An Added Starterss Prize: Clamor Put in to Aid His Stable Mate Wins Christmas Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-26


view raw text

AN ADDED STARTERS PRIZE. CLAMOR PUT IN TO AID HIS STABLE MATE WINS CHRISTMAS HANDICAP. , i Mud Still the Order at Oakland and Results Uncertain Walter Millers Bad Luck Continues. Oakland, Cal. December 25. J. O. Keenes sturdy three-year-old, Clamor, was shipped here from Santa Anita Park and added at the last moment to the Christmas Handicap, the richest stake decided here thus far this season, and, running as the despised and unconsidered second string to his Tnore famous stable companion, Red Leaf, vanquished his opponents in commanding style. The Keene entry, coupled, were favorites In the betting and carried the bulk of the publics money. The race was" at the trying distance of one mile and a quarter, over a still more trying track, and at the end of the first mile the pair drew out and won off with. Rubric many lencths away. The result was received with genuine enthusiasm by the 15,000 race-goers presenty and there was renewed applause forthcoming for Mr. Keene when ho appeared and led the winner away. The tabulated history of the Christmas Handicap is as follows: Year. Winner. A. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. lS9SDavid Tenny..4 108 n. Martin. ,140 3:31 i 1S99 No stake this year. 4 lOOOfEddie Jones... 5 110 Jenkins ... 3,250 2:07 1901 El R. Shanhon.4 95 L. Jackson. 2,310 2:00 JL9Ci2tonessuwr.4 117 Minder -...,2,580 2:07? 1903 Proper 3 118 J. Martin. . 3,015 2:00 1904 Claude ..4 127 W. Daly... 3,200 2:08 1905 Lubin 5 107 Treubel ... 3,195 2:00: 1900 Dr. Leggo 4 110 L. Williams 3,010 2:095 1907 Clamor 3 92 Kirschbaum. 3,300 2:102 Two miles and run at Ingleslde under Pacific Coast Jockey Club. fRun at Tanforan under San Francisco Jockey Club. After the Christmas Handicap, the most interesting feature of the card developed in the third race in which Harry Masons Herodotus, a 00 horse, was the successful medium of a "killing" in which everybody shared. Mr. Mason had advised his friends east and west to get down on Herodotus the first time he started and it naturally followed that the most extensively tipped horse .of the season would be at a stiort price. The wonder of it all was that David Gideons old cast-off made good under the pilotage lie received. Coles, better known ,as "Sapho," formerly a stable lad In the employ of Billy Lakeland, and as black as the ace of spades, rode Herodotus and gained the luckiest of decisions by the narrowest of margins In the very last stride. . The running of the second race, won by Byroner- dale, was marked by the most scandalous reversal of form of the meeting. The winner displayed astounding, but probably legitimate, improvement. The stewards, however, reverted back to his previous defeat and suspended jockey Palms, who rode him on that occasion.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1907122601_1_7
Library of Congress Record: