Turfmen To Honor Fleet.: No Oakland Racing May 6 To Allow All To Welcome Uncle Sams Armada.; Five Favorites, J. W. ONeill, Tom Hayward, Yada, Boggs and Pajaroita Reward Their Admirers--Marster a Surprise., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-19


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TURFMEN TO HONOR FLEET NO OAKLAND RACING MAY C TO ALLOW ALL TO WELCOME UNCLE SAMS ARMADA Five Favorites J W ONeill Tom Hayward Yada Boggs and Pajaroita Reward Their Ad ¬ mirers Marster a Surprise 1 Oakland Cal April IS President Tliomns II Williams inadi tlio announcement today that there would bo no racing nt Oakland on May 0 the day of the arrlviil of the United States battleship Heist which will mark the greatest celebration of any event in the history of the Iacitic coast coastAir Air Williams was in receipt of a dispatch during the afternoon from Philip J Dwyer president of the Brroklyn Jockey Club asking him to subscribe to the famous Gravesend sporting event the Astoria Dinner Stakes to be decided June 15 next anil promptly responded by naming bis two crack filllei Uubia Granda and Hosevale HosevaleIn In order to be represented on that important occa ¬ sion with the two fillies just named and allow them time for acclimating and a thorough preparation the master of the Undine Stable decided to ship bis entire string comprising Firestone Prejuiclo Creation Ilnbia Granda Big Bow Uowvale El IMcaro Blameless Colonel White and Kubric to New York on May 15 or two weeks earlier than he had originally Intended The two crack stable jockeys will also leave on that date dateThe The splendid card today attracted an enormous halfholiday crowd which prolited well over the form fnl results Five favorites J W ONeill Tom Hayward Yada Boggs and Pajaroita won Bed well the owner of the lastnamed horse created a mild sensation by substituting Walter Miller on his speed marvel instead of Lycurgus Bedwell admitted that he was not satisfied with his ride on Luretta lie day before and accordingly made the change changeThe The only winning outsider Marster developed in the feature race at one mije and a sixteenth In bis preceding effort Marster as a favorite ran a comparatively bad race with Miller up To ¬ day he was a muchimproved horse with Sandy riding him Frank Flitther the favorite was the victim of foul riding The running was replete with rough work Cabin putting Johnny Lyons almost over the fence at the end AI Goodin arrived today from Santa Anita with Progress John J Rogers and Egotist EgotistJockey Jockey Bntwells left foot was crushed from con ¬ tact with the fence while riding Storma in the fifth race last Tuesday and he will be incapacitateil for riding for several weeks weeksThe The horses G W Baldwin recently brought to Oakland from Arcadia which were disqualified from starting here by reason of his suspension by the stewards have been turned over to Early Wright to train by their owner G W Baldwins badge as trainer was taken up yesterday yesterdayThe The horses in the Flenr de Lis Stable includini the crack mave Sugarmaid will be shipped to Seattle May 20 The stable jockey Merritt Bnxton will remain and finish out the local meeting in charge of George Miller trainer of the El Nido Stable StableThomas Thomas II Williams great colt Firestone is ready for the races and will probably face the starter a couple of times before being sent cast

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