Callus is Ruled off Turf: Confesses to Oaklawn Officials That He Used a Battery, Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-14


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CALLUS IS RULED OFF TURF. r CONFESSES TO OAKLAWN OFFICIALS THAT HE USED A BATTERY. ii Mnv Test ConstitutionaMty of the Amis Law — Manchester Wins in a Drive — ■ Lowelsa Falls. . , i J. .i lint S|. lilies. Ark.. February 13. — Tntil acting I "Covet nor Moore signs the Amis Mil, the OakteWB .l.«Kiy Clnh will M«ke no definite announcement :is to ii plans. However, it is pretty certain that the roast ituiionality of the law will be tested and it N believed that the track will not be doaed until ,. the highest court in the slate has so ordered. The « lulls legal advisors, ii is Stated, hae saiil thai I the hill is nnl without Haws. Bad they are of the opinion that it will lie held to •■ unconstitutional. | Jockey alius ooafeaaed i bulge Bryan lasi night thai he bad need an electric battery m Baltttaeh . in the fourth rate yesterday tad this mis slag the bay was rated ofl" Hie tart for rife. Judge Bryaa saw Callus throw something into the infield during the race sad ■ watch was put oa the hoy. After raeiag was saer Callus went into Ihe inliehl ami Bantered slsag until he foaad the battery. He picked it up. put it ill his pocket ami was alioiit t" hurry away when the man who bad beca shadow | tag him nalihed liim and took him to h ottieiaN. , Callus admitted that he had been using the battery for oine time. Ii does not appear to bare helped his riding any. He has not ridden a winner sinee , Ihe meeting ar Douglas lark last September and bin one bane be has piloted this year has been iu , the money. . Finishes in nearly all the racos at Oaklawii today . were close. The best one came in the second race | in Which five highly tilled youngsters met at a , half miie. bfaachester, roasMorrd tlie liest oolt here, was toned to a terri.ic drive to wear down i Bess Ward, and only gained the decision by a BOM j in the last stride. Beat Ward was making her first , start and the perforauuiea Stamps her as an extra j! Bead lilly. The surprise of the afleirnixm easae with the running of the closing race whea IMatte i o. aeg teeted in the specakttioa, led throagboat and managed to test long eaoagh to beat out High Hear by a seam neck. Iii the fifth race there was much erowdiag. Shortly after the start rswslsa fell sad jockey c. Pteher was thrown heavily, bad after retraining his I the boy was able to walk back to the j-« k | ej s1 quarters unassisted.

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