Helios is Again Beaten: Camden Three-Year-Old Finishes Third in Handicap at Churchill Downs, Daily Racing Form, 1913-10-15


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HELIOS IS AGAIN BEATEN CAMDEN THREE-YEAR-OLD FINISHES THIRD IN HANDICAP AT CHURCHILL DOWNS. Theresa Gill, Showing Sudden Return to Her Good Form, Wins the Race, with Jim Basey Second Horses Fall, but Riders Escape Injury, Louisville, Ky.. October 14. Big fields were the . rule at Churchill Downs this afternoon in all but two instances, ami the large number of starters iu some of the races brought about unavoidable crowding and several spills. Luckily, no serious results followed. The worst looking fall came in the fifth race, a mile dash, iu which fifteen were originally entered, the largest number that has been carded for a year or two in any race aside from a stake event, on a Kentucky track. Withdrawals reduced the field to twelve starters and thev came to the first turn in a compact group. Bittra, the favorite, was caught In a bad jam and went down with jockey Griner when she jumped on the heels of the horse in front of her. The boy was knocked unconscious and it took some time for him to recover, .but he escaped injury. The other fall occurred just as the thirteen starters iu the third race were alwut to round into the stretch. Miss Barn Harbor was then In n pomineut position, but went down as a result of crowding, for which Goose on Bronzewiug was held responsible, and was suspended by the stewards for the rest of the meeting. J. McDonald, the rider of Miss Barn Harbor, rode In the following race. The sprint handicap at six furlongs which featured the card weut to Theresa Gill, with Jim Basey just beating Helios for second place. The latter was again favorite and was again handled none too well by jockey Steele. It is probable that Helios has gone back in form, too. Theresa Gill showed a Might of speed from the start and drew out In the stretch. With more vigorous handling Helios would have beaten Jim Basey for second place. Several of the better class of selling platers started iu the closing race, witli Winuing Witch and Joe Deibold absorbing most of the speculative attention. Winning Witch ran fairly well, considering the rough usage to which she was subjected, hut Joe Deibolds poor showing was in glaring contrast to ids previous winning effort. Ambroses victory In the race over Bonne Chance was due to Kederls superior riding ability. The public started off auspiciously when they selected Korfhage in the opener. Bac had the support of the big operators and was the post favorite, but lie run behind the Yanke racer all the way. Grosvenor, favorite in the second race, led throughout ami beat Weyanoke handily at the finish. Water-bass, another favorite, had to he ridden out to the limit to withstand the far-western youngster. King Worth, in the third race. Guide Post, benefited by a good rider in the saddle, led all the way in the fifth race and heat Ocean Queen. After Bittra fell, she ran around the course riderless five times before she could be caught. Verena, which started in the second race, was badly jumped on while going around the first turn and probably will not be a starter again this season as a result of the injury. Jockey Small departed tonight for Dallas, Tex where he will ride J. W. Fullers horses during the state fair meeting. Later on he will go to Juarez for the winter meeting there. Black Toney was withdrawn from, the fourth race on account of an injury sustained while being plated this morning. J. B. Campbell began today the registration of those horses here that are Intended to take part in the Latonia meeting. The program book for the first six days of the Latonia racing reached here today and was distributed to the owners. W. M. Wallace will rest The Widow Moon and others he has in his charge during the winter months and will ship them at the close of the Latonia meeting to Lexington. E. C. Hopper, the well known racing official, who has been sick for the greater part of this summer, is now in a fair way to regain his full health He is at present in Louisville, but has not yet visited the track. The advance guard of horsemen planning to participate in Latonia racing will leave here at eight oclock Saturday night on the Elrod special. Manager John Hachmeister and his assltant, Frank Bruen, are on the ground nt Latonia completing preparations for next Mondays, opening at that track. The following were anion? the work-outs at Churchill. Downs this .morning: Back Bay Five-eighths in 1:02. Barnard Mile In 1:45. Ben Galore Three-eighths in 3S. Camel Mile in 1:49. Cash on Delivery Three-quarters in 1:17. Coy Half mile in 50. Daddy Sip Five-eighths in 1:04. Envy Half mile in 51. Flabbergast Half mile in 52. Flying Frances Three-nuarters in 1:19.-Gold Color Half mile in 51. Jabot Three-quarters in 1:20. James Doekcry Three-quarters in 1:19. John Gund Three-quarters in 1:1S. Knight Deck Three-quarters in 1:19. Marty Lou Five-eighths in 1:05. i Mesliach Mile in 1:40. O Tis True Three-quarters in 1:19. Sir Marion Three-quarters in 1:17. Wander Three-eighths in 30. Wilhite Three-quarters in 1:14. Winifred D. Three-quarters in 1:18.

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