Moncrief Has Fierce Fire: Flames Break Out In Association Barn While Racing Goes On.; Structure in Which Blaze Originated Is Entirely Destroyed, but Further Encroachment Is Checked and Sport Resumed After Hours Delay., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-31


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MONCRIEF HAS FIERCE FIRE FLAMES BREAK OUT IN ASSOCIATION BARN WHILE RACING GOES ON Structure in Which Blaze Originated Is Entirely De ¬ stroyed but Further Encroachment Is Checked and Sport Resumed After Hours Delay Jacksonville Fla December 30 A fierce flrb which broke out in the association bam at Moncrief this afternoon threatened for a time to Tvipe out the big racing plant The stable which is located at the turn out of the backstretcb Is used to house the mules track utensils etc Under one end of the barn twenty tons of hay was stored and when the flames started they spread with great rapidity The fire broke out shortly after the running of the first race and a couple of hundred stable bands hurried to the burning structure to help fight the flames After an hour the fire was gotten under control but not until the association barn had been burned groundThe to the ground The horses were called to the post for the second race at about 330 and the remaining races were rushed through before dark Interesting contests were provided Defects margin over Ben Lomond in the third race was so slight that the winner re ¬ mained in doubt until the official placing was dis ¬ played Eastern owners took the last two races with Mar Amelia and Ardri McCahey was in good form He piloted three winners and Bell landed two Favorites and second choices swept the card the days results showing three winning favorites and three second choices choicesFlashing Flashing which was taken from J L Thompson out of a selling race a few days ago by Guy Gray was run up and repurchased by Mr Thompson after Hie fifth race Sir Thompson secured her for 500 an priceThere advance of 200 over her entered price There were a number of arrivals from different points today C C Smitbson of Washington made his first visit to Moncrief this afternoon E F Cooney owner of Guy Fisher arrived from Pater son X J and jockey L McCabe came by boat from Baltimore BaltimoreJ J L Schneitter arrived from Peusacola with his stable and O L Ricliards owner of Campaigner and Dress Parade II arrived from New York YorkColonel Colonel Aslmieade ran in the name and colors of J W Schorr today the Memphis turfman hating purchased the iliorse of L Taubcr yesterday for 1200 1200Recent Recent workouts at Moncrief Anna Half mile in 54 Anna L Daley Threeeighths in 43 Bad News II Mile in 157 Bat Masterson Threeeighths in 40 Bqau Brummel Threeeighths in 08 Cardiff Threequarters In 121 Carlton G Half mile in 54 Creole Threequarters in 125 Deceivahlc Threequarters In 125 Donau Half mile in 52 Elfall Half mile In 02 Flannel Threequarters in 121 Fond Heart Threequarters in 124 Foreguard Mile In 153 Fulford Threequarters in 38 General MacGregor Fiveeighths in 107 German Silver Threequarters in 124 Glucose Mile in l46i Grenida Halt mile in 52 Guns Hill Half mile in 54 54Herbert Herbert Turner Threequarters in 129 Herpes Threequarters in 119 Indora Half mile In 53 Jack Dcnman Half mile in 52J King Avondale Threequarters iu 121 La U Mexican Mile in 152 Lady Irma Fiveeighths in 1OG Lady Ormicant Threequarters in 11S Lavender Lad Threequarters in 123 Madeline L Half mile in 54 Mark Antony II Fiveeighths in 108 Minot Half mile in 53 My Gal Half mile in 57 Myrtle Marion Half mile in 53 Nannette Mile in 151 Narncc J V Jr Threequarters in 120 Oakley Half mile in 52J Oueen Lead Fiveeighths in 109 Ragman Mile in 14 Real Gem Threequarters in 120 120Royal Royal Report Half mile in 55 55Schoolmarm Schoolmarm Threequarters in 119 119Shapdale Shapdale Fiveeighths in 112 112Spin Spin Half mile in 53 53St St Joseph Threeeighths iu 41 41Stafford Stafford Half mile in 52 52Star Star Charter Threequarters in 125 125Tennessee Tennessee Boy Threequarters in 122 122The The Nigger Fiveeighths in 112

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