Electric Battery at San Antonio: Jockey Lindsey Detected in Its Use and Ruled off-Finley Als Banished, Daily Racing Form, 1908-12-27


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ELECTRIC BATTERY AT SAN ANTONIO. Jockey Lindsey Detected in Its Use and Ruled Off Finley Also Banished. San Antonio. Tex.. Decerning 20. Several incidents out of the ordinary enlivened proceedings at the track this afternoon, the first one with the running of the second race, when it was discovered that jockey Lindsey had used an electric battery on the hOrse Nine. For this, breach of racing rules the offending rider was promptly ruled off the turf. The electric battery -was concealed in a lead pad and was a crude affair, easy of detection. The surprisingly Improved showing of Albert Star, when he forced First Premium to a hard drive to land the purse in the feature race and established tv track record, caused Judge Murphy to issue a ruling barring jockey Finley. who rode the horse in his last start, from accepting any more mounts here. He also took the horses running under further investigation. In the closing race, after betting had been in progress for soma time. Stoic had to be withdrawn on account of lameness and all bets were declared off. At todayfl draw-in ten bookmakers applied for positions. Most of them have lost heavily by the frequent victories of the choices. hi a quarter-mile match nice held this morning Carrie Nation, ridden by Pickens, beat Arch Oldham, ridden by Molesworth, in the fast time of 22.

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