Virtually a Gift to Colonel Jack.: Bad Start at Ascot Park-Muddy Track and Poor Sport-Atoka is Dead., Daily Racing Form, 1907-01-31


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VIRTUALLY A GIFT TO COLONEL JACK. End Statt at Ascot Park — Muddy Track and Poor Sport — Atoka s Dead. !."- Angeles CaL, January 30 This was a dull da- at Aseei Park. An all ulgbl rain left tin truck ■Odd ami. though the sain eame oat about BOOH, the attendance was small. There was little of ipiality to the card. Tin- fourth laee. the I11 ks; pretentions of tie- nays offering, was robbed of Interest ba a had start. After the harrier was released .1. It. Langhrjej and Edwin T. Fryer had no chance. Colonel Jack was away Vying ami had practicaBy a walk over. I he augueaeable Bragg uaocked the talent and brought Joy to a tow venturesome pikem by easily winning the tifih race at long odds. PlatoOU wa- made lavorile over P.intoulle in the third race, bnl the latter running eonaistenri] easily dispeaad of the former, omen t- the ehagris oi a wise few who bad backed the favorite heavily. Atoka, holder of the American record for throe-eighths of a mile, died hate today of a fever. Atoka ran the distance in ::;:•;; at Butte Montana. September 7. last.

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