Santa Anita Racing Pleases All: Good Attendance and Excellent Contests Mark Second Day at the New Plant, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-10


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s SANTA ANITA RACING PLEASES ALL. C Good Attendance and Excellent Contests Mark Second Day at the New Plant. Los Angeles, Cal., December -9.. A Monday crowd o of flattering proportions was present today, witnessing ii an afternoon of fairly good racing. Judging from todays turiv-out the management need J, hnve no fear of Santa Anitas success. Workmen a are fast putting on the finishing touches and the l plant will be in first-class condition by tlie end c of the week. Many stables are fast going up and t this is the only drawback at present. Secretary E. C. Smith presented an excellent c card, several of the races of which filled to unwieldy ; proportions. Carmans run of luck still serves him well, for he put over Rifleman and Friar of Elgin, the latter i winning at fair odds. Rifleman gave promise of 1 being a useful racer this winter by easily picking i up 120 pounds and overwhelming Botanist" in the final sixteenth - when the latter appeared to have i things his own way. Riflemans superiority was marked, for he won by a big margin going away i fast. Tlie rest of the card was of mediocre quality. ; Speculation was brisker and heavier today and gives . promise of steadily improving. John Ireland got In today with two carloads of horses, which will be turned over to tlie care of Henry McDaniel. Among eastern arrivals were T. M. Cassidy, owner; John Cahill, a well known Xew York bookmaker and Cad Doggett, clubhouse commissioner. The last named will draw in at the end of tlie week.

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