Don Quixote's Fast Mile., Daily Racing Form, 1898-08-24


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DON QUIXOTES QUIXOTE FAST MILE The Harlem racing card was one of those off day affairs whereby is served the purpose of keeping around latterday Latter-day racetracks a lot of horses that should be doing service in front of street cars Of the six races only one was at so long a distance as one mile There wore two events for maiden twoyearold toehold allies and another selling scramble for twoyearold toehold colts and fillies so that of the sixty starters of the day thirtyfour thirty were twoyearolds toeholds and of those at least twentyeight twenty were maidens The day was exceptionally warm but the air was brac brace ¬ ing King as compared to that of Sunday and Monday last and the breezes were remarkably cool and refreshing The crowd was in number below the averager average averagerDollie averaged Dollie Dollied Wiethoff With won the first race running away going to the front like a rocket at the middle of the turn Miss Dooley and Viola K had shown in the lead for an instant as the barrier arose to a perfect start and they ran home second and third in the order named the only contestant for place honors being Potenza Postern who died off at the last sixteenth sixteenthAfter sixteenth After several breakaways in the second race the flag fell to a start where several of the horses in the rear division were bumping together Thought So and Chaimante Chairman made the running but the former quit in the stretch and in a general closing up Elizabeth R and Mendacious joined Charmante Chairman and ran a very close finish finishThe finish The third event was one of those accidental condition races wherein are dropped some good horses the balance of the entries being crabs1 The scratching of Paul Griggs Rigs left Abuse a pipe and 1 to 5 was his best price He won all tLe tale way and beat Storm King in a romp The feature of the day thus far was the contest between Daily Racing Form and Opponent for third money The former had been backed from 9 to 10 down to 3 to 5 while Opponents price to show was 3 to 1 The latter caught his rival threeeighths from home and the pair raced to the wire under whip and spur Oppon Opponent ¬ ent Kent winning As the tail onders ponders passed the judges stand the race being over the stable boy known as Clarence on Virginia Brad leys lays horse fell off but landed unhurt upon his faet feat The horse Second Chance pulled up at the paddock gate there turned and came back riderless rudderless to the judges stand standTho sandhog Tho Theo fourth race was a sensational one the winner Don Quixote standing at 15 to 1 throughout all stages of the betting yet being backed by smart money at the post Lady Callahan went out and opened a gap of four lengths at the quarter where Dunois Dubois was sec ¬ ond bond Satsuma third So they ran to the last eighth where Satsnma Satsuma looked to be winning as Dunois Dubois and Lady Cailahan Callahan wore sure to dio dido off having all the way raced each other At the last sixteenth whero hero all the horses except Tranby Tabby wore lupped upped on J Reiff Riff who had been lying fourth with Don Quixote all the way unloosed his wrap and his horse shot away from the bunch and was alone as lin Olin passed the judges In a whipping finish Teutonna Teutonic beat Dunois Dubois for the place placejjMnce place jjMnce jejune Harry galloped all the way in the lead oipton option was second and Nellie Fonso Fonts third until the last eighth where they changed posi posit ¬ tions ions No other horse had a chance to win Ostra Rostra came fast in the stretch and led the ruck truck ruckla truckle la the sixth race Flora Louise went away from the barrier like a shot out of a gun and they never knew which way she went as the famous sprinter won away off Good Friend was second and Monk Wayman Cayman third nearly all the way but the former quit aLd auld Heigh High Ho ran secoad second Monk Wayman Cayman third no others being prominent at any stage It is said that Rome Respass Trespass won 20000 around the country on his mare Flora Louise who had not started since May 27 at St Louie Yesterday she opened at 7 to 1 and five minutes before post time had advanced to 12 to 1 then the money was poured into the bet ¬ ting ring knocking the price to 4 8 to 5 4 to 5 It was the star coup of the year hereabouts as no matter where Flora Louise got off she must have won provided her head was turned tho thou right way wayWhoever whatsoever Whoever gets out tho thou bookmakers slips at Harlem is respectfully requested to use the same rotation as that of the program thus in ¬ suring souring to all a reasonable chance of copying the jockeys and the betting odds This matter was called to the attention of Col Cool Clark at tho thou last Harlem mentiug meting and ho said Surely I will have tho thou fault remedied remediedRichard remedied Richard Dwyer and his assistant Arthur Me Knight will do the starting at Fort Erie on the off weeks at Harlem At other times Curley Curly Brown is to do the work workTartarian Tartarian Agrarian has broken down and has been sent to Tom Ryans Ryan farm Charles Carmichael has finally retired Cash Day to his Iowa stock farm farmGalen farmable Galen Brown ships to California tonight in companywith company James Coffoy Coffey Brown is to start Olinthus Plinths for tho thou California Futurity FuturityBoney Futurity Boney Bony Boy ran away two miles yesterday morning

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