Closing Days At Oaklawn: Only One More Day Of The Excellent Racing At Hot Springs.; Little String Defeats Gordon Russell and Beauty Shop Runs Poorly--Josefina Zarate Wins Again--Nepe Beaten by Enfilade., Daily Racing Form, 1917-04-11


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CLOSING DAYS AT OAKLAWN ONLY ONE MORE DAY OF THE EXCELLENT RACING AT HOT SPRINGS. Little String Defeats Gordon Rusrcll and Beauty Shop Runs Poorly — Josefina Zaratc Wins Again — Nope Beaten by Enfilade. Hot Springs. Ark.. April 10.— A mile selling handicap was the outstanding race on todays card at the Oaklawn track and in it Little String raced to the measure of his beat performance and accounted for first money, with Cordon Russell in second place and I.aby Lynch third. Beauty Shop Was the favorite one iu it. but was in trouble Or the greater part of the race, and in the stretch, v. Inn she finally did get a clear course, tiled perceptibly. The ruing offering this afternoon was an ordinary one. decidedly lacking in features, but this did not prevent a good at tendance again being on hand. The finishes in most instances were particularly tlose and tin- volume of s]iccula tii.n indulged iu eras in excess of that, of yesterday. Twenty -two layers were in line. c. K. C BUlings Enfilade, a youngster by Sugared l.i ltille. which came ever last year with the BiUinga ft Johnson consignment, emerged from the maiden ranks in the opener ami in doing s.« incidentally upset a big coup planned with Nepe. lie latter ffctUered extensively until in the last eighth, where Enfilade overhauled him with ease and won as his rider pleased. Josefina Zaratc. iu the second, proved liost. but was forced to her best effort to outstay the well backed Corkey W. Souvenir was much in demand in the race but bet bad post action was responsible for her failure to land better than third. Best Finishes of Afternoon in the Fourth. The fourth race furnished the best finish of the afternoon when Douglass s.. lthymer and Thirst landed noses apart in the or.h-r named. Douglass S. was noosed around as a good thing, but the diversified play so all tin- ethers served a good price to always rule against the winner. His Connections is said to have benefited extensively. The special train for Lexington tomorrow- will have six ears of racer ami a numlx-r of owners, trainers, jockeys and followers aboard. Tin- ears will be doubled back as soon as possible and the second consignment ef racers will be sent to Lexington on Sunday next. Those intending to ship to Canada and the east will seek to depart by Tuesday next at the latest. Jen. W. it. Ilahleman. member of the Kentucky .state fating Commission, accompanied by Mrs. Ilahleman. were arrivals today from Naples. Fla.. where they spent the winter. General Hahleiuaii visited the track this afternoon and will probably ge to Louisville next Monday. Harry Kink bought Kecluse this morning at private terms.

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