Baby Wolf Takes a Race: Defeats Dreamer in the Richmond Handicap at Jamaica, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-31


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BABY WOLF TAKES A RACE. DEFEATS DREAMER IN THE RICHMOND HANDICAP AT JAMAICA. Suffrage Left at the Post Sister Frances Beaten and Claimed Miller Rides Three Winning Favorites. Now York, October oO., but cold and breezy weather .erected race-goers at Jamaica today. The card was of average excellence and contained a high-class sprinting feature in the Rich-inond Handicap at six furlongs, in which some of the best horses in training were engaged. The race itself, however, was marred by a had start, in which the favorite, .Suffrage, as well as Keator, were virtually eliminated as factors from the beginning. Suffrage only cantering around. Harry Payne Whitneys Baby Wolf displayed brilliant and convincing form by his subsequent easy victory anil bids fair to develop int one of the best of sprinters. The tabled history of the Kichmond Handicap is as follows: Year. Winner. A. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. I.ifM Dick r.ernard.:! 00 W. Davis . .!?1,7:!5 1:122 1005 Ilandzarra 117 J. Martin . . 1,805 1:1.". 100;; Oxford 1 121 W. Miller.. 1.C.S0 1:13$ 1!7 Baby Wolf :: 110 E. Dugan.. 1,5K 1:14 Jockey Walter Miller was on three victorious favorites, Bockstono, Single Stone and Wes, the lirst and last named being held at short odds in the betting. W. M. Rogers, owner of Knockirky, claimed Sister Frances out of the second race for ,020. Rogers recently acquired Knockirky for the insignificant sum of .$:100 and the impression prevails that the Daly cast-oft is being started in selling races to enable his owner to exercise claiming privileges in a very profitable field of endeavor. Sister Frances is considered a very cheap mare at tin; price paid for her and will be raced at Oakland the coming winter. Andy I.lnkeley and D. Kelly each put in a claim for All Alone in the third race. In the subsequent drawing of lots for the possession of the Lewisohn two-year-old. 1. Kelly was successful, and the fast youngster .stood bim just ,410, which Is also at bargain counter rates. Jockey W. ICnapp will leave for California next Sunday and will ride at Oakland on the opening days. Belle of Iroquois, which ran a creditable second to Kockstoue in the introductory sprint, will be raced at Oakland during the winter. C. K. Durnell bought her recently from W. Dubois. The taking appearance of the Spreckels-bred Single Stone attracted the attention of horsemen and experts generally after his impressive victory in the third race. It is predicted that Single Stone, which can beat much better ones than he met today, will prove almost invincible in selling races from now on. it. T. Wilson, Jr.s prior claim to the. services .f jockey E. Dugan for next season have been recognized and Harry Payne Whitney will only lie aide to exercise second call on the rising lightweight. . F.. Durnell retained third call. The last named settled with his former wife, who obtained a divorce recently, by giving her a house at Slieepsliead Bay worth S,000 and .flO.OOO in rash.

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