Magazine Wins the Figueroa Handicap: Gives Weight to Opponents and Defeats Them-Big Prospective Field for Saturdays Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-26


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* c .■I 1 " I t i i i I i i ■ • i i MAGAZINE WINS THE FIGUEROA HANDICAP. Gives Weight to Opponents and Defeats Them — Big i Prospective Field for Saturdays Feature. Los Angeles. Cal.. February 25. — Magazine proved an easy winner in the Figueroa Handicap today. beating a good band of horses. The Carman gelding was at his lx st. raved C. W. Burt Into early exhaustion and then came away as his rider pleased. The race was marred somewhat by the shying of Doniinus Arvl when the barrier went up. spoiling Whatever chances he had to win. The rest of the card was colorless and the sport dull and uninteresting. Ideal weather prevailed and the crowd was a big improvement over that of yesterday. Turnaway was easily liest of the fifteen three year-old fillies which went to the post in the first race, and led her opponents all the way. Laudable ran in close pursuit of the winner and was easily best of the others. Aquiline finished fast and secured third place under keen urgiug. The. finish between Ollie Ward and Miniature in the second race was close. The former managed to secure the verdict in the last stride of a hard drive. . Korosilany. always a close contender, wore Nonie Lucille down in the stretch and finished an easy winner in the third. Lady Vashti ran a good race and finished in second place. The handicap, which featured the card, was taken by Magazine. Tbe gelding, showing great speed, held his opponents safe at all times. Colonel Jack raced Mary F. into defeat in the stretch and finished an easy second. It is probable that there will lie sixteen or eighteen starters in the Woodlands Stakes, the second two-year-old fixture, to be run next Saturday. This event will have a gross estimated value of ,400, as there were 126 youngsters entered. With a large field the event will be the most valuable two-year-old stake of the local season. The race was named after Barney Schreil crs Wodlands Farm, and 00 of the ,500 added money is donated by Mr. Schrei-l»er.

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