Lawrence P. Daley In A Tight Fit.: Barely Defeats Martin Doyle--Heavy Track at Windsor Causes Many Scratches., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-22


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LAWRENCE P DALEY IN A TIGHT FIT Barely Defeats Martin Doyle Heavy Track at Wind ¬ sor Causes Many Scratches Detroit Mich July 21 Changed track condi ¬ tions on account of heavy rains of the proceeding niglit caused a record number of withdrawals and riddled what otherwise would have been considered an exceptionally good card The third race at one mile in which some good horses were slated to meet had to bo declared ofT as most of the owners de ¬ clined risking defeat for their charges by Minnie Adams The withdrawal of Monsignor and Dixie Hlmmel from the feature race only left Lawrence P Daley and Martin Doyle to contest for the purse The Cook representative was an overwhelming choice but had a narrow escape from defeat Martin Doyle pressing hint closely at the end With a little more judgment in the early running on the part of Harty who had the mount on Martin Doyle he would in all probability have landed him a winner Law ¬ rence P Daley was allowed to make the pace at a leisurely gait for the lirst threequarters Harry be ¬ ing content to allow Martin Doyle to trail He made a play for the lead on the stretch turn but the younger horse held on gamely while tiring badly and had enough In reserve to land past the finish almost a neck in advance advanceFavorite i Favorite backers again had a hard road to travel Lawrence P Daley being the only succssful choice to win Ills price was too prohibitive to enable tin rank and tile to profit Upsets began with the opener when Ida I was beaten by Minor and Edgely The finish between the firstnamed pair was a thriller Minot getting up in the last stride Edgclys showing today was in Striking contrast to his pre ¬ vious effort effortAnother Another pronounced choice was taken into camp in the second when Sight failed to land better than third Swains effort on the filly was a miserable one and her defeat was to be seen before half of the race had elapsed Indian Hunter profiting by good riding came away hi the stretch to win as his rider pleased pleasedThe The poor showing of Lad of Langden in the clos ¬ ing race for which lie was favorite caused the judges to issue a ruling that in future the entry of the horse would not be accepted here on account of his Inconsistency InconsistencyLomond Lomond recently acquired by P M Civill from T P Hayes made a show of his opponents which included Anna L Daley In the fifth and won de ¬ cisively His new owner profited extensively by the I victory Qnagga made a miserable showing in the sixth for which he was favorite and never ser ¬ iously threatened SchroederS Midway which ulti ¬ mately won in hollow style styleMany Many horsemen are making preparations for an early start from here for Fort Erie The majority will however not transfer their stables until Sat ¬ urday Fred Cook will ship fifteen head to Fort Erie next Friday and J Arthur will send Meadow breeze Quagga and The Thorn at the same time Arthurs other horses will be kept at Latonia until the Kentucky season of racing begins C Paugritz and M Ochsner will ship their strings to Buffalo next Saturday Prior to the fire yesterday J Marklein disposed of Floridaglen to some stranger for 00 and in the excitement during the fire the horse broke from his attendant and Is still missing Other horses that had strayed are all accounted for and are now in their respective stables

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