Fort Johnson Wins Another Handicap.: Star of Mackenzie String in Fine Fettle at Oakland--Rosslare Scores by Narrow Margin., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-20


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FORT OOHNSON WINS ANOTHER HANDICAP HANDICAPStar Star of Mackenzie String in Fine Fettle at Oakland Rosslare Scoies by Narrow Margin San Francisco Cal February 19 Fort Johnson the best racer in the Mackenziestable again showed that he is one of tho best horses on the coast by gaining an easy victory in the Stockton Handicap at Oakland today He ruled favorite with Orbicular starting here for the first time a wellbacked second choice Bubbling Water and Jeanette M set the pace while Tsplin rated Fort Johnson When called upon tlie Mackenzie horse responded In gamestyle and won from Silver Knight which appeared to sulk in the early stages of the race Old Mexico ran well and finished third Fine weather prevailed but the track was somewhat heavy heavyStarter Starter Dwyer was able to be on hand and sent the fields away in good shape Favorites and well backed horses were successful successfulOne One of the closest finishes of the season came in the last race when IJosslare Iley Hindoo and Gal vesca passed the judges noses apart Kcderis on Galvesca was slow to get his mount going and was suspended for two days by starter Dwyer Judge DwyerJudge Quinn one of the candidates for the Cali ¬ fornia Derby was favorite in the fifth race and al ¬ though outrun in the early stages closed fast and won from Baleigh BaleighJockey Jockey Taplin piloted three winners Manager winnersManager George Berry of A B Spreckcls Napa Stock Farm was greatly pleased when Itinda sister of Dr Leggo won on the occasion of bcr initial start a few days ago Puryear I had been a failure when he was sold some years ago for 100 Then Sevens dropped a colt b him that proved a wonder It was Dr Leggo winner of the Burns Handicap among whose feats the winning of two Derbvs and two other races within ten days is notable An effort was made to repurchase Puryear D but the owner wanted 101100 for him Manager Berry waited five years and finally bought him for 1500 The first of his second crop of colts are now at Oakland track Throe have started and all three Itinda winnersDr Aldrian and Korniak are winners Dr E L Forester of Fresno has shipped Sir Ireniis a twoyearold by Kismet out of Bonita A to Oakland for racing racingJockey Jockey Taplin will ride Turret in the California ilerby Tuesday and G Archibald probablv will ride Judge Oiiinn

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