Another for Phil Dwyer: Red Friar Wins His Second Race of the Year for Him, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-27


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ANOTHER FOR PHIL DWYER RED FRIAR WINS HIS SECOND RACE OF THE YEAR FOR HIM. Graziallo Mends His Ways Killochan Defeats The Wrestler Kara Loses Through Bad Luck. Washington, D. C, November 21. The track-was fast today although there was a little rain early this morning. The day was bright but windy and the air was bracing. The card was featureless, yet Rood horses were entered to start in all of the six races. The attendance was very good, but race-goers had an up and down day of it. Orfano ami The Sliaughraun were winning favorites, and Navajo was well backed in the steeplechase. Killochan proved a complete surprise in the first race, as The Wrestler was regarded as a sure winner before the race, and was a decided favorite at post time. The Wrestler led for six furlongs anil might have won with a stronger rider up. but second was the best .Tamos Hogg could do Willi the Orlando gelding from the Chelsea Stable. Henry rode Killochan with good judgment, came around his opponents in the stretch and, finishing fast, won easily. Rappahannock, the second choice, was always well up in the running and was a good third. The second race, which was for maiden colts, was only a canter for the favorite. Mazuma showed an impressive llight of early speed, but tired from setting the unnecessary and excessive pace and The Shaughraun came up and finished cantering. Bobbin Around was an easy third. The others were always outpaced, of which Octoic, on his last performance here, should not have been a choice, but is a good looker and on his appearance and the hopes of his showing improved form was well backed by a few. He duplicated his previous race by running next to last at the finish. The third race, which was over the two-mile course through the field, broke the chain of luck which has been attending the J. W: Colt stable here. Kara was the most fancied of the seven starters by the crowd, which is mostly made up of admirers of cross-country racing, while Xavajo received considerable support just before they went to the post. The race was an exciting one to watch. For the first time around it was between Dulcluu, Dr. Hellsworth .and Flying Virginian, which alternated with the lead. In the second turn Kara secured the lead, but made a bail landing, almost unseating McAfee, and in the mishap probably cost-him the race. Xavajo made his move when Kara fell back and won a lucky race. Flying Virginian was always third and, although tiring, finished easily. The only tumble in the race was when Ruckninn fell at one of the first jumps and unseated . Metlain. Xeither horse nor rider was injured. There was not a man to be found at the track who could see anything but Orfano to win the fourth race and the unanimity of opinion was verified in the running of the race. Orfano got off none ti well, but proceeded to close up under a steady ride by McDaniel and, obtaining the lead midway of the stretch, increased it over the game and resolute Helen Holland, wlfieh had followed the pacemakers closely all the way. Twigs set a fast early pace, but could not keep it up and tired at the end, but finished eight lengths in front of Proclivity for third place. Dottle S. and Margaret showed some speed, but the others were always outrun. When Weirdsome lost the mile and forty yards race last Friday owing to carelessness on the part of L. Smith, who, on that occasion was dubbed Losing" Smith by Weirdsomes disgruntled backers, appeared as a starter in the fifth race today with the same weight and over the same distance and a change in riders from Smith to McDaniel, the crowd thought this was the time to get even. WeirdsOme was accordingly made a pronounced fa-vorltK Graziallo finally won a race and was their undoing, as nobody gave the erratic Itapallo horse more than passing notice after witnessing his races previously run during the meeting. Graziallo was a Kood horse today and also good was his apprentice rider, Yorke. St. Jeanne furnished the early pace, but relinquished it to Weirdsome, which in turn gave way to Graziallo, which came around his opponents in the stretch and won going away. The president of the Queens County Jockey Club won another race with Red Friar, which seems to have returned to his best form under the handling of that astute trainer, Tom McCreery. Reserved In the first half, he came up with an irresistible rush when McDaniel called on mm and that jockey again outrode Notter. Mr. Dwyer, who always has a sentimental bet on the horse, was immensely pleased with Ited Friars performance and says the horse docs not now show any of the rheumatism, with which he has been allllcted all season. Ironsides, In going down to defeat, was the second disappointment for the Colt stable and its following today. The horse will go into retirement at the Genesee Aalley Farm next week and if he starts again this week, it will probably be his last appearance on the flat, as Mr. Colt will put him to steeple-chasing next spring, bringing hlin here early for schooling. SOI Llchtenstcin cut in again today and dropied about ;000 and has announced his retirement from the ring tfor the year. Joe Marror.o again applied for admission at the gate, but was refused and now says he will sue the Jockey Club. Jockey McDaniel rode three winners and Xotter for the first time during the meeting failed to finish first with a mount. Major General Frederick D. Grant, commanding the department of the east, has given his approval to the race on Thanksgiving day between cavalry and artillery horses. The race will be participated in by horses representing eight troops of the Thirteenth cavalry, four troops of the Fifteenth cavalry, four troops of the Eleventh cavalry, anil the Second I.attery of field artillery. Each horse will be ridden by an enlisted man belonging to the command to which the horse belongs.

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