Lysander Again A Winner: Consistent Son Of Ogden Takes Myrtle Selling Stakes At Belmont Park.; Is Bid Up from ,700 to ,900 by H. L. Bell and Changes Hands--Tommy Wright Wins Two Races for Amateur Riders., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-12


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LYSANDER AGAIN1 WINNER CONSISTENT SON OF OGDEN TAKES MYRTLE SELLING STAKES AT BELMONT PARK Is Bid Up from 1700 to 2900 by H L Bell and Changes Hands Tommy Wright Wins Two Races for Amateur Riders New York June 11 Although light fields went to the post in live out of the six events decided at Bel mont Iark this afternoon the racing was interest ¬ ing and thoroughly enjoyed by the large crowd pres ¬ ent lliree of the events were stakes and Tommy right the crack Baltimore amateur took both races in which the gentlemen riders had mounts Ho won the steeplechase with Herculoid and then landed LI Orp first in the Amateur Cup Merry Task was much the best in the last named event but H Tucker made the mistake of restraining bis mount too far back in the first part Although Merry Tasik closed a big gap in the stretch he could not over ¬ take El Oro and the latter won by a length lengthLysander Lysander won the Myrtle Stakes for K T Wilson making it Ills third straight victory of the meeting but he afterwards changed hands as he was bid up 1200 over his entered price by II L Bell and knocked down to that gentleman for 2900 It Is said that Mr Bell was really acting in the interests of F Ambrose Clark Who bid Lysander up in Ids previous race Lysander won by a good margin going to the front in the stretch and thereafter hold ¬ ing the others safe Donald Macdonald met with interference In the first quarter which spoiled his chances of winning winningThe The Myrtle Stakes was run continuously at Gravesend from 1887 to 1910 Its tabled history since 1900 is given Ixilow Year Winner AWt Jockey Val Time 1900 Hesper 3 SO Ilansch 1705 147 1901 Kilogram 4 107 T Burns 1575 147 1902 Francesco 3 85 Shea 1875144 1903 D of Kontlal 99 Martin 2000 140 1904 Sheriff Bell 4 10S T Burns 2085 Ir45 f 1905 Jacquin 4 101 J J Walsh 1775 144 1900 Dishabille 4 111 SewelL 1J40 140 1907 Grapple 5 100 Beckman 1895 144 1908 AngeJus 3 9SShreve 2350140 1909 Montgomery 5 10S E Dugan 1135 154 4i 1910 Beaucoup 5 108 Creevy 1150 l55w 1913 075140No Lysander 3 100 Wolfe 075140 No racing in 1911 and 1912 Jockey Charles Grand who has been in bad stanJ i ing since the Norfolk meeting owing to the per ¬ formance of the horse Irish Kid which ran a dull race when Grand rode him and then came back and won In his next start In the hands of another rider was reinstated this afternoon afternoonNext Next Friday the Infield will again be thrown open to the public On the showing of the crowd on this day will rest the associations decision as to whether the field will be thrown open on July 4 The 4The rule In regard to overweights In military events has been waived so that riders can declare overweight titR to any amount they see tit R E Watkins was here today ire brought Barnegat to run in tho Belmont and Lawrence Realization Stakes StakesT T F Sheedys horses in charge of Hugh Penny arrived here yesterday J Wilson will ride for the stable stableIt It is presumed that there will be a number of free fields days before the Belmont Park meeting closes A fence rail has been erected in the in Held adjoining the steeplechase course which will keep the people off the track during the running of a race raceThere There will lie two special races for twoyearolds at Belmout Park on June 21 and 28 One will be for colts and geldings and the other for fillies and all those that were eligible to the Piping Rock Sub ¬ scription Race may enter for these events Both will be private sweepstakes

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