Centre Shot Continues Her Winning.: Defeats The Mist, Critic and Other Fast Ones in Oaklands Main Race., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-08


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CENTRE SHOT CONTINUES HER WINNING WINNINGDefeats Defeats The Mist Critic and Other Fast Ones in Oaklands Main Raca Oakland Cal May 7 Seven of the fleetest horses in California including Centre Shot Tb Mist Critic Fred Kent Fantastic Creation and Haleigh were engaged in todays big racing attraction at Oakland the Kvans Handicap named in honor of the cominanderInchief of the visiting battleship tleet The race was won by Centre Shot William Walkers exquisite threeyearold daughter of Sain Grand Shot after one of the most spectacular struggles seen here this season The winner closed a heavily backed favorite and it was the fifth consecutive victory of the Woodlandsbred filly since her leju venation of a mouth ago The seven furlongs were run in tho very fast time of 125J and Centre Shot demonstrated by this last crown Ing achievement that she is easily the best of her age and sex in local training The good card wound upwith n mile and seventy yards dash in which some of the best horses In the handicap division were represented This re ¬ sulted in a lucky victory for Ocean Shore which after enjoying the lions share of good luck from lirst to last scored finally by a narrow margin from Diimnia whose unruly behavior at the post caused her to be all but left Vox Popnli the receding Jlrst choice was so manifestly mishandled during the running by jockey Sandy that his finishing un ¬ placed was not taken seriously by the big crowd of backers of the Keene castoff Favorites castoffFavorites and outsiders shared equally in Hit afternoons racing honors Firstclass weather and track conditions prevailed and the attendance ap ¬ proximated 10000 10000W W E Applegates crack apprentice jockey A Walsh whose left eye was badly injured by a flying stone during the running of the third race on Tues ¬ day is rapidly recovering the full use of that organ and will resume riding tomorrow tomorrowTrainer Trainer Powers of the Los Angeles Stable will tnke Frank Fllttner and a string from the Schreiber stable to Canada where they will be campaigned during the summer summerW W V Conran has decided to ship about twenty of IilH best horses to New York about May 12 and will campaign them on the eastern tracks Dr tracksDr II E Kowells nineyearold Sain horse Corri gan pulled up lame in a workout and will be sent to Brentwood for the summer His owner believes that a good rest will i ut the old fellow in shape to win a race or two next winter when the going Is muddy muddyWith With 2000 horses in training here the cheaper races bring out enough entries to fill several con tests As many as eighty entries have been of ¬ fered of Lite for selling races but as the starters are limited to twelve nearly all had to be thrown out

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