Strenuous Wins Columbus Stakes.: Has Easy Time in Beating Montresor and Lohengrin--Spring Board Takes Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1913-07-11


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STRENUOUS WINS COLUMBUS STAKES Has Easy Time in Beating Montresor and Lohengrin Spring Board Takes Handicap New York July 10 Although there was a heavy fall of rain duiing the early morning hours It did not have any serious effect on the irack at Hclmont Park which was again good for the races today Somewhat slow lime was made on the straight course which was due to the fact that a strong head wind was blowing up the finite The racing hiring tlie afternoon was only fair as light fields faced the starter and most of the winners scored by a big margin marginThe The Columbus Selling Stakes which was the special attraction of Ihe day hud only three starters and Strenuous had an easy time in winning Kar rlck kept him in second place while the favorite Montresor was showing the way until well into the stretch Then Sircmions moved up and It was an easy matter for him to trke the lead and he drew out to win by six lengths Lohengrin the othir starter was in Ujshi piarters 01 tlie rail to the stretch but when he did have clear sailing In failed to respond lo his riders efforts He was lame behind when brought Lack to the tand tandThe The Columbus Selling Sakvs was formerly a feature of Atwcdiict racing Its condensed history is as follows Year Winner AVt Jockey Val Time 1903 Plater 113 H icliaelsS1375 112 1904 Collector Jcssnp 112 H Cechran 1310 111 1905 Czaraphine CzaraphinelHHt Ill Hililehraiid 1100 115 115lOi lHHt Yazd lOi W Knajip IO 14SA 11107 Campaigner Campaigner190S las Heiisy llGlt 1 j 190S Arasee AraseeliXUI OS I ill ton 1015 14S liXUI Xot run this 1910 Pretend IOC C Carner r75 149 191 Strenuous 111 Karrick 075 IMC IMCRun Run at t4 mile prior to 1900 No racing in 1911 and 1911 Captain Cassatts Spring Hoard won Ihe handicap it six furlongs but his rider Davies lijid to resort to a lot of rough work to do It Right after the st t he shcrply tut across in front causing several the riders to pull up their mounts Nightstick suf ¬ fered especially and probably enough to cost him tho race Again on the far turn Davies cut across1 Azv lade and forced Musgravc to take the filly up Spring roard then opened a gap but tired at the end and was all out to beat Sickle a length A claim of foul which was made was not allowed Capt E 15 Cassatt owner of Spring Hoard went before the stewards and said that ho did not care to have the race go lo his credit It ft AVas not ttif fairly Captain Cassatt was evidently under tliu impression that the stewards might take some ac ¬ tion on Davies rough work buj they i ermittd the placing to stand as the horses finished finishedDuring During the afternoon there was a meeting of the stewards of the Jockey Club at which they ap ¬ proved all the oliicials named for the Saratoga Asso ¬ ciations meeting and also named F R Hitchcock to represent the Jockey Club as steward Mars Ca sidy will do the starting at the Spa instead of James Milton who has been sending the fields away at ISelmont Park Mr Cassidy was engaged for this position during the Norfolk meeting meetingJockey Jockey Johnny AVilsou piloted the winners of this lirst two races Superintendent and Donald Macdon ald and having no other mounts during the day then left the course courseStromboli Stromboli won the twoyearold race in a canter it being his third straight win He swerved con ¬ siderably in the early running and bothered both Hypatia and Coldcn Chimes

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