Excitement At Oaklawn: Old Koenig Beaten by Jock Scot in His First Race.; Honolulu Boy Wins in a Way That Brings Judicial Displeasure--Favorites Defeated., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-03


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EXCITEMENT AT OAKLAWN Old Koenig Beaten by Jock Scot in His First Race Honolulu Boy Wins in a Way That ThatBrings Brings Judicial Displeasure Favorites Defeated HOT SPRINGS Ark April 2 In the 800 han ¬ dicap nt threequarters which featured todays nic ing offering at Oaklawn came the downfall of the highly rated Old Koenig recently taken over l y J J Maher from the Beverwyck Stable Jock Scot triumphed in decisive style over him with Mars Mouse barely giving way for place honors Old Koenig was held in the most esteem although conceding weight to his rivals He began well but Garner seemed to be unprepared resulting in Old Koenig being unable to get away as fast as Jock Scot and Mars Mouse the latter pair showing him the way with Jock Scot in advance from the out ¬ set Just before reaching the stretch turn Old Koenig appeared to find hiniself fully in IBS stride but Jock Scot disputed the lead and ultimately drew out easily Old Koenig being forced to drive hard to outstay Mars Mouse for second place Under Fire the only other starter never figured seriously after going a half mile mileTodays Todays racing developed a repetition of yes ¬ terdays surprising results when favorites were bowled over in successive order The first five choices proved failures and their defeats yefe costly to the large crowd on hand The most disappointing upsets came with the defeat of the pair of H Cerkiiis representatives KukluxuainUTHck Williams Both were thought to have the respective races at their mercy but were beaten in easy fashion Kirsties Cub leading Kuklux for the entire race In the race that Dick Williams started there was an outstanding added incident when Honolulu Boy which in a former race here could not raise u respectable gallop showed unhealthy improvement and won by as far as his rider pleased The acro ¬ batic performance did not go unheeded by the officials who promptly began an investigation and interrogated trainer C Hawk at length and intend to probe farther into the affair affairTrainer Trainer Hawks explanation was that Honolulu Boy in his last Rice was considerably bothered by Serenost at the post as a result of her fractiousness while at the barrier and that this was responsible for his failure to keep up with the others Hono ¬ lulu Boy was always a distant follower in his last start whereas this afternoon he moved un in reso ¬ lute fashion when called on by his rider He was ridden by Haynes today and Mclntyre had the mount on him in his last race His two races gave a distinct form somersault and naturally oc ¬ casioned adverse comment commentDOWNFALL DOWNFALL OF THE FAVORITES FAVORITESThe The downfall of favorites began in the opening race when Miss Minks was led to the finish by Rib Kukluxs downfall followed and then Bengali contributed by his failure in the third That nice was won by Verity with C Robinson in the saddle The Old Koenig and Dick Williams defeats came in quick succession and Bob Ilensley another from the Perkins establishment just managed to reach home in the last number for which he was a re ¬ ceding favorite favoriteThe The halter brigade were in high fettle during the afternoon and soine of them secured what appear good bargains Their attention was directed to ¬ ward Kuklux and Kirsties Cub in the second race L A Broaddus securing Kirsties Cub for 900 and Hall Edwards taking Kuklux for 81000 Dick Williams in the fifth was claimed by W C Weant for 1400 and the same price was paid by J Masterson for Honolulu Boy BoyJockey Jockey Cassity has been granted permission by his new contract employer to accept mounts hero for meetingTrainer the rest of the meeting Trainer Kim Patterson in charge of Eternal The Wanderer and others in the James McClelland stable has arranged to ship to Louisville on April AprilThe The horses trained by Henry McOaniel owned by Willis Sharpe Kilmer are being made ready for departure from here for Louisville on April 15 Dandy 15Dandy Van one of the twoyearolds in the Knebelkamp Howerton stable and a winner at New Orleans is seriously ill The colt had a fever of lOli last night nightAmerican American Ace which John Lowe is training for the Kentucky Derby for Edward Cebrian showed a sparkling trial at threequarters this morning run ¬ ning the distance in 114 His fractions were 23f 4S and lie was not ridden out This was as fast as any horse has worked at Oaklawn Park this spring springBridesman Bridesman W Martins Derby eligible galloped threequarters of a mile in 115 in easy fashion He ran the quarter in 23 If and the half mile in

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