Eonite Fails the Montreal Talent: Oroba Beats Him in the Mud at Blue Bonnets Butwells Bad Race, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-14


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EONITE FAILS THE MONTREAL TALENT Oroba Beats Him in the Mud at Blue Bonnets Butwells Bad Race. Montreal, Que., September 13. The Engineers Cup and a steeplechase over the two-mile course were the feature races at Blue Bonnets this aftrnoou. Both racs furnished good contests in which the winners had to be hard ridden to beat out their opponents. The going was deep and heavy, and this meant that It took a good stout horse to last it out. Mud runners had a decided advantage, and the sharpshooters landed, on the right ones in a majority of the races. Scratches were numerous and the fields in all but the first two races were small. Form players fared none too well, Excitement being the only winning favorite during the afternoon. E. L. Talley furnished the greatest upset oC the day in the two-year-old Eonite, which was but recently transferred to him by J. W. Pangle. On his previous showing Eonite seemed like a sure tiling and was heavily supported by the public. A shrewd division strung along to Oroba and their judgment proved correct, for Oroba was a handy winner. Tlieie was a peculiar angle to the race. Dennlson, who has been riding for Talley and Pangle, had the mount on Oroba, while McCarthy was given the mount on Eonite In the absence ot the regular stable jockey, Goldstein having been sent on to Toronto last night. Eonite showed a flash of, early speed, but before they had gone a quarter Oroba had moved up on the outside and caught him.. Entering the homestretch Eonite was down on the Inside In the deep going, while Dennlson kept Oroba on the outside in the good going. McCarthy never made a move on Eonite In the stretch run and Oroba beat him out a head. In the steeplechase, T. Rae, who had the mount on the favorite, Butwell, made a very weak effort., and to square himself lodged a complaint of foul against the winner. Gold Bun. In the early , running Rae kept far back with Butwell, and not until after they had taken the tenth "jump did he make a move. In the next furlong he closed a gap ot fifteen or twenty lengths, and the result was that Butwell tired In the final drive,, and this alone enabled Gold Run to last long enough to win. The following horsemen shipped their strings to Toronto this morning: Jack Thornby, William Walker, G. E. Dudley and J. J. Walsh. Tomorrow J. W. Blalock will leave, as will also W. 0. Joplin, Mrs. Livingston. Herman Flippen, B. Ebaugh, Green B. Morris, J. W. Pangle, M. J. Daly and Edward Trotter. James Boden and the. Hayman-McCarreji Stable will go to Hamilton, while Phil Chlim will return to New York with his string.

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