Eclipses Its Predecessors: Fall Meeting At Churchill Downs Comes To Successful Close.; Manager Winn Expresses Gratification Over Outcome of Plans to Place Sport on High-Class Plane and Promises to Redouble Efforts., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-23


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ECLIPSES ITSPREDECESSOBS FALL MEETING AT CHURCHILL DOWNS COMES TO SUCCESSFUL CLOSE Manager Winn Expresses Gratification Over Outcome Outcomeof of Flans to Place Sport on HighClass Plane Planeand and Promises to Eedouble Efforts Louisville Ky October 22 When Jacqnelina came home in the van of a good band of platers that made up the field in the last race this afternoon there came to a close one of the most successful an tmnn meetings ever attempted in the history of Churchill Downs and indeed In Kentucky The most optimistic expectations of the management were exceeded not alone in the matter of patronage but In sportThe all departments pertaining to the sport The racing was clean and wholesome enjoyed by big crowds daily and speculation was of heavy vol ¬ ume In discussing the meeting just closed Col M J Winn the general manager said In my opinion there has been no meeting in the history of this track that brought about results so satis ¬ factory as this In the first place we were trying an experiment when we offered the ten stakes a new departure for fall racing In this state In order that this experiment should j rove successful It was necessary that the horsemen should cooperate with us by entering freely In the stakes and the fine response to the Invitation contributed in a great measure to the success of the meeting We have tried to show our appreciation of this action on the part of horsemen by increasing our purses and I believe they realize that cooperation with the jockey clubs Isr after all the best thing for them We have had a great meeting with loyal support from the peopleof Louisville and elsewhere and we shall feel encouraged to go on with our efforts to build up the sport to an even higher plane so that eventually Churchill Downs will have purse offerings that will attract the very best horses ihvthe country Secretary Davis getaway offering in a racing way was a tempting one and included the Iroquois Han ¬ dicap at one mile and a sprint handicap at three qnarters Mir mmswnfs withdrawals from the latter caused it to beX declared off and the substitution of a race at ohe nille In the feature event many of the best in local training accepted and additional Inter ¬ est was aroused by the adding of Governor Gray and Princess Callaway to try conclusions with the cracks In a betting way Jack Atkin though carry ing 133 pounds was most in favor with Ocead Bound Cherryola and Hanbridge next in esteem and liberal backing for Governor Gray The latter un ¬ der his light impost was conceded a royal chance but disappointed badly by a poor showing Jack Atkin essayed the role of pacemaker and succeeded in keeping in fron of his field for threequarters but the soft and cuppy going militated against his chances and he succumbed rapidly thereafter being displaced from the lead iii swift succession by Cher ¬ ryola Hanbridge and Ocean Bound which were numbered among his nearest followers in the early stages Chcrryola tiltimately won in bandy fashion and stamped herself well able to cope with the best in her present form Handridge though away in a tangle and much used up at the post made a game effort and succeeded in shaking off Ocean Bound for second place placeFavorites Favorites and second choices swept the card ex ¬ cepting in the stake race and the backers of short priced horses had their banner day of the meeting A successful plunge was made in the closing dasli by W T Anderson and A L Aste owners of Jac ¬ qnelina The filly was much the best and won off as her rider pleased Owner Anderson tried to have her excused from starting before the race on account of the necessary change in riders on her when A Thomas was injured as a result of being crowded into the fence while astride Volthorpe In the fifth race but Judge Price would not permit this and gave Mr Anderson the choice of riding Moore or Grand The latter was chosen carrying three pounds overweight overweightThe The erratic Selwik decisively outsprinted his oppo ¬ sition in the opening dash and won commandingly The showing of All Red a winner yesterday in this race was not pleasing to the judges and they had owner Land before them and gave him a sharp lec ¬ ture on consistent running and also told him that a repetition would mean the barring of his entries on Kentucky tracks After many failures F J Pons succeeded in taking down a purse Lady Ormicant being the medium mediumJudge Judge Price and starter Cassldy will leave for La tonia tomorrow in a special train that will carry numerous race followers who helped to make this meeting successful A special train will also leave tonight for Cincinnati carrying many horsemen trainers jockeys and turf correspondents AH the paraphernalia used in the betting ring such as mutuel machines blackboards and cash boxes will be taken on the train and unloaded at Latonia where the first stop will be made General Manager Hach meister announced today that the illness of Dr Keough the paddock judge at Latonia will keep him from serving and that during his absence thu acting padock judge and veterinarian will be Dr Leech of Lexington LexingtonThe The following horsemen shipped their racers to Latonia today J B Resress A L KIrby J Rode gap R Varwig J Baker J T Weaver J C Calm G P Brazier H MeCarren O Hak R Clark G R Bryson I H Wheatcroft G W J Bissell T Abadie W Gerst and G H Holle HolleW W P Fine has changed his plans about shipping to Juarez next week and will send his racers t Latonia A Bellow purchased todav the twoyearold filly Annie Nelson from M P Mattingly MattinglyE E Lutz disposed of Dario and this horse will in future draw a milk wagon Harry Breivogcl who will be assistant manager at Juarez this winter will help out at Latonia during the coming meeting in the capacity of auditor auditorA A feature of the meeting just closed was that there was not a single runup in selling races and that starter Cassidy did not fine a single jockev during the meeting

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