Keep Moving at Long Odds: Daughter of Yankee Wins the Great Filly Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-05


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KEEP MOVING AT IMG ODDS DAUGHTER OF YANKEE WINS THE GREAT FILLY STAKES. Baby olf Scores in the Flying Handicap Jimmy Lane Takes the Steeplechase Rain and Mud. Now York, September 4. This was a day of surprises at Sheepshoad Ray. The heavy rain of the morning and the consequently muddy track was responsible to a groat extent for the failure of four of of the six favorites. The only successful first choices were Jimmy Lane in the steeplechase with which llie afternoons sport began :inl Right Itoyal In the race at one mile and three-quarters on the turf. The Lazarus horse outclassed the others and won easily. The features of the card were the Oiroa.t Filly Stakes and the Flying Handicap, the former for two-year-olds over the Futurity Course of three-quarters of a mile, and the latter for three-year-olds at three-quarters of a mile over the main course. Of llie eleven starters for the Great Filly Stakes Stamina and Half Sovereign went to the post equal choices, while Bouquet .was backed from 12 to 1 to 0 to 1. The others were all at long odds. Lady Winifred made the running to the stretch, closely followed by Masquerade, Bouquet and Keep Moving. The latter wore down the others and won going away, with ISouquet second and Lady Winifred third. Experts say that Keep Movings victory was a fluke and that the state of the track and the fact tliajt Stamina, Lady Winifred, ISouquet and Masquerade were apparently not keyed up was responsible. They say a dry track will cause a reversal of todays running. It is understood that Joe Yeager, taking a long chance .on Keep Moving, backed the Hitchcock filly when her odds reached 40 to 1, and it is claimed that he took over 0,000 out of the ring as the result of her victory. I.aby Wolf, overlooked by the wise ones and the public alike, went to the post unbacked and won the Flying Handicap after a drive with Don Enrique, Faust and Sewell. The favorite was Ited Itiver, but he ran as if short. Mainchance was a real good tiling in the second race, but only a few seemed to know it. He led all the way and won pulling up. Cairngorm, the favorite, finished third. He was held In reserve in the early stages and tired at the end. About 200 complimentary badges issued to politicians, loaned to others and used by them were taken up at the gate today. T. P. Hayes is resting his horses at Empire City for campaigning at Belmont.

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