Jack Witt Beats Cracks.: Takes New Orleans Feature Race, Defeating Temaceo And Monsignor.; Bess Ward Repeats in Good Style--Lotus Eater Runs Away from Grimaldi--Notter Guides Three Winners, but Is Censured., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-04


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JACK WITT BEATS CRACKS TAKES NEW ORLEANS FEATURE RACE DE ¬ FEATING TEMACEO AND MONSIGNOR Bess Ward Repeats in Good Style Lotus Eater EaterRuns Runs Away from Grimaldi Notter Guides li Three Winners out Is Censured New Orleans La April 3 Temaceos defeat by Jack Witt in the feature race was the chief inci ¬ dent of the days sport and caused tire ollicials to inquire into the poor showing of the Kllison repre ¬ sentative Notter his rider explained that the horse seemed sluggish for the first threequarters but when aroused came with a rush through the stretch and got up in time to take second place from Monsignor The judges on the contrary thought that Notter had ridden a bad looking race and did not hesitate to inform the rider of their opinion opinionOwner Owner Ellison had no excuses to offer for the horses defeat and stated that he had wagered heavily on him The otficials although stating that the race had a suspicious appearance took no fur ¬ ther action The race was at a mile and a six ¬ teenth four going to the post with Teinafeo a fast receding favorite Monsignor receiving the bulk of the heavy support in the ring Jack Witt was at all times a strongly supported fancy of the smart set Lucky Mose the other starter was neglected The winner took a long lead at oiic2agsi aiain tained it ihrfluehout Lucky Mose was well upin second place for threequarters be ¬ fore being supplanted by Monsignor which In turn succumbed in the last stride to Temaeeo TemaeeoFavorites Favorites and second choices carried off most of the purses during the afternoon Notters following gained riches by that riders feat in piloting three of the afternoons winners winnersClose Close finishes came with the running of most of the races and as the fields were reduced by scratches to medium size there was less crowding and rough riding than nny day this week weekThe The officials were on the alert for foul riders and V Powers for his attempt to impede Coon in the third race was promptly punished by a fine of 50 Jockey Conlln was reported to have cut across at the start of the second race with his mount Dick Rose and was suspended for three days daysThe The opening race went to Disagreement recently purchased by J I Sockwell Notter took the gelding Into the lead on the stretch turn and held sway to the finish finishOn On Bess Ward in the next race Notter managed to leave the post in the lead and remained there to the finish Canada was the best horse in the race but interference soon after the start accounted for his defeat defeatMeadowbreeze Meadowbreeze long overdue managed to win the third race under a hustling ride on the part of 3ficol 3ficolLotus Lotus Eater at a false price proved conclusively that he was best of a good band by taking the fifth race in easy fashion after a rough trip tripLouise Louise Macfarlan running to her best form upset a good tiling by beating Royal Ben in the closing strides of the last race raceLady Lady Almy running kindly for Notter took the sixth from Albert Star StarFor For disobedience at the post jockey R Fisher was suspended for the rest of the meeting by the starter starterR R A Smith sold to H Clark today the useful plater Green Seal with a further stipulation of half of the horses earnings If any in tomorrows stake race in which he will be a starter starterAfter After betting had been in progress for some time on the last racfc it was found necessary to withdraw Maelstrom on account of an injury he sustained while warming up The money wagered on him v as ordered refunded refundedBert Bert Osra which fell in the third race yesterday sustained injuries that led to his destruction Wild Irishman also was severely injured and his owner gave him to a newsboy newsboyThe The latest move to enact laws that will curtail betting on races In this section Is a bill being framed by a party of lawyers and the proposed measure will be submitted to the next legislature legislatureJ J J McLaughlin Is the chairman of the com ¬ mittee of lawyers who have drafted the measure and they will appear before the legislature to urge Jts passage when that body convenes convenesJockey Jockey Notter will depart tomorrow night for N jv York His last day here should be a banner onev as he Is slated to ride seven of the most promising contenders that start in the different races during the afternoon His mounts follow Intervene The Bear Robin Hood Green Seal Sev crus Coruscate and Quagga

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