Charges Are Made Against Devlin.: Gamaras Grooms Say Trainer "Doped" the Horse for a Betting Coup., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-03


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CHARGES ARE MADE AGAINST DEVLIN. Gamaras Grooms Say Trainer "Doped" the Horse for a Bettinq Coup. New Orleans, La.. February 2. — An interesting; afterssath to the reported betting coup on iauiara,, when he won a race on January i", developed today when two of the stable hands that exercised and rubbed the horse made a complaint to the stewards that Gamers had been "doped" by J. P. Devlin, hi9 trainer, on the day he won and that the stimulant had been withheld from him in his next out ou January 31. The complaint came as the result of an alleged; grievance. The two men claimed they had not beenj given a share of the winnings which they say was promised. GsmSTS is owned by local people who backed him in the Covington poolrooms the day he won. Devlin was called before the stewards ami quest ioued regarding the alleged "doping." He entered a denial and an investigation was ordered. The complainants were under the influence of drink at the time they made their statements and for that reason they were ordered to bring in their evidence next week.

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