The Mist Wins By Bad Behavior., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-31


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THE MIST WINS BY BAD BEHAVIOR Seattle Wash July 30 A Ross Magnet mare he Mist recently ordered on the schooling list be ¬ cause of a mixup for which her bad behavior at the post when last out was responsible was permitted to start iri the Skykomish Handicap today on probation and the outcome was that the stew ¬ ards ordered that further entries of the mare be barred until such time as her trainer can demon ¬ strate beyond all question that she is on her good behavior at the barrier She acted as badly as ever when the field lined up today and spoiled what probably would have been one of the best sprinting contests of the meeting She Interfered with the other starters when the barrier was sprung beat the others away from the gate and Immediately established a lead of several lengths that was as effective as 1C the race had been presented to her in advance Sugarmaid first of the others to start in pursuit of the flying leader gamely closed a part of the ap but her effort was futile and a credit ¬ able second was the best she could do Tony Faust was the public choice and did very well to finish as good as third considering the interference he met with early earlyResults Results as a whole were much more satisfactory than those of the preceding day Force and Dare ihgton made good as favorites but bettors were lucky to cash on the latter as he palpably Inter ¬ fered with Hidden Hand and Litholin In the stretch drive Inasmuch as neither of these horses would have profited by a disqualification of Dareington the judges decided not to allow a claim of foul foulW W T Andersons Taxer was the medium of a mild killing in the fourth race St Francis the Maple Stables onetime good sprinter was plunged on In the opening race to beat the most ordinary opponents he ever ran with but Miss Fairbanks took his measure with ease Metlakatla the only favorite that ran unplaced was the victim of rough riding that destroyed her chances chancesThe The stewards today fined William Walker S50 and J Hardman 100 on account of yesterdays fisti ¬ cuffs W H Chambers is the latest arrival from Denver with his stable

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