Free Field Is Inviting: Some Two Thousand Persons Take Advantage Of Belmont Park Offer.; At Least Five Thousand Patronize Other Enclosures and Prospect for Perpetuation of Sport Is Regarded Good--Rock View Wins the Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-07


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FREE FIELD IS INVITING SOME TWO THOUSAND PERSONS TAKE AD ¬ VANTAGE OF BELMONT PARK OFFER At Least Five Thousand Patronize Other Enclosures and Prospect for Perpetuation of Sport Is Re ¬ garded Good Rock View Wins the Derby New York June 0 This was inauguration day at Dclmont Park so far as tile field proposition was concerned The management opened the infield to the public and though it was Friday an olfday there was a mighty good crowd in the enclosure an hour before the racing began and it increased every minute until tin Derby was run when at least 1XH lined the infield fences It is the intention o open the field on several days during the meeting f the offering is appreciated and the patrons obey the laws of the state and the dictates of the man ¬ agement agementThere There could have been no better demonstration of the gratitude of the public than that shown his afternoon Had it been Saturday or a holiday it is estimated that from 15000 to 20000 would have taken advantage of the opportunity There was no bookmaking in the free field or betting of any kind excepting trifling wagers made between Tiends TiendsThe The attendance is picking up wonderfully in the enclosures At least 5000 paraded the lawns and clubhouse and what betting was done was carried on well within the laws demands and according to he regulations of the management The foundation for laidThe perpetual racing seems to have been well laid The favorites won the exceptions being Lysander Uock View and Dally Cliff Dosom practically had a walkover for the lirst race and Holiday just staggered homo to beat Dlack Droom and Stake and Cap With letter racing luck Donald Macdoiiahl might have beaten Lysander He met with early in ¬ terference and then had to run around two horses on the last turn He was tired at the finish but Lysandir was tired tin and coming back at every stride to Donald Macdonald MacdonaldClass Class told the story in the Drooklyn Derby Prince Eugene was installed first choice because of the vast difference in weight Kock View proved much the better of the two McTaggart rode him badly keeping him on the outside of Prince Eugene all the way to the turn for home where he left him and took the lead The time of the race was Slow wjiifh docs not speak well for Prince Eugene as be was badly beaten and extended all tlie way The wayThe Drooklyn Derby was an important anniiitl feature of racing at Gravesend from LSS7 the yea of its institution until racing was suspended there in 1511 Its tabled history from 1500 is as follows Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time 15100 Petruchio 10S Spencer S17r ii ii1K1 1K1 Dounibert H Spencer 77f 0 1U Maj DaingerfieldllS Odom 7750 2H llio Whorler 1LS F ONeill 7750 2 101 Dryn Mawr IIS Lyiie 10000 r rISHKi ISHKi Cairngorm 118 W Davis 50 iU 1500 Delmcre US F ONeill 175 T7 107 Peter Pan 16 W Miller 30175 1 1 1508 Fair Play 11 1 E Dugan iur X1 150 Joe Madden 125 E Dugaiu S r l7 1510 Dalmatioii 122 C 11 Shilg 200 207 101 Kock View ILa McTaggarf 2050207 2050207Distance Distance one and onehalf miles from 1500 to 150 inclusive inclusiveDally Dally Cliff the winner of the sixth race come from the stable of John Sanford It is the first time since the closing of the season in 1510 that the Sanford colors have been in front though the Ilurri cana Stud has been kept intact The victory was a popular one especially among the clubhouse con ¬ tingent There was half a dozen tips for tho race Hiatus l eiiig the most general He did not show speed during any part of the running and bad worked almost as fast as the race was run Am ¬ brose Clark gave Lysander a boost of SOO after he had won but K T Wilson retained him himThe The Holder horses will bo sold shortly according to a cable from Paris and Sam Ilildreth their trainer will return to this country It is expected that other trainers and owners will also return now that hereJ racing is bucoming reestablished here J Lynch who was thrown from Exemplar at Piping Kock yesterday and received injuries about the head died in the Nassivilgh hospital shortly after being taken there in an unconscious condition lie has l leeii eeii riding in steeplechases for some time and was a promising crosscountry jockey He was thirty years of age ageThe The box holders for the racing at Piping Koek include many prominent in business and social circles and are as follows E I Morgan Paul D Cra vath II L Pratt K S Lovett J A Dbiir Jr J S 1hipps 5ifTord A Cochran K T Wilson J E Davis Mrs A E Dietrich W I Slieelmn II K Knapp E C Ilium G ft Fahys W II Por ¬ ter Allan Pinkerton W S Pierce E F Whitney L J Francke A L Kramer J D Adams T D Davis C A Frank W S Hofatra William A Jamison Foster Milliken C M MacNeill Charles E Proctor John D Kyan James D Taylor T SulTem Taller Mortimer L Schiff II U Winthroo 7 T Pratt S T Peters C K G Killings W G Loew August Delmont John Sanford Thomas Hitch ¬ cock C V Drokaw De Forest Candee W K Coe S F Dothschild C A Cotlin Edmund Randolph G E Kent Thomas F White L Hunt M S Durrlll J Garneau Frank J Dryan John D Den ¬ nis J E Fisher Jr Kichard F Howe T P Kir Hn J C Moore S S Menken C M Pratt Albert Strauss William D Thornton Payne Whitney Mrs W K Vandcrbilt Jr H P Whitnev C Oliver Iselin W K Grace F Gray Griswold H S Thomp ¬ son Jay F Carlisle J K Gibb Thomas F Kyan J A Diirden Hon Horace White Tyler Morse II W Maxwell II N Dvkeman J E Aldrcd W L Harkness Archibald Darklie A G Hodclipyt A W Durchard F S Smi there F Ambrose Clark C W Dolan William Guthrie I C Hudson W E Lewis Victor Morawltz Adolph C Ocbs G I Pratt George C Smith Van Wycke Thorne the stewards of the Jockey Club the stewards of the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association Gen Leonard Wood otlicers of the U S Army and Brit ¬ ish polo players

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