Favorites Fare Badly At Windsor.: Six Out of Seven Fail Their Supporters--Ellicott Defeats Martin Doyle., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-11


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FAVORITES FARE BADLY AT WINDSOR Six Out of Seven Fail Their Supporters Ellicott Defeats Martin Doyle Detroit Mich July 30 Evenly balanced fields produced exciting contests at Windsor this after ¬ noon the winners In six of the races being forced to stand hard drives to win by small margins lu the first two races the result was in doubt until the oflicial placing was displayed The seven favorites were lieaten but all the winners were heavily backed Mary Hall1 being hacked from 20 to 12 to 1 and Miss Vigilant from S to 5 to 1 F Burton rode two VigilantIn winners Ccremonius and Miss Vigilant In the opening race Watorbury was looked on as the next thing to a certainty 1 to 3 being accepted alKHit him at post time He flattered his backers by dashing to the front and leading until well in the homestretch where Mary Hall caught him The pair fought It out all of the last furlong and in the final drive Mary Hall managed to poke her head in front frontTiieo Tiieo Cook favorite in the second race might have won had Harty taken advantage of the start He beat his opponents away from the barrier by a couple of lengths but was taken under restraint and Ceremonius coining fast In the stretch got up in the last few strides and beat him out by a nose In noseIn the feature race a mile condition dash Elli ¬ cott ran to his best form and after meeting with in ¬ terference on the lirst turn closed with a game effort and outstayed Martin Doyle in a gruelling drive Lawrence P Daley was knocked out of any chance on the first turn turnSt St Ilario clipped a full second off the track rec ¬ ord in the fifth race when he ran the mile and three furlongs in 221 lie was the only easy winner of the day galloping home two lengths in front of Doubt DoubtAfter After betting had been going on for fifteen min ¬ utes in the lirst race it was discovered that one of the entries Jack Dolan was sick and permission was asked by the owner to scratch A veterinarian was found and said lie was suffering from a slight attack of influenza and the judges excused him Money wagered on Jack Dolan was refunded but all other bets stood stoodAmong Among the arrivals from Latonia today were T I Hayes W W Lyles W W Woodward Frank Fowler and jockey Troxler TroxlerThe The ten days suspension against jockey E Walsh was lifted by starter Dado and the boy will be per ¬ mitted to ride for his employer J II Madlgau MadlgauHarry Harry White secretary of the Quebec Jockey Club arrived this morning and distributed condition books for the Quebec meeting among the horsemen Sev ¬ eral stables will ship to Quebec next week among them Wayne Joplln M Goldblatt Knobelkamp Bradfield J R McKce and a division of the H L Thomas stable An effort is being made to secure judge J J Burke to act as presiding judge Jockey Knglander left for Quebec last night and T and C Koerner will leave with the Joplin stable

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