Rough Riding A Factor: Some Douglas Park Favorites Beaten as a Consequence.; Night Wind Proves a Bad Disappointment When Beaten--McDowell Horses Arrive., Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-25


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ROUGH RIDING A FACTOR Some Douglas Park Favorites Beaten as a Consequence Night Wind Proves a Bad Disap ¬ pointment When Beaten McDowell Horses Arrive By J L Dempsoy DempsoyLouisville Louisville KV September 24 Repented crowd ¬ ing that came with the running of most of the dashes marred the spart considerably at Douglas Park this iifternoon and was resixmsihle for the defeat of some of the presumed liest starters The big fields that started in some of the races were primarily the cause for the mixups but the rough riding of some of the jockeys was a big factor That the officials did not take cognizance and 1ripline the offenders was a matter of comment commentodays odays program was of the offday variety Tin intended feature race failed to receive the re ¬ quired number of entries and caused the substitu ¬ tion of a nice for the cheaper gw Monetary point the mile anil sevent with its purse of 1200 was the headliner It fur ¬ nished a bad upset by the defeat of Night Wind which ruled a prohibitive favorite and succumbed to Herald In a former meeting of the pair at LiXingUin Night Wind won without much effort Herald being many lengths back in that race Rough riding on the part of some of the jockeys gave Mght Wind a big advantage and helped his victory He had no help this afternoon and jave way readily to Herald when Jie challenged in the stretch stretchThere There were many arrivals during the day from LtiinjJonand included ten horses owned by T Mcf Mcfov ov lr The latter lw was iiii arrival aiidvis ErYiluafly getting over liis foot trouhlp trouhlpMiddlcton Middlcton Jones have disjioscd of on private terms to George Senn the horses Sunflush and Gal ¬ lant racingArrivals Lad They are intended for winter racing Arrivals today from New Orleans announce that the Fair Grounds has l leen een vacated by the soldiers who occupied the plant temporarily while their oinup was under construction The racing plans f Uitli New Orleans tracks are awaited with in ¬ terest by the Orescent Cits people peopleLUNSFORD LUNSFORD HIDES THEEE WINNERS WINNERSJocUcy JocUcy Lunsford again distinguished himself by landing three of the winners during the afternoon lint he should have made it four and his failure was du to the amateurish effort be displayed on Clairvoyant in the sixth race In contrast to his riding of Clairvoyant was his expertncss on York ville Madge K and Hocnir On the firstnamed liair he clearly outrode J Hanover and F Smith respectively astride Billie It and First Pullet With Ilocnir he had to employ nursing tactics to keep that considered sprinter from racing himself into complete exhaustion and he succeeded so well that Ilocnir was drawing away from his opponents M the end endImproved Improved weather was responsible for bringing nit nn attendance in excess of the opening day Improvement was noticed in all departments and Jiciivity in the betting pavilion was also marked Kdxvard Trotter was a visitor having come down from Uitouia where his horses are quartered in anticipation of the opening of the meeting at that track on October 10 He will return there at once The Lutonia track he reports is in first class condition and some horses are in training over it for the Louisville Cup the two mile race with which the Iteautiful Douglas Park meeting will be closed on Saturday SaturdayKay Kay Si ence introduced a new apprentice rider to the publif in the third race when T Murray piloted Xildure Hoy Murray is a Covington lad that Hpbiicc who has developed numerous successful jockeys lielicves will make good in the saddle The Jad who has been exercising horses under Spences tutelage for alMiiit a year will be given frequent opportunities to ride during the remainder of the season in Kentucky and during the winter winterCharles Charles H Lansdalc one of the stewards tit the Havana track came down from Cincinnati to inter fst horsemen racing here in the approaching Cuban racing season Many prominent stables will be shipped from this locality to Havana at the close of the Latonia meeting and preliminary arrange ¬ ments for their transfer to Cuba are now being made

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