Promising Rider Injured: Precious Pearls Falls and C. Robinson Has an Arm Borken, Daily Racing Form, 1919-02-22


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51 a ; 1 I i I I 1 I 1 , . PROMISING RIDER INJURED . Precious Pearl Falls and C. Robin- son Has an Arm Broken. Pat Dunnes Under Fire Takes the Fair Grounds Feature Race Track Talk. . . NEW ORLEANS, La., February 21. Todays rac-i ing was marred by an accident which terminated jockey C. Robinsons riding for this winter on the New Orleans trucks, due to .1 broken arm as a re-I suit of his fall on Precious Pearl in the initial race. The mishap occurred near the same spot where the Spanish youngster. .7. Rodriguez, came to grief. But Robinson fared better, for liis fracturi was in his right forearm and the break clean. I nless unforeseen complications develoo, he will be back in tlie saddle again in two months. Robinson. who hail from Canada, came hpre unheralded a green apprentice end proved the sensation of this winters racing by his expert saddle work. The many victories lie scored soon gave him a manding lend over the other riders and his services were much sought for. He Js under contract to E. u. Moore, who developed Crump, .and flattering offers have been made for the transfer of Robinsons contract. He had -the mount on Sam Louis Precious Pearl, favorite in the race, but soon after the start, when the scramble was 011 for vantage nositions to round the first turn, there came a bad mixup and, when tlie field was untangled, Precious Pearl and Robinswi were in a heap. At .first it was not thought that the rider had suffered any injury from the fall in tlie soft mud, but evidently some liorse In the race must have stroclr, the- prostrate- rider urid ; can. Tlie yWiilsrster-waH- removed to the track emergency hospital, where several doctors set the broken arm and dispatched him later to ji local hospital to rest. The race developed the closest finish of the dav, Daudv Vaii just managing to win by a nose from Frank W.. 011 which un attempted coup was made, with Bobbv Allen lauding third.. Cloudy weather -was again the order here, and the track deep and holding. Most of the riders elected to race their mounts on the outer ridge. Ihe program as afWhole wtis-an ordinary one, bringing into tlie contests some of the cheaper class of horses, Tlu; racing, however., was interesting, and a big attendance witnessed tlie sport. Pat Dunnes Under Fire showed a return of his good firm by winning the feature, a mile dash for a purse of ,000. He won after leading for the entile way. War Mask taking second plac; and Antoinette following. DISCUSSIONS LUCKY VICTORY. Mose Goldblatts Discussion scored a lucky victory in the fourth race over Seafarer, which was installed favorite. It marked tlie fourth victory for the horse with Frankie Murphy in the saddle. That seem-iuglr forms a winning combination with the horse. Lillian G. managed to outstay the poor band that started in the second race, and Sosius showed a sudden form flop when he won the third nice. H. P. Headleys Astraea furnished the surprise in the sixth race when she won easily from Dolina. and Queen Blonde made a show of the horses that opposed her in the closing race, winning as her rider pleased from Jasoii, with Lucile P. In third place. The judges have promised to take up Buxtons case iu tlie immediate future, and will in all probability restore him his license, as there is no charge of fraud and they do not wish to prejudice action by other racing associations when he applies for a riding license. BuxtonV since having his license revoked, has been applying himself zealouslv to getting hiinsejf iu perfect riding condition anil is one of the earliest at the track these mornings to gallop horses. Jockey Bolton was suspended for one week bv the judges for cutting across in front of the others soon after the start in the fiftli race while on Bliiebauuock. The much claimed Dolina, which has had more owners during this meeting than any other horse ever raced here, has filially gone back to her owner of long standing. W. Walker. He claimed her iu the sixth race, iu which he was represented by Miss Fay. Several of the horses owned by Jefferson Livingston now here iu charge of trainer Jack McCor-inick will be turned over to Pat Dunne, who will campaign them "at the Oaklawn track., The remainder of the Livingston string will be taken bv McCormiek to Douglas Park, Louisville, where others owned by Livingston are wintering. McCormiek will have a pretentious racing string to campaign this year. Maredowu, a two-year-old gelding by Marajax touchdown, owned by J. H. Lochelm. the wealthv Philadelphia contractor, had to be destroyed this morning as a result of injuries sustained by a fall. Tlie colt cost ,000 as a yearling. News that John Haehmeister would serve as the manager at Latoula was received with much pleasure by a number of the Kentucky horsemen who are conversant with his efficiency.

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