Many Visitors At Mineral Springs.: Improved Racing at Indiana Course Enjoyed by Biggest Crowd of the Season., Daily Racing Form, 1913-07-13


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MANY VISITORS AT MINERAL SPRINGS Improved Racing at Indiana Course Enjoyed by Big ¬ gest Crowd of the Season Anticipation was met yesterday when the best attendance of the meeting viewed the racing at Min ¬ eral Springs Park Trains from Chicago were made up of more cars than previously in the week and were well tilled Goodly contingents boarded the trains at Kuglewootl and Gary The attendance from nearby towns was also quite evident in a survey of tile crowd Altogether it had something of the appearance and spirit of oldtime Hawthorne and Harlem crowds and augurs well for the closing week of the llfteendays meeting meetingAs As an advertised attraction that venerable bur ¬ lesque the Stock Yards Derby was a main feature f the day but was not much in a racing way Monkey Tail was scratched leaving six to go Of these Teddie Gray was at 3 to 5 and it was 2 to 1 jind take your pick against the others Teddie Grav has won so many Stock Yards Derbys that it has become a settled habit with him The others dwelt as if uncertain what to do when the barrier went up but he went on about his business and won all the way by a big margin while in a close finish for second place King John defeated Bay Frank Come On was left at the i ost ostIn In a spirited finish All Ked passed Cheeky in the stretch and took the first race He was a joint favorite with Clevine at 7 to 5 each but the latter was left at Hie post in a somewhat ragged start With Harwood scratched some fairly good two yearolds contested the second race At even money Lambs Tail was the post favorite but Tiktok and Tempest had many admirers the latter being backed down from 4 to 1 to K to 5 no good reason for this showing in the race Well ridden by Van dusen the promising colt Ivan Gardner was saved in close attendance on the leaders to the last eighth then put In some rapid work and in a fast finish overhauled Lambs Tall in front of the stand and won drawing clear in the most racing like finish of the day with one exception exceptionGreen Green B Morris took his daily race with Kiva in the handicap at a mile Chapultepec was always slightly the favorite but failed to stay the dis ¬ tance and making the pace all the way Kiva won off by herself with Ben Lasca a good second and Chapultepec barely outstaying Defy for third monev monevBlllie Blllie Baker and Royal Dolly both oddson favor ¬ ites were easy winners of the fifth and sixtli races respectively and the days si ort was brought to a close in a bitterly contested race at a mile and a sixteenth in which Fuchsia defeated Otilo by the breadth of a mans band bandIt It was a day of good racing and another is in prospect for Monday MondayThe The program book for the Mineral Springs racing of next week was distributed to horsemen yesterday by Secretary Wallace WallaceJockey Jockey Aubuchon will depart Sunday night for Latonia Ky KyJ J McNuIty secured yesterday at private sale lie horse Electric from Mikel Bros BrosFailure Failure on the nart of Clyde Ts owner to secure a rider for him in time caused the horses with ¬ drawal from the fifth race by order of the otlicials For Ills tardiness owner Reeves was fined a small sum sumJ J H Mead shipped Capitau Bravo Chapnltepcc aud others in his stable to Windsor lust night nightJockey Jockey Vandusen under contract to Howard Oots mid who has been riding in good form at Mineral Springs will leave tonight for Windsor to rejoin the Oots stable stableO O B Morris the veteran trainer will rest Kiva Silver Tone and other twoyearolds ho has in barge at the Porter track during the time Inter ¬ vening before the next fifteendays meeting Sev ¬ eral other horsemen consider the Indiana climatic omlitions beneficial to their horses and will keep their strings at the track for some time after the close of the racing

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