Santa Anita Entries Numerous, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-19


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SANTA ANITA ENTRIES NUMEROUS. Los Angeles, Cal., November 13. That the Los Angeles Racing Association will have no difficulty in filling the different stakes to be run at the Santa Anita track was evidenced this morning when Secretary Handle received from owners at Oakland over one hundred entries to the different events. Jack Atkin, who has been representing the association at Oakland, has been working like a beaver in the interest of thcnew track and, in a letter to Secretary Handle, Atkin reports that more entries will reach here from the northern track tomorrow. In bis letter to Secretary Handle, Mr. Afkin reports a lively interest among the Oakland horsemen in the new track, and states that a large number of horses will bo shipped from Oakland to Santa Anita in lime for the opening. He also In his letter points out the advisability of the construction of additional stalls at Arcadia, fearing that the present capacity of 060 stalls will prove insufficient. Acting on this hint Manager. Gardner today gave orders for the construction of 100 more stalls. The entries to the stakes which, closed yesterday are by far the largest ever made at any meeting ever held in Los Angeles. There are many distant points to be heard from yet, however, and it is expected that all entries from these places will be here by November IS. Among the late entries received are: J. S. Hawkins Wing Ting, entered in three stakes. Other late entries are II. Macks Love of Gold, in three stakes; J. T. Robblns Fair. Fagot in several stakes; W. St. Vincents J. C. Clem; It. II. Harris Wherewithal; It. H. Hoags Logistilla; Ed Trotters Peter Sterling; O, T. Johnsons Saluwu; II. G. Bedwells .Los Augeleno, Reservation, Legatee and Judge Nelson; R. Friedmans Fisher Boy; Oakwood Stock Ranchs Rey Hindoo and Tim Payne, all entered in several stakes. C. C. McCafferty has Dr. Leggo entered in the Norfolk Handicap. The following owners have also made entries: J. D. Millin, F. J. Neil, Peter Ziramer and W. P. Magrane. J. W. Young got in from Latonia yesterday with his string and the string of Ed Alvey is expected tomorrow. Alvey is briging Colonel Bob along with him. E. Martin will do the riding for the Pasadena Stable, owned by Dick Williams. Martin did fairly well at Latonia and Williams considers he has a boy who will make a name for himself on the coast. George Rose will be back from Oakland Thursday and will immediately give all his attention to the completion of arrangements for the opening. The bookmakers who will do business at the new track are beginning, to arrive. Robert Chambers, of the firm of Chambers and Walker, is already Installed in his cottage at Hollywood. Mr. Chambers will have a book at the forthcoming meeting. H. L. Jones, who operated at Ascot the past two seasons, is already on the ground as is also Mose Raphael. Charlie Bowman will be here In a few days and will bring several layers from Latonia who have never operated on the coast.

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