Jockey Shilling Riding in Rare Form: Wins with Four of His Mounts-Ingham Takes Principal Race-Thomas Flyer Speedy, Daily Racing Form, 1908-03-21


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JOCKEY SHILLING RIDING IN RARE FORM. Wins with Four of His Mounts — Ingham Takes Principal Race — Thomas Flyer Speedy. Los Angeles. Cal.. March 2o.— Despite the unwieldy fields in almost all the races today, the public had little trotibl- in selecting the winners. Jockey Shilling was in rare form, winning with four out of five mounts. As usual, he had a big following and flic books were «onsequeiitly heavy losers. The most pretentious race of the day was the third, which went to the well-backed favorite, Iiigh.iin. He had not raced in weeks, but despite this was held at odds-on. IK- gave his backers a scare in the stretch when Oossiper II. dosed up on him. but under a gentle hand ride. Musgravo held the Touhey mare safe at th • end. P. H. McCarrens Thomas Flyer started here for the first time and simply ran away from the eleven three year-olds opposing him. F. Wallhauser has announced his intention of ship ping the rest of his horses to Oakland, where he will race them during the balance of the season, then shipping to Seattle. The Med race Livius ran in the Thornton Stakes last Saturday is res| onsible for Wallhausers decision to leave Santa Anita. Trainer Cook left last night for Oakland with K. J. Maldwins sprinter. Cruzados. and the two-year old Del Cruzados. and will remain at the north- rii track until the ■inclusion of the meeting. Mose Jacobson. who formerly trained Colonel Jack for W. H. Holland, is at the track again after several days absence. ■arfeM to illness. Ex-jockey Barbee will go east in charge of the horses R. E. Carman will ship to New York next week. Carman will remain here until about the first of the month arranging for the summering of the horses he will leave here. J. A. Beiinet is negotiating for the purchase of ■ country place near Monrovia, which he will occupy during the winters while racing at Santa Anita. W. D. Millard is also arranging for the piirchase of an annex to the ten-acre plot he purchased some time ago. and proposes to fit up a residence and stables on the ground. The weather this afternoon was ideal and a large crowd witnessed the racing. The twenty-one books in line arete kepi busy handling the speculation.

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