Marster Establishes New Track Record: Carries Top Weight and Easily Defeats Tony Faust-Aunt Aggie Runs a Fast Race, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-20


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! I i I , . . i , | , i i , ; | MARSTER ESTABLISHES NEW TRACK RECORD. Carries Top Weight and Easily Defeats Tony Faust — Aunt Aggie Runs a Fast Race. Laa Angeles. Cal.. February 10.— Jockey Millet-was greeted enthusiastically for his skillful rid-- on Marster today. It was as the horses were round ing into the hackstretch that, he made one of those iptick Tod Sloan moves, si aling three lengths from the others and this advantage stood him in good stead in the final sixteenth. Tony Faust being tin able to overcome the early advantage of the winner. Ida I.ytl • had a narrow esc.-i|ve in the third race, tiring so badly at the end. where she appeared an easy winner, that she finished only a head in front of Black Hress. Shilling, on the latter, claimed foul, but it was not allow, d. Roalla set a fast pace 1m the running of the handicap, but the effort told on him ill the stretch. and We succumbed to Moleseys resolute challenge and was overhauled in the last few strides. Marster and Tony Faust were withdrawn from the fourth race and starter! in the fifth, in which the former made all the pace and won easily from Tony Faust and l.ivius. establishing a new record for the distaiue on this track. After seeing Meelick win the handicap yesterday S. C. Hildreth decided to ship the i-olt to Oakland today. Meelick will be a starter in the California Derby, to be run at Oakland Saturday, and Hildreth is confident of capturing the rich event. It. F. Carman will ship Magazine and 1. /.. De Arnian will send along F.arly Tide and Crestott. Reports from Cplands. Cal.. where Horace Kgbert is trying to recover his health, are to the effect that the Oakland track official is slightly Improved. It is no secret, however, that his health is so poor now that his friends kere find tie ••lu-oir-wteniean regarding the future. J. A. Bennet of New York is selling his horses here as fast as possible and may retire from the turf to the extent, that his future connection probably will be in liookinaking. » K. J. Baldwin is seriously ill at his home. It is believed that he has pneumonia and owing to bis advanced age his illness is causing his friends much uneasiness. Antioch was claimed by II. T. Griffin and Madri-leno by R. F. Carman. "Boots" Durnell was a visitor today and will remain for a week.

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