Peculiar Mishap on an Irish Track, Daily Racing Form, 1917-08-28


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PECULIAR MISHAP ON AN IRISH TRACK In the runnliigicTf the Monday Plate, the feature at Hie final day of -"the recent Baldoyle meeting, the five starters got away to a false start and covered the mile and a half despite the fact that the recall flag was hoisted. The mishap was due to the fact that only one side of the gate went up when the lever was pulled. On the false break Brown Moor aiul AVarF16ur finished on even terms, four "leiigtliff "in f roirtn lioand Lukeston. The starter reported that it was a "no start," and the horses were ordered back to the post. However, only Draughty and Brown Moor went to the post. Odds of 5 to 2 were laid on Brown Moor, which beat Draughty easily, the winner waiting on the other until a quarter -of a mile from borne, When he Joined issue and won by three lengths.

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