is a scarcity of cars

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