Telegrapher Proves Quite a Surprise: Owners Are Asked to Explain-Jockey L. Wilson is Suspended for Six Days, Daily Racing Form, 1906-03-07


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TELEGRAPHER PROVES QUITE A SURPRISE. Owners Are Asked to Explain Jockey L. Wilson Is Suspended for Six. Days. Hot Springs, Ark., March C Bad riding and several form reversals put a damper on the sport at Oaklawn this afternoon. The most marked improvement over previous running was manifest when Telegrapher cantered home in advance of a fair field in the. third race, which included Kittle Piatt, King Ellsworth and Bullfinch. After the finish Judge Bryan sent for the owners of the horse and demanded an explanation. The case is still pending. Bad riding was directly responsible for the defeat of Vagabond, Scalplock and George Vivian. Scalplock was claimed by H. T. Batcheler for 00. Among todays arrivals was President Montgomery, of the New Memphis Jockey Club, who took a keen Interest in the racing. "Whltey" Langdon, after having sustained a heavy loss while operating from the ground yesterday, decided to make book and had his slate up today. He again lost heavily. Jockey L. Wilson, who rode Tomochichi, was suspended for six days by the judges for rough riding. Threatening weather kept the attendance down. Rain began to fall lightly after the fifth race. It had no effect on the track. t

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