Moncrief Entertains Its Biggest Crowd.: Fully 8,000 Persons Enjoy Holiday Racing--Thoroughbred Wins Novelty Race., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-27


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MONCRIEF ENTERTAINS ITS BIGGEST CROWD Fully 8000 Persons Enjoy Holiday Racing Thor ¬ oughbred Wins Novelty Race Jacksonville Fla December 2C The largest crowd that ever witnessed a days racing at Mon crief Park was present this afternoon Fully 8000 l ersons attended and standing room in the big grand ¬ stand was at a premium Besides a card of six events there was provided as a special attraction a arvelty race in which the contestants were a man rvelty mule a thoroughbred and an automobile It was a handicap affair the man running 030 yards the mulefour and a half furlongs the thoroughbred six furlongs and the automobile one mile and an eighth The thoroughbred proved the winner galloping home in front by a long margin while the mule beat the man about ten yards The horse ran the three quarters iu 1101 the mule the four and a half fur ¬ longs in 121 and the man the 550 yards in 127 127Evenly Evenly matched fields went to the post iu the six races and in five of them stirring finishes resulted Three of the winners were first home by the shortest of margins while two others won by a half length Jockey Bell piloted two winners and two favorites won the successful choices being Bob K and Min dinette dinetteW W G KingDodds arrived from Pensacola this morning with his horses horsesJockey Jockey T Kocrner is expected to arrive from Louisville tomorrow tomorrowJohn John Reardon was excused from starting in the mile and a sixteenth handicap The colt sprained a foot in his last race and will he lajd up for a few weeks weeksR R J Aiken of Philadelphia owner of Sebastian arrived this morning morningJames James OBrien a stable hand employed by Clarence II Davis was shot and killed last night at Moncricf Park by H M Donnlison a watchman employed by the association OBrien and Donnlisou became in ¬ volved in an argument while eating in one of the track kitchens run by J Muudy and at the con ¬ clusion of the meal the pair began fighting and Donnlison shot OBrien just below the heart The latter died shortly after being conveyed to the De Sotc Hospital Donnlison was arrested by Sheriff Bowden and lodged in the county jail OBrien came from Baltimore and during the recent Pimlieo meeting was employed on one of the liadJock gates gatesAt At the conclusion of todays races the following ruling was issued For the best interests of racing trainer Groyer C Baker has been denied all privi ¬ leges including admission to the grounds of the association In addition the further entries of the horses High Range First Peep and Lily Paxton will not be accepted or those btaiiy other horses that ire or may be under the care orsuperintondency of said Baker Tills ruling Is made without prejudice to the acceptance of the entries of these horses by any other association that may want them Iud without1 prejudice to their existing stake engagements at Moncrief Park It is alleged that Baker approached a jockey with a proposition to place a horse hence the ruling rulingJohn John Huffman is here with a band of five maidens four of which have never been to the post Two are threeyearolds one a fouryearold another a two yearold and one a yearling Mr Huffman gathered this bunch in Missouri and a couple are said to have worked fast The lot is made up of the fol ¬ lowing lowingAdcle Adcle R eh f 4 by Whaterlou Josephine K KElizabeth Elizabeth O tor f 3 by Hobart Duella DuellaLavena Lavena II ch f I by Benares Xallssa XallssaPaul Paul Cables ch c 2 1 y Benares Myra G Brown BrownVivian Vivian R ch f 3 by Hobart Xalissa XalissaCatesby Catesby Woodford has named the yearling he sent south in charge of Jack McCormick Colonel Hollo way He is a brown colt by Ethelbert Sweet Haw ¬ thorne thorneA A II Oots Co have named the filly bv Bonnie Joe Stella Campbell Little Elf ElfA A new rule has been ix sted by the directors which gives the judges permission to change riders on a horse if things in the ring do not look just right rightHarry Harry White has been forced to locate somVof the late comers from Pensacola outside of the Mon ¬ crief enclosure There are about 830 horses here just now l ut Assistant Racing Secretary McLen ¬ nan finds it somewhat hard to induce owners to enter freely Most of the good horses have been rested since their arrival here and are not ready Only about 250 have started startedSir Sir John Johnson the best horse in the Bcver wyck Stable string is being galloped This great racer had the firing ankles applied to his forelegs last fall and Woodford will not hurry him He has planned to get the horse ready for racing during the latter part of the Moncricf meeting He has been entered in a couple of the stakes that will be run in March and If he trains well he will fill these engagements engagementsTrainer Trainer Ham of the GerstHolle stable has Idle weiss in his charge once more This horse was claimed from him by Gny Gray and then A G Wes lon took him from the Gray stable l y the same process Finally trainer Hollo repurchased the colt from Mr Weston WestonNames Names have been bestowed on the yearlings of Chinn Fryc as follows followsColonel Colonel Brown ch c by Etlielljcrt The Crawfish CrawfishColonel Colonel Cook ch c by Previous Lydia 11 11Gus Gus Hartridge ch g 1 y Ort Wells Revolt RevoltJoe Joe Knight b c J y Ben Strome Fair Empress Naughty EmpressNaughty Rose b f by Ort Wells Mary Glenn GlennRose Rose of Jedah b f by Cesarlon Marcle MarcleSenator Senator Sparks b c by Previous Veracious VeraciousTranquility Tranquility HalcyonW b f by Ort Wells Halcyon W H Ford b c 0 y Cesarlon JCIght Gown GownJoe Joe Knight is credited with having worked fastest of the lot lotRecent Recent workouts at Moncrief MoncriefAutenor Autenor Seveneighths in 139 139Arondack Arondack Half mile in 52 52Bad Bad News II Mile in 155 155Belle Belle Mawr Half mile in 52 Besom Threequarters in 122 122Billy Billy Bodemer Half mile in 11 Itonnle Sheffield Threequarters iu 121 121Brevite Brevite Half mile in 52 52Castlewood Castlewood Half mile In 55 55Christina Christina Half mile in 51 51Clarksburg Clarksburg Half mile in 52 52Creole Creole Fiveeighths in 1035 1035Dixie Dixie Blue Fiveeighths in 105 105Kl Kl Oro Half mile in 5O 5OElla Ella Bryson Half mile in 51 51Fabersham Fabersham Threequarters in 118 118Firewood Firewood Half mile in 54 54Fond Fond Heart Threequarters in 125 125Foreguard Foreguard Half mile in 50 50French French Girl Half mile in 51 51Friend Friend Harry Half mile in 57 57Fnlford Fnlford Threequarters in 120 120General General MacGregor Seveneighths in 135 135Gold Gold Cap Fiveeighths in 105 105Golden Golden Mile in 140 140Grandissimo Grandissimo Threeeighths in 38 38Henry Henry Hutchison Threequarters in 119 119Herbert Herbert Turner Threequarters in 120 120Indora Indora Half mile in 51 51Jacobite Jacobite Half mile in 52 52Judge Judge Walton Mile in 14 14King King Cobalt Threequarters in 12 Kings Daughter Half mile in 54 54Lad Lad Ormicaut Fiveeighths in 104 104Icsh Icsh Fiveeighths in 107 Louise Welles Threequarters in 120 120Lydia Lydia Lee Half mile in 50 i MarieHyde Hair mile in 55 Molly Ho Half mile iu 52 Moltke Half mile in CM Morpeth Threequarters in 121 Narnoc J V Jr Half mile in 50 Oakhurst Half mile in 52 Pedigree Fiveeighths in 1OS Radium Star Threequarters ia 1172 Hilxtiiml Seveneighths in 130 Red Doe Threeeighths iu w8 Rosewortli Seveneighths in 132 Royal Lodge Fiveeighths in 10 Shawnee Half mile in fi2 St Joseph Half mile In 54 Star Charter FireeisUUjs ia 106

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