Scallywag Wins Seneca Stakes.: Maltbie Only Winning Favorite at Saratoga--Scandal Brewing Over Attempt to Bribe Jockey., Daily Racing Form, 1913-08-08


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SCALLYWAG WINS SENECA STAKES Maltbie Only Winning Favorite at Saratoga Scandal Brewing Over Attempt to Bribe Jockey Saratoga N Y August 7 The public had a hard road to travel this afternoon as upsets were numer ¬ ous and when results were all in It was seen that Maltbie the winner of the steeplechase was the only favorite that won While the other favorites and most of the second choices went down to defeat several wellbacked horses rewarded their supporters Fields of good size with wellmatched horses went to the post and some good sport re ¬ sulted sultedThe The stake attraction of the day was the Seneca a selling affair for threeyearolds and Scallywag owned by Henry J Morris won a lucky race Pal ¬ anquin was much the best He not only received the worst of the start but was also interfered with during the running of the race In addition many entertained the idea that he had lasted long enough to get the verdict by a head after getting to the front in the final sixteenth James Fitzsimtnons who trains Scallywag followed up that horses victory by winning the next race with his own horse Via Octavia which led all the way in the fourth race and won easily It was Via Octavias first start since Decoration Day of last year when he ran in a race at Latonia LatoniaThe The tabled history of the Seneca Stakes Is given Val Time 1810 113 A 1002 Delagoa 108 Shaw 2010 113 110 Castalian 105 T Burns 2280 117 Ji 1104 Divination 104 J Martin 2255 113 1131W03 1W03 Incantation 104 T Burns 1S30 114 1000 Ben Ban 104 W Knapp lSOO l153i 1007 J C Core 100 W Miller 1805 114 1008 Woodcraft 04 Sweet 355 112 1000 May Uiver 103 Creevy 075 113 1131010Mexoana 1010Mexoana 00 G VBoteti 1105 113 1013 Scallywag 101 McCahey 075 113 113Follie Follie Levy finished first but was disqualified for foul No racing in 1011 and 1012 1012The The stewards are now conducting an investigation into a matter which may result in some scandal and the ruling off of several persons one of whom is a wellknown commissioner As the story goes it seems that during the meeting at Belmont Park jcckey Johnny Wilson while riding Delft for J Talbott the first time she was raced in that own ¬ ers colors was approached aiid offered 1000 1o pull the filly Wilson it is alleged took the money but instead of doing as he was supposed to do rode one of the strongest finishes of his career and landed Delft the winner by a short head Shortly after ¬ wards it seemed that those who gave up tlie money wanted it back but Wilson would not return it and so much was said about it in the last few days that it reached the ears of the stewards Wilson was called Iwfore them yesterday and he is said to have admitted having received the money and disclosed the circumstances under which it was given to him Wilson was before the stew ¬ ards again today and jockey Jimmy Held who was quite a good rider in this country a short time ago as well as a man known as Dollar John who are said to have been mixed up iu the case were shown the gate gateA A new rnle has been adopted under which race ¬ goers will have a chance to see horses schooled for jumping races between races during the afternoon The idea Is to have each horse that is to be schooled carry a number and the name of the hbrso will also be announced This will not only give the patrons of the sport a chance to watch the trials but will also permit the men who work on the track to go home earlier each evening eveningThe The judges made a blunder in the first race owing to the similarity of the colors of Edith W and Small They placed Small us the winner Smalls number was not taken down until jockey McCabe brought Edith W back to the stand and entered the ring that is set aside for the winner Then the correction was made

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