Favorites Fail Their Backers., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-21


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FAVORITES FAIL THEIR BACKERS BACKERSSeattle Seattle Wash July 20 It developed upon Ar court to save the situation for favorite backers after Giovanni Bjlerio Phillistina Netting Green Seal and Tho Sultan had gone to defeat one after another in the first five races at The Meadows Arcourt was equal to the emergency and running the best race of his career scored an easy victory Ida May cut a fraction from the track record for six and a half furlongs in winning her race after being almost overlooked in the betting bettingToupee Toupee reversed the outcome of his previous meet ing with Giovanni Balerio so easily that the judges decided to indefinitely suspend jockey Archibald who rode Toupee on both occasions It was not alto ¬ gether on Toupees account that this action was taken however the officials having been dissatis ¬ fied with several of Archibalds rides during the past week or so notably that on Nonie Lucille which mare won by a nose in spite of what appeared to them an indifferent ride on the jockeys part Other specifications are also held against Archibald ArchibaldAfter After Phillistinas improved showing today the judges decree that jockey Buston shall confine his riding to the Fleur do LIs Stable to which he Is under contract

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