Would Abolish The Valets: Judges at Moncreif Park Make Recommendation To That Effect.; Vox Populi Returns to Winning Form and Takes Aragon Hotel Handicap to Surprise of Jacksonville Folk., Daily Racing Form, 1910-01-30


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WOULD ABOLISH THE VALETS VALETSJUDGES JUDGES AT MONCREIF PARK MAKF RECOM ¬ MENDATION TO THAT EFFECT Vox Populi Returns to Winning Form and Takes Araon Hotel Handicap to Surprise of Jacksonville Folk Jacksonville Fla January 20 Vox Topuli the Blxjrcarold son of Voter which had been racing unsuccessfully since his return to the east from California last spring furnished a surprise at Mon TeifPark this afternoon by winning the Aragqn Hotel Handicap at a mile anl a sixteenth in which lie boat a band of good n ccrs that Included among olhers It L Tliomas Deri y candidate Tolls Vox Populi had a light impost nil was ridden by Jockey King After trailing to tl e stretch turn Vox Populi nssumcd command and von In a driving Jiiiish by a half length Todays victory was the first tluit Vox 1ojiull had scored Jn almost a year ilthougli lie was given a purse at Windsor last fall through disqualificationA a disqualification A livcandahalffurlongs sprint divided Interest Mitli the stake John Griffin II made a runaway affair of this raws and despite the stiff going ran the distance in 107 35 niul it is understood that he will join the ranks of the layers there Al S Valentine who Ijas been rusticating at Miami arrived here this morning but left tonight for the west Florida track He too will TampaThe cut in at Tampa The judges issued a ruling this afternoon which bars valet Ed Smith from the turf The charges against mith were that he approached jockey J Henry with a proposition to pull one of his mounts Incidentally the judges recommended the abolition of all valets and asked that the association appoint n couple of men to look after the riders tack It was also suggested that all but the three placed liorses be weighed in from the paddock in future futureJ J Stockier owner of Siiifran was called up by the judges after the running of the Aragon Stakes and told that Sinfran would be expected to run more consistently In the future

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