Stewards Punish Miller.: Suspension Of One Week And Fine Of 00 For Foul Riding.; Causes Crowding in Fifth Race at Gravesend and Swain and Doyle Are Knocked Off Their Horses., Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-08


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STEWARDS PUNISH MILLER. SUSPENSION OF ONE WEEK AND FINE OF 00 FOR FOUL RIDIN6. Causes Crowding in Fifth Itace at Gravesend and Swain and Doyle Are Knocked Off Their Horses. Now York. Juno 7. — Jockey Walter Miller began tliis day. tin1 eighteenth umiivci sar.v of his Tiirth. huoyanl with dope thai :i change would boom in his luck, which had Imm-h none of tin- lust for two or three days, only to wind up the afternoon with mspeusioa for one week and ■ tine of sjihi assessed .i u.i in--1 liiin. Millets trouble wits due to a doulilc barrelled accident in the closing race at Gravesead, two boys bciag tliruwn from the backs of their mounts becanae of crowding oo the first tint;. The steward-- ! •■ lii ved Miller to be responsible lor the crowding and lilinisced 1 1 riii according!] Miller bad the inounl on Brother Thomas, which was backed from 4 In 1 to .• to 5. living one of the supposed ROOd things Ol the day. lie bad the eleveiillt position at the post in a field ol thirteen and in his hurry lo gel an advantageous position on the tit st turn, cut lather sharply across in front In the general mis up that followed Swain was thrown from the back of Willi!. in front of the Judges stand, while thirty yards farther Mi W. Boyle was unseated from Helen Tlumia-. Both lmys fell in the middlp of the hunch of horses and it seemed as if they could not escape in jury. To I In- onlookers it appeared that Doyle was struck two or three times, but the tield bad hardly swept by before he was on his feet, but he hail to be assisted to the hospital in the giounds. Swain was carried in. Pr. Hoxsie. the club physician, made a close examination of both bnya anil announced ihat neither was seriously hurt, unless some complication that could not then be foretold should develop. There were no liones broken and the boys after recoterfng from a dazed condition, were all right except tor a few bruises. Dun littlife. the favorite, won the race, and Brother Thomas finished second, but was disquali lied, second money going to Bright Boy and third money to Ambush. Though the crowding and crossing happened right under the eyes of the steu aids. Miller claims that Scoville. who was riding lite frailer on the outside, was responsible. This is the third time this year that Miller has been saapeaded for one week, tie- sixth time he has had bis mount disqualified for foul and the second lime he has been fined 00. His first suspension came at Oakland January s. when Boloman m;ii- disqualified. At the same track February i". be rade foul on Grace :.. for which he was fined Slioo after the tilly had lieen disqualified. 41 Benning March 30 he was suspended for one week. He bad the mount on Billie Hibbs in the Dinner Stakes and that colt was disqualified for foul after raaaiag a dead heal with Be* Cole. Wheu Dog am was set back at Oakland February 1. Millet got oft wilh a lepriniatid and when Tommy Wa.l.l. 1! Was disqualified at Belmont Park May 27. he was lined . In Hie third race Gay Burns was thrown from Sailor Boy at the litst turn as a result of interfer once, but was nut hart. The many accidents at Ola ff*C ad emphasizes the fact that the colli-..- i- 100 antiquated fit modern raring Bsrea at one mile and seventy yards should at any rate be dis continued, the run to the first turn being so short that a hog on the outside ajast take chances or be carried very wide, losing a lot of ground. With only the May Selling Stakes for a feature, the racing today was not particularly high class. but it resulted favorably for the public, four favor itea winning. The finish in the fiist race was e citing. Golden West, Robin Hood and Cambiums being noses apart. Tileing won the third roe front Masaniello. and Barbery Belles margin aver C.hasi in the May Stake- was a neck.

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