Bringhurst a Real Crack: Camden Two-Year-Old Reduces Another Churchill Downs Track Record, Daily Racing Form, 1913-10-17


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BEINGHUEST A REAL CRACK CAMDEN TWO-YEAR-OUJ REDUCES ANOTHER CHURCHILL DOWNS TRACK RECORD. Concedes Weight to Mature Opposition in Overnight Handicap and Runs Three-Quarters of a Mile in 1:11 Eased Up. Louisville, Ky., October 15. J. X. Camdens sterling two-year-old, Bringhurst, gave a sparkling exhibition this afternoon in winning the feature race at Churchill Downs, an all aged handicap at six furlongs, when he beat a trio of older horses with remarkable ease in the fast time of 1:11. This reduced the track record by oiie-lirth of a seeond and had lie been strongly urged there is no question but that he would have lowered the American record, now jointly held by Lcochares and Iron Math, both having run the distance during the last Douglas Park meeting in 1:10 J. Bringhurst. according to the racing scale, was concediug considerable weight to his opjKMients, but he displayed high fcpeed from the start and opened a commanding lead on -1 1 1 1 i Uasey, his nearest pursuer. .Many enpeetcd that the youngster would quit after going so fast for half a mile, but, contrary to tills expectation, he increased his advantage in the stretch and was wised up in the last sixteenth. .Mm Basey was an casv second, with Ithle Brigade third, sun Queen, the other starter, was practically left at the post on account of propping when the barrier was released. Another big attendance witnessed some excellent sport. The betting was spirited and the prices against the winners liberal. Favorites and second choices accounted for ail the purses and the public as a result fared well. The lifth race, in which two-year-olds furnished the contest, was marked by u light during the run-liiug between jockeys Gould and Martin, astride Emerald Gem and King Worth, respectively. Martin as on a former occasion when C. Peak was suspended, brought ou the whip duel when he attempted to crowd Gould against the inner fence witli a view to luaklug him pull, his mount hack. Gould shouted a burning to- Martin to desist, and when the latter continued his tactics ue struck Martin sharply with his whip and made him pull out. Knieralil Gem then dashed into a long lead which enabled him to win handily, witli King Worth second and Lost Fortune third. Martin made complaint to the stewards after the finish and they lined Gould 0 and suspended Iiim for the remainder of the meeting. Martin was lucky to escape punishment. There was also a mix-up in the second race, followed by a complaint to the stewards after the tinish. Jockey H. Woods, who had the mount on Iridescence, charged that Gross, who rode Liudar, the winner, had taken hold of Iridescences bridle when both horses were on even terms on the stretch turn. Gross denied the charge stoutly and so impressed the stewards that no action was taken. Flex, a former frequent disappointment, made good in ..the opening dash, with lsidora in second place and Winifred 1. third. Florence Roberts the favorite, ran poorly and brought up in the rear. Falcada was most strongly fancied In the bird race, but he failed to get a portion of the purse. Chartier being, returned the winner, witli Anion and Iolis following closely. The closing race went to Oakhurst. the favorite, with T. M. Green beating Joe Deibold for second money. After the llnish E. T. Col ton, acting for M. A. Colton, represented in the race by Manager Mack, claimed Joe Deibold for ?:ir.o. I". J. Miles, owner of Falcada, made a voluntary statement to the stewards after the third race that lie could not account for the horses poor siiowin". lie claimed to have wagered heavily ou the horse. Presiding Steward Charles F. Price was again in the stand and performed his duties. He is far from well and is suffering from his old ailment, stomach trouble. Amos Turneys crack three-year-old, Ilorron, and George J. Longs hlghly-thought-of yearling half-brother to Free Lance figured this morning in a hail mix-up while being galloped over the Churchill Downs track. Both came out of the collision badly shaken up. but no serious effects are anticipated. Threw Links, in T. P. Hayes string, is not expected to survive, having been stricken since Ills last start with pneumonia. The other horses in the Hayes stable were shipped to Lalouia today. Jockey Borel had to suspend riding today on account of rheumatism in the knees. Jefferson Livingston lias made an addition to his stable by the purchase of the yearling colt by Peep oDay Dividend. There will be seven races here next Saturday. The extra race will be the advance fund purse for maiden two-year-olds at six furlongs. Because of the extra race post time in the opening race on Saturday-will be 2 oclock. II. McCarren made an offer of ,500 today for San Vega, which was turned down. E. W. Mooro has decided to rest from racing tills winter and will ship his horses to Nashville at the close of the Latonia meeting. Jefforsou Livingstons stable, comprising two carloads of racers, will he shipped next Sunday to Latonia for the racing there. Mr. Livingston contemplates shipping about thirty horses to Juarez after the Latonia meeting. Horsemen were notified today that no stall room will be available for yearlings at the Norfolk track during the coming meeting there. E. It. Bradley will send nine of his horses, including Bradleys Choice, Boots and Saddle and Black Toney, to Latonia next Saturday. There- will lie seven cars of racers, miscellaneously owned, leaving here Saturday morning for Latonia. Entries for the Latonia racing of Monday, the opening day. will be received at Chnrchill Downs by J. B. Campbell on Saturday morning. Secretary Maginn will also receive entries at the Latonia track and the list will be compiled and announced at Latonia at the usual hour. E. C Hopper, well-known racing official, was at the track today and was kept busy shaking hands witli owners, trainers and jockeys. M. B. Grubers slashing, yearling colt. Sam Mc-Meekln, recently worked a quarter at Churchill Downs, hard held, in 24. The following were among the work-outs tills morning at Churchill Downs: Barnard Five-eighths in 1:09. Big Spirit Three-quarters in 1:15. Bird Man Three-quarters in 1:1!. Boiala Three-eighths in 37. Bradleys Choice Three-quarters in 1:19. Cash ou Delivery Five-eighths in 1:03. Father Itiloy Five-eighths in 1:05. Gipsv Love Five-eighths in 1:03. llocnir Five-eighths in 1:05. Hodge Five-eighths in 1:02. Irish Gentleman Five-eighths in 1:03. Just Y. Three-quarters in 1:17. KIngling Three-quarters in 1:10. KIcburno Three-quarters I 1:15. Lady Charcot Half mile in 52. Lady London Five-eighths in 1:00. Luther Half inilo in 51. Pan Zareta Five-eighths in 1:03. Pihiin Three-quarters In 1:19. San Vega Half mile in 50. Seba go Three-quarters In 1:20. Stanley S. - -Seven-eighths in 1:37. Tom Bov Three-eighths in 3S.

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