Old Rosebud Is Beaten: Weir Crack Loses Idle Hour Stakes As Result Of Jockeys Overconfidence.; Two Sons of Uncle Fight It Out at Finish, and Little Nephew Wins--Foundation in Another Sensational Work-Out., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-02


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OLD ROSEBUD IS BEATEN WEIR CRACK LOSES IDLE HOUR STAKES A3 RESULT OF JOCKEYS OVERCONFIDENCE Two Sons of Uncle Fight It Out at Finish and andLittle Little Nephew Wins Foundation in Another AnotherSensational Sensational WorkOut Lexington Ky May 1 The weather being per ¬ fectly springlike the track fast and the card some ¬ what Letter than the ordinary run at offerings the best attendance of the season was at the Kentucky Association course this afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed the excellent sport that marked the fifth day of the meeting The feature of the card was the Idle Hour Stakes carrying a net value of 1109 to the winner for twoyearolds at four and onehalf furlongs and it produced a thrilling contest between those two sons of Uncle Little Nephew itnd Old Rosebud The former won by a head with Francis third six lengths away The result was a big upset for the talent inasmuch as Old Hoscbud was regarded as invincible All who saw him run at Juarez said that he could not be beaten by anything this side of Kngland or France and he wont to the post an overwhelming favorite He and Little Nephew raced out in front as starter Morrissey released the barrier to a good sendoff Little Nephew led up the Hill by a head but in turning into the stretch Old Rosebud raced to the front and had half a length advantage an eighth of a mile out Here jockey MeCabe apparently confident that he had the race won looked around This probably caused Old Rosebud to lose the nice Loftus quick to note the movement and the air of confidence applied the whip vigorously to Llttlo Nephews Hank and in a few strides he was In the lead by a head Old Rosebud eased off as he had been was not quite equal to the task of making up what had been lost and Little Nephew led him past the finishing mark with the spectators cheering loudly It was withal a brilliant struggle and the time 53 was within onefifth of a sec ¬ ond of the track record Bradleys Choice acting badly and displaying a sour disposition ran last all the way T W May withdrew Billy Stuart because he said he had drawn next to the outside position and he did not want t take the chance of his running out Brave Cunarder ran a good race from a poor beginning Francis and Notoriety the H 1C Knapp entry are lioth promising two yearolds that are likely to win soon soonThe The smart set got another upset in the last race when Cliilton King was made an oddson favorite only to finish among the also rans The winner turned tip in the second choice Harry Lander under a hustling ride from jockey Goose Favorites accounted for the other four races The first easily went to Rosa of Teddah Uoamer a smashing good twoyearold from the stable of Woodford Clay made a runaway affair of the second race Flora Fina took the third in a drive with the longpriced Joe Stein which had been In the lead all the way Old Merrick led to the beginning of the last eighth in the fifth but Bettie Sue beat him by a neck in a hard drive driveThe The talk of the town tonight is the working per formance of Charles McKennas Blue Crass Stakes and Kentucky Derby candidate Foundation Be ¬ tween the second and third races he worked a mile and an eighth in 152 the first mile in 138 and the last mile In 340 The fractional time was 12 2 4 47 5S 111 I2l7f 138 152 Trainer Will McDanieL said he considered this work better than Foundations previ ¬ ous work at the distance since ho regarded the track as from a second anil onehalf to two seconds slower than It was on April 21 when he worked in 151 There was a report current at the track that Alc Kenna had been offered 25000 for the colt anil had refused it The fact of the matter is that E R Bradley acting for John AV Schorr had asked Mr McKonna to put a price on the folt AlcKenna priced him at 21000 but added I do not want to sell him That was about one week ago Mr Schorr ended the negotiations by saying that ho would priceHawthorns not buy him at that price Hawthorns condition Is still giving his many sup ¬ porters considerable concern According to veteri ¬ narians who examined him he is suffering from a slight fever but his trainer makes light of it and claims that the colt will not miss his engagement in the Blue Grass Stakes Saturday or In the Ken ¬ tucky Derby on May 10 10Will Will Applegate arrived yesterday from London Eng racingMcCorkle where he witnessed most of the spring racing McCorkle and Flying Tom were today announce as probable starters in the Kentucky Derby Gowell is also looked upon as eortain to go to the post in thu big Louisville feature An offer of 12000 for her is said to have Iteen refused by her owner ownerTen Ten Ioinfs victory of today over some high class performers at Havre de Grace has had the effect of installing him as favorite in the antepost iHtting for the Kentucky Derby according to advices front Louisville this afternoon afternoonChilton Chilton Kings defeat like that of Free Trade yesterday cost AVayne O Joplln and his following an extensive sum sumThere There are several owners here on the lookout for likely material to ship to the Canadian half mile courses Promising racers however am held at high figures herealioiits herealioiitsGallaher Gallaher Bins contemplate shipping their horses to Canada at the Hose of the local racing racingThomas Thomas C McDowells great fouryearold The Manager is still in a prcrarious condition His temperature has remained at 101i during the last fortyeight hours hoursC C F Buschemeyer stated today that the offur of ° 0000 for Hawthorn which he was reported to have refused for his great gelding was made sev ¬ eral weeks ago

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