Lady Savoy Wins by Wide Margin: Grest Filly Canters Away from Others in Feature Race at Yonkers, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-17


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LADY SAVOY WINS BY WIDE MARGIN. Gcrst Filly Canters Away From Others in Feature Race at Yonkers. New York, August li. The Clark Memorial Handicap with 2,000 added, at a mile and a sixteenth, was the principal offering and furnished the chief incidents of the day at Empire City track. It was won by Bady Savoy, which, after qualifying in her previous two starts, thereby getting otr much weight," spreadeagled the others and won cantering in the fast time of 1:452. Her connections profited handsomely by her victory. However, she might not have had such an easy time of it but for the fact that Bight Wool, the favorite, ridden hy Shilling, did a broncho stunt and unseated the Jockey at the barriers rise. Bight Wool took after the others riderless, passed them one by one and showed the way to the finish hy a big margin. Ho continued on his Journey and ran three additional miles before being captured hy .some etabtu employes. The slaughter of the bookmakers continues and the attendance seems to increase dally. The sudden improvement shown by Hollow after his disgraceful defeat by Inauguration, passed the stewards unheeded. Jockey Bee had the mount on Ilolfow when beaten hy Inauguration. Today, at a long price, Grillith had the mount and, despite a bad start, Hollow was just defeated by Inches, Servile winning and Inauguration taking third. Oak Grove repeated her excellent performance of Tuesday, when she won the second race In commanding style. Close finishes were the order, excepting in the handicap, the first and last races being particularly exciting. A person giving the name of Charley Hogers was apprehended in the betting ring hy the police. It is claimed that he has been duplicating race badge numbers and collecting winning bets. He had in his pockets chemicals, acids and rubber stamps with which it is alleged he counterfeited the numbers. In addition to being unseated from Bight Wool, jockey Shilling, when C. W. Burt stumbled at the start in the second race, was thrown upon the horses neck, but he managed to regain his seat. Jockey 1. Hiley was suspended hy the starter for ten days. Charles F. Grainger is due to arrive from Louisville tonight, and will discuss witli M. J. "Winn the Kentucky situation. J. B. Hhinock is here for the conference. T. P. Hayes will ship his stable at the close of this meeting to Montreal.

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