Ormuz Continues To Win.: Horse That Narrowly Escaped Huckster Duty Is Now Best Sprinter at Tampa Track., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-08


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ORMUZ CONTINUES TO WIN Horse That Narrowly Escaped Huckster Duty Is Now Best Sprinter at Tampa Track Tampa Fla February 7 Oimii eijnalcd the track record of ltl for seven furlongs in winning he principal race of todays card lie merely had to canter to get homo in advance of Autumn irl and Bannock Bob to both of which he was conced ¬ ing weight This was his lifth victory here and lie probably is the best sprinter in local training During the last meeting at Lutonia this onetime good racer was condemned to haul a huckster wagon but was saved from such an ignominious career by blacksmith Brause who out of sentiment secured ownership of the horse by paying 10 advance over the 0 that he cost the trader Mose johlhhitt who paid W OB Macdouough 5000 for Ormuz failed to win a race with him and gave tho colt away after carrying him along for more than a year yearThe The attendance was good today and things were lively in a speculative way A large delegation that got in from Jacksonville contributed to the enthu ¬ siasm Favorites again fared well three well backed first choices coming home in front frontT T 1 Hayes Sanetim demonstrated that lie is a good colt by the manner In which lie disposed of the juveniles that opposed him in the opener He appeared a forlorn hope at one stage but responded in game fashion and wore down Count de Oro In the last sixteenth sixteenthTwo Two carloads of liorses arrived yesterday from Jacksonville JacksonvilleJ J S Ward sent word ithat lie would ship at least four horses here tomorrow James McLaughlin Jr ships part of liis at the same time timeJ J It Thompson Avith Flashing and others and jockey Upton came this morning Upton had the mount en La Fayette in the closing race and was suspended for ten days by the starter for disobedi ¬ ence at the post postGene Gene Austin who is representing1 Tom Shaw is considering the putting on of several extra books to accommodate the bettors Since taking charge the daily betting has Increased almost 10000 10000Jockey Jockey John Daly who was stricken 1with paralysis about six weeks ago has sufficiently recovered tp be about with the aid of crutches and was at the track this afternoon afternoonWhile While schooling a twoyearold owned by I B Fitzgerald this morning jockey MtCabe was thrown and had an arm fractured fracturedSince Since the taking over of the local betting ring by Tom Shaw all uncertainty as to the future of racing here has been dispelled and it is a certainty that the racing will go on for the full one hundred days advertised There is some talk of coutinuiug for at least four weeks after the Kciicdijledjjatjsfor elosiug but this has not been fully decided oil and will depend mainly on conditions that develop

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