King Cobalt is Defeated: Gets off Slowly and Finally Swerves in Behind Sal Volatile near the End, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-10


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KING COBALT IS DEFEATED GETS OFF SLOWLY AND FINALLY SWERVES IN BEHIND SAL VOLATILE NEAR THE END. Reiditiooro Wins at His Fourth Essay This Week Royal Onyx Scores in Fast Time Bannell First Easily. Hamilton. Out.. October 9. Today was an oft: day nr Hamilton and the card offered was in keeping, tlir- conditions of a majority of the races being framed to suit the poorer class of horses. The racing, too. vas not up to the standard of the previous days of the meeting and the result in at least one race was fa1 from satisfactory to race-goers. The best liehl that went to the post during the afternoon started in the fifth race, and on recent fonn Kins Cobalt : eemr-d easily best. lie was ridden by Nieol and was a heavily backed favorite, hut the best he could do was finish third. Sal Volatile and Park lUw hoth beating him out. The wise division wagered heavily on Park Row. despite that horses poor showing back of Aimee C. a few days ago. Two favorites managed to win. the successful unices being Bannell and Royal Onyx. The attendance was again large, over 1. 000 persons coming town on the Toronto special. Royal Onyx showed a flue performance In the fourth race, which he won in runaway fashion. In the 6ecoad race Reidmoore surprised everyone by lumping out and winning rather easily from the lavorite. Charlie Gilbert. It was Reiduioores fourth race sluce Monday. In his three previous starts he finished second twice and third once. Itennell had little better than a good gallop iu the steeplechase. He was always at odds-on and carried some heavy commissions. After Bannell had been warmed up. Allen Case strolled into the paddock ;md asked n. Graham, trainer of Bannell. if the iiorse was for sale. He was informed that 00 would purchase him and a transfer was immediately made and the horse ran in Cases interests. Another lumper was sold during the morning. 1. W. Booth securing Byzantine from A. Bailer. The Imrse will he shipped with the lest of the Booth horses to Baltimore. V. B. Dade lias patented a new starting gate which lie will use next season. It is said that the i,at is very similar to the McGinnis machine, being , united on the same principle. It has been definitely decided to give a ten days Jfci . . ing at Dufferin Park. Toronto, a half-mile ring PUr which trotting races have been held during the w w -.t summer. The meeting will be given under iff auspices of the York Driving Club and will open Tuesdav next. The man behind the scheme is said to br A. M. Orpcn. the well-known poolroom proprietor. There is already a rumor that horsemen and t orses participating in the racing at Dufferin Park will he placed under the ban by the other associations in Canada. Babble and Ruxton were scratched out ot the race bv order of the stewards. The horses were not reported in time by their owners to the paddock i idge. .Icckev G. Burns was suspended for the remainder of the meeting for rough riding in the second race. Burns had the. mount on Golf 35all and interfered with Charlie Gilbert. , "Tip" Lee, well known on it the west urn turf as an ex-iockey. is reported to bo dying in the Grand Central iu Toronto.

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