Judges Use Discretion: Moncrief Placed Second On Being Disqualified At Jacksonville.; Foul on Which Darling Was Awarded the Race Was Unintentional and Ruling of Officials Meets with General Approbation., Daily Racing Form, 1910-01-11


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JUDGES USE DISCRETION KONCRIEF PLACED SECOND ON BEING DIS ¬ QUALIFIED AT JACKSONVILLE Foul on Which Darling Was Awarded the Race Was WasUnintentional Unintentional and Ruling of Officials Meets with General Approbation Jacksonville Fla January 10 Paragraph 110 in lliu book of rules of the recently organized Southern Jockey Club this afternoon enabled the judges at loncrclf Park to make one of the most popular and sensible rulings that has been handed out in this liart of tht country When H L Thomas two 3carold Moncrief Iwre over and crowded Darling against the inside fence in the stretch during the running of the threefurlongs dash for twoyearolds and forced Powers to pull Darling up it was evident to all that Moncrief would n set back Troxler had Moncriefs head pulled sideways in an effort to keep him straight and it was plain that the crowding was no fault of the jockey Rule 11 reads The judges and stewards of the course are vested with power to determine the extent of disqualification in cases of fouls They may place the offending horse behind such horses as in their judgment it interferes with or may place it last if in their judgment the foul was committed intentionally Judges intentionallyJudges Murphy and Brady were satisfied that the foul was unintentional and instead of following the oldstyle method of placing Moncrief last they placed him second The crowding in no way inter ¬ fered with the chances of Flora Bryan which fin ¬ ished third beaten off five lengths Four favorites won during the afternoon the suc ¬ cessful choices being Hibcrnica Darling Dr Holz berg and Castlewood Jockey Powers had the mount on the firstnamed two Owing to heavy rains on Sunday night the track was slow although the going was much better than was looked for forA A Nicolai owner of the Tremont Stable arrived from New York this morning He placed the horses Court Lady and Gypsy Girl that were here in charge of J Clcrico in the hands of F J Townsend an American jockey who has been riding in Europe dur ¬ ing the past few years 1 S P Randolphs good handicap horse Patsv IHIS Stcen taken sfck with fever and is reported ttTbe In it bad way A wayA Lasance who is racing a small string at Tampa pot in from Cincinnati this morning His mission liere is to arrange for the shipment of his stable to Moncreif Park ParkCharles Charles Waltring who has been acting as assistant to Messrs Fizer and Strode arrived from Tampa this morning He came on to engage several blockmen to book at Tampa It is said that the association has determined to run the ring from now on Jockey onJockey Obcrt got into an altercation with jockey Howard after the running of the fifth race and the mutter was brought to the attention of the judges In view of the fact that Obcrt had struck jockeys Page and Ganz with his whip in races run last week the judges decided that it would be well to teach Ol ert a lesson and they ordered that he be suspended Ohert has been riding in excellent form fif followingThe late and had a large following The protest lodged by E J Crawford against the claiming of La Rciue Hindoo by Dec Hammond on the ground that the latters mare Dona II was n it in the hands of a licensed trainer was dismissed by the judges They also passed favorably on the sain of the mare Sally Preston which was transferred to her former owner W II Seeman after having been claimed by E J Crawford a few days ago This agoThis week two stakes will be run On Wednes ¬ day the feature will be the Lake City Selling Stakes at one mile for tJireeyearolds and over while the Dixie Handicap will lie the big attraction on Satur ¬ day The conditions of this woe call for a dasli of si mile and a sixteenth and some of the liost horses here are eligible to go to the post Among them nn Polls Patsy Green Seal Fauntlerov Angelus Old ClegesTho Honesty Question Mark and Sir Cleges Tho declarations for the Florida Special and the American Derby are in Gridiron Miss Sain Lotus Kilter Hampton Court Angclus and Harrigau have been declared out of the Florida Special This nice which is tit a mile and a quarter has a guaranteed vilut of 3000 Tl withdrawals in the Derby are Miizarin Dave Nicholson Paul Davis Bob Co Hamp ¬ ton Court Alfred the Great and Starover This loaves thirtyfour still eligible for the Florida Spe cial aiid thirtytwo for the Derby

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