Ugly Spill at Yonkers: Three Horses Fall and Jockey Lycurgus is in Hospital, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-27


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.UGLY SPILL AT YONKERS. THREE HORSES FALL AND JOCKEY LYCURGUS IS IN HOSPITAL. W. Ott and J. Lee Escape Injury Old Honesty Wins the Feature Race H. K. Vlngut Scores a Double. . New York, August 21.; Lycurgus, the colored jockey under contract to William Walker, may lose his life as the result of a nasty spill in theopenlng race at Empire City track this afternoon. The race was at five-eighths of a mile and ten went to the post. Alomar was left. In tlie rush for positions around the first turn, Supine, ridden by, Lycurgus, went down and New Garter and Tecta II., mounted by J. Lee and W. Ott respectively, fell over her. Lycurgus was found to have sustained concussion of the brain and was taken unconscious to St. Joseph Hospital in Yonkera. Ott was badly shaken up, but Lee escaped without a scratch and rode " Old Honesty to victory in the Tarrytown Handicap, which featured the card as the fourth race, after a hard drive with Light Wool. There were 12,000 people at the track today and in a betting, way they apparently had the better of the bookmakers. Miss Alert, Hollow, Cloistercss and St. Joseph were the successful favorites. II. K. Vlngut scored a double. Holllster won the first, race for liim and Clolsteress the fifth. .They both led all the way. Jockeys Musgravc anil Liebcrt divided the riding honors. Each piloted two winners. Hollows victory in the third race was his ninth in twent3-nlne starts. He has been ten times second, six times third, and only four times unplaced. St. Lucar, the three-year-old bay colt by St. Florlan Lilly M., is to go to Mexico. J. C. Fer-riss, Jr., sold him to L. Blum today. It. E. Watklns was able to prove to tho stewards that he and a number of his acquaintances , had wagered heavily on Flavigny Friday, and the investigation ended with the statement that the stewards are satisfied that Flavignys poor showing was due to excessive racing and stalcncss. The horses Canopian, Penrliyn, Alsono and Am-bcrlta, in the . stable of E. J. Gildersleeve, have been attached by Walter T. McGinty, who claims that Gildersleeve is indebted to him in the sum of . Silver Cup, the .two-year-old chestnut filly by Allan-a-DalL Bavollo II., has been sold by J. C. Ferriss, Jr., to Mrs. II. II. Selby. The price reported was ,200

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