Havana Racer The Winner: Bread Man Takes the Camden Handicap in a Close Finish.; Sands of Pleasure Second, Barely Beaten--Meeting Comes to a Close with Heavy Track., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-05


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HAVANA RACER THE WINNER Bread Man Takes the Camden Handicap in a Close Finish Sands of Pleasure Second Barely BarelyBeaten Beaten Meeting Comes to a aClose Close with Heavy Track LEXINGTON Ky May 4 Bread Man carrying the silks of Mrs O B Potts accounted for the 4893 net and the silver trophy that fell to the winner of the Camden Handicap at a mile and a quarter which featured todays closing card Sands of Pleasure landed in second place and Jouett followed the pair closely Seven started in the race The winner came from far back in the last quarter and showed a decided facility in running well in the stiff going The race was a closely contested affair through the first mile with several alternating as leaders but the last eighth found the ultimate winner leading the trio draw ¬ ing away from the others with Bread Man just managing to get up in the last few strides to win Mrs O B Potts who came from Chicago today received in person from former senator Johnson N Camden tte silver trophy he donated to the winner of the rate Additional interest in the race at ¬ tached to the performance of Firebrand a well backed Kentucky Derby prospect which was sent here from Louisville with expectations that lie wouUl score a victory But he raced disappointingilyand inished far back of the dtlfers retiring steadily from threequartersTlie contention after going threequarters Tlie present meeting was remarkable from an attendance ispcct Adverse weather was the rule almost throughout but in spite of this tlie daily crowds were in excess of those of former meetings The volume of betting however fell off consider ¬ ably from that of last years spring meeting Thin was held to be due to a money stringency prev ¬ alent in these partai Additional expense of opera ¬ tion this season contributed to the deficit that tlie track here will sustain sustainThere There was a lotup in the rainfall by racing time and during the afternoon the sun made brave efforts to penetrate tlie low clouds and partly suc ¬ ceeded The temperature was considerably modi ¬ fied fiedFavorites Favorites again raced fairly close to expectations three of the winners being held in high esteem and bringing a return of less than even money The twoyearold dashes were again captured by racers saddled by W Perkins PerkinsWm Wm Oldt which carried F Bakers silks in the second dash won as his rider pleased and Martha Fallon owned by C W Moore Jr coupled with Mom owned by G F Baker but both trained by Perkins won the second dash of tlie afternoon Both successes were scored easily easilySome Some ordinary ones opened proceedings with Eyes of Youth just getting up iu the last few strides to overhaul Cobalt Lass LassNancy Nancy Wyatt furnished a surprise when she won the second race after The Virginian appeared a certain victor victorHERALD HERALD AN EASY WINNER WINNERHerald Herald coupled with Monsoon was a pronounced choice in the fourth race and It proved an easy matter for him to dispose of British Maid the early leader and take the purse purseDespite Despite limited opportunities of starting on ac ¬ count of the bad track the representatives of E R Bradley fared profitably and he heads th list of winners winnersJockey Jockey Pool scored the most successes among the riders and his riding here has been up to a high standard standardDepartures Departures of owners trainers jockeys and turf followers for Louisville was steady during the day Nine cars of horses were shipped and a special train conveyed a big crowd to the Falls City to ¬ night nightAs As on the opening day there were many notables in the big throng and they took a keen interest iu the sport and attending incidents incidentsThose Those who came from afar to witness the Derby running at Churchill Downs next Saturday and made n side trip here will remain for several days visiting some of the noted stock farms in this vicinity before Journeying to Louisville LouisvilleDr Dr Charles Mayo noted surgeon of Rochester Minn and a party of other prominent medical men were among tlie associations guests that viewed the racing with much interest interestT T W OBriens threeyearold colt Plnrlbns will be shipped with the others in the stable to Maryland tomorrow morning and take part iu the Pimlico racing racingThe The second consignment of E R Bradleys horses will be shipped to Louisville tomorrow tomorrowE E R Bradley has dropped negotiations for the contract on jockey Parke now riding at Tijuana on account of the claim by the Nevada Stock Farm fop the riders services servicesSeveral Several of the stables here will ship to Toronto in the next few days to be on hand for the opening of the Woodbine Park meeting meetingMuskallonge Muskallonge and Bud Fisher both owned by the wellknown cartoonist were returned to Louisville lust night Muskallonge though seemingly without much chance of winning may be started in the Kentucky Derby DerbyTrainer Trainer Dave Vititoe departed tonight for New York where he goes to take charge of the William Shea owned horses Snapdragon II which has been racing here and owned by Shea will be taken along to Pimlico by trainer Shannon in charge of the T W OBrien horses t

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