Lawmakers at the Races: Palmetto Park Management Entertains Governor and Members of Legislature, Daily Racing Form, 1914-02-12


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LAWMAKERS AT T1IE RACES PALMETTO PARK MANAGEMENT ENTERTAINS GOVERNOR AND MEMBERS OF LEGISLATURE South Candrolir.a Legislators Exhibit Keen Interest in the Sport Old Ben Takes Measure of Surprising in Spartanburg: Handicap. i ;iikstoii, S. C.. 1-Vbriiary 11. Governor Uo-i 11 vsc. Attorney-General Peebles and iminiTotjs t mis of both ln:i iiclics of tin- Suuth Carolina k .iiiiic were quests of the Palmetto Park nian-i i ill Illis afternoon. Tlicy enjoyed tin- sp:irt ;. lis alicndaul incidents immensely ;iml departed i i n last race favorably impressed with their i ions iilortniiiiiKiil. The governor :ind lnciu-s 1 ili" legislature came dowii from Columbia by ..i! miiii. .Sonic of tin- lawmakers and their i .i s i.Nil; in the sights of the historic city :md i u ii interest along tlu- harbor, including I-Wt x i n : uiid Fori Moultrie, hut a goodly irt in l:: s! ! go racing. They were attentive observers it port and soeiit"d to extract real enjoyment i spirited finishes timt marked ail tin- laces. i .... S;.ariaiiliuig Handicap, worth ,500. ill .-x i is t u- ui:li1 out the cream of tin- three-year l t , r;iile at the emirs-, including K. F. Carmans i i.i i i.iii il Surprising. Though assigned top weight li! iioimds. the caMerii couiiiigonl gave him rem- : ir support. Tin Keiitiickiaus wore inclined to 1 V ;. Yankc entry, cuiii-isting ii" Korfhagc and 0. d ti I. The hitler was handled liy i.oicl. it being L s i "si nioiiiit following his restoration to gooij U.-i after a suspension of several weeks s ni an unsatisfactory ride on Oakland. Rnr-K the first half mile the Carman crack ran niil t ; i. a nl directly licliiud Korfhagc and Czar Michael. II -ii sume ground on the si retell turn, hut when . cd on lie Unshed into the lead with eas:. Old Hi . wiili his customary slowness at the beginnbi..;. ,i . dNtimr trailer in the early part of Die race, , no vciii wide into the stretch, hut wlien Inr.-I .. I i urge ilini. he resjiouded in the tamest kin J . -in. n and. drawing level with Surprising a . . lull from t lie end. heat him to Ihe finish by 1. f u ! -ngth. Korfhagc. lid J!en"s stable oai-;:i !.. took third money. ilu; quintet of starters in this nice are at ,i. !; I.i lb.- public eye because all are eligible . i, .e rich lalmetto Derby, to he run February 2S. s s. s were freely offered for liie beaten ones. Michael bird" in the race, which of cotir.-e . . limited biui front todays reckoning. Charles-.ii. Ian was Imdly handled. The general concensus . pi.iion is that the Derby should lie between s; -..-is;iifj and Old Den. I . juvenile race at three and a half furlongs ri I. d an interesting struggle, in which Kcwpie i uialee. the favorite, a scant neck after a . i n: drive. Th MdrU-en that started in the second race were 1:1 lot. The favorite. Xello. ridden liy l.iir-niii-.n: fell heavily and injured her rider consider-biv. i.ord Vdls won the purse and was bid up 11,11 a;ul enleivd price of $.XKI to .."OU and pur-i as 1 by II. rhillips. 1 xlay s arrivals from New York included Frank I nlir. brother of .1. O. Holder, who is racing a sir ng of horses here. iaul and Hall joi I the ranks of the layers at Ial- Klto Park this afternoon, lorkev F. .Moore arrived from .luarez this inorn-i- lie will do the riding for the .1. II. Mead stab!" .1 Ciida has turned the mare Wood Dove over to 1. K ans. who will handle her in the future. m ng Ihe work outs at Palmetto Iark this . i !lK were: ISanjo .lint Three-iniarters in 1 :-. Koik Half mile in r.0. I! niliii- i:ioise Half mile in ji-ilon O. Three-iiuarters in 1 :1M. Clin kles -Three-iiuarlers in 1:11. 1,. II. Adair Five-eightlis in 1:0.".. May Maid Half mile in Ilivbuis Half mile in ."!. Irincess Callaway Three-iiuarlers in 1:1!. Siia-Uleton Five-dgliths in 1:0-1. SlariHtth Thiee-iiiar!ers in 1 St nloi--I,ive-eightbs in 1:00. Suguidi Tliree-iuarters in 1:111.

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