Norfolk Racing Prospers: Liberal Patronage Being Accorded The Jamestown Jockey Clubs Meeting.; J. O. Talbott Scores a Double with Wooden Shoes and Republican--Palanquin Makes Auspicious Debut as Three-Year-Old., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-03


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NORFOLK RACING PROSPERS LIBERAL PATRONAGE BEING ACCORDED THE JAMESTOWN JOCKEY CLUBS MEETING J O Talbott Scores a Double with Wooden Shoea Shoeaand and Republican Palanquin Makes Auspicious AuspiciousDebut Debut as ThreeYearOld Norfolk Va April 2 The stable of J O Tal ¬ bott a wellknown western horseman took two oC the purses here this afternoon Wooden Shoes showed a smart performance in the twovoar d dash while Republican won the feature race a mile handicap in which he picked up top weight and won in rather handy fashion from Volthorpo There was a well circulated tip on The Hump for this race and the heavy support accorded him re duced his price from 5 to 2 to to 5 The Hump flattered his backers by running prominently for half a mile Then Hepublican moved up with a rnnii on the outside and drew away into a commanding lead leadThe The attendance was again large and speculation brisk The Jamestown Jockey Club lias by good management built up the sport until Norfolk is now one of the important racing points of the eastern circuit Conditions this afternoon were couducivw to good racing the track being in splendid shape and the sportSeveral weather inviting for outdoor sport Several of the finislies found the winners under straining drives and in the last two races noses and necks separated the lirst two Palanquin making his lirst appearance of the sciunm in the third race simply played with his opposition This colt has come out of winter quarters in splendid condition and Is pronounced by horsemen to be tho bestlook ¬ ing racer on the grounds Troxlcr had him under n stout pull at the finish in todays race and he could have won by half a dozen lengths had his rider so wished wishedThe The starting was again good and the new Miller gate is giving great satisfaction It is a simple contrivance and can be placed in position in a couple of minutes Mr Miller has already furnished gates for August Bolmont Thomas Fortune Uyaii Mrs L A Livingston and James Howe HoweJCho JCho horsemen racing here have been not tiled by the Havre de Grace management not to ship to the Maryland track until after April 10 Julo Garson was an arrival from Havre do Grace this morning with his horses ami Wiv ll Vtcy came from La tonia with his stable Al Hohrback who promoted Hie Coiinailght Park Jockey Club at Ottawa was an arrival this morn ¬ ing He will remain over until Friday Mr Rohr back says that everything is in readiness for the ojHiiing of the Ottawa track and that local enthu ¬ siasm over tlie coming spring mooting at tho now course is keen Allie Louden racing secretary of the club is also here in the interest of the stakes to be run at Ottawa OttawaWooden Wooden Shoes was the only winner that was bid up tills afternoon After her victory in the opening dash Larry Carey presumably acting for Frank J Nolan ran Wooden Shoes up to 1205 an advanco of 00 over her entered price James Johnston pro ¬ tected the filly and retained her for his employer

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