Naushon And Bashti Win: Wilson And Whitney Stables Score In The Matron Stakes.; Pimlico Has Most Brilliant Opening in History of Famous Old Course--Zeus Unlucky to Lose in the Colts Division--Records Broken., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-16


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NAUSHON AND BASHTI WIN WILSON AND WHITNEY STABLES SCORE IN THE MATRON STAKES Pimlico Has Most Brilliant Opening in History of ofFamous Famous Old Course Zeus Unlucky to lose in inthe the Colts Division Records Broken Baltimore Md Octolxr 15 The fall season of racing at Pimlico was brilliantly opened this aftcr aioon The crowd that turned out to witness the wport was the largest in the history of the Maryland Jockey Club fully 10COO persons being present AH of the prominent metropolitan racing regulars and a number from other sections of the country were on hand The day was an ideal one for racing the weather being warm and the track exceedingly fast as evidenced by the time recorded in several of the races The program was probably the best run over this famous old course in recent years the Matron Stakes run in two divisions forming the bright particular feature The fields in butn Ihe filly and colt end of the stakes were of high clus It was the first time that local racegoers had an opiwrtunity of witnessing the pick of Ameri ¬ can juveniles race and both aroused much interest interestThe The cult end which was run as the third race furnished the keener contest of the two the finish binding Nanshon and Zeus so close together that the xviuner was in doubt until the official placing was displayed The judges could have given the race to either of the pair without provoking criticism The iilly end of the stake went to Bashti which showed herself a veritable speed marvel in disposing of the fast LoveNot without much effort in the run through the homestretch to draw away Into an easy lead of two lengths at the finish Bashti was an oddson favorite while Naushon was a wellbacked second choice Naushons victory was rather a lucky one sis Zeus would certainly have beaten him had Shill ¬ ing kept iiiui from swerving in behind Naushou at i critical stage of the race raceZeus Zeus had worked so well for the race that S C Ilildretb decided to withdraw Novelty and depend on Zeus The latter broke slowly when the barrier was released and in the early stages was a distant trailer Not until after they had gone three fur ¬ longs did he begin to improve his position and ntering the homestretch Shilling took him to the nitsidc In the final furlong he began closing on the leaders and at the sixteenth jwst he swerved in be ¬ hind Nausiion Shilling was compelled1 to stop riding to Ktralghteii the colt and at the end he closed again with such a rush that as the pair passed the winning mark It was hard to tell which was in front The pace in the Rice was terrific the first eighth being run in 12 the next in 11J the third Iu 11s and the half in 405 405In In the filly end of the stakes Bashti was made a i to 5 favorite LoveNot was not on her good liehavlor at the iwst but flattered her backers when the start came by dashing to the front and leading Itasiiti by a small margin until making the turn into tiie homestretch There the latter forged lo the front ami in the run home drew away into an fasy lead IxiveNot was a tiring second and was driving hard at the end to stall off Horizon which showed a smart performance and was coming strong at the finish after having met witli interference at the head of the stretch stretchAdams Adams Express a colt that was sent cast by II M Ziegler last spring and failed lo run up to the high standard which trainer diaries Hughes pro ¬ claimed for him furnished one of the surprises of the afternoon by making a runaway affair of the second race and winning with great ease by four lengths Adams Express ran the live and a half fur ¬ longs in 101 which was threefifths of a second faster than the previous mark for the distance In tin closing dish Firestone ran tlte mile and seventy vards in It42i This was one and threefifths sec ¬ onds faster than the previous track record recordMillionaire Millionaire owners captured the first six races this afternoon and It remained for S C Ilildivth lo break tin sentence by taking the closing race with Firestone The latter caused some delay and Iho stewards ordered that his entry be refused for tin remainder of the meeting In Hie steeplechase Oakhnrst swerved at the first jump and collided with K wilh the result that the riders of both horses were unsealed Oakhurst has boon refusing lo take his fmcs in his last liiilfdoren starts and Ins entry will not lc accepted during the rest of Ihe meeting meetingTliomas Tliomas A Coll in owner and trainer of Bourbon Bean one of the starters in the colt end of the Matron failed to turn up at the paddock to saddle ids horse John Hvland was pressedi into service by Ihe officials and as a reminder to Collins lo be more ittentlve in the future a line of 2OO was imposed liyjo liyjolkevs lkevs ° Falii Faliii1Sand i1Sand J Wilson will not l e permitted lo irocpt mounts at Pimlico or Jamestown until the conlracls held bv II F Carman and C S Wilson are rLfciifPncd out by the Jockey Club stewards

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