Buttons First Win in Two Years., Daily Racing Form, 1907-03-07


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BUTTONS FIRST WIN IN TWO YEARS. In winning the second race at Ascot Park Tues day. Buttons, the seven year old bay gelding, by Tenny — Housegirl. earned his lirst brackets in nearly two years, his last successful attempt being on July IS, 1!»o.7. when he captured a selling race at a mile and a sixteenth in the fast time of 1 :4»,» at Brighton Beach. As a two year old. Buttons was Started six times, but did not show any remarkable form, although he finished third in hi* last three efforts, one of which wis the Daisy Stakes. In 1808, Buttons was unquesl ionably in his best form, when in eleven starts he finished first four times, was second three times, third twice and twice un- placed. Probably his most notable achievement thai year was his winning of a race at Jamaica, KPT* aabtr II, at one and one eighth miles in 1:"..:. with 113 panada up. coining right back the next day and taking a purse at a mile :Mid a sixteenth, Willi 113 pounds in the saddle, in t:47i. Buttons only victory in 1!« 4 was a mile race at Coney Island, June 22. in which he ran the distance in 1:401, with 123 pounds up. a very creditable performance, All told, he stalled thirteen times that v car. finishing second live times and being unplaced seven times. As ■ five year old. Bullous started sixteen times, winning three of his races, finishing second live times, third four times ami finishing out of the money font times and winning ,903 for his owner. He started but three times last year as a six-year old and was unplaced on each occasion. This year he has been to the post four times, finishing first once, third Once and was twice unplaced. | j | : a ,; t. j ,, I , i

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