Dick Roller Wins Again.: Takes The Frivolity Stakes In A Canter With Erbet Second.; Etherial Adds to His Many Victories--Yonkers Meeting Comes to an End with a Good Attendance., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-29


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DICK ROLLER WINS AGAIN TAKES THE FRIVOLITY STAKES IN A CANTER WITH ERBET SECOND Ethcrial Adds to His Many Victories Yonkers Meet ¬ ing Comes to an End with a Good Attendance New York August 2S Superb weather conditions prevailed for the viiiiliii at Yonkers and the attend ¬ ance compared favorably with the best patronized days of the meeting The track had dried out well overnight and rendered the going fair although it favored pronounced mud runners more than it did fast track horses There was little or no police interference in evidence and not a single arrest was made madeThe The hearings in the cases of the three men ar ¬ rested on Thursday Henry Flittner Archie Xim iner and W Fessenden were postponed until Sep ¬ tember Hi It was generally expected that the trio would be discharged for lack of evidence and everybody was surprised that such was not the ease Mr Flittner has for many years acted as Barney Schreibers eastern agent Archie Zimmcr is a reputable trainer in the service of T D Sullivan one of the most powerful politicians in the state of Xew York and Wallie Fessenden is siuiply i trainer out of present employment without any book con ¬ nections whatever When searched sixteen cents and Personal Liberty League button were found In Fes sondens possession He was told that he had ac ¬ cepted a wager of 500 on Campaigner from some man the last time that horse started Well exclaimed the irate horseman thats news to me The horse lost and there must be 500 mning to me Show me the fellow and your in with it itThe The feature of Empire citys linal card was the 1 fivollty Slakes The selling conditions enabled the crack western colt Dick Roller to get in under the absurdly light weight of 107 pounds It proved mere play for the licet son of Dick Welles to dis ¬ pose of the mediocre iuartette opposed to him Er liot the second choice linished a game second and eliding Hello dropped iirto an unexpectedly easy third The winner was conceded to be the surest winner ou tho card and every one able to get a bet down backed him to the limit despite the short odds oddsAs As iisnal the twoyearold race which oitencd proceedings furnished a splendid attraction Five Including Fashion Plate and the almost invincible EthciIal tried conclusions hore Etherial disposed of hi opponents in wonderfully impressive fashion Mr KHapps colt finishis a g Kxl second but was simply not near good enough to cope with the sen ¬ sational geldingMaster Star Shoot gelding Master Robert was probably the best horse of tu afternoons depleted card to race and won the lirst mile race after surviving aliout all the interference IKisslblo in the early stages of the running The Emory threcyearold had nothing to beat yet started comparatively unbacked unbackedThe The governing committee of the Metropolitan Turf Association met this morning to consider a commu ¬ nication from Hoii John It Stanchticld attorney for tin Coney Island Jockey Club to the effect that no liookmaklng would be yerinlUeil at the coming Sheepshead Bay meeting under penalty of being ox rludccl from the track and ruled ofT the turf It was decided to defer to the request of the Coney Island Jockey Club and members of the Mets were im ¬ mediately notified that they must not do business at meetingA tile coming Shepshcad Hay meeting A deputy sheriff appeared at the track today with u warrant for George Itose who had left for Mon ¬ treal the night before beforeT T L MiGinnis bought Xotasidga this morning at private sale The fast lilly will be campaigned at Oiikland next winter winterWalter Walter Miller remarked in the secretarys otlice today that he had got his gcttings when nettings was good and he did not give a snap what became of racing from now on onFunnel Funnel Jockey J Jones denied that he bid up Jtrotlior Jonathan on Wednesday for anyone but himself He said he did U to stet even with Coulter because he was an intimate friend of a Dr Ash who had criticised Jones Ijrr running up horses horsesMars Mars iissidy resumed starting today against the advice of his physician 1 W Ferguson the owner of Dainty Dame in ¬ tended to start his mare In two races today the second and sixth but found that after being suc vxful in the lirst ttcmpt she would have to be ntered for not less than SlOOO and carry increased weight lit the next essay He scratched her ac ¬ cordingly

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