Tackle Wins the Harold Stakes: Overtons Colt Leads All the Way-Lillie Turners Game Victory, Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-26


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TACKLE WINS THE HAROLD STAKES. Overtons Colt Leads All the Way Lillie Turners Game Victory. Cincinnati, 0., June 25. The Harold Stakes for two-vear-ohl colts and geldings at live furlongs and carrying a net value of ,745 to tin winner, was the feature at Latonia today ami was won easily bv W. C. Overtons Tackle from live others. The winner was ridden by I. Austin and the result was a surprise, save to the few who backed the son of Arkle itnd Anacleta and those who observed the speed displayed in his maiden effort here last Friday. The track was drying out and this untoward condition prevented the starting of more of the eligibles. The Harold Stakes has always been regarded as a test of juvenile merit and it is regretted that there was not a fast track for its decision today. The victory of Tackle, however, will undoubtedly prove to have been no lluke. Though he is a light bodied colt he is well put together and appears to be a perfect racing machine. Had the track been fast J. I?. Respess would have fancied much more confidently the chances of his Joe Moser, which finished second. Tills is a blocky. growthv colt, built much on the lines of his sire. Maceo," Mr. Kespess promising young stallion, ami he will no doubt show a better quality of running when he gets fined down a bit more. The perfomance of It. C. Kami, which finished third, was disappointing, as this supposedly best of the colts here was in comfortably at 115 pounds, considering his previous form. While he finished -anielv, he was outspeeded In the early running and beaten before the field had got to the furlong post-The colt has washed away and is considerably lighter than he was a few weeks ago when he defeated good company easily. It detracted somewhat from interest in the race that Honest was among the absentees, lint Milton Young did not want to put him to the task of carrving 121 pounds over such a track. The finish in the fifth race, in which a dozen fairly .good sprinters contested, was a thriller, Lillie Turner gaining the verdict in tlie final stride after a strenuous effort to wear down lnfaudel, the pacemaker. The Hayes filly was accorded strong support, but her backers were gloomy when shortly after the start she was sharply impeded . by lnfaudel, causing her to drop far back. Gradually she decreased the lead of Zinfandel and her ltnal rush through the last sixteenth enabled her to get up just in time. . Jockey Lee again failed to pilot a winner. TT He rode four favorites, hut the best he could do was to land second on Margaret Randolph and Joe Aloser. On Wedgewood ho finished third. In tlie closing race the judges disqualified Prince of Pless which finished second. He fouled Matador, the favorite, in the stretch run. The judges never displayed Prince of Pless number. His set hack gave Red-coat second place and Matador the short end of the purse. Austin was fined 0.

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