Jockey Langan Loses Life: Decision of Closing Race at Gravesend Attended by a Fatality, Daily Racing Form, 1910-06-03


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JOCKEY LANGAN LOSES LIFE DECISION OF CLOSING RACE AT GRAVESEND ATTENDED BY A FATALITY. Three Horses Fall and Jockey Butwell Is Also Among Sufttrers. While Jockey Davis Escapes Unhmt — Naushon Wins the Expectation. New- York. June 2.— Racing at Jravesend today unan mailed hv ;i fatal accident ill the hist race of tin- .Lin. win 11 the apprentice jockey. 1". Langan. who h:ul the minim imi Stalwart Lail. from the Oneck Stable, Ns.iv killed. The Held comprised thirteen luuiilen tw.i vcgr-olds. anil three horses fell. Warwick. liihi.Mi I n Rutwoll. wan first to m down. Muff, rill. leu hv S. Davis, ami Stalwart I-ad. Langan up. Ml over him. Davis escaped unhurt, Butwell re-ii i.iil some ] :t in In injuries, while little Langan nn.-is fatally hurt and never regained consciousness, l.niigah was in the employ "f Richard F. Carman, ami was a rider of decided liniiuise. He NNas a naiive .. N.NN York and rode during the winter luoiiihs ai Jaehaouvilbi. where he had most of his education in the saddle. I i.e Lxpcctaiiou wa- tin- stake of tin- day and Richard i. Wilson. Jr."* Naushon redeemed his renin i.h.i showing hv easilv defeating August Bcl-ni..ufs Babbler and the Newenstle StiUilcs Zeus. ll.- was the favorite in th-- betting and was ridden wilh good judgment hv faefcej Butwell. In the race for hunters. Jiu Jitsu was much ihe bc*d and was under restraint all the way |o will pulled doithle 1 I Cuimvi-r. Well handled hy Mr. Roll. Wise Mason look the measure of J corgi- ifcloms Ronnie Kelso in the mile and an eighth dash for selling idaters and the oiilshn-rs of the day lo score were liaulicld which heal a smart lot of -|uintcrs in Ihe hist, and MM of Ophir. winner of the race for maidens, in which the fatal accident avecurred. It was rather an off-day as far as features were miiceriied. hut the erowd was large, though the weather was unpleasantly cool. William Walker loaded his imrses after the last Hi.. ;uid shi|i]Mil them to Montreal, where they will In- raced. But a ell. in his fall, had an ear almost turn off n I ru a horse iei.|ied n him. and had a narrow escape from having his head crushed. Dirvis was liw hurt for the reason that Muff was the laat MM 1.. fall. Rumor has it that Shecpshead Ray may wW open its narea if Qaatiiui Hughes signs the antiraiiiig hills in lluir present drastic form.

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