No Extension Of Tampa Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-23


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NO EXTENSION OF TAMPA MEETING Tampa Fla February 22 Tampas Panama Canal celebration festivities divided attention with racing this afternoon this being the big day in connection with the celebration Parades civic and lilltary held the attention of the visitors during the itorulng hours anil in deference to the wishes of the celebration committee racing was postponed for an hour later thai ithe usual starting time It worked advantageously for the track as it enabled many to witness the parades ami then journey to the course Tlie one drawback to mar tlie enjoyment of the big throng of spectators was the inadequate transportation facilities The car service was abomi jiable and was res onsible for the turning back of thousands of IKTSOIIS who otherwise would have swelled the large concourse at the track The return trip to the city was even more exasperating and it was well along into evening liefore the last of the racing patrons were transported to the city cityIdeal Ideal racing conditions again governed and tlie rac ¬ ing was spirited and keenly enjoyed Some of the contests were on the close order and aroused consider ¬ able enthusiasm Tlie George Washington Handiap went to Kercheval which ran close up with his ligntlyweiglited adversaries during the early stages and drew away In the stretch to win us his rider pleased from Paradise Queen QueenIt It I Williams La Gloria scored her second vic ¬ tory of the week here but it required all of Fains riding skill to bring her home a short margin in ad ¬ vance of Occidental Fain also contributed to Sir Asbtons success iu the fourth race as Pio Pico was jiressing him closely during the entire stretch drive iulu and Murphy again hooked up in the closing lash unud Lois Cavanagh under the Carman riders handling was the winner winnerThe The big upset of rthe afternoon came with the running of the third race in which Goldsmith and Clysinic were Itoth Inateu by Caroudolet Tlie opener went to ISarney ichreibers Bannadc BannadcThe The judges announced today the reinstatement of jockey Ixivell whom they suspended for a sus tplciotis ride on Escutcheon EscutcheonWhile While no otlicial announcement has as yet been juade it has been definitely decided that the meet ¬ ing hero will not be extended beyond the 100 days originally scheduled which will bring the closing on March 21

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