All Serene At Oaklawn: Meeting Moving Along Smoothly With Opposition Unheard Of.; Scotch Kiss An Easy Winner--Thinker Scores at Long Odds--Red Cross Barred., Daily Racing Form, 1918-03-07


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ALL SERENE AT OAKLAWN Meeting Moving Along Smoothly With Opposition Unheard Of Scotch Kiss An Easy Winner Thinker Scores at Long Odds Red Cross Barred Hot Springs Ark March C An unexpected num ¬ ber of scratches this afternoon reduced most of the fields to a small number and furnished entertain ¬ ing contests though in most instances the starters were of the mediocre class There were no disturbing features incident to the sport and it is more than probable that the oppo ¬ sition to the racing has exhausted its efforts and henceforth routine will be the order orderThrough Through some confusion in the sirrsingement of the program the race intended to be run as the fourth was carded as the sixth and the sixth as the fourth The races were run in that order orderMost Most of the finishes were of the close variety with favorites and wellbacked ones successful in most instances instancesTlie Tlie Tsilbott connections put over a good one in the opening dash a maiden race with their foreign bred colt Scotch Kiss It was his first start since his appearance under colors at this track last spring and he showed much speed to win as his rider pleased after leading sill the way Kama wayKama which prior to the second race had been bought by J I Goodman made good for his new owner in easy style though Dressed hard near the end by Trusty and Billie I IThinker Thinker furnished an upset when she beat 1arrisli right at the finish with the Intended good thing Flapper landing third s AVsiterproof scored his second victory of the meeting when he outstayed Petit JJleu In the fourth race raceMerchant Merchant took the fifth rsice at a long price but his victory was in a measure due to his inter ¬ ference with Obolus at si critical juncture which forced Obolus to be taken back and as a result of the crowding he could do no better than land third thirdThe The final race witnessed tlie downfall of Kl Palomar which failed to get a portion of the purse Luther winning in a hard drive from Sea Urchin with Regreso in third place placeFIRST FIRST CLAIM OF THE MEETING MEETINGFlapper Flapper was the first horse to be claimed at the meeting She was taken by II 1 Seideneck rep ¬ resented by Gaffney Girl for 900 900Judges Judges Nelson and Campbell today handed down tlie following ruling Because of an inconsistent and unsatisfactory performance the entry of the mare Red Cross will not again be accepted sit this meeting meetingTrainer Trainer T F Kornman has been warned that the retention of his license is dependent on his dis ¬ play of due regard to the selection of competent riders for and the consistent running of the horses in his charge chargeAV AV T Woodward who had jockey AV Hoag under contract gave that rider his unconditional release this afternoon and returned him his contract contractJockey Jockey OKrien wsis suspended for three days by the starter for disobedience at the post lie silso terminated the suspension of jockey Harrington who had been suspended for ten days last Friday FridayJockey Jockey Charles Peak who will again ride for the ApplegsiteAVeir stable wsis advised this afternoon by trainer Frank Weir that the horses under his csire now in New York will be shipped to Havre de Grace and probably not be raced until the Pimlico meeting because of their lack of preparation due to the severe weather that hsis prevailed in the east this winter winterJack Jack Hare Jr is intended to stsirt in the Presik ness Stakes if he can be got ready for that event eventSmuggler Smuggler a mare which has stsirted perhaps as often as any horse in history and never won si race died last night She was owned by C Martin

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