Sleeth Regains His Form: Rich Camden Handicap is Won by Horse from W. H. Bakers Stable., Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-06


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SLEETII REGAINS HIS FORM RICH CAMDEN HANDICAP IS WON BY HORSE FROM W. H. BAKERS STABLE. Not a Favorite Succeeds in Winning in Muddy Going at Lexington — Grover Hughes Again Scores Impressively. Lexington, Ky.. May ." . The rich Camden Handicap, one ot the big stake fixtures of the meeting, fea tared todays racing card ai the Kentucky kaau elation track and resalted in a brilliant coateat, considering the advene weather and track coadlttona ihal prevailed. The winner turned up in . 11. uakers snciii. well bandied by .1. Hanover. GoweU oo.oed i,, ... eon, I pia-. and C. M. M1IU1 was mud. Cowell was probably best in the laee. but Tt aliau showed bad jiiikaui-iit and steered the Weaver till v aii over the track daring tbe middle half. Haaover stole into a long lead with Sleeth alter Morristowu and Veugbee, tne early leaders, retired. There wen nine starters, .lust Bed having been added. The nei value ol the stake to tin- winner, in addition to the handsome silver cap donated by .1. N. Camden, in « nose honor the stake was named, wai 22,323.30. Uowell, for finishing second, received |d91 and i. M. Millers portion of the puise was 45.50. It was the first wnner that W. II. Baker had seut to he post in ■ l,,ng time. Threatening weather did not dampen the -nihil i.ism of the race goers and a lug crowd was oa hand to View the sport. Specula lion was again of good voluiui . First choices were bowled over in unbroken sue-•ession, not a single favorite managing to finish in trout. In .the opener, The Beach and Aneoii ibsorbed the most speculative attention, ami the former, which might have won. fell in the stretch. Byrne claimed thai Turner, who had the mount 011 Praetorian, the winner, was partly to blame for the spill as lie buinpod The Keach in passing. Aneoii made ■ dull showing and was claimed bv U. P.. Colin for 4."i. Jockey Taylor, who rode rfrightstone, also fell, but escaped injury. Byrne had to cancel the rot of his engagements on be •ount of the shaking up he got. lie Vanl.e connections held Hilly Joe in high regard Tor Ho- nentiul race, but he succumbed i i short margin to Kueelet. Hilly Joe was beat, ut could not overcome the interference from whica lie Sllffired. Hawthorn ruled .1 slight favorite over Grover Hughes, in tlie third, hill the latter, showing his del time- form, won handily, and Pack Bay. which bad sprinted into a g,iod lead during the first half. outlasted Hawthorn for second money. Bad riding brought about the defeat of James Docket] and Weyanoke. favorites for the fifth and -ixth races. Dishinon. who rode James Dockery. kepi thai overwhelming favorite in the worst part d Hi- track for the entire trip, and Matin in d handily over him. Mott. who rode Weyau- ke. was of little help to his mount, and the filly floundered, enabling Disparity, ridden faultlessly by K. Martin, to win as her rider pleased. Cookspur was the medium for an attempted coup, but after making a determined bid in going up the hill, he suffered from interference and refused to extend himself thereafter. Old Itosebud. lie Kentucky Derby favorite, was galloped a mile iu 1:50 after the fifth race. His smooth style of going made a gnat impression 011 the watchers. He will be shipped to Louisville ioinorrow and Irs final mile and a quarter preparatory gallop lor the Derby will take place over Douglas Park track on Thursday. John W. Schorr has decided to retire his good horse. Star Charier, and he will be Shipped from LouiavBle to Hal H. lL-adb-ys Beaumont Stud. Bagene Bred announced today there will be thirty -seven niuliiel machines in use at Churchill Downs on Derby Day and that twenty six would be used daily thereafter. Twenty nine cashiers will be employed on Derby Day and twenty four thereafter. .1. O. Keetie. acting for Johnson X. Camden, today sold Nigra to L. M. Irviue. •Ciaciosilv I, la in of De Mund. Clmpultepec and Gracllla, owned by James if. llaggin. died at Fl nieiiilorf Farm last night while foaling to Ballot. There- were- few trials this morning over the muddy course-. Among the best were-: Bradleys Choice Half mile in 52%. Casuarina l-ive -eighths in 1:11. Helios live eighths ill 1:97%. Hoffman -Five-eighths in 1:12%. John Cunil Mile and a quarter iu 2:17%. Miss Thorpe Three quarters iu 1:19%. Prospect Three-quarters in 1:22. -Robert Kav Tin ee quarters iu 1:22. Koyal It, 1 oil Mile in 1 :55%. Ymir— Half mile in 57%.

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