Thomonds Great Weight Carrying Feat: Carries 190 Pounds to Easy Victory in Hunters Flat Race at Hamilton, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-06


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TII02I0NDS GREAT WEIGHT CARRYING FEAT. Carries 190 Pounds to Easy Victory in Hunters Flat Race at Hamilton. Hamilton. Out.. October 5. Todays program at Hamilton included a race for hunters on the Hat. a steeplechase over the mile and three-quarters coursi and a race over tlie turf track. Evenly balanced ileitis were named in all six of the races and a majority of them furnished interesting contests. Favorites j and outsiders divided honors, the winning: I choices being Michael Angelo. Thomond and Mane t Sigsbee. The steeplechase furnished a series of ! mishaps. The favorite. Expansionist, ridden le Nal Bay. was carried iut the wing at the seven tl jump when Gait bolted. In the scrimmage Kay was-miscated and in falling sprained his ankle. Henry who had the mount on Goldliour. was carried int one of the yosts which mark the course, striking the obstacle with his leg and breaking his knee cap. At lie first fence Bacilia made a mistake ii lauding aid all but unseated Hayes. The- latte. lost both his stirrups at this point, but pHickil. rode the race out without them. After Expansionist was put out of the running, the race proved an easy thing foi; Waterway, which won under re straini. Henry, despite his painful injury, rode desperate finish and landed Goldlieur a half l-ngtl in front nf Kaciia. Tlie attendance was again large and specula I io; brisk, thirty-nine layers attending tit th" wants o th.ose speculatively inclined. In the hunters lint race the A I helium lmrst. Tho mom!, picked up 100 pounds. n:ad- his own pact and won in a canter. This ws probably the stifTes impost a lmrse has ever been asked to carry in ; handicap on the Hat in this country. Tliomom was always noted for his ability to curvy Hal. weight and in todays race, despite his tvavy im lost, lie simply played with his opponents. Tho-nioud was formerly owned by Tlmm:;s Clyde. vh bred him at Jiis farm at Bryn M;ivr. Pa. Amos Turney showed a speedy maideu in Mam Sigsbee. which wou the fifth race from a big bam; of opiRinents. Maud Sigsbee is a handsome tlll.v am is by the Turney stallion. Captain Sigsbee. out oi thai goad mare. Maud Gonne. She made nil tin once and won under restraint. In the dosing race thalfonte showed a splendid ncrformance over the grass course when he beat good racers, making the pace all the way ami running a mile and a quarter in 2:01. Jockey Phil Musgrave will leave for Cincinnati Saturday night where lie will rest up until the opening of the I.atonia meeting. Musgrave will ride as a free lance at Latonia. but will sign to ride for some stable during the winter at one of the Cni fornia tracks. He has three otters under eonsidera tion, but has not as yet decided with whom he wil J. C. Ferriss. Jr. and Charles Bowman lire a jouple of horsemen who have arranged to ship to La onia and several more will also send their stable.--to that point in the event of books being put on here. Jockey Charles Boss has already secured a mount "n the Kings Plate to be run at Toronto next spring. He lias been engaged to ride the Hendrie colt. "eismic. in that event. Mrs. L. A. Livingston, proprietor of the Bancocas tock Farm in New Jersey, is a visitor at Hamilton lor mission in Canada is to locate a farm either tear Toronto or Hamrltou. In the event of a suit ible place being secured, it is said that the entire laud of broodmares and stallions owned by her wil1 e transferred from Bancocas to Canada. This in-ludes Lavid Garriek. Ildrim and the imported horsf llganteum. Mrs. Livingston has inspected tlie Giddings farm near Oakville. where Wire In and Var Whoop were bred and a deal for the place may -e closed during tho week. Jockey A. Martin was lined 5 by the stewards for cutting across in front of his competitors with Brown Tony in the fourth race.

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