Norfolk Outlook Better: Tempting Weather And Attractive Card Draw Big Crowd To Jamestown.; Field Mouse Scores a Lucky Victory in Feature Race--Royal Onyx Shows Return of His True Form--Three Favorites Successful., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-08


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NORFOLK OUTLOOK BETTER TEMPTING WEATHER AND ATTRACTIVE CARD DRAW BIG CROWD TO JAMESTOWN Field Mouse Scores a Lucky Victory in Feature Race Royal Onyx Shows Return of His True Form Three Favorites Successful Norfolk Va November 7 Kaciug conditions in Norfolk today could not well have been improved 111011 and the clear crisp autumn weather coupled with the good card offered by the Jamestown Jockey Club proved too strong a magnet for lovers of the thoroughbreds in tiiis section to resist The crowd was the largest for a Monday attendance tl t ever turned out to the Norfolk track and it begins to look as if there may be a future for this place as 1 racing center after all Fifteen layers again cut in and speculation was brisk Favorites and out ¬ siders divided the honors the successful choices being Cooney K Field Mouse and Stinger Guy Burns who arrived from Cincinnati Saturday had the mount on Stinger and the hitter made an exhibi ¬ tion of his company winning with great ease after being taken under restraint In the stretch The Hying start that Stinger received was in a measure responsible for his easy victory Burns prejudged the start and what would have been a good break turned out a bad one oneIn In the feature race August Bclmonts Field Mouse under a vigorous finish just managed to get home a nose iu advance of Cotnpton Field Mouses vic ¬ tory was a lucky one There was no question abotit Comptoii being the best horse in the race today but he was handicapped by haying the apprentice Kil lingswortli In the saddle Had the latter refrained from drawing liis whip at a critical stage Compton would have won wonKoyal Koyal Onyx showed his true form today when he made a runaway affair of the opening dash He was ridden by steeplechase jockey W Allen and was one of the outsiders in the betting Itwas ti had rich on Itoyal Onyx m the opening day of tin meeting that brought indefinite suspension for jockey Leibert and on the face of the horses showing today Leiberts chances for reinstatement appear none goodS too good S W Streett woirtfls first purse here vhen Hal lack took the fifth race in runaway fashion beating the favorite Mon Ami a couple of lengths E Dugan rode two winners today todayIzzy Izzy Ham who left suddenly for New York on Friday last returned this morning and cut iu again this afternoon afternoonWhile While being exercised yesterday Hugh Pennys useful plater King Avoudale stepped into a hole on the l ackstreteli and wrenched his ankle Several more stables are expected from Baltimore tomorrow among them the horses owned by George I Sherman Arrangements have been made to run a special train from here to Jacksonville on the Sunday fol ¬ lowing the close of the meeting W O Scully has the matter in charge and the horse train will be made up of about twelve carloads carloadsJockey Jockey McCahey will go to Jacksonville with Jamc FItzsimmons who will make his engagements this winter

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