Old-Time Crowd Turns Out: Greatest Throng Of Season Witnesses Racing At Oakland Track.; Running of Christmas Handicap on the Coast Made Notable by Reducing of Track Record for One Mile and Quarter to 2:03 2/5 by Spellbound., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-27

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OLDTIME CROWD TURNS OUT GREATEST THRONG OF SEASON WITNESSES RACING AT OAKLAND TRACK Running of Christmas Handicap on the Coast Made MadeNotable Notable by Reducing of Tiack Record for One OneMile Mile and Quarter to 203 by Spellbound Sail Francisco Cal December 2G In the presence if one of the greatest holiday throngs erer gathered at Oakland S ellUound won the Christmas Handicap today and established a new track record for one mile and a quarter liy running the distance in 2032 The previous mark for the distance was 205 Ideal weather favored the sport and the track was in hue condition The crowd was easily the largest C the season and was a reminder of the times when racing nourished in California prior to the passage of speculationA legislation against speculation A field of seven went to the post for the big race with Chester Krum favorite and the top weight Rubbling Water next in demand Spellbound was not wc11 fancied and receded in the betting Endy inioii II went to the front at the start but was imsscd by Belfast after a half mile had been run Archibald gave Spellbound his head on the back strelch and he drew away Opening a gap of eight lengths lie fairly romped home in advance of Chester Krum and Arasce Bubbling Water appeared unable to concede the weight Winning weightWinning Widow won the Motto Handicap easily Irom Pawhuska Pluvious the favorite was not ready and quit after running forwardlr in the early stages Kaleigh P 1 led bis field home in the Ueraldlnc Handicap Jockey HandicapJockey Fischer was suspended for the remainder f the week for cutting across with No Quarter in the SaturdayStarter last race Saturday Starter todayIJcfofe J J Holtman sent the fields away today IJcfofe leaving for his home in Texas C II Shil ¬ ling sold his riding equipment to jockeys G Garner and Taylor following out a custom which he adopts every year He already has an order for a new outfit in the east which will cost him r 00 This is quite a sum to pay for a saddle and the few blankets and oilskins which go to make up a jock ¬ eys equipment but Shilling demands the very best tvMtIf H does Hiie high Jockey highJockey J Mclntyre who was suspended more than a year ago at Iatoniii by Judge Charles F Price has been notified that he has been restored to good standing He is at Oakland and will get down to weight ridingTurret as soon as possible in order to resume riding Turret probably will not face the barrier at the present meeting Trainer O A Biauchi had the winner of the California Derby of last season fired soon after he returned from the east and the colt has not been going along well in his work workJ J M Crane has purchased three yearlings from Clarence Waterhouse as follows Sweetdale by Maxnic Sweet Favcrdale Sanel by Altamax Pre ¬ judice and First Fashion by First Tenor Bit of Fashion FashionHamper Hamper Is walking soundly after being tired and will soon be put in active training This shifty sprinter was ailing all summer with a troublesome front knee and Early Wright expects him to rouud to form ore long longRollicking Rollicking Boy has been added to the schooling list listLord Lord Rossington has been fired

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