Old Rosebuds Triumph: Leads throughout And Defeats Roamer For The Clark Handicap.; The Latter Stumbles at the Start, but Runs a Good Race--Old Koenig Wins from J. J. Murdock and Chalmers., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-20


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OLD ROSEBUDS TRIUMPH LEADS THROUGHOUT AND DEFEATS ROAMER FOR THE CLARK HANDICAP. The Latter Stumble.-, at tha Strrt, but Run?, a Good Race — Old Taealg Wins from J. J. aaardaeok and Chalmers. Louisville. Ky., May IB. 11. c. Ayadegatea OH Bon bad restored him. elf to popular favor, when be took the aaeaaan of the crack taabira Baaaaer in the raaaiag of the Clark Handicap, having a net vahw of |2,tag ta the wina r, and fntariag i good card of tevea r.-.-s. provided for Chare hill Dewaa patrons this afteraaaa. old Bom: bad aeat aboiil Ins i.isk Ihis a f liaiii.on in thorough fashion and held tl astern ink safe at all points, it.-- s, raining ladies wore employed on him this aft.-r-BOaB, but .-Mil then he showed tin- Most speed and was in the- lead from tie- start. itoamer was an onrwhehaiag favorite aad was rhtiha by Qeeee. He- appeared lo gd away iron, the barrier stumi- ling BBd it si-m.ii as if he had dilTieiiKv in getting fully nettled into l.i- stride ualil about passing the quarter post, when be moved np to old K .s. buds saddle girth. During the half mih- following he held gamely to old Unsthnl and it appeared aa if he would go to ho freed, when Ins rider urged him to do so. .lust b. fore the stnt.ii I in I was reached, Roan aaade his call, but old Koaebad coatiaaed bis even stride aad Con -ml!., at perfectly still in the last eighth, view-tug the hard effort ..: Gaan on sToaaarr ta aaar-baal him. The- finish foaad tin- pair separated by a length, with Ihnbroieh ry in thktd place, having overhaaied St. laieaan, the only other starter, ia tin- str-iih racing, old Boacbad was accorded a a lis..- r. iipti.n on his retara to tha scales. Toel.iys waa the- fart] third running of the Clark Handicap, the history of which ahan I.io:. is shown b. low : Vear. Winn.r. A.Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. Ibiio Hatts 4 101 Nicol $ 2.070 I 5S% fain; Hyperion il :t 1«3 W. Milntn- 2,100 1:41 UJ07 The Minks t 110 Nicol i,S2» 1:30% 1908 1olly Prim ...5 II" V. Pow.ru.. i.CTo 1 :,::i 19UW Miami :: tin Jl. Mc-Cee. . 1.820 1:4."., 1910 Kings Dghter.7 124 T. Koeraer. 1,000 1:45% i:»ll Star Charter. . .3 105 J. Wilson.. 1 .:i!to 1 : 17 C, 1012 Adams Rxpresai 122 C. H. BbJIg 1.020 1:45% 1013 Barkhora I 122 B. Iloeese . 2.000 l - 4 s i - "•i I-e-lioe- :: ta A. Matt ... 2.510 1:45 1915 Hodge ! 108 C. Borel L :iv-» 1 • 1 1% lttld Hodge ;, 13U |j. ||„nf ...2,520 1:45% 1017 Old Baaehad ..0 117 i». CaaaeBy 2M 1:45% Perfect weather, except f,,r .-, high wind, was again the order here and coapied with the g 1 r.-iceng. was instrumental la bringing out the largest attendance sime- Derby Day. The high wind, di -i-e.iiv against the boraea as they sUaggled through the stntch, was resp.asible for slow time in aoaM of the dashes and thai in t!n- arc aad. a ran at a mib- an.l a sixteenth. ntatbUahed a record for slow tfaac at GharddU Bawi . aa a fast track. Old Koenigs Race Exceralinsiy Good. The performaace of ON Koeaig, however, in ihe 01,000 Sprint Handicap, was an I III ptloiiaBj good ] from a thae ataadpdat, as he covered the rout.- in 1:12 aad won from .1. .1. Mat dock in the last stride, afb-r a severe effort to close a big gap in the last qaarter. Chajhaen tired badly as aoaa as be faced the wind, bat showed a high turn of apeed for the first three eighths while racing with it. Tin- defeat of Baaaaer was aaexpected ami natly to backers of favorites. Be appeared in perfect eonditioa wle-n going to the barrier and cam.- out of the ra * la go.»; eoaditioa. Ilis defeat tiiis afternoon, while it gina him a aetkack, lias not a -akened his admirers i,r tin- rich Kentucky Han-dinp on. thing certala, ids trainer hi not adi raa io raaaiag him in rana when rnadlttnaa permit him to siari. The same is applicable to obi Bam bad. whi.ii has been eatend in aevenl haasBetapa dariag the week, that fail.-.l to fill be-cause of a arardty e f eatriea. •I. C. Milam will ahehj I. A. Clarks filly Medora tonight to A. I.. Han. -oiks farm near Paris, ken-tu.-ky, when she will be bred to the BagBsh stal-l Wrack. Advii- s from Mew Orleans this moraing were thai the attorneys far the Ilusiness Mens Raeiag Aasoriatioa wen coaJieaeat the;, would get a ch-ei-si.n favo.-able b, the racing intere-sts wh.-n the y look ihe can up on appeal to the Bapneae Court. Hal Price He-aeih y came over from his Beaaaaaat farm, near Lexington, to view tin- running of the Clark Ilandi. ..p. The program book of the Douglas Iark racing, which was distributed to owners this aftaraaaa by Baciag Hrrwtaij .lac!: it. CaaopbeB, is an ar-tislie bit of workmanship an.l shows Id Crump am! Jockey 6ay Qaraer, victon in last years Kentucky Handicap. Everything Ready for DcrtjUs Park Opening. General Manager John HachmdstM of t!ie Douglas Iark trae-k was a visitor t!:is afternoon and stated that everything was in thorough laaaaaaaa at Douglas Iark fear tie- epentag next Saturday. Trainer W. B. .iernings of the extensive A. K. Macomber string, wiil take- east with the others, the cracks Star Hawk and North Star III., both of Whack arc on lie ailing list as a result of bowed tendons. Sir. .leu -.lings stated aaaay that tie injury sustained by North Star III. was not as grave at at first supposed and he confidently expected to bring him to the post next fall. The he. rises that hi intends leaving lu-re to fill stake eagagc ments will tie- under the charge of Morris Bernard, who s-rves at present as assistant trainer. The following work -outs took place at the Downs this morning over a fast track: Alberta True — Mile in 1:47%. Bah Baaatey five eighth* la 1:03. Capt. Beea— Five-eighths in 1:04. Fasination .Mile- in 1:49- . Bawdy Bawdy Mile in 1:44%. Jam Wakely even-eighths in 1:33. Ken ward - Mile in 1:44. Liberator Five --eighths ill 1:02%. Mida Mile in 1:40%. Nope -Half mile in .VI-.,. lhoci.on Mil.- iu 1:43: 5. Plait— MOa in 1:44. Iilseu — Mile in 1:40, 1leasant Dreams--Mile in 1:47. Irimero — Three -epiarters in 1:17%, Reserve--Five eighths in 1:04%. Sard -Five eighths in 1:0." . Shine--Five-eighths in l:0«Si. Byadli MIB in 1:4S%. Stephen R. — Half mile in 54. Water Witch— Mile in 1:43. Waterproof— Mile in 1:48.

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