Besterling Medium of a Betting Coup: Canadians Back Him with Confidence-Martha Corman Wins the Handicap-Racing Gossip, Daily Racing Form, 1906-10-25


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BESTERLINand MEDIUM OF A BETTING COUP. Canadians Back Him with Confidence Martha Gorman Wins the Handicap Racing Gossip. Cincinnati, 0., October 24. Heavy rains during the .early hours made tire Latonia track muddy and caused numerons withdrawals. The attendance was considerably decreased by the weather. The victory of Simon Kent in the opening race with 75 to 1 against him, was the snrprise of the afternoon. It was the only good break that the bookmakers enjoyed. The other winners were liberally supported. The Canadians made a killing with Besterling. They backed him with confidence from 10 to 1 to 4J to 1. All the books In the ring were scorched.. Martha Gorman had to be much the best to win the handicap. She was away stumbling. W. E. Applegate and Riley Grannan were among todays arrivals. The former made book. The six races were run off in a fraction over two hours. Jockey Shilling was suspended for three days by the .starter for running through thg barrier In the fourth race. Jockey W. Daly has returned from his home in Hartford. Juba, well backed in the last race, fell lame after going a quarter and spqlled a coup for his connections. -

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