Jockey Powers Good Day: Guides Four Horses to Victory in Succession at New Orleans, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-15


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JOCKEY POWERS GOOD DAY | i GUIDES FOUR HORSES TO VICTORY IN SUCCESSION AT NEW ORLEANS. ! I Barney Scbreiber Takes Two Races with Lotus | Brandt anil Donna — Oraculum an Easy I Winner — Grenade Again in Front i i : Hew Orleans. l.:i.. February 14. — The feature of todays racing whs the sudden return to good riding form of Jaakaf V. Powers, who won with his first four mounts. If late he has beta showing listless-uess and on sundry occasions has been criticised tor faulty rides. The youngster at best is only a fairly gmid rider among an average lot. hut a series of successes shortly after his release by 1-. A. Colin brought him a big following. They gradti ally abandoned liim when he again began riding poorly. The story that iie has boon engaged by H. B. lMiryca for the m-xt two years at a salary of imk» per year is not true. On his release by ilia he coiiiractcd with B. Vincent and J. C. aha to do their riding. Another heavy raiu which continued until after the tilth race., put good sport out of the question and confined the attendance to regulars. Barney Scbreilter again took down a pair of purses with Lotus Brandt and Bonna. Both were odds on favorites and won as their riders pleased. In the opening race the rain came down in a solid stream, obscuring the fifteen youngsters at the start. Exotic, showing a liking for the slop, spreadeagled his opponents and won pulling up from Miss Hapsbtirg. which, at a long price, beat and her outsider for second place. Oraculum. in the fourth race, had confident sup* tort from the easterners, and he never gave them much uneasiness after the send-off. winning easily from Baleshed and Posing. The latter with a bettor start would have been troublesome to the winner. The first upset came in the third race, when Alcalde, owned by l.ouis I.enip, the St. Louis brewer, cantered home ten lengths iu front of the "good tiling." Flora Biley. SI. Noel, after standing a terrific drive through the first half to maintain a forward position, came away in the stretch to win the sixth race easily. Grenade found conditions to big liking and beat the poorly ridden Telegrapher in the final quarter of the closing race. J. 1. Dunn, one of the start ers. while running at full speed in the last furlong, battel to the outside and crashed through the outer rail. First Mason, which started in the sixth race. was caught in a jam on the Irel turn and fell 1 heavily. B. Billion, bis rider, escaped with a slight shaking up. aaatetararth, who had the mount on .1. 1 . Bunu. . sustained minor injuries when his mount bolted through the fence. Burlew A; ONeill have declared their intention of 1 sinning both their eligible three year-olds, Cbapul-tcpoo and Angelas iu the two Oorhys here. Nothing : let tin* present has been heard from S. C. Ilildroth le-arding his intention to ship Incle here to try for the rich prizes. Herman Brandt, trainer for Barney Sehrciber. • denies that he had oontomplaied severing his connections with the SchreilK-r stalde to campaign his own horses, Seymour Betitler and Tom Mi-Crath. Sam Lazarus will sell all tie- horses he has lore at auction in the paddock before the racing begins ••morrow.

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