Disastrous Jumping Race: Frank Mc Loses His Life and His Rider Breaks an Arm, Daily Racing Form, 1906-10-30


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DISASTROUS JUMPING RACE. FRANK MC LOSES HIS LIFE AND HIS RIDER BREAKS AN ARM. Jockey ONeill Lets Onyx II. Run Out of tbV Course and Is Ruled Off the Turf A Be- ginner Wins the Race." Cincinnati, O. October 29. Frank . Mc,,.. which with Lady JOcelyn, caused the public "mcEneyln- the steeplechase at Latonia today, fell at the sixth jump, broke a shoulder and was destroyed. Pember-ton, his rider, had ids -left arm broken. Lady Jocelyn finished fourth. Tlie. race .was won by Edward Corrlgans Barnes, a newcomer in the steeplechase game. After Frank Mc came to grief Onyx II., ridden by ONeill, assumed a long lead, but at the last field jump he ran out of the course. Secretary Lyman Davis, who acted as patrol judge, reported" to the judges that the rider had made no effort to keep the horse "in the. course1. ONeill was ruled off for life. Arc Light pulled up very lame. Besterlings victory was costly to at least one of the bookmakers.- It is said that his bankroll was wiped out. Alta McDonald made a notable showing-in the first race. Miss Rilllc and Darthula were the only pronounced favorites to win. The former was ridden by Ferris, a lad under contract to J. B. Respess." JEIe is" only, fourteen years old "and weighs ninety ponndst . Miss Rlllie carried an extra five-pounds today because tlie Latonia management- had not leen officially advised that Ferris was entitled to the apprentice allowance. W. Ott was fined 5 by the starter for disobedience at the post.. Wexford, recently purchased by Phil Chinn ran away five miles Saturday night and as n result was so stiff and sore today that he could not race. High Bear and Sam Craig were excused on account of lameness. J. B. Dunn and E. J. Gildersleeve will ship their horses to California. F. Brown has sold Bellevlew for ?1,000 to E. Dealy. The horse will be shipped to California. Manfred, broke down badly in the third race and it is doubtful If he will ever lie a starter again. C. C. McCafferty claimed Salvage after the second race for ,100.

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