Old Honesty Wins in Fast Time: Takes Feature at Laronia in a Canter--Funiculaire a Disappointment, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-26


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i OLD HONESTY WINS IN FAST- TIME. Takes Feature at Latonia in a Canter Funi- 1 culaire a Disappointment. Cincinnati, ., October 25. The mile handicap, in which six starters contested, furnished the chief incident of todays racing. Old Honesty, heavily played, won iu hollow fashion, but at one lime he gave his backers a scare, as it seemed as if he 1 would fall. This came about as a result of jockey Pickens action astride Judge Treen in crossing in front of the field sharply soon after the start. 1 Those iu the rear of him were piled up and tangled approaching the first turn. Pickens persisted In crowding Old Honesty and. Lee, on the latter, had to use his whip to force Pickens to desist. Old Honesty wore dowu Judge Treen after, going a half . and came away iu the stretch run by himself. Colonel Jack taking second place from Judge; Treen. The judges ignored Judge Treen and placed Bed-gauntlet third. A crowd quickly surrounded the judges stand and legan clamoring until it was explained to tiieiu that Judge Trpen had been disqualified for fouling. Pickens -was-fined !?5. Jockey l"oy, who had the inouiit on "Bonn Bruuinfel, was sharply .reprimanded. for liis :appare.nt Jistl ess., ride. True Wing and Polly Prim had a great duel in Yhe stretch for the fifth, Polly Prim -proving the gamer and getting, the. decision in the final stride. There was the usual jam- always in evideuce at the start for the distance, seven furlongs, from which Topsy Robinson and The Clansman suffered most. Plantland, making- his first start since his injury during the spring months, made a good showing. Granada, for which "Jake" Marklein recently traded Mark Time, made good at the first asking for his new owner in the closing number, Harry Scott taking the place. The latter wis claimed by "Red" Walker for-. after the finish. K. T. Shipp, well supported, beat thirteen other maidens iu the opener and Duchess Ollle.. a cast-off from J. C. Yeagers stable, with odds of 30 to 1, landed the second. Funiculaire, the medium of a heavy plunge, was badly beaten in the fourth. Director, the winner, enabled Rome Respess to break Into tlie winning ranks for the first time during tlie meeting. J. Baker, who had the mount on Stouer Hill, favorite in the second race, was suspended by the judges for incompetency. T. H. Ryan was lined 5 by the judges for the Inconsistent use of, blinkers on True Wing; W. Walker is negotiating for the services of jockey Moreland, whom he-wants to take to California this winter. C. Pangritz arrived today from Windsor with his string of racers. G. C. Bennett was among todays arrivals. He. stated that at present only. Petulant aud , Terah remain of his string of racers. Bennett will shortly dispose of all his stallions,, broodmares and wean-: lings. He will reserve the thirteen yearlings he now has on his farm and campaign them next yean

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