Trances Holly Handicap.: Lucky At The Start, While Fitz Herbert Is Not, She Wins All The Way.; Waterspeed Takes Another Steeplechase--Queen Marguerite Defeats Ida D. Through Shillings Superior Riding--Danoscara First., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-24


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TRANCES HOLLY HANDICAP LUCKY AT THE START WHILE FITZ HERBERT IS NOT SHE WINS ALL THE WAY Waterspeed Takes Another Steeplechase Queen QueenMarguerite Marguerite Defeats Ida D Through Shillings ShillingsSuperior Superior Riding Danoscara First New York September 21 Another goodsized crowd journeyed to the Oravesend race course to ¬ day The weather was warm and thick and while tiie first half of the card was being decided Ihe colors of the jockeys riding were barely distinguish ¬ able with the naked eye eyeAn An attractive twoyearold race between top nntchers of that age featured the program Tills was the twentysecond renewal of the Holly Handi ¬ cap one of the Brooklyn Jockey Clubs most popular juvenile lixtures Todays field which included the brilliant trio of youngsters Trance 1itz Herbert and Hilarious besides Bon Homme gave promise of a highclass contest unless tin last named got In the way This however was exactlv what the For sythe candidate did to the virtual elimination of Iltz Herbert the favorite and best backed horse in the race The quartette broke in perfect align ¬ ment but Bon llomine bore over sharply from the outside and forced the giant Ethelbcrt colt to pull up Before he again got Into his stride the others were so far in front of him that further pursuit seemed useless Nevertheless Shilling Injudiciously essayed the task and landed Fitz Herbert a fast going second five lengths behind Trance This was sulliclently far in the rear of the winner to have made the Issue doubtful even under the most favor aide conditions for the runnerup Mr Hildreth was greatly wrought up over todays repetition by Shilling of his pulling up tactics in the Junior Cham ¬ pion Stakes last Saturday He remarked that Fitz Herliert had with ditlieulty been restrained while working a quarter In 22 seconds on Tuesday and it seemed hard lines to time him four seconds slower In the race On the other hand Trances form in the Holly was a revelation U racegoers This very remarkable lilly displayed all of her oldtime dazzling speed and unimpaired stamina and her sudden and complete rejuvenation must be set down as a pleasing incident incidentThe The jcouitiinsed history of tup Holly Handicap since Is given belowr Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time 300 Conroy lir Spencer 2 IST 1074 3101 Kndur by UIghti0 J Woods 1180 107 1002 Africander 120 J Martin 2770 lllt 1101 Pnlsus 121 ONeill UOTO 1 104 Oiseau 120 II Cochran 2445 110 11011X13 11X13 Hooray Ill Lyne 2010 1118 1118llltX llltX Frank Lord 103 Earner 24201101 24201101liWI liWI Tncle 121 Finn 2Wr 111 1108 Trance 118 D McCthy 1400 1051 1051iHun iHun at alK ut threequarters of a mile from 1H2 to 107 Inclusive InclusiveThe The decision of the afternoons card began with a runaway victory for Witching Hour which marked the fourth straight success this week for a Madden tralned horse and the breaking out of the J E Madden Albert Simons feud Despite his not be ¬ ing represented in the race the latter was a bidder i n the winner when put up for auction and advanced liiui just SiOO over his entered selling price of 1000 which was equivalent to taking the purse away from the owner Mr Madden bought Witch ¬ ing Hour In for the customary raise of 5 5With With the return of her fine Brighton Beach form Waterspeed handily vanquished Mark Humberts in the steeplechase while Animus scored for the first time In the colors of John Powers his new owner ln the mile and a furlong selling race Every one of the first three winners was well backed backedIt It was reserved for the two closing races to pro Tide hotly contested finishes The fifth race was marked by rough riding on the first turn the offen ¬ der Iveing Danoscara and the sufferer Brookdale Nymph With the race finally narrowing down to these two it was sup osed by some that the Sanford lilly would be disqualified and a crowd gathered around the stewards stand But after some little delay the little red block was hoisted confirming tlm original placing placingIt It was a case of a superior class jockey triumph ¬ ing over an inferior rider when Queen Marguerite earned a nose victory over the oddsoil favorite Ida I in the sixth Form was well observed Oral vagering was voluminous and the discreet occa ¬ sional racegoer was able to enjoy the sport as of ofA A couple of subpoena servers projected themselves into the game during the afternoon and the report spread like wildfire that a number of the prominent layers and bettors would be summoned to appear fiefore the Kings County grand jury and testify as to their race track betting It turned out that these vero after a couple of orientals one of whom was Ah Fong an habitual racegoer The subpoenas had in omiectlon with the track trackThe The last report from the Reception Hospital was that II Smith the little negro rider who was in ¬ jured by a fall in the third race yesterday is still unconscious He came out of the necessary opera ¬ tion in fairly good condition but early this morning Tliad a sinking spell spellMessrs Messrs Burlew ONeill accompanied by their respective families sailed for Europe on the Oceanic today There was a big crowd of friends on hand ito bid them bon voyage One cabin was completely allied with floral offerings sent them for the occa occaA A number of horses in training belonging to IMessrs J A Wernberg F J Farrell C L Har Tlsou H C Doggett F H Milden U A Rainey 31 K Knapp arid A Simons will be sold at auction Tomorrow In the Gravesend paddock This sale marks the retirement from racing of the shortlived turf establishment of Cad Doggett who will dispose of Voodcraft and Star Thistle In Frank Farrells onsigninent are such noted performers as Grapple and James B Brady BradyJake Jake Jones sends six horses with H E llowells California shipment next Monday Harry MondayHarry Payne Whitney is due to arrive here next Saturday from England EnglandJ J D Lagans string including Sea Wolf Gild Orphan Lad and Sam Hice left for Louisville today in charge of C E Howe HoweSherlock Sherlock and Montague two promising twoyear Ids in Philip J Dwyers string worked well be ¬ ll ween races today five furlongs in 10 Jockey 10Jockey Gilbert will be left In charge of A G Jilakeley on II E Howells departure next Monday 2or California

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