Star Maid Is Victress: Takes The Ashland Oaks From Mida, Diamond And Other Good Fillies.; Peter Jay Wins for His Chicago Owner--Honey Dew First at Long Odds--Kalitan First in a Canter--Tokay Surpriser in Mile Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-04


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STAR MAID IS VICTRESS TAKES THE ASKLAND OAKS FROM MIDA. DIAMOND A:TD OTHER GOOD ITI-LIZS. Peter Jay Wins for His Chicago Owner — Honey Dew First at Lor.j Odds — K?litan First in a Canter — Tokay Barpriaar in Mile Handicap. Lexington. Ky.. May .i. II. II. Hewitts Star Maid M«i|Ltd from in mairik i ranks this after neon by -cuing 1 1 * -1- Initial victory la the Ashland Oaks, contested bj -sue mart thne-year-eM fillies and worth ,280 net i» the winner. Miila. from the WlckUffc Stable, landed in strand place and Diamond outstayed Auriga far third place. The a Inner showed ■ Band perfonnanee ta roase froi!! far back, and in .1 bard drive, overhaul Mill... Mary Belle was the early leader, bat she tired after leading for three quarters and Auriga, which had been regarded with coasidei ible favor, miglu have "•• i! ■ mi b More prominent factor at the end, bat far Marphj taking la r bark when it appeared Imminent in him that he was going to In- rat off just before roaadlm Into the stretch Wintry and threatening weather was partially reaaanaiMi for ■ slight decrease in the attendance, bat the wagering waa at the same heavy order of the fat air .lays of this meeting Several upsets developed daring tin afternoon, which proved ei.stly to most of the barkers. With the exception at the d.ik and the mile handicap that followed, the rcmalmlri of the i-.. id m is contested by a somewhat ordinarj band, three of the dashes being nader rlahniag conditions. Peter Jay v. as retaraed winner of the opener. The Dakc .K-iiiL; Lis closest follower, with Bhjmti, the favorite, ju--t managing to get np far third place. The V.iiklifle Stable uncovered a good filly la Felicitation that started in the second r ce, hat she sheared ::t the barrier and, daring the reaaing, h suiting ;.i Uer failare, the pane going t. Johnson N. Camdens good-looking filly Boney-dew, which beat Crystal Day. Katttaa an Overwhelming Choice. I Katttaa was an m»i a hi luring, choice far the third f rare and it was no euTert for hfaa to ad the "i«is throughout the race .uc win la a canter from Gee. C Love, with Trapping beatiag Basil for third pla.c. Tokay, in the ban Heap, tuck some cracki late camp, Including the Kentucky Derby eligible Midway, making his Initial start of the seaw a. The colt ran a good race, bat was headed far iircund place in the last stride i y Water Witch. Santera owners eager to secure the eoatraet oa Jockey Crump bare offered 5,900 for it. according t.» B. W. ttoore, who Is the gaardlnn of the young star and his contract employer. The contract on the rater, however, i- not for sale and be will da his principal riding in the colors of B. W. Moore. The latter contemplates shipping his stable of racers to Toronto at the close of the local meeting, lint wil; allow Cramp to remain several days laager to finish lining engagements at CbnrchiU Downs. l.a Daine, Frank Cohmsa aad Peep sight, which started in dtaTerent race .hiring the afteraooa, arc sisters nad broth rs, aged respectively two. three an.: fear years old. Then w .s aarh int. -rest among the nor at me a over the showing of the Irish bred Trevisco, inak:i:g his initial start in this country. The coll is ■ good-i inking, growthy feUow, i et Indicated that he was net iiuitc np to ■ braising race. Work-outs .-it the Kentucky Association roam today over a fast track included the following: .Vk Her Mile in 1 : :: . AtweU Half mile In BO . Birka -Mile in 1:51. Blaise -Five-eighths in 1:04%. Braad Wine rive-eighths in l:t-" !i. liusy Joe Three-quarters la l:l». Dougiass s. Threi quarten in 1:18. Dr. Bnmuel rive-eighths in 1:01 „. Basic Half mile in 62%. Fair .Mac M:lo ia 1:43%. tion.l Uoaaael MUe in l:5L Intone Mile in 1 . I! :;,. King Qerin rive eighths la 1 : »:■.. Lnagborae rive -eighths in l:0i;-,. Lea Bkolny Mile in 1 A". Little String Mil in 1 :441 ... .-Mystic Felly Mile in 1:43%. Otga Star Mile in I. Id,. laul Gaines 1 iw- .igetii . la 1 tSS. Sist-r Basic— rive eighths in 1:95. Bteaty Mile in 1:44. Ticket Mile and an eighth in 1:55%. Velvet Joe -Three-aaarten in 1 :17. . Waterford -Three -qnarten in 1:21,. We-ty Bogaa— Mile iii 1:11 | -.. ayoraa of Wisdom Half mile in M,

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