Lad of Langdens Victory: Defeats Pasadena and Carthage in Chief Race at New Orleans, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-17


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LAD OF LANGDENS VICTORY DEFEATS PASADENA AND CARTHAGE IN CHIEF RACE AT NEW ORLEANS. Una Fast In Mud Free Booter In Front Dr. McCluers Racing Causing Trouble Many Eastern Arrivals. New Orleans, La., December 1C. What may eventually develop Into another scandal of the Me-CalTerty-niirnell order, was started here today when Phil King boosted Dr. McCIuer. winner of the sixth race, to 1,000, a raise of over his entered price. When King discovered that P. SI. Civill was determined to retain Dr. McCIuer, he dropped out of the bidding after running the horse to a price which lie probably considers far in excess of his real value. The trouble between King and Civill dates back to a race run December 11, In which Dr. McCIuer was beaten off under what was said to be a bad ride by Warren. King holds the contract on Warren and Civill complained to. the officials about Warrens ride, claiming that th.e lad disobeyed instructions. King intimates that Dr. McCIuer was run "cold" under Warren and "hot" in his next race when Mountain rode him. There was nothing exciting about the sport today outside of the run-up. The finishes were tame, but ns four of the events were "won by the favorites, the public was well satisfied with its afternoons entertainment. P. M. Civill furnished the winners in the third and sixth races in Halliard and Dr. McCIuer. Both horses were ridden by Mountain and both won their races in but little better than a canter. In the feature race, a mile and seventy yards handicap, Lnd of Jkanpilon made his opponents look cheap by making a runaway race of it and winning under restraint by five lengths from Pasadena. The olds-on favorite, Carthage, was a distant trailer all the way and was beaten out three lengths for second place. J. W. Pnghs Free Booter earned bis first victory of the meeting when he beat out.Magic in the opening race. The conditions of the race called for a high scale of weights and this just suited Free Booter, which won easily after trailing the leaders to the homestretch. Una, winner of the second race, was sold to the ex-steeplechase jockey George B. Cochran by Wayne Joplin a few days ago for 50. Una was a gift filly, William Karrick throwing her in as "lagni-appn" when Joplin purchased Bellwether and Ja-votte of the Oncck Stable for A. F. Mathews. Jockey Warren today received a telegram from liis mother to return to Ills home in Covington, Ky., Immediately. Phil King, who employs the lad, was also requested to send the boy home, but thought that it was an inopportune time for Warren 1o leave while there was so much uncomplimentary talk about liis riding. A large delegation of easterners arrived today. Many of them came from New York on the steamship Momus. Among the newcomers were Peter OafTney, John Griffin, Ed Austin, O. W. Thomas, Jerry Lynch, S. W. Keenan, John T. Kagan, James J. Dunn, Sain T. Spencer, J. II. Spencer, Isaac Manheimer, S. C. Van Dyke. W. A. Kelly, Edward D. Kelly, J. W. McConnell, Ed Gott and Bol Lloyd and his crew. Ed and Walter Kelly, John Eagan and James Dunn will leave for Califor nia tomorrow. Riley Grannan left for Los Angeles Saturday night, where lie will remain for the remainder of the winter. Envoy got the better of his rider while being oxercised at City Park this morning and ran off tliree miles. The filly Consistent reached here in good condition from New York. She came down on the steamship Momus. v Stella Perkins, which started in the first race, is the dam of the good colt Blagg. It was her first start in four or five years. Charles Patterson, of Ornament fame, arrived from Benning today. D. R. Hyner and E. A. Whitney arrived today from New York and J. Booker came down from his home in Decatur, 111.

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