Moncreifs Banner Crowd: Second In Ladies Day Series Marked By Record Attendance.; Aldivia Wins Quarter Mile Dash for Two-Year-Olds in Record-Breaking Time of 22 1/5--R. L. Thomas to Retire., Daily Racing Form, 1910-01-19


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3IONCREIFS BANNER CROWD SECOND IN LADIES DAY SERIES MARKED BY RECORD ATTENDANCE Aldivia Wins Quarter Mile Dash for TwoYcarOlds TwoYcarOldsin in RecordBreaking Time of 22 R L Thomas to Retire Jacksonville Fla January IS This was ladies day at Moncreif Park and the largest crowd of the season turned out to witness the sport The grand ¬ stand was packed and those who were forced to seek accommodations elsewhere made themselves as com ¬ fortable as possible on the lawns The card was an ordinary one the fields being mostly composed of the jtoorer class of horses Favorite players met with a Waterloo all six of the choices going down to de ¬ feat The poor showing made by some of the beaten choices was in a measure due to poor handling and it will be in order for some of them to show im ¬ provement askingThere at the next asking There were sixteen starters in the twoyearold raw which was a quartermile scramble through the stretch J A Bennett furnished the winner in a goodlooking tilly Aldivia by Alforten out of ilivinatiou Aldivia broke from the extreme outside and showing a great flight of si eed went to the front after they had gone a furlong and won easily by a length and a half from the oddson favorite Isabel Cassie The quarter was run in 22 15 rep ¬ resenting the fastest race up to date Isabel Cassie reiwrted to be the star of II L Shaws string ran a good race She acted green at the barrier and ran so in the race With this race for experience she probably will win next time out outThree Three of the races furnished driving finishes in which heads and necks separated the first two twoCamel Camel was boosted 100 over ibis enterejd price by J W Pangle Hugh McCarreii protected the horse horseDavid David Dunlop has disjwsed of the twoyearold Joe 300J Tenable by Star Shoot to W V Casey for 300 J Duffy got in from Tampa this morning with Sjtanish Prince and Equation George Xiiiden who has been booking at the Juarez todayThere track arrived today There were rumors about the track this afternoon that R TJ Thomas would retire temporarily from active participation in racing and that the entire management of his stable wonld l e turned over to Henry McDaniel Mr Thomas plans to return to Kentucky and recuperate his sliattered health which has been none too good since he was stabbed by jockey Shilling at isheepshead Bay last summer It is understood that the stable will be reduced to halfadozen liorses Mr Thomas it is believed lias lost heavily since his arrival here

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