view raw text
MUDDY FOOTING AT OMAHA Jockey Shultz Pilots First Two Winners Gov. Roy L. Cochran Among Spectators. OMAHA, Neb., June 6. Apprentice Charlie Shultz. who led the jockeys during the Bay Meadows meeting, near San Francisco, showed his real ability for the ifrst time at Ak-Sar-Bcn field when he rode the first two winners Saturday. After he had piloted Young Bill to success in the opener, Shultz came back to. win the second race with Sir Rose. Eoth animals were favored. Young Bill, sporting the silks of R. F. Coppage, of Carruthersville, Mo., was well backed, because of his good mud-running record and the seven-year-old never left the result in doubt. He sprinted to the front soon after the start, was never headed and won by four lengths from Saracen Maid, an outsider, while Sun Thorn finished third. Sir Rose, a winner last Saturday, led all the way in the second to defeat Mokena, an outsider, by a length, with Epinel finishing third. A large Saturday crowd, headed by Gov. Roy L. - Cochran, turned out .to view .the sport and mud-runners were in their element as the track was very heavy and holding.