Boosting For Success At Jamestown.: People of Norfolk Displaying Lively Concern for Permanency of the Sport., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-04


view raw text

BOOSTING FOR SUCCESS AT JAttESTOWN People of Norfolk Displaying Lively Concern for Permanency of the Sport Norfolk Vi November S Mud runners had an lining at the Jamestown track this afternoon The oiug was heavy close to the inner rail but in fairly good condition on the outside The racing conditions were such as to make the sport inviting only to the hardened rmnlars The weather was raw and cold and dark heavy clouds hung over the course all afternoon Considering these disagreeable features She attendance was excellent and it certainly looks s if meetings here can be made to pay The Nor ¬ folk people are taking kimlly to the sport and every ¬ one is boosting There was nothing attractive about the card offered this afternoon ordinary horses being named to go in all of the ra es A majority of the finishes found tlio Winners first home by long margins and their victories were evidently anticipated in most cases as strong and unnatural support developed Despite the fact that the six favorites were beaten it is doubtful if the layers found the balance on the afternoons business on the right side of the ledger In the steeplechase the winner Essex II was backed from 8 o 1 to to 1 The horse won iu a canter by five lengths Expansionist the favorite was a distant trailer until the race was practically over The showing of this horse was a keen disap ¬ pointment to form plnyers who will eagerly watch ins future races The first and sixth races were the only two in which the winners were forced to stand a drive driveDress Dress Parade II came back after his victory of yesterday and after making all of his own pace lasted to beat Laughing Eyes a neck In the closing race Gay Deceiver favored by good racing luck beat Captain Svvanson a scant length The latter was sharply cut off on the turn out of the back stretch or the result might have been different differentSeveral Several rulings were announced by the judges this afternoon one of which brought indefinite suspension to jockey Leiltert for his handling of Royal Onyx yesterday Lcibert declared that the horse was cold under him and declared that he would never run a good race unless he was stimulated Jockey Mc Cabe was also told not to accept any further mounts at the meeting His ride on the twoyearold Perth ¬ shire was not satisfactory It was the intention of the officials to susH nd C C Hall also but after the latter apologized to starter Dade the matter was ullnwrd to drop dropWilllniu Willlniu P Kiggs who is acting as one of the stewards arrived from Baltimore this morning and will remain fpr thc rest o the meeting meetingWilliam William Garth has purchased the w VyearoVd Troy Weight of II R Dulany paying 1400 for her herTasteful Tasteful wiM be shipped to Woods Garths farm at Charlottesville Va where he will go into winter quarters quartersE E II Garrison has purchased of William H Kar rick the twoyearold colt Golden

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1910110401_1_8
Library of Congress Record: