Hanbridge Makes it Four in a Row: George Holle Seems to Have a Stake Horse in This Youngster, Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-28


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HANBRIDGE MAKES IT FOUR IN A ROW. George Holle Seems to Have a Stake Horse in This Youngster. Cincinnati, ., June 27. There was improvement iu the racing at Latonia today and the attendance, because of an evenly balanced card and better track conditions, was larger than yesterday. U. . Hopper arrived this morning from Oakland and took up his duties as presiding judge, with John H. Dillon as ills associate. The feature of the card was the handicap at seven-eighths of a mile. It produced a rattling good contest. Speculators had It figured as between Cablegram and Envoy Lee had to ride Pat Dunnes horse at five pounds overweight, and this sent the hulk of the money to Cablegram, which, exhibiting his usual speed and also his usual quitting tendency, only lasted long enough to withstand the determined challenge of Lexoline. Followers of Lee, having lost some of their enthusiasm, were not quite as anxious to bet on the colored rider today. He was again in bad luck, having mounts in each of the six races and winning none of them. He was second with Bucket Brigade, but in the oilier five races he was not a serious factor. The contention of some of the trainers that rotated reverses has caused the boy to lose his nerve may be true. At all events, it seems as though he is unable to get anywhere, unless he is away in front and has clear sailing. Lady Vies victory in the race for maiden two-year-old fillies, was a surprise for form followers. Beatrice K. in the second was favored by getting the best of the start. She ran a sparkling race, however. Devours bad legs and a weak finish by Taylor were together the cause of his defeat by Henry O., on which Jlelgesen put up a strong finish. In the purse for two-year-old colts and geldings George Hollos llanttridge made Ids fourth start and scored his fourth consecutive victory at this meeting. That Hanbridge was ridden by Heidel caused the liberal odds. Heidel was only recently reinstated, and this was his second mount in a race since he was ruled off by Judge Murphy at Union Park two years ago. Heidel rode a perfect race. He managed to get the best of a good start, sent Hanbridge right along at a fast pace, which bad his competitors all in trouble On the upper turn, and won easily. The son of Banastar performed like a stake horse, and is tlte best colt now racing here. Heidel is now under engagement to Mr. Holle. He showed that he is still capable of riding a good race and will be a welcome addition to the riding ranks lie re. The continued rough riding caused the management to announce that after Saturday the fields In all races except stakes will be liinited to twelve starters. WooWone was ordered withdrawn from the last race because of a writ of attachment issued by the courts. Edward Corrlgan was the complainant and bad the papers served on Owner Beiiew because of a debt of 1,000. Secretary Dillon was also served with papers of attachment against all moneys due Beiiew from the Latonia Jockey Club. Jockey Mickey Critnuiins arrived from New York and will do most of the riding for Captain Jim Williams. W. II. May and Jake Markleln will depart for Europe next Saturday on a two-months tour. Jockey V. Powers was bitten on the band by a dog and had to cancel all of his riding engagements. Judge Hopper expressed himself as well pleased with tlte season of racing just ended at Oakland. The patronage and the speculation, he said, were better than at any previous meeting on the coast he had attended. A. S. Labold arrived from Buffalo, where he had gone to see Chulita perform. He expects great things of the Kingston filly in future, and claimed that she was hardly up to a bruising race the last time out.

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