Hank ODays Bad Manners: Throws His Jockey While on His Way to the Post and Runs Away, Daily Racing Form, 1915-10-06


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. l i I • ; : HANK ODAYS BAD MANNERS THROWS HIS JOCKEY WHILE ON HIS WAY TO THE POST AND RUNS AWAY. Pan Zareta and Far Away Win for Their Texas Owner — Hanovia Wins as an Outsider — New Orleans Track Injured by the Hurricane. Louisvile. Ky.. October 5. — The running of tlie mile and a sixteenth handicap at Churchill Downs today brought with it the outstanding incident of the afternoons racing. There were only four starters, with Dank ODay and Lindenthal enjoying the most support. Hank ODays backers lost their money before the horses were dispatched on their way for the race. It came as a result af Jockey Connelly being unseated from Hank ODay while going to the post. The horse then ran away three miles and a quarter liefore he could be caught. lie was then excused from starting, but as he was in tlie hands of the starter all money bet on him stood. His backers tried to hedge on Lindenthal and reaped substantial additional less, as the Schorr representative was not in a running mood today and was soundly beaten. Hanovia won the purse in a drive with Water Witch. The latter was best and but for getting in a pocket and losing much ground, when she was taken around, she would have won. In the three-quarters allowance nice Pan Zareta had an easy time in winning over Vogue and Ijihv Jane Orcy. She was much the best at the weights, but she would have had more trouble to beat the Gallaher filly but for Kederis action i:i taking her across iu front of the others at the start and forcing them to pull up. This gave Pan Zareta a big advantage, which she retained for the entire way. Vogue, after being knocked back, closed a big gap and headed the others for second place. The stewards instantly took cognizance of Kederis rough tactics and suspended him for ten days. The Newman colors were victorious for the second time during the afternoon when Far Away succeeded in getting up in time to beat Jerry "in the last strides of the fifth race after a long stretch drive. Advices from New Orleans are that the hurricne" which raged in thut city and vicinity last week did considerable damage to the fair grouuds stables. paddock and fences, but that the work of putting the plant lu order has already started and will ha rushed. The City Park plant suffered even more, because of Its delapidated condition, and it will require an enormous outlay of money to again bring it up to the standiid it enjoyed when racing was on at the track. James Corrigan. Price McKinney and a party of friends were arrivals from Cleveland this afternoon to enjoy the remaining days of racing here. There will be a sale of racers by auction in the paddock next Thursday. II. R. Baker, who at one time successfully campaigned au extensive stable of racers aud is the father of Grover and Huudley Baker, paid a visit to Churchill Downs today for the first time in a numlier of years. Wathen would have paid a record price for mu-tuel betting had he won the opening race; his odds were 1329 to 1. Congressman Swager Shirley was an interested spectator at the course this afternoon. The ideal weather that prevailed caused a big in-creas" in the attendance. The track was heavy wh"i; the races began, but constant work with the harrow* improved it considerably as the afternoon progressed. Jockey Henry was fined 5 and suspended for the remainder of the meeting by the starter for disobedience at the i»ost in the sixth race.

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