Baseball Lessens Windsor Crowd, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-12


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BASEBALL LESSENS WINDSOR CROWD. Detroit, Mich., October 11. The counter attraction of championship baseball at Kennett Park, hurt the attendance at Windsor this afternoon. The program was an ordinary one. Tito weather conditions were not inviting for outdoor sport and the crowd was made up tlie dyed-in-the-wool regulars. The fact that it was ladies day helped out in a measure and the greater portion of the crowd was made up of the fair sex. The racing was not of a nature that one could well enthuse over. Favorites were successful in three of the races, but the winners in some of tlie other races showed surprising improvement ever their previous efforts. Toddles performance in tlie lirst race was not a true one. Moreland evidently was over-confident for, in the run down the backstretch, lie took hold of Toddles and eriuittcd Keside to g, through on tin? inside and take the leml. At the finish Keside had a six lengths advantage. In the fourth race Mortiboy made an exhibition of his opponents, winning with great ease by five lengths after racing in the lead all tlie way. In his previous races at the meeting Mortiboy was, to put it mildly, wretchedly ridden and the tactics pursued with him today were in direct contrast with those in his other starts. In the feature race, a six furlongs handicap for all ages, Charlie Eastman shouldered top weight and won in handsome fashion. Western, winner of the sixth race, was bid up 5100 over his entered price of 00 by J.. W. Pangle. Delaby. who rides for Shouldice. had the mount on Eonite a few days ago when lie was heavily backed, by Pangle and his friends. Eonite failed to show any rpeed in the race and was beaten off. Todays bid-up is probably an aftermath of that. .1. Walters, trainer for George Hendrie, the Detroit turfman, left tonight for Louisville with the Hendrie hcrses. At the conclusion of the Churchill Downs meeting, the stable will go into winter quarters at Cumberland Park. Nashville.

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