Long-Priced Winners during 1916 That Handsomely Rewarded Their Fortunate Backers, Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-30


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* A 4. LONG-PRICED WINNERS DURING 1916 THAT HANDSOMELY REWARDED THEIR FORTUNATE BACKERS 4 + To Welga belongs the distinction, such as it is. of being the longest-priced winner of the racing of 1916. This she gained in a race at the Douglas Park spring meeting, when her tickets returned 279 to 1 in the mutuels. The only other winner at over 200 to 1 was Sad Sam, which near the close of the year surprised the folks at Juarez when he scored at 221 to 1. In the course of the year eight other horses won at 100 to 1 or more, but less than 200 to 1. All of these satisfactory returns were made in mutuel betting. In bookmaking the highest price paid was tiO to 1 against Veno Von when she won at Tijuana on December 1. The list of horses which paid 40 to 1 or more, as the case might be, is as follows: Owner. Horse. Track. Date. Odds. C. Smith Bertodano New Orleans January 7 40-1 E. 1tterback Peacock Howie April 0 42-1 C. II. Kinney Error Tijuana April 15 50-1 II. Rites Sea Beach Havre de Grace April 24 50-1 P. E. Fitzgerald Lord Wells Havre de Grace April 27 41-1 II. G. Bedwcll Early Light Pimlico May 2 51-1 Mrs. J. E. Davis Kusila Pimlico May 2 2nd 137-1 Glen Riddle Farm Mohawk Pimlico May 3 121-1 F. A. Maguire Toner Pimlico May 5 40-1 F. J. Pons Meddling Miss Pimlico Mav 17 45-1 T. Polk Mike Tijuana May IS 2nd 40-1 J. P. Jones Welga Douglas Park May 29 279-1 S. M. Henderson Staranise Tijuana May 27 50-1 Ottawa Stable Waukeag Montreal June 0 41-1 J. Humbrecht Fred T Tijuana Juno 2 50-1 G. J. Liong Katnhdin Douglas Park June 8 52-1 Williams Bros Disturber Douglas Park ...June 9 58-1 H. L. Crain Yallaha Latonia June 20 110-1 W. P. Johnson Alex Getz Latonia June 29 02-1 A. J. Karr Shepherdess Fort Erie July 5 85-1 Woodman Bros Sparkler Latonia . July 8 58-1 J. II. Rosseter Make Good Reno Inly 5 41-1 J. Harry Thornhill Windsor July 15 01-1 J. M. Lavely Favorite Article Reno July 17 04-1 C. A. Crew Old Pop Hamilton July 29 193-1 Pastime Stable Now Then Saratoga July 31 2nd 40-1 Cr. E. Phillips Batwa Windsor August 17 2nd 49-1 G. E. Chancellor Ophelia W Windsor August IS 125-1 J. C. Yeager Huntress Lexington September 13 80-1 J. H. Partridge Stonington Dorval Park September 15 60-1 J. L. Paul Jawbone Douglas Park September 20 40-1 L. R. Boyle Old Charter Churchill Downs September 29 00-1 J. S. Hawkins Margaret N Churchill Downs October 4 96-1 K. M cBridc Infidel II Laurel October 11 2nd 71-1 E. Jones Salon Laurel October 12 2nd 41-1 G. II. Abbott No Manager Kenilworth October 10 52-1 F.Harlan Costumer Laurel October 17 74-1 F. Tanneliill Song of Valley Laurel October 21 50-1 H. Neusteter Gibraltar Latonia October 26 51-1 F.A.Cochran Triple Crown Laurel October 28 47-1 II. Herdel Tralee Devonshire Park October 28 134-1 J. Griffin Ralph S Devonshire Park October 28 41-1 W. Murray Blackford Laurel October 30 78-1 J. T. West Belle Terre Devonshire Park October 31 51-1 J. E. Davis The Decision Pimlico November 3 103-1 A. H. Joplin Rebel Rowie November 14 52-1 J.K.Davis Brooks Bowie November 17 71-1 II. Field Missouri Pride Tijuana November 21 2nd 40-1 J. A. Gibson Kilday Bowie November 22 100-1 W. A. French Veno Von Tijuana December 1 60-1 D. A. Stevens Zolzo Juarez December 10 43-1 C. L. Benbrook Sad Sam Juarez December 28 221-1 E. II. Andruss Myrtle A Juarez December 30 45-1

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