Flitaway Wins Fashion Stakes.: August Belmont Pronounces Daughter of Fair Play Best Filly He Has Owned., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-13


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FLITAWAY WINS FASHION STAKES August Belmont Pronounces Daughter of Fair Play Best Filly He Has Owned New York June 12 It was a day of upsets at Bel moil t Park this afternoon five favorites going down to defeat Yet the racing was thoroughly enjoyed H v the large crowd that was present as there were many close finishes The only winning favorite was the Belmont lilly Flitaway which was first home in the Fashion Stakes for twoyearold fillies H tool a masterly ride on the part of Tommy McTaggart to get her home the winner Just as the break came Flltaway which had number two post iwisitioil dashed across the track and not only lost several lengths but also interfered with several of the starters In the race Mc ¬ Taggart got her straight quickly and she lead Galaxy by a short head until opposite the field stand The Wilson lilly showed in front but Flitaway came on with good courage From there home the two fought it out with McTaggart and Wilson handriding for all they were worth and it was nip and tuck between them until the last few strides when McTaggart got FUtaway a short head in front and kept Her tnere long eaough to secure the verdict verdictThe The condensed history of the Fashion Stakes since 1900 Is as follows Year Winner Wt Jockey Vol Time 1900 Anecdote 119 Shaw 2300 5r 1901 Amicitia 110 Mounce 2245 55t 1902 Mamari Ill Doggott 325 53 1903 Ishlana 119 Fuller 2530 54 1904 Incantation 119 J Martin 25 53 1905 54190C Tiptoe 114 Odom 3100 54 190C Court Dress 114 Sewell 3245 54 1907 Klla ONeill 119 Notter 3135 51 5119S 19S Field Mouse 119 Notter 3130 52 190 Angerona 110 G Burns 1925 52 1910 Housemaid 119 V Powers 1470 5 1913 Flitaway 1U T McTagt 1985 59 i iNo No racing in 1911 and 1912 1912The The other stake event was the Empire State SteeiIcchase There were only three starters and while The Welkin led all the way by a big margin and won by eight lengths she was a tired mare at the finish She jumped perfectly at all but one obstacle while on the other hand tin favorite Delirium made several blunders and had to be satisfied placeThe with second place The complete history of the Empire State Steeple ¬ chase Is given in the tablebclow Year Winner AWr jockey VSITTInio UtKft lrisiS r Partout5 147 Hueston tnoO 452 190y M Mitchell 5 142 Mara 1050 458 1903 T R Cftvaller4 130 G Smith 2440 504 1904 Caller 5 102 Dopohue 3415 453 1905 Hylas 4 154 Ray 3385450 190 Balzitc i 159 Rogan 5485 44S 1907 El Cuchillo 5 137 Donohuo 4960 440 440190S 190S Thistledale 7 IRS Huppe 5090 440 4401909Sanctus 1909Sanctus fi 104 440 1910 Waterway 7 145 E Heider 700 508 1913 The Welkin S 102 W Alien 1005 532 Walkover No racing in 1911 and 1912 1912After After Flitaways victory August Belmont was a happy man He declared that Flitaway is not only the best bred mare that he has ever had but he believes that she is the best of her sex that ever carried Ills colors She is one of the get of Fair Play which bids fair to make a success in the stud studThere There was a meeting of the stewards ot the Jockey Club at the track tc4ay during which Alex Smith Cochran was elected a member of the Jockey Club Mr Cochran is a newcomer to the turf and recently paid J W Messervy 20000 for the three yearold His Majesty Resolutions were passed on the death of that well known turfman Charles Kolder KolderTommy Tommy McTaggart who was only recently re ¬ stored to good standing following a long suspension for rough riding at Pimlico is certainly riding in good form these days He won with Flltaway and War Horn this afternoon and his skill had much to do with the victories of both horses horsesJoekey Joekey Johnny Wilson who has been riding in Canada and who arrived here a few days ago had several mounts during the day but did not land a winner although he came close to doing so in one instance

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