Trance In Second Place.: Is Unexpectedly Defeated By Fitz Herbert For The Woodhaven Stakes.; Big Chief Runs a Fast Three-Quarters--Roseben Badly Outrun in His First Start of Year--Aletheuo in Form., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-28


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TRANCE IN SECOND PLACE IS UNEXPECTEDLY DEFEATED BY FITZ HER BEST FOR THE WOODHAVEN STAKES Chief Runs a Fast Three Quarters Roseben Badly Outrun in His First Start of Year Alethouo in Form New York April 27 Koschcn the liost sprinter of recent years made his first appearance of the peason at Aqueduct today and was liadly beaten It was a condilion race at live furlongs and llose bun carried IM pounds lie had worked well enough to warrant his winning and was favorite His owner I C Tohnson sent in a goodsized coinmis Bion on tlie horse Berry Maid and Ked Hivor were the best fancied of his opponents the former having plenty of support Koscbens preliminary was not altogether satisfactory and was reflected in his race He broke well but did not have the early speed of old lit had the Inside position and the others bearing over forced Shaw to pull him up At the end of the lirst furlong lie had been taken back until he was well behind the leaders On the turn Shaw took him to the outside but the old follow did not respond to urging and in the run through the long stretch never appeared to liavy a winning chance Berry Maid and King Cobalt made the running throughout The former Is a game and good filly and under Mnsgraves hand ride won by a head in fltlg Tlie track record Is V The race stamps Berry Maid as a filly of a lot of quality at sprint ¬ ing distances Ked Klvcr was third and his perform ¬ ance was highclass in everyrcspcct everyrcspcctTrance Trance with two baby stakes to her credit at the meeting was a 7 to 10 favorite for tlie Woodhavcn Stakes She was looked upon as the best thing of the day as she had beaten virtually tlie same horses on the terms she was meeting them IStit from an outside position she never seemed able to get to going right and Kitz Herbert led throughout to win in a canter KHz Herbert ran in the colors of II II Brandt Hartley Schreibers trainer who probably won him out as tlie race was worth 1500 to the winner and the odds were 5 to 1 Trance had no trouble to beat the others the Held being badly strung out at tlie finish finishThe The tabulated history of the Woodhaveu Stakes is as follows Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time 1900 Scurry 101 Mitchell 1110102 1901 Elsie L 109 T Hums 10 101 19112 Hedge 10S Landry 1400102 103 Agues BronnunlO ONeill lilO l0lj 1904 Niblick 104 Ked fern 15CO 55 55lIO lIO 5jI00 L Joe Hay man 95 T Kelly 12CO 5j I00 Hertmont 99 Baird 140 54 107 Knstle ill K Swain liHI 5I 1008 Fitz Herbert 102 K Dugan 1000 53J 53JUnit Unit at five furlongs previous to 1901 1901Colonel Colonel Jack eould not take up 120 pounds and win the six furlongs handicap He was a lukewarm favorite with the heavy backing on Alethouo which made a runaway race of it winning from Oxford which ran to his best form Big Chief and Black bhccp made a fighting finish in the first nice which was won by the former In 113 the best time for six furlongs made at the meeting There was some bumping iu the stretch and Musgravc who rode Blackshcep claimed a foul which was not allowed allowedAn An accident occurred in the closing race It will probably result in the death of James K Kcenes filly Ked Bonnet Soon after the start there was a mixup Ked Bonnet and Raquel Ixjth going down Kaquel was quickly en her feet and con ¬ tinued to race around the track after the race had ended but Ked Bonnet was so badly hurt by tlie fall that it was believed that she would have to be Bhot Ked Bonnet was not much of a racing propo ¬ sition but would hare been valuable for the stud She was by St Slmonlan out of Beckon and un ¬ doubtedly had been reserved by Mr Kcene for breeding purposes Neither Notter nor Flytin the riders to fall were seriously injured injuredEnoch Enoch Wlshard narrowly escaped a bad injury today lie tried to board the horse train as it left the siding at Sheepshoad Bay but slipped and just missed having his leg crushed His knee was badly bruised and although he went to Aque ¬ duct his injury was so painful that he returned borne before the first race Fred Forsythe lost by death the threeyearold filly Suzanne Sue by Oddfellow Annie Clark She was a maiden but considered a good filly fillyA A good field is expected for the Excelsior Han ¬ dicap Wednesday Brookdale Nymph Jack Atkln Ncalon McCartcr Rifleman Spooner Chapultepec and a half dozen other horses of quality have been prepared for the event The track is in firstclass condition and with favorable weather a great con ¬ test is assured assuredFrom From a cable interview with Richard Croker the erTamniany chieftain has strong hopes of winning two of Englands classics this season the One Thousand Guineas and the Oaks with Rhodora which has Wintered nicely and has developed Into a grandlooking threeyearold Orby is expected to race at the Epsom meeting also

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