Good Racing at Windsor Track, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-16


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GOOD RACING AT WINDSOR TRACK. Detroit, Mich., October 15. A majority of the winners at Windsor this afternoon came from the ranks of well backed horses. The play, however, was light, the cold, raw weather having its effect on the attendance. The racing was spirited, the finishes in the second and fifth races being very close. The usual mishap came with the running of the steeplechase. Humorist and Judge Nolan falling at the last jump and stumbling over their riders. The race proved a well contested affair up to the time of the accident, Picktime and Humorist running in close company and taking several of the jumps on almost even terms. Going to the last jump, Picktime began to draw away from Humorist. Just as the pair took off, Picktime swerved across in front of Hpmorist and this was responsible for the latter coming to grief. The fifth race resulted in a great duel between Rather Royal and Harry Scott, in which the latter won by the smallest of margins. The pair fought it out head and head all the last three furlongs and, after a great stretch drive, which brought the backers of both horses to their feet, Harry Scott won. There was a lot of rough riding in the race, Baker, on Careless, crowding his field against the fence rounding the first turn. Foley, on Canopian, had all he could do to keep lilsl mount on his feet and the interference ruined whatever chance lie might have had. Among todays visitors was Charles Boyle, who arrived from the Klondyke a few days ago. Almost a dozen years ago Mr. Boyle backed a powerful stable on the western turf. He will remain in the east until next spring liefore returning to Alaska, where lie has extensive mining interests. The judges have been asked to straighten out a tangle over the services .of jockey Burton in the stake race tomorrow. Joseph .McLennan engaged Burton some days ago to ride Margot in this stake. Yesterday C. Pangritz obtained second call on Burton for tlie remainder of the meeting. He lias Oscar T. in the race and wishes to use the boy.

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