Quarrelling Turfmen Forcibly Ejected.: Regan Resents Accusation Made by Bookmaker Oxnard regarding Running Os Smirker., Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-22


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QUARRELLING TURFMEN FORCIBLY EJECTED. Regan Resents Accusation Made by Bookmaker Ox-nard Regarding Running of Smirker. Los Angeles. Cal., February 21. — George Oxnard, price-maker for George Rose, accused Frank Regan Wednesday of running Smirker inconsistently. Regan resented the accusation by pulling Oxnards classes off and striking him in the face. Jack Mi Donald took up the ipiarrel for Oxnard yesterday in the paddock, coming to blows with Regan. They were both summarily ejected and have since been refused admittance to the track. Oxnard has preferred charge* against Regan for assaulting him and the case will be heard tomorrow. Horsemen are divided in their opinion as to Whether Keg.au was .right or wrong in the matter. Intermittent showers all afternoon rendered the .track muddy. The followers of Miller recouped on their losses of yesterday, as Miller rode two winners today. Despite poor racing conditions tin- fields were large and unwieldy and the apart uninteresting. Tin- judges have concluded their investigation into the running of the horse Creston. The Prince Pepper gelding has been reinstated and shipped by his owner. C. /.. De Annan, to Oakland to start in the California Derby tomorrow. Miller held Orelio under restraint until reaching til ■ stretch, where he easily overtook Adelhert Belle ami won in a mild drive. Summer Cloud came fast in the stretch ami took second place from the tiling pacemaker. Force feiind the track conditions to his liking and led throughout in the race for two-year-olds. J. II. Re d came fast at the end and easily overhauled Inclement and Buckthorne. Lady Kil.y spiei.dcagled her opponents in the third race and won cantering. Taos essayed to keep pace with the winner, but tired near the end and finished outside the money. J. K. Tlornby, who came here laat fall with the avowed intention of winning a purse with Stoney Lae, and who has consistently backed the horse every time he started, finally saw lain finish in front this afternoon. With Miller up he went to the front shortly after the start and won eased up to a canter at the end. Ben Stone, after a long rest, came back to the races this afternoon and. showing his best form, had no trouble in takiug the fifth race from Dr. Kimiall and Orifiamb. Jockey Shilling rode his second winner when Kscnlantc won the last race.

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