Oakland Racing Proves Featureless.: Native Son Prevails Over Fast Sprinters in the Main Race of the Day., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-19


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OAKLAND RACING PROVES FEATURELESS Native Son Prevails Over Fast Sprinters in the Main Race of tho Day Oakland Cal May IS The Atlantic battleship licet weighed anchor and left for 1tiget Sound ports this morning With its departure normal condi ¬ tions were resumed locally Wet weather and con ¬ sequent muddy track condition combined with a very moderate card of six races had the effect of deterring many of the racegoers from making their daily pilgrimage to Oakland and in consequence there were fewer spectators present than at any time this winter The best class of horses engaged dur ¬ ing the afternoon participated in tlie live and a lalf furlongs sprint fourth on the card Native Son a receding third choice in the betting ridden by A Walsh displayed marvelous improvement over his two preceding races scoring a fast and unex ¬ pectedly game victory over Entrc Nous College Widow Belle Kinney anil four others over a slow and for him supposedly unfavorable track trackHannah Hannah Louise in the second race and Kumeii ber in the sixth were the only two favorites to materialize Walter Miller rode the last named in masterly fashion The DinkelspielDoss confed ¬ eracy who are said to have won considerable on M A Dodges mare proceeded to make their tri ¬ umph complete by bidding her up and acquiring her for 1010 1010Walsh Walsh and Miller shared equally in todays saddle successes with two winning mounts each The Ap plegate lightweight is one of the comers of the season as a jockey jockeyThe The crack lightweight jockey Clifford Gilbert lias gone to New York and on his arrival will report to James Howe trainer for James H Keeuc

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