Stake for Consistent Edith W.: Wier Filly Accounts for Feature Race at Churchill Downs-Prince Hermits Wins Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1913-10-16


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STAKE FOR CONSISTENT EDITH W. Weir Filly Accounts for Feature Race at Churchill Downs Prince Kermis Wins Handicap, Louisville. Ky., October 15. F. D. Weirs consistent filly, Editli W., added the Golden Rod Selling Slakes to her credit this afternoon. The race had a net value of ,4S0 to the winner and was the feature of a good card that attracted a big attendance to Churchill Downs. The finish of the race was close and exciting, heads separating Edith W., Brigs Brother and Old Ben In the order named. Brigs Brother dominated the early running, but the Weir filly caught him when opposite the last furlong post in the stretch and outstayed him in the final hard drive. Old Ben began with his customary slowness and suffered additionally by being forced to run wide on the stretch turn. He was going fastest of all at the end and would have won had the distance lieen greater. W. G. Yankes Swish furnished one of todays disappointments. Swish was regarded as the best betting proposition, but was beaten handily by L. II. Adair in the third race. The latter ran to his best form uuder none too good a ride and sprinted away from Swish in tho stretch as if the latter was standing still. The ail-aged handicap was won by Lew Marions three-vear-old, Prince Hennis, in a spirited drive with Sleeth. which had followed him most closely for the entire trip. Samuel R. Meyer, which came with a great rush in the stretch, took third money and might have won had J. Henry begun riding him hard sooner. Copperrown, which has been beaten by scant margins tor the purse in recent starts, succumbed again today after leading until the last sixteenth, Rash beating him by a neck. Uncle Hart, benefiting by good handling, beat out some good ones In the opening dash. The far westerners attempted a betting coup in the second race with the maiden. Bob Hensley. but Deposit proved too much for him and won by a length. Presiding Steward Charles F. Price had to absent himself from the track this afternoon o:i account of illness. Iu his absence; -W. H. Shelley acted as steward, while Charles F. Grainger, II. F. Breivogel and Edward Jasper were the placing judges. Al Berlen. who is representing the Saratoga Association here, lias received nearly 100 entries to the two-year-old stakes for next season .to lie run over the Saratoga track. Jefferson Livingston was the heaviest nominator with twenty entries. Mr. Livingston also took two subscriptions to the Grab Bag Handicap, which, is intended to rival the Futurity. Jockey C. Turner returned today from Toronto, where he endeavored to straighten out ills troubles with the Canadian Racing Associations. He feels hopeful that at the next meeting of the Canadian Racing Associations committee he will be restored to full privileges. Assistant Manager Harry F. BreLogel will depart for. Laurel on Sunday next to help Matt J. Winn at the Maryland track until the close of racing there at the end of the month. There will be numerous departures, beginning tomorrow, for Latonla. Most of the horses from here will be shipped by special train next Sunday. The following were among the work-outs this morning at Churchill Downs: Aunt Mamie Three-quarters in 1:17. Belloc Three-quarters in 1:11. Benanet Five-eighths- in 1:05. Ben Galore Seven-eighths in 1:30. Bird Man Half mile in 52. Black Toney Five-eighths in 1:02. Brave Five-eighths in 1:0.1. Cosgrove Three-eighths in iJS. Curlicue Three-quarters in 1:17. Ella Curry Seven-eighths iu 1:31. Flex Half mile in 51. Gladys Y. Five-eighths in 1:04. Harry Lauder Three-quarters in 1:10. Hortense Five-eighths in 1:03. Inian Half mile in 53. Jabot Mile in l:4i. Judge Gheens Five-eighths in 1:01. Kilcrea Five-eighths iu 1:04. Miuda Five-eighths in 1:07. Oakhurst Three-quarters in 1:17. Oakland Five-eighths in 1:04. Presumption Half mile in 51. Serenata Five-eighths in 1:07. Sir Catesby Five-eighths In 1:05. Sonada Half mile in 52. Svzvzy Mile in 1:43. Watermelon Five-eighths in 1:04.

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