Disqualify Two Horses: Stewards at Palmetto Park Revise Placing in Overnight Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1914-02-19


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DISQUALIFY TWO HORSES STEWARDS AT PALMETTO PARK REVISE PLACING IN OVERNIGHT HANDICAP. Backers of Wilhite Criticize Ruling Because in Re-Arrangement of Placing L. H. Adair Is Advanced to Second Place Say He Finished Last. Charleston, S. C. February JS. The running of K.lay s fourth race :it Palmet to Park, a li:iiitu-:i at oik mile anil a sixteenth, was attended bv unusual happenings. In addition to ordering the lirst di -nullification of tiie meeting bv the displacement f the Bcdwcll entry, Lochiel aiid Iardner, which liiiNhcd lir.t and srannl, the stewards advanced L. II Adair, which it was generally conceded bad hii.sb.-d linb, to second idaee and gave tbinl nionev " Wilhite. which was generally ereiied with liii-isning lourlb. Sleetli, which linished tbinl. was t!.4ccd lirst. The disqualification of the Bcdwcll ntr.v came as :i result of crowding on the nrsL "irn where Iardner, handled by the diminutive -I. in.yth, tool; a had swerve and caromed into Kaliuka. -.Using the latter to fall and break a le;r. neces.si-lliiig her destruction. Shorh went iii!o the lead n the lirst turn, but relinquished it to the Bedwell pair during the stretch racing. Sleetb had a luree-i igihs margin over Wilhite at the end and the bitter was about as far in advance of I., n. Adair. .Jockey W. Ward, who bad the mount ou Kaliuka. suilcred a compound fracture of tin eoliar Imhic and was taken to a bosjdtal. Some of those unacquainted with the rules of racing could not under- itind why both of the. I.edwell horses were disclaimed, hut when the matter was explained to tb a they took it in the right spirit. Tne backers i Uilhlie were a chagrined lot. however, and indulged in much criticism of the ollieial action, which u s ascribed to the confusion arising from the im-nsi.il Incident attending the rtmnimr of the race. .Rickey Smyth, who mid the mount on Iardner, u;.s suspended for seven days for rough riding. i .1. Courtney of Charlotte. X. c". arrived this u ...rmiig with the mare .Masks and Faces;. lie inquiry from .Inure-, regarding the lillv Grev ti led to the disclosure here that "shortfv rlbio... le n-e the lirst of this year a couple of Svrinns . siteii .1. I.. Holland" stable and asked for a price -i J ra le Mark. They accepted the terms immediate. v without even looking at the mare. oaid over Vi ..00 in cash and led her away. B. i. Williams, s ispicnus of the manner in which the buvers acted, li.-m dlately acquainted the .Jockev Club steward, 1. .Smith, with the transaction. .Mr. Smith wrote M. .1. Winn at Juarez, stating the facts in the ;:se. No trace of the lilly can be had here, ul- iiugh .several attempts have been math to nave l i agents of the local express companies give some ii.onnation. The bill of sale was made out in the .u.ue of M. J. Snyiage. The ease is looked upon s similar to that of the mare Hose Queen, which Wi s purchased here last winter and which disap-rcred as mysteriously as Trade .Mark seems to , rave. carload of horses. Including those of :. J. Oeonwll raced at Juarez, was shipped from the Mexican track to Charleston this morning. In the , oiisigi.uieut was the useful three-vear-old. Emerald :u. Jockey Kcngh is suffering with an attack of pneumonia and will be out of the saddle for the remainder . of the month. The tiring irons have been applied to Fred Uws ankles and no attempt will lie made to race him again until late in the season in Canada. John Furlong was excused from .starting in the . Rutledge Handicap. He pulled up lame after being - worked this morning, but the injurv is supposed to 1 be ,f a .slight nature. Some good trials were shown at Palmetto Park . mis morning, including the following: Belfast -Three-quarters in 1 :19. J Crave- Half mile in 52. Carlton G. Mile in 1:51. Caugh Hill Three-quarters in 1:21. Charlestonian- -Three-quarters in J:!"-"1,. has. Cannell Three-quarters in 1:20. Color.--Three-quarters in 1:1.!. Dangerous March Three-quarters in 1:111. Fa tb. .in Three-quarters in 1:10. ..tllant Roy Three-quarters in 1:17 . iarl -Three-eighths in ."7. Good Day -Quarter mile iii 24. Grasmere Three-eighths in 37! Grosvenor Half mile in r.0. Incision Five-eighths in 1:0".. Indolence Three-quarters in 1:1!. Korfhage Half mile in 52. Leopold Three-qunrfers in 1:10. Molsant -Three-quarters in 1:17. Old Den -Three-quarters in 1:1!. iroviuce Half mile in 51. Queed Three-quarters in 1:LS. Itlnglhig Three-quarters in 1:1S. Satyr -Three-quarters in 1:21. Sliac-kleton Three-quarters in 1:1S. Skeels -Half mile in 51. Sonny Hoy Three-quarters in 1:17.

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