Close Finish in Feature: Hot Toddy, Belmere, Zienap and Orilene Heads Apart at Jamaica, Daily Racing Form, 1906-10-25


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CLOSE FINISH IN FEATURE. HOT TODDY, BELMERE, ZIENAP AND ORILENE HEADS APART AT JAMAICA. Miller Is Given an Ovation Monet Wins the All-Age Handicap Sixth Race Produces Another Thrilling Contest. New York, October 24. The card at Jamaica today was more remarkable for quantity than quality. The Southampton Handicap at one mile and a sixteenth was the bright feature of the big program and produced a stirring contest. Hot Toddy, the crack western three-year-old, ridden by .Miller, won out In the last stride of a sensational stretch struggle after he had been given up for lost during the early and tempestuous stages of the journey. At one time or another each of the four leaders, Including Belmere, Zienap and Orilene, was acclaimed , the winner. Miller, who had already distinguished himself on Landsman, the winner in the first race, was given, an ovation by the big crowil of spectators, as this victory on Hot Toddy made his record for the year an even 300. Both the sprint handicap, won by Monet, the favorite, and the mile and a sixteenth selling affair, captured by Young Davis, three-year-old maiden at odds of CO to 1, produced thrilling finishes. The defeat of Waterbury by Belcast probably put a wimp iu llitf-bankrolls-of-tnc clubhouse- folks. - Any-nlrt price was accepted about, the chances of the degenerate half brother to Old England. Harney Schreiber has had a good offer for Nealon and will probably sell bis grand Sain three-year-old. The master of "Woodlands was not in evidence at Jamaica today, having been called away to attend the funeral of a relative somewhere in Pennsylvania. There is no truth in the published reports that jockey Radtke was ejected from the Jamaica track yesterday afternoon. It Is, however, said on good authority that the lad behaved Impudently during his appearance before the stewards. It Is claimed also that the sheets of several layers were examined with a view of discovering a motive for the alleged pulling of Tommy Waddell. L. Williams, also reported in had standing, is among the missing. Trnnk Regan and W. A. McKinney will ship their stables to California next Sunday. It. L. Rogers, wlih Garnish, Janeta and others, C. E. Dnrnell, with a newly acquired stable of racers, and Enoch Wishard in charge of a lot of J. A. Drakes cast-offs are acquisitions to the colony of eastern turfmen that will race at San Francisco during the coming winter. .

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