Temaceos Mohawk Stakes: Durnells Colt Carries the Publics Money and Wins Easily, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-07


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TEMACEOS MOHAWK STAKES DURNELLS COLT CARRIES THE PUBLICS MONEY AND WINS EASILY. Millers Riding the Feature of a Day of Good Sport Trainer Welsh Saddles Three Winners Rye Takes the Handicap. Saratoga", N. Y., August 0. Walter Millers horsemanship was the outstanding feature of the days sport. The champion jockey rode every one of his four mounts to victory. lie guided Spooner in the introductory sprint, at 1 to 5, Kxplosiou in the third, at 9 to 20; Rye in the fifth, at 7 to 10, and Danoscara in the closing affair for three-year-old maidens, at 0 to 1. He lid not ride in the Mohawk Selling Stakes nor in the second race. His lirst three successes were on horses quoted at practically prohibitive odds. It was also a Held day for the Newcastle Stable, controlled by Andrew Miller, which furnished two of the winners in Spooner and Explosion. The last named is raced under a lease from Clarence II. Mackcy. Thomas Welshs record as trainer of the Newcastle Stables horses this year is good. He has saddled twenty-eight winners to date. He has, however, been singularly unlucky in stakes. Me-Carter has been his mainstay in that respect, winning the only two fixtures to the credit of his employers, the Cosmopolitan Handicap at Belmont Park ami the Saratoga Handicap here. The card provided for this afternoon was of average excellence. It developed splendid sport and more than satisfactory results to the betting public. Walter Millers four winners alone would have guaranteed that, but in addition the other jockey idol, K. Dugan, made good on the 0 to 5 favorite, Teinaceo. in the Mohawk Stakes. Lally could not strictly ! called an outsider. The majority of the hackers who recalled his excellent recent race at Brighton Reach favored him persistently. Mouahans three-year-old may easily have been the worst horse on the bookmakers sheets. Eho Mohawk Stakes at one mile and a furlong attracted a Held of seven moderate selling platers and one stake horse, Temaeeo, masquerading in the guise of a selling plater and good and lit. The race was a gift for the Darnell colt. The betting dispelled any doubts that the public entertained in the premises, and it supported the Texas-bred colt to a man. Ingham was the only entry that was conceded to have a chance to beat him and he was backed almost as well for. second place as the favorite was to win. E. Dugans superb handling of the lirst choice was probably responsible for his victory. As a matter of fact the issue was in doubt for fully a mile of tin; early running. Had not the inexperienced Henry on the Jennings candidate prematurely sent him along to overhaul such a notorious, but fast, non-stayer as The Wrestler, it is just possible that he could have withstood Dugans well-timed effort on Temaeeo. The tabled history of the Mohawk Stakes is as follows: Year. Winner. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1001 Colonel Padden..lll Shaw ,71." 1:17, 1902 Tort Koynl 107 Shaw 1,730 1:531 i!o:; sheriff Dell n:; Fuller 2,005 i;52 1901 Hello 107 ONeill 1,!!5 l:5i 1905 Palm Tree lol W. Kuapp.. 1.725 1:.". lJOti McKittrdege 93 Garner 1,520 1:.".:;? 1007 Teinaceo 90 E. Dugan .. 1.US5 1:52s The opening race- developed into a one-sided affair when Ben fleet was scratched. Spooncr was a one to live shot in the betting and won like one. The start was very bad, John Sanfords Chuctauumla colt, Fort Johnson, being practically left at the post. As the race progressed another hot tip, Aristotle, went out of commission when he stumbled and dislodged his rider on the last turn, i The second race was marked by a huge and ill-advised plunge on Jacquiu. Notwithstanding that many thousands of dollars were dumped into the ring on this notorious in and outer by Jesse Lew-isohn and others, his odds kept steadily receding. The start and an incompetent rider speedily eliminated him s a contender. Lally, the winner, had to put up a phenomenal effort to gain the verdict from Telescope. The mile handicap, fifth on the card, furnished the best race of the day. It engaged eight high-class horses, including celebrities like Sir Huon his lirst start this season; Kye and Missouri Lad. The heaviest betting of the afternoon centered on Bye at odds-on. The Bowery horse survived about all the bad luck that was coining to him and made good finally. Troxler on Sir Huon rode the horse all over the track luring the running of the third quarter of the race. Sir Huon looked well bodily and may come into his own as the season grows older. The Sanfords uncovered a good thing in the closing race in Danoscara, a brown three-year-old Ally by Clifford Mai. She won witli ridiculous ease at odds of i to 1 closing. The Whitney stable started Ptarmigan, a grand looking three-year-old by Yankee. On the way to the post the big horse got away from Garner and circled the track before he was stopped. He did it in such an unconcerned manner that everybody wondered thereat. In the race Ptarmigan figured prominently and was only beaten for third place by a small margin. He was voted a coming good one. Monfort worked a mile and a .quarter in 2:09 between races. It was pronounced an excellent trial. Dr. Gardner is said to have worked a mile yesterday morning iu 1:39.

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