Disqualifications In English Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-15


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DISQUALIFICATIONS IN ENGLISH STAKES STAKESThe The disqualification of Cutbbert after he had fin ¬ ished first in the Lincolnshire Handicap quite natur ¬ ally led to nnich discussion but his fouling of Br rijldon was quite evident tho two horses being out by themselves well in advance of the others On one of the widest tracks in England Cuthbert edged ovor to Berrilldon and finally bumped him severely thru was first by a head in a desperate finish witli Her rilldous jockey so hampered and pinned in that lie could not use his whip The disqualification was plainly earned One consequence was that Herri II dons owner A K Barton offered Cuthberts owner W Hall Walker a match at the same distance and weights with the same jockeys to ride for 5000 a side Discussing this affair London Sporting Lifo rfaid of other similar cases of note noteDisqualifications Disqualifications in the big races in England are of very rare occurrence and tho result of the Lin ¬ colnshire Handicap yesterday adds another record to its interesting history as it is the first time such an event has occurred in tho big Carholme race In ¬ deed tho chief handicaps on which anteK st betting takes place arc singularly free from complaints of any descriptionOf description Of recent years however other big races have not been so fortunate In 1907 the Ascot iold Cu gave rise to a singular objection which ended in a disqualification Eider a French horse owned bv the Ducde Grammont ran a deadheat with Cof Kirkwoods The White Knight and on returning to scale W Ilalsey the latters Jockey and who is now established as a trainer at Newmarket lodged an objection to Eider on the grounds of boring and humping and further that Stern the rider caught hold of Halseys leg and tried to push him off The stewards went into the matter at once and after due deliberation decided that the complaint of bor ¬ ing and bumping was justified and disqualified Eider awarding the race to The White Knight ihey however acquitted Stern of tho charge of catching hold of Halseys leg This was altogether a most sensational Ascot Gold Cup for it will be recalled that the trophy itself was stolen from the grandstand where it was on view on tho Tuesday prior to the race raceAnother Another peculiar objection which ended disas ¬ trously to the winner occurred In the Newmarket Stakes in 1002 In this race Ard Patrick ridden by M Cannon finished a head in front of Fowling piece ridden by C Jenkins The latter lodged an objection immediately on the ground of bumping and further that the jockey put his whip in front of the noso of Fowlingpiece Tim stewards here after hearing evidence upheld tho objection for bumping and disnuelified Ard Patrick but ex ¬ onerated M Caunon from any intentional misuse of his whip whipReturning Returning to the Lincolnshire Handicap the ob ¬ jection yesterday was not the first that had been lodged to a winner of the race although tho previ ¬ ous one was not in connection with any happening during tho runniii In 1895 when Euclid won an objection was lodged against him on tho ground that be was not tho property of Mr C Duncan in whoso name ho ran and rumors current at tho time connected several disqualified persons with him as part owners The stewards went verv thor ¬ oughly into the matter and overruled the objection They moreover expressed their obligation to Mr Duncan for having voluntarily produced perfectlv conclusive evidence of his sole ownership of tho horse

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