Vails Wins the Saranac: Sanford Stable Scores Another Double at Saratoga, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-28


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YAILS WINS THE SARANAC SANFORD STABLE SCORES ANOTHER DOUBLE AT SARATOGA. Danoscara Takes All-Aged Handicap in a Drive Mystifiers Victory a Welcome Surprise for Green B. Morris. Saratoga, N. Y., August 27. Until Vails canton d home with the Saranac Handicap, for three-year-olds at one mile and an eighth, the fourth number on the card and the feature of the day, the hotting element were depressed, for it seemed with the running of the first three races that it might he another day of disaster. But they hacked the Sanford filly heavily and she rewarded them in convincing manner. She went to the front when passing the stand and from that time on it was only a matter of how far she would win, though to some it might have appeared that Monfort was crowding her somewhat for the first seven furlongs. Rio irandc, a much improved colt from the stable of r. A. Fqrsythe, hacked in certain quarters for place and to show, came with a sensational closing sprint and got second place hy a head from Monfort. Tins tahled history of the Saranac Handicap is as follows: Year. Winner. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. lilOl Dublin 113 Shaw ,850 1:525 1002 Ilcnnis 122 nice .".,150 1:511 1003 .Molly Brant 100 J. Martin.. 5,075 1:554 1004 Dolly Spanker. ..115 Shaw 3,S50 l:55i 1005 Dandelion 110 ONeill 3,850 1:5:5 J l.iotl Gallavant 11! W. Miller. . :5,S50 l:5ij 1107 Vails 11.! W. Miller.. 3.S50 1:5.15 Many of the spectators thought Jack Atkin and not Danoscara had finished first in the opeiting race a nil a crowd gathered about the stewards t stand expecting the placing to lie changed. It is said that trainer Herman Brandt rushed up to the judges and asked them if they had not made a mistake. He was reprimanded and his case referred to the Jockey Club. Jockey A. Brown, who rode Jack Atkin, said he thought he had won by a head. The defeat of Tom Dohm by Sir Ralph was surprise nuiulier two and the failure of Sir Cleges to finish better than third in the next race was disheartening. The talent, feeling better after the victory of Vails, hacked Vino heavily and cashed. The Sanford pair, Polly Watts and Grasslands, failed at odds-ou in the closing race, but those who know the circumstances of the veteran Green 15. Morris were glad that his Mystiller earned a . head. victory over Miraniar. This is the first purse Mr. Morris has won this year. G. J. Longs crack three-year-old Arcite, which was severely injured in his strtll last Sunday morning, is improving and may eventually recover. Vails victory in the Saranac Handicap was a notable achievement. Horsemen were greatly impressed with the running of the fast mile; l:.!fl over a track that was far from fast. A bright career is predicted for Monfort down below this fall. Wliile parading to the post for the last race both of the Sanford fillies, Polly Watts and Grasslands simultaneously threw their jockeys. John Condon and family left for Montreal today. There is great scarclity of horse cars at Saratoga. Tlie Empire City horsemen have engaged a great many and the local horsemen were unprepared for the horse car famine which threatens them. The size of the fields for the opening day at Slicopshoad Bay may be seriously reduced owning to the inadequate transportation facilities. The shipment of 500 horses will be delayed. William Dubois will send Noalon down tomorrow wllli II. K. Rowolls lot so as to Insure the horses safe arrival for the opening day. Thomas Hitchcock, Jr., it is said on good authority, will retire from steeplechase racing. He will go to England in lie fall and take a dozen hunters with him. He proposes to sell thein over there. George Saportas has also announced his Intention of selling out and retiring from the game. The public had a bad day. The defeat of Tom Dolan, Sir Cleges and Polly Watts wrecked P financially. Chulita has lteen turned over to Thomas Walsh, who will train her for the remainder of the season. W. J. Young, who has been handling the filly tor Messrs. Laliold and Droyfuss, is going to Lexington to take up his yearlings. President Charles F. Grainger of the New Louisville Jockey -Club, has returned to Kentucky. Detective Sergeant Thomas Myers of Brooklyn came hero to spend his vacation. When lie left for home Sunday night it is said he took with him between 0,000 and 5,000 won during the last two weeks. Sam Lazarus says lie will .send Right Boyal to bis ranch In Texas at the end of the Now York season and that next spring the son of Rapalio will begin his duties as u stallion.

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