Jockey Musgrave Injured by Fall: Coincident Goes down with Him in First Race at Buffalo-Mishaps in Steeplechase, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-09


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JOCKEY MUSGRAVE INJURED BY FALL. Coincident Goes Down with Him in First Race at Buffalo Mishaps in Steeplechase. HulTalo, N. Y., July S. The running of the steeplechase at Kenilworth today furnished a series of mishaps, and four of the nine starters failed to finish. The winner turned up in Merry Maker, which beat Bilberry out a length. Centipede fell at. the last jump when he appeared to have a good chance of winning. Tarpon came to grief after taking the eleventh jump, and When he fell he shook up his rider, Mr. Taylor, quite a bit. Carola made a bad landing at the fourth jump and unseated her rider, Silas McClaln, and Richard. Jr., refused at the last jump. Macy Rird, which finished fifth, was beaten off fifty lengths. Jockey Musgrave, who arrived here this morning from New York, was injured when Concerned fell on the hackstretch in the first race. The boy was picked up in an unconscious condition and on ex-, amination it was found that, besides having an ugly gash on his head, he was injured internally. He was removed to one of the Buffalo hospitals. II. T. Gritlin, the lads employer, who accompanied him from New York, was much put out over the accident. He had Bridge Whist entered in the third race, but after the accident withdrew the colt. Steward Henry J. Morris today ordered G. W. Fornian to return the horse Tcmmeraire to John Dyment. Forman trains for J. Gallagher, who claimed Temmeraire and on investigation he was found to be In the forfeit list. This, of course, made Wabash Queen ineligible. Apart from this It was found that when Gallagher claimed Temnieraire he merely turned over the cash for the horse and neglected to tile a written claim. This also made tlie claim void. T. o. Webber returned from New York with his two horses George S. Davis and Judge Denton. They arrived this morning. In tlie same car were three horses the property of Howard lots and four belonging to II. T. Gritlin.

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