Cold Day at Charleston: Unfavorable Climatic Conditions Keeps Visitors Away from Palmetto Park, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-27


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COLD DAY AT CHARLESTON UNFAVORABLE CLIMATIC CONDITIONS KEEPS VISITORS AWAY FROM PALMETTO PARK. Cold Wave Follows Severe Rainstorm That Gives Mud Runners Another Chance to Win Parses. Jcckey Lilley Pilots Three Winners. Charleston, S. C, December 20. Frigid weather, which suddenly developed following a severe rainstorm last night, militated against the sport at Ialiuetto Iark this afternoon aud none hut the hardened regulars were on hand. The going was hud ami sailed the mud runners. The handicap at live and a half furlongs, which featured the card, resulted in a big upset for the favorites. Dr. Cannon and Vales, which failed to get any part of the purse. They were supported to the exclusio- of all the other starters, Dr. Carmen being especially well hacked. Valas unruly behavior at tno post was responsible for his failure to get awav and eliminated li i m as a factor at once. Dr. Carmens backers felt more sanguine after this mishap and particularly when the Kentucky colt took the lead arter shaking oil" Jim Savage, but during the stretch racing Dr. Carmen weakened and was passed in succession by Col. Tom Green. Carlone and Encore, which divided the purse in the order named, Leou-nine, one of the starters, broke down during the running and was pulled up cn the stretch turn. Ortyx, an outsider, furnished a surprise in the opener when he just got up to beat Snadrach, the favorite, in a hard drive. Volthorpe, backed stoutlv at a good price, lasted to win by a nose over Is I Biod in the second. Van Dusen s superior riding enabled Ietelus to win by a nose in the third over Brandywine, on which Shilling had the mount. The apprentice mid of the meeting, Lillev, accounted for the next three races, with Col Tom J.reen, Billie Baker and Duquesne. On Billie Baker he was lucky to score, for .Mycenae was best. The diminutive Wolstenholm was unequal to giving him much assistance when the crucial test came and Billie Maker won by a head. J. W. Hedriek. Jr., claimed Fifty Five from Mrs. .1. L. Bryan after the running of the sixth rate yesterday. .Mr. Hedriek was represented in the race by Napier, -iilftrr--oia-Duquesne- WX -W. Wilson KiW-iUiam may. Hie horse ran in the name and interest oil lis new owner this afternoon. K. Mi-Bride sold Supreme to J. Arthur this after-31O0H. Jockey C. Turner will euter a local hospifil on -Monday to receive treatment for a nervous trouble. Ho will then go to New Orleans T. J. Drown stated today that W. G. Yanke had requested second call on jockey F. Murphys ser vices for the New Orleans meeting. .Murphy departed this afternoon for the Crescent City Delegations will leave tomorrow for Havana and New Orleans and the exodus for both places will continue during the remainder of the week.

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