Great Crowd Views Oaklands Racing.: Security the Only Winning Favorite, but Excellent Contests Mark the Day., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-31


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GREAT CROWD VIEWS OAKLANDS RACING Security the Only Winning Favorite but Excellent Contests Mark the Day Oakland Gal May SO Memorial Days racing at Oakland was witnessed by approximately 12000 spectators Weather and track conditions were ideal and the utmost enthusiasm prevailed The card con ¬ tained three splendid features brides three attrac ¬ tive overnight Rices and Intensely Interesting and satisfactory sport developed despite the defeats of the first live favorites in succession Security In the Newark Handicap which came last was the only public choice to reward his backers the chances of the horse being materially enhanced l y the walkingup start which jockey Mclntyro on tho favorite anticipated and made the most of The Memorial Handicap at one mile and a six ¬ teenth was wou by Edwin T Fryer the fourth choice Despite Its greater money value It was decidedly overshadowed in Importance and far sur ¬ passed as a racing spectacle by the mile and a half condition dash that preceded it This engaged a choice collection of stayers Including J C Clem Edtiardo Vesihe Loglstilla Legatee and Ouardl and was won by the firstnamed In the remarkably fast time of 232 a new track record for the distance The winner was ridden by C Ross a jockey of great ability groundJack when riding over a long distance of ground Jack Keene scored two popular victories with Nagazam and Triumphant Both were at lucrative odds and the young Kenruckinn is said to have liad a good day of It In a betting way Triumphant was boosted 300 over his entrance price by iHf Walkcr but his owner protected his horse wlth tho usual 5 advance Walker subsequently claimed Manvodd out of the same race for 825 Johnson Dodaoas stable was shipped to Batt during the day

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