Program for Oakland Racing: Overnight Handicaps Bear Names and Prizes Are Valuable, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-08


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p C f P v :i $ n t to s s :1 :, - a i :i , j -v l ; l i j , i , i 1 1 . 1 1 PROGRAM FOR OAKLAND RACING. 1 1 Overnight Handicaps Bear Names and -Prizes Are Valuable. Oakland, Cal., November 4. The program book for the first seven days of the meeting was distrib- , uted yesterday, and owners have commenced to pick out races for their several charges. The book j calls for sis races every day; except Wednesday, , November in. Four overnight handicaps are pro- , vided for. For three-year-olds and upward, there , are the Santa Rosa, at six furlongs, for a purse of , 1907.sh00, to be run Tuesday; the Santa Cruz, at one mile and twenty yards, purse ,000, to be run Wednesday, and the Healdsburg, for a 1907.sh00 purse, , lie run Wednesday. The feature event for the second Saturday will .be the second of the stake , scries, the Oakland Handicap, for two-year-olds and upward, at six and one-half furlongs, but an over- , night handicap for three-year-olds and upward Is also to be run that day namely, the Cloverdale, at. one nfile and a sixteenth, for a 1907.sh00 purse. There are also ten 00 purses to be contested for, and lie total amount of money to be hung up in the seven days Is 1,300. The wisdom of giving ,000 added money to the California Derby has already been demonstrated, and as a result it will have this year with Its over a hundred nominations a gross value of more than ,000, and it may possibly reach ,500. It will bring together all of the best three-year-olds which will race here this winter, and some of the present good two-year-olds are entered, and none will hesitate lo start on account of some other owner starting a presumably better horse. II will be several days before the stake entries will be announced, but they will all be heavier than ever before. S. C. Hildreth gave Uncle his first work today, when the colt was sent a mile in 1:401, with 125 pounds up, going easily all the way. The yearlings followed Uncle on the track and were worked in pairs, going quarters in close to twenty-three seconds. The manner in which a few of them performed was little short of sensational. Rapid Water and Veil were sent out together for a mile easily run in 1:40, with tlie first, three furlongs timed in 37. They are both, rapidly rounding to their best form. Eight yearlings owned by H. T. Griffin and four the property of C. Heifers, arrived in the same car from New York today. James Tonhey canc down from Sacramento today with his horses. They are Canique, Al Lindley, Prince of Castile, Charley Paine and one yearling. "Scotty" Ferguson, who went to New York after the close of the Seattle meeting for the purpose of picking up some horses to race here this winter, is on his way home empty handed. Through trainer Buxton he has purchased Sugarmaid from William Scharetg for the reported price of ,000. The Sal-vado mare has a good chance to win the Opening Handicap, according to those who have watched her work, and Ferguson is highly pleased with the successful effort of trainer Buxton in getting the mare. L Buxton, the younger brother of trainer Buxlon, is reported to be on his way here from New York to ride the mare in the big race, having been seut for when the purchase was made. Arthur White, who is handling the fifteen horses of 0. E. Dumell, says Elwood has recovered from the lameness which kept him in the stable last winter. Durnell is expected here from New York within the next few weeks with the horses he has racing there, Vou Tromp, Sewell, Senator Barrett and others. The best work-outs on the track today were: Oigarlighter, one mile in 1:44J; Northwest, one mile in 1:40; Annt Polly, five-eighths in 1:03; Bravoure, live-eighths in 1:04 A; Triumphant, five-eighths in 1:04; Bed Leaf, three-quarters in 1:10; Colonel White, three-quarters in 1:15; Huerfano, three-; quarters in 1:15;; Santa Bay, one mile in 1:401; Cloudlight, five-eighths in 1:01; Boggs, five-eighths in 1:041; Kamus, five-eighths in 1:01; Treasure Seeker, live-eighths in 1:04; Albion II., one-half in 4S; Mansard, one-half in 4S; Roalta, live-eighths in 1:02; Bantam, seven-eighths in .1:30; Arimo, one mile in 1:45; Kermit, one niile in 1:45!; Meellck, one-half in 4S.

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