Angelus Wins Once More.: Leads Throughout In The Myrtle Stakes And Shows Great Speed.; Dorante and Montgomery Defeat Frank Gill in a Fast Run Race--Owners Agreeing Liberally to Brighton Beach Proposals., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-18


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ANGELUS WINS ONCE MORE LEADS THROUGHOUT IN THE MYRTLE STAKES AND SHOWS GREAT SPEED Doranto and Montgomery Defeat Frank Gill in a aFast Fast Run Race Owners Agreeing Liberally Liberallyto to Brighton Beach Proposals New York June 17 It seemed like a paying at ¬ tendance was present to witness the running of the Brooklyn Jockey Clubs good card at Gravcsend to ilav The revenue from the approximately 8000 paid admissions Including the field was more than sutli clent to pay the purses and cover the running ex ¬ penses pensesAn An afternoon of hrilllant sport developed Only one race fell short of the high standard of the pres ¬ ent meeting and that was the twoyearold handicap Mcond on the card in which one conspicuous entry Fitz Herbert scared out all hut two of the original Held of eight Aside from this onesided alTair the program furnished five races replete with spectacle and interest The principal feature the Myrtle Stakes at one mile and a sixteenth was captured by Angelus the City 1ark Derby winner with ridi ¬ culous ease On todays effort the Hitchcock three yearold should be given special consideration for tin rest of the season seasonThe The tabled history of the Myrtle Stakes since IIOt is given below Year Winner A Wt Jockey Val Time Timefl70i fl70i l47i litOl Kilogram 4 107JT Burns 1575 117 1 02 Francesco S5 Shea S7r 144 IIW 1 of Kendal Martin 2000 l4i UH 1 Sheriff Bell lell4 4 1 NiS S T Kuril 2 085 l4i l4i1JI05 1JI05 Jacquin 4 101 J J Walsh 177 144 = HUM Dishabille 4 111 Scwell 1M014 J 1 07 Grapple 5 100 Kcckmaii l l 144 14411KS 11KS Angelus SShreve 250 1405 1405Dorante Dorante and Montgomery two Suburban eligibles qualified handsomely in the handicap at a mile and an eighth the Forsythe colt winning grand raee in the very fast time for the dis ¬ tance of 152 tlat Montgomery revealed a glimpse ijf his best form while Frank Gills effort was far below expectations All three are announced as certain starters for the big Sheepshead Bay race The Held will also include Master Robert and Ballot besides at least a dozen others othersThe The speculative inclined racegoers were handi ¬ capped In more ways than one as only two favorites Fitz Herbert and Suffragette at absolutely prohibi ¬ tive odds were able to make good goodJockeys Jockeys G Burns Delaby and Yorke have been suspended for the remainder of the meeting by flu utarter The Delaware Iackawanna and Western Railroad reports the sale of 7CO tickets to Mon ¬ treal and Hamilton within the last three days Dugan daysDugan who rode M on fort in the Myrtle Stakes was severely kicked while at the post by Hed Friar Friarlncle lncle is almost broken Oown according to his owner S C Hildreth The tendon just above the ankle of his right foreleg is affected and it may be a long time if ever before it will be safe to attempt to condition the i0OCO youngster again for racing racingThe The management at Gravesend today protested against the publication of odds by the press when there were none quoted and also on the ground that betting had been prohibited and none existed The edict hail gone forth earlier in the day that any layer or clubhouse commissioner laying or c ccpting bets on the races run during this afternoon orally or otherwise would be expelled from the track or ruled off the turf There was no socalled itllicial betting at the track but a private market existed existedIt It Is believed that the arrest of George Caffcrratta yesterday provides the test case upon which the racing authorities rely to extricate the great sport from its present intolerable situation situationChristopher Christopher Fitzgerald held a conference with tin press representatives after the races at which it was agreed that the prices furnished to this public today about the starters in the various races were quotations based upon the opinions of competent experts or authorities authoritiesMr Mr Fitzgerald said that there was a unanimous agreement between the raee track managers that every dollar taken in during the season above legiti ¬ mate expenses will go to the horsemen Many favorable replies have already been received to the circular letter sent out by the ISrighton Ieach As ¬ sociation to horsemen who had nominated horses to their stakes asking their permission to modify or declare fixtures off if the exigencies of the situa ¬ tion demanded it Thomas Hitchcock Jr Francis Hitchcock J W Colt F Cook 15 Schreibcr W W Darden H J Mackenzie J L McGinnis G M Odom J A WernlHTg and many others signified their willingness to cooperate with the Brighton management under the circumstances circumstancesAfter After the meeting of the stewards of the Coney Island Jockey Club Secretary Fellowes issued the following notice noticeNew New York June 17 1108 The Coney Island Jockey Club greatly regrets being obliged to reduce added money fifty per cent to all unclosed races at the coming June meeting meetingThere There was one arrest made today and that was in the field George Lichlcnstcin a former field liookinnker and a brother of Sol Lichtenstcin was apprehended in the rear of the grandstand for sin alleged violation of the betting law lawThe The racorgoiug public attached considerable sig ¬ nificance to the fact that Joseph Auerbach attorney for the Jockey Club and Thomas F I Cyan sailed for Europe today on the Adriatic AdriaticThe The buttons which will be worn by the members of the Personal Liberty League of America were issued today Up to date 4000 members have been registered and applications are pouring in from all over the country countryMore More than 100 new poolrooms have opened for business In New York City It is estimated that there are 5000 handbookinakers doing business at present presentS S C Hildreth wired Thomas H Williams today asking Ills permission to ride Walter Miller on Montgomery in the Suburban

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