Coup Goes Wrong At Tampa., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-19


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COUP GOES WRONG AT TAMPA Tampa Fla February IS Todays racing suffered on account of unfavorable weather and there was a reduced attendance The sport was routine and devoid of much interest It was a typical oftday all around Favorites were again beaten in most of the races the exceptions being Tamar and La Gloria Tlie latter escaped defeat bv a narrow margin The Carman jockey Fain signalized his debut here by piloting Blanche King his lirst mount to victory Iu the fifth nice a letting coup was at ¬ tempted on The Clown and he was backed from 15 to 1 to 2 to 1 On recent Hliowings such support was unwarranted He fell shortly after rounding th first turn chiefly because jockey Nicolai wa unable to hold him together when he stumbled The rider escaped unhurt unhurtBalcshcil Balcshcil came trit of retirement and in a hard drive beat Niantic Raleslieds victory cost the hooks heavily Tamar spreadeagled her opposition in the closing dash dashF F P Wilson owner of Rebel Queen and other Iwrss died last night ill a local hospital after a lingering illness Ills liome was in iLntonia Ky where his body will be shipped tomorrow for in ¬ terment termentAdvices Advices from Jacksonville are that D Hammond has not been olliciallv granted a trainers license His horses will In trained by C Patterson while here herePete Pete Willians secured an option from W A Kirwau on the horses Colonel Ashmeade and Bannock Bob for 2000 today The horses will probably be transferred tomorrow tomorrowJockey Jockey T Koerner was suspended for six days for disobedience at tie post postSince Since the betting end was taken in charge by Eugene Austin acting for Tom Shaw speculation has increased 50 per cent Prices at times have ruled short as they invariably do in a syndicate ring but anyone desirous of placing a commission big or little has been able to get it on at the ruling price There have been no refusals no matter what the amount intended to l e bet and no stampedes have followed the placing of a big commission Since the Shaw forces have invaded this section they have not stored up much as tint public has been successful in landing on the winners The betting however lias not been confined to one or two horses in each nice and that has helped the layers considerably to offset losses on the winners At present the ring is about even counting operating expenses

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