Louisville Track Changes: Big Crowd at Downs Sees Formful and Interesting Racing Over Muddy Track, Daily Racing Form, 1913-10-12


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LOUISVILLE TRACK CHANGES i BIG CROWD AT DOWNS SEES FORKFUL AND INTERESTING RACING OVER MUDDY TRACK. Eleeth, Well Served by Soft Going:, Is Returned Winner of Cherokee Selling: Stakes Leochares Takes Handicap. Louisville, Ky.. October II. An excellent card made ii of seven races witU the Cherokee Selling Stakes, one mile and u sixteenth, anil :i slx-fnr-longs handicap serving as the main features, attracted a big assemblage of racegoers to Churchill Downs today in spite of chilly weather. Heavy rams that fell this morning transformed the going from fast to muddy. The racing was close and spirited and speculation was brisk. The heavy operators fared iKiorly, but the public were gainers, for they hacked the winners generously in almost each instance. Selling race troubles broke out today and probably Will continue while the present fashion pervails of entering horses much below their true value in telling races. Captain 1. M. Walker was a sufferer to the extent of 05, the amount that Ambrose was bid up over his entered price of 00. and Manager Mack was bid up 100 over his entered price of 600. Ambrose was retained by his owner, but Manager .Mack went to M. A. Coltons establishment. Owner Young later retaliated for Manager Macks loss by claiming Sam Hirsch from the race for ,150. The Cherokee Slakes went to Sleeth in easy fashion, with Harry Lauder second and High Private thlul. The latter ruled favorite and raced well for seven furlongs, but thereafter weakened badly and it Is clearly evident that he no longer can cope successfully with vounger horses of the better class. The stake was worth ,100 net to Sleeth. John W. Schorrs Leochares again showed a smart lierformancf! when he accounted for the handicap in which some of the better class of sprinters engaged. Jjllui IdMfv iiiilsTied ill seCmid place and Helen liarbee Bjvas third. Helios was a starter in this race; but rreivivert poor handling and finished unplaced. Uatlna. favorite for the opener, succumbed In the last strides to the rush of Bolala. which the diminutive Tavlor handled faultlessly. Requiram was prob-ablv best, but lost the race when his rider steered him unnecessarily wide on the last turn. Kederis gave Ambrose a masterful ride in the second race and it enabled him to get up In the closing strides to leat Envy and Inlan, which had dominated the running until the last seventy yards. Jefferson Livingston won his first purse of the meeting when Anytime llnished first in the mile race, with Candy Box beating Christophine for second place. The Camden filly closed a big gap in the stretch. Sam Ilirsch displaced Manager Mack as favorite for the fifth, but the latter proved best, although barelv lasting to beat the outsider, Marshon. Sam Hirseh had to be hard ridden to get third money. The closing dash went to Effcndi and L. II. Adair Jieat the favorite, James Dockery for second place. Jefferson Livingston made an addition to his extensive stable today when he closed a deal with John E Madden, of Hamburg Place, for the transfer of the vearling colt by Star Shoot Ethel Lee, and the filly by Rock Sand Saliua D. These juveniles, according to report, are among the pick of this seasons youngsters and art regarded highly. The colt is engaged in the Epsom Derby to be run in 1915 and the filly is in the Epsom Oaks. Doth are likelv to be sent abroad to try for these prizes if they" show sufficiently good form. Mr. Liviugston is still negotiating with E. K. Bradley for Bradleys Choice? and will probably close the deal in the near future. James Butler, who is at present cxtenslvly identified with Hie turf, came over from Lexington, where he had been in attendance at the Grand Circuit trots and will remain here until the latter part or next week to witness the racing at Churchill Downs. Jockey Van Dusen met with a painful injury while i riding Sadie Jonett in the second race, but he filled his remaining engagements. V. O. Yaukos present plans are to rest from racing during the coming winter and he will at the : close, of the Lalonia meeting ship his horses to Louisville, where they will remain uutil the opening of the Lexington meeting next spring. Mr. Yanke and his family will sojourn in California during the greater part of the winter. There was a sale of racers by auction in the paddock this afternoon. Rio Brazos went to J. IL Mead for 05. Clerk was knocked down to W. P. Cisco . for .50: Moorish Queen and Bow and Arrow were , secured by J. P. Uoss for each, and Mary Ware ; was bought by D. Lehan for S50. Con Leigbton. who brought Sam Jackson and I others here, returned tonight to New York. The ; horses will he trained by their owner, J. L. MeGin-jils. during their sojourn in Kentucky.

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