Twenty Years Ago Today, Daily Racing Form, 1923-05-03


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of May 3, 1903. Sunday, no racing. The statistics for Kinloch Park were given out today and Barney Schreiber had the honor of being the hading money winning owner, achieving the distinction without having a stake race to his credit. His total winnings for the fourteen days of racing at that track was ,610. The management distributed 7,380 among the owners and there were five who took more than ,000. Besides Mr. Schreiber those owners over that mark were: J. S. Bratton, with ,430; Mrs. M. Goldblatt, ,430; P. M. Civill, ,300, and C. E. Ma-hone, ,260. Banters Mound City Derby put him to the fore in the list of winning horses, with Audiphone a good second. Banters total was ,260 and Audiphones was ,020. Scotch Dance and Elastic were also well up with .-830 and ,615, respectively. Jockey D. Hall carried off the riding honors with seven wins, two seconds and four thirds out of a total of twenty mounts. From the first day of January to April 30, 1903, inclusive, the California Jockey Club paid to owners racing their horses at Oakland and Ingleside the gross sum of 97,455, making a daily average of ,860. W. B. Jennings won the largest amount in this period, as he did for the" San Francisco campaign of 1902 3. The Jennings stable won the goodly sum of 3,175 for its efforts during that time. Green B. Morris was not far behind with a total of 2,530. Bianchi and McGovern had ,555; Burns and Waterhouse. ,220; J. D. Miilin, ,699, and M. J. Daly, ,455. Eleven owners had winnings in excess of the ,000 mark. Through winning the Burns Handicap the veteran Horton is at the head of the list of winning horses, having a total of ,380. The speedy Princess Titania took ,325 in stakes and purses and Epicure, ,050; Claude, ,790; Autolight, ,295; Gold Van. ,060, and El.iot, ,050. All were over the ,000 mark as shown. Of the jockeys riding at Oakland this year Bonner came into prominence after Bullman, Burns, Shaw, Jenkins. Ranch, Minder and other recognized stars had gone East and he finally landed in first place in number of races won, having fifty six winning mounts out of a total of 287.

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