Running of the Junior Champion, Daily Racing Form, 1909-09-18

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: RUNNING OF THE JUNIOR CHAMPION For a number of years past the Junior Champion Stakes has been one of the most important and valuable stakes for two-year-olds of the eastern turf, running up to as much as 8,320 when Mesmerist won it for tbe Chicago turfman, A. Featherstone. in 1899. This year there is a decided change ill respect to its value but, as racing now goes, it is still well worth winning and has a majority of the crack two-year-olds of tbe year In "its " list of nominations. Naturally, it has commanded the stars of former years, and such names as those of Mesmerist. High Order.. Ildrlui. Commando, Goldsmith. Rellario, AcetuII. Highball, Leonidas. Sysonby, AVild Mint, Salvidere. Celt, De Mund, Ballot, Uncle. Suffragette, Mediant and Fitz Herbert ,ln its array of winners and placed horses .assure that its running has been marked by grand racing in years past. Its record to date Is as follows: Year. First. Jockeys. AVt. Second. Wt. Third. Wt. Val. Time. 1893 Armament Maher.,107 Rhlnelander 107 Ahom 115 $ 9,600 1:141 1899 Mesmerist .OConnor . .122 High Order ..112 Ildrim 105 18,320 1:15 1900 Commando Spencer.. 127 Bellario 117 Olympian 107 10,510 1:13 lOOHGnldsmith N. Turner.. 127 Igniter A10 Rockwater 107 12.650 1:11J. 1002 Ace full U. Cochran.. 110 Lord of the Vale 110 Blue Ribbon ...110 13,425 l:09i 1903 Highball .Fuller.. 127 Leonidas 122 Ormondes Rightl22 12,760 l:10g 1904 Sysonby Redfern..l27 Wild Mint 117 Cairngorm ....110 6,010 1:098 1905 Pegasus Lync..ll0 Kuroki 110 Voorhecs 117 11,775 l:10i lfM Salvidere AV. Miller.. 124 De Mund 127 Ballot 127 13,475 1:10 1907 Celt ...AA. Miller. .107 Uncle 107 Meelick 117 5.425 1:10 190S Suffragette Notter..l22 Mediant 121 Fitz ncrbert ...126 2.250 1:09 Reduced from full three-quarters to present distance.

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