Aunt Rose is Disqualified: Causes Albert Star and Hester Zorra to Fall at Younkers, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-28


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AUNT ROSE IS DISQUALIFIED CAUSES ALBERT STAR AND HESTER ZORRA TO FALL AT YONKERS. Jockey Shilling Is Suspended Carthage Finally Wins a Purse Skyo a Good Thing Easy for Goldproof. i New York, August 27. At the start for the opening race at Yonkers tills afternoon jockey Shilling cut across from the outside witli R. L. Thomas Aunt Rose, causing a jam in which Albert Star and Hester Zorra fell. Aunt Rose was the favorite and was best. She led all the way and had a margin of five lengths at the end. She was promptly disqualified and first money was given to James Corrigans Scallop, recently purchased at Saratoga from the Newcastle Stable. Second money went to Gun Cotton and third to John P. Bergen. Shilling was suspended for the remainder of the meeting. He could have remained on the outside and won. The riders of Albert Star and Hester Zorra, respectively W. Ott and Sumter, were not Injured beyond a severe shaking up. Though the weather was cloudy there was a big crowd in attendance, numbering many recent arrivals from Saratoga. Barring the fiasco in the first race the sport was enjoyable. Three favorites won. There were 107 books in line and the betting was brisk, though not heavy. Carthage, carrying light weight and piloted by jockey Shilling, made his sixth start of the meeting in the second race and cantered away from the other three, having a margin of ten lengths at the end of the mile. It was the first purse he has won here. He started In the opening race thu ilrjtt day witli Crlinmins as his rider and was unplaced. In his next four starts he finished second. In three of these races he was ridden by C. Booker and in the other by J. Lee. Captain Williams finally chased Booker away from the stable and said he would stand for no more of his alibis. He is now fully convinced that Booker was the hoodoo. Skyo was a real good tiling for the third race and and It seemed that the Kentucky crowd had an inkling that she would show much improvement, for they would have none of Hanbridge and went to the Goldcrest filly hook, line and sinker. Shilling may not have intended It so, but he took care that Skyo bumped Hanbridge off his stride at a convenient spot In the early running and then came home alone. Shilling had the mount on Goldproof In the next race and was in front all the way, making three successes for the afternoon. M. Preston rode Minos to an easy victory in the fifth race and likewise earned the purse with Reidmoore in the closing race. James W. Wadswortli, chairman of the State Racing Commission, was among todays visitors and was a guest of the stewards. He expressed the belief that with a little more improvement, the Yonkers track will compare favorably with the best racing plants in the country. W. II. Rudolph, who was ruled off at New Orleans, was at the track unknown to the officials. He will be barred In future. Starter A. B. Dado was among todays visitors. Do is en route from his home in Kentncky to Montreal, where he will do the starting. When tiiis meeting ends next Friday Grover C. Hughes will take Skyo and Barnsdale to Lexington. John W. Hall will go to Lexington with Goldproof, Lexoline, Albert Star and Javanese. Within one week these stables will be joined at Lexington by Colloquy and the other good ones belonging to George II. Holle. Lon Bellew also goes to Lexington witli Woolstone. T. P. Hayes, Phlll Clilnn and William Walker will ship to New Orleans. R. L. Thomas, R. E. Watkins, J. R. Wainwright and R. 15. Stollie will race at Sheenshead Bay. The Williams stable will bo split. Captain Jim will remain here to race Cartilage and Hans, both being liberally entered In the fall stakes. "Wink" Williams will take to Lexington Simon Well and two others.

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