Gallavant the Victor: Wilsons Colt Makes Brilliant Showing in Bay Ridge Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-09


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GALLIVANT THE YICTOE. WILSONS COLT MAKES BRILLIANT SHOWING IN BAY RIDGE HANDICAP. Fountainblues Success in the Mile Race a Surprise Go Between Disappoints Backers in Race on the Grass. r New York, .Inly 8. Slieepshead Ray was tlio molest, most comfortable place in the vicinity of New York today and with the added at tract ions of horse racing, nearly 20,000 persons made the enervating journey to tlie course this afternoon. The card was not an elaborate one. The stake feature was the Ray I tidbit Handicap at one mile and a quarter. Next in importance was the handicap on the grass at a mile and a half and the mile condition altair. Superior class horses were engaged an,i outsiders won all throe. 11. T. Wilson .Tr.s Galla-vant, at X to 1, made a brilliant showing in the Hay Ridge Handicap, coming away from such good ones as Confederate, Cairngorm, Philander. ToUahm and Yankee Girl witli great ease at the end. The tabled history of the Hay Uldge Handicap is: Year. Winner. A. Wt. Joekev. Val. Time. 1901 Kamara 4 111 Shaw ,0$." 2:005 1901! Advee Guard. 5 117 Wonderly .. 1,080 2:07 1903 Itlues 5 11113 Hoar 1,030 2:101 1901 Iroper 4 111 Hildebrand .::,2r.O 2:00 1905 Cairngorm Ill W. Davis.. 3,150 2 :0Si 1900 Itams Horn.. 4 113 Sliaw ".22." 2:053 1907 Gallavant 4 105 Garner 3,025 2:07 Fouutainhluc, well supported by his owner, won the. mile with surprising ease. Go Between, the best hacked horse of the day, met with an nnex-jiectpd and ignominious defeat in the race on the grass, the victory going to Hanker, at S to 1. The two successful favorites, Nimbus and Bouquet, made a show of their opponents. Walter Miller took the jockey honors with two firsts and a second. .lames H. Hrady was so elated over Fountain-blues victory in the mile race that he presented Onley, who rode the colt, with ,000. G. L. M. was crowded to the fence by Go Ro-tween in the fifth race and much of the hide was scraped off his right foreleg. The Rainoy string will he sent to Saratoga tonight or early tomorrow. This is the first Important shipment of racers to the Spa. John Lowe, who left the employment of M. L. Hayinan, has taken up his old position as trainer for S. C. Hildreth. It. K. Watkins is back in charge of tin? Hayinan horses. James R. Kcene made his first bet of the season last Friday ami won it. It was a sentimental wager of 00 on Lancastrian, a horse of his own breeding, which started a prohibitive favorite over the grass course. Harhary Itelle was claimed out of the first race for ,380 by F. J. Farrell. Castlewood was claimed last Saturday by J. A. Hennet.

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