Phil Finch Breaks Down.: Captain Williams Good Horse Not Expected to Race Again., Daily Racing Form, 1907-01-19


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PHIL FINCH BREAKS DOWN. w wis di CAPTAIN WILLIAMS GOOD HORSE NOT set M. EXPECTED TO RACE AGAIN. « M M Y IN Four Favorites Win — Garner Rides Three of is is Them— Lens Is Defeated— Belle of M is the Bays Victory. in New Orleans. La., January IS. — An incident Hint jj, was exceedingly pathetic to the majority of local • patrons of racing occurred at City Park today wheel I li il Finch, Ihe most popular horse to race here since — the days of McChesney. hroke down. ho|»elessly in E tlie fourth race. Because of the publics general tl: liling for Captain Williams good handicap horse. sl Iliil Finch was heavily backed lor his elTort against put In Oloritler and Orbicular. Rounding the lirst turn he . faltered and jockey I.owe pulle l him up and dismounted. He hail broken down in the left hind leg tl, by and, although he was able to limp away to his 0", of stable, those best able to judge are of the belief . that it will tie impossible for him to race again. Willi Phil riuch out of the way the race was ., little more than an exercise gallop for Gloritier. s] liMiner had waiting orders for him and so had Austin Willi Orbicular. As a result the two fairly crawled along for the first seven furlongs, indulged iu a | by short sprint into the stretch and Gloritier cantered m if the finsh an easy winner in 1:55, the slowest race or the season over a fast track. Austin olieyed in . is sirm-iions iu keeping Orbicular away from pace- _ making, but his ride was as idiotic as tbo orders f| lie was given. Pour favorites m and Oat— ■ rode three of them. Ills winning mounts liesides Glorifier were Miss Leeds In the first and Emergency in the second. is . Both appeared to stand out over their opponents and , ■■ th won ;-:st as easily as the public predicted they f. would. Lens. I h . seemed to be in am easy race in n the third, but the liest he could do was to finish , second to Kickey. He got to the front in the stretch afler wearing down Penrhyn, but the effert to reach that position took so much out of him t that he had nothing left when Rickey came up with fi a closing challenge. e Belle of the Pays victory In the fifth race was i U the most sensational of the day. Capitally ridden | by Swain, she came from liebiud in the stretch and s in a driving finish managed to last long enough to 1 j win by I nose from Tichimingo and odd Trick, both of which would have beaten her in another stride. t Dr. Mclluer followed the fast pace in the sixth , race and won by a narraw margin after getting up to Devout. Goldproof led all tlie way in the , dosing rac-e. Robert Tin tec will go to Memphis shortly to take 3 up the horses he will campaign during the coming I , season in the ea t and is weeding out the string I . he is racing here. Yesterday he sold to A. Ham- nicll the useful plater Wcs for a reported price of j S2.54MI. Hammell is said to be acting for a Mr. , Prulatour. whose father is manager of the Prench Opera House here. "Tex" Poruian bought Plauds I 1 running qualities from Tinker. Harney Cunningham wired Secretary Nathanson l that he will arrive at the Pair Grounds Monday with i ] his stable. Three t wo -year-olds, the property of .lames Crifiln will come down in the same car. | these horses»have U-en wintering at Montgomery ! c Park. Balie B. was cut down in her race and pulled up f lame. Jockey Pnglander was suspended for six days s by the judges for rough riding in the fifth race. . Willi Boiiviac. he repeatedly fouled Prince Krutus, :, anil this in a MUM, was responsible for his defeat.

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