Butwell in Good Form: Jockey Pilots Three Winners at Norfolk-Track Slightly by Rain, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-29


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BUTWELL IN GOOD FORM. Jockey Pilots Three Winners at Norfolk Track Slightly Affected by Rain. Norfolk, Va., November 2S. The program offered by the Jamestown Jockey Club this afternoon was made up of a series of selling races, including two handicaps, one a dash of six furlongs and the other of one mile. Mediocre fields went to the iost in all of the races, but some of them furnished interesting contests, the finish in three of the six finding the winners under hard drives to win by small margins. The halter men were again active, two of the winners being bid up. Golliwogg was advanced 00 over his entered price by J. M. Cooinjr, while Royal Meteor was bid up a like amount by J. W. Iledrick. In Iwth instances the winners were retained by their owners. Disagreeable weather conditions kept some of the regulars at home and the attendance was not up to the standard of the previous days of the meeting. A light drizzle that fell all morning made the track dead. The footing suited some of the horses that do not fancy a hard track and this was probably responsible for the victory of Duquesne in the mile handicap. Duquesne was ridden by McCahey and. outrunning his opposition to the first turn, made all of his own pace and beat Spellliomid a neck. Butwell piloted three winners Mordecai, Royal Meteor and Jaliot. This jockey has signed to ride for Ral Parr again next season. Frederick Johnson and James ISutlor were both anxious to sign But-well, but the good trials shown by tlie yearlings under charge of trainer William Garth influenced Dutwell to sign up with the stable the Virginian is handling. The big horse special that left here last night was reported to have arrived in Charleston this morning. Three more special trains will leave Norfolk for Charleston tomorrow. There will be in all thirty car loads. Jockey Ambrose, who was injured while riding a motorcycle yesterday, is still in a bad way at the Sarah Lee Hospital. The lad lias not yet regained consciousness. Jockey Sumter, who had the mount on Mary Warren in the second race, was crowded against the inner rail and had a leg bruised. Tho lad was forced to cancel his other engagements for the afternoon. J. W. Pangle has arranged to take jockey Watkins to Charleston and look after his engagements. John P. Mayberrys two-year-old. Ray o Light, will, leave for Charleston in James Arthurs car. Mayberry himself Is confined in his room at one of the locai hotels suffering from tonsilltis. .Toseoh McLennan left, for Clutrjestoji tojrjsh.t.Pad-t dock Judge Harry" White "will leave tomorrow. He is here looking after the big shipments being made to Palmetto Park. Capt. II. II. Emmons, owner of Rudolfo, was a visitor at the track this afternoon. Mr. Emmons is wintering part of his stable at Douglas Park, Louisville. He will race only two of his horses at Charleston. J. T. Muir sold Whisper Belle to E. Utterback. Hugh Penny has decided to fire the two-year-old Perth Rock and rest him here. The colt is troubled with bad ankles. W. J. Melllmnrray. Canadian turfman, has purchased Jonquil from E. J. McGraw.

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