Mud Racing At Fort Erie: Rain Deluges The Track And Causes Cancellation Of Two Races.; Serenade and Tom Dolan the Only Winning Favorites--Uneasy Falls, No Injury Resulting--Gloriole First In., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-13


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MUD RACING AT FORT ERIE RAIN DELUGES THE TRACK AND CAUSES CAN ¬ CELLATION OF TWO RACES Serenade and Tom Dolan the Only Winning Favorites Uneasy Falls No Injury Resulting Gloriole First In Buffalo X Y August 12 Heavy rains during the morning caused havoc to the track at Fort Krie today and was responsible for wholesale withdrawal which almost riddled the card The fourth and fifth which were feature races and in which some fairly good horses were entered had to l e declared oft because of the bad going As there was no time to substitute another race the original sixth race was split up to make a full card The rain ceased before race time and a big attendance was on hand After the last race the rain began again with renewed vigor and the irctnrning masses felt its full force Todays forceTodays si ort was uninteresting with a liberal sprinkling of surprises as a sidelight Only two choices were successful during the afternoon Seren ¬ ade and Tom Dolan saving the favorite hackers All the winners led their opponents practically throughout finishAn and were well in hand at the finish An accident in the fourth race threatened to bo attended with serious results when Uneasy ridden by B Martin fell while running in a contending position Beyond i shaking up however the ridge and horse escaped injury He was Just making a play for the lead and going fast when he fell and but for the mishap would have won wonA A score of good things were handed around in the opening purse for maidens Anemonella however proved best and led Tom Reid for the entire trip Gloriole after many attempts managed to find con ¬ ditions suitable and came away to a handy victory in the second race At that had Lady Leota got away ou even terms with Glorifiers sister the Cclla filly would have taken her measure measureTom Tom Dolan running to his best form had prac ¬ tically a walkover in the closing race after he had racetl Usury into subjection in the first half The poor showing of Quagga which failed to be placed In a field of four and finished a distant last occa ¬ sioned adverse comment commentPolar Polar Star spreadeagled his opponents in the sixth race and won as his rider pleased Dis Ben favorite under a bard drive just getting up in AlmandineT time to get second place from Almandine T C McDowells Serenade had things her own way in the third race raceThe The Judges suspended jockey Morcland for three days for his rough riding In the sixth race Jockey Kennedy was sharply warned by the ofti cials for his attempt at roughing it while astride Tom Dolan DolanT T C McDowell has signified Ills Intention to ship his string of horses to Montreal where they will be raced 1 C Ferriss Jr will send his horses as well as those he is handling for Renwick Bros to Montreal The MontrealThe Montreal Jockey Club management is erect ¬ ing three additional large stables in an effort to ac ¬ commodate applicants for stable room

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