Seagram Platers In Public Trial.: Sea Water Runs the Mile and a Quarter in 2:14--Other Good Moves., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-17


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SEAGRAM PLATERS IN PUBLIC TRIAL. Sea Water Runs the Mile and a Quarter in 2:14 — Other Good Moves. Toronto, Ont., May Id. — The Seagram candidates for the Kings Plate were all given a public trial at Woodbine, the tilly Sea Water eclipsing her live plate mates in better than shallow fashion when" she covered the mile and a quarter in 2:14. The fractional time of her work was: 13, 251, 38. ol. 1 M, 1:18*, 1:31?, 1:45 and the mile and an eighth iu 2: * . Assembly man worked with her up to a mile where the Ugly — SenHey colt practically declined to go a step further. Haruko. the four-year-old half-sister to Slaughter, last years winner, and full sister to Inferno, the pride of the stable, went the mile and a quarter in company with Half-a-Crown and was much the better of the two, running In 2:15 easily, while the last named was tiring throughout the last eighth. The fractional time of the pair was: 13. 25J, 3KJ, 51. 1:03, 1:18, 1:31*. l:4." i and 2:001. The fillies Reine de Saxe and Supper Dance covered the ground in 2:151, running the first mile in 1:45. It will be remembered that the member of Parlia ments chances lo win with his enlry at this time last year was not the rosiest, but they showed iMtcMci improvement in their last public appearance before the race, and Assemblyman, the one with which Mr. Seagram hopes lo win. may be another Slaughter iu that respecl. The coll. however, will hardly have a chance to eipial Ihe Hack iconl of 2:11] made by Slaughter. The work of the others in the big Waterloo stable Mlit out after the plate candidates retired •was of finite a differeut quality, as Inferno set the years training record for a mile when he left that distance of ground behind him willingly iu 1:41 J. The work demonstrates that the Havoc Bane will be a great one again this year if he does not meet with a mishap. His stable mates. Sir Ralph and Main Chance, ran the mile together in 1:42. while Deuce asked for the time of 1:43. Purslane look 1:14 in going three quarters and Rabbling Braok needed a lull second more to cover the same distance. Meny Finland, the great sprinter which ha* yet to lose UN first race iu Canada, was given an easy six furlongs gallop in 1:20. Cloten. further advanced in his work than the St. George horse, traveled the route to the three-quarter pole iu 1:19. The Hendrie platers Kelpie and Ayrwater were sent over the course together, the former was aide lo run it iu 2:1.V. and the Derweniw iter tilly in 2:1s. They ran like a team for the mil.-, where Kelpie came away and finished ridden out. New Mown Hay. with jo, key I.. Smith in the saddle, handily worked a mile in 1:4ft. Chippewa, the Mosby sprinter, went six furlongs in 1:13 and i-. lit for a fast race. John D incut had his Teni-nieraiie and Court Martial out lale in die inor.iing for some easy work and their preparation will be hurried somewhat iu a day or two.

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