Climber Wins Debutante: James Butlers Unbeaten Filly Scores Fifth Victory of Her Career, Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-12


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CLIMBER WINSDEBUTANTE JAMES BUTLERS UNBEATEN FILLY SCORES FIFTH VICTORY OF HER CAREER. Boots and Saddle Beats Vandergrift in Making Auspicious Debut as Three-Year-Old — John Hogan Scores a Double. Louisville. Ky., May 11. — James Butlers un-heaten Voter lilly. Climber, ■cored her fourth sue tensive slake victory and the fifth success of her career, when she accounted for the Debutante Stakes, at half a mile, from a smart band of youngsters that ran in the race. The stake bad a net value of,740, illul featured a good caul of seven races provided by the Churchill Downs management. 1. C .McDowells Waterbtessom landed second and Aunt Josie. an added starter, finished third, slightly iu avance of Gypsy, the m . .lid string of Mr. Butlers entry. Climber showed extreme speed and sprinted into a goad lead at once. She was well iu baud throughout the stretch racing. WaterMansam was a trifle sore, but aha ran gamely and was second throughout. Sea Sb-ll. which was acquired by R. .1. Mackenzie this morning, was expected to make a good showing, but was caught in a jfim from which she could not extricate herself until the race was nearly eeer. Tin- condensed bistorj of the Debutante Stakes since 1!MM». is as follows: Year. Winner. Wt. Jockev. Val. Time. I.oo Sinn 115 Howell ...$ !H5 :4K lliOl Autumn Leaves., llu Gilmore .. M6 :47;t PJ02 defiant 180 R. Wilms. 1.738 :4S:?4 1803 White Plume ll Winkfield . 1.510 :48% I .,04 Miss Inez IIS Ilelgeseu ..1,888 :4S 1806 Beautiful Bess... 110 Nicoi 1.5:15 :S0 1808 Lillie Tamer 118 D. Austin. 1.S45 :4ti ■-, 1807 Ancient 115 R. Troxler. 1,715 :4.i-, 1808 Crystal Maid 110 Peine! 1,455 :5u-, 1808 Ktbelburg 113 Hansen .. 1,838 :47J/-. 1910 Round the World. 115 A. Walsh.. 1,4*8 :48 Dill Caliase US T. Rice.... I..t90 :4S% Hill Briar Path 118 C. Canz... 1,910 :48 1813 Bobinetta 110 R. Goose.. 700 :47% 1814 Climber 120 .1. Kederis. 2,740 :47% The attendance this afternoon was again of generous proportions and the racing interesting and keen. Belt ing was astly in excess of what was expected. John W. Schorr uni-overed in his Star Shooter what am] prove to be a real crack, judging by the impressive fashion in which he handled himself and the game manner in which he responded to punishment to dispose of Col. Tom Qreea, another first; timer. Both colts were lucky to escape the bad jam that came at the start as a result of the fracj thus acimg of Apple. The latter colt was also responsible for the elimination of Chalmers, th«i overwhelming favorite. He kicked Chalmers viciously above the hock and inflicted a deep cut which bled profusely. Chalmers also suffered by being forced back at the start, causing him to be practically left at the post. The western brigade made a big clean up in Ihe opener when Mimorioso. quoted at good odds. running to his best form, sprinted away from the others in the stretch to win with plenty in re-aerre. Qioaiteoi and Lace divided the minor Kir-lioiis of the purse. Dr. Samuels, in taking the mile purse showed himself to lie a real crack when lightly weighted. for In- raced iu smart fashion, assisted by a good tide from Ncyhiii. Cream was his closest follower at the end and Kudolfo was third. The latter, considering that it was his first start since his breakdown of last summer, made a good showiug and returned to the scales in good shape. If he continues training well he may repeat his Kentucky Handicap success of last year. Doubt as to the fitness of Boots and Saddle to engage in a gruelling contest accounted for a liberal price against him and the most support for John W. Schorrs Vantlergrifl in the fifth race. The latter waa away slowly to a somewhat poor start, while Boots and Saddle managed to break iu the forward division. The latter showed a tine turn of speed and led anextended for the entaa trip to win well ill hand. Vandeigrift gave a dazzling exhibition of high speed iu racing into forward contention in the first quarter, bur the effort told ou him at the cud. for he weakened pereeptihly iu the stretch aud was almost nipped by Belloc for second place. 1". liner starter John Hogan. who recently entered the ranks of the OWBCrt, scored a double dining the afternoon with Helen M . ami Reno. Both were hid up after their victories. Helen M. was in at .10 and waa raised to .MMI by J. L. Sehafer. owner of Counterpart, and Reno, in at 88, was bid ap 05. Both horses were retained. Reno paid his backers a long price. The party of noted eastern sportsmen who came here 10 witness ihe Derby departed this afteraooa after the running of the Debutante Stakes for the east. Price McKiaaey, Fhil J. Dwyer ami Senator lall did not go and will remain lure for some time. Before departing. Mr. Butler had the satis faction of witnessing his good filly Climber triumph over the best of her age and sev in these parts, incidentalh continuing her unbroken string of vie lories. Chalmers came out of his race in a bad way and will have to be on the shelf for a long time a- a result of the vicious kick he received from Apple while at the post. Entries for the stakes, which close tomorrow, to be run al ihe Aqueduct slimmer meeting. June 22 to July 10. will lie looked afler here hv Al Buren. Malt .1. Winn will serve as one of ihe stewards a I Aqueduct. William Carrier, of Cleveland, joined the Price McKiaaey party today and probably will remain to witness the racing for the rest of the meeting. John E. Maddena Watermelon was shipped to Lexington. Ky., today to join the others of the Madden string Intended, for shipment to Belmont Park short ly. The horses of Phil llvams arrived yesterday from Havre de Craee and will he raced here during the season. According to Al Burleii. who is looking after the Belmont Park interests here, the following horse men will ship their strings east for the o| ening of the metropolitan season of racing: R. 1. Canaan, Thomas Fortune Ryan. JeaTersoa Livingston. W. 8. Yanke and Archie Zitnnier.

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