First Derby Of The Year 1910, Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-20


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FIRST DERBY OF THE YEAR ISIO On Tuesday next at Oakland track the California Derby the first contest of that description during the current year will be decided The following Sunday wiil bring the decision of the Juarez Derby as the feature of the closing day of this seasons successful Inauguration of racing in Mexico at the splendid plant of the Jockey Club J uirez just across the international boundary at El Paso Texas April 2 has been selected for the runni g of the Derby at Jacksonville the other winter track which has scheduled an event of this kind In cont ast to last year when it held first place among the winter Derbys and was second in importance and value inly to the Brooklyn Derby among American contests of like condition tlie California Dfrby will this seaso i be tho least valuable of important American Derbys This is because of the in ¬ auspicious conditions mdiT which racing is being conducted 01 the coast the present winter as the result nf hostile legislation iiactcd in California a year ago and from which relief is hoped for when the Cali ¬ fornia legislature ree ivcnes next January Notwithstanding that the California Derby of 110 will not be much more valuable than an overnight race its probable outcome has aroused keen interest on the coast Among its twentysix eligiblcs are some likely threeyearolds and an interesting contest is in prospect B L Marks Turret whose success in the Derby Trial of Fliday last at Oakland confirmed the esteem in vhicli he had previously been held will unquestionably be a strong favorite with California racegoers The California Derbv was taken over by the New California Jockey Club when it pu rights of rival organizations and Its history since its institution in 1S97 is as follows Year First Jockeys Wt Second Wt Third Wt Val Timo 1897 Scarborough Coady122 Scarf Pin 117 Altamax 122 3885 21U 1S9S Traverser Clay ton 122 Borgia 112 Uecreation 117 3875 208 1899 Corsini Plggott122 Gauntlet 122 Olinthus 122 3875 208j 1900 Discontinued 1901 Joe Frey VTsioaui22 Brutal 119 Canmore 122 5053 207 1902 Sombrero OConnotv122 Corrigan 122 Waterscratch 114 2310 210 1903 Claude J Daly 117 Gold Van 122 Epicure 117 2r 90 200 1904 Bombardier See 114 Judge 117 Formaster 117 2755 210 1905 Dr Leggo S Bomier127 Ara 117 A Muskoday 117 3410 2114 1900 Good Luck W Davis 117 Nealon 117 Hammeraway 117 3405 210 1907 Temaeeo F Graham 117 Vox Popnli 117 Ocean Shore 114 8125 210 190S Meelick E Dugaul22 Stanley Fay 117 Early Tide 127 1909 High Private J Lee 119 Joe Gladden 122 Tom Hay ward 114 5400 213

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