Final Day of Fair Racing: Wonderfully Successful Blue Grass Fair Ends Today, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-06


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FINAL DAY OF FAIR RACING Wonderfully Successful Blue Grass Fair Ends Today. t : i Biggest Crowd of Week Expected Fridays Sport Spirited and Interesting. LEXIXGTOX, Ky., September 5. The most successful Blue Grass Fair in the history of the organization will come to an end tomorrow, and preparations have leen made to entertain a tremendous crowd. The attendance during the week lias been truly remarkable, especially the gathering of Thursday, when 25,000 people were present. It is expected that Saturdays crepvd will at least approach that figure, if it does not exceed it. The six races on the card for the fifth day of the Blue Grass Fair were decided over a fast track. The weather, was bright and warm" and tlife attendance approximately 15,000. The opening race was won by John L. Pauls Redstart, the favorite, in a .driving finish with Miss Manage, which had been out in front most of the way. The second produced another driving finish and was won by Foster Emory, Vision getting second place by a head from Manfred, which had taken up the running, .when Little . Xeihewsurrenderel the jead-lTrudTlTofar turn. r .TcekoySi Wolstenholiu and Gaugel, at the conclusion of the race, were told by the judges that they were through riding at this meeting, Gaugel for for unsatisfactory riding and Wolstenholm for impudence to starter Morrissey and grabbing Wise Joans bridle during the race. The third race was easy for Gallaher Bros. Xobleinan. He won easing up by four lengths, with Langhorne a driving second over J. J. "Murdock, the favorite. The fourth race was captured by AV. C. Weants lolite at long odds; He took command at the beginning of the last half and held the lead to the finish. The odds-on favorite, Marse John, was second. In the fifth Bac and Starkey raced head and head for three-quarters of a mile, and then Lunsford sent Treaty and Walkers Dahabiah II. to the front and won easily. The closing race was won by J. W. Fullers Toka-lon March, driving hard after steadily leading to outstay the fast coining Aztec, the favorite. The winner paid the longest odds of the meeting, 7.20 to .00. Jockey J. Williams had to cancel his mounts today because of sickness. William AVallaee arrived today from Saratoga witli the Kentucky division of James A McClel-lands stable. They are in quarters at the Kentucky Jockey Club track. The horses raced by W. F. Poison at Saratoga arrived today and arc in charge of W. Sims. Jockey T. Murray arrived from Louisville. AV. X. Macfarlan of Memphis was an arrival. lie came from Saratoga. Louis Tauber will be here Monday from Louisville witii John AV. Schorrs horses.

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