Tom Meltons Stake Race.: Wins The Nursery Stakes At Pimlico Under A Good Ride By Scoville.; Tampico the Only Winning Favorite--Reported Break down of Trance Untrue--Fashion Plate to Start in Preakness Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1909-05-11


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TOM MELTONS STAKE RACE. WINS THE NURSERY STAKES AT PIMLICO UNDER A GOOD REDE BY SCOVILLE. Tampico the Only Winning Favorite — Reported Break Down of Trance Untrue— Fashion Plate to Start in Preakncss Stakes. Baltimore, Mil.. May 10. — Besides the Nursery Stakes the program at Pimlico this afternoon had as features two steeplechase races. With the Baltimore public the latter were the more popular, while Hie Nnrstrv Slakes attracted lie attention of the professionals-. Samuel Ross of Washington furnished the winner of She stake in Tom Meltou. a chestnut gelding by Clenlieiin — Speetlinast. which won iu a canter after making the running all the way. In his previous efforts this ronnaater has been unfortunate iu that he met with much early interference. He was ri-hlen by Scoville today, who managed lo leave the barrier with the leading rank ami was soon out in front ami clear of Interference. Tom .Meltou showed a tine turn of speed, considering the condition of the track, which was slow, and he is evidently a colt of some pretensions. It was a hard day on favorites. Tanipho. winner of the iiunters race, was the only siieivssful favorite. Three of the races furnished keen contests, with the finishes disc. The plaster cast was removed from Albert Simons leg this morning, but he will be confined to the hospital for a week yet. The horses which he is training for John W. Schorr will tie shipped to Toronto Friday night. James McLaughlin will semi his stable to Woodbine Park at the same time William Garth anil Robert Boyle will leave for Canaan with their strings Sunday night. T. E. Mannix. James McLaughlin. Jr.. and J. Sturgis sent their, horses to Jaine-lowu this aite. in ion. C. C. Smithson has derided to ship Juggler over to Belmont Park to meet his engagement in the Metropolitan Handicap. This horse will Is- shipped tomorrow and Cowan wilt leave iu the s«me car wid him. The latter is also a Metropolitan eligible an. I will be a starter in that race. Tommy Wright has announced that Rio Grande would also gs lo New York and be a starter In the races at that meeting which called for gentlemen riders. W. Karrick arrived ibis evening with the three-year-old. Fashion Plate. The latter will go to the post in the Preakncss Stakes on Wednesday T -t Welsh shipped McCarter back to New York this morning Trance, which was reportetl as having bowed a tendon Saturday, was worked this morning in electric bandages ami her owner. G. M. Otlom. has decided to ship her to New Yolk anil take a chance of starting her in the Metropolitan. It is said that an amateur meeting will be held at the Kenilwnrth Park course. Buffalo, next summer. Arrangements are under wav to turn the plant over to the Country Club. Previous to the rac.-s this afternoon a sale of horses was held in the paddock, when the following were disposed of: Vaudeville, fttt, Mrs. R. Jackson; Cartwheel. 15. W. W. Saaford; Glorious Betsy. 75. C K. Harrison. Jr.: Canvas. MS. J. P. .Sherman: Function. 5, J. Klohr; Fluctuate. 05, W. W. San ford: Kotitrest. 5: It. Biggs: Black Mis,- na- R p. Watis; Orphan Lad. . II. Riles.

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