Meeting Starts Off Well: Fall Racing Begins At Churchill Downs Under Auspicious Conditions.; Kings Daughter, Displaying a Return of Her Brilliant Form of Last Spring, Is Winner of the St. Leger Handicap, with Ocean Bound Second., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-02


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MEETING STARTS OEF WELL UNDEB AUSPICIOUS CONDITIONS Kings Daughter Displaying a Beturn of Her Bril ¬ liant Form of Last Spring Is Winner of the St Leer Handicap with Ocean Bound Second Louisville Ky October 1 The New Louisville Jockey Clubs nineteendays fall session of racing1 began at Churchill Downs this afternoon under aus ¬ pices most favorable for the sport anil the success of the meeting An estimated attendance of 8000 witnessed the racing and voiced their appreciation of the splendid contests by cheering and applauding the winners in unstinted fashion Speculation In the betting ring was of heavy proportions the east ¬ ern contingent proving especially apt in getting the swing of the parimutuel ami auction pool system of betting bettingThe The fine cant that Secretary Lyman Davis ar ¬ ranged was productive of a brand of racing that would have reflected credit on any track in the country The feature the St Leger Handicap a renewal of an oldtime fixture at a modified dis ¬ tance engaged the flower of the horses in local training ami the outcome was popular when T C McDowells Kings Daughter showed her heels to her opponents for the entire trip and flashed by the finish the winner with a comfortable margin to spare Ocean Bound with a string of triumphs In the cast was most fancied by the smart set and the weight of their money made her the betting choice The local clement remained loyal to the McDowell mare overlooking her poor showing In the east and remembering only her splendid achievements In Ken ¬ tucky last spring They were not disappointed for Kings Daughter did exactly what was expected by her hackers She went into a long lead right after the rise of the barrier and maintaining her advan ¬ tage throughout held Ocean iBonnd her most for ¬ midable antagonist safe for the entire distance Countless after running sluggishly for threequar ¬ ters made a determined bid but suffered by being taken to the inner rail where he was pocketed nn able to extricate himself until the last few strides where positionThe he flashed into third position The McDowell colors were also carried to Tictory in the closing dash when Hnck landed the purse in commanding fashion from The Peer anil Frances Ray RayCapt Capt J T Williams Governor Gray made ample amends for her recent defeat at Lexington The colt gave a sensational display of high speed during the last quarter by coming with a cyclonic rush from a long distance back to pass into tbw lead and win easing up Bettle Sue took second place from Bad News II IIThe The opening dash brought out fourteen twoyear olds among them such speedy ones as The Hague and lima The lastnamed was the favorite anil flattered her backers by leading until the last few strides where The Hague got up to win by a nose The race was marred by the breakdown of Crash owned by Pat Dunne The filly was a sharp factoc at the time of her mishap The injury was in her off foreleg and will terminate her racing career A careerA band of speedy sprinters furnished the contest in the second race at threequarters which resulted in victory for Melisande This filly making her western debut decisively outpaced the others from start to finish Barleythorpe and Lawrence P Daley took the minor portions of the purse Greenbridge purseGreenbridge and Camel furnished an interesting struggle for almost the entire distance in the third race and finished in the order named with Banburv in third place placeGeneral General Manager Winn was highly pleased with tho success attending the opening and predicted that this would be the best fall meeting ever held in Louisville appreciated 1y the spectators and they applaudeil him on several occasions occasionsFor For disobedience at the post jockey T Rice was the first to incur the starters displeasure and was suspended daysThe for four days The Minks Frances Ray and Czar pulled np notice ¬ ably lame after the running of the respective races in which they were starters startersAll All the city officials including Mayor Head were visitors at the track and derived keen enjoyment from the racing S Sherley and Ollie James two of Kentuckys foremost members of congress were also interested spectators Jockey spectatorsJockey Kennedy is facing the grave danger of blood poisoning due to a neglected Inlury to liis left heel The Injury was sustained during the closing days at Lexington LexingtonJockey Jockey Tommy Burns resumed the saddle after an absence of more than a year following an injury he sustained at Fort Erie last summer He rode his own horse Glucose in the second race raceW W F Schnlte who will retire from the turf anil go abroad for a long rest will dispose of his entire thoroughbred establishment Including weanlings broodmares stallions and horses in training The sale Is to be by auction and will take place in the paddock at Churchill Down OctoSier 15 15R R P Brooks who is training for W F Schnlte contemplates purchasing several horses to campaign n his own account in future

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