Alan Finishes Are Close., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-21


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ALAN FINISHES ARE CLOSE Spokane Wash May 20 The finishes of the flrst three races at Alan today were close In the second and third the finishes were so fine that the pijbllc awaited the dropping of otlicial numbers be ¬ fore thiv could tell the winners Starter Tribe dis ¬ patched his ll lds with alertness sending the first three away so quickly that less than a minutes time was consumed at the poat poatVaVa VaVa the favorite of the halfmile dash for twoyearolds was sold onehalf hour before the race by Ilinry McDanlel to R Ripley for a private con ¬ sideration She ran disappointingly and tried to iKtlt to the outside in the last quarter of the run ¬ ning The winner turned up in Rimlfax with Old Gotch backed for a gcrtid thing in second place placeFavorites Favorites fare l badly during the afternoon afternoonRustv Rustv Coat a sprinter belonging to the Wheat Citv Stable whose racing has been confined prin ¬ cipally to the Canadian Northwestern tracks stir prised the talent by defeating a fair band of sprint ¬ ers It was her first start at the meeting and the odds of 25 to 1 were the longest quoted against a winner since the resumption of bookmaking bookmakingC C W Kennon which was claimed by G W Robison In his last start was resold to his former pWjjuf W A McKUwey for tin advance t 100

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