Marse Abe is Promising: Wins from Hammock Boy like a Good Two-Year-Old, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-10


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MABSE ABE IS PROMISING. __ v WINS FROM HAMMOCK BOY LIKE A GOOD TWO-YEAR-OLD. ii in Handzarra Shows Something1 of Her Old Time Form • in Defeating Comedienne — Beau - ■ Brummel Wins. ii L "" A New Orleans, La.. January !t. — Todays racing re ■ Milted iii close ti ill sli os. made possible by the im- t] proud track conditions. Form also was conserved and favorites and short-priced ones fought out the :, finish in nearly all the races, .lockeys V. Powers s ii nil .1 Lees good riding were features. Beau f P.ruuimci and Ace High finished close together in s the piMcipal race at a mile and seventy yards, in ,] which ?i good hand of selling platers started. The i lace was somewhat marred by the lioor send-off of ., Fantastic. The crazy antics of Ace High were .. nia inly responsible. Ace High secured an advantage ,i which enabled him to show the way for three quarles. but when ehalli nged by Beau Brummel. ,, lie suddenly tired. liegan boring over to the inner ,. rail a .id iiniKded Fantastic, which had closed an immense gap and was then in a contending posi- . tlon. The mishap, forcing Fantastic back, eliminated her and enabled Ace High to secure second Iter. Handzarra, in the sprint race, had to be much the liest to win. as her rider made several costly i mistak M and all but caused her defeat. He took the McCormick filly all over the track and forced her to ■ bard drive to outstay Comedienne. Tilt fflUnfe of Toy Boy to finish in the mon cy. was the sarprise of the race. i I.. A. fella showed up a youngster in Marse Abe that may develop into a real craekcrjack. On . conformation and looks he easily outclassed the ; others and the bookmakers also had a liking for the eolt, as they made him a short-priced favorite. a lie broke like an old-timer and. taking a slight b-ad it once, maintained his advantage under urging | and won easily from Hammock Boy. another first- ; Time : tarler. Maritza gained third place under a good ride. There was much crowding and several v of the starters were knocked out of any chance in the early running. P. Dunne took his UMial daily purse when Sweet Piter .v :i from ]K o.- opponents in the second race. _, Bit l,f Sir. also favored by a good send-off and r running to his best form, was much the best of the other* in the third race and led all the way. ; Tlie closing race wont to Delphic, which race 1 Envoy, the favorite, into defeat in the first three-quarter1- and then drew away into an far victory. Skyward was sold to I. Simon after the last race for 011. Jockey It. Murphy was suspended for six days by the starter, and Fairbrelhcr and Minder were each givi n three days. M. Gnhlhlatt announced his in.vnlioii to ship to Oallforala uext week. Burlcw and ONetB mM Alsatian and Georgia Girl to him for ,000. and they will also be shipped to the coast with the con- ! sinnient. By sanction of the registrar of he Jockey flub, the filly Holy Mass, has had her name changed to Pinion. There was considerable censure heaped on the registrar for accepting the name Holy Mass at the beginning. E. It. Bradley will shortly depart for his clubhouse at Palm Beach. Florida. The Palmetto club. t |ici,uel by local people, over-played themselves in the opening race, and were forced to suspend operations while they were getting together a fresh bank roll. They resumed business on the last three races. P. M. fivill has disposed of Matabon, and the horse will be shipped to Tampa. Todays arrivals included the following bookinak ei . Charley Thomas. F.d Kaufman and Ed Blum. The latter will have charge of tlie three books that his .brother, J. Blum, will continue to operate here dmiiiu hi- stay in falifornia. ■ Igkto for the Si*-ed Handicap, to lie ran Bator- day. cave been announced. Secretary Magiiui baa • allot d top weight to Jack Atkiu. giving him the steadying impost of 138 pounds. Jacobite is next with 134 and Chapultepec with Hid is held in high esteem, as the Burlew Jc ONeill youngster is only allowed three pounds by Jack Atkin by the scale. Tlere are eighty entered and the most probable starters ■ will come from Jack Atkiu, 134; thapulte; , 120: Kings Daughter. 110: Goldproof. 112: fell,. quy. 312: Prince Ahmed. 107: Charlie Eastman. 10": Momentum. 104: Sally Preston. 104: Ace High, 103; Cooney K.. 100: Angelus. Km; Come Ou Sam. OS; Tey Boy. 98: Bellwether. .«•: The B -ar. :•:; and Aunt Baae, M,

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