Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1903-05-26


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i GOSSIP OF THE TURF. C. K. Ellisons Hawthorne Handicap winner, Judge Himes, was suddenly taken sick Sunday night and Veterinary McKilllp -was hastily summoned by telephone at 2 a.m. The surgeon found the horse suffering from a severe case of colic and administered an antidote which partly relieved him from pain. Ellison stated that when he first noticed Judge Himes he was under the impression the colt was going to die, as he was suffering greatly and displaying the same symptoms that Senator Morrison did at Louisville before he died. At a late hour yesterday Judge Himes was doing well, but not wholy out of danger. D. S. Fountain, owner of Bard Burns, begged permission of Judge Bryan to withdraw the horse from the fourth race, giving as a reason that he could not run well in the mud. Judge Bryan told the owner that as the field was small he could not very well see his way clear to grant the request and advised him to start the horse and if he ran a bad race he would consider the going responsible for the performance. Jockey Adkins, who rode Bard Burns, the winner of the fourth race, was fined 5 by starter Holtman for disobedience at the post. Sweetie, which won again yesterday, has won six races since her debut on the turf, and has the distinction of earning brackets on ever track she has raced on. The filly first ran in the colors of J. J. Marklein at Memphis, where she won her maiden race, and was later turned over to J. Naylor, who shipped the filly to Nashville and then to Louisville. Mr. Corrigan bid her up at the Falls City to ,500 and secured her. Since becoming the property of Mr. Corrigan she has won three races. Tryon, P. Dunnes entry, which won the opening race, ran like a colt of quality and displayed all the requisites of a good racer, standing a hard drive in the early stages to get to the leaders, and when on even terms came away from them without great urging. Fake, which started in the fourth race, fell while rounding the first turn. The mishap was caused by crossing his legs when jockey Hall attempted to pull him out from next to the inner rail. Fake and Meehanus, which started in the fourth race, displayed symptoms of lameness while on their way to the post. J. A. Drakes Trinity Bell, which started in the closing race, appeared to be high in flesh and nowhere near ready for a hard race. At that, she performed creditably and displayed a smart turn of speed, but lack of condition told in the last sixteenth struggle, when she was called upon to stall off a challenge from Bronze Wing for third money, and the later beat her out. The Hawthorne track was floated, harrowed and rolled assiduously all Sunday and had not the rain fallen as it did yesterday a mile would have been raced over it in about 1:44. Andy Blakelys good mare, Lady Meddlesome, will race no more. David Gideon gave ,500 for her and she has joined the Holm-del Stud band of matrons.

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