High Cost in Fine Form: Defeats Fast Sprinters in Lexingtons Principal Race, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-17


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HIGH COST IN FINE FORM 0 i Defeats Fast Sprinters in Lexingtons Principal Race. t Minto II. Introduces Himself to Western Turf Patrons in Vanquishing Buford. LEXINGTON, Ky., September IC The Savov Hotel Handicap witii its ,000 added was todavs best offering, and it was contested by some of the best in these parts, with victory going to L. Erbs High Cost in somewhat easy fashion over Major Parke and Blackie Daw. The winner, ridden by Murray, followed American Ace closely, and when that fast one gave way High Cost had no serious difficulty in taking and retaining the lead for the remainder of the way. Delightful weather again prevailed in these parts, and as the racing offering provided for this after- n l promised well for good sport another big attendance made the trip to the course. The fifth race introduced to local turfgoers W. V. Tiiravcs recent acquisition Minto II.. and his debut was an auspicious one, for he won the mile purse with ridiculous ease from Buford and Troilus. Howards riding of Buford came in for censure, for lie kept that horse sharplv restrained until well into the stretch before he began urging him along. Some contend that is the style of riding that Buford will run to his best form under. He stood the final drive gamely and overhauled Troilus in the last few strides for second place. C. T. Worthingtons colors .were carried to victory in the initial race by Carrie Moore. The diminutive II. .Garner rode, her well and she drew out -t- Ifenf Lady -FaiirTIayhnd Prtlhiy. A rousing stretch duel came- with the running of the second race, in which Zuleika ami Stockwell figured, the former succeeding in landing the purse by a nose, but Stockwell was best and but for being forced to come wide in the stretch would have won. Peace Pennant, which triumphed over the crack John P. Grier at Saratoga, was almost neglected in the third nice, which brought together a good bund of youngsters, and he won with ease from Busy Signal and Marvin May. The winner was lucky in escaping interference that many suffered from as a result of the crowding that develoiied Immediately after the start. Capt. Ral Parrs Bullseye, intended to start in the Breeders Futurity, was a starter here, but had scant chance. R. J. Mackenzie, the Canadian sportsman and financier, was among todays arrivals and will remain throughout the meeting. His horses are in charge of J. D. Adkins. HURRAY RIDES THREE WINNERS. Jockey T. Murray was again in the limelight bv riding three winners. His success came astride Minto II. and Hocnir, botli trained by Kay Spence, and on High Cost. Sans Peur II. was the first to attain a double victory during the meeting, but following his success this afternoon he changed ownership via the claiming route, for L. A. Broaddus, represented in the race by Tyranny, took him for S2,200. Jockey Van Dusen was the first to suffer from judicial action and was suspended for the remainder of the meeting for forcing Stockwell out in the stretch during the final drive in the second race. G. W. Belknap, who at one time raced a useful f-tring on Chicago tracks and who is now in business in Grand Rapids. Mich., is desirous of returning to the turf as an owner and came here this morning to be in attendance at the yearling sales with a view to purchasing some of the youngsters. Honor Man. which was making his first start in the second race, was .originally held in high regard by his breeder. T. C. McDowell, but after the colts sickness it left him broken -winded and lie was sold for 00. He has bad a similar operation performed to that of Jack Hare Jr., which at present shows no symptoms of throat trouble. He lias worked exceptionally fast trials and the standi backing he had this afternoon from supposed wise sources caused him to rule a big favorite. By direction of president Thomas C. McDowell and in order to avoid conflict with the Kentucky Sales Companys auction of thoroughbred horses, the senii-annual meeting of members of the Thoroughbred Horse Association, called for Wednesday evening at eight oclock in the Phoenix Hotel parlors, is deferred until Thursday evening at the same hour and place.

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