Cheaters Are Banished: Fort Erie Officials Unearth Combination in Jumping Brigade, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-07


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CHEATERS ARE BANISHED. FORT ERIE OFFICIALS UNEARTH COMBINATION IN JUMPING BRIGADE. Jockey Boyle, Owner Brenner and Trainer McDonald Ordered to Leave the Track Fairbrother Is Suspended. Buffalo, N. Y., August 0. Just before the running of the steeplechase at Fort Erie tills afternoon, in which the two choices, Dell Leath and Sam Parmer, were beaten off by Croxton, a horse whose previous form did not warrant his having a chance. Judge Price received an intimation that there was something doing and that jockey Harvey Boyle was the engineer of the job. Boyle was to have ridden Snowdrift, hut Judge Price told him to take off the colors and ordered him to leave the track with the warning not to return. During the Windsor and Kenilworth meetings, a Toronto combination backed the winners of the jumping races with a regularity that was simply amazing. Boyle was under suspicion as the leading spirit and he was shadowed. Judge Price came into information today that convinced him that Boyles presence at Fort Erie was detrimental to the best interests of the sport. N. Brenner is alleged to have been the man who put up the money to carry the combination and engineer its deals. Brenner comes from Toronto and is the owner of St. Enoch and Secret. He was ordered to leave the track with his horses. H. .McDonald, trainer for the stable and the reputed owner of Autumn King, which was supposed to have been doped the other day, was also given walking pan Jockey i-airbrother, who had the mount on St. Jeanne in the opening race was suspended indefinitely for his bad ride. Fairbrother found about as many pockets as a rider possibly could. Sobells handling of Dell Leath in the steeplechase was also unsatisfactory and the hoys previous good reputation was all that saved him. He escaped with a sharp lecture. The judge also called on jockey Gaugel for an explanation of his riding of King of the Valley in Ids race on Monday and, like Sobell, he was told that a repetition of the same tactics would lead to an indefinite suspension. Charlie Thompson won the fourth race in runaway fashion, but he will not start again at this track. In his previous effort Charlie Thompson was unable to raise a good gallop and trailed In behind his opponents, beaten off fully a dozen lengths. lie was a wild horse this afternoon and made every post a winning one. Trainer Luzader was told not to enter him again. Miss Mazzoni had to stand a hard drive to beat Marion Moore out a head in the third race. New-Year proved a big surprise in the fifth race. II. Busonbarks protest against the payment to James Griffin of the purse won by Fronlenac was dismissed. Griffin showed that both himself and his trainer, R. T. Runnells, have licenses not only from the Afnerican Turf Association but with the Western Jockey Club. Jockeys A. Martin and Farrow were suspended for three days by the starter. J. C. Ferriss, Jr., W. Walker, R. L. Thomas, F. Luzader and several other horsemen have arranged to ship their stables to the Empire City track Thursday. Jockey C. II. Shilling was lined 0 for having interfered with Miss Mazzoni in the third race. Jockey Moreland is seeking release from his contract to W. S. Laird. He claims that he has not received proper compensation. Judge Price has taken the matter under advisement. Ed Trotter is said to have offered Moreland a good sum of monej to enter his service. John Walters has sold Webber to G. Foley.

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