Down Comes The Record: Leochares Runs Mile in 1:37 3/5 In Winning Race at Douglas Park.; Performance Represents a New Mark for Track and Is Close to American Record for Distance--Plans for Special Race Receives Impetus., Daily Racing Form, 1913-09-27


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DOWN COMES THE RECORD LEOCHARES RUNS MILE IN 137 IN WINNING RACE AT DOUGLAS PARK Performance Represents a New Mark for Track and Is Close to American Record for Distance Plans for Special Race Receives Impetus Louisville Ky September 2G John AV Schorrs three year Id Lcochaies gave a sparkling exhibition in I he principal race at Douglas Park this after ¬ noon when he reduced the track record for one mile to 137 Hie time is only twofifths of a srcoml slower than the American record and tin general opinion prevailed after the race that liuil tile weather been clear Ieocharcs would easily havf gone i lu distance in 137 His extreme speed in the lirst part of the race enabled him to go into a long lead His rider Kederis steadied him in th next quarter and finding that he held Kleburne siile in the stretch was content to win by a length Klelmrne the runnerup made a same attempt to overhaul the leader in the last quarter but was not good enough Morristown to whose credit the Douglas Iark track record for a mile stood until today finished in third place and made a good showing showingImmediately Immediately following the race discussion of the proposed special mile sweepstakes was renewed and it is now up to the owners The association is will ¬ ing to hang up a generous purse and in the event that the winner succeeds in reducing the American mile record an additional 1001 will be added The managements only stipulation is that there must IK four starters and that track conditions be pro pithiis for the trial The trainers of Iron Mask and Jtuckhorn have signified their willingness to start those horses horsesThe The good card provided by Secretary Magiim at ¬ tracted another big attendance There was im ¬ provement in speculation as a natural result of the superior lields The racing was interesting through ¬ out Favorites and second choices figured prominent ¬ ly in She results in rive Instances Mimorioso a new f mier here from the far west being the only out idcr to win winThe The handicap at six furlongs in which Black Toney and Kalph met amused considerable inter ¬ est Both received generous support ISlack Toney being sligtly favored at post time Kalnh had a sight l iilgtr nttliefitartkover the Bradley rewe iy I tlv anil it was iVioiigli o enable him to win IWack Toney made a game effort to displace Ualph in tue last quarter but was unequal to the lasK Ijiph is just developing his best form formJ J N Camdens IridescMioe appeared to be much the best in the opening dash but suffered defeat by Lady Moonet the g XMl thing because of Stoeles lack of alertness at the post which caused him to be away in a poor position Iridescence closed a good gap in the last quarter and was going fastest at the end I udy Moonct was away badly and Goose handled her well wellJohn John I Wakelield made it three straight victories when he galloped home lirst in the second race with Lucille Allen second and Ambrose third Miuiorioso with the unknown II Woods in the saddle did not appeal strongly to any but the horses immediate collections but he made a show of his opposition leading for the entire trip Swish brought lip in second place and The Reach was a lucky third as Counterpart would have had that position but for Martins action in taking up sharply right at the finish Martin later claimed a foul against Swish but tho judges would not entertain the complaint S Indie and Orperth fought it out in the closing dash and Spindle won after a sharp drive driveThe The twohorse combination consisting of John D Wakelkld and Ualph paid 1325 for 2 Leochares Mimorioso and Spindle the threehorse yielded SSO for 2 2After After the finish of the last race Annie Sellers was worked out a mile and threequarters finishing the distance in 311 311T T I Hayes arrived today with fourteen horses including the Kentucky Derby winner Donerail The licTses came from Toronto and shipped In good shape John Walters with the George M Hendrie consignment is due tomorrow as are the horses owned by G M Miller MillerStarter Starter A li Dadc who has been presiding at the barrier on the Canadian courses will ho a visitor here on Monday next nextJohn John 17 Madden and his son Joseph were visitors today Mr Maddens colors were seen for the first time at Douglas Iark when Disparity carried them in the first race racepresident president J T 11 Liiiircndeaux of the Dorval truck and Manager S X Holiiinn of the same course were aiming todays visitors Thev came to look over the Douglas Iark track with a view to Incorporating some of its arrangements in the newer Montreal course They were immensely im I rf snl with tiie systematic working of the mtituls hire and Manager Hohnm immediately announced his intention to take Douglas Iark as a pattern for this feature at his track hut not on quite so exten Mvc a plan as only eighteen mutuel machines will be installed at Dorval at the outset Mr Hoi man sfxike enthusiastically of the future racing prospects at the new track and stated that the 20000 Derby to l lo o run there next year is receiving many entries and will have the greatest list of starters in the history of Canadian racing Mr Holman and Pros idetit Laurendeaux will remain here some time and give the mutuel workings close study studyThe The following were among the best workouts this morning over the Douglas Park track trackClaxonotte Claxonotte Half mile in 51 51Edith Edith AV Throeeighths in 37 37Father Father Uilcy Threequarters in 119 119Flora Flora Flna Mile and a quarter in 213 213Floral Floral Park Threeeighths in fi Fort Sumter Threequarters in 117 117Hawthorn Hawthorn Threequarters In 117 117llorron llorron Threequarters in 120 120James James Dockcry Threeeighths in 41 41Jim Jim Basey Quarter mile in John Furlong Threequarters in 11S6 11S6Ju Ju t V Half mile in 4 Ladv Innocence Fiveeighths in 105 105Melton Melton Street Mile and a quarter in 213 213Mrs Mrs Moon Threeeighths In 9 9Prince Prince Chap Threeeighths in 58 58Princess Princess CallawayThreecighths in 37 37Ratlna Ratlna Half milo in 50 50Superl Superl Fiveeighths in 103 103M M Avon Threeeighths in 20 20Tho Tho Widow Moon Seveneighths in 130 130Wentworth Wentworth Quarter mile in 25 25Wood Wood Dove Fiveeighths in 102

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