25,000 People at Lexington Races: Largest Attendance in History of Blue Grass Fair Association Crowds Kentucky Course, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-05


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25,000 PEOPLE AT LEXINGTON RACES Largest Attendance in History of Bluo Grass Fair Association Crowds Kentucky Course, LEXINGTON, Ky., September 4. A crowd of 25,000 people, the largest attendance in the history of the Blue Grass Fair Association, founded in 1S105, AA-itnessed todays racing. The splendid racing of the previous days Aas continued. Carrie Moore easily landed the opener from the favorite. High iear, under a drive to beat Ed Garrison. II. Tullett, who trained and rode hi own colt. Little Sande, attempted to repent today in the second race, but Avas out finished by Ruby by n head, having led all the Avay. The favorite, Bread Man, Avas third. The Short Grass Stud Handicap brought together a speedy band of horses in the third race, Sands of Pleasure Avinning in a close finish Avith Fern Hundley, third money going to Skeer Face. The favorite. Breeze. Avas badly beaten. The fourth race proved easy for the outstanding favorite, Prince Igor, the Spence representative, finishing four lengths in front of Contestant, Avith Duke of Shelby another length aAvay. Baby Cal and Aztec furnished an interesting duel in the closing race, Avitli the result in doubt to the final strides, the former getting the verdict by a small margin. ; T. C. McDowell arrived from Saratoga today. His stable is expected tomorrow.

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