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t:h::e twin city 1 derby of 1889.
RELATIVE POSITIONS -A.T THE QUARTERS: 1, SALLIE HAGAN; S, X; 3, LOGIC; 4, 3L.E PREMIER,
A SUPERB START
The Jockey Club Races Are
Given a Glorious Send-
Twenty-Five Thousand Peo
ple Throng the Course and
A Society Display Not Often
Vouchsafed a Racing
The Inclosure Packed With
Swell Equipages of All
Twin City People Who Turned
Out to Accent the Oc
Scenes and Incidents of the
Stands, Course and the
T WAR a groat
day at llamline.
of the Jorkey
the first exciu
si vel y running
li c 1 d in the
c i rcums tauce
that the pro
could shower upon it. There never
was a finer day to smile npon a July
landscape. It was clear without being
blinding, and warm but not suffocating.
If the gold and silver-badged governors
of the club had ordered the day made to
suit the occasion, they could not have
turned out a more perfectly lovely one.
The people of the Twin cities and the
Northwest are by no means backward
in testifying to their appreciation
of a good thing, or to their en
couragement of a bold stroke.
The running meeting was both. It was
a daring piece of enterprise to thus
inaugurate such a meeting, with its tre
mendous involving of finances; and it
was a brilliant success in all that goes
to make up a big race proceeding.
What 25,0d0 people turn out to witness,
THE IDOL OF THE DAY.
enjoy and applaud must perforce be a
success; and those who gazed upon the
spectacle presented at Ham line yester
day, when the meeting was at its
height, saw what has never been dupli
cated in this section of the coun
try in the line of multitudes, equipages,
enthusiasm and satisfaction. It is true
there was regret, even disgust in some
quarters, at the non-appearance of such
flesh as Spokane, Hindoocraft, Terra
Cotta, Galen and Macbeth, after they
had been vigorously announced, but the
reasonable part of that vast throng was
reconciled to the good things it did see,
and contented itself with the reflection
that the club was in no wise to blame
for what it did not see. It is also a
source of great gratification to know
that such prime success is now as
sured for this inaugural meeting, that
the club will feel encouraged and justi
fied in so extending its scope next year
as to leave out no horses desired by the
most, ttitiea! "over of fancy equine flesh.
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As it was. the critics' mouths were
closed by the general murmur of satis
faction that rose from the masses. The
shrill treble of querulous discontent was.
drowned in the vast diapason of con
gratulations that rose from the more
than a score of thousands gathered
within the inclosure. The opening day
is over. The meeting has been fairly
inaugurated. Now for a season of good
races, good weather and good crowds.
GROUNDS AND STANDS.
Hundreds of Stylish Equipages-
Scenes on the IJijj Stand.
Never before in the history of a North
western sporting event was there such a
large and select crowd from so many
parts of the Union as that which yester
day witnessed the Derby. Most loyal to
the suDport of the greatest turf day
this state has ever beheld, youth and
beauty, the low and lordly, all did what
it could to animate the scenes about the
llamline track; and enjoy them they
did, as the great enthusiasm of the multi
tude vouchsafed. Before the grand stand
was half filled, a distant bugle announc
ed the approach of the Nu.shka club
as a tally-ho party. Four coaches, filled
and crowded from booth to driver,
drew up within view, and, taking their
positions slightly to the left of the wire,
the party, all clad in cool outing attire,
presented a picture seldom seen in tuis
part of the country. A second party,
equipped upon an old red stage coach,
which, under its bright coat of paint,
bore the marks of history, rounded into
view from the east side of the track
and also took up a conspicuous position
near the judges' stand. This precious
load of humanity, drawn by four spir
ited steeds, consisted of Mr. and Mrs.
John L. Merriam, Miss Bend, Miss
Gamble, Miss Gordon, Miss Howe and
Miss Squires, and Messrs. Gordon, Pat
terson, Stewart. Riddle, Bigelow and
Around these, equipages of all styles
and fashions drove up and hugged the
track fence. Hacks filled with chatter
ing women and buggies with an inter
ested and anxious pair, road wagons
upon whose decks whole families were
crowded, all filed into the paddock until
fully 800 equipages of some sort or other
were standing back to back or face to
face ready to take in the equine trials.
Saddlers, too, were darting about here
and there, and a horseman or horse
woman was a common sight, which
greatly added to the turf features of the
As early as 1 o'clock humanity in all
its individual and quaint and appropri
ate costumes Hooded into the grand
stand, capable of seating 20,000. Im
mediately before the judges' stand, the
hard bench seafs tilled with fluttering,
anxious men, women and children.
Babies wore allowed the delights of the
day and a dozen tiny society limbs were
tenderly held up to the track activity
by as many pairs of maternal arms.
People climbed to the topmost perches
of the great atnpitheater and by 3
o'clock the boxes, which were reserved
and last to be occupied, were all a part
of the vast sea of faces. Gay and brill
iant costumes was the order with the
ladies, while the sterner ccx did itself
proud in donning such habiliment asset
off woman's attire to the best effect.
Many were chewing gum too, and con
stantly a dozen little irog-volced urchins
darted about crying "Honolulu gum
sir? gum, miss," etc. Jaws wagged
either in rapturous discussion of the
past or coming race, or in mastication
of the apparantly delicious gum. The
fair sex was bold in its gambling per
pensities, and many a swell or husband
ows his girl or wife a pair of gloves, or
a feather fan, or possibly a pair of
russet slips. While all this was going
on two bands were discoursing soul
stirring music, and many times the
great crowd beat time to some ravishing
military march or a popular air. which
carried the enthusiasm of the moment
to its venting pitch. Proi. Brookes'
orchestra was there in most gorgeous
uniform, and applause after applause
rang out for the oft-repeated marches
or quicksteps which were superbly ren
dered by this musical body. Prof.
Will's band was also present and main
tained the merry air in the extreme
eastern end of the grand stand.
From the railing of the judges' stand
was neatly suspended.with ribbons and
cards, the beautiful parse-bag and
stakes of the Derby winner. This little
exhibit was highly appreciated, and
when attention was generally called to
it.by the bugle calls which were de
livered from the stand bringing the
racers to the scratch, applause went up
for both purse-bag and the novel feat
ure of bugling
Prominent Ladies and Gentlemen
of St. Paul Who Were Present.
Gov. Merriam, accompanied by his
wife and family, was as prominent as
a splendid seat in the first boxes could
make him. The entire eighty-five
boxes were occupied, and a more varied
aggregation of prominent men and
women could not have been found.
Among those of St. Paul, Minneapolis
and outside points, viewing the scene
from the boxes, were Mr. and Mrs.
Peet and son, J. B. Tarbox, wife and
daughters, Mrs. Hewitt and Mrs. Hew
itt, the Newels. P. T. Kavanagh and
party, E. G. Handy and friends, Col.
Newport, wife, son and Miss Rice, Paul
and Miss Gotziaa, Mrs. J.C. Oswald andj
Mrs. Win. O'Brien, of- MinneaDolis; A.
Kalman and wife, Mrs. K. Duprey, Mr.
and Mrs. Oppenheim. Miss Sophia
Grene and Miss Josie Kalman. Lane K.
Stone, wife and friends, Mr. and Mrs.
Schurmeier, H. F. Legg and wife, of
Minneapolis; Mrs. George James,
Miss Clura and Miss Lewis,
W. M. Bushnell and family, A. H.
Wilder, wile, Miss May Wilder aud
Mr. and Mrs. Beaumont, Charles
Wright, of Minneapolis: Mr. and Mrs.
Hancock. Miss Price, Miss Mitchell and
Lester Price, Mr. and Mrs. Baker. Mr.
ami Mrs. Kittson, Norman Kittson, J. J.
Hill and wife and Miss Hill, C. H.
Langdon and Mr. Palmer, of Minneapo
lis; Robert Manheimer and Dr. Man
heimer, of Chicago; William and Benja
min Goodkind, Dr. McDonald and Mr.
Hubbell, P. B. Wright, wife and
friends, C. D. and Harry O'Brien,
Misses O'Brien and MissCriece, of Phil
delphia; the Misses Banning and Roche
the Misses Doran and Miss Kiernan, of
New York; Lew Watson, Henry Hop
kins and W. Mailer, of Minneapolis;
Messrs. Schodle, Coleman and Keller,
F. A. Seymour and wife, Dr. and Mrs.
Stone, Hy Dorsey and triends, A. B.
Stickney and son, F. A. Driscol and
Mr. and Mrs. Selmes and Judge and
Mrs. Flandrau and daughters. Among
those who were seen comfortably tak
ing in things from carriages and coupes
were C. E. Dickerman and family, Mrs.
Armstrong and Baz Armstrong and
wife, Dr. and Mrs. Millard, F. Farrar
and wife, Mr. Marrett and daughter,
George V. Bacon and family and Craw
ford Livingston, wife and child.
OTHERWISE PAKT AND PARCEL
of the great gathering were Mr. and
Mrs. Young, Mrs. Pope, Drs, Bean and
Chamberlain, J. S. Robertson, J. C.
Owens, James Pond. Mr. and Mrs. Ord
.way, Judge and Mrs. Vilas aud daugh
ter. Judge and Mrs. Kelly and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Pease, Mr. and Mrs.
Huebner, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Bryant
and daughter, Mayor and Mrs. Smith,
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Fairchild, Judge and
Mrs. Egan, Mr. and Mrs. Munn, W. S.
Harkness,J. F. Norrish, Bruno and Miss
Beaupre, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Smedley,
J. C. Borup and daughters, United
States Marshal Campbell and daughter,
C. H. Allen and wife, F. S. Bryant and
wife.Mr. and Mrs. and Emily Slater, Mr.
Wellington and daughter Kitty, C. 11.
Holman, L. N. Scott aud wife, J. C.
Monroe and wife, J. C. Hendrickson
and wife. George Benz and wife, H. F.
Stevens and wife, Freeman Strong and
wife, W. D. Kirk aud wife, Mr. and
Mrs. Hamilton, M. J. O'Brien and
wife, Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Wilgus,
Mr. and Mrs. Simms, Mr. and Mrs. Dr,
Hale, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Maxfield, W,
P. Murray and family. Dr. and Mrs.
Quinn, Mr. and Mrs. George Freeman,
Mr. and Mrs. William Lmdeke, Mr. and
Mrs. Schurmeier, Mr. and Mrs. Morton,
Mr. Auerbach and daughter, A. S. Tall
madge, Mr, and Mrs. Draper, J. W.
Roche, wife and daughter, George
Palmes, wife and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. McClanahan, Mr. and Mrs.
Noyes, Mr. and Mrs. S. S, Eaton,
Mr. and Mrs. Norton, Mr. and Mrs. Mc-
Cardy, George R. Finch, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Cochran Jr., Mr. and Mrs.
Steele, and Mr. and Mrs. George Power.
Among the ladies whose faces added a
bloom of youth to the more sedate com
pany were Miss Sturgis, Miss Averill,
Miss Etta Myers, Elizabeth Reid, Miss
Shurick, Miss Meloy, of Hastings,
Minn.; Miss Leopold, Miss Gervais,
Miss Grace McDonald, Miss Hart,
Miss Jennie Bryant, Miss Vir
tue, Miss Egan and Miss Cook.
Among the enthusiasts who were
FOOT-LOOSE AND FANCY FUEE
were A. Manvel, W. J. C. Kenyon,
George Squires, Horace Bigelow, VV ill
Armstrong, Thomas O'Brien. Maj. New
son i F P. Blair, Dr. Bell, J. H. Mahler,
Aid. Conley, Aid. Culleu, Capt. O'Con
nor G. S. Gibbs, and Capt. Stouch,
Capt. Ileuney, Lieuts. French, Avery
and Freeland, of Fort Snelline-; R. S.
Kingsley, T. W. Teasdale, J. D. Clarke,
Stauley Proudfit, Ehle Allen, George
Mussetter, C. Goyer, W. Goyer, Lieut.
Rice Freeman Lane, of Minneapolis;
Henry Gutche, George Peabody, Prof.
Aamold, Dudley Finch, Sam Dawson,
Lieut. Glenn, A. M. Ozmmi, Al
Sibley, John Baker, George S. Heron,
T N Wilgus, Moses E. Clap p ? Gebharrt
Wiilrich,C.Gitt.H. B.Dutch, C. E.
Robb, Ed Whitacre, J. C. Parker A. B
Hillis Capt. O'Connor, Capt. Hazlitt,
George Spencer, William Lee, William
BickH J. C. Kirk, H. C. Shields, How
ard James, George. Hinkle, W. A. Van-
Sv K e Mr. Caulfield, George Mead, T.
Kivbv Prof. Kirk. Adjt. Gen. Mullen,
Cot ClouKh, ,]. B. Hubbell, Hy Hull-,
sick Abe Rohrbach. P. V. Dwyer,
Chauncy Cock, M. F. Kain, M. J. Bell,
Dick fournane. Col. Bobleter, Gen.
Andrews. E. M. Kuby, Judge Chandler,
r H Lienau and Gen. Becker. B. D.
binitii; county attorney of Blue Earth
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SAINT PAUL, MINN., WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 24, 1889.
was an interested spectator, as well as
Senator Whiteman, of Duluth; C. P.
Piper, of Mankato; Ned Putnam, of
Eau Claire; lion. Marcus Johnson, and
Ignatius Donnelly, of Nininger.
MINNEAPOLIS WAS THERE.
The Flour City Sent a Large Con
tingent to the Derby.
" Did you go to the races?"
"Of course; had to see the Derby."
44 How did you like them?"
11 Thought they were great, but my
wife said they were over so soon she
didn't see them."
11 Derby day." Great is a name. The
Earl of Derby who instituted the Eng
lish Derby over 100 years ago, if he
could come back to earth, would see
thousands of people clapping their
hands and hurrahing over the race he
instituted in a region that belonged to
the earth's termini when he lived and
flourished. It is doubtful if any
other horse race, however great
the starters, could have drawn
the crowd from Minneapolis that
went to Ham line yesterday, and it is
safe to say that the name of the race
drew fully as well as the horses. Of
the 25,000 people who attended the
Derby many were from Minneapolis.
The sports were there with their know
ing looks and acute observati ons on the
merits of the horses ;the blase gentlemen,
who took no interest in anything but
the fact that they were there ; the dudes
from the upper tendon, burdened with
the weight of their canes; and withal,
there was the elite of Minneapolis 6O
ciety in all the gay colors of the
summer silk season, beautified with
flowers- and bright smiles. The
boxes which were set off in the middle
portion of the lower floor of the grand
stand held a hundred or more ladies
from Minneapolis whose names are
familiar in the oft-repeated lists of
swell social events, and they displayed
the same enthusiasm over the races
they do over every other public event
to which they lend their presence. The
ladies sat and gossiped, and wondered
why Spokane did not come, while their
escorts slipped ever and anon down to
the betting ring to name the
favorite. The ladies took a hand,
too, at naming the winner
just for fun or for small sums of cash,
and such is the fate of horseracing that
the bets made on pure guess work often
beat those based on a careful scrutiny
of the pool board and a deep knowledge
of records and pedigrees. The aristo
crats of the two cities vied with each
other also in the matter of equipages.
Although St. Paul was far ahead of |
Minneapolis in this regard, the numer
ous tally-ho turnouts from that city
made the paddock a gay and festive
Four lone trains drew the people
from Minneapolis to the fair grounds,
and the numerous gates admitted them
so easily after a scrutiny of the pictur
esque bits of pasteboard that indicated
the different classes of tickets that there
was scarcely any confusion or delay in
obtaining admission. The return to the
city was made as easily and expedi
tiously after the races were over, and
6:30 o'clock saw the last load leave the
union station for the street, the first
Twin City Derby having been can
vassed on its merits and pronounced a
AMONG THOSE PRESENT
were in boxes: Mr. and Mrs. H. F.
Brown, Judge and Mrs. M. B. Koan arid
family, John A. Atwater, Kobert
Kalkhoff , Lou Watson and party of gen
tlemen, Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Basting,
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Laraway, Mr. and
Mrs. W. L. O'Brien, Miss Corser, Miss
Laraway, Congressman and Mrs. S. P.
Snider and Miss Whitmore, Senator
and Mrs. R. B. Langdon, Mr. and
Mrs. Brooks and Cavour Langdon*
Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Kimball and party.
Mayor and Mrs. E. 0. Babb, Mr. and
Mrs. D. Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Donohue. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Shore and
party, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Balch and
party, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Morrison,
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Pillsbury and party,
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Blethen. Mr. and
Mrs. J. fl. Dorner and family, Dr. and
Mrs. J. H. Dunsmoor, Dr. and Mrs,
Frank Allport, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Mackey, Mr. and Mrs. G. Summers and
party, Ma.}. Saulspaugh and party, Mr.
and Mrs. E. W. Dana. R. Tomlinson.
In the grand stand Mr. and Mrs. S.
Continued on Fourth Page.
GROUPING THE RUNNERS FOR A START.
Le Premier, the Kansas City
Winner, Lands the Big
Sally Haeran Second, Logic
Third and X at the Tail
Mabel, Cora Fisher, Bon Air
and Morse the Other
Twenty Bookmakers Unable
to Accommodate the
Two Favorites in Five Come
to the Front as Win
To-Day's Events and the En
tries—The Ladies' Stakes
jHE ringing of
the bell for the
first race yester
day was the sig
nal for a war of
from the 15,000
people in the
This was augmented by the rush of the
other 15,000 who had failed to get seats,
and frantically struggled for positions
of vantage along the track fence. Never
was more perfect weather for a race
■meeting than that which prevailed
yesterday. A pleasant breeze blew
across the hills, and through
the stand, with just sufficient force to
cool the heated brows of the excited oc
cupants and rattle the silks of the jock
wys as they went by in prelimi
nary gallops. The sun shone with a
sufficient degree of brightness, yet
lacked the intensity of heat which
makesJife a burden and racing an in
When the crowd had about reached
Its greatest proportions, it was esti
mated to number fully 30,000, and cer
tainly was very little, if any, less than
"I didn't suppose," remarked George
Campbell, of the Beverwyck stable,
•'that so many people could be scared
out of three counties as are here on the
grounds now. I was told in the East
that these people out here, would not
turn out to a running meeting. The at
tendance here proves how correct that
information was. This is a surprise to
many of the Eastern men here I can
;tell you. The purses are worth running
for, "too, and many other horses would
have been here if they could have got
out of their Eastern engagements. I
,-was surprised that everything was in
such tio-top shape here tor a running
meeting, and can assure you that from
tbis season the success of the Twin City
• Jockey club meeting is assured."
A FINE TRACK.
When the track was examined by
» half-a-dozen owners a short time pre
fvious to the opening race yesterday,
*the universal opinion was that the
condition thereof was in every way
equal to that of the Washington Park
track last week, and every whit as fast,
tlncessaut dragging and petting had had
its effect, and the horseman who made
a kick on the track yesterday had a
chronic case. In every department con
nected with the track, there was the
perfection of arrangement, and order
prevailed throughout the entire day.
From the ringing of the saddle bell to
the weighing in of the riders, there was
none of the helter skelter rushing and
shouting so common a result of poor
arrangement. The route from the
stables to the scales room
and return was clearly defined aud
understood, and not a hitch occurred in
that department during the whole pro
gramme. There was a good deal of dif
ficulty experienced in the maideu race
in getting the field away with an even
start. In the second race Cora L and
Angelus made a good deal of trouble by
cutting up at the post, the result be
ing a half-dozen false starts. A good
deal of the monkey work at the post
was caused by the presence of several
riders who have not been riding regu
larly, and with whom the old jocks
Taral, Fleete, Warwick and Eilhe did
just about as they pleased. Several of
the starts were very poor, the field get
ting away in the one, two, three
order, with the tail enders out of
the running from the start. Excellent
police arrangement had been made, and
the guarding of the track gates against
all but those who had business beyond
them was most efficiently carried out by
stalwart officials from both this city and
Minneapolis. As was expected would
be the case, the attendance of vehicles
was so large that it almost half filled
the inclosure inside the track, and had
the hill, which was formerly an obstruc
tion to a full view of the track, been al
lowed to remain, qrowds of carriages
would have covered its summit, and the
field would have been invisible for half
the distance round. The removal of the
hill, and consequent improvement
of the view, was the subject of
much favorable comment in and about
the stand. Several of the jockeys, con
versing among themselves, expressed
great surprise that so large an attend
ance and such perfect arrangements for
a running meeting could be found in
tills fastness of the trotter. Taral, the
well-known jockey, remarked that the
people of St. Paul knew how to
APPRECIATE A RACE,
and also knew how to treat the people
who brought their horses here. "I
haven't ridden over a better track this
season," he said, "and if Lotion didn't
win that race, it certainly wasn't the
fault of the track." It is pretty certain
that Lotion has greatly improved this
season, and that tiie operation per
formed on the bay colt last fall
has in no way detracted from
his speed. It will be well
to look out for him to-day. A most sat
isfactory arrangement for the payment
of the purses as won, and immediately
after each race, was carried out to the
letter by Clerk Ezekiel. The amounts
of the first, second and third money
were placed in envelopes, and sealed
before the race was started, and imme
diately upon its conclusion were
handed over to the winners. When the
book was closed at night, beside the
signature of each winning owner was a
check-mark, showing that the stakes
had been paid. Bugler Tillman did his
part of the business like an old-timer,
and at each successive blast was
loudly cheered" by the occupants
of the stand. at which he
bowed gracefully and smiled in the
direction of the boxes containing most
of the pretty girls. The entire pro
gramme was carried out without a
hitch. No one got a fall: there was not
a fight throughout the entire day, from
the fact that interest in the racing was
too intense to allow time for anything
but racing. The various events were
called with praiseworthy promptitude
and very little delay occurred, except
by the vagaries of Cora L and Jou Jou,
who made all the trouble that occurred
at the post. It may be said with truth
that never was an inaugural running
meeting held at which there was so
little to complain of as regards con
dition of track and arrangement of
IN THE BETTING RING.
How Odds Were Laid—Bookmak
ers Are Big Winners.
Never was there such a scene in con
nection with a race in Minnesota as that
which met the eye of the casual ob
server at the betting ring and just prior
to the closing of the books for the
Derby. Inside the spacious inclosure
were twenty bookmakers calling in the
dull monotone of the ring the odds
against the various entries. Packed
like sardines in a very tight box were
5,000 struggling, excited men, each with
hands m the air, in which greenbacks
of different denominations were fran
tically waving. There was a stam
pede for Logic for the great Derby
event, and the bets couldn't be regis
tered fast enough. "Here you are,"
sang the bookies, "3 to 2 against the
winner of the Kansas City Derby, 5 tol
against X, 6 to 1 Sallie Hagan, even
money against Logic." Sallie Hagan
had a good many supporters at the price
quoted, and X was not wanting for
friends. Le Premier had many sup
porters, but the report circulated that the
great three-year-old son of Lucifer was
otf his feet had had its effect, and dead
sure tips that Logic would win the
Derby were heard on all sides from
men who said they knew what they
were talking about. Every one wanted
Logic just before the start, and the bay
colt carried more than half the money
bet on the race. For the inaugural
race Mamie Fonso was a favorite with
Bto 1 laid against her twenty minutes
before the start, Havillah 3 to 1, Mabe 1
5 tol, Benson sto 1. Sixty to 1 was
laid against Antonio, Adriatic and Jou
Jou, while Boy Blue wasn't much of a
mark at 30 to 1. Just before the start
Mabel was quoted at 3 to 2, and Mamie
Fonso at 2to 1, at which figures they
remained when the books closed for the
race. In the second race Lotion and
Angelus were the picks, with Zulu also
well supported. Odds of 2to 1 were
laid against Aiigelus. 3 to 1 against Lo
tion and the same against Zulu.
Jou Jou was quoted at 8 to 1
Cora Fisher 8 to 1, Cora L and Lizzie B
at 15 to 1, and Fosteral at 20 to 1, Entry
6to 1. Lizzie B was a favorite for the
third race at 3 to 1. Odds of 10 to 1 were
laid againt Bon Air, 15 to 1 Castilian. 20
to 1 Alta, 6 to 1 Vivian, 4 to 1 The Elk,
25 to 1 Thankful, 50 to 1 Park, 50 to 1
Stella. In the fifth race, Morse was a
warm favorite at even money ; Bessemer
at 3 to 2, and Henry Mack at 2 to 1, were
also much wanted and were heavily
backed. The rest of the field, with the
exceptions of Worth and Bob Kickett,
were backed in different places at 3to
1, while the last two named at 4 to 1 had
but few takers.
There were more bookmakers on the
ground by a eood many than stands had
been provided for, and lots were drawn
for places. It wasn't the best of days
for the backers, and the bookies were
not kicking when the numbers went up
on the last, race of the day.
THE GREAT EVENT.
Le Premier Lands the Winner.
With Sallie Hagan Second.
Precisely at 5:08 the bell rung to sad
dle for the greatest race ever run north
west of Chicago, the Twin City Derby.
The first on the track was Sallie Hagan,
with Taral up. The chestnut iilly
ONE OF THE MANY TALLYHOS.
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looked fit to run for her owners life,
and murmurs of approval were heard
from all quarters as Taral got up in his ;
saddle and sent her a quarter just to get ;
her waked up. Next out was X, witli
Flette in the saddle, but the stride of
the chestnut colt did not meet the ap- j
proval of the critics, and attention was
turned to Logic, who was sent j
past the stand at a gallop, almost bent i
double with the grip kept on him by the
wiry arms of the little colored rider
Warwick. That the crowd knew a
horse when they saw him, however, was
proved by the roar of approval which
greeted the long-legged winner of the
Kansas City Derby, Le Premier, who,
with Elkie aboard, strayed gently by
the judges and went in for a litte quiet
canter preliminary to the race. Logic |
stock went up greatly as the wonderful |
stride of the queer-gaited bay was i
noticed in the spin down the quarter.
"I'll bet 100 to TO Logic wins the
Derby," shouted a loudly-attired indi
vidual in a voice loud enough to have
been heard at Monmouth Park.
"Done," quietly remarked a little man
in gray, who hadn't been saying a word
but had his eye open for an opportunity
to saw wood. "Make it 200 to 140?"
asked he of the lurid plumage. "Yes,"
was the quiet reply, and the bet was
made. "Le Premier's cooked," shouted
a fellow who knew it all and had backed
Loeic for every cent he possessed.
"Mulkey's horse is off his legs"
was heard on all sides, and
thus the four entries were sized
up by one or another of the
crowd, until when the bugle sounded it
was a hard matter for an outsider who I
had no previous acquaintance with any I
of the entries to form any opinion as to I
their respective chances. There was a
good deal of side betting as the four bie
'uns cantered down to the start, and ere
the last of these had been closed the
flag had fallen and they were off. Every
man, woman and child in the grounds
was standing up and craning his or her
neck to get a view of the field, as
like a Hash it passed the stand
and was gone down the quarter
stretch. X took the lead at the start,
with Fleete riding him hard to iucrease
If there is any royal
road to wealth, the per
sistent advertiser is the
most likely to find it. It
pays to advertise all the
the lead, none knowing better than he
the temper of the restive chestnut.
Second at the start was Le Premier,
with Elkie sitting hands down and full
of confidence in the stallion. Logia
came tearing along with Warwick aTso
sitting down in his saddle, and saving
his mount for the last quarter. Sallie
Hagan did not get away very well at
the start, but was even with the
field at the turn, and at the
half was being ridden in close
company to Le Premier, who had
passed X and Logic at the turn, and
was now a length to the good of both of
them, with Sallie at his girths. At the
three-quarter post X and Logic gave
up, and the last half was practically a
race between Sallie and her beau, with
the odds in the gentleman's favor.
Coming into the stretch botb jockeys
began to ply the whip, Taral playing
the devil's tattoo on the filly's delicate
shoulders in an effort to lessen the dis
tance between her and Le Pre
mier. Then came the spur, and
down the stretch they thundered, both
whip and spur going, the hero of
Kansas City being just as hard ridden
as his adversary. No amount of whip,
however, could produce the desired re
sult, and Le Premier went past the
j udges winner by two lengths, with
Logic four lengths in the real, and X
bringing up the tail of the procession
ten lengths behind. Time, 2:10. Sum
Fourth Race— Twin City Derby, for three
year-olds (fouls of 1H90) of $100 each, half
forfeit, or only $20 if derlarccl on or before
May 15, or only $30 if declared on or before
July 15 (money to accompany declaration),
■with $'.2,500 added; of which $500 to second,
and $'200 to third. Winners of a sweepstake
for three-year-olds, of S-,000, to carry three
pounds; of two such, or one of the value of
$5,000, seven pounds extra. Allowances
Those not having won a sweepstake foi»
three-year-olds, four pounds; non-winners of
a race for three-year-olds, seven pounds;
maidens, twelve pounds. Closed with forty
entries. Mile nnd quarter.
William Mulkcy's br c 3 Le Premier, by
Lucifer, dam Golden Slipper, Kilke, I'l'Z. 1
W. Amacker's eh f 3 Bnllie Hasan, by
Faustius, dam Lady Woodford, Taral.llo. 2
Mrs. John M. Clay's b c 3 Logic, Dy Long
lellow, dam Budge, Warwick, 110 3
THE INAUGURAL. RACE.
Mabel Winner and Mamie Fonso
Second, in a Good Burst.
Boy Blue, black and red, with Smith
perched on his back, was the first horse
on the track for the opening race, the
Inaugural. He took a gentle lope
around the track just to see how it was,
but before he was once around Jo was
out with black Kennedy and shaking a
little dust, too. Benson anil Mabel had
a little spin for the benefit of their
lungs. Most of the jockeys were In the
stable, boys having the mount and rev
eling in the glory of a first and only ap
pearance. It was a few minutes of 3
when the saddle-bell pealed out melan
choly tones that ill-befitted the merry
occasion. A roar from the crowd indi
cated their pleasure at the announce
ment. A moment Inter and the bugle
sent out its sweet tones for the mount,
and with whip and spur the jockeys
were in the saddle. Antonio and lien
son first crossed the wire in the prelim
inary, while Boy Blue came down like
a storm-cloud. The entries, mounts and
Adriatic Oilmartin. 91
Haviiluh Fox 98
Boy Mue Smith 09
Mamie Fonso Stevenson 100
Benson Kay 105
Mabel McLeleul 11l
Autouio White 114
Joe Kennedy 114
The start was made from the first
quarter with very little worry or work.
The horses were off before the crowd
scarce knew it. Under glowing sun
and a white and blue sky, Mamie Fonso
took the lead, Havillah second and the
rest stringing out, Boy Blue last. At
the half Mamie Fonso still led, Havillah.
second, Benson third. Still at the
three-quarters Mamie led. but Mabel
was second and Havillah third. Turn
ing into the home stretch with Mamie
leading and Mabel a close second, the
whips came out. Half-way down Mamie
and Mabel tied, with Benson on their
heels. A moment of suspense, and
Mabel shot ahead under the wire by a
nose, Mamie second, Benson third.
First Race— lnaugural, purse $500; of
which $100 to second, and &~>O to third. For
three-year olds and upwards. Allowances:
Those not having won this year a race of
81,500, 5 lbs; 81.000,8 lbs; $500,10 lbs.
Maiden three years old, 12 lbs ;f our years old,
18 lbs; fi?e years old aud upwards, '20. Six
G. C. Gray's eh m 5, Mabel, Foster-Jennie
Waller, McLellen. 11l 1
A. ii. Newsutn ACo.'s eh f 3, Mamie I'onso,
Fonso-Solfenno, Stevensou.lOO 2
W. R. Latcher's b c 3. Benson, King Al
fonso- Vis-a-Vis, liny, 105 3
The Filly Cora Fisher Surprises
the Crowd as a Winner.
The hour hands of the timers' watches
were creeping up to 3:40 when the sec
ond race— selling— was called, purse
$400, $75 to second and $25 to third, for
three-year-olds and upwards. Foj
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