Powers Has A Day Of Good Fortune.: Guides Five of the Fort Erie Winners--Splendida First but Disqualified., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-21


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POWERS HAS A DAY OF GOOD FORTUNE Guides Five of the Fort Erie Winners Splendida First but Disqualified liulTalo N Y August 0 Jockey Powers skill ¬ ful riding this afternoon was tin added feature to the racing at Fort 1Mc The Corrigan jockey land ¬ ed four of his mounts winners while the displace ¬ ment of Splendida in the first race for fouling also enabled his backers to cash as Tenorett ridden by him was awarded the purse The victory of live fa ¬ vorites and the liberal backing accorded Powers mounts combined caused havoc with the liookmakcrs bankrolls It is doubtful if the layers have ex ¬ perienced openingTodays a more disastrous day since the opening Todays racing was equal to tin best of the meet ¬ ing many of the most prominent horses on the grounds furnishing th contests The feature race a handicap at one mile went to T C McDowells consistent Kings Daughter Despite her heavy im IHISI she was at all times th favorite went into a good lead at the barriers rise and under a well hidgcd ride won all the way in the fast time of 1M Rcidmixiru ran a good race and managed l wear Superstition down in the stretch drive for second place St Jeanne which Was coupled in the btting with Superstition stumbled shortly after tht start and John Carroll was unlucky enough to get away in a tangle The latter ran a good rac1 bin his showing did not warrant the belief that he would have beaten the McDowell tillv with an even start The McDowell colors were also carried to victory In the closing race when Iluck won from Topsy Robinson and Arrow Swift SwiftThirteen Thirteen maiden tillies faced the starter in the opening race and Splendida led throughout hut was disqualified for having fouled Dearie in the linal furlong The latter was going gamely at the time and making a strong effort for the lead but Ott on Splendida pulled over uid almost threw her over the fence Dearie despite the mishap finished close up but was beaten bv Tenorett and Anna 1 Daley The disqualification of Suhndida moved Dearie into third place Ott was suspended by the judges for tin remainder of the meeting meetingRough Rough riding on the part of Kennedy astride Gilvedear in the fifth race was responsible for a jam soon after the start that caused Inspector Pur ¬ vis to fall and Dix Ben to unseat his rider Noth ¬ ing serious resulted from the accident Servile won the race after a spirited drive through the stretch with lies Jerrymander recently purchased by I Calm from I A Ho won himself jmt for his new owner pleasedAleiicon by taking the second race aS 1IW rider pleased Aleiicon and Warner Griswell both extensively supported had a comparatively easy time landing their respective races racesJames James Wadsworth chairman of he New York State Racing Commission was a visitor and was greatly impressed with the Fort Krlc racing He sp ke hopefully of the New Y rk racing situation and anticipates improvement after tho elections electionsJames James Melton who will do the starting at James ¬ towns coming meeting received a telegram today announcing that Frank Thorpe had accepted the posi ¬ tion of presiding judge at the Virginia track trackMessrs Messrs Partner and Hendrie returned today from their fishing trip and reiterated their former state ¬ ment that 110 fall meeting would be held at Windsor this year yearJockey Jockey Nicol will ride Charles Kdward in the Km ¬ pire SaturdayJ City Handicap if he is a starter next Saturday J K Frayling bid up Alencon f OO over his en ¬ tered price of rOO but failed to get him himJockey Jockey Glasner and T Rico were each lined by the starter for disobedience at the post Judge postJudge Nelson received a notification today that the Quebec Turf Club will not hold their annual twoday meeting this year

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