Rain At Churchill Downs: Cudgel Takes The Feature Race In A Hard Finish With Opportunity.; Hodge Runs Well in the Going and Wins the Spring Handicap--Most of Macombers Big String Sent East--Fruit Cake May Run in Oaks., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-23


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RAIN AT CHURCHILL DOWNS I CUDGEL TAKES THE FEATURE RACE IN A HARD FINISH WITH OPPORTUNITY. Hodge Runs Well in the Going and Wins the Spring Handicap— Most of Macomhrrs Big String Sent East — Fniit Cake May Run in Oaks. , Louisville. Ky.. May 22. Chun-hill Downs race- goers experienced :i variety of wt.ither this after noon that embraced all seasons of the year, in t nail teal riMIW contributing toward making tlio course slow and militating against those starters with :i liking for 1 1 * « - MR -olid going. The at tendance. :is :i result Ml tin- changed conditions, showed a |nm m In. m tin- furim -r Mg nuinlxTs. Inil tlio sport was wli.ilcs.im -. though marked by ] lll.llHl-litl- ll|ISI-|s. The niilo anil seventy yards, contested by a qaartette of goad three -year olds and the out of placed Darkest af l.izwill. faraishcd a fine straggle between Cnil.l :imi opportunity, tile Schorr repre seatatlve finally trinaaphiag in the last stride. He appeared the outstanding betting proposition of the afterneoa, hut inn-, rtaiuty as to Ma ability !• race 111 the going sueee: fully, caused a lack of support for him and a. collated for tin- gem Tons price his Lackers receive.!. I:i tin- sprint h.-ndic:ip. like the feature, for a Sl.ooo pane. Hedge proved tin- victor after a hard drive, with Leo Hkolaj aad Vogue. Badges ■kearlag this ..fternoou waa vastly superior to his recent races Alter the finish he was galloped out an additional Barter of a mile. covering the full miii in 1:42%. Racing at Reno in October. Word was received here today from GcatfC Wingfiohl. president of the Nevada Racing Commission, that a n ting will he given at Iti-nii. Nevada, commencing the first week in October. K. T. Zollicoffer has decided to ship Fruit Cake lere to start in tie- Kentucky Oaks next Friday, according to advices received from Toronto this morning. The report that Roamcr sustained an injury in Ids last race was without foundation. The horse was given a liui qanrtcrs preliminary this aaa-iug and showed im traces of being nmis Trainer tharles Hughes will ship to the farm, where hey will In- turned out the lio,-scs Dread -naught. Aloae at l.a-t and Ivauowitch. owned by the Kcvcrwyck Stable. .1. Imeusetter reports a filly foal liy .olden Maxim Kiva. Th. lilly was foaled at T. M. Murphys fatal aear leaisilBi. K. I". Marshall, tlie wealthy Pittsburgiier who i-racing in the name of the Keystone Stable, ion templates sidling all his horses ,-ind they will lie of fired liy nit: t. on a Douglass Park during tliat meeting. Jockey Mack .Minor will come here from New York and ride the Wickliffe BtaMea horses in these juirts. The method in use at this track of no extra admission to tin paddock will tide at Douglas Park. The- usual admission f.-e of Si .." will lie charged, excepting on Kentucky Handicap day. when the ad mis-den tariff will he Si*. Kacombcr Hor.xs Shipped to New York. The Mg hand of A. K. Macomber horses vv re shipped tonight in charge of trainer W. 1.. Jen-iiiugs to New York, whore they will campaign next summer. Kd rump, Hauk OD.iy. Knots. Dodge and Suiil.oiinet were left here in charge of :issistant trainer Uarnard. Suii ..iiuct will be run in the Kintucky daks n -t Friday. Dodge. Hoots mid Kd Crump an- intended tor the rich Kentucky Handicap and Hank ODny will fill several atakc ! engagement-- in some less important events. lack*] Kleeger was a thrwed to report to New York by Saturday and join the division there racing in the AVickl.lTe Stables colors. Owner .1. C. Milam sent out notice this morning to owners not to harbor W. Scott, an exercise boy Die has tinder contract and who left his employ. Work this inorni: :; it the Downs was over a slow track, and he following were among the best: Allen Cain Mile in 1:4!-.,. Alert- Mile in 1 :.". . Kiddy ---Three-quarters in 1:21%. Kob Hensley- Mile in 1:48. Churtier- Half mile in 54. Dick Williams Mile in 1:46%. Dodge -Mih- in 1:1! ... Kinger QaiU — Half mile in ."i1-":.. Liberator Three -quarters in 1:21. Money Maker Mile in 1:49;:... Nephthys Three quarters in 1:22. Pilsen — Mile in 1:81. Kedland Mile in 1:4."-.,. Iloanii r -Three-quarters in 1:22. Square Dealer -Mile aad an eighth in 2:04.:;.. Trapping— Three -qaartera in 1:25. Tush Tush-Three quarters in 1 :2." . Top a" the Wave Three eighths in 40%. Trapper -Three-eighths in 89. tncle Hart Half mile in 54. Yelvet Joe — Half mile in 52%. Water Witch — Three -quarters in 1:18%. Will Do— Mile in 1:4S%.

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