Spirited Racing At Fort Erie Track.: John Carroll Easily Takes the Feature Race--Lawrence P. Daley To Be Rested., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-29


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SPIRITED RACING AT FORT ERIE TRACK John Carroll Easily Takes tho Feature Race Law ¬ rence P Daley To Be Rested Buffalo N Y Tilly 2S A card composed of small fields attracted a large attendance at Fort Erie this afternoon A steeplechase over the short course was the spectacular feature Six started in the race but only four finished Ltttly Wally and Impertinence coming to grief br blunders at different jumps and unseating their riders When remodeling the track the steeplechase course did not escape attention and the jumps now are probably the stiff est of any in the country All the horses moved to them at half speed Lights Out was always in the van and although be pecked at several jumps held liis opponents safe throughout winning easily from Plcktime Mcllvain although blundering repeatedlv was too far In advance of the badly going Crcolin to placeEdward be ever seriously threatened for third place Edward Corrigans sterling campaigner John Car roll found a soft spot In the fourth race and only had to canter the entire distance to land a winner over Severus At that his backers spent a few anx ¬ ious moments when Judge Murphy interrogated Powers his rider relative to some crowding that John Carroll had indulged in on the first turn and by keenlyJ which Estella C suffered keenly J T Irelands recent purchase Jolly made good in splindid style by winning the second race in fast time for the track He was always in the load and came away in the stretch to win us his rider pleased The poor showing of Hoyle the favorite in the race occasioned adverse comment and re ¬ sulted in the suspension of jockey Francis by the judges for liicompetency Spunky liicompetencySpunky repeated his wellearned victory of his last start at Windsor and beat a fairly good band of platers in the fifth After many attempts on Canadian tracks Quagga finally nlanaired to land a purse when he beat tlie poorly ridden Topsy Kobinsou KobinsouWayne Wayne O Joplin was an arrival from New York this morning and was a visitor at tlie track this afternoon Mr Joplln had disposed of the three yearold Adrian before Iwiving Windsor to J S Ownbey and the suspension against that horse was Murphy1red lifted by Judge Murphy 1red Cook presented jockev Nicol with a check for 5 tO for winning the Canadian Derby with his threeyearold Lawrence P Daley Cook compli ¬ mented the lad on the splendid ride lie put up on the colt and gave him all credit for tlie victory It has been decided to rest Lawrence P Daley and he will not be started again until the latter part of the meetingWilliam meeting William Shields was among the arrivals He came from Windsor with his stable and reports that conditionThe all his horses shipped in good condition The owner of Dixie Himmel exonerated jockey Ott for the defeat of the mare yesterday claiming that the soft spongy going did not suit her He agreed witli the judges that tlie mare did not run her race and that she will probably do better when the footing becomes firmer firmerJockey Jockey Warren under contract to A I KIrby was forced to cancel hlsengagerhents on account of sickness Pphanka sicknessPphanka was suspended for five days by the starter for his failure to leave the post with Mill ¬ stone in the fourth race raceW W A Smith got in from Latonla this morning with eight horses horsesFour Four of todays purses were won by horses that catnip here from Latonia John Carroll Quagga Spunky and Jolly being the successful ones

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