Fifth Race Results in a Dead Heat: Between Artie Ripy and the Belle of Mayfair-C. W. Burt Takes the Feature Race, Daily Racing Form, 1908-03-03


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FIFTH RACE RESULTS IN A DEAD HEAT Between Artie Ripy and The Belle of Mayfair — C. W. Burt Takes the Feature Race. Los Angeles. Cal.. March 2.— Hie dead heat between Artie Ripy and The Belle of Mayfair today-was the second that has taken place here this season. Hardly a dissenting voice was raised when the official ininiliers were posted. Artie Ripy was ■••ten a few strides from the finish line, but got on even terms with the Chiiin tilly in the last stride. llazilthorpe was made an .odds on favorite to win the first race, but van disap|H intiiigly. The winner turned up in Princ • Frederick, which easily overhauled the tiring pacemaker, Antigo, in the stretch. Tin- latter failed to finish in the money. Rudahck Liking second plac anil P.anble third. Antioeh was n.ucli the lx-si in the juvenile race and won in a canter. High Ormonde was a close attendant on the winner to the stivtch. where he tired, but held second place sale. Madeline M*US-grave outsta.ved .Annie Wells for third place in a furious drive. The withdrawal of All Alone from the third BMW d the only lace of particular interest offered by S ■■•rotary Smith for decision tMp afternoon. C. W. Burt and John C. Rice divided the support of the speculators almost to the exclusion of everything els . The former ran in close attendance on Ken Stone to the stietch and. under a hustling ride, won drawing away. Ren Stone was an easy second and K. M. Fry. although tiring fast, retained third place after a long str. tch drive. John C. Rice showed early speed, but quit badly. It. F. Carman has announced that for the next few weeks he will not permit his lightweight jockey. Guy Barns, to accept outside mounts. .irniaii is of the opinion that Burns is overworked and in need of a rest, which he cannot afford to give him, but will restrict his riding to his own horses. This arrangement will not require Burns to ride in more than one or two races every day. A comparatively small crowd was pres nt and the twenty-three books did a light days business.

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