Local Turf Gossip, Daily Racing Form, 1902-08-13


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LOoAL TDKl" GOSSIP. Jockey Buchanan was fined 0 by the starter in the first race for breaking through the barrier. Jockey Helgesen was fined 5 for the same offense, and jockey Ranch was assessed the same amount i the second for disobedience at the post. Kings Lady, which won the first race was bid up to C0 and bought by Albert Simons.. Flash of Lightning, which startod in the first ON l lMtU, OH 9t.wiU rji,l. LOCAL TDBF GOSSIP. Continued from First Page. race, was struck by one of the falling horses while passing, with sufficient force to break her leg below the ankle. After running on three legs for a sixteenth of a mile jockey Fitzmaurice pulled her up. Her owner later gave her away. Jockey Coburn was disgusted with the way J. Sidney Walker performed under him in the fifth race. "Thats the shortest horse I ever rode and people will get fat getting me to ride any more short horses for them," was his comment after he had weighed in. J. C. Milam has disposed of at private terms to J. U. Strode the two-year-old filly Josette. Jockey H. Beaton, who has been riding for B. Bradley, left tho latters employ unexpectedly and is supposed to have gone to St. Louis. As Mr. Bradley still has a two years contract on the jockeys services, he warns owners and trainers against harboring tho rider. Jockey Meade, riding Senor in the first race, was severely injured when his mount fell along with Licoiice and Goody Twoshoes, ridden by Knight and Helgesen respectively. When the remainder of the field had passed the fallen horses it was seen that Knight and Helgesen had escaped uninjured, but Meade had to be carried to a nearby stable where Dr. Bird made a hasty examination and found the jockey suffering from a deep cut in the head, his right collar bone broken and his left shoulder fractured. The doctor hurriedly attended to Meades injuries and sent him down in an ambulance to the Garfield Park Sanitarium.

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