Record Attendance at Jamestown., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-09


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RECORD ATTENDANCE AT JAMESTOWN. Norfolk, fa., April -V- The record for attendance was shattered at the Jamestown track today. Thirty five hundred people were present. Ladies Day accounting for the big out pouring or Norfolkians. Thcy weie well rewarded, as three favorites again finished in front. John W. Schorr scored a double with Im-le Fred and Silverine. Locbicl. Joe Jones good two-year old. ran sensationally in the opening race, coming from far back to head Green B. Morris Edmund Adams in the last few strides. Immediately after the race. Alben Simons, acting for John W. Schorr, attend ,800 for Lochiel. Mr. Jones refused to sell, stating that his price was ,000. A plunge of no mean proportions was made on Nor. i Emma in the second race, the filly lieing backed from an opening of 4 to ." to 1 to :! at the close. After leading into the stretch by two lengths she tired and Uncle Fred, coming with a rush, was up in time to beat her by three parts of a length. Another sensational finish resulted in the third race when Golden Butterfly, usually a front runner, came from behind in the stretch to pass Takahira and lolly in the closing strides. To many Jolly seemed to liave gotten the place. Another mad thing went through in the fourth race when Ilatitland. backed from 7 to 5 to 4 to o. after getting away last, ran all around his company and gained a decision from Hyperion II. in a hard drive. Los Cavanagh. a 10 to 1 shot, was also running great guns at the end. Silverine. backed from s to 5 to •» to 10. captured the closing race with case, after making all the pace. Tomorrows n for the amateurs will be a big drawing card. From present indications ten hunters, all owned by members of the Norfolk Hunt Club, will go to the post. Tin- distance is one mile and a quarter and while the weights are to be 198 pounds and upward, it is really a catch weight affair, as tin- riders will be allowed to carry as much overweight as may blind nancy.

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