Prince Champtons Speed: He Beats a Fair Field in Sheepshead Bay Record Time, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-14


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PRINCE i HAMPTONS SPEED. HE BEATS A FAIR FIELD IN SHEEPS-HEAD BAY RECORD TIME. Running Account Scores Aqain with a Sparkling Mile Johnnie Blake and Brook-dale Nymph Win Fast Races. New York, September 1". Herman B. Duryeas Sandringham Dorothy Hampton colt, Prince Hampton, was tin star performer at Sheepshead Bay tliis afternoon. He came out with Ostrich, Quagga and. others in an eleven furlong selling race on the turf and, heating his party in an impressive way, hung, up a new track record by running the distance in 2:58. It was a line piece of racing with a frame of brilliant speed. There was another huge crowd out and the tracu, while generally good, was spotty and cuppy In spots. The air was delightful and the sport of good quality. Only one favorite. Jack Atkin. got home first. He had a hard time of it and won only by a few Indies. The other betting choices were bowled over. Iriuce Hamptons victory at 15 to 1, nearly at the end. slaughtered the players of form and followers of favorites. Brookdale Nvmphs victory over Dandelion In the Omnium Handicap was scratchy, but the Whitney mare ran a sparkling race and might have been the best. The western colt Johnnie Make again showed his quality and liking for the turf, by bowling over Castlewood and The Squire, in the easiest sort of way. Kunning Account enriched his party again by a line race and defeat of Danoseara, First Premium, lleasllp and others of good class. Marbles, at a good price, scored in decisive style over Aunt Hose in the closing event. Miller showed a line piece of horsemanship on Jack Atkin. , , Barney Schrelber landed the first race with Jack Atkin, but It required till of Millers skill to bring him In first- Mr. Whitneys promising maiden, Westbury, clung to him tenaciously through the stretch, and was slowly wearing him down at the finish. Don Enrique, after overcoming serious dillicultios in the early running was lapped on the pair at the end ami going fastest, and might have won if free from obstruction from the start. Quite a distance back but running well. Prejuicio was next in front of the disappointing Red Kiver. Hunuing. Account seems to be more than an average two-year-old, and in taking the second race from such recognized good older horses as Danoseara, Heaslip, First Premium and Oxford put a decidedly meritorious performance to his credit, lie made up ground steadily from a rearward start and challenging resolutely in the stretch won by a narrow margin from Danoseara in such excellent time for the track as 1:30s. Danoseara also ran a cracking good race and probably should have won. The other two-year-old in the race, Rialto, was responsible for the fast time scored, setting a red hot price for over seven furlongs before he tired. Heaslip went well and is on the improving list. Oxford seems in poor form and First Premium was unlucky and ran disappointingly. The Golden. Rod Stakes was another triumph for the Cook stable, Johnnie Make leading from start to finish and winning with all ease from some smart youngsters, to which lie was conceding much weight. Castlewood put up a game struggle for second place and outstayed The Squire by a matter of a few inches in a punishing finish. In the betting the two divided favoritism over the winner and the westerners reaped a harvest through the hitters success. Robert Cooper ran well enough to suggest decided improvement and an early win. Brookdale Nymph, favorably weighted and again In good form, scored in the Omnium Handicap, but Dandelion should have lieen returned the winner. The filly showed the way almost throughout, but was unruly and being erratically ridden through the stretch contrived to Impede the latter sufficiently to bring about ills defeat in a closely contested. finish. It was an exceedingly fast run race every i thing considered and Rrookdale Nymph is now to he respectfully considered whenever she is sent to the Mst. The western colt Old Honesty made a good impression by running in third place throughout and beating such a proved good one as McCarter by a wide margin for third money. The fast filly Kennyetto was unlucky and knocked hack directly after the start and was not uselessly persevered with. Prince Hampton stamped himself a rarely good stayer- in the fifth race, a dash of a mile and three-quarters over the turf course, defeating two heavily backed choices In Hanker and Ostrich and establishing a new turf course record for the distance. He ran the race in 2:5SJ, effacing Lancastrians turf course record of 3:00s, made last year. It also beat Imps record of 2:59J over the main course, made June "0. 1900. It is the fashion to decry Brnssels riding, but the boy rode like a veteran in tills instance, saved his mount judiciously aiid made his effort at the right time. Banker rah In quickly improved form and easily disposed of Ostrich for second place. The latter had beaten him off a few days previously in a mile and a half nice In which Brancas had beaten Ostrich a head. Qttagga ran a good mile and a half before retiring. The last race, a scurry for two-year-old fillies oVer the last five and a half furlongs of the Futurity. Course, resulted in a decisive triumph for the somewhat Inconsistent Marbles. She was In front In a Jiffy and finally won pulled up six lengths in front of Aunt Rose. At the weights the latter ran a creditable race and, in a rattling finish, got the best of Miss Delancy in the struggle for second money. Kunning Water worked nine furlongs in 1:53 between races this afternoon. It rtvas pronounced a marvelous trial. Bookmaker B. Burke backed Prince Hampton heavily and netted a fortune over his victory. flruzlallo pulled up so lame in ydsterdays steeple-cliaxe as to be virtually broken down. Jockey Walsh, who was seriously Injured at the recent Brighton July meeting, made his reappear-ince in the saddle on Jane Swift Wednesday. Jesse Lewlsohn, will go to the hospital next Saturday to be again operated upon. Since the death of Commando and his pre-eml-nerTC as a sire. Olympian, one of the few sons of Jkmilitp now alive, is attracting attention among breederg. His present owner. W. A. Chauler, recently refused an offer of ,500 for the old horse. W., F. Schulte has a number of weanlings, the get Ot Olympian, who are said to be wonders. . C. Hlldreth will ship five full carloads of racers ftsNSOon as horse cars are available for California. All tils yearlings go, also a portion of his horses ih training. Guiding Star, Uncle, Rapid Water and Gene Russell will be raced on local tracks until the close of the season. Uncle is all right, In grand form anil will race soon. R." F. Carman will take forty horses to Oakland texace during next winter. F. W. Doss also intends to ? campaign a big string at Oakland. Jockey Mountain says he will rideion the coast next wiuter. Johnnie Blakes easy victory in the aptly named Golden Rod, confirmed the opinion that Cooks colt is one of the best performers over the grass course that the cast has seen in years.

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