Wing Ting Pains People: Unconsidered, She Takes the Measure of Peter Sterling in Easy Style, Daily Racing Form, 1908-03-20


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WING TING PAINS PEOPLE. UNCONSIDERED, SHE TAKES THE MEASURE OF PETER STERLING IN EASY STYLE. Hilgert the Only Winning Favotrite at Oakland— Mose Goldblatt Buys Ormuz — Stewards Rule Off Some Offenders. Oakland, Cal.. March 10. — Todays chief racing feature at Oakland, the overnight Benicia Handicap over on - mile and a quarter of ground, was captured by Wing Ting with supreme ease and in fast time from some of the best handicappers in local training, including Peter Sterling. Import, Logis-tilla, .laneta and two others. J. S. Hawkins four-year-old daughter of Star Shoot was "Hawkins horse" today, whatever else she may have been while regularly beuteu off in her half dozen preceding starts. Tho crack midget jockey, A. Walsh, rode the winner u fine race and she was accorded plenty of support at the lucrative odds of 25 to 1. The vigilant and conservative stewards decided that tin? time weis finally ripe for ruling R. O. Wilson and bis stable of horses, including lTince Brutus, off the turt Cat having been engaged in the somewhat questionable practice of bribing or attempting to brilie jookt-ys to pull horses in races this winter. They also very properly took cognizance of Sco-villes rough riding on Boas in the fifth race and fined him .$.. . Walter Killer saved the day for the favorites In-landing Hilgert in front after a masterly ride in the opening race. The favorites were regularlv beaten afterwards. As a matter of fact, every winner except Hilgert reversed his or her previous running. H. M. Mason sold Ormuz today to Mose Goldblatt for .1*00. With the advent of ideal weather for racing, each .ays program shows steady improvement and the sajne applies to the patronage. The gramistand was packed this afternoon, which is something very unustral for an ordinary mid-week day.

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