"Good Things" Go Wrong: Marshal Ney is the Only Successful Favorite at Douglas Park, Daily Racing Form, 1906-09-29


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"GOOD THINGS" GO WRONG. MARSHAL NEY IS THE ONLY SUCCESSFUL FAVORITE AT DOUGLAS PARK. Posings Rider Claims Foul hut It Is Not Allowed J. Murphy Falls Off AthenaBittersweet Drops Dead. Louisville, Ky., September 28. Marshal Ney, - in the closing" race, was the only favorite to win. at Douglas Park this afternoon and his victory did not profit the talent much. He was at a short price and justified opinion by winning as his rider pleased. W. Walker, at one time owner pf the horse, bid bim up to ,700, an advance of 00 over his en? tered price. He was retained. Good things were numerous, but failed to land, surprises resulting in most of the races. Posing and Light Wool were best in their respective races, but failed to win because of mishaps. Posing was forced wide into the stretch, thereby losing enough ground to cost Rome Respess the purse. A claim of foul by her Jockey against the winner was not allowed. Light Wool ran out on the stretch turn. J. Mnrphy, barely able to sife on a horse, fell off soon after the finish in the last race, Athena bolting through the paddock and into the stable yards where she was finally caught after an exciting chase. The judges have ordered him not to accept any more mounts. After considerable trouble, 7.. G. Stebblns prevailed on the express companies to. have six Burton cars in readiness tomorrow to transport horses to Hot Springs. Those that will depart tomorrow Include E. Trotter, C. T. Gardner, J. C. Cahn and F. GeringTsThe same horsemenrVill ship to Dallas, Texas for that meeting. Bittersweet, owned by J. C. Cahn, dropped dead this morning while being exercised. E. C. Hopper was among the visitors. He announced to horsemen that plenty of hotel accommodations would be available on the coast this winter. Fargo was purchased by J. Markleln before the first race from Mose Goldblatt for 00. Redwood II., winner of the opening race, was, bid, up 00 over his entered price of 00 by L,- H. Miller and retained. M. ,J. Winn sent a personal message to a number of the directors of the American Turf Association, notifying them of the meeting to be held next Monday morjiing. It is expected that the Obert-Perry case will be taken up at that time. H. E. Rowell will ship all the. horses he has racing here to California tomorrow. Jockey Buchanan regained his senses this morning and spoke lucidly to his wife and baby. No clear statement as to how he sustained his injuries has been given out as yet. Secretary Nathanson will leave for Chicago tomorrow night. He will remain in Chicago about two weeks before going east in the Interest of the Crescent City Jockey Club. Twelve horses owned by -E. Corrlgan arrived at Churchill Downs from Toronto this morning.

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