Accidents At Fort Erie.: Lizzie Flat Falls In The Steeplechase And Moongold Is Killed.; Huck Wins in a Great Display of Gameness--Miss Strome in a Close Finish--Extreme Heat Affects the Attendance., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-30


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ACCIDENTS At FORT ERIE LIZZIE FLAT FALLS IN THE STEEPLECHASE AND MOONGOLD IS KILLED Huck Wins in a Great Display of Gameness Miss Stromo in a Close Finish Extreme Heat Affects tho Attendance Buffalo N Y July 2 With Iho exception of the steeplechase todays ordinary card promised lit ¬ tle in tho way of good sport and because of tho additional fact that the heat was terrific matny elected to forego attendance at Fort Erin and a noticeable decrease from the preceding days crowd was evidenced evidencedFive Five started in the steeplechase but only Wood side and McAllister favorite and second choice respectively finished the first named winning in a canter Lizzie Flat and Moongold came to grief at the thirteenth and last obstacle Up to thb point the race was spectacular iLizzle Flat staying1 in the lead closely pressed by Moongold and Wood side McAllister was also a forward contender Approaching the last Jump Woodside made his challenge and forcing the nace caused Lizzie Flat to blunder and fall in a heap Before Moongold could avoid her he had also fallen Tho mishap gave Woodside a long lead and he only had to canter through the stretch to l eat McAllister Moon gold broke his neck but Lizzie Flat was none the worse for her tumble and was remounted by a stable lad named Sullivan and finishing in the time limit gained third place W Allen who had tho mount on her originally was badly shaken up by tho fall Bowser on Moongold escaped injury as did Archibald who fell on La Veita at tiho fourth fence fenceT T C McDowells Iluck gave a splendid exhibi ¬ tion of gameness hi the fifth race when he won from Snderman after he had appeared a forlorn hope Huck grabbed his quarter at the barriers rise stumbled and almost fell He was a hopeless last when he was sent after the others but gradually decreased the distance and although forced to go wide into the stretch got up in the last few strides to win He was given a tousing ovation on his re ¬ turn to the judges stand standFavorites Favorites and second choices accounted for the en ¬ tire card three rafces going to each Finishes were close in most Instances that between Miss Strome and Maycella exceptionally so Miss Strome show ¬ ing n surprisingly good turn of speed during the last furlong got up in the last stride strideThe The disappointment of the afternoon proved to bo P Dunnes Lignando Powers was unprepared with him when the barrier was released causing the colt to lie away badly He gained on his opponents steadily but could not overcome the lead ot Protagonist and King Thistle ThistleThe The B it O Stable took its first purse of the meeting when Hampton Beauty after a poor send off PimpanteIt managed to land the opener from Pimpante It developed today that jockey Warren Is in a more serious condition that at first thought and on advice of physicians lie was taken to the Riverside Hospital were he was found to be suffering from typhoid fever feverJockey Jockey Powers was fined 25 by the starter for disobedience at tho post postEdward Edward Corrigan this afternoon made protest to the judges against jockey Powers riding for any one hut himself alleging that he held a contract on the lads services and was entitled to first call in all races The matter will be disposed of tomor ¬ row rowRobert Robert Lloyd arrived today from New York and will join the ranks of layers The terrific heat caused a slump In the number of layers and only twentyfour including the two fielders were in line lineAccording According to racing rules the stable lad Sulli ¬ van who rode Lizzie Flat from the last jump to tho finish Is entitled to the riding fee He weighed 140 pounds

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