Gravesends Good Racing: Gold Lady Outruns Running Water In The Marlboro Handicap.; Simon Pure Lands the Kensington Steeplechase--King Cobalt Outstays Alfred Noble--Rye Manages to Take Another Race., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-17


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GRAVESENDS GOOD RACING GOLD LADY OUTRUNS RUNNING WATER IN THE MARLBORO HANDICAP Simon Pure Lands the Kensington Steeplechase Xingr Cobalt Outstays Alfred Noble Ryo RyoManages Manages to Take AnotherRace New York June 10 Todays marvelously im ¬ proved weather and track conditions combined with an excellent tard of six races including two vain able stakes the Kensington for steeplechasers and the Marllwro Handicap for mares three years old and over attracted approximately 8000 turf devo ¬ tees to the old Jra vesend race course today From Jmth a speculative and racing staiidi oint the after ¬ noons sH rt was highly satisfactory and enjoyable Speculators were in an appreciative mood and their iMitliusiiism as the racing progressed and the ma ¬ jority of the public choices materialized grew more and more pronounced pronouncedThe The decisive defeat of the great mare Running Water which started in the chief feature at odds on by Cold Lady was a stunning blow to experts many of whom had predicted probable victory for Mr Duryeas big Sir Dixon mare in the Suburban SuburbanThe The winner was heavily backed and the medium of a big coup by A L Aste her enterprising boot ¬ black owner Running Water dropped out of serious contention so unexpectedly and before the race was half over that many spectators thought that she had broken down in the race raceThe The tabled history of the Marlboro Handicap is as follows Year TimeISKXi Winner A Wt Jockey Val Time ISKXi Coy Maid 4 00 W Kuapp 3400 l40j l40j100T 150JHMIS 100T Flip Flap 4 124 Sandy 3205 150J HMIS Gold Lady 4 100 Garner 2010 1 4SJ 4SJThe The crosscountry stake developed into a fascinating ppcctacle Tlie entire field of five took close orde for over a mile of the journey the fencing being uniformly good throughout The winner Simon rnre survived like a real good one after meeting ill jwssibloThe the 111 luck jwssiblo The tabled history of the Kensington Steeplechase since 1000 is given below Year Winner A Wt Jockey Val Jimc 1000 Bncla 0 ir i Hogan 850 514g 1001 Matt Simpson 4 130 Burgess 850 310 1002 Big Gun 5 137 Fry 810 312 j 10W Kophone 0 142 Donohue 1035 357 1001 Candling 7 132 Ileider 1885403 1005 Candling S 143 Veitch 1880357 1000 Oro 4 134 Stone 2170358 1007 Delcanta 5 130 Beamish 2140350 1508 1970350Hun Simon Pure 4 130 M Ilcndsou 1970350 Hun as hurdle race previous to 1003 1003Alfred1 Alfred1 Noble the runnerup in the sprint race won by King Cobalt has developed into a grand lKiklng threeyearold and his first race this season was a good one despite his unfitness for a bruising effort effortKye Kye the famous little Bowery champion came into his own again by capturing the fifth race from last opponents and should be hard to beat from now on in almost any company Christopher companyChristopher Fitzgerald today purchased Silk Hose for Sir Thomas Shanghnessy president of the Cana ¬ dian Pacific Railroad S C IHIdruth received 2000 for the gotxl twoyearold Watercress Hosiery filly She was shipped to Montreal during the afternoon Fiftyfour afternoonFiftyfour of caterer McGraths employes and fifty Pinkertims were discharged from service at the track yesterday

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