Lee Appears To Have Set A Record., Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-07


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LEE APPEARS TO HAVE SET A RECORD. Jockej Leea feat at Louisville Wednesday has called out numerous inquiries a- to tbe achieve moms of other riders. No perfect record of the nnmber ot winners ridden by any one Jockey in a single days racig has ever been kept. Hence Daily Racing Form is not prepared to say positively that Lees fiat of riding tin- winners of an entire card of si races constitutes ■■■ record, but it is Inclined io the opinion that ii does. The riding records "i racing from tin- earliest dates arc now lieing ;;oni-through and shortl] an Indisputable account of feats ot Jockey ship will he published in this paper. la so far as is known at 1 1 i i -— linn- Overton Is the only other |orkey who ever rode six winners in - n-day. That was al Washington Park, July 10. IH»1. There wen- seven raies thai day, hut OvertOB oolj had sb Bats. Ibe entire aid waa won by T. Britton al Newpori. Ky.. Auusi is. 1806, hut there wen- onl] live races that day. There an- numerous Instances where a Jockey has won "the entire card" lor in tin- old days then- wen- seldom more than four and more ! iiipieulh only three ra-i- a day. Several jockeys have ridden five onl of mX mounts and been second or third wltb the other. Clem Jenkins and Winnie OConnor did this in California. ai Tanforaa track in 1900 and UHH respectively, and i: Cochraa did ii at New Orleans in 1901. rime after lime Jockeys have ridden all of tlielr font mounts and several have ridden all of their unmounts in one afternoon.

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