Must Protect The Public., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-09


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MUST PROTECT THE PUBLIC. The Victory Of Toupee iii the handicap at Oakland 1 i-t li Ida] waa mid to be so math in contra at with his performance the previous Saturday thai the Saa Ftaneisca Chronicle took it as a text for this sor 111011: •Toupee was hacked with great contiden. c by people la the know. This is not aa Isolated ease by any manner of lataaa Then are many trainers at iiaklaml who labor under the impression that they are entitled to a shade over the general public because they are called upon to pay feed bills. This qualifying baalneaa should he stopped and it la up to the board of stewards to put an end to these reprehensible, tactics. Trainers and owners who re sort to doubtful practices ha order to gel a big price should be drives ut of the gaaae. The patrons of the s|mrt mast be protected at all hazard-. If racing i- to retain ii- popular hold on the people of Callfi 1 ilia." Aa a matter of fad Toupees performaace la win alag w 1- in do aease 1 form reversal. Be is essentially a spriater. The race be won waa ■:! In.- and a lit i I farlOBgS. Be had up lot | ids and Won as he should BSTC done. In his previous race he was at a uiiie Willi 1 in pounds up. It was i t.i-i run race and for over throe .pi i: -is he was battHag for the race iii the front rank and was beatefl OB his merits al the distance.

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