Disagreeable Conditions At Louisville.: Crowd Small, but Speculation Unexpectedly Brisk--Follie Levy Beats John Griffin II. a Neck., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-06


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DISAGREEABLE CONDITIONS AT LOUISVILLE Crowd Small but Speculation Unexpectedly Brisk Follie Levy Beats John Griffin II a Neck Louisville Ivy October 5 A more nnpropitious day for racing could hardly Ifive been conceived than prevailed here today Steady rain and a heavy mist prevented at times vision of the running and gave the racers a ghostly appearance while they were on tlie hackstretch Betting choices were downed regularly the sole exception being Follie Levy and this filly did not have much of a winning margin Her success came in the feature race a I handicap at threequarters in which she was op ¬ posed by some shifty sprinters including John Grif ¬ fin II and Al Midler This trio were supposed to have a special liking for the going that prevailed and commanded sill the support with the eastern filly preferred They ran in close proximity for the first half mile Then Al Mullcr tired but Follie Levy had all she could do to shake off the Okla lw mi Wonder and only succeeded In the last six ¬ teenth teenthThe The finish of the fifth race proved the most ex ¬ citing of any when Fair Star a recent purchase of P Dunne got up to take the purse after a whirl ¬ wind rush In the last sixteenth The running of tills race was entirely obscured by the heavy mist which enveloped the track Hiccough a frequent eastern disappointment found a band of maiden twoyearolds that she could beat and led all the way The disappointing showing of Molly Mog in tills race was due to the ride that she received from McTaggart McTaggartJ J B Respcss scored his first bracket here when Tommy McGee came home In front in the third race Diction on which there was a plunge was never a serious factor factorThe The attendance as a result of todays inclement weather was the smallest that has been seen here for years but the speculation contrary to ex ¬ pectations was of fair volume volumeF F J Pons who has been here since the opening of the meeting is greatly encouraged over pros ¬ pects at Jacksonville Many owners have announced their intention of going there again this winter Mr Pons stated that II D Brown would return to New York October 12 from his extensive visit to various foreign countries Mr Pous who is also one of the chief stockholders in the Marlboro track received word today from Manager Arthur EIrod that auspiciousFormer the opening was auspicious Former jockey Monte Preston will at the close of the La ton la meeting take up several twoyearolds he has now turned out at Lexington and will ship them to one of the Florida tracks for a winter cam ¬ paign paignT T C McDowell returned todayr from Lexington where he had given his eleven yearlings thorough quartermile trials He reported that the fillies by Ogden Octagon nnd The Scribe showed their heels to the others and ran in 23 Mr McDowell will shortly ship EllenaDale back to the farm to be turned out for the season His Kings Daughter will lie kept in training as long as she races cred ¬ itably itablyTrainer Trainer George Ham of the GcrstHolle string will ship Fred Herbert Minnie Wendle and Colloquy to the farm in Tennessee TennesseeJ J II Morris who trained Azra for George J Long when that great colt won the Kentucky Derby liut who is now a breeder of thoroughbreds at Wood burn Farm in Woodford County was a visitor at Churchill Downs a day or two ago lie has twelve yearlings In training this season and all of them were broken by Cv Hughes at the Kentucky Asso ¬ ciation track Several of them are the property of the ApplebyThe estate of the late L O Appleby The bay yearling colt by Ben Strome Beldaga got cut of his stall at Douglas Park and in racing around the grounds stepped in a manhole and breaking a leg had to be destroyed He belonged to Henderson Hogan and was regarded as a promis ¬ ing youngster youngsterE E K Bradley lias returned from his Idle Hour Farm near Lexington where he witnessed the trials of several of his yearlings The bay filly by Broom ¬ stick Wayward Lass by Sir Dixon and the bay fillv bv Cnnard Ella Smith by Joe Hooker went a quarter in 23 seconds The yearlings by Cunard in the cast which were sold at Shcepshead Bay last summer are said to be the best in training on the metropolitan tracks S C Hildreth is reported to have worked two of them a quarter in 22 J seconds One of them is a brother to the good colt Penn

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