Lexington Closes Gloriously: Public Profited at the Meeting-The Minks Arises and Beats Record, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-22


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LEXINGTON CLOSES GLORIOUSLY. Public Profited at the Meeting The Minks Arises and Beats Record. lioxington, Ky., September 21. The lirst fall meeting of the reorganized Kentucky Association closed this afternoon and it was a success. The weather could not have been bettor. There was not a drop of rain during the seven days. The racing was clean and the contests exciting throughout. The local people took a genuine interest in the racing and the attendance was large every day. The meeting was more than self supporting. The public got the money. Only one book in the ring is credited with winning on the meeting. The only- accident of the week came iii the fifth race this afternoon, when jockey E. Martin was knocked off IJarling at the start. Lightning Conductor turned to the inside just as the barrier was raised and ran into Funk-ulairo, knocking him against Harting, which went to his knees, throwing Martin out of the saddle. The boy was struck on the head by one of the horses, but was not dangerously injured. Harting ran with the oilier horses to the finish, circled tlie track again, came through a gap in the fence, ran out of the main entrance :ind down into the city before lie was caught. , Ovelaudo, the winner, was heavily backed by the wise brigade, much money beirig bet away from here. After the close finish between Gallilco and Albert Fanz in the third race, jockey Shilling claimed Pickens had slashed Albert Fanz across the nose with his whip as they entered the stretch. Pickens said that lie might have done it, but it was not intentional if lie had. Judge Price dismissed tha boys and let the result stand. The Minks was a better horse touay than his people believed. When he nosed out Hazel Patch he spilled the beans" for many cinch players. Ills 1:4G is a new track-record for the mile and a sixteenth. Ardis. which was backed as a real good thing the last time out, won the opening race, but M. Henderson lost the son of Tithonus. James C. Rogers hid liim up to 1907.sh00 and got him. Ardis in future will be trained by James Ross, who is handling Gallilco for T. C. .McDowell. The crazy-headed Ada Rice, one ot the last daughters of Himyar. ran licr last race in the second today. She belongs to Johu S. Wallace and he will retire her to the stud. R. L. Thomas bought County Clerk today and will ship liiin to California for the winter. Casey and Riley and D. Hill will ship a carload of horses to Norfolk, Va., tomorrow. An agent of that track Is here offering to pay shipping expenses on three carloads more of horses if he can get them. Starter Jake Holtman, whose work here was uniformly good, left tonight for Latonia. He .will do the starting at that meeting and Louisville. He will probably start the first week at New Orleans, during which time Mr. Cassidy will be engaged at Benning. From New Orleans Holtman goes to California as usual. Nearly all of the regulars left tonight for Cincinnati, O. Many horses will be shipped to Latonia tonight and tomorrow.

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