Local Turf Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1903-07-22


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TURF GOSSIP. LOL Jockey Zeno, who won on Paulaker Monday, was severely injured yesterday morning While schooling" Jaubert through the field. Miss Manners, which started in the first Continued on second, page. LOCAL TURF GOSSIP. Continued from first page. race, fell shortly after the start, as a result of being crowded. Jockey C. Davis, who rode the filly, escaped with a severe shaking up. George Carroll, who acts as steward for the Jockey Club at Hawthorne, absented, himself 1 . from the judges stand until after the first race on account of having his own horse, Odran, as a starter in the race. Jockey Adkins was fined ?25 by the starter in the third race for disobedience at the post. Orfeo, which won the opening race, was bid up to ,000 by H. McCoulskey, trainer for H. T. Griffin, and retained by an advance bid of . Jockey Wonderly, who rode Sidney C. Love in the closing race, pulled in towards the rail before he was clear of the field while going around the first turn, thereby forcing Glass-full, which was nearest to him, to take back. Practices of this kind should be discouraged. The track yesterday, notwithstanding the heavy rain in the city, was better than at any previous time this year. The report that McChesney had injured himself in his workout, thereby causing a postponement of the meeting of Water Boy and the Smathers horse, was heard with genuine regret by horsemen at the track. The majority were of the opinion that had the two great four-year-olds met McChesney would have proved the victor. The finish in the fourth race was one of the best witnessed on a local track. The first six horses were abreast like a troop of cavalry in the last sixteenth and in this manner they ran until within five yards of the finishing line, where Cornwall managed to get a slight advantage, which he retained. Those behind him were in a compact bunch, small margins separating them.

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