Disgruntled Backers: Make a Fuss Over Hadrians Defeat at Jefferson.; Sir Thomas Kean Wins the Feature Race of the Day in a Hot Finish., Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-09


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DISGRUNTLED BACKERS Make a Fuss Over Hadrians Defeat at Jefferson Sir Thomas Kean Wins the Fea ture Race of the Day in a Hot Finish NEW ORLEANS La March 8 Surprises were numerous this afternoon at Jefferson Park and the defeat of several of the most heavily backed horses occasioned considerable grumbling by disgruntled backers backersThe The defeat of Hadrian in the third race was the outstanding incident causing adverse comment His failure was mainly the result of much interference he suffered from Rac ¬ ing in a contending position through the first quarter Owens took his mount up sharply when McDermott on Golden Floss forced The Franciscan over against Hadrian He scraped the fence and it practically put him out of contention Golden Flcss continued on at a high rate of speed and won easily from Rapid Day and The Franciscan The stewards at once began a probe for the reason of Hadri ¬ ans being forced back and fixing the blame on McDermott He was suspended for six days for rough riding The weeks vacation will enable him to ride here the last day of the meeting and he then goes to Tijuana to ride in the Coffroth Handicap having been engaged by A G Blakeley to ride one of the William Daniel starters startersIt It was a different ride that Owens put up on Sir Thomas Kean in the feature race a handicap at a mile which brought to tho post some highly regarded horses including several Louisiana Derby eligibles Under the good ride that Sir Thomas Kean received he outstayed the lightly weighted Mavour neen The latter showed high speed from tho start and fought it out stubbornly in tho stretch Setting Sun proved best of the Derby candidates and landed in third place Xeddam which was coupled with Mavour neen unseated his rider before the start ami ran away seveneighths before being caught He was eased up in the race The mile time 129 was the fastest of the meeting meetingEASY EASY FOR AMELIA S SThe The talent began badly when they choso Major Chilton as the probable winner of the opener Some ordinary twoyearolds started here but the Major could not get a portion of the purse Amelia S winning in easy style from The Colonel and Fleeting The Colonel was disqualified for fouling Billy Bern and his displacement moved Fleeting into second place and enabled Billy Bern to take third money moneyCostellos Costellos presence in the saddle on Fuseo caused backers to fight shy of her and center their attenton on Diana That old mare ran a disappointing race and finished far back in the ruck Costello rode Fusee perfectly and it resulted in her victory after a mild drive to outstay Amanda and Spring Vale ValeNatural Natural much the best of the starters in the fifth race won in runaway style from Fluff with Little Amrnie getting the shorter portion of the purse purseKirklevington Kirklevington under McDermotts ener ¬ getic ride won the final dash from Burgoyne and Deep Sinker The latter was favorite and might have won but for being forced to ride wide on the turns turnsThe The stewards today concluded their in ¬ vestigation of the War Xone form reversal They accepted owner Daytons statement that the horse injured himself in the race and will permit his other horses to race here War Zone having injured himsplf will not be in condition to start is to be inferred Irorn the ruling rulingSAGAMOIIH SAGAMOIIH FALLS LAME in the third race on account of lameness lamenessThe The J MePherson stable will be kept inactive for the remainder of the racing here and the horses shipped to Lexington on April 1 1Success Success lias also gone to jockey Harveys head and in an effort to discipline him his contract employer intends to refuse to allow him to take outside engagements There are more temperamental and bad riders in these parts than stars in grand openu openuThere There was a falling off in betting activity this afternoon and the thirtysix layers were not overworked overworkedJoseph Joseph McLennan secretary of the Havre de Grace meeting distributed the stake blanks for that track to horsemen here The stakes close April 7 7Alex Alex H the property of J R Skinker died at the Fair Grounds this morning of blood poisoning the result of an accidental pistol shot discharged by a stable employe employeThe The Ohio circuit was augmented today by an announcement that Columbus will hold a spring meeting Missionaries of that track are making a special bid for horsemen from these parts and are meeting with a fair measure of success

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