Track Record is Equaled: Douglas Park Track in Fine Shape for some Fast Performances, Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-26


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n * F v, | . ,, ,. in M | ,, to 1 | ;, ;. | t t | y | j , t j . . J J 1 I 1 I I I I j ] I i ] 1 1 . t 1 . : i I TRACK RECORD IS EQUALED DOUGLAS PARK TRACK IN FINE SHAPE FOR SOME FAST PERFORMANCES. Flying Feet Runs Mile and an Eighth in 1:5145 — Big Crowd at Kentucky Course in Spite of Heat Wave. Louisville. Ky.. May 25.— Extremely warm weather which prevailed today, had no effect on the attendance and one of the largest Monday crowds that has ever witnessed racing at Douglas Dark was in hand. The racing was brilliant and several I Nic finishes being close enough to suit the most exacting. last time was the order. Flying Feet. winning tiie closing dash, equaled Melton Streets track record of 1:81% for one mile and an eighth. Speculation was heavy throughout and good prices prevailed against the winaers. The purse race at cue mile and a sixteenth went John Cund. Which ruled favorite over Magnet and Dr. Samuel. The winner lead for the entire trip and stood off challenges offered by Tavolara, Dr. Samuel and Magnet. For rough riding in the opening dash, when he caused a mixii" immediately after the start, jockey Nicol was suspended toy rive days by Ihe stewards. Jockey Keibris. who is under contract to ride for James Butler on the eastern tracks, left tonight for Belmont Dark. Kederis has been riding iu excellent form in Kentucky. Tiie United States Supreme Court today dkwahmed for want of jurisdiction the [ilea in error of the Louisville and Nsshvlll Railroad against Catesby Woodford and John T. Ireland, whose carload of horses, en route from I/exington to Juarez, were burned. The lower court awarded the horsemen damages In the sum of ».o00 and the Supreme Court, by its ruling today, practically confirmed the lower courts decision. Trainer John F. Schorr stated today that an injury sustained by Luke McLuko in the Kentucky Handicap was 01 slight consequence and that he would walk out of his lameness in a few days and be shipped to New York next Sunday, according to present intentions. K. R. Bradley will ship several of his racers back to Idle Hour farm near Lexington and the remainder of his big string will be taken to Latonia for the racing there and later transferred to Empire City and Saratoga. C. S. Wilson. B. B. Morris. J. Fmensetter and Ilickey A Cloher will ship their racing strings at the ciose of the Douglas Dark meeting to Denver for a rammer campaign on western tracks. The two-horse combination, consisting of Sweetheart Sue and Lace, yielded its backers 889.35. The three-horse John Cund. Cainpeon aud Flying IVq rewarded its backers to the extent of 7.13 for each Invested Iron Mask. Prince Eugene. Ed Howard. Marie OBrien, Sushis and one or two others In the Jefferson Livingston stable will not be in racing condition until fall. Iron Mask ami Prince Erigene have just passed through a siege of catarrhal fever. Ed Hloward suffered an injury to a front foreleg in ma start in Lexington and will have to lie tired. Somus and Marie OBrien contracted distemper. Hyki was today sold to K. B. Parsons, who will ampaign him on northwestern tracks this summer. J. Nolan will also be disposed of. At present Boy llensley. Bonne Chance, Foundation, White Crown and one or two others will constitute the mainstay of the establishment, in addition to Cash 011 Delivery, which trainer Herman R. Brandt has sold to Mr! Livingston. Prince Eugene. Foundation. Sosius. Kris Kringle. Sniilers Best and Thought Deader will be gelded. The following were among the best trials at Churchill Downs. Sunday: Almeda Lawrenci — Half mile In 507.-,. Ambrosial — Half mile 111 31%. Buck Keenen — Mile in 1:43. Claxonette — Half mile in 31%. Daingerfield— Mile iu 1:49. Dr. Samuel Five-eighths in 1:02%. Fleuron — Three -eightha in 88%. Many Love Three quarters in 1:17%. Blocker — Three-oaartera m 1:18. Isahelrc Valley-Five eighths in 1 :0.5. Lady Panehlta- Three eighths in 38%. Liio|,ohl Half mile in 19%. Martha Lee Five eighths in 1:03. Miss Thorpi — Half mile in 89%. Mobile Belle— Three-eighths in 36%. Muff— Half mile in 40%. Nigra -live eighths in 1:05. olfcigan — Three eighths in o7%. Baoul— Mile in 1:41. Sam Hirseh Three eighths in 36. S niprite — Mile in 1 :44. Trojan BeUe — Three quarters in 1:15%. 1 Meppa -I hree-quarters in 1:20%. Tliis mornings work oats at Churchill Downs embraced the following: Alkanet — Half milw in 51. Bayberry Candle -Mile in 1:43%. Bushy Head— Mile in 1 :43%. CurliciK — Three quarters in 1:15%. Dryad— Half mile in 48%. Calley Slave — Three quarters in 1:16. Ceneral M.irohniont Half mile in 52. Oearge Stofl— Half mile in Si. Uladys Y.— Halt mile in 80%. Johlen Treasure— Half mile in 50%. Qraalte — Mile in 1:40%. Joe P. — Four and one-half furlongs in 88%. Katharine 6. — Half mile in 81%. London Uirl — Half mile in 51%. Margaret D— Half mile in 48%. Miss Thorpe — Thr«e-eighths in 38%. Kockfish — Three quarters in 1:10%. Silver Moon — -Three quarters in 1:18%. Star fiose — Half mile in 33. Theodorita — Three isaartcrs in 1:18%. Wild Hors — Five eighths iu 1:0:;-.,. Ymir — Mile in 1:44%. Sundays work-outs at Dsagdua Park included: Bonnie Eloise— Mile in 1:44. Decathlon— Three eighths in :;s. Erin -Three-quarters in 1:15. Esther Blues— Three quarters in 1:18. First Degree — Five eighths in 1:02. Foundation -Three eighths iu 38. Class— Mile in 1:45%. Jessie Louise Three eighths in 38. La Mode -Three quarters 111 1:16%. Meridian-Three quarters in 1:13. Pebeto -Mile in 1:51%. Seniprolus — Five eighths In 1:01%. Squire Bill -Mile in 1 10. Thought Bender Three eighths in 37. Vamiergritt Three eightha in 36. At Douglas Dark, this morniug. the following work outs lank place: Dei madias — Half mile in 49%. Charmeuse — Mile in 1:45. Coy — Three ipiarters in 1:18%. Decathlon Mile in 1:44. Hawthorn Three-qnartera in 1:15. Imperator Mile lu 1:45. Judge right Three-quarters In 1:20%. Lad D.iibar Three eighths in 37%. Marion IbNisb] Half mile in 52%. Noagrane Mile iu 1:48. Teller Mil« iii 1:44%. Wo.Hibum— Mile in 1:43%.

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