Better Weather Arrives: Difficult Nature of Soil Will Keep the Going Heavy for some Days at Shreveport, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-21


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I : I l | • i , , • j • I j . ? [ ■ = BETTER WEATHER ARRIVES Difficult Nature of Soil Will Keep the Going Heavy for Some Days at Shreveport. Bl I L. DKMPSKV.i Bhreveport, La.. Pebraary 88.- ■Feather ceadl tioiis her.- -howed vast improeinent toda: sver those of yesterday, the sun shining for the !i time since last Wednesday and the cud of Ihc wintry spell is in sight. The saasbiae srled on I the race track to some extent today, bal it will !»■ ■esse dais before it will be hard ana in. Tomorrow the horses will run over goteg of a stick nam and it will take a stoat -legged thoroughbred to t • •■ ill it successfully . The trainers iliu k. d the course this morning ft lid galloped their i salgi " sn the road leadktg through the fair grsaads. This road is splendkl for trainiiu pnrposes. Its s,,:i being saady and it was tboronghlj drj today. The iiiiainiinoiis opinion of the tuifmcii lure is that the littl" city Ins a bright future as a racing point, even though the opening was mailed h. the coldest weather of the winter is these pari-. The local people are showing themselves to be heart 11 in favor . f the sport. They are surprised at th. amount of moaej it puts in circulation in all channels of bnsiaese. it is asaaj a day since Bkieveporl acted as host t.. so maay visitors as are within h.r gates at the present time ami. unlike other gatl ; iiur- which crowded the town at various tim.s. the visiting people will be here for twe aiorc weeks Bacing secretary .1. B. Campbell is meeting wit i better luck than be expected in view ef the bad track in arranging his daily programs and wbea the course Improves be will have plenty of Imrc. From which to draw for bis There are many horses her-, however, which are best over a considerable distance of rrnnad and they will their Inning as soon as the track conditions rant. It is believed that the ranks ,f the layers will show aa increase tomorniw, as the wagering .•.r.n da.. eseeeded expectations. There are as inn,. more »I I qaoters here as worked Batnrday. luau.i of them refraining from operating until I he scanned tin outlook for business, while others did not cat in P. cause of the adverse track conditions aad their desire to get a line on the ability of the born s to run in such going. Jeckey George stack is having s rongrh trip here from New Orleans. lie is driving Howard lot-- car ..ver and. in addition to eecouaterlag roads which at their best are had. he ran into a heavy rainstorm and a blbnmrd, which made them bapas at maiiv points. H. is Ioiil; overdlc. but according to advices received from him. expects tog : la late ton Ig lit or tomot row.

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