Bad Weather for Hamilton Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-29


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BAD WEATHER FOR HAMILTON RACING Hamilton, Out.. September 2S. The racing conditions at Hamilton this afternoon reminded one of the old days at Guttenborg. The weather was cold and raw. the track deep and holdiug. It took a sturdy and solid horse to negotiate the going. The running or the first race was delayed until 3:15 oclock, the officials holding that event back until the arrival of the special train from Toronto. Usually about. 2.500 racegoers come down on this train on Saturdays, and their absence means a big loss of business to tlie liooks. The special broke down about fifteen miles outside of Hamilton, and it was not until after tlie running of tlie fourth race that the Toronto racegoers arrived. Favorite players fared well, as four of the choices won. Bad riding was responsible for the defeat of some well-played horses, notably Ormondes Right, which was ridden by Goldstein. The feature race, a handicap at one mile and a quarter, was scratched down to three starters, Colonel Jack. Prytania and Eva Clair. Colonel Jack was a prohibitive favorite and when it came to the running he made a show of his field. Banyali picked up 125 pounds in the opening event and made his field look chelap. He made a. runaway affair of the race and won in a romp by three lengths. Charlie Kastnian, after delaying the start in tin: second race for ten minutes, lounded to the front whim the barrier was sprung and was never headed. Jockey Knglander left for New York tonight. Jockey G. Swain is due here from New York on Monday. He will ride free lance both at Hamilton and at Windsor. Several of the junipers racing here will be shipped to Montreal to take nart in the Hunt Club meeting which will be held at St. Lamberts next week.

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