More Fast Time at Santa Anita: Frank Flittner Runs a Mile in 1:38 4-5 Stanley Fay Defeats Colonel Bob, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-17


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MORE FAST TIME AT SANTA ANITA. Frank Flittner Runs a Mile in 1:38 4-5 Stanley Fay Defeats Colonel Bob. Los Angeles, Cal., December 10. Before leaving Los Angeles today racing enthusiasts began to study their mud "dope" but about the time the bugle sounded calling the horses to the post the clouds lifted and Old Sol shone throughout the rest of the afternoon. The card was an ordinary wash day offering, but was productive of some sharp-ind interesting finishes. A field of nine of the best horses here met in the last race, which was by far the best of the day from a speculative standpoint. Edwin Gum, on the strength of his last performance, was made a decided favorite, lint ran far below expectations, finishing an indifferent sixth. The winner turned up In Frank Flittner, which finished so impressively last Tuesday. He was well supported by the wise players and made good by coming through witli a great rush in the final furlong, beating out Lisaro, by a lengtli with Eduardp third. William "Red" Walker, who is beginning to make bis presence felt here, scored with Stanley Fay in the opener. The colt trailed Colonel Bob until well into the stretch and had little trouble iu orglng to the front in the final eighth. Colonel Bob beat out Niblick by a head in a sharp drive through the last sixteenth. The crowd was probably the lightest of the meeting, but the betting was spirited and the books bad a shade the better of the day. . John Shields got in today from New York with a number of horses.

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