Charlie Gilbert Wins In Gallant Style: Approaches Windsor Track Record for Five Furlongs Bookmakers Are Cited for Trial, Daily Racing Form, 1906-07-01


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, i CHARLIE GILBERT WINS IN GALLANT STYLE. Approaches Windsor Track Record for Five Furlongs Bookmakers Are Cited for Trial. Detroit, Mich., June 30. In a drive which began at the head of the stretch and lasted to the finishing line, Charlie Gilbert, the Gardner crack, won the Detroit Stakes for two-year-olds at Windsor this afternoon. The time, 1:002, Is a fraction slotfer than the track record. Charlie Gilbert was much the best, notwithstanding that he only had a head advantage over De Oro at the end. All through the backstretch he was pinned in next to the rail until finally his rider, despairing of finding an opening, went clear to the outside and ran around his opponents. De Oro gained the lead in the stretch, but Charlie Gilbert got to him at the sixteenth post and then outgained him. It was a brilliant finish and the occupants of the grandstand cheered the winner when he returned to the judges. The track was lightning fast, while the attendance was unusually large. The last four races went to the betting choices. Miss Leeds repeated her victory over the same kind of company that opposed her on Thursday. Miss Lida at long odds had little trouble In winning the second. In the last. Lemon Girl and Dolinda fought It out from the three-eighths post, the latter securing the decision In the last strides. A selling war broke out during the afternoon between W. Walker and W. T. Anderson. Anderson, who bet heavily on his horse Blue Coat In the first and then saw him outside the money at the finish, started the ball rolling by bidding up Miss Leeds 00. Walker .retained her with the customary advance. Then Walker claimed Blue Coat for 25. There was a lull in affairs until Walkers ilolinda won the last race. Anderson was there and hoisted the mare to ,000, at which price Walker let her go. The eight block men were served with summons this afternoon to appear in the magistrates court on Tuesday next, to answer a charge of conducting a common gambling game. The proceedings are the same as were Instituted at Toronto recently, which case Is how before a higher court for a decision. It Is not believed that any prosecutions will follow here until the Toronto case Is settled. 1 Showman grabbed himself la his race and cut an artery.

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