St. Allan May Be A Star: Defeats Zone dArmee in New Track Record Time.; Rain Visits Oaklawn, but the Track Is Not Greatly Affected--Gossip of the Course., Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-26


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ST ALLAN MAY BE A STAR Defeats Zone dArmee in New Track Record Time Rain Visits Oaklawn but the theTrack Track Is Not Greatly Affected Gossip of the Course HOT SPRINGS Ark Marcli 25 A drizzling rain throughout the afternoon followed a hard down ¬ pour this morning but the adaptability of this place to all sorts of weather conditions brought about no change in the usual large attendance arid while the track was slippery and probably favorable to mud runners good time was the rule in one instance and 11 track record went by the board The time mark reduced was at three and a half fur ¬ longs formerly held jointly by D Oro and Aunt Flora St Allan bought yesterday for 8000 by D Cunningham brought it down from 42 to 41 incidentally demonstrating that he is a colt of good class for he ran a sterling race and fought it out gamely with H V Whitneys highly regarded Zone dArmee when the latter preprint him hardHn the stretch and near the end forced Zone dArmee to weaken The battle between the pair of two yearolds was the outstanding incident of the after ¬ noon and horsemen were unanimous in their belief that both youngsters are destined to figure in the first flight of their age sporting silks this year The yearThe talent was again in good form and successful in their assault on the layers for first or second choices figured extensively as victors the ex ¬ ception being Ultima Thule which furnished nil outstanding surprise by galloping away with the feature race in which JTroihiS wa backed to VthfpeJclnslon of the others but brought up dis ¬ tantly after having never attained serious promi ¬ nence at any stage of the race TTltimi Thule was in a running notion today and kept the leaders close company in the early racing and drew out in the pleasedMiss last eighth to win as his rider pleased Miss Krutcr opened proceedings by running away with the purse in the initial race and Thistle Green had little difficulty in outstaying a fairly good band that made un the rest of the field in the third race raceLucius Lucius showed a flash of his oldtime form in the fiftli race and won with case and Parrish favored by the going led the poorly ridden Astraea home in the closing dash dashThe The highly regarded St Allan has been turned over to James Hewitt to train and he is planning to engage him extensively in stakes t6 be run in the east and Kentucky this year Early Wright who is in charge of the George Wingfield young ¬ sters brought here has another twoyearold in his charge that he regards as superior to St Allan and has priced him at 12500 He is by Honey wood woodMANY MANY HORSES FOR KENTUCKY EACING EACINGIn In response to a request from II L Baker Julius Reoder took a poll of the horsemen racing here who plan a Kentucky campaign and it was revealed that nrtirly 700 horses will be sent from here to the Blue Grass State StateApplication Application blanks for trainers and jockeys li ¬ censes were received today from Algernon Dainger field secretary of the Jockey Club and Sam Nuckolls secretary of the Kentucky State Racing Commission Dr C C Cailn veteran race track veterinarian of Lexington Ky was an arrival today from Louisville He reports that all of the horses especially the Derby candidates at both Douglas Park and Churchill Downs are doing especially well for this early in the year Knebelkamp yearKnebelkamp llowerton have disposed of the plater Jim Wakely to L Krb KrbOver Over a track that was a trifle slow this morn ¬ ing The Wanderer stablemate of Eternal ami Uso a Kentucky Derby candidate worked a mile in 147 He was not pushed in the least and after going the first half mile in 50 lie was restrained He ran the threequarters in 120 120The The best work of any of the Derby candidates today was that of Farmingdale from the stable of J H Rosseter With Passing Shower lie worked threequarters in 114V3 running the quarter in 23 and the half mile in 48 The colt was ready to go on at the finish but jockey Albert Johnson who was astride of him had instructions not to lot him go farther fartherTell Tell a carded starter in the first race today was ordered scratched by the judges because of his not being properly registered and no one could he found to identify him

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