Many Withdrawals Mar Bowie Sport: Rain of Friday Night Responsible for Riddling of Attractive Card--Vast Holiday Crowd Present., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-06


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MANY WITHDRAWALS MAR BOWIE SPORT I Rain of Friday Night Responsible for Riddling of Attractive Card Vast Holiday Crowd Present BOWIE Md April 5 An attractive card event ¬ ually marred by withdrawals made necessary be ¬ cause of the previous nights heavy rains drew a vast holiday crowd Interest in the racing grows apace as the meeting progresses The progressesThe feature of the afternoons program the Nip and Tuck Handicap resulted in an easy victory for Charlie Leydecker though Joseph P Murphy offered strong contention for the first half mile mileThe The H P Whitney entry in the opening race was withdrawn out of respect for jockey Frank Robinsons deatli The four remaining proved good contestants but it was Rices alertness at the barrier that was in 1 great measure responsible for Mile Dazies victory The Murray stable declared to win with Sandy Heal which will improve with racing and increased distance distanceHarry Harry Shaws unsound legs moved fast through the sloppy going and he showed a good performance in racing his opponents dizzy in the early running Margerys closing rush proved unavailing the old campaigner getting the verdict by a head The heavily supported Sister Emblem tired badly in the final drive driveSosius Sosius found the going to his liking and scored an easy victory in the third race raceThere There was a unanimous disposition among the officials and Fridays spectators t sib olve both Doyle and Pauley from any criminal blame in the riding which caused the two disqualifications on Friday the first one of which ended so tragically for Americas leading rider Few riders of any time were better liked than Frank Robinson Judge Joseph A Murphy who has been identified with racing for many years said that he was the premier rider of all in his long experience on the turf turfJoseph Joseph McLennan racing secretary at Bowie when it was suggested that there might be a chance to save the young riders life by blood transfusion offered himself and remained in the operating room until it was decided that it would be useless uselessWhile While there has been no appointment made at this time to fill the place of Frank Robinson in the Whitney stable it is known that the veteran jockey Roscoe Troxler has been considered for a contract His ability to handle twoyearolds is considered a great asset assetThe The remains of jockey Frank Robinson will be sent to Cleveland Ohio Sunday accompanied by his widow ami brother brotherFurther Further examination has disclosed the fact that jockey J McTaggurt sustained two fractured ribs through his fall from Dr Charcot on Friday in the same mixup that resulted fatally for jockey F Robinson RobinsonJ J A Gibson the Detroit horseman was an arrival at Bowie today todayT T P Gorman who has succeeded Crawford Ross as general manager of Connaught Park Ottawa came to confer with Joseph McLennan regarding preliminaries in the event of a reopening of the Canadian racing season After their conference Mr Gorman returned to Ottawa

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