Stake to Applegate Filly: Speedy Round the World Wins the Debutante at Churchill Downs, Daily Racing Form, 1910-05-13


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STAKE TO APFLEGATE FILLY SPEEDY ROUND THE WORLD WINS THE DEBIT. TANTE AT CHURCHILL DOWNS. Jockey Page Is Suspended for an Unsatisfactory Ride on Merrick. Favorite in the Secondary Feature of Days Card. Louisville, Ky.. May 12. — W. G. Yankes shapely and appropriately-named filly. Round the World, by Ijtckford — -Nellie Bly. today won the Debutante Stakes, worth ,440 to the winner. In doing so she beat a smart band of juveniles. Golden Egg was the runner-up and finished half a length in advance of Irincess Industry. The winner was a sraunchly-backed favorite and never gave her backers much concern, leading from barrier rise and holding her opponents safe at all stages. A tedious delay at the post, for which lima was principally responsible, may have prevented Golden Egg from showing to lietter advantage, as she was much used while at the barrier, but the general opinion prevailed that she could not have beaten the winner under more favorable conditions, and the Yanke filly is conceded to be superior to any that have been shown in these parts to date. She is one of several promising jn-veniles owned by Col. W. F. Applegale. all of whose, horses are running in the name of W G. Yanke and Co. The condensed history of the Debutante Stakes since 1!MH» is as follows: Year. Winner. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1900 Sinn 115 Howell $ 045 :48 1901 Autumn Leaves.. 110 Gilmore S*45 :47 1902 defiant 120 R. Williams 1.735 :48§ 1903 White Plume 110 Winkfield .. 1.500 :48 1904 Miss Inez 118 Helgesen ... 1.530 :48 1905 Beautiful Bess...HO Xicol 1.535 :50 1906 Lillie Turner 118 D. Austin... 1.845 :491 1907 Ancient 115 Troxler 1.715 :4»4 1908 Crystal Maid 110 Heidel 1.455 :50J 1909 Kthelhurg 115 Hannan 1.6.35 :47ft 1010 Round the World. 115 A. Walsh .. 1.440 :48 In the handicap that furnished the secondary feature of todays card Merrick, the favorite, seemingly could not keep up with the pace set by AI Mulle-. the ultimate winner. AI Mnller was not pressed tirrTil the final furlong, where he was mildly driven to stall off Ocean Queens challenge. Merrick finished third, a scant margin in advance of Eye Bright. Jockey Page was held accountable for Merricks failure to show to better advantage and he was suspended pending further investigation of the race. The starter had previouslj- suspended him fop five days for disobedience at the post. Jockey T. Koerners riding was a feature of the afternoons sport. His masterly handling of Robin Grey and Alice was a factor 111 their victories. Judge Price complimented the youngster for his good work and the spectators accorded him generous applause when he returned to the scales. Gllvedear and Ben Howe, both outsiders, figured ill a spectacular finish, in the second race when they landed noses apart. A.Walsh was suspended for five days by the starter for breaking through the barrier in the stake race. George Walker, who formerly trained with considerable success in Germany, was among the spectators. He intimated that he had permanently abandoned training. He is at present investing heavily in Memphis real estate. Fred Gerhardy. who is here in the interest of the Windsor stakes, which closed today, stated that a re t rd list has bet n secured for that track. Talk of a sweepstakes for three-year-olds, with Waldo as a starter during this meeting, is pure nonsense. The colt will not be hack in training for nearly two months according to the well-informed. F. J. Pons string of racers arrived this morning from the east In charge of W. C. Westmoreland. There were thirteeu racers in the consignment. Jockey E. Griffin came with the stable. The track, which underwent a steady drenching last night, was fairly good liefore race time and continued to dry out as the afternoon progressed. Todays attendance was again large and the volume of speculation was pleasing to the management.

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