Dandelion Fails at Sprinting: Runs Third to Dominus Arvi and Colloquy in the Mount Lowe Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1908-12-02


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DANDELION FAILS AT SPRINTING. Runs Third to Dominus Arvi and Colloquy in the Mount Lowe Handicap. Los Angeles. Cal.. December 1. The Mount Lowe Handicap, the feature of todays sport, drew out a field of some -tt the Iiest. Iwrse?? here. The close contest lietween the lir.st four horses at the finisii reflects great credit upon the allotment of weights by Secretary Smith. Sam Ilildrcths uidelion oiienrjd favorite, but was soon displaced by Colloquy, which went to the post a prime first choice. The wimirr turned up in Dominus Arvi. a surprise party, although a number of those who watched Iiis excellent races here .toward the end1 of the meeting last year, profited handsomely by his victory. He made the pace throughout and admirably .stood off Colloquys resolute challenge in the closing strides. Dandelion was outrun to the stretch, but closed up ground steadily in the final eighth, finishing with a lKlated rush. Tic- big disappointment of the day was Sir Edwards showing in the third race. He was regarded as almost ia certainty and after flattering Ills many backers by holding a big lead to the final sixteenth suddenly gttve way. Ilarcourt finally disposing of him at tire end. The winner was well backed by a select few Kentuckians. He is trained by Henry McPaniel, who scorns to be putting a winner over regularly every day. The attendance is improving and speculation is becoming brisker. The books had the better of the days argument. Dr. Gardner received a telegram from Lexington. Ky.. today saying that John E. Madden would ship ten head of horses here next Moudaj in charge of Peter Wiinmer. Jockey Bullmaii is under contract to !. Summers and Co.. and will begin riding for them next Friday. J. It. Dunn will sell Iiis entire string of horses in the paddock Friday. ".Mickey" Kay. a well-known New York clubhouse commissioner, arrived here Monday and will remain for the winter.

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