Storm Strikes Fort Erie: Races Run Over Wet Track With Few But Regulars In Attendance.; Because of Shortening Days Cards Will Hereafter Be Made Up of Six Races--Negotiations in Progress for Sale of Sagar., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-06


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STORM STRIKES FORT ERIE RACES KUN OVEE WET TBACK WITH FEW BUT HEGTJLARS IK ATTENDANCE Because of Shortening Days Cards Will Hereafter Be Made Up of Six Races Negotiations in inProgress Progress for Sale of Sager Buffalo N Y October 5 A severe storm swept I this locality last night and tlic heavy rainfall made tin track at Fort Erie look like a sea of mud and Klnsh It rained steadily and there is little project for clear skies for the next few days at least The unpleasant weather dampened the ardor of local lacing enthusiasts and the crowd that turned out this afternoon was in the main made n of the his following of professionals that are here attending tin meetingThere meeting There were numerous witlidrawals in sonic of the races and small fields went to the post Tin racing was spirited however and keenly contested Sec ¬ retary Magiun has the knack of bringing wellbal ¬ anced lields to the post as results of the first two lays go to show Altamuha Spellbound and Bob Co wen the winning favorites The surprise of the afternoon was furnished by Itaron Ksher in the third race which beat the favor ¬ ite Lexington Lady It was the first race that the A C Henderson stable has won in over a year Karon Esher was well backed by his connections and they profited handsomely by his victory The Hen ¬ derson horses are now being handled by Earl Liu nell and jockey Guy Garner had the mount Altamahas mountAltamahas victory in the opening dash was not the easy thing liis people looked for The Busybody furnished stout opposition and raced in close com ¬ pany with Altamaha most of the trip The latter took a tired swerve to the outside in the stretch and carried The Busybody out vith him but for which the latter might have won Live wonLive Wire won his first race for the Williams stable since his change of ownership at Saratoga siiid victory came only after a desperate stretch drive la which he got up in the final strides to lieat marginThe Rifleman by a short margin The management lias deemed it best to confine tin diily programs for the remainder of the meeting t ix races This move was found necessary i vhietty f tr the reason that the days are getting shorter which brought the runnrrig r the seienth race inCharles close to the ixniit where darkness set in Charles Boyle of Woodstock Out is negotiating with Barney Sdireiber for the threeyearold Sager The daysThomas deal will probably be closed in a few days Thomas Henley will leave Saturday night for Saratoga to arrange for the shipment of the Wilson horses that will be raced at Pimlico The division of the stable that is here will be shipped to lialtimorc Friday night nightRash Rash was scratched from the opening race by the officials for the reason that it was lound that lie wanIneligible to start because he had won three races 4 W Schorr has lodged a protest with the judges against the twoyearold Jim L being per ¬ mitted to start in the1 Iroquois Hotel Handicap to ¬ morrow ilr Schorr claimed the colt out of a felling nice last summer and but recently returned the colt to his former owner When the transfer waK made Mr Schorr claimed that the colts stake vngagements did not go with him hence his pro ¬ test testII II D Williams and S A Clopton have arranged to flilli their stables from here to Jacksonville next w ek A majority of the other owners will go to riuilico

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