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138 Ighe spirit of the jinxes, August 25, Mr. John Daly. stakes, carrying 110 pounds, winning In a gallop by three companion shows that he probably had quite "something up uls sleeve." and that the race must not bo reckoueu When reviewing the turf c a r w r of John Daly, he of the lengths from Phllomena, by Hlmyar—Last Ban, and Hand- against him. His next start was In The Flatbush, where he while, blut- braces and cap of to-day. memory skips a few maid, by Fellowcraft—Radda, In 1.03%. Following this vic- beat by a length St. Florlan, Bashford, Curt Guun. Huron, years ami drops astern to the time of Gideon & Daly, when tory at the succeeding spring meeting at Morris Park, But- Charade. Mars and others. Five days later. In the Pros- pect Stakes at Gravesend. he ran unnlaced to Yorkvllle the dark blue Jacket and cup was found In the van of Im- tertlles won another five-furlong sweepstakes, beating such Belle, and that closed his two-year-old career of eight portant event*, carried by Ills Highness. The Buttertlles, sterling animals as Ridicule and Applause, the winner, thrilling wins In fourteen starts. Merry Monarch and others. The meteoric two-year-old carrying 113 pounds, and covering the straight course In As a three-year-old Merry Monarch was tiot a star per- former, starting In ten races, unplaced In nine, and winning career of Ills Highness con never be forgotten. This hand- .r>!P/,. winning by two lengths. Her next start was In The a free handicap sweepstakes. $1,000 added, from Potomac, some colt, by Imp. lil-Vscd. out of Imp. Princess, was first Futurity, where Buttertlles carried 112 pounds, and was Klldeer. Leonawell, Sir Catesby. llapenny, Speculation and started In the Bedford Stakes at the spring meeting of the made favorite at " to 4 on. She won by a neck, having .> others, over a tulle and a sixteenth in 1.-18. That waB Merry Monarch's last appearance during the season. As a Brooklyn Jockey Club la 1891, and he was beaten by St. led all the way. In 1.11, this being one and one-fifth second four-year-old he regained, or rather consistently developed, Florlan and Nomad. His next start was In the Groat less than the previous record time for the course, estab- his two-year-old form and promise, starting In nine events, American, and again he was beaten by St. Florlan and Vic- lished by Morello In 1S92. In that race Butterflies beat Agi- winning four atid placed in four others. He opened the season at Monmouth Park, running second to Sir Matthew, tory. From then to the end of the season he ran In tea tator, Connoisseur, Waltzer, Manchester, Counter Tenor and and a few days later, In a sweepstakes at live furlongs beat important events, and was only once beaten In the second the speedy two-year-olds of the year, and as a two-year-old Lustre, Fairy, Anna B.. Promenade and Miss Kitty by a half of the Double Event, by William Lakeland's Yletory, she was never beaten. In 1895 she opened her season In length and a half. In the Midsummer Handicap he ran un- placed to Slelpner, and later he won by a length, beating which passed him just at the stand, to win by a length. a sweepstakes at the Brooklyn Jockey Club Spring Meeting, Sir Matthew. Wall Jim and others at six furlongs in 1.12. After his defeat In the Great American he won a Sweep- where, at even weights, she was beaten by Owlet. In the His next race was the Heavy Handicap Steeplechase, in stakes, beating the Gebhard beauty Canvass, Adelbert mid Gazelle Stakes at that meeting she won In 1.09%, beating which he won from Service. Lustre, Jullen, Tormentor, So- nora. Topgallant and Jack Lovell. In the Rahway Handi- others. He won another sweepstakes, beating Mars and California, Roundelay aud Second Attempt. In a sweep* cap, giving away weight, he was third to Aloha, the three •.. a Othrnar. In the first half of the Double Event he defeated stakes at the spring meeting of the Coney Island Jockey finishing heads apart. In a five-furlong sweepstakes a t . Victory and Nomad. In another sweepstakes he bent the Club the handsome Sir Dixon filly won, beating Rey del. Sheepshead, he was third to Santa Anna and Tom Harding. In a Brooklyn Jockey Club sweepstakes he won by a head speedy Lester, Recess and others. Meeting a good and Carreres, Ridicule, Gotham and others, and in The Fall from Lustre, Highland, Ambulance and Armltage, and two eminently representative field in the Great Trla.l Stakes this Handicap, carrying 109 pounds, Butterflies won in 1.09 4-5, days later closed his season with a second to Strathmeath, sterling colt spread-eagled them, and won from Dagonet, beating Domino, Rey del Carreres, Bellicoso, Rubicon, Eg- a t a mile and a sixteenth, losing by a short head t eight bart, Harrington and Ed Kearney, conceding weight to all lengths in front of Terrifler. In 1894, a five-year-old, he Victory, that great horse Tammany and others. He won was still campaigning, and In fourteen starts he had three the Seabright Stakes handily, defeating such horses as but the place horses and Rubicon, a four-year-old. Then wins, beating Clifford and Prig at Saratoga, and a few days Spendthrift, Shellbark and others, and In the Ambpy Handi- the mare appeared to train off, running fourth to Henry later winning from Rey el Santa Anita, Banquet, Hurllng- Young (who only scored five wins in twenty-two races that ham and Lonsdale at a mile, his third win oeing also a t cap he turned the tables on his earlier conqueror, St. Flor- the Spa, a mile and a sixteenth, beating Gloaming, Liselg, year) in the Ocean Handicap, and later running fourth to Yo Tamblen and Ingomar. r He figured In the money In six lan. and behind him came the fleet Leonawell and t h a t Paladin in a sweepstakes at t h e autumn meeting of the sterling horse Lamplighter. The Select Stakes was won by of t h e remalniug nine races of the year. He then passed Coney Island Jockey Club. She was then hopelessly broken into the hands of J. E. Kittson. His Highness in impressive style, defeating St. Florlan down, and never started again. These are three remarkable horses to have represented again, with Tammany third, and he closed his two-year-old Another prominent and exceedingly popular horse belong- one stable almost a t the same time. The extensive and im- career by winning the Futurity from Yorkvllle Belle, one ing to this stable was Merry Monarch, by Hindoo—Bram- portant breeding farm and establishment at Holmdel, # . of the fastest fillies of her day, and Dagonet. Thus His baletta^ named after the then popular play of Francis Wil- J., is too well known to need any description here, and son. His first start was in a sweepstake, $1,000 added, a t while the stable h a s several horses i In training, none of Highness started twelve times, losing the first two and win- the Brooklyn Jockey Club Spring Meeting of 1891, and them as yet especially prominent except Glennellle, the pos- ning the succeeding nine out of ten races. A marvelous guided by Marty Bergen (before this good boy became a sibilities for the future are limitless. As to this fleet daugh- record of the days when backing the dark blue to win hopeless crank) he won In a canter by three lengths from ter of His Highness—Neglen, she is living up to her high Air Plant, King Mac, Blitzen and others. In the Great breeding, and evidently strongly favors her sire. In her seemed like finding money. As a three-year-old. he ran five American he was unplaced to St. Florlan, and In The nine races to August 7, 1900, as a two-year-old she has only races, and won three. In a slx-furlong race he beat Osrlc, Juvenile he was unplaced to Osrlc. Then he appeared to been unplaced once, and has won six. H e r first appear- Peruvian and the erratic but fleet "Wall Jim. He was un- settle into his true form. At Morris Park Spring Meeting ance was a t the Brooklyn Spring Meeting, when she fin- placed In Montana's Suburban: he was first in a mile race he won a slx-furlong sweepstakes, $1,000 added, beating ished third to Quiz I I . and Beau Gallant, getting off very Arnica, Lester, Charade, Hyacinth and others. A few badly. A few days later she beat Janice, Lady Georglna, at the Coney Island Jockey Club, and earlier In the season, days later, with a five-pound penalty, he met. the same The Jade, Bramble Bush and Matanzas, following this by carrying 108 pounds, he beat the then famous Russell, the horses, and defeated them in a common cantor. In the An- winning from Tower of Candles, Janice. Mary McCoy, Fpee-Iy Addic colt getting third money. In 1S0.'5 he was ex- ticipation Stakes he finished third to Nomad and St. Flor- Screech, About, Audacious and others, allowing the placed ceedingly unfortunate. Giving Charade 171,A pounds In the lan. He won the Foam Stakes, beating Air Plant, Actor, horses ten pounds each. Her third consecutive victorv was Fremont. Recess and others in a canter. Following this he in The Rosebud Stake, beating Ashes. Hollow Wood and Metropolitan Handicap, lie could only finish second. Later won the Surf Stakes, beating Air Plant, Splnalorig, Osric Sporting Duchess. She then ran her only poor race In The he w.is second to Chesapeake fit six furlongs, second to and others. At Monmouth he won the Hopeful Stakes, rac- June Stake. Carrying 110 pounds, five and a half furlongs, .7nlie:i at six furlongs and second to La Tosca at six fur- ing with Fremont, Anna B. and Dncas, neck and neck all she jumped off in the lead, maintained it for over two fur- the way, winning by a scant head. Merry Monarch was longs, and then shut up like a knife and finished last b u t longs. He later ran second to Raccland in the Hudson conceding the placed horses seven nnd nine pounds each. one. As to the cause, opinions vary between overweight River Handicap, and with these five races closed bis season His next, race was the Atlantic Stakes, and by a length and being jostled approaching the turn. The fillv redeemed for the year. and a half he beat "Victory, Uncas, Candelabra and Alcade, herself in her next race, handily beating Malstor, Demurrer, ihis being six wins In seven consecutive races. In the Baron Pepper, Bellurlo aud Screech in the order named. It is not often vouchsafed to an owner to have two really Junior Champion Stakes he ran unplaced to Sir Matthew, At their next mooting Benu Gallant and Tower of Candles phenomenal horses In succession, yet this was the good and in The luiturity he was off In front, but finished fifth beat her by heads, owing to a poor start. This was proved to Ills Highness (his stable companion), Huron, Yorkvllle two days later, when Glennellle beat Beau Gallant, by two fortune of this stable. No sooner was Ills Highness retired Belle and Dagonet. Huron, not being recognized as n lengths. In her next race, August ('», carrying 112 pounds, than Buttertlles became the standard bearer of the dark starter by the officials, he was placed out or the record she beat G. W. W. 102, and Alcn, 00. by two lengths! blue jacket and cap. This handsome filly was of superla- as disqualified, and Merry Monarch ranked fourth. As Thus, although figuring In no great stake events, she has the Monarch's mission was clearly to make the running, done good work. She Is eligible In Coney Island Jockey tive stock, being by Sir Dixon, ont of Mercedes, and as a nnd as he conceded weight to every horse In the race but Club fall stakes, appearing In The Dash, The Partridge two-year-old her career a t the spring meeting of the Brook- the winner and Tammany (he carried 122 pounds), his finish- The Belles, The Golden Rod and The Great Eastern Handi- lyn Jockey Club, ISO J, by winning a flve-fnrlong sweep- ing two and three-quarter lengths behind Ills winning stable cap, nnd will probably give a good account of herself. Untitled Document Thomas M. Tryniski 309 South 4th Street Fulton New York 13069 www.fultonhistory.com
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