Mark Antony Il. Defeats Tony Faust: Burns Signals Return to Saddle by Riding Two Winners-Elks Delegation Visits Track, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-15


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1 I . I . % | -j j . , a ■ 1 , , " I I MARK ANTONY II. DEFEATS TONY FAUST. 1 Burns Signals Return to Saddle by Riding Two Winners — Elks Delegation Visits Track. £ Los Angeles. Cal., February law— R. F. Carman put 0. Burns back in the saddle tiMlay and the change worked wonders, the little fellow scoring on La Paladin and Mark Antony II. The bitters , victory was a big surprise, as the public thought Tony Faust a certainty, backing him generously. The best he could do. however, was to run third. The eastern contingent backed Cull Holland heavily in the second race, but the colt showed scant stiecd and tiuishd far back in the ruck. Jockey Shilling was chiefly responsible for Hi Col Cap winning the first race. The Artillery gelding was as good as left at the | ost. but under good ride gradually dosed a big gap and wore Bragg down itr tin* stretch to win by a head. Bon Yivant set the pace to the stretch, closely followed ! by Bract, "it tired badly near the end. The vigorous ride Bums gave La Paladin In the second race was a noteworthy exhibition of jockey- ship. The tilly was nearly left, but gamely responded to punishment and got up to win in the last stride. Members of the order of FJks. to the number of SO0, from Salt Lake City, were the guests of the Los Angeles Kaeiug Association at Santa Anita Park this afternoon, and in honor of the visitors the days feature was named the Klks Handicap. Ceorge Kose arrived today from Oakland and will remain here the rest of the araaaa. Jesse Lewisohn. the well-known eastern sportsman ami lover of thoioughtireds. arrived this morning and was a visitor to the track. Mr. Lewisohn will remain for a few weeks. The twenty-two books did a big days business and ar ■ fast recouping their losses.

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