Record For Jumping Race Mishaps., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-15


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RECORD FOR TUMPING RACE MISHAPS Eight horses were saddled for a steeplechase in France not long ago and the race probably holds the record for mishaps To begin with two of the runners fell and one refused The remaining five finished but the three leaders were disqualified for going the wrong course the rider of the fourth was found not to possess the qualifications neces ¬ sary for a gentleman rider and the last horse was debarred from being declared the winner on account o some Informality In hia birth certificate

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