Mlaughlin, Jr., Wins Two Races: Famous Ex-Jockeys Son Scores with Potent and Shirley R. at Windsor, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-09


view raw text

M LAUGH LI N, JR., WINS TWO RACES. Famous ex-Jockeys Son Scores with Potent and Shirley R. at Windsor. Detroit. Mich., October S. Itcnorls of the worlds championship series of games between the Detroit, and Chicago baseball clubs divided interest with the racing at Windsor this afternoon. An immense score board was placed back of the judges stand, and the score Jiy innings of the game in Chicago was posted. The racing itself was tame, the winners in all six of the events making runaway affairs of the races. James McLaughlin, Jr., son of the famous ex-jockey, sent two winners to the post in Potent and Shirley It. When the latter came down the stretch with a safe lead over her IioId;.IoL:iughliii began rooting, and his yells would have put even .Tack .Toyner to shame. It was Shirleys second start and her second victory at the meeting. Potent, his other winner, was purchased by young McLaughlin on Friday last at Hamilton for 00, and it was the colts first start for. his new owner. Small fields went to the Mst, three favorites and three heavily backed second choices won. Edgely, Harmakis and Western were at odds-on. They were the only ones played in their races and their victories hurt the ring. Hawkama and Shirley It. also received support. In the feature race, a seven furlong handicap, the favorite, Mortiboy, was outrun all the way and at no time during the struggle was he even dangerous. Hawkama showed that lie is a good horse over a heavy track. He forced a fast pace from the start and was never fully extended. Murphy having him under restraint the entire trip. The big lead that Potent gained iu the early stages enabled him to win the first race. Per-fector, the favorite, closed a bigt gap and in the stretch run was wearing Potent down and would probably have beaten him in a few more strides. .1. E. dishing today disposed of his jumper Italpli Iteese to C. J. Davis, dishing will ship the balance of his string to Los Angeles at tin: close of the present meeting. Included in die lot is the speedy mare La Londe. A. O. hey reports the loss by death of his" two-year-old filly Micklcton Maid, which died of lung fever at Fort Erie a couple of weeks ago. Dr. Heard, the jumper, in the same stable, has rounded to after a long let-up and will soon be racing again.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1907100901_1_3
Library of Congress Record: