Will Probe Deeper At Oakland.: Stewards Are Hunting for the Men Who Were Behind the Banished Jockeys., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-09


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WILL PROBE DEEPER AT OAKLAND. Stewards Are Hunting for the Men Who Were Behind the Banished Jockeys. Oakland. Cab. May 8.— The California Jockey Club stewards are following up a lead that promises developments in the case of the banished negro jockey Johnstone Hunter. Bedfords remarkable race today in the handicap at a mile and an eightl i- vincing them that the horse was lulled to Sanlara last Saturday. The stewards immediately started an investigation which promises to reveal the identity of the manipulators of the three recently suspended jockeys, Butwell, Smith and Hunter. They are also probing into the running of Woolina and Tonic. In the opinion of the officials both of these racers received backing not warranted by past performances. Gossiper IIs race today will also be investigated. Touheys mare ran unplaced in the fifth. backed at a short price, thickly swathed in bandages on all four legs. The suddenly rejuvenated Mistys Pride at 20 to 1 towroped her opponents in this race. The biggest upset of the day occurred in the feature race when Logistilla at odds-on finished absolutely list and beaten off In a field of four starters. The improved J. C. Clem at 3 to 1 won in the fast time of 1:524;. Half of the card was captured by favorites. A majority of the finishes were close and exciting and the racing was excellent. Thomas II. Williams has sold Hilo de Oro to II. . ;. Bedwell. J. Arm strong is now the owner of Kdith James. Jockey A. Brown left for Louisville today to ride for Barney Schrciher at the Kentucky tracks. Another good program is offered for tomorrow afternoon and with Rev Hindoo. Karodo, Rhine stone: Mina Cibson. Michael Mulvaney, Nettie Hicks: Frolic. Bell Reed. St. George Jr.; Picka way, llersain. Prince Magnet: Fury, Theo Case, Markie Mayer: IVdlie Dollars. The Mist and Kinders among those carded to start more fast racing seems in prospect. H. Forsland.

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