Jockeys at Seattle, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-01


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JOCKEYS AT SEATTLE. Seattle, Wash., July 31. "Cricket" Kelly is doing lnui-li better here than in the south, aiid his long rest has greatly improved this promising young rider. lie is classed as one of the best, if not the best of the youngsters now at the local track. Gross carries off the honors for the older riders, while Keogli and Mentry are giving him a run for the place. Kcogh is supposed to lie the star, hut his work has not Impressed some of the regulars as greatly as that of Gross, who has ridden some exceptionally good races recently and has snatched victor from defeat. Manders is a fair little rider, but occasionally loses his head at a critical time and throws away a race which he stands a good chance of winning. He is fortunate in getting good mounts. Reggie Davis is a Seattle boy, who is making good in the saddle and he lias many friends in the grandstand. Palms Is one of the most consistent and coolest riders at the track. He gets the liest there is out of his mounts and many a horse has won with him up when others would have been lucky to finish in the money. He is a hard boy to rattle and keeps his head clear in emergencies. He is not up as often as sonic of the other boys, but rides as many winners as any of them. F. Wilson, the stable jockey for J. S. Woods, has ridden some good races, but lias not had the experience of sonic of the oilier boys.

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