Is Much Improved Racer: Alfred The Great Scores Third Straight Victory At Moncrief.; Recent Acquisition of R. D. Williams Proving Profitable Investment--Favorites Take Four of the Six Jacksonville Purses., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-07


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IS MUCH IMPROVED RACER ALFRED THE GREAT SCORES THIRD STRAIGHT VICTORY AT MONCRIEF Recent Acquisition of R D Williams Proving Profit ¬ able Investment Favorites Take Four of the Six Jacksonville Purses Jacksonville Fla December Alfred tbe Great tho Cesarion threeyearold that K 1 Williams pur ¬ chased William Shields a few days ago scored liis third successive victory at the meeting when lii shouldered top weight and won the fifth race il Moiicrief Park this afternoon in close to record lime for the course the MX and a half furlongs being rim In 1214 He was ridden by Troxler carried IM pounds and won easily bj a couple of lengths Four of Hie six winners were favorites in the betting tv t nf them being at oddson Christina and Koss liiip i won their races by necks while half a length separated Friend Harry and Captain Sivansoii from tin seond horses in their respective races racesTli Tli ore were many new arrivals this afternoon and the attendance was probably larger than on any day since the opening Quite a delegation came from Now York among them Tom Shaw Tack Crocker John Pmvrs Ed K Thornton and T H Kennedy Kennedyi i W Srhorr wired bis son that he would be ler r imt day matt week and George II Whitney has reserved six stalls for some yearlings that lie will hhip here from Ixxington after the holidays Thy stables of James Oass iud A I Coulter arrived frttin lensa oln In the latters string is the useful lilaler Queen Load LoadJockeys Jockeys Musgrave and Troxler were each suspended for liiret days bv tin starter for disobedience at the iwst in the fiflh race raceTom Tom Shaw will probably join the ranks of tlie layers operating here at the next cutin cutinW W I Biirch received a cablegram from his son Preslou this morning conveying the information that the fouryearold Merry Knight uad beaten eleven barters in a hurdle race run in France yesterday The lder ISureh also sejit a winner to tin post this iiflornuon in Ilosshamjiton a colt that lie is training ir Samuel Ross This is the fourth race tliat Mr llmvh has won at the meeting

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