New Lease Of Life At Tampa., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-04


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NEW LEASE OF LIFE AT TAMPA Tampa Fla February 8 Jack Laxson today de ¬ cisively disposed of Southern Gold considered at present at the top of his form and backed confidently In various sections of rthe country Jack Laxson sprinted into a long lead toon after the start and holding Southern Gold safe at all stages won with ease After his impressive victory an offer of several thousand dollars for the colt was turned down The same activity manifested yesterday prevailed this afternoon The meeting has taken on a new lease of life and the management looks for constant improvement The ideal weather served to bring out a banner attendance today Speculation was of such heavv volume as to be surprising to the Shaw contingent The books benefited by several good breaks breaksRequests Requests for stabling room from several owners now at Jacksonville were made this afternoon Among those contemplating shipping all or part of their racing strings arc James McLaughlin Jr G P Brazier and J P Mayberry The latter will send Karls Court and others Brazier will include Tom McGratli in his consignment consignmentT T P Hayes landed a pair of purses in sensational style during the afternoon largely because of the good riding of Glasner His first success came in the juvenile race when Ssuctim beat Tods Cot ¬ tage Lillie Turner after appearing a forlorn hope at the stretch turn electrified the crowd by a sen ¬ sational victory over W I Hindi In addition to winning with the Hayes pair Glasner rode Jack Laxson LaxsonThe The despised and erratic Okeiiite came near to up ¬ setting a good thing when he succumbed to Oesa only in the last stride of the fifth race raceConvillo Convillo displaying marked improvement won the opener in cantering fashion fashionThe The protest lodged against the claiming of Ueiiel Oueen on the score of irregularity was not sustained by the judges judgesGeneral General Manager Strode will depart for Jackson ¬ ville tonight to look after the shipment of several carloads of horses intended for racing here

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