Fair Play Wins A Derby.: Defeats King James And Chapultepec For The Rich Brooklyn Event.; The Tremont Stakes Taken by Maddens Fayette, with a Stablemate Second--Gretna Green First in the Brookdale., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-14


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FAIR PLAY WINS A DERBY DEFEATS KING JAMES AND CHAPULTEPEC FOR THE RICH BROOKLYN EVENT The Tremont Stakes Taken l y Maddens Fayette Fayettewith with a Stablemate Second Gretna Green GreenFirst First in the Brookdale New York June 13 Todays racing at Gravesend was no longer overshadowed by its betting adjunct as was the case yesterday the sport again becoming the chief and for this day the only attraction at tin popular old rare course Approximately 20000 persons witnessed the running off of the splendid card of even races which included the famous Tremont Stakes the the Brookdale Handicap and the Brooklvu Derby DerbyHie Hie first of this trio of rich stakes resulted In an easy victory for John K Maddens entries Fayetfe and Sir Martin at prohibitive odds the former leading his stable companion home under Walter Minors pilotage with the remainder of the field headed liy Bobbin with the exception of States ¬ man lostly humbed Madden had declared to win with Sir Martin but Miller disobeyed instruc ¬ tions on Fayette and rode that promising maiden out thereby incurring a big penalty for the Great American Stakes to which lie is eligible The offending jockey who rode in brilliant form during ihc stewardsDandelion afternoon was reprimanded by the stewards Dandelion and Montgomery the two choices in tht Brcokdale showed poor form Gretna Green lead ¬ ing all the way from Don Enrique the extreme out ¬ sider which saved a lucky second place from the injudiciously ridden Dandelion DandelionThe The history of the Brookdale Handicap since 1900 is given in the table below Year Winner A Wt Jockev Val Time 1 900 Jean Bereaud4 127 X Turner f 1700 1541 1532Ji02 1901 Carbuncle 4 101 II Cochran 1G50 1532 Ji02 Morningside 4 104 II Cochran 2200 1522 3M t Hunter ltalne4 102 J Martin 3195 1553 1904 llermis 5 125 Ued fern 34SO 152J 1905 154JllIG Go Between 4 HOT Burns 3315 154J llIG Go Between 5 IK Shaw 3725155 1107 Zambesi 3 107Miller 3785133 1008 Gretna Green 4 lOGNotter 3975 152 August 152August Belmonts Fair Play another shortpriced favorite captured the Derby in easy and convincing style Maddens sturdy threeyearold King James the runnerup ran like a stayer of the oldfashioned type Only four horses ran for this important fix ¬ ture Fair Play which indulged Chapultepec with the lead for the first mile and had at all stages the measure of his opponents drew out when his jockey pleased though momentarily menaced by King James midway of the stretch and made good finally and decisively decisivelyBolando Bolando bolted through a gap in the fence after the finish of the last race and jockey Bergen was thrown injuredFormer and painfully injured Former jockey Chevalier who was connected with the Little Pete turf scandal at Bay District in 189G md ruled off at the time has been recently rein ¬ stated by the Jockey Club Chevalier will ride jumpers for V J Daly

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