Poor Riding At Jamestown: Unskillful Jockeyship Plays Part In Failure Of The Favorites.; Field Mouse, at Prohibitive Odds, the Only Public Choice to Score--Patronage Continues Good at Virginia Track., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-03


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POOR RIDING AT JAMESTOWN UNSKILLFUL JOCKEYSHIP PLATS PAXT IN FAILURE OF THE FAVORITES Field Mouse at Prohibitive Odds the Only Public PublicChoice Choice to Score Patronage Continues ContinuesGood Good at Virginia Track Norfolk Va Novemler Keen contests were the order at the Jamestown Jockey Clubs course this afternoon A majority of the raws produced interesting contests with close nnlshes The sole MKyessfnl choice was August Belmonts Field Mouse which won the feature race in easy fashion after Ixing eased up all through the homestretch Had riding was responsible for the failure of some of the olioiees in the third race Gordons efforts on Mon ireif wore lamentably weak while Dunns handling tit Spes Nostra was also a poor exhibition of jockey ship Spes Nostra was an evenmoney favorite for in fifth race which was at one mile and just as ihe barrier was sprung Spes Nostra reared and was left standing at the post Dunn in his anxiety to get up rushed the filly after her company and when tin lialfmil post was reached j he showed in front The vflort iroved too mucli for the twoyearold however and In the homestretch she tired leaving Ilress 1arade II to draw away into an easy lead at the end After the race starter Dade suspended Dunn for iuconntetency but it really looked as if tne lad was not at fault for the poor start Carter Hall the contract employer of jockey Dunn and starlet Dade had some words over the matter and the stewards will probably take action on the case to ¬ morrow On the strength of a rumor that Dress Parade II had run away in his preliminary the hackers of the colt were enabled to secure a liberal price priceGordons Gordons exhibition on Moncreif in the third race was dechledlv amateurish He messed the colt liout in thevarly stages and entering tfaehome slrctrti where Moncreif moved up Gordon foolishly went to his whip with the result that the colt went will and Itegau to lag When Gordon put his whip iirmji jnd began liacdrirting Moucrelf responded with good courage and he just failed to get up being licueii a henil by Cherokee Hose James Rowe who arrived from New York this morning acted as one of the stewards during the mining of the first race Mr Rowe is pleased witb ihe hiurroundings here and informed the management that he wished stalls reserved for him next spring It is Mr Howes Intention to ship his horses here and prepare them for next seasons campaigning campaigningHint Hint De Witt arrived from Baltimore this morning with his stable Everett and Sandrian are among ihe number W Keating also got in with his stable Other arrivals were Frank Gardner John Kelly with Itcauclere and J King KingThe The attendance tliis afternoon was again large uid the management feels much pleased with the outlook for a successful meeting Tvo ladies days will M given one for next week and another during Ihe week following

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