Glen Roy Disappointing: Tires after Apparently Having Race Won and Spoils a Coup, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-14


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GLEN EOT DISAPPOINTING. 1 I TIRES AFTER APPARENTLY HAVING RACE WON AND SPOILS A COUP. i Miss Delaney Wins at Last Dainty Belle Leads All the Way More Rain at s New Orleans. ; New Orleans, La., December 13. Last nights lieavy rain again converted the Fair Grounds track into a muddy road and as a result the originally lieavy program was reduced -by withdrawals to respectable numbers, which eliminated crowding. Despite the poor class of the horses that competed, some of the finishes were close and exciting. Todays card was absolutely without a feature and the good crowd which came out to witness the sport and the fact that twenty-nine layers were doing business, was remarkable. . II. McCarrcn, Jr., furnished the chief incident of Hie afternoon by attempting a coup with Glen Roy in the second race. He had been titling the horse with a view of evening up his losses for the year and nothing but the hardest kind of luck prevented the successful consummation of his well-laid plans. Glen Itoy was entered in a field of had ones and ridden by the stable jockey, Skirvin. The stable connections did not disturb the betting on the horse untilAhis price had drifted to the high figure of 15 lol. Then a score of commissioners secured for the occasion, began offering the bookmakers bills of small denomination and gradually forced the price down to 10 to 1. Skirvin managed to get the- colt practically left at the post, but by a sensational llight of speed Glen Roy passed into the lead before going- a quarter. He then showed the way to almost the final stride where b.. Gold Circle passed him out. Glen Roy was clearly Hie best and should have won off. McCarrcn said after the race that had the horse won it would have netted him 5,000. The finish in the fifth was so close that many I thought Donna, which was on the outside, had V won over Lucy Young. The judges gave the race to the latter. Lute Foster, at a long price, was only a head in front of Rickey, the favorite. t 1. Dunne furnished the winner of the closing race when Dainty Eelle, at odds-on, beat out the well-meant Rio Grande. With better riding the latter might have won. Burlew and ONeill uncorked another non-starter and scored brackets in the openiug race when Alsatian earned a lucky victory over Floridaglen. Miss Delaney found the going to her liking and cantered away rom her opponents in the third. Artful Dodger suddenly found his speed today ami never gave his army of backers a moments uneasiness after the start. John Marklein, who claimed Wes out of the fifth race yesterday, returned him this morning to his former owner, J. J. Ryan. Burlew and ONeill sold to J. S. Ownley today the two-year-old Task Master for ,000. A. F. Mathews sold Hio Grande after the closing race to F. Ford, a local veterinarian for . R. J. Walden, Jr., has been informed of his appointment to serve on the committee of three to .suggest conditions for stakes and overnight purses to be run for at the Maryland Jockey Clubs spring meeting at Pimlico. The other members appointed by the Maryland Jockey Club to serve as members of the committee are George C. Morrison and Frederick lresgrave. Jockey Notter signalized his return to the saddle by riding two winners. Jockey James Hennessy also piloted the same number. A, A, Galatoirc, a local restaurateur, has purchased of T. L. Watt the four-year-old bay filly Consistent, and will ship her here by boat from New York. R. J. Walden, Jr., who handled Con-l sistent when she showed such good form as a two- year-old, will train her for Mr. Galatoire. T. D. Sullivan has obtained a contract on jockey T. Chandler and the lad will ride whatever horses Archie Zimmer, Sullivans trainer, will start from now on. The two-year-old bay colt Administrator, in the stable of T. E. Mannix, died this morning. The colt shipped well, but developed a fever on Sunday. R. E. Watkins has lost the two-year-old bay filly Kodak. She broke her stiile last night and had to be destroyed.

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