Moncreifs Banner Crowd: Ladies Day Marked By Largest Attendance Seen On Florida Course.; Ragman Keeps Up His Winning Streak and Scores Fifth Successive Victory, Thanks to Stupid Tactics of Riders of Rival Racers., Daily Racing Form, 1910-03-16


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MONCREIFS BANNER CROWD INDIES DAY MARKED BY LARGEST ATTEND ¬ ANCE SEEN ON FLORIDA COURSE Ragman Keeps TTp His Winning Streak and Scores ScoresFifth Fifth Successive Victory Thanks to Shlpid ShlpidTactics Tactics of Riders of Rival Racers Jacksonville Fla March 15 This was ladies day at Moncroif Park and tlio largest crowd that ever witnessed a horse race in this part of the country was in attendance Even standing room was a I a premium As a special attraction Madam Maranette gave an exhiliition with her society horses and with her wonderful high jumper St Patrick nils feature was given on the track in front of the grandstand between the races The racing itself was keenly contested the fourth being the only race in which there was little spirit to the contest In this race the jockeys riding the other horses permitted Ragman to obtain a long lead during the lirst quarter and they then continued to rate their mounts doubtless with the exj ectation that the pace ¬ maker would conic back to them Kagman however went on by himself and cantered home the winner with a lead of six lengths lengthsJockey Jockey Dave Nieol rode two winners Sylvan Dell and Ierraiid Cecilian The former running in the colors of James Mclaughlin came from behind in the stretch and won going away Kthon awayKthon winner of the fifth race was the medium for heavy backing Ixtth in the local ring and else ¬ where At post time his backers were eagerly ac ¬ cepting the 8 to T that two or three of the ven ¬ turesome layers still kept up Etlion was boosted 00 over his entered price of GOO by K D Williams The horse was protected and bought in by J Hewitt HewittW W D IBaltcock retired from the game as an owner for a few hours today lie disposed of Neth ¬ ermost and Sandy Hill WJack McDonald pf Detroit this morning lint afterwards repurchased Sandy Hill McDonald will purchase several more horses hffore tiie meeting clwuw clwuwJ J Beyer left for New York tonight and the horses owned jty P Ji P Randolph will leave next week weekSeveral Several of the horsemen racing here have an ¬ nounced their Intention of shipping to Jamestown within n few days Just now it looks as if the Jamestown delegation will IK made up of P M llurcli David Diinlop part of James McLaughlins strljig Frank Iightfoot P J Miles I M Walker IV S I Randolph and J M Goode There are sitnie others who have not as yet fully made up their minds but it looks as if ten or twelve carloads will make up the shipment shipmentFrank Frank Iightfoot is going to Jamestown with the idea of getting his good jumper Dr Pillow into condition for the Pimlico meeting This horse has been entered in all of the big jumping stakes to be mil In the east during the coining season and his trainer looks for him to be one of the cracks of the year over the sticks

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