Coy Lad Reduces Record: Runs Mile In 1:39 3/5 In Winning Handicap At Douglas Park.; Melton Street Also Sets a New Record for Mile and an Eighth in Winning Selling Race--Jockey Loftus Gets Big Foe., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-30


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COY LAD REDUCES RECORD RUNS MILE IN 138 IN WINNING HANDICAP AT DOUGLAS PAKK Melton Street Also Sets a New Record for Mile and andan an Eighth in Winning Selling Race Jockey JockeyLoftus Loftus Gets Big Fee Louisville Ky May 29 II II Hewitts Coy Lad witli 101 pounds up rau a smashing race this siltoruoou at Douglas Park In winning the 800 mile handicap la reduced tlie track roconl to 138 from 1 toil If mmlu liy Ifclcn Uarbeo on the opening lay of the meeting Morristown was in nearest imrsuit at the end and Koyal Tea was third Coy Lad showed a high flight of speed all the way and was given an able ride by McCabe The race had its disappointment to many on account of the poor showing of loe Morris which was installed favorite He flattered his hackers for threequarters of n mile and then retired to the rear on account of a foreleg that has long been under suspicion go ¬ ing back on him He returned to the scales in a distressed condition and it is possible that ho will Jiot raca again for some time Coy Lad was an ex ¬ treme outsider in the betting and his few support ¬ ers received remunerative odds oddsWeather Weather and track conditions could not have been improved oil and contributed to another big at ¬ tendance The betting was again spirited and aver ¬ aged up well to the three preceding days of this week In this respect it is remarkable that the amount bet has been almost uniform daily Long dailyLong priced winners scored in three of the races and liberal quotations were also obtained against Kosa Mnndi 1raetorian and Melton Street successful favorites The racing was again inter ¬ esting and immensely enjoyed The finish of the closing dasU was i thriller Melton Street succeed ¬ ing ill the final stride after a strenuous last quarter drive He lowered the track record for a mile and oiicMlglith by onelifth of a second secondJockey Jockey Loftus was today presented with 1000 by 11 II Kmmons as a reward for his ride on Itnilolfo in the Kentucky Handicap Mr Emuions in presenting Loftus with the generous fee told the ruler that at any time he could again see an 1uiHHirtUliity to help him wiu 12000 he would iu erease the fee substantially Loftus has practically been engaged to pilot liudolfo in the Kentucky En ¬ durance Stake four miles in which he is already looked upon as a formidable proposition for the it hens to tackle This race like the Kentucky Handicap will be worth a fortune and will easily he the greatest prize to bo raced for iuthis country in the fall fallManager Manager Mack was eliminated as a factor in the last race on account of being stricken with a hemor ¬ rhage during the running runningThe The twohorse combination composed of Tattler and Praetorian paid 811780 for 2 No one picked tlie three horse combination and it went to the tield backers who received 2175 2175Thomas Thomas McGee who for a number of years was confidential man for Kdward Corrigan and who is now in business in Kansas City was among todays visitors and was kept busy shaking hands with numerous acquaintances Mr McGee is en route to his home from Boston Mass where he attended the funeral of his brother Mr MeGce stated that the former wellknown owner Pat Dunne was getting on splendidly In his established business in Kansas City as is Mr Corrigau who is in the contracting business there Mr McGeo expressed much surprise over the great change that racing in vhis locality has undergone since tlie elimination of the bookmak Ing method of wagering wageringCaptain Captain 1 II Kees was among todays visitors stopping oil on his way to Memphis from Pittsburgh Mr Uees 1ms vast business interests in both the cities named 1 W Johnson and J M Goode dissolved partner ¬ ship today the former taking the horses Flora Fina Milton It Mockery Tom Hoy and Gray Plume Mr Goode took tin remaining ones consisting of Amoret Jessie Louise Banorella anil Doctor Ken ¬ dall Each will train his respective division divisionSecretary Secretary Maginn is trying to arrange a special race for Saturday at live furlongs that will bring into contest among others Imperator Little Nephew Old noschtid I5oots and Saddlle Magnet and Hodge The race is intended as a tryout for the Spring Trial Stakes to l e run on June 7 the closing day of the Douglas Park meeting meetingJockey Jockey Andivss was suspended for the remainder ot the mooting by the starter as a result of disobed ¬ ience at the post postJefferson Jefferson Livingston the well known Cinclnnatiaii losed a deal today for the 2yearold Sosius and he will be turned over to Mose Goldblatt to be trained trainedTrainer Trainer John F Schorr stated today that Frog legs and Edda were Iwth coming around again in good tihapo ami that their injuries were of minor charac ¬ ter K lda has been troubled for some time with a troublesome tendon and may go wrong at auy time timeJames James Osljorne formerly assistant to Mars Cas sldy who is now doing the starting on Northwestern Canadian courses sent word here that they had a inxisiKsrous session at Edmonton and that the same will likely hold good at Prince Albert where a meeting will soon be held heldCol Col Jack Cliinn and W S Payne a well known breeder were among todays visitors visitorsFred Fred Auerbach who is extensively Interested in the Charleston track was an arrival this afternoon and will remain several days to enjoy the sport

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