Open Ring At Tampa Once More., Daily Racing Form, 1910-01-29


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OPEN RING AT TAMPA ONCE MORE Tampa Fla January 28 Continuous rain until untiliv iv Ume accounted for a greatly diminished at mlanee at the irark t tday The track was bene ¬ fited l y the heavy denching which packed the sur ¬ face faceIn In an effort to improve betting conditions the management again reverted to the open ring hut were gricvouslv disapjxmited in the small number of layers that volunteered to post prices In a measure the layers could not be blamed for the day did not promise to bring out many to witness the racing Four liookmakcrs mustered courage to go on and they had more business than they could satisfactorily handle It is thought that at least seven layers and possibly eight will be on tomorrow The sudden change to an ojicn ring was caused by a desire on the part of the management to improve conditions In general here hereWhile While the ring was in the associations control it made money but the short prices that the ring was moting gave rise to much grumbling and the entire rucing structure was threatened It is proposed to make one more effort to keep the ring open and if it proves a tizzle there will lie no other alternative Jeft for the association but to resume charge and syndicate the prices pricesCompared Compared to what prices ruled previously todays offerings were lilxral and conducive to a big play Several defeats of heavilyplayed choices accounted for the talent receiving a setback the most notable coming with the victory of Anna Smith which took Fleming and Halifax into camn camnThe The management allowed a Held book to be opened in th paddock today on the style of tile one oper ¬ ated at Jacksonville JacksonvilleCharles Charles Smith I II Jones Clinton Colby and Shelby Oliver were the quartet of layers that iwsted prices this afternoon Fred Cook and several new arrivals from Jacksonville are expected to be In line tomorrow tomorrowBannock Bannock Bob had to carry three pounds extra to ¬ day on account of A Burton having forfeited his apprentice allowance for all but his contract em ¬ ployer when he landed MeAndrews winner winnerJockeys Jockeys P Martin and Brannon were suspended for ten days by the starter for dlsoltedienee at the post

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