Kentucky Is Triumphant: Bradleys Two Fleet Homebreds, Behave Yourself And Black Servant, Gallop Home Before The Best The East Could Produce, Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-08


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KENTUCKY IS TRIUMPHANT BRADLEY S TWO FLEET HOMEBREDS BEHAVE YOURSLLF YOURSLLFAND AND BLACK SERVANT GALLOP HOME BEFORE BEFORETHE THE BEST THE EAST COULD PRODUCE LOUISVILLE Ky Mar 7 Kentuckians had their revenge this afternoon for numerous previous fail ¬ ures in recent Derbys when they were forced to witness their colors following easternownejl horses to the finish E R Bradley master of Idle Hour Farm finished first and second with his home ¬ bred Behave Yourself and Black Servant Tlu margin of a head separated them at the finish Six lengths back of the pair came the Harrj Payne Whitney entry consisting of Prudery and Tryster Careful another easternowned one fol ¬ lowing in their wake with Coyne and Leonardo II following The enthusiasm that followed the result beggars description In point of popularity the Bradley entry due to their being the mainstay of the Kentuckians rivaled the Whitney pair thougl weight of money made the latter pronounced betting choices Behave Yourself like Paul Jones last year was held in less esteem than his stablematt and jockey Lawrence Lyke was given the choice of mounts and readily picked Black Servant while Thompson who rides second for the stable was astride Behave Yourself The victory was as much due to Lyke as it was to Behave Yourself for his action in taking Black Senant to the front and maintaining a steady pace had his early followers well spent and Behave Yourself benefiting by being saved moved up swiftly and resolutely when the others tired as a result of their earlier efforts and after a brief struggle downed his stable companion companionAs As early the last eighth of the race was reaclieiT it was a foregone conclusion as to the re ¬ sult Botii colts were Well in the van and as ¬ sured of the 38450 to the winner and flic 10000 that was the second horses portion of the added money moneyThere There was a delay of six minutes at the post clue to the continuous milling about of Prudery Black Servant and Tryster but when they were dispatched it was with the customary Dade efficient effort the field being in almost perfect alignment Black Servant set out to make the pace but before the stand had been reached for the first timo around Muskallonge took command with Black Servant following and Careful heading the others Prudery mid Tryster being Avell in advance of Coyne and Leonardo II with Behave Yourself quite some dis ¬ tance back backMuskallonge Muskallonge gave it up after going a half mile and Black Servant regained the lead but he was instantly challenged by Leonardo II which under restraint measured strides with the Bradley rep ¬ resentative and elicited great acclaim from the Simms followers Prudery and Tryster continued going well under restraint approaching the three quarter mark directly in the wake of the leading pair and Careful had by this time evinced a desire to fall back but Behave Yourself had moved up and began attracting attention of the close ob ¬ servers serversWHITNEYS WHITNEYS PAIR BRIEF CHALLENGE CHALLENGEThe The others in the race were to all intents and purposes done and were falling back steadily On the stretch turn Black Servant shook off Leonardo II but was threatened momentarily by the Whit ¬ ney pair The challenge was brief and lessened later when Tryster came a trifle wide widePrudery Prudery began tiring badly before reaching the last eighth and at this juncture Behave Yourself moved up with a groat rush and joining his stable companion in the last sixteenth ultimately won by a head under the vigorous ride of his jockey The reason for Thompsons final great effort and like ¬ wise Lykes punishing of Black Servant severely near the end was due to owner Bradleys offer of 5000 to the winning jockey but the losing rider was to receive only 1000 1000The The race was truly run in every respect and the winner was fully entitled to all the honors that go with it itAfter After the finish Gov Edwin P Morrow of Kentucky who had witnessed the race from the stewards stand with Governor McCreary of Indi ¬ ana congratulated owner Bradley and jockey Thompson on the success of Behave Yourself and Black Servant in finishing first and second Among the remarks he made in his congratulations to owner Bradley he said Our grandfathers loved the horses our fathers loved the horses we love the horses and my only hope is that our children and our chil ¬ drens children bestow as much love and affection upon the horses as their predecessors have done doneWhile While the Derby was the outstanding feature still there was plenty of interest in the running of the Debutante Stakes with its generous 0770 net to the winner The victress here was J N Cam dens Fair Phantom ridden by Lyke which won in runaway style from Martlta Fallen with the Whit ¬ ney representative Aloft in third place placeThe The race brought about the downfall of Startle heretofore unbeaten She met with considerable in ¬ terference soon after the start as a result of jockey Sandes action in coming over sharply with Aloft on the first turn turnRecord Record performances were also on tap the track record for one mile and that for seveneighths both races run but of the chute went by the board boardBroomspun Broomspun held the limelight in the mile dash when he won from Ethel Gray in 135 The Whitney starter was benefited by the fast pace Distinction set or forced in the early running but it made its imprint on the McDowell filly for she tired fast in the stretch stretchTo To the erratic Flags went the honor of taking the opening purse and the seveneighths mark when lie led the others home and covered the dis ¬ tance in 11M 11MIn In addition to carrying off the honors in the Kentucky Derby K R Bradleys Better Still a fast miss sired by North Star III Sweet Alice scurried home in advance of Rob and Quince Garden GardenSome Some excitement was furnished the grandstand occupants while the horses were going to the post in this nice when Flying Prince unseated his rider and jumped the inner rail into the center field He was finally caught and jockey Heinisch remounted him himHigh High Cloud ran a fine race in the sixth and barely missed the track mark of threequarters of 111 when be covered the route in onefifth of a second slower time The closing dash went to Fair Orient after a sharp drive witii Plenty and Whirling Dun DunWhen When people hastily down a breakfast at 7 oclock in the morning so they might be in time to gain a vantage point to see a race scheduled for 2 oclock there is a fair crowd in piospect And a crowd it was which surged its 50000 and more through the numerous pass gates of the famous old course this afternoon to see the fortyseventh running of the Kentucky Derby A cloudless sky weather which had just the amount of snap in it to keep it from being too warm a lightning fast track and a splen ¬ did program spoka for racing such as the heart of a Kentuckian loves And when a Kcntuckian puts the official O K on racing it can be taken for irranted said racing is wortii while No one can tell a Kentuckian whats racing and what is not notChurchill Churchill Downs never looked better Sunshine its myriads of fragrant flowers its many gardens and its hedges formed a fitting background for the throngs of gay and expectant horse lovers who had turned kingsTiie out to pay homage to the sport of kings Tiie clubhouse especially presented a gala scene There elegantly gowned women the beauty of Louisville of Kentucky and of many other cities towns and states mingled among the rustic benches the flowers and the sunshine Parties were held here and there and the whole atmosphere liad the spirit of a holiday holidayKentucky Kentucky has had Derbys before of course Since Aristides won the Derby in 1875 Kentuckians have looked on fortysix more and paid their respect to King Horse fittingly But the Derby of today witii its big and highclass field of fast three yearolds has attracted nationwide attention and worldwide attention because there was no one or no two horses conceded to have the race at their mercy and the general class of the contestants was thought to be higher than it lias been recently with more real contenders facing the starter starterOf Of course the pair of royal blooded threeyear olds which carried the sky blue silks of Harry Payne Whitney to the barrier were favored in the betting None could deny the prowess of the splendid colt Tryster which was unbeaten as a twoyearold and had shown such fast track form that he was Ixing looked on as a second Man o War Not much less in regard was the sterling filly Prudery which though beaten by her stable mate Tryster and also by he Xalapa Farms color bearer Leonardo II was considered the real kick of the whole race Many who helped back the Whitney entry into favoritism placed their faith in the strength of heart and fleetness of limb of Prudery PruderyPLENTY PLENTY SUPPORT FOR LEONARDO II IILeonardo Leonardo II came in for plentiful support Those who saw him come within a twentieth of a second of the American record at a mile and a sixteenth recently at Lexington could not forgot what a streak of speed he was He had subsequently been beaten on a muddy track but his admirers attrib ¬ uted that defeat to the track conditions Today the ccurst was lightning fast and the Leonardo ad ¬ herents storyJ argued there was going to be another story J K L Ross sturdy colt Star Voter attracted a goodly following because of his frequently shown weight carrying ability and his endurance enduranceThen Then there was the Bradley entry which for the first time in many years had worthy representation in the rich prize In recent previous years there had been eastern turfmen and eastern stables come to Kentucky and walk off with the Derby honors and walk off without being given a worthy fight by Kentuckys own ownBut But this year it was different Hope was felt in Kentuckys heart that Black Servant and Be ¬ have Yourself two colts which bore the white greenhooped bloused rider were going to give a good account of themselves at least make the east ¬ erners run for their money moneyTo To return to the crowd An hour before noon the Downs plant as spacious as it is was beginning to show signs of crowding up By noon more than 0000 had passed through the gates and long before the first race at 2 oclock the entire grounds were packed every seat taken and every possible vantage point pointIn In Charles A Stonehams party which came lien in his private car were II B Brown Frank J Bruen Leo J Bondy Harry W Boyer W P Pearce James Farnum and W Calvert Prior to departure from Jacksonville there was an election of officers by the directors of the CubaAmerican Jockey Club and all the old executives were re elected Frank J Bruen was again made general manager He departed tonight for Cincinnati CincinnatiTommy Tommy McGee who formerly looked after the business management of the onetime formidable Edward Corrigan stable and at present is engaged in business in Kansas City was among the visitors It was his first visit to Churchill Downs since Stone Streets victory in 190S He marveled at th transformation of the plant since his last visit visitThe The approval of the application for a licence by jockey II Garner was revoked by the stewards upon information that he was under suspension in Maryland The approval of the application of Harry Hamilton trainer was also revoked revokedThe The 40000 programs that were at the track at 11 a m were exhausted before the afternoon and a fresii supply had to be requisitioned requisitionedJ J C Spence John Reardon Black Hackle and Bermont will be shipped to Canada at the close of the present meeting meetingGeorge George J Longs Watoma foaled a bay colt this morning at Rashford Manoiv sired by Under Fire FireBuddy Buddy Ensor announced before the race that lie had been promised the largest riding fee in the in the Derby His retaining fee was 5000 with 15000 additional if the colt Avon AvonJames James B Smith wealthy coal baron of California occupied a box of vantage witii a party of friends Mr Smith is an ardent turf enthusiast and is In quest of racing material to form the nucleus of a big racing stable stableIt It required four trains to bring the Derby en ¬ thusiasts from Chicago Most of them departed for their respective homes tonight

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