Will Fight it to a Finish.: Oaklawns Owners Decide to Keep Their Track Open., Daily Racing Form, 1907-03-08


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WILL FIGHT IT TO A FINISH. OAKLAWNS OWNERS DECIDE TO KEEP THEIR TRACK OPEN. Will Not Close Until April 13, and Will Go to Hiqhest Court in Teslinq Amis Law. Hot BntlagB, Ark., March 7.— John Condon, Loula A- Cella and Dan Slnirl had another Conference last night, at, which it was announced that the im-eting ii Oakhura is I Hinne" unlil April IS, betting- or mi betting, attendance or no attend: e. They feel that tin- Amis law is undoubtedly unconstitutional and they have decided to till the advertised dales and fight their case through the tourls for a supreme decision. The horsemen ale thoi cjily in line with this policy ami the majority of Ihent have Indicated to tin- manageaaeut that they will remain ben even if it becomes necessary to cut down tin- j nr ■ This, however, is not considered probable. Program books for next weeks raring with tin- naual purses, wen distributed this after-Boon, ihis afternoon betting was rosdatled on tnt* plan which prevails at Ihe New Serb trucks. Ihe feeling I ha I for a time at least, open betting- - h» be in rogue, restored t fideaee ami a big crowd was at Ihe curse today. The weather wan Meal and the rieing fair. Ihe tit-feat of Hyperion: II. in the I. .111 Hi met al thill nasi Ills, however, was not enjoyed H was believed that this horse had the ra.f :,| Ids mercy, but after keeping ch,-. company with Ttt-s .loll for a half mile, he faded away last and dropped to the rear. Hannibal Be? won easily from Ties Joli. Young Iilgriui win third. Byaeraan n. asay have been airected by his hurried preparation and his effects in bis last start. Jo.key Mountain, making his first appearance in lit- saddle sin..- he was Injured at New Orlean.-t January 17. Bran the o|iening race with Albert Star, a n:v.oi.ier. owned by I. T. Morris. The rider was give* an ovation on his return to the s. aies. Mountain also pilotetl Ili-.li Hear lo victory in the fifth race. This was accomplished in tiie easiest manner, the horse proving much the liest of the others. Beecher Ins finally landed a purse. He outclassed the others in the closing race am! had only to canter throughout. If Den Strong had been given a nitwe energetic ride he WOUM have won Ihe second race, which w.-nt to Autinnii I-lowt-r. Sorrel Top anil Ilia Gray, in ihe third, furnished the closest finish of the afternoon. With a probable fasl track in sight and such gt otl performers a- C. 11. Shilling, Hollow. Orphany: Ruth N.-h-n. Dixie Andrews, Lie ber Con-: Sultry, Bake* Waters. Iir. liar : Midas. BucfJe, J. P. Mayberrv : Chancellor, TivoUnt, Nancy; Matador, Foxhall ami lv Lilian named to go, the card for tomorrow holds out promise . t excellent racing. J. L. Dempsey.

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