Holtmans Troubles at Oakland., Daily Racing Form, 1907-01-10


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I . . t . . l s . i I i , HOLTMANS TROUBLES AT OAKLAND. "Starter Holtman is in disfavor with rsea Beers I t the present time. He did some wonderful Starting out ban BBTersj rears ago. but hN work lasi h«i-,i:i mffered in essaparisoa and race-goers are not Inclined to give liiiii mucli consideration this aeasaBJ," Ssyi the San Fran isco Clironicle. "As pointed out in this department. Holiman crowds his horses a 8 closely together at the stari. They may all break on even terms, but there is a general scattering before lilty yards have been traversed OS accoaat of bassping and Interference sad, in eoaseajBeaee, the start l.Kiks liad to liundreds who do aot fire lie aetasj break. "ilolinian clainiM that bis j.lan of getting horses well baacbed N due to the hogback track. He contends that a horse on the eMieiiic OBtSide is at a great dtsadraatage u accoaat of the alssje. Holt- lean is actaated by the best of intentions in Iollo.v-ing out Ibis plan, but at the same lime, n is spoil ing his starting. "■very starter should aim to get hi- field away .. that there will be the minimum of bumping and crowding. Race-goers are not inclined to be dis- 1 ii, limiting when their pocketl ooks are affected. In the lonrth race l;iday last. Andrew Mack dwelt at the start and in eaasaajaeaee the starker rasas in fee considerable jeering, which was not altogether justified. Andrew Mack is a cripple and has got to be track sore. In fact, trainer W. Cahill has been einpelled to school his horse at the barrier will great frequency on account of his disinclination to bleak." »

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