Sandy Not So Great A Favorite.: Is Beaten on Three First Choices and the Racegoers Show Their Displeasure., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-03


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SANDY NOT SO GREAT A FAVORITE. Is Beaten on Three First Choices and the Racegoers Show Their Displeasure. Oakland. Cal., May 2. — The public approval that has been so liberally bestowed on jockey Sandy during the past two weeks seems to have had a delirious effect upon that youngster. His handling of tin- three favorites. Willie T.. Avona and B. M. Brat tain today evoked plenty of adverse criticism from racegoers, outsiders held sway until in the last race where Sandy partially redeemed himself with a victory on the lukewarm favorite Hugh UcGowaau This race developed an unpleasant and suspicious angle with the running of Confessor, which was seemingly unable to raise a respectable gallop. Blalocks horse had previously scored a convincing success in fast, time over a much speedier lot than was opposed to him today. Few will regret tin- departure of Bla locks horses for the MS*. "Lucky" Baldwin was a visitor at the track today, as was Secretary Wahlgren of the Denver-Overland Club. El Otros was kicked and severely injured by Ro-maine at the post in the last race. The Spok.i in-Stable claimed Kismet Jr. out of the first race or ,325 and E. I ealy secured Fred Bent by tbe same process out of the third fox $£25. J- F- Don-lan has arrived from Los Angeles with Red Garter, Karodo, Avontellus. Capable and Jingler. Eugene Hildebrand. who was suspended for a ride on Aaron J. February 18. has applied for reinstatement. W. A. Dewees is here from Ix s Angeles with Ballotta. Nattie Bumppo and Satchel. A fairly good program has been prepared for tomorrow afternoon and with Titus II.. Prince Magnet. Governor Ornian: Funnv Side. Ralph Young. Luereee: Fair Fagot. Kogo. Alta Spa : Misty s Pride, F. Neugent. Native Son: Nabonassar. Fastoso, Thco Case: Ethel Day. Kokoino and Judge Nelson among the useful horses entered there is a promise of improvement iu the racing. H. Foreland.

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