Kilter Runs a Surprising Mile: Sets a New Track Record and Easily Defeats Mark Antony II, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-15


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KILTER RUNS A SURPRISING MILE, Sets a New Track Record and Easily Defeats Mark Antony II, Los Angeles, Cal., December 14. The growing popularity of Santa Anita Park with Los Angeles racing enthusiasts was attested today by a crowd equal in proportion With that of the opening day. Many new faces were noticed in the large gathering, the attendance of the fair sex being by far the most pronounced of the week. The feature event of the day was the Vernon Selling Stakes, a dash of one mile for two-year-olds and over, only two of the original twelve carded to start dodging the issue. Mark Antony II., on the prestige of his opening days victory,- was regarded by the talent as an almost certainty, but ran one of his poor races, third being the best be could do. The winner turned up in Frank Regans Kilter, which has run consistently since the meeting Itcgau, although Regan thought so little of his chances that He allowed the colt to go to the post unsupported. R. V. Carman scored with Lackfoot in the third race, sending u big commission into the ring and getting on at U to 0. George Rose, the reigning spirit at Santa Anita Park, finally gave vent to bis inclination to draw in and was among -the fourteen bookmakers that put up their slates. R. C. "Cad" Doggett, the well-known New York clubhouse commissioner, was also among those who drew in. It is the first time be ever booked west of New York. With Rose and Doggett holding forth in the ring, the big operators need have no fear of not getting all their Heavy commissions on.

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