Lexington Racing is Good: Kentucky Association Has Day of Highly Interesting Sport, Daily Racing Form, 1910-09-22


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LEXINGTON RACING IS GOOD KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION HAS DAY OF HIGHLY INTERESTING SPORT. s Track Conditions Improve with Advent of Fair Weather — Favorites and Other Choices Account for Entire Card. Lexington. Ky.. Septemher 21.— The Kentucky Association . had fair weather and an improving track for the secoml day of its fall meeting. The attendance was about 3,000, the racing clean, the contests interesting and the letting hrisk, though not sensationally aeary. PuMle choices won half the card ami well-siipixirted second ami third choices were Hie winners of the other three races. The closest finish came with the closing race, at one mile and twenty yards. Iirate Diana, the favor- . " ite, went to the front rounding the first turn and was not overtaken until Beau Immunol collared her : a sixleenth out. In a whipping finish Pirate Diana outlasted her challenger hv a head, with Indian Maid third. The feature of the card was the fourth race, at one mile, iu which the favorite, Beau Chilton, led all the way and won easily. Milton 1!. wearing down lodge Walton for second place. John Furlong and Boy*] Report showed scant speed and ran poorly. Sea Swell was held in highest esteem for the opening race, hut he broke poorly and was out of it from the moment the harrier was released. Tiie second race was for two-year-old maiden fillies at 8»e eighth* of a mile and was won in a canter hy T. . McDowell! lima, the favorite. lima was one of the fastest of the two-year-olds in training lure last spring, hut her fractious acting kept I her from winning heretofore. Merrick, locally regarded as an •"old reliahle." had 1 the usual warm support of liis Stable connections for the third race, hut got nothing. Selwik. in front 1 ail the way. won easily from luHinsic, with Emperor 1 William third. Shooting Spray was best in the fifth race ami won easily, while the favorite. Any Port, got up in time to take the place from the tiring Lalxdd. The riding honors of the day went to jockey Goose. He piloted Selwik and Beau Chilton to victory and was third on Indian Maid. Stvrter Cassidy did not let the horses tarry long at the post in any race today, save tho second and the delay there was due to Ilmas attempts to run away. Trainer Charles Hughes is in cahlegraphie communication with .lames McCormiek. who is in Jer-•naiiv. witii reference to the engagement of jockey McGee. McOm is satisfied with an offer of 00 l or month, hut he wants a contract for a year. He does not feel that it is worth His while to make the trip over just for the remainder of this soason. Henry McDaniel says some of the yearlings he lias purchased are for a wealthy resideiH of Cleveland. 0.. who intends to go into racing. The yearling* will he hroken here. Mr. MeDaniel will leave for Toronto tomorrow. HanhrMge sustained a had cut in his race of yesterday, hut trainer Ham is of the opinion that it will not interfere witii his training. Hani also announced that he would campaign a string of racers the coming winter. Including Donan, which he will shortly put hack into active training. lie has not decided on which of the winter tracks he will campaign, hut most likely it will he Juarez. In a recent letter sent here S. C. llihlreth announced the purchase of Kauntleroy from James McLaughlin ami his intention of starting this colt iu tiie Dominion Handicap, to he run at Fore Lrie October 4.

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