Miller Takes Three at Oakland: Rides Colonel White, Spring Ban and Lucian to Victory in Succession, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-12


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1 MILLER TAKES THREE AT OAKLAND. Rides Colonel White, Spring Ban and Lucian to Victory in Succession. Oakland, Cal., December 11. Rneing at Oakland today Iegan with an easy victory for the favorite. Salvage. M. J. Dalys horse fulfilled the expectations of several hundred observant? race-goers and backers by reversing his previous running in satis--factory manner. After his auspicious beginning, unusually heavy support developed for Manchester, the outstanding odds-on choice in the next race. This misguided plunge failed of consummation, because J. S. Hawkins sent his hitherto fast and consistent Banastar colt to the post unfit to race. It was rumored afterward that he had broken down in the race. Aside from this incident, the sport was excellent and attended the running of the las; half of the card by a particularly pleasing sequence of saddle successes for W. Miller. He began his good work in the fourth race at one mile, the Martinez Handicap and, before the close, had scored three wins in quick succession on Colonel White. Spring Ban and Lucian. As the betting was both persistent and heavy on. all of them and the odds laid by the ring very liberal, the layers must have suffered severe losses on the days operations, despite the downfall of foui out of the six favorites. There was considerable bidding up of winners in selling races -and at least one case of claiming during the afternoon. Salvage was bid up from 00 to by F. W. Doss and Spring Ban from ,000 to .,500 by C. B. Wilson, both horses being bought in. C E. Durnell claimed E. Trotters useful three-year-old Jacomo for ,400 out of the fifth race. The Antrim Stock. Farm produce of eighteen thoroughbred yearlings was sold at auction last night. The total receipts of the sale amounted to ,270. a very low average of 20. ,

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