Another For Jack Atkin.: Takes The Queens County Handicap, Giving Much Weight Away To All.; Thistledale Comes to Grief in the Glendale Steeplechase and Rocket Wins--Great Outpouring to View the Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-26


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ANOTHER FOR JACK ATKIN TAKES THE QUEENS COUNTY HANDICAP GIV ¬ ING MUCH WEIGHT AWAY TO ALL Thistledalo Comes to Grief in the Glcnclale Steeple chase and Rocket Wins Great Outpour 5 ing to View the Racing New York April 25 Jack Atkin fnrtlior proved Ills claims to high class when ho took up 121 pounds and won the Queens County Handicap inlay The mile was run in 1SI the best time made this sea ¬ son He defeated Kestigouche which look his mea pure in the Fretport Handicap and other good horses to which he was conceding lumps of weight Restigouehe and WellKiurne were added starter and the former was a wellbacked favorite Jack Atkln generally lining looked upon as being over ¬ weighted Klllcman was considered in so well with 101 imunds that hi was preferred to lack Atkin Spooner was making his lirst appearance this sea win and was considered a factor lie ran a smash Ing good race and the juice he set was resiiousible for the fast time of the race raceRillcmaii Rillcmaii was liothercd some in the early stages losing much ground but got up to l cat the tiring Spooner for second place The hitters race was his trial for the Kxcelsior Handicap next Wednesday and was a good one Spooner has grown lint little over speedThe winter but has lost none of his speed The condensed history of the Queens County Handicap is as follows followsYear Year Winner A Wt Jockey Val Time 102 Margraviate 4 112 112Wonderly Wont SI050 1050 1 IMC 1C lIOt Yellow Taili 1 OS Shaw i 725 i 45i 1HI Rosctint 1 101 T ISiirns 1855 1 i 1 05 St Valentine 4 112 Crimiiiins IlOli Rams Horn 4 IlSPcrrine 1007 W H Carey 1 1 If f Mountain 17 5 1 40 100S Jack Atkin 1 121 Musgrave 15551 15551Klin Klin previous to 101 at a mile and seventy yards yardsThe The Hampton Stable added Jim Mufti II in the Glcndale Steeplechase and thereby brought about the defeat of Thistledale Silas Veitch who trains for the Hampton Stable thought Kocket could win If there was any horse to carry Thistledale for a turn of the field lie was the only one however who believed Jim McGill caiible of doing this but ho had a good line on the situation situationThe The tabulated history of the Glcndulc Steeple ¬ chase Is as follows followsYear Year Winner A Wt Jockey Val Tinv 1507 Hot Shot 5 115Ray 1 inn 521 1108 Hocket 5 llWJSampson 105 51S 51SH H R Brandt Barney Schreibers trainer has bought from A J Joyncr the twoyearold Fitz Herbert HerbertWhile While little line can yet be had on the probable starters for the Kxeelsior Handicap it was said today that the Iatchogne Stable would start either Nealon or Charles Edward the lop weights under 125 rcsiteeiivelyRacing and 121 pounds rcsiteeiively Racing men well versed on the subject expect the anilracing bills to be beaten if brought up for a vole in the cxlra session

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