Another Stake for Fizer: His Al Muller Runs Away with the Crescent City Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-15


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ANOTHER STAKE EOR FIZER .HJS AL MULLER RUNS AWAY WITH THE CRESCENT CITY STAKES. Zlpango Outstays Temaceo in a Close Finish Agile Defeats Flavlgny Mountains Excellent Riding. !.. New Orleans, La., December 14. W. II. Fizer added another stake lo his list of conquests when Al Muller leil a mHl baud of two-year-old sprinters .round the oval in the feature of the day. Al Muller was much at home in the going and never Kavo his backers any canto for alarm, winning at-Jiis rider pleased from the fast Texas sprinter, Ray Thompson. The latter ran a sparkling race under bis heavy impost and is worthy of consideration In any company lie may meet in future sprints. The disappointments of the race proved to bo AugclUb and Marbles, the added starter, on which the easterners centered their hopes. The former, for a short itoriod, gave promise of lighting out the Issue with the Fizer youngster, but after rounding the stretch turn he tired fast and allowed Gee Whiz to pass him for third place. The stake was worth ,155 net to the winner. The tabulated history of the Crescent City Stakes is as follows: Year. Winner. A. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1898 Handsel 4 101 T. Burps ..,350 2:041 1S90 Lacknian ....4 117 Domlnick .. 1,425 1:31! -J l!0.Mlnt Sauce ..4 113 T. Walsh .. 1.425 1:51 lOOltBon Chance... 4 95 Otis 1,700 2:00 1002 Moor 4 103. Buchanan . 1.193 2:10s 1003 Witfull :i 114 Fuller 1,835 2:0G5 1004 Luralighter ..4 OS Stille .1,110 2:10 lOO.JLa Sorciere 121 Helgesen .. 1,510 1:00? 3001! Glamor 112 Garner 1.220 1:07 1507 Al Muller 112 Minder 1,155 1:13 1 1-S miles, for three-year-olds and over to date. Tl 1-4 miles, for three-year-olds and over. J5-S mile, for two-year-olds. Jockey Mountains riding during the afternoon was the real feature. This rider piloted the first three winners, all at good prices. His good management of Zlpango in the third race on the card, when he clearly outlinislied Notter on Temaceo, was loudly applauded. Temaceo was well meant todav and showed improvement over his previous efforts here. Dr. , McClucrs easy victory under Mountains splendid ride, will not help jockey Warrens cause very much. Warren rode him in his last start when he was the favorite in the race and tailed to .finish in the money. Mountain had to restrain him toaday to keep from distancing the others. In the opening race Mountain was astride Brown Thistle and led all the way. The poor showing of Bellwether, the 2 to 5 favorite which finished second, was disappointing. Agile, under a change of riders from W. Walsh to James Hennessy, improved decidedly and cantered away from the favorite, Flavigny, in the last race of tiie day. Iligginbotliams victory in the fifth race enabled Albert Simons to break into the ranks of winning owners. Avaunteer was favorite in this race, but suffered from much interference and failed to finish better than third. S. Louis claimed him after the race for ,400. 1ride of Woodstock and Miss Ferris" were excused from starting by the order of the judges. Both horses were suffering from a slight fever. Jockey ,C. Koerner, who rode Charlatan in the second race, was caught in a jam soon after the start and brushed off. He escaped injury. Former jockey George Odom is trying to secure the release of jockey C. Henry and has offered James McLaughlin, Sr., ,000 for his contract on the youngster. The steeplechase brigade sent a round robin to the officials of the Crescent City Jockey Club petitioning that association to put on some hurdle races. They will make a similar request of the City Park management that they feature a steeplechase daily during the race meeting at that track. There are quartered at City Park about 130 horses which arc lieing schooled to jump. Frank Lanterman arrived today from Chicago. V. Hollar and L. Carson were arrivals from New York. Captain Hardbottle, secretary of the Toronto Hunt Club, was among todays- visitors. He will remain here several days before departing for Los Angeles, where 1m will, for a time, watch the racing at the new track. Jockey Delabys riding is again becoming a scource of comment. Since his fall at City Park Delaby absolutely refuses to take a chance of guiding his mount through an opening when it is probable that bo will be jostled or bumped in doing so.

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