"Whitewash Days" for Favorites.: Interesting Statistics as to First Choices-Twelve the Longest Sequence of Losers., Daily Racing Form, 1907-01-31


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•WHITEWASH DAYS" FOR FAVORITES. Interesting Statistics as to First Choices — Twelve the Longest Sequence of Losers. "Hew many days were there in P 0 ; that all of the favorites were defeated, and what was the greatest number of favorites to t«- defeated in sne-cession?" asks one of.Daily Pacing Forms Toronto subscribers; with the additional reoateat that the dates and tracks be given. There was no day daring the year on which all the favorites al all of tin- tracks were beaten and there was only one day on which all the favorites at more than one track were defeated. This was August 7. when no lirst choice won at Latonia ami Fort Brie. Tint, were forty three other days on which all ■ !" the favorites at one of the tracks were dele, lied, as follows: la oi Park, Los Angeles, c.al. January :i. Jan nary S. January 24, March L March 17 and Decern her IV Kenilworth Park. Buffalo. N. Y.— June 4, June 13 and June 21. Belmont Park, New York October 17. lair Grounds, New Orleans, La.— January 2t . Feb-raarj p. March 16, March 21 and December 27. City Park. New Orleans, La. — February 2. February 16, February 19, March 19 and Match SB. Douglas Park, Louisville, Ky. — September 20. Fort Brie, Ontario-— July F5. August 7 and Aug list ! . Graveaead, Brooklyn. N. Y. — June 11. Juue 18 and September 24. Hamilton. Ontario -June B. Latonia, Covington. Ky. — June 1. June S, August 7. August 24. August 80 and November 1. Kentucky Association. Lexington. Ky. — Mnv 27. Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, Ky. — September 17. Montgomery Park. Memphis. Ter.n. — May ." . Cumberland Park. Nashville. Tana.— April It. oakiaun. Hot springs. Ark.— March 12, March 13, March 26 and April 7. Oakland, Oakland. Cal.— April .!. Plmllco, Baltimore. Md. April 23. Windsor. Ontario— Jane 2 ;. At all other meetings one or inorw favorites vfon each day. There were ssx days at Latonia and A-«»t Park ou which no favorite won. five at the Fair Grenada and City Park and four at Oaklawn. It is a mat ler worthy of consideration that through the long meeting at Oakland there was only one day on which all the favorites were defeated. July, October aad November were the ln-st months for favorites last year, but as a general proposition horses run more truly to their form iu August. September and October than in any other months of the year. March and June were the worst months for favorites last Fear, as will be seen from the following, which gives the dates by months on which all the first Choices on some tracks were defeated: Janaary 8, 8. 24. 2f . February 2. tt. it;. 18. March 2. 12. 13, 10, 17, 11. 21, 20, 29. April :;. 7. 14. 2. May r.. 27. June 1, 4, fi, 8, 11, 13, 15, 21, 20. .lulv 18, August 7. 9, 24. 30. September 17, 24, 29. October 17. November 1. l eceraber 18, 27. The longest sequence of defeated favorites was twelve, at Oaklawn track. Hot Springs. March 12 asd 13. March 10 was Saturday and Dollnda, tht favorite, won Ihe last lace on that day. The following Monday and Tuesday no lirsi choice got home in front, but the spell was broken when Haughty took the first race at even, money Wednesday, Maroh 14, ._

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