Numerous Accidents at Brighton: Horses Run Away, Bolt and Fall-Martin Doyle Wins the Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-27


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NUMEROUS ACCIDENTS AT BRIGHTON. Horses Run Away, Bolt and Fall Martin Doyle Wins the Feature. New York, July 20. Todays card at Brighton Beach was devoid of stake features, but the racing waj replete with thrilling incidents. Walter Miller, while riding Security in the lirst race, had a narrow escape from being killed or seriously injured. Security had worked three-quarters in 1:11! and was the medium of one of the wildest plunges of the season. J. W. dates is said to have wagered 0,000. Owner Cahill told Miller when helping him into the saddle that lie could not lose. Over-anxiety or nervousness, or both, contributed to his defeat. The erratic half-brother to Dick Welles and Ort Wells broke gingerly and was quickly surrounded and hemmed in. Miller told the stewards afterward that he was frightened nearly into falling olT during the tirst live furlongs of the race in which he was securely pocketed behind a solid wall of horses from which there was no possible escape and his horse so speedj and ditlicult to restrain that he was jumping on those in front of him. Miller nearly went down a dozen times during his trying experience and then the crazy animal ran away the reverse way of the track and up into the stretch chute where he bolted through a small opening in the fence and was caught. Ill the next race Miller finished second to Nimbus with the -0 to 1 shot Karls Court. In the fourth he was last on the favorite Cabochon. In the lifth, third place was the best he could do on Smiling Tom, after an exhibition of idiotic anil suicidal paecinak-ing. Masks and Faces, which he rode in the last race, was never given a moments respite from the tirst stride and linished out of the money staggering. x The vast throng watched the mile arfd a quarter selling race with bated breath. There was more of interest and incident crowded into the brief period of its running than is contained in a weeks ordinary racing. King Cole scattered the mass of spectators that lined the outside fence when he bolted at the start and tried to jump the fence, and would have done so but for the frantic efforts of his rider, who only escaped injury to his right leg by shifting it almost to the other side of the horse. At the half the well backed Bobbie Kean was seen to sprawl and stagger about the other horses and linally fall with his rider, "W. Doyle, underneath. To add horror to the situation, riimuap, with James Henuessy up, came along and fell over the struggling horse and rider. Fortunately Ileimessy sustained only a broken collarbone. Doyle may not get off so luckily. Although It was claimed that he was practically uninjured, the fact remains that there were symptoms of brain concussion in Ids case. There was more in the way of casualties to follow before the days racing came to an end. Jockey Finn had his left foot crushed from coining into contact with the fence while at the post on Beardall in the last race. G. Burns was substituted. It caused a delay of. seventeen minutes before a start was effected. The fourth race was the feature of the card, its running resulted In a big upset. Cabochon, the favorite, trailed in absolutely last from start to finish. The western horse, Martin Doyle, showed ,a splendid performance when lie took Golf Ball into camp. Jimmy Lane did not bleed today aud received unexpected support, driving ills price down to even money. Nimbus confirmed his claim to high class by a brilliant victory. The two-year-old race was mere play for the Way youngster to show the way to good ones like Karls Court, Keep Moving, Miss Delaney and others.

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