Rapid Waters Easy Race: Leads All the Way in the San Jose Handicap at Oakland, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-30


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] i J i i j i ! , . 1 1 J "i i ] » 8 J ■ » j . , I I • - 7 1 IS s 10 0 j 8 s 14 4 IS s M 5 is is s 20 f» 14 24 4 14 4 17 - ::i il 10 • 12 ., 10 0 17 12 J RAPID WATERS EASY RACE LEADS ALL THE WAY IN THE SAN JOSE HAN-DICAP AT OAKLAND. Wing Ting Takes a Race at Last — Madrileno Run3 Away from Bill Eaton — E. Dugan Puts Four Wins to His Credit. Oakland. Cal.. January 20. — A heavy downpour of rain prevailed at Oakland after the sec I rae, toda.v and materially helped to maintain a high average of winning favorites for the afternoons excellent card. Kxcept lor a fraction of odds in the last race, public choices swept Ihe board. The feature event, th" Sail Jose Handicap at one mile, was captured in easy fashion by the almost prohibitive odds-on favorite. Rapid Water. Hildreths horse, which came up witli Montgomery, the Punis Handicap victor, last week, remained ovsr for to-i days stake and was ridden by Eddie Dugan. win, took a Hying trip up here from Santa Anita for that purpiKse. Dugans brilliant horsemanship was the outstaml in , feature of the sport. In addition to winning the stake fixture the Whitney lightweight Jeckej was successful on the heavily backed Madrileno in the juvenile race aud on- Marian Casey in the OaU-; Preliminary which closed the days proceeding-1 Dugan. who has never in his entire career showed to greater advantage than he did today, was given unite an ovation by the ."i.OOO race-goers present when he won with the last named. J. S. Hawkins Wing Ting displayed brilliant form in the mile and seventy yards condition race and won cantering. Jack Cliffords eighty-live pound apprentice rider. Cilbert. whom experts think to be the best jockey prospect of the local season, has been engaged by Barney Schreiber until April L" next, at a retainer of .."Kl per mouth and additional winning aud losing mounts fees. There are several prominent eastern owners who are after Gilbert, but Clifford is holding out for a stiff price for first call. Andy Blakeley has engaged the boy to ride Sam Emerys three year-old. Master Robert, in his spring slake engagements on Ihe New York tracks. General Manager McElroy. of the Seattle Raciug Association, is here and trying to secure the services of F. C. Hopper and Martin Nathanson as presiding and assistant judge respectively for Seattles long summer meeting of 100S. Several of H. T. Griffins two year-olds, including his good filly. Rose Qeeea, arrived at Emeryville today from Santa Anita. I. S. Fountain has purchased Red Bill from Allen A: Go. J. Dinkelspiel. wfce is organizing a racing stable, purchased the three year old Hand-me-dovvu, from Andy Blakeley. and the two-year-old False Nun from F. W. Doss. I oss had bought False Nun from II. T. Griffin only a few hours previously. Harry Green has purchased Captain Hale from Harry Stover. J. s. Hawkins expects to ship Wing Ting to Arcadia to make a bid for the California Handicap Saturday. J. H. Shoiildice has reached Emeryville from San ta Anita with Western, Knowledge. Royal River. Pelham and Entrada.

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