Betting Expert Reaches Oakland.: George H. Smith, Arbiter of Oral System of Wagering, Looks for Great Season on Coast., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-08


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BETTING EXPERT BEACHES OAKLAND George H Smith Arbiter of Oral System of Wager ¬ ing Looks for Great Season on Coast San Francisco Cal November 7 George H Smith the betting expert and righthand man of John G Cavanagh originator of the oral system of wagering has arrived and lias begun preparations for handling the betting end of the coming Oakland meeting lie is enthusiastic over the prospects for a successful meeting meetingThe The system of betting this year will be the same as last season said lie There will be uo material change A few details have been perfected in New Vork this summer but in the main it will be identi ¬ cally as it was inaugurated last fall The layers of odds will be furnished their information blanks and the public can wager with them orally as before 1 am sure too that It will be a success In New York and on the eastern tracks this system of bettng is in favor with the horsemen and the race ¬ goers who have come to understand it We will be careful to remain within the strict reading of the law The New California Jockey Club intends to do nothing in violation of the law lawOn On the opening day I am confident that from twenty to tweutynyc layers will be in line and the public will be free to enjoy the sport Oral betting hasbeen fully established here and no such trouble will be experienced this opening as was the case last year when everything was new and odd oddExpert Expert Smith explained that only reputable and known layers would be given the privilege of operat ¬ ing and that pains would be taken to see that every ¬ thing was carried out to tin interest of the race ¬ goers Among1 the layers of odds who are expected to be on the ground are Joe Blunie George Rose Joe Rose and Henry Uanf all wellknown easterners Entries to the stakes of the New California Jockey Club total 591 niaking an average of nearly fifty to each of the twelve events There are twentysix entries for the Opening Handicap to be run next Saturday SaturdayThe The Camden horses reached the coast from Ken ¬ tucky in good condition conditionFrank Frank Ferris WinCim Winter Dargin and Zwick are among the Schreiber horses that Davo Henry has brought here from Woodland this state stateJockey Jockey C H Shilling wired that he will be here November 15 after a brief visit to New York YorkJockey Jockey George Archibald has reported to the stables of James McManus and O A Bianchi for whom he will ride this winter James McSlanns lias arrived from the east H lias some promising racing material for tlieil i n iicn ing meeting 0 A rianehi lias somi of his hWses while others are in the rare of Steve Judge I5 lare a consistent performer last winter has iiad tin benefit of a long rest restDowniiatrick Downiiatrick a useful horse that T H Kyaii raced here several seasons ago will carry the Kyan colors again this winter winterJ J A Bell who races under tin name of the Raisin City Stable writes that he will readi Oak ¬ land in the course of a few days with Likeiv Dieti donne Jack Roberts L C Ackerlev and Bucolic BucolicJoe Joe Rose the wellknown layer lias arrived from New York where he spent some weeks after return ing from Europe witli Al e Kempner KempnerArasee Arasee Bubbling Water Spellbound and Stanley Fay are among the prominent candidates fur tV Opening Handicap Judge E C Hopper lias arrived from his Kentucky home and reports that several owners are t ship from Latonia among them W C Weaver whose string is handled by W J Speirs SpeirsThere There was a rumor here that Judge Hopper had interested himself in behalf of II G Bedwell and that he Iiad waited over to see the Kentucky rac ¬ ing commissioners but he said there was no foundation to the report Judge Hopper met W Christie who was en route to Interview members of the Kentucky State Racing Commission CommissionSecretary Secretary Treat today received a telegram from Judge Pettingill to the effect that Mrs Pettingill is about to be operated upon In New York for appendi ¬ citis and that lie does not know just when lie will arrive here Louis Lissak will act as associate to arrivesA Judge Hopper until Judge Pettinsill arrives A carload of horses owned by Earl Linnell has ar ¬ rived at the track from New York The string eon sists of Baron Eslier Lisaro Black Mate Big Stfek Marigot Oxer Ollie May and Pleasant Great Jubilee and Itosey Posey trained by H Fallehy came in the same car Another carload owned liv Sir Linnell will arrive later in the week

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