Shreveport Likes Racing: Leading Citizens Declare in Favor of Future Meetings.;Captain Burns Wins Feature Race of Yesterday--Identity of Mala F. Under Investigation., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-04


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SHREYEPORT LIKES RACING Leading Citizens Declare in Favor of Future Meetings Captain Burns Wins Feature Race Raceof of Yesterday Identity of Mala MalaF F Under Investigation IY J L DKMPSKV DKMPSKVHHHEVKPOHT HHHEVKPOHT La March 3 The consistent Captain Hums scored his third win of the meeting this afternoon when he won the mile and seventy yards dash serving as the feature Like in his preceding victories he raced into the lead soon after the start and held sway to the finish HiOhard V after n sharp struggle with Horeli landed in second place Roisterer and Iad were given con sldeiyible attention in the race but both finished far back Lad was entered for 00 and was claimed by W O Stoner for 1001 It marked the first time at this meeting that there has been a horse claimed claimedTlie Tlie return of fine weather resulted in tin largest attendance of the meeting witnessing to ¬ days sport Most of the crowd was made up of local people and that they have taken kindly to the betting system was indicated in the added ring activity tills afternoon afternoonThe The track was in the best condition that it has been in during this meeting ami enabled Sea Cove a first time starter hero to make the best time for five and a half furlongs shown to date He was discarded in favor of Oraleggo in the betting over the opener but the II Oots representative j2istakA u lit fiiinif ensily Sea Cove winning ns hi rider pleased ami Yellow Blossom outstaying the favorite for second place placeShamluu Shamluu which in a former race was left at the post began well in the second race and it was no great effort for him to shake off Corkey W a sup ¬ posed giHxl thing to earn the purse purseSalute Salute proved the disappointment in the third race Normandie winning easily from Galwiiy with Salute just managing to outstay Financial Rooster The latter holds the record 1ere for starting most frequently frequentlyTiger Tiger Hose famished an upset in the fifth which she won in a canter from 1liilippic with Plain 15111 the favorite in third place placeThe The final race fell to P G King the favorite which drew away in the stretch to win with ease from Cockroach Harvey Smarr landing in third place after living away poorly poorlyThe The judges announced this afternoon that in their investigation of the Dark Hill race last Tnes iliiy they found the rider faulty and the orders to the rider likewise but could find no evidence of fraud and jockey Babin was permitted to accept mounts again againJockey Jockey II 1 Burke was told this morning by the Judges to accept no more mounts as a result of his riding of Lads Love yesterday and generally unsatisfactory riding Jockey 1 E Rodridgiic lias been offered t tiOO iOO to come to Havana to ride one of K Alvarez stablers in the Havana Derby Rodriguez will accept if he can secure a passport in time He will leave for New Orleans Saturday SaturdayThe The filly that lias been raced at the Fair Grounds and hen1 as Mala K will not be pirmitted to start again until her identity is established Mrs John Paul claims to have the filly by that name and investigation is bearing out her statement The mixup in names was possibly due to the receipt of a wrong catalogue page at the time of the sale saleSunduria Sunduria has been privately sold back to J II Murray who will race her herThis This horses of Howard Oots and G II Keene will IH shipped to Lexington at the close of racing here hereAt At a dinner given last night by the promoters of the local racing at which Mayor Ford presided and which had as guests many of the most prominent business people including bank presidents and the president of the Chamber of Commerce the racing people and the sport itself were highly praised Sentiment was voiced that the sport should Income an annual feature in this section Substantial sup ¬ port was promised the racing people for future meetings

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