Eudora Wins the California Oaks.: Big Crowd Sees the Racing at Oakland, the Bad Weather Notwithstanding., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-03


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EUDORA WINS THE CALIFORNIA OAKS. Biq Crowd Sees the Racinq at Oakland, the Bad Weather Notwithstandinq. Oakland Cal.. February 2.— -The California Oaks was won today by II. It. Schafiers BudOTa at odds of , to 1 over the abbreviated distance of one mil--and a sixteenth. The starters numbered an even dozen and the race was the best contest of any that had been decided in the history of the stake. The three public choices, Grace ■.. Miss Officious and Dollie Hollars followed he winner and linished exactly in the order in which they were favored iu the betting. Despite the unfavorable weather end track conditions that prevailed during the afternoon 10,000 rare goers wen attracted to the Emeryville course by the ■plendM card that was offered up for their dolecta lion. In addition to the 1 ig fixture the program con tained a handicap at a mile and a sixteenth, which engaged a superior lot of horses, including the crack Tony Fau-t. This three year-old was unequal to the tremendous weight roatiBsirai asked of him by the handicapper and met defeat. The victory of Beeehwood in this race at 20 to 1 was the big ui set of the dnj . A half dozen fast sprinters made up the geld for the race over the Futurity Course in which Mar P., after many failures, was finally successful. Walter Miller scored one victory, two seconds and two thirds. Bandy scored three winning mounts, all at lucrative odds. C. K- Darnell protected Laura F. M. in the third with a theatrical advance of *4 0 after W. M. Cain had Stopped bidding at 00. Thirty four bookmakers occupied positions in the ring.

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