Royal River Is Pulled.: Her Stupid Rider, However, Was Not Intending Dishonesty.; Unusual Case at Louisville--Brimmer Proves a Real Good Thing--More Mud At the Downs., Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-01


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ROYAL RIVER IS PULLED. HER STUPID RIDER, HOWEVER, WAS , NOT INTENDING DISHONESTY. Unusual Case at Louisville — Brimmer Proves a Real Good Thing — More Mud At the Downs. Louisville. Ky.. May 31.— The track at Churchill Dewma was maddy today and it will be iu a worse condition toaiorrow. There wak a heavy rain during the morning, but it let up about noon and the skies were clear during the racing. The downpour began again after the last race. In spite of the mediocre card and the Changed condition of the track, the bookmakers got a g iod trouncing. Probably the most extensively hathnd horse of the meet-ing was •Mickey" shannons Brimmer, in the firth i ace. lb was permitted to drift in Lhe bettlnp until M to 1 was freely offered, I hen the money showed ami his odds were pennded down until 4 to 1 was the highest quotation. He made good in handy fashion. While at Memphis flits spring. Primmer, then a member of Robert Tuckers string, was considered a clinker, but during his sickness, contracted while being put through his preliminary paces, he was offered for sale and Shannon tiought him. Tucker has since regretted the colts transfer. Royal River would undoubtedly have won the second race had she not been deliberately restrained by K. Martin. The judges question.-,! the youngster regarding his action and in a frank way lie stated that his orders were "to take a good bold of the tilly s head, as s|1. was long striding and might sprawl badly." Owner Shouhlice was sent for and acknowledged that he had given the orders, but did not think the youngster would restrain the lilly iu the manner he di.i The Judges sari it down as a case where orders were too implicitly obeyed and dismissed the boy with an explanatory warning. Katherine Murphy, neglected in the betting for lhe first race, rssaped home an easy winner over thirteen other youngsters. Sea Salt, favoriMl by the restraining of Royal River, had little difficulty iu landing the purse in the second, although away badly and forced to go all around the others. Colonel •lim Douglas. f:lVore.| by good racing luck and saving much ground when J. bee took Knvoy wide into the stretch, gained the victory in the third. Envoy was best but Lees handling of the horse was iu line with the wretched ride he gave Warner OriswelT. which is still being talked about. County Clerk, cont inning to show steady improvement, had slight difficulty winning the fourth, and Sultry, backed for a good tiling, showed a sudden reversal of form by taking the closing race from the supposed good thing Princess Orna. H. R. Bakers Financier. Hasty, W. H. Baker ami Parker are sick. The first named pair have a revet of kio. Jockey w. Ifclntyre was fined tfoO by the starter for disobedience at the poet, T. P. Dolan recently purchased Bosom Frien.l from K. R. Bradley and she ran in his colors today. A good card is ottered for tomorrow afternoon with the Louisville Steeplechase as the main feature and such good horses :is Harold 1., Nedra. Potter; Hollow, Rebel Queen. Orlandot: Gargantua. Phil Finch, The Minks: St. Volma. Pirate. Dell Leath; Ahor. Swiftwing. Pete Vinegar: Fonsoluca, Ouardi, and Hemligo being among the entries, a great attendance should be attracted. J. L. Dempscy.

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