Jupiter Pluvius Again: Visits New Orleans Track Untimely with a Copious Drenching., Daily Racing Form, 1917-02-08


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JUPITER PLUVIUS AGAIN VISITS NEW ORLEANS TRACK UNTIMELY WITH A COPIOUS DRENCHING. Horses Run Well Anyhow and a Big Crowd Enjoys Some Well Contested Finishes — Jockey Lowdcr tiie Riding Star. V w Orleans. La.. February 7. — After three days cessation, and giving the track an opportunity to border on nearly -fast, rain again visited these parts last night and converted the going into a muddy state. The attendance, however, was of splendid proportion and the racing was interesting and close. In accordance with the custom of having on Wednesdays long races exclusively, all the dashes were at a mile or over. The mile handicap for three-year-olds exclusively, furnished an outstanding upset of the afternoon, when Dr. Tuck beat Warsaw after a drive, with Merchant, the favorite and conqueror of Dr. Tuck in a previous race, landing in third place. Jockey P. Lowder. under contract to E. R. Bradley, starred during the afternoon, piloting three of the winners and finishing second and third in two other races. He inaugurated his series of victories in the third race when he brought home Dr. Tuck and followed it with wins on Pbasureville and Miss Kruter. On the hitter be easily outrode Kuxton. astride Pookiehoo. The Clancy representative was rushed into a lead of more than ten lengths in the first half mile and the excessive use that he was put to caused him to tire badly when challenged. P. M. Civill scored a lucky win in the opener with his Out. which just barely managed to outstay the well-intended Dr. Prather. The latter suffered from considerable interference an I was much the best. Milton Campbell accounted for the first purse that former jockey Cay wood has taken down in some time when he lul home an ordinary band in the second. Hops was the favored one in this and again displayed his quitting propensities. John Lowes Plcssureville lit rally zigzagged home in front of the others. He swerved alarmingly in the stretch though far in front of the others. labia Kenna and Yodeles, both favorites, won in their respective races. Judge hfonek and his wife accompanied H. G. I.edwell tonight for Havana. They left by rail via Key Aest. W. I. Orr today purchased from C. K. Moore, the four-yen r-old Tea Caddy by Kocksand — Teas Over and half-brother to Die k Welles and Ort Welles. The judges, after the first race handed down the following ruling: "For persistent rough riding in the face of repeated warnings jockey Kepplematrs riding license has been revoked." The judges action followed the riders interference with others while astride Hester Smith. In conneciion with todays punishment Koppl-man was BUKpraded for six days Tuesday, for rough riding in the sixth race. George Phillips to wham the rider is under contract took umbrage at th" suspension and is said to have used heated language. "Kelly" Phillips, also is said to have voiced a boisterous opinion to judge Murphy later and both have been summoned to appear before the Beard of Stewards Thursday. to explain their conducts. Thanksgiving and King Mart were excused from starting in the closing race on account of the changed going. Entries for all the remaining stakes to be run at this meeting dose next Saturday. Todays visitors included C.ipt. James H. Dees, it. Brinkwy Bhowden, J. Deneraa and ffirsch Morris of Memphis. John T. Ireland, who served as an official at the Juarez track, was also a new comer here. James Madigin. pee i lent of the Niagara Jo key Club, came for an extended Stay ths mnmluc Jockey 11. Jeff cot t was suspended for the remainder of the meeting afler the fifth race for rough riding. His suspension went into cffi-t tonight and announcement was made by the judges, that for the remainder of the meeting all suspensions of riders v ill go into effect on the day of suspension, instead of allowing them to ride out their engagements, for the day. Trainers W. L. Hatchett and W. C. Camps have had their training licenses suspended for engaging in altercations at the track. Former jockey J. Henry and his bride of a few weeks were arrivals, today from El Paso. The weights for the Hotel Mens Handicap of ,000 value, to be run Saturday, were announced today and are as follows: All Smiles. HI: Krynliinah. MS; Kob Hensley, 112; Cane Dun, 166; Candle. 08; Colonel Vennie. 113; Dr. Carmen. 107: Diamond. 02; Pair Mac, 114: Gainer. 103: Grumpy, lul: Herbert Temple, 101; Hanovia. 11!: Hubbub. 10.1: Hauberk. 115; Indian Chant. 00; Jacoba. 100; Julia L.. 101; Leochnres, 133: McAiioo. 103: Madame Herrmann, OS; Marion Goosby, 115; Opportunity. 91: rVrfroma, 101; Pleas-nreville, 100: Thornhill. ID.; Woodward. 100; Whirling Dun. OS.

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