Lexington Meeting Opens Today.: Good Card--Five Kentucky Derby Candidates in Third Race--Much Local Interest., Daily Racing Form, 1907-04-27


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LEXINGTON MEETING OPENS TODAY. Good Card — Five Kentucky Derby Candidates in Third Race — Much Local Interest. Lexington, Ky.. April 26. — The spring meeting of the Kentucky Association begins tomorrow and conditions are Haltering. There is a better lot of horses here this spring than in years past and the fact that all six of the races have attracted large fields shows that a majority of the horses here are lit and ready to race. The card for the opening day is attractive enough to warrant the assertion that Home good sport is in store for Lexington racegoers. There is a lot of local interest in the meeting. All the boxes have lieen spoken for and all that Is necessary to make the opening an auspicious one is fine weather. Colonel Matt J. Wiun aud Judge Charles Price arrived from Louisville this afternoon, while starter Jake Holtmau is expected in tonight. All the oilier officials are on the ground. Judge Price will be assisted in the stand by J. If. I amden. Jr.. and W. U. I.etcher. while William Shelly will act as starting judge besides tilling Hie position of entry clerk and clerk of the scales Special tralas will cease from LoatoriHe and tin cimiali tomorrow. W. Qersl and George Holle have wired thai Ihev will be on hand lo see SaL Ihelr Kentucky Decay candidate, run. and ex Mayor Charles Grain-ger will head Ihe delegation that will come from 1 isville. In addition to Zal there are four Kentucky Derby eligibles named to go in Ihe third race — Ovelaiiilo, Bexara, Fleming and Harold D. — and the result of ibis race will give the public somethiim of a line on their chances for the big race at I.oiii-ville a week from Monday. C. F. Rowe got in this morning from New Orleans lo look over first Mason and Allow ma is«.. The former is being handled by Howard Outs, while John Hall is looking alter Allow m.iiso. Il these tare bar ati anew Bead form they will be skipped east, otherwise they will remain in the «c-i. Anning the riders here are: Minder, C Swain. J. Lee. lo.v. peaiichanip. P Poland and D. Austin, l.ee has lieen engaged lo ride Goklproef in Ihe inaugural dash tomorrow. P. W. Torreysons til 1 Agra died after being nn loaded lroin Ihe cars at Louisville a leu days ago. Ike 1*1 1 1 developed lever and w.i- is a bid wa.v when -he was unloadejl. j. 0. Blown- Qoldsnae teak sick sfter tke Pity Park meeting clo-ed and died. The lad that such Hied performers as ii. hiproof. Mike Simon Morales; Iterrywalcr, I.laek Mary, Ancient: ovelaiiilo: /al. P.osaia; c.imillc. Black fax. Red Ogata; Coloael Bet, Great Pirate. Honest; St. Noel. Oberoii and lei|lle-l ale ill Ihe big ♦•lit rv li-t-. -cein- lo sasexe high class racing. T. K. Lynch.

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