Two Louisville Surprises: Harry Gardner And Gipsey George Pain The Talent By Winning.; Weather Cold but Track Improving--Money Stands by His Name--Little Nephew Wins After a Long Career of Defeats., Daily Racing Form, 1916-06-08


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TWO LOUISVILLE SURPRISES HARRY GARDNER AND GIPSEY GEORGE FAIN THE TALENT BY WINNING. Weather Cold but Track Improving — Money Stands by His Name — Little Nephew Wins After a Long Career of Defeats. I/ouisvillo. Ky.. June 7. — Two outstanding surprises of the iiflernoons racing were furnished by Harry Gardner :m l ;ipsey Bmtt, owned by M. . MtM and ti-iiiiie«l l y V. ierkins. Both showed improved racing form :is coin pa red with preceding starts and led in their res| eetive fields from the harriers rise. Gipscy Georges race was particu-larly ;ood. for he heat some sprinters of fair class at three quarters after leading from start to liuish. ;rover Hughes and Mars Cassidy divided the minor poitiois of the purse, with Rosooe Goose badly beaten. After the finish trainer Perkins was called before the stewards and informed that they were not satisfied with the running of his horses. Ierkins attributed the improvement to jxior rides they had received. No action was taken in the matter. Cold and threatening weather did not seem to have much of an effect in reducing the attendance and speculation likewise was of goodly proportions. The track, however, was rough and slowly drying and favored the mud runners. The card was a fairly good one considering conditions and some of the finishes were close. The s|Hirt began with a victory for Money, an odds on favorite, which scored over Perseus. In the following race l.indly was an outstanding choice but he failed badly, Harry Gardner leading all the way and winning from Pan Handle and Mm Cap. W. II. Makers Green Jones was by far the best in the third race, but during the early running In* gave his backers much concern by his failure to head Rosewood. The Utter retired on the stretch turn in favor of Sol Gilsey, which finished in second place. The fiftu race enabled Little Nephew to win his first purse in nearly two years. He was at odds-on and won easily from Blackthorn, a supposed good thing. Owners S. M. Henderson. P. M. Civill, P. K. Brown. W. II. Fixer and J. C. Cnlhihcr protest-d to the stewards this morning against secretary Pearces action in calling off todays original second race and substituting another. They allege that there were six entries for the race. Secretary Pearce stated he called off the race because at the time for the closing of entries the nice had not filled satisfactorily. The stewards advised the taking of the matter to the Kentucky State Racing Commission. The program Imoks for the first eight days of the mm meeting were distributed to owners this morning. Most of the horses in tin- II. P. Whitney string here in charge of trainer Albert Simons are on the ailing list suffering with fever. Work-outs with the track heavy this morning were : Brookfield— Five-eighths in 1:08%. Camellia -Half mile in 53. apt. Kees .Mil,, in 1 M Checks -Mile and an eighth in 2:04. Fels --Three-eighths in 3!». Frigerio Half mile in 54. Guide Post -Three-quarters in 1:23. Hermuda — Mile in 1:55. Hester Smith Half mile in BT%. High Horse Throe-quarters jn 1:23. Impressive Throe-eighths in 38. Dockland Half mile in 55. The Cannot Mile in l:.-.l. Vogue- Half mile in M%. Water War Throe-quarters in 1 :20.

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