How Miss Sains Price Was Raised., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-24


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HOW MISS SAINS PRICE WAS RAISED If Lexingtons ringmaster had Intended to play Into the hands of the shrewd gamblers who brought woe to the handbookman of the western cities Tues ¬ day in the case of Miss Sain he would have done precisely what be did when he bunched all the other horses as a field against her It Is not to be sup ¬ posed there was any such Intention but the effect was tlm same Had tin horses been sold singly as they always should be in the miltuels there would have been no way to manufactures false odds As lr was Uy wasting a few hundreds of dollars on the field Ryan and his allies secured more than double the price away from the track that they were legitimately entitled to Of this affair the Enquirer saiil The idea of ringmaster Elrod that more money can be got through the machines by selling a fa ¬ vorite against the field when one horse appears to stand out over all the others in a race was fol ¬ lowed here and it gave the followers of Miss Sain an elegant opportunity to boost the price against her Hyan waited until the horses were going to the post and with Brlzzolari at the 2 straight machine and himself at the 5 straight machine they be ¬ an buying tickets on the field

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