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. . I 1 I I • LUKE IS SOUNDLY BEATEN J. N. CAMDENS ONE-EYED JUVENILE FAILS TO PLACE IN IDLE HOUR STAKES. Race Not Truly Run. but Heavy State of Going Is Held Responsible for Lukes Failure — Climber Is the Winner, Lexington. Ky.. April 21. -The Idle H« ur Stakes, for two year olds, at four and one half furlong-, carrying a value of 81.511 to the winner, was the feature of the Kentucky Associations card this afternoon and it was won by James Butlers Climber. an unbeaten daughter of Voter and Stepping Stone. trained by John Lowe and well ridden by jockey Joe Ke.leris. i;.| Crump was second, half a length away and an o.pial distance in beat of Chalmers, which had only a head the better of Marion loosby. with Luke, the odds on favorite, a [xior fifth. The others were at all times outpaced. The race, how ever, was not truly run. About one hundred yards away from the starting point Ld Crump, which had eighth position at the post, caused a jam of the horses on the inside through which Chalmers. Luke. Marion Gooahy and Mex suffered most. Jockeys Taylor. Ke.leris. Turner. Martin and McCabe shouted warnings to jockey Deron.le. according to the state meal of starter Harry Morrissey. tint he did not heed them and continued to ride hard against them until he had the lead, which he held until well into the stretch, where Climber wore Kd Crump down and beat him out. The judges ordered the suspension of Deronde for the remainder of the meeting. Jockey Taylor said that while be interference bad some thing to do with the defeat of Luke, he believed that it was a dislike for the heavy going that was the chief cause. Trainer John Lowe said before the race that if it were a fast track he would regard Climber a.; a i-ertainty. but he did not know just how well she would run in heavy going. Iu consequence of this roe the Breeders" Futurity has a more open a Spilt and the probabilities are that it will be on© of the heaviest betting races of the season. The wind broken Hawthorn was in front all the way and won the third race at one mile quite easily troin Milton Bobiee, though be was whistling like a Buaeaky bellows when be reached the finish. The g.Ki.l price about Hawthorn was due to the fact: that nearly everyone was trying to pick something to take ins measure. Betting surprises began with the opening dash when Cash on Delivery, an overwhelming odds on choice, finish, d behind Back Ba.. Cash on Detrvery was probably the lest in the race, but Byrnes lack of alert new t the post caused his mount to get away stumbling and the rider showed bad judgment in forcing his mount at top speed iu going up the hill. Aunt Josie. which in a previous start refused to bleak, was on her good behavior this afternoon and under energetic handling raced forwardly from the hairier and. ultimately disposing of OBitra during the stretch drive, won well iu hand. Chitra outstayed Idiolo. which lost much ground by going wide all the way. Nigra was the choice in this race, but after the first furlong retired and finished in had place. Braver Hughes showed bis obi time good form and had an easv time in winning the fifth race. Ihe Reach was his closest follower at the end. Ocean Queen, also at odds on. was the beaten choice in the concluding dash. Her defeat was due to interference, from which she suffered on the flrst turn when one of the foregunrd jumped on her left hind leg and cut into her tendon. Her elimination made il easy for Big Dipper, which at present is enjoying rare form, to win. Cliini.. r came out of the Idle Hour Stakes with several uastv cuts about her legs as a result of the Interference from which she suffered soon after the start. Old Rosebud, favorite for the Kentucky Derby. wis given a mile and a quarter trial before todays racing and covered the distance in 2:13% in the handbst kind of fashion. The gelding appeared to be anxious to run and it look jockey McCabes best. efforts to keen him in restraint. Messrs Knapp. Miller. Parsons. Streets and Bull, who have been here since the opening, departed tonight for New Yo:k. Ihe Knapp Hitchcock Parsons horses will bo shipped to New Tort Saturday in charge of W. AVarnke. who will look after them until trainer W. II. Karricfcs return from Aiken. S. C. Jockey Sumter will go with the horses, but Byrne, who is also under contract to the stable. Will remain in Kentucky until after the Churchill Downs meeting, where he will ride for W. G. Vanke. Later he will go east. According to report, jockey Borel and Boscoe I Boone will be given a bearing at the next meeting of the Kentucky State Racing Commission to lie held May 11. Jockey James Butler, who has been in retirement I for some time, has been granted a license to ride I on Kentucky I racks Jockey Montour was today granted a license and had his first mount this a f tornoon. Judge Charles F. Price, who will preside over the racing at Churchill Downs. Douglas Park and Latham, will be among the visitors tomorrow. General Manager John llachmeiste,- of Douglas Park and Latouia. and Frank J. Btaen will also arrive tomorrow . . . S. Wilson, owner of Ivan Gardner, has taken over B. F. Bathries subscription in the Interna lional Derby to be run at Dorval and will nominate Ivan Gaxdaet to run in it. Entry blanks to the Queens County Jockey Ctab ; were distributed among the horsemen by repreaeata 1 five Al Burlen. Chairman Milton Young of the Kentucky State i Racing Commission today called attention to the fact that a number of owners and some racing ot- I flclals have a misconception of the rule governing apprentice allowance. It has been so amended that apprentice jockeys are entitled to claim the allowance no matter for whom they are riding. ; Secretary J. P. Johnston this afternoon gave out a copy of resolutions which were adopted by the , Kentucky State Racing Commission upon the death of the late Charles fired, of iallatin. Tenn.. the ; man who paid 1100,080 for St. Blaise, as follows: I "Whereas. Charles Reed died at his home in Gallatin, Tenn.. on the 17th day of April. P.M4. I "Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Kentucky Racing Commission iu meeting assembled that in his death the turf has lost a good and charitable man: he was a breeder of thoroughbred horses. ■ maintained a racing stable for a number of years, and was manager and part owner of the Saratoga i race track: and l»e it further , "Resolved, that we deeply deplore his loss and we extend Io his widow and family our sincere and heartfelt sympathy in their b. naveineiit . and. be it, farther "Resolved, that the secretary spread this resolution upon th.- minute- of the Kentacky State R,o ing Commission and transmit a copy thereof to the be- reeved family." There were few workout this morning over the muddy track, among the best heing: Aneon Three marten in 1:20%. Bac -Five eighths in 1:88%. Barberry Candle — Five eighths in l:W!v,. Camille Five.ighlhs in 1 or,- . Dr. Kendall Three eighths iu 38. Com Mil,, in 1:50%. .latins Do.kery Half mile in jg%. Just Y. Thief una i leu in 1:38%. Old Rosebud— Mile and a quartet in 2:13V*.