How Tracery Was Beaten: Maniac Who Stopped American Horse in Ascot Cup Race in Court, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-24


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; i , ; j j I I I j . 1 , i . i , ; . , HOW TRACERY WAS BEATEN1 Maniac Who Stopped American Horse in Ascot Cup Race in Court. Here i- the -eipiel lo the fall of Tracery in the Ascot Cold Cup. akeari which aaaae ajaeer atariea came to this country. The Loudon Sportsman of Jaaaarj has this: "A -en-ational incident at the Ascot meeting seven years ago had a helaled -eiiuel at Wiml-or ] January •"•. when Harold Hewitt, forty-seven, de -crihed ag a farmer of Victoria. Hritish Columhia. was remanded on a charge of i ialieiou-ly caii-ing grievous hodily harm to Alhert fl halley. the iockey, at Ascot on June 111. 1913. : •■Superintendent .lannnway of the Berkshire po- | lico. irf evidence, stated that prisoner gave himself j [ U|i at Clexxer police station January 4. and. when charged said: T have nothing to -ay. and have | I the marter in the hands of my solicitors. •"The superintendent, coniinuing. said ihat during the race for the A-cot Cold Cup. after the horse- I had paaaed Ilolloways Itate, Hewitt rushed out from the hu-hes on to the course, flourishing a | loaded revolver in one hand and a while, purple and green flag in the other. It was alleged that Hearltt nereral time- -houtei: Held up! and pointed the revolver at Tracery, the loading horse. which was ridden hy Whalley. The jockey swerved his horse, tin t Tracery came into violent collision with Hewitt, who wa- knocked down, hois.- gad rider heing ferotight to the ground. Whalley w.i-reinoved • to hospital suffering from slight con- j j cussion. and priaoaer received severe iajariea to his I • head.

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