Dorante in Superb Form: Makes His Opponents Appear Common in Oaklands Main Race of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1908-12-04


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DOE, ANTE IN SUPERB FORM. MAKES HIS OPPONENTS APPEAR COMMON IN OAKLANDS MAIN RACE OF THE DAY. Jockey McCarthy Again Guides Three Winners and Goes to Santa Anita Anna May Again Pajaroita Wins. p San Francisco. Cal., December .T. Lee. the nesm jockey celebrity, appeared in the saddle at Oakland today on his employers Oesa. A failure to score in his first attempt here was no fault of his. He Iheat the harrier and held the lead for live furlongs under a hustling ride, hut Oesa succumbed finally to a more seasoned challenger in Ifcau Man. The Forsytlie rider came back with a win on Dorante, a heavily hacked even money favorite in the fourth race. Dorante was urged on the backstretch. where he closed an immense gap with Mich incredible rapidity that exclamations of wonder tilled the grandstand. That Dorante. after being all but eliminated at the start by fouling, could respond so in the middle running and survive, created as-tonisbmeht. .Some lig winnings were recorded on the race and the Ellison commission was said to have been a big one. He withdrew Royal Tourist at 114 iKMinds, preferring to bet on a certainty instead of entrusting his own horse to jockey J. Butler, in whom he professes to have no conlidence. Ellison has already negotiated for J. Lee to lo his riding when not otherwise engaged. Cressinas sad-tile slipped immediately after the start and Doran-tes only serious contender was removed, hut she van a smashing race thus handicapped. Favorites again monojwlized the card. Except for a fraction of a shade of odds against Beau Man. second favorite to Oesa in the second race and in. the case of J. R. Laughrey. one of the best backed horses in the fifth, there was a clean sweep of public choices. D. McCarthy was again the principal feature in the jockey way with three skillfully achieved wins on Joe Rose, Anna May and Pajaroita. Ho was summoned to Santa Anita to ride a Hildreth entry tomorrow and left tonight. Walsh. Lee and Miller accounted for the remaining half of the program. The racing was great, weather perfect and track good. Indications are favorable for a continuance of the present dry spell. Starter Dwyer displaced two jockeys during the afternoon. E. Sullivan and Wrispen were given a weeks suspension each for misbehavior at the xst. The former is permitted to ride for his stable. II. 5. Bedwell has transferred his contract on the colored jockey, A. Williams, to A. 1. Parker, no consideration. The selling race war is still in progress. Anna May. after her sixth straight victory, was bid up from .00 to ,300 by C. Sanford. owner of Amelia May. and was bought in for the customary . Amelia May was subsequently claimed by E. .1. Ramsey for ,025. Three claims were tiled, including Ramsey. T. O. Webber and Harry Mack. They shook dice for the mare. President Thomas II. Williams left the City of Mexico today and is duo to arrive here next. Monday. G. W. liriggs and his string will arrive Sunday.

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