Frank Flittner Wins From Cabin.: Defeats the Best Handicap Horses Now in Training on the Coast., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-30


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FRANK FLITTNER WINS FROM CABIN Defeats the Best Handicap Horses Now in Train ¬ ing on the Coast Oakland Cal April 20 It seemed like a holiday gathering at Oakland today the inclosure being crowded and the enthusiasm unusually pronounced The arrival from outside points of the vanguard of intending celebrants of the reception in honor of the great battleship licet May 0 was largely represented and accounted for these pleasant and inspiring conditions at the beautiful Emeryville race course courseThere There were several sensational features in con ¬ nection with todays feature race the Cloverdalo Handicap at a mile and an eighth A tremendous but misguided plunge developed during the betting on DownpatrickThe Downpatrick The odds against Cabin favorite receded with rapidity The price against the ultimate winner Frank Fiittner remained comparatively firm at around defeatsRubric 3 to 1 despite his recent two defeats Rubric the opening favorite for lack of support went back Miller rode him and pulled him up so sharply and frequently that liefore a quarter of the journey had Iieen traversed he was entirely elimin ¬ ated as a contender In the meantime Marster was setting a tremendous pace followed closely by Frank Fllttner with Cabin a distant third Rettifr rode Frank Fiittner with admirable judgment and made good Dually and convincingly from Cabin Marster finished a tiring third The post favorite Downpatrick had absolutely no chance under Men trys inadequate pilotage pilotageThomas Thomas II Williams was represented today by Creation and Prejnlclo The pair had been tried in private together and the former with Gilbert up had proved the better horse Creation opposed to a mediocre band ran poorly while PrejuiclD only succumbed In the last couple of strides to Centre Shot in the very fast time for six furlongs of 112J 112JEvery Every favorite on todays card was beaten With the possible exception of Markle Mayer Frant Fllttner and Centre Shot in the third fourtji and sixth races respectively the best horses were all defeated and unplaced

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