Buckhorn Takes Clark: Big Crowd Sees Mackenzie Racer Win Churchill Downs Stake.; Froglegs, from the Schorr Stable, Rules Favorite, but Races Disappointingly and Is Last at the Finish--Old Rosebud an Easy Winner., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-18


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BUCKIIOM TAKES CLARK BIG CROWD SEES MACKENZIE RACER Will CHURCHILL DOWNS STAKE Froglcgs from the Schorr Stable Rules Favorite Favoritebut but Races Disappointingly and Is Last at the theFinish Finish Old Rosebud an Easy Winner Ixjuisville Ky May 17 The Clark Handicap oiiu of the oldest fixtures run annually at Churchill Downs featured todays racing and was responsible for bringing to the course an attendance second in point of numbers only to that oC Derby day The heavy track militated considerably against the race and was likewise res onsilile for numerous with ¬ drawals from it only four starters making the con ¬ test for the 2080 that went to the winner Frog legs because of his sterling performance in a previous start and his wellknown liking for soft going ruled a strong favorite but he disappointed sadly when ho finished last many lengths behind the others It J Mackenzies Buekhorn in receipt of three pounds from Froglcgs and carrying 122 made the pace throughout and though staggering at the end held on in game fashion to get home a length In advance of the underrated Flora Fina The hitters elTort was a fine one for she main ¬ tained a forward position from the start and was steadily wearing the winner down during the stretcli drive Froglegs was prominent for thrcoiiarters only then began to falter badly and fell an easy victim to Any Ports challenge for third money Some of the horsemen were inclined to believe that the hard race Froglegs had iu his previous start left him unfitted for todays performance Buck horn on the other hand seemed to have been beno lited by it itThe The Mackenzie establishment scored a double dur ¬ ing tile afternoon when Helen Barbee accounted for the secondary feature a handicap at six furlongs She was tractable at the post today broke well and assumed command at once but like Biickhorn had to stand a hard drive near the end to take the purse Samuel It Meyer Meyerw Meyerrunning w running to his best forni came fast through the stretch and would have won at a longer distance distancei i II i iVpplegates crack juvenile Old Rosebud darting in the second race against four others of his own age proved himself far the best and looms up prominently among the top notchers here as a result of the impresslveness of his win He simply played with his opjtositiou in the early stages and sprcadcagled them in the stretch when freed from restraint restraintThere There was much crowding in the fifth race The winner 1rince Ilermis played a prominent part in the mi ups and for a while his backers thought tiiat he might be disqualified The stewards after questioning his rider Teahan let the result staml as the horses finished 1rince I lentils chief offense eame during the stretcli run when he began boring badly and impeded Strenuous forcing the rider of the latter to take him back Previously Prince Hcrmis had interfered with Cream Some were iu illned to blame him also for the interference on the first turn that resulted in Madellcs fall but this crowding was probably unavoidable Jockey C Peak who rode MadeHe escaped injury injuryAdair Adair Baker were forced to stand another run ¬ up from Capt W F Cisco this afternoon when Busy won the closing dash He was entered for 400 and bid up to 1100 was retained with an addi ¬ tional bid of 5 Busy ran like a stake horse iu the going and led all the way wayJ J N Camden returned today from New York and witnessed tin sport He brought back with him n beautiful diamond scarf pin which ha presented to trainer X Kccne in recognition of Imperators victorv iu the Breeders Futurity at Lexington LexingtonJockey Jockey W Hopkins secured his release today from E It Bradleys establishment and will go to Canada to ride as a free lance He will go with the Moore Johnson stable on Tuesday next and will be lemporarilv attached to that owners stable John ¬ son will take six of his own horsis and several owned by William Gerst for an extensive campaign on tin Canadian courses 1 S Ward has hopes of getting Solar Star to the post for the Latonia Derby DerbyAzvinde Azvinde came out of her last start badly cut li liml legs as a result of getting jumped on onby by Casey Jones Adams Express also pulled up lame lamel l day after a livefurlong trial iu company with withHobnob Hobnob after the hist race raceThe The total amount of tin wagering today exceeded any previous Clark Handicap day and almost veaclicd last years Derby day figure General Man ¬ ager Whin said it was easily the best Clark Handi ¬ cap day in the history of Chunhill Downs DownsKenneth Kenneth Karrick tho promising rpprentice rider who lias been showing good form in the saddle here is tin only son of trainer W II Karrick who has the strings of II K Knapp F U Hitchcock and Thomas Hitchcock in charge at the local tracks Jokey Karrick is now seventeen years old and tills is his second season in the saddle He is still entitled to the apprentice allowance and can ride as light as ninetyeight pounds His finish of Thursday last on Yankee Notions was as good a bit of riding as has been seen at the Dovviis in a nice this season seasonP P J Miles has added anoilior horse to his stable by the purchase from trainer I3e Christy of the throeyearold maiden bay gelding King Box BoxTheodore Theodore Ahadie has purchased from II Oots a twoyearold black colt hr Dick Welles Marv Graves This youngster is a half brother to Stamps and has never raced Abadie will get him ready for the Latonia meeting

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