Jamestown Meeting Ends: Crowd Of Record-Breaking Proportions Comes Out For Closing Days Racing.; Season Proves Most Successful in Jamestown Jockey Clubs History--Hoffman Scores Easy Victory in Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-18


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JAMESTOWN MEETING ENDS CROWD OF RECORDBREAKING PROPORTIONS COMES OUT FOR CLOSING DAYS RACING Season Proves Most Successful in Jamestown Jockey Clubs History Hoffman Scores Easy Vic ¬ tory in Handicap Norfolk Vii April 17 A recordbreaking crowd was in attendance for the closing day of the most successful meeting ever given by the Jamestown Jockey Club While the card lacked duality all six of the races brought out wellbalanced fields and u majority of the races furnished interesting contests The Virginia Handicap a dash of one mile was pro ¬ vided as a feature and resulted in a runaway vic ¬ tory for Hoffman which led from the start and galloped home with a threelengths lead All six of the races were with selling conditions and this absence of the lialtcrmen was noticeable none oC the winners being bid up A upA majority of the stables that raced at Norfolk will be shipped to Havre do Grace Seven carloads left this morning for the Maryland track and as many tonightA more departed after the races tonight A J Cunningham a stable hand employed by Jack Tlioriiby died at one of the local hospitals this morning of pneumonia A collection was taken up at the track this afternoon to defray the funeral expenses expensesA A number of the horsemen who raced here were forced to ship their stables over to Baltimore to await the opening of the Iimlieo meeting The scarcity of stable room at Havre de Grace was re ¬ sponsible for this condition conditionWilliam William Murray has been notified of his appoint ¬ ment as starter at Delorimier Park liillcrest and DuflVrin 1ark Murray received a telegram fnnii A Scott Ives yesterday that the association would pay the shinping charges on all horses sent to Mon ¬ treal This proved a strong inducement to some of the smaller owners and Murray has already booked enough horses for a special train of seven cars from Marlboro to Montreal and three cars from Norfolk NorfolkGene Gene Lutz has decided to retire the Kentucky En ¬ durance Stake winner Messenger liny to the stud He succeeded in getting the son of Mugazan to train soundly but the horse will not extend himself ou his dicky legs Lutz who is looking after tho interests of jockey Teahnu until the arrival of Iaul J Miles from Kentucky left for Havre de Grace tonight He will send his horses to Montreal t await the opening of the meeting at Delurlinler Park ou May I

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