Bad Day for Favorites at Oakland: Many Back Outsiders with Profit-Huerfano Wins for President Williams-Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-09


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! t , 1 i BAD DAY FOR FAVORITES AT OAKLAND Many Back Outsiders with Profit— Huerfano Wins for President Williams — Gossip. Oakland, tab. February S. — There was another big crowd at Ihe track today. The weather was glorious. Not so with tlic racing, however. There was nothing particulaily attractive about the card. Lvery ring favorite was be. i leu. but the public did not sutler as much as might have been expected. They wife skeptical today and declined to accept the, chances ot the layers. They took chances on t lie outsiders and, iu many instances, cashed their tickets. Waller Millers only mount today was on Huer-tano. President Williams exquisitely bred turce-vcarold, won at the lucrative price of 7 to 1. The dried out going and the lengthened jouruey favored the slow beginning youngster materially. The victory of the iu aud outer Uyrouerdale, in the fourth at a mile aud a quarter, created adverse criticism. Ihe unfair riding of L. Williams on this horse caused uiucli dissatisfaction. He forced ihe favorite, Jake Moose, into the outside gutter on the last turn. "Cricket" Kelly is riding for Ollie Johuson. The boy rede lor Baldwin at Ascot Park previously. Jockey JSeoville, who is under contract to Keeue Brothers, made his local debut • eslerday on Comilfo. after having I fin out of the saddle for several months on account of a broken leg. The weights tor the .f.-..OvO Family Club Handicap will he au- uotiuced on Monday next. Penny Brothers arrived last night from Los Angeles with three horses including Laccne and Two Bills. W. W. Finn brought Treasure Seeker, Anoua, Ray Lgan, Sea Sick aud Fimkiin. "Handriding" Kelly is sick with pneumonia and may not be seen iu the saddle again this season. J. M. Crane has purchased Jill from Louis Fzell. Under the rules, Nealon, Temaceo, Rapid Water, Logistilla and Tony Faust must run as the Schrei- ber-Duruell-Hildreth entry if they all start and be coupled in the betting tomorrow.

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