Trajan Is Killed At Oakland.: Jockeys McLaughlin and Gilbert Are Injured--Edwin T. Fryer Surprises the Natives., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-07


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TRAJAN IS KILLED AT OAKLAND. Jockeys McLauihlin and Gilbert Are Injured — Edwin T. Fryer Surprises the Natives. Oakland, CaL, May 0.— The strike of the street railway employes iu San Francisco did not appear to affect the attendance at the local course. G,od weather and fast track conditions prevailed. The card, which was arranged for inferidr class horses, produced excellent sport. The racing tiegan auspiciously for form players with the winning of three successive favorites— Herives, Dick Wilson and Silver Stocking. A big plunge developed on the first and last named. Edwin T. Fryer was selected as the medium of a killing in the fourtu and he made good iu convincing manner. Notwithstanding that Edwin T. Fryer had a narrow escape from going down iu the mix-up on the first turn, where Trajan was killed and jockeys McLaughlin and Giitiert were badly bruised, the Bed-well three-year old was aide to finally overhaul the leaders and pass them as if they were anvhoreu in the stretch. His victory was achieved in remarkably fast time. Harry Stover has applied to the Pacific Jockey Club for dates, for his proposed Butte meeting. The Petalnma horseman leaves tonight for Montana. Gil Curry will race a few horses at the coming Denver meeting; so will G. H. Keene, of Keene Brothers. Two poolrooms will open at Sau-salito next Monday. Eastern races will be handled only. Barney Scbrelber has re-engaged his former trainer. Dave Henry, who will leave immediately to take charge of the Louisville string. W. Walker will ship to Toronto tonight. Outside of the fourth aud sixth races tomorrows program does not promise much, but the horses in the different races group well together and with such as Sir Wesley, Irish Mike, Jeremiah; Dora I., Darthula. Dr. Rowell; Santa Ray, Little Mirthful. Yellowstone: Cloudllght. Sugariuaid, En-tre Nous- Lem Reed. Prince Magnet, Hedgethorn; Ethel Day, Bob Ragon and Sycamore among the entries, the sport may turn out to be highly interesting. H. Forslaml.

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