No Trouble at Tulsa: First Day of Oklahoma Meeting Goes Along without Marring Incidents, Daily Racing Form, 1914-04-14


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j I ! t J ■ I : I ; NO TROUBLE AT TULSA FIRST DAY OF OKLAHOMA MEETING GOES ALONG WITHOUT MARRING INCIDENTS, Governors Representative Fails to Carry Out Threat of Stopping the Meeting if Betting Is Indulged In. Tulsa, okla.. April 18. — No untoward iucideut marred the opening of the Tulsa Jockey Clubs spring meeting today. It had been expected that Adjutaut-General Canton, who is here as the special representative of Governor Lee Cruce, might make some move to carry into effect the governors threat to call out the militia if necessary to prevent betting iu connection with the racing. Betting there was and in plenty, but uo move was made either against the bookmakers or the management of the track. A large crowd was in attendance and the four bookmakers that laid odds were kept busy through out the afternoon. Jockey Gargau carried off the riding honors by hnisuing first with Charley Brown and Shorty Nortbcut iu the opening and closiug races. The track was heavy aud especially so along the rail. Mandadero. » contender iu the fourth race, appeared to suffer the most from this, as he was inclined to hear iu and the boy seemed unable to take him out where the- better going prevailed. T. McCullough was granted a jockeys license today by the Tulsa Jockey Club, after a suspension of almost three years on account of a bad looking ride on Terns Trik at Butte. Mont. This boy was recently restored to good standing by Judge Martin Nathanson. who suspended him. Two favorites were numbered among the days winners. These were Sloepland and Oriiuar Lad.

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