Horsemen Get Their Money.: Mineral Springs Finances Are Straightened Out and Meeting Is to Go on., Daily Racing Form, 1913-07-10


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HORSEMEN GET THEIR MONEY Mineral Springs Finances Are Straightened Out and Meeting Is to Go On Peace contentment and hopefulness took up their alMide pro tern at the Mineral Springs track yes ¬ terday Tins was largely due to the Interesting fact that the owners of the track happily perceived it was time lo do something if the meeting was to run Its appointed course of llftccn days The some ¬ thing they did was the perfectly practical measure of raising money sufficient to pay up all arrears of the present meeting mid to resume the pleasant practice of paying purses as the races were run Tills together with the announcement that there would be no further trouble about money and that six or more races would hereafter he run daily was highly satisfactory to turfmen and tho afternoons program was dispatched in good order Another thing that was accepted as a good omen was the arrival of twentyeight race horses from Montreal belonging to W C Weaut Fred Foster T llatlield and K V Hall These were unloaded in time for Cordova to win the fourth raci of the day for Hall It wss also announced that O Johnson is en route from Ixttonia witli a carlrad of horses This presages larger lields and better racing and should have its effect In bettering the attendance here ¬ after afterA A boy riding under name of Park in several of the races past was discovered to be none other than jockey Denny who was ruled off at last winters Juarez meeting He was expelled Jockey Anhii chon displeased the judges by ills method of riding Bobby Cool in the lirst race of the day and was notified to accept no more mounts at the track He was not ruliil off or suspended hut was simply told that his nlisenee would prove more agreeable than his presence presenceSome Some topheavy favorites In Doc Allen at 1 to 2 and Missie and Casque at even money each went down to defeat by less thought of horses The track had not recovered from its drenching of the day before and while generally dry on top was wet in spots and underneath at places Tills made it slow and cuppy and no loubt affectrd the running of some of the horses As has been the case since the meeting opened the racing itself was well worth viewing aiuv most of the finishes well contested Dave Nirol was awarded a round of applause when he returned to the dismounting point after tlie third race for having practically stolen It by shooting Guller Slave nway from the post with such a rush that ne had the race won In the first hundred yards yardsPurses Purses were paid at 200 with the suggestion that they will be raised to 300 If patronage Im ¬ proves to a marked degree

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