Dead Heat At Lexington: Yankee Notions And Rudolfo Figure In Highly Sensational Finish.; Formers Kentucky Derby Chances Well Thought Of as Result of Race--Hawthorn at Work Again and May Start in Derby After All., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-06


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DEAD HEAT AT LEXINGTON YANKEE NOTIONS AND RUDOLFO FIGURE IN HIGHLY SENSATIONAL FINISH Formers Kentucky Derby Chances Well Thought ThoughtOf Of as Result of Race Hawthorn at Work Again and May Start in Derby After All Lexington Ky May 5 The result of the fourth race a handicap at one mile and seventy yards In vhich II II Kmnions Itudolfo and H K Knapps Yankee Notions ran a dead heat at the Kentucky Association course this afternoon somewhat changed the complexion of the Kentucky Derby which Is to te the feature of the opening at Churchill Downs txiulsville next Saturday The chestnut sou of Yankee and Falrie Queen now appears to have a royal prizeThe chance to win the big prize The race was a rattling good one for this colt from every standpoint Itudolfo last lo leave tho I Hist at the start and slow to get Into motion steadily made up ground down the backstrpteh and ioing up the hill to the threequarters where Yan ceo Notions had just wrested the lead from Strenu ¬ ous In entering the stretch Uudolfo was a length and a half behind Yankee Notions and an eighth out lie was at his tlauk Tlie drive from there homo was terrific Twenty yards from tlie finishing line Itudolfo was In tlie lead by a betid but the threu yearold came again and they passed the judges on ucli even terms that they were not able to say that it was anything other than a dead heat the time being 142 which is twofifths of a second slower thut the track record set by the speedy but erratic lima The last mile was timed hy a number i t watches In 1S Yankee Notions worked out an s tra eighth of a mile and went the mile and an eighth in 151 which is equal to the track record lield by Governor Gray GrayTrainer Trainer Trevoy acting upon the notion of owner Emnions who was at the track today for the first time insisted that the dead heat be run off Trainer Karrick acting for owner Kiiapp declined because of the fact that it is intended to start Yankee Notions iu tlie Derby and It was practically cer ¬ tain that another trip over the route would result In his defeat and spoil his chances for next Sat nrdays race In declining to run It off Mr Knapp fjrfijted Ids iiortlon of first money all of which went to Hudolfo and Yankee Notions got only sec ¬ ond money This however had no effect upon the bets those on both horses straight and place being paid paidClose Close finishes were the order of the day King ling Uavenel and I5ill Whaley finished noses and necks apart in the o eiier Guide Post Old Woman Anna Heed and Maria C were heads apart at the finish of the second race Harbara Lane won tlie third by half a length with Dainty Mint with Woof and Susan It heads apart behind her Floral Day after running from last position at the start and around horses on tho outside got up in time to nip Spindloby a nose on the post in the last race with the fast coining Love Day only half a length away Destiiio which defeat oil the favorite Killy Stuart in the fifth race was the only winner during the afternoon that had an easy time of it itThe The attendance was again more than could be ac ¬ commodated in the grand stand though the weather was clouds throughout the afternoon Most Gold bhttt acting for Jeff Livingston the wealthy Cin cinnatian today purchased Itallysho from K It Itradley She is a promising plater and will win her owner some races racesHawthorn Hawthorn and Foundation will travel to Louisvillo in the same car tomorrow morning lEawlhorn was galloped this morning and bucked a little as might lie expected in a horse that has had nothing but grass and carrots for several days lie will get a workout at Churchill Downs Wednesday and It will then bo determined whether or not he will ptart in the Derby DerbyE E W Moore will ship bis horses to Toronto iu time WoodhineK for the opening at Woodhine K C Hopper former secretary of tlie Latoiiii Jockey Club and general manager and presiding judge for several seasons at Oakland was among thu visitors today Ho is looking well Life at Dan ¬ ville himJohn and Houston certainly agrees with him John T Ireland who is patrol judge here was notified today by M J Winn of his appointment to fill DownsJohn the same position at Churchill Downs John W Schorr was among todays visitors It being the first time this wellknown owner in his long association on the turf witnessed a race over tlie Kentucky Association course Commenting on Leochares he expressed doubt as to whether he would be a starter in the Kentucky Derby next Sat ¬ urday He has not been working well enough to warrant his starting in the Derby said Mr Schorr and I am rather inclined K believe that he is more of a miler than a stayer In reference to his effort to secure the transfer of Foundation he re ¬ marked I might have given 15000 for him but not over that figure figureAfter After the closing dash O Glass represented in the race by Del CruzaUer claimed Swish from W G Yanke for 700 700K K W Maginn secretary of the Latonia Douglas Park and Fort Erie Associations was among todays visitors in the interest of the stakes at Fort Erie which closed today Mr Maginn reported having received an extensive number of entries from the various owners Who Intend to ship to the Canadian course racingRol following the close of Latonia racing Rol Hogers is negotiating with T 1 Hayes and Catesby Woodford for the purchase of several horses that he intends for Canadian halfmile track racing racingFoundation Foundation was timed privately by competent dockers in Saturdays race and worked out as fol ¬ lows 12 2 ° 4 4 5 rl 111 125 138 151 201 Jockey Peak said the horse could have gone faster at any part of the race IJeforo Pf tk left the jockeys room most of his fellow jockeys joshed him al out having tho mount oit Foundation on tho theory that he was a morning glory After the race Peak said he wisluil that all glorysFoundation his mounts were that kind of morning glorys Foundation came out of his race Saturday iu ex ¬ cellent shape Will McDaniel says that Foundation has at no time this year l oen fully extended and that in none of his workouls has he instructed the rider to let him run at top speed MeDaniel is sanguine that he will win the big nice next Satur ¬ day It has not been decided when Foundation will be sent to Louisville MiDaniel and 1onis Taubor rode over to Louisvillo in an automobile witli Itinl May Sunday aftcnooii and arranged for stalls In Stable M at Churchill Downs for Foundation

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