Royal Tourist In Front.: Takes The Long Established Preakness Stakes Without Being Extended.; Bayonet an Easy Victor in the Deerfoot Steeplechase--Trance Adds Another Race to Her Long Score., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-03


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ROYAL TOURIST IN FRONT TAKES THE LONG ESTABLISHED PREAKNESS STAKES WITHOUT BEING EXTENDED Bayonet an Easy Victor in the Deerfoot Stecple chase Trance Adds Another Race to Her Long Score New York Tune 2 Proceedings at Gravesend today were tame and uninteresting although de ¬ cidedly profitable to the public as the first four choices won while Home Again winner of the losing race was a general tip that was exceedingly well backed Although then were two stakes on the card interest centered about the third race where McCartcr was making his debut as a selling plater It was well confirmed that McCarter has a bud tendon the excuse given for entering him in a selling race to be sold for lrOO McCarter was always as good as 2 to 1 and a point better could be obtained in spots That the stable had a whole ¬ some fear that the colt would break down was evi ¬ denced by the lack of any extensive support from this iinarter Hut the fears were groundless as McCarter not only won hut pulled up apparently as good as ever There was not the slightest indica ¬ tion of lameness when he was unsaddled but there may of course be a different story to tell tomorrow morning Tom MeGrath outfooted McCarter to the stretch but difference in class told and McCarter cime on to win by a couple of lengths lengthsThe The Preakness Stakes a Gravesend fixture of fif teen years standing was the feature but was reduced to four starters The withdrawals included Ieter Quince the presumed most formidable op ¬ ponent to Hoyal Tourist which was made an odds on choice although there was plenty of support for hive Wire Hoyal Tourist made a show of his piu iunt gallopii unexteisded in front all the way and winning like a real smart colt lie may not belong with the topnotcliers but surely ranks high jn the second division Live Wire was doing his best throughout and ran a creditable race but is not in the Hoyal Tourist class classThe The Prcakness Stakes was first run in 1S94 Its tabled history since 1900 is given below Year Winner WinnerIK Wt Jockey Val Time IK Hindus llOISpencer 1J100 l4Ss 101 The Parader Paraderi2 HSILandry 1C05 147J i2 Old England IIHIL Jackson 2240 1 4 J JM Flocarline lISIGannon 1S75 144 1441X 1X X 4 Bryn Mawr lOSlIIildcbrand 25r o l44jt l44jtl0r l0r 0r Cairngorm 1141W Davis 2145 145 1450i 0i Whimsical 10SMillcr 2055 145 1453I7 3I7 Don Enrique 107 1 Mountain li2GO IMiig IMiigOS JJKiS OS Hoyal Tourist 112K Dugan 2455 140 140The The public found it hard to choose between Bay ¬ onet and Jimmy Lane for the Deerfoot Steeple ¬ chase At post time however the Bayonet senti jnent was the stronger and he closed a slight favor ¬ ite Both have at times Ided in races and both bled slightly today This affected the showing of Jimmy Lane to a greater degree than that of Bayonet Hayonct led throughout but Owens took Jimmy Iane up to him very easily when entering the haekstretch for the last time Just when he ap ¬ peared ready to run by the pacemaker he bled and dropped back Bayonet then went on to an easy victory while King Castle beat Jimmy Lane for second place placeTrance Trance scored another easy victory in the opening race giving weight to some fillies of fair class iud beating them with ridiculous ease ridden by W Walsh a boy of little experience The presence of this rider did not however scare the public for she was heavily backed at oddsoil oddsoilCelts Celts Brooklyn Handicap victory was impressive to handieapper Vosburgh as well as to the public Jn the weights for the Parkway Handicap at a mile cind a sixteenth to be run Friday Mr Vosburgh ives Celt 110 pounds Ballot leads with 120 Jack JUkin has 124 Nealon 122 and Charles Edward 121 Montgomery is at even weights with Celt in actual jionmte but according to the scale Celt is making big concessions to every horse in the race raceTlie Tlie colors of Thomas II Williams were seen in n couple of races today Blameless in the two yearold selling race led to the stretch but spoiled Jliis chances by running out

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