Ellicott Runs a Mile in 1:38 3-5: Sets New Track Record at Buffalo-Fleming Wins Leather-Stocking Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-17


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ELLICOTT RUNS A MILE IN 1:38 3-5. I Sets New Track Record at Buffalo Fleming Wins Leather-Stocking Stakes. Buffalo. N. Y., July 10. The Leather-Stocking Stakes was the lixture oil the card at Kciilhvorth today, but it was overshadowed in point of interest . by the handicap in which .1. II. Madigans good i three-year-old, Ellicott, conceded weight to his live opponents, beat Polly Prim a head and clipped two-fifths of a second off the previous track i record for one mile, by running the distance in 1:3S. Elllcotts performance was truly a remarkable one. Nicol rode a confident race. In the early running he permitted Polly Prim to dasli to the front and set the pace, and delayed his move until well around the far turn. When called on Ellicott steadily reduced the gap which separated him from the pacemaker and finished with the courage of a lion. Ellicott is undoubtedly the best horse in training here. He c:jii sprint and go a long distance and should give a good account of himself on the New York tracks If not too ambitiously placed. His next engagement here is in the Canadian Derby, which will be run at Fort. Erie Monday next. Outsiders scored in three of the races, Nellie Racine, Tyrolian and Emma !. all being at long prices in the betting. Nellie Kaciue was purchased out of a paddock sale by W. Walker a few days ago for 30, and she paid for herself ten times over by her victory this afternoon, as her owner had a small commission down at odds of 10 and 30 to 1. The Leather-Slocking Stakes proved little more than a good gallop for Fleming, which won off by himself after making most of tlie pace. In the early running Alencon showed a Hash of speed, but on the turn out of the backstretch Fleming came again and passed Alencon without great effort, and for the remainder of the trip Lcc had him well in hand. The tabled history of the Leather-Stocking Stakes is given below: Year. Winner. A. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. l!XMColumbIi.. Girl.3 Iflo M. Johncm, $.-075 lr1 1905 Neva Welch ..:!"loV Helgeou . 07r; -ffloT J!M0 Sanfara 3 110 Kent ...... 073 1:13? 1SI07 Fleming 3 109 J. Lee .... 075 1:134 At 1 1-10 miles. Lees other winning mount was on Gabrielle in the li flit race. His alertness at the post was in a measure responsible for Gabrielles victory. With the rise of the barrier Gabrielle left the post like a shot witii the others all strung out. With an equal break Bellsnlcker might have won. His people wagered heavily on his chances and besides losing their money, they lost their horse. Fred T. Wood, who was represented in the race by Durbar, claimed Bellsnlcker for . Fred Cook was among the days arrivals. He began booking this afternoon. Cook Is a desirable acquisition to a ring. He livened tilings up by making tlie others loosen up some. Jockey Englandcrs apprentice allowance has expired. Goldstein left for Chicago tonight to visit his people, lie will return Monday and will ride at tlie Fort Erie meeting. Amos Turney lias returned from New York and claims that Martin Boyle hart no cnance to show his true form in the Brighton Handicap. He says the liorse was jostled and interfered with several times during the running of the race. Jockey L. Smith was lined 0 by the stewards for punishing Fiat unncccessarily after the finish of the fifth race. Steeplechase jockey II. Boyle got in from Windsor tills morning and will be seen in the saddle tomorrow. W. A. Stanton, who holds the contract on jockey Walter Miller, was among the visitors at Kenilwortb. this afternoon. Mr. Stanton reports that he will race a small string at Montreal this fall. L. A. Cellas western string arrived at Fort Erie this morning. There were fourteen horses in charge of trainer Stubbs. Ed Peters will ship his string to Saratoga on Sunday. C. E. Mahone, E. Landsbcrg and 11. McCarthy ship their stables over to Fort Erie tomorrow. Jockey Cherry has arrived from Latonia. Marstcr ran in the name and colors of J. J. Walsh in the third race this afternoon, he having purchased the colt from General W. T. Towues earlier in the day for ,000. Jockey Musgrave had his first mount since his accident here about a week ago. He rode Thomas Calhoun in the first race.

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