Bedford Stakes To Erbet.: Makes The Running From The Start And Easily Disposes Of Melissa.; Trance Gives Much Weight and a Beating to Suffragette--Tileing Outstays Grapple--Big Chief in Front., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-09


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BEDFORD STAKES TO ERBET MAKES THE RUNNING FROM THE START AND EASILY DISPOSES OF MELISSA Trance Gives Much Weight and a Beating to Suffra ¬ gette Tileine Outstays Grapple I j Big Chief in Front New York Tune S Samuel Emorys Erliet was an easr winner of Ilie Bedford Stakes the Graveseml feature today After the withdrawal of Armlak lie was always tlie choice in the market Inter ¬ vene and Monologue the Duryea pair attracted some following and Gladys Ixniise was another in ilemauil Intervene and Erbert were first off and Paradise Queen showed a Hash of speed that made her a contender early lint she quickly dropped At the head of the stretch Erhet easily shook off Intervene and coining on fast won with plenty to spare Melissa came with a rush in the stretcli and got in time to take second place from the tiring Intervene InterveneThe The history of the Bedford Stakes since 1900 is Year Winner WinnerlOOOTonlcum lOOOTonlcum IIOI Lady llolvrood 1902 Africander 190 Tender Crest 1004 Czaraphine 1005 Cniding Star 190G Acrobat 1907 Uoyal Vane IftOS Erbet Jockey Aral Time TimeMcCue McCue 1300 55 55Shaw Shaw 1150 102 102T T Burns 015 1 02 02Henderson Henderson 1525 100 100Lyne Lyne 10ST 101 J JONeill ONeill 105 101 Sewell Mountain W Miller In the twoyearold race of the day Trance again demonstrated that she is the best filly that has been shown this year l y making a show of sonic smart fillies and geldings to which sbe was giving from twelve to fifteen pounds Suffragette the Vofer Noonday filly was sr starter and with her advantage of fifteen pounds she was deemed to have iu excellent chance to beat Trance As a result they were equal choices at almost every stage of the market It was another case of the Kcene caston beating probably the best filly Keene has shown Trance was Ixinght for 57T at the yearling sales last summer anil Suffragette was one that was reserved The race today left no excuse for Suffragette She opened np a lead of a couple of lengths in the first sixteenth and Trance under burden of 119 pounds was forced1 to go around the outside She was magnificently equal to the task lief ore the turn out of the backstretch MeDaniel had her out in front and the result was never tifferwards in doubt though right tit the end after lie had begun to ease her up he was forced to ride vigorously to withstand a challenge from Suffra yette yetteSimon Simon Pure the winner of the steeplechase was the most heavily backed good thing of the after ¬ noon As good as 40 to 1 he was backed to 12 to 1 at tlie close George Saportas owner of the Bon niehropk Stable in which colors he races only bet 10 straight and 10 to show on his chances A chapter of accidents in the race may have helped him to win although his victory was such an easy one that he probably would have been first without that help helpBig Big Chief which has been showing fairly good form at shorter distances won all the way in the mile and a furlong handicap proved himself capable of staying for the distance and was first liome by i close call from Old Honesty HonestyBerry Berry Maid proved herself a filly of high class by winning the short six furlongs sprint from Cressina ind lulla Iowel under the heavy impost of 1125 jiounds Tileing upset calculations in the fifth Taee by handily beating Grapple the favorite Don Enrique raced third and with better riding would probably have won wonThe The weather was ideal for out of door sport and a particularly large Monday crowd was in attendance There were 2S1 books on Jockey Garner was set down for the rest of the week by starter Cassidy

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