Big Crowd Views Hamlton Racing: Redgauntlet First in the Feature Race, but is Disqualitied for Fouling, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-04


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BIG CROWD VIEWS HAMILTON RACING. I Redgauntlet First in the Feature Race, but Is Disqualified for Fouling:. i Hamilton. Ont.. October 3. Many of the horse- men racing here will ship to Washington at the close of the meeting, where a six days running , meeting will be held beginning October 11!. Among the owners who will ship to Washington are .Tames , McLaughlin, James Boden. Amos Turney. E. A. Whitney. John Cheney. J. C. Nally. George E. Dud- lty-.- Roger Minton. Robert Boyle, Theo Cook. A. ; I Bailer and A. Molinelli. , F The Autumn Handicap, the feature race at TT Hamil i ton this afternoon, was robbed of much of its In terest by the disqualification of the heavily backeu odds-on favorite, Redgauutlet. after the latter had won easily from W. II. Carey. Kedgauntlet wat ridden bv Garner, was best and could have won further off had his rider so wished. In the early running Garner dropped Redgauutlet alongside of Lally aud the pair raced along like a team unti. well inside the furlong post, where Redgauutlet ; forged to the front and at the end was going away. W. II. Carey, as usual, trailed until entering thr homestretch, where he came to the outside, but at the sixteenth itost cut across to the inside and attempted to come through between Lally and Red-gauntlet. At this iOint Lally bore out a bit and bumped W. II. Carey. Redgauntlet at the same time swerved over to the inside, but apparently did not touch W. H. Carey. After Burns weighed in lie I promptly claimed foul aud after some little deliberation It was allowed by the stewards. The change in the placing gave first money to W. H. Carey and . second to Lally. , , . Favorites won three of the races, the successful , choices being Simcoe. Prince of Pilsen and Coone.v K. The best contest and closest finish of the after- i noon came with the running x the seventh race, which was over the turf course. The first three horses passed the judges stand heads apart with Miss Catesbv coming from behind with a well-timed rush and getting up in the last couple of strides. The attendance exceeded in point of numbers that of the opening day. So large was the crowd frow Toronto that it was found necessary to run tin special race train in two sections. There wen forty-five books in line and speculation Was brisk. Outside of the Autumn Cup there were offered as features a steeplechase over the two and a half miles course and a race over the turf course. The track conditions could not well have been improved on and the going now is probably faster than ever before, as the time made in a majority of the races will show. , . A fatality seems to be banging over the Colt stable up here. The Genessee turfman has started several excellent steeplechasers lately and. while they have invariably won. most of them have come out of their races crippled. Arian Injured hirasel so severely that he had to be destroyed. Ell was badly cut down in his last start and Prince of Pil sen pulled up very lame after his victory this after- 11Several claims were put in for the mare Cloister ess after she was beaten in the fifth race and B Hincken. owner of "Manheimer. which finished third, secured her for . A. S. Valentine, under whose auspices the meet ing at Jamestown. Va.. was given, arrived from New York this morning. He reported that Jamestown has a bright future and that despite the fact that hr lost money on the venture this fall, he contemplated giving another meeting there next spring. Uncle Tobr. the good three-year-old in John Dy-ments string, has been fired. AH but four of the big string -which J. E. Seagram has in traiuing are suffering from the skin disease so common up here. The stable will go intc winter quarters at the conclusion of the Hamilton meeting.

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