Burns Handicap Day near at Hand, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-18


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BURNS HANDICAP DAY NEAR AT HAND. The Bjnrns Handicap will be run one week from today. Even though the weights, the great factor in such a race, will not be made public until Monday, the chief event of California racing is ; now a subject of much discussion in coast turf circles and newspapers. In general, the opinion is that the race will fall to either the Carman or Hildreth stables. People do not reflect that the formidable horses in the two stables loom large in the mind of the handicapper also and to them will certainly bo given the greatest weights. Some idea Of this may be gathered from the fact that f.or the I.issak Handicap, which will be run today. Rapid Water has been given 120 pounds; Montgomery 12": Rifleman 12:.: Fncle US and Arimo 115. quite enough to keep them busy in a hard race. The Rums has not been a favorites race, nor have heavy-weights had much success in it. Satsuma won it. carrying 122 pounds, hut it has generally fallen to the middle-weight or light-weight division. From the number of horses in training for the race there is a probability that more will go to tin-post than ever before in the history of the event.

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