Green Jones in Triumph: Proves Victor in Feature Race at Churchill Downs, Daily Racing Form, 1918-05-18


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G p G " j, to . J |. " to || " but j the 3 3 , j the " •" anil bv • I " ! £ . J* ■ ■ ■ v P w sl " " in ii to ■ J I j , . .. J , J * „ " ! to . f ■ . . , •, of , I ■ 1 , 1 I , ] GREEN JONES IN TRIUMPH F — • — " s Proves Victor in Feature Race ■ s at Churchill Downs. ! ♦- Gold Stone Wins at His First Attempt — Old Yorkville in Front Again. ♦ — - Louisville. Kv . May 17.— W. H. Bakers C.reen Jones gave indications this afternoon of his return his promised good form of last year, by M e.iuntiiig for the si. dm mile purs-, iu which he met some of the l est in tins.- parts and won after I hard drive iu 1-39": the fastest of the present meeting. That lie was subjected to a hard drive disiHise of apt. Kees. was due to P.arrett I blunder in bringing him extremely wide on the stretch turn, which cost him considerable ground, it likewise eliminated anv possibility of a fna-tition of some interference that he suffered from on first turn, where he nearly went down. I lie sjiei-dy Kama, closelv attended by Faux Col and Mau.ikin. were the leaders in the early running. with Green Jones, under hard f Bowing. ; Green Jones liegan moving up «" ""■ leader just before rounding into the stretch Mai flashed into lead when straightened for the dash to the finish. Alx.ut the last eighth post. apt. Lees. had be-in slowlv. came with ■ tern 1 1." rush i P.arrett had to 1 1 Mil to a hard drive to wn: a head. Faux Col. the one mostly favored in -UK race, just managed to overhaul Kama for Hun! plan. Another fairly well arranged carl was presented -to racing patrons in these parts and caused an exceptionally large attendance to 1m- pros -nt. The J patronage this season at this course lias In-en won derfully large and the volume of speculation c..r-r spoudingly big. The limit number of starters accepted in the « first three races and thev resulted in bird fought -...iitests. the first race going to the locally owned Cold Stone, a first lime slarter. carrying the colors -..f T. It. Morphy. form, rl.v owner of Waldo k Farm. ; Ncle. by virtue of superior s|iee.l at the outset. J managed to secure a lead that aided his victory in j the second over Kildare Boy and the supposed good ; thing Kenward J Yorkville beat an ordinary band in the third, in j which Chick Harkley was thought most of. but • proved a dismal disappointment. Jockey Louder, who had the mount on Tom Caro in this race, was suspended for ten days by the stewards for striking Simpson, rider of Chick Barkley, during tin I running of the third race. Lottery carried Q. A. Marshalls colors home front in the fourth race, but had to be driven the limit to outstay Kling. 0LLIE S. PROVES BEST IN LAST RACE. | Mb S. proved best of the youngsters in the , sixth race aud was aided much by the clear course she had. Iwiniwin and Linden in this were big sufferers from interference. The stewards this afternoon ruled that in computing the net winnings of horses M Kentucky * tracks to the 11 »r cent that goes to the Red Ci-oss will not be deducted. The closing of racing in Maryland is cxw.ted t bring here additions to the ranks of turf followers ; Wayn.- Carner. formerly a rider himself, and brother to the Carner brothers now actively en- ; Caged in saddle work, was called to the colors tkb morning and before his departure for Camp Tavlor. friends presented him with a wrist watch ; and diamond studded cuff buttons. Numerous employes " in various branches on the race track ; were notified today that they woll.d have t. ; leave for Camp Taj lor or Fort Thomas, Ky., May [ C. J. Savage, the turf correspondent, received • notification this morning that he would be called the colors May 24 and would be sent to For: , Thomas. Toinorr.*vs splendid racing program, coupled with the fact that it will be t military day and that at least ten thousand soldiers from Camp Taylor will be the guests of the association, will probably result iu an attendance of almost of Decay bay nanatina. Fourteen two year-olds, owned by Frank II. Bru li,i|, that have ban wintering at Hot Springs. Ark., were arrivals at Douglas Park this morning. The tWajpai iu good style and some them will make their racing debut at the track. They are in charge of Oalcn Brown, who has fig uretl prominently as a trainer ou European tracks, as well as those of America. i The extensive aggregation of racers owned by millll B. .McLean in charge of trainer John F. Schorr, will shortly 1«- shipped from Maryland to Litonia. where most of them will lie reserved until racing Iwgiiis there. The oihers will come to Douglas Park and fill . iigagements at the meeting. With one or two minor exceptions, the horses that will occupy stall space at D.ugias Park are now in these parts. The available material al_ Douglas park this year will lie sii|ierior to that at any former year.

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