Berwick Chief Of Fort Erie Sprinters.: Emperor William Disappoints His Admirers--Woodside Wins the Steeplechase., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-11


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BERWICK CHIEF OF FORT ERIE SPRINTERS Emperor William Disappoints His Admirers Wood side Wins the Steeplechase Buffalo N Y August 10 T C McDowells Berwick again demonstrated that he is entitled to rank with the best shortdistance racers in training by shouldering 125 pounds and winning in a com ¬ mon canter from fairly good opponents and conced ¬ ing them much weight The race was a handicap at threequarters and the feature offering of the card Berwick at all times Tilled an overwhelming choice Magazine and Giles being the next pre ¬ ferred Berwick at once sprinted into a long lead and never left the result in doubt winning in a common canter through the stretch Bertha K coupled with Alencon us the Louis Phillips entry outstayed Giles in the last furlong for second place Tin steeplechase over the short course went to Woodside in handy style over Lights Out and Econ omy The latter ridden by Saffel was possibly best out that rider did everything but fall off In the stretch while apparently having a splendid chalice to secure second place Saffel without ap ¬ parent cause began easing her up The rider was dismissed with a sharp warning from the judges During the early running of the race Awawegang showed a high order of speed and good fencing but after going over nine hedges he began tiring badly and took a bad fall at the tenth jump K Stone his fallThe rider was considerably shaken up by the fall The opening race resulted in it big upset in the defeat of Kmperor William The Schreiber young ¬ ster was made the medium of betting which forced his price down many points and installed him favor ¬ ite at K st time He ran disappointingly and was never a sharp factor Colonel Xeb winning easily from Stowaway AnemoneHa third thirdKdward Kdward Corrigan added tanother purse with his consistent Anne McGee which won tl third race from a fairly good liand of youngsters She was at supiwrtedDixie oddson and liberally supiwrted Dixie Ilimmel showed improvement and won the closing race in a hard drive Oriental Oiieen under good riding beat out a poor band in the fifth race and Conville led liis opponents all the way in the sixth sixthJockey Jockey Powers again rode three winners and carried off the honors honorsListerine Listerine was excused from starting In the sixth race by the judges judgesOn On account of the bad acting of John Dillon which started in the jumping race and was left at the post his entry will not be accepted here in the future futureHerman Herman Flippcn owner of Woodside the winner of the jumping race tried to get the horse excused from starting When informed that he would have to pay to scratch Flippcn decided to let the horse run runTurney Turney Bros string of horses will be shipped to Montreal as soon as an available car can be secured to transfer them themW W H Fizer will xjip most of his horses to the Empire City track about tluj mlddle of the week Plnkola is n certain starter in the Empire City Han ¬ dicap dicapThe The judges warned jockey Bergen after the fourth race VidlngJames for his attempted rough Vidlng James Johnston owner of Helen B which finished second to Gambrinus last Saturday protested the payment of the purse to W Gerst on the ground that two horses cannot be entered and started in a selling race Minot and Gambrinus both from the Gerst stable were entered in the race which was subsequently split the horses winning both cuds The judges would not allow the protest

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