Jockey Lyke Successful Rider: Considered the Equal of Any of the Present Day Riders--His Record to Date., Daily Racing Form, 1918-07-25


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JOCKEY LYKE SUCCESSFUL RIDER Considered the Equal of Any of the Present Day Eiders His Record to Date DateMuch Much praise has recently been bestowed upon Lawrence Lyke for his efforts in the saddle and justly for the lad has shown himself to be the equal of any of tho present day riders While Lyke has been in the saddle for the last three years it was not until this year that he came to himself and some horsemen are inclined to credit Carroll Shilling for the young riders great improvement improvementShilling Shilling is employed as head exerciser by II G Bcdwell for Commander J K L Ross and with Lyke gallops Cudgel and others in their morning trials Each day Lyke displays some trait that was peculiar to Shilling when he Avas riding for S C Hildreth and when ho was regarded by many as the greatest rider of all time It is certain that Shillings tuition lias improved the popular rider whoso mounts are so heavily supported by the gen ¬ eral public and Avhose victories have been so loudly acclaimed by the local press A glance at Lykes riding record shows the steady improvement he has made during his short career on the turf His rec ¬ ord follows Year 3Its 1st 2d SdUnp PC 191 447 59 G5 52 251 15 1917 OSS 112 110 92 374 15 15191S 191S 1S7 123 05 05 233 25 25Totals Totals and Gr Pcrl522 304 241 210 858 19

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