Louisvilles Good Sport: Spirited Racing over an Improving Track Pleases All.; Brookholt and Ethel Gray Capture Feature Race--Great Card and Fast Track Today., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-14


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LOUISVILLES GOOD SPORT Spirited Racing Over an Improv ¬ ing Track Pleases All Brookholt and Ethel Gray Capture CaptureFeature Feature Eaces Great Card Cardand and Fast Track Today LOUISVILLE Ky May 13 Brookholt and Ethel Gray carrying the silks of Mont fort Jones were conspicuous in todays racing and accounted for the two feature race the former scoring in the seveneighths 1500 handicap and Ethel Gray in the dash at a mile Brookholts opposition was for ¬ midable and comprised the best sprinters that could be mustered here Likewise tliey all were good runners in the soft going in which tin race was run Because of the drying course which at the outlet of the racing was heavy excellent time was made by both the Jones representatives Ethel Gray going her mile under 140 and Brookholt his seveneighths in a shade slower than 125 Both dashes had their beginning in the chute which has an exceptionally springy strip of ground groundGarner Garner had the mount on both the Jones winners and employed practically the same tactics on each of them He kept in close pursuit of the leaders until about to turn into the stretch where he gave his mounts free play and they warded off success ¬ fully the challenges offered by the final contenders In the case of Ethel Gray it was H E Coleman hieh proved the nmncrurr nnfl Wyoming trav closest to Brookholt when the finish was crossed crossedImproved Improved weather there being a cessation of rain caused the full quota of racing enthusiasts to be on hand at Churchill Downs to witness the sport The difficult track of the past few days was re ¬ sponsible for the light fields in all the dashes but the racing did not suffer sufferThe The unusual happening of a double victory by a stable whose horses are bred by their owner and the successful racers boasting the same sire and dam was an occurrence here this afternoon when George J Longs Bashford Manorbred Doric and Dorius respectively three and twoyearolds by Sain Latifa accounted for the two opening races Their triumph was accomplished in easy fashion and their success was acclaimed by a demonstration on the part of their owner who hails from these parts and has been a tower of support to the west ¬ ern turf dating back to the early days of Churchill Downs It was the first success that had fallen to the share of the owner for some time The win ¬ ners are in charge of John C Ferriss who is train ¬ ing one division of the extensive George J Long stable stableFriday Friday and the 13th did not seem to awe the superstitious for there were lively betting activi ¬ ties and while favorites were beaten in most of the races the winners came in for substantial sup ¬ port portThe The worst upset came with the defeat of King ¬ fisher in the third race in which Sandy Mac raced to his best form and showed the way home to Docod by a scant half length Docod appeared sore on his return from the race raceA A locallyowned horse again figured in the win ¬ ning ranks in the sixth race when Knebelkamps Guaranteed led home an ordinary band that started The concluding race found the diminutive Inquiry leading for the entire mile and a sixteenth and beating Whirling Dun home by a scant margin marginExodus Exodus accompanied Tryster ami Broom Spun to Maryland The suspension of jockey Penman by the stewards for rough riding yesterday will enforce a change in riding plans on the part of trainer Rowe and he will substitute Coltiletti on Broom Spun The horses will be shipped back here after filling their engagements Monday MondayBy By Heck was sold on private terms this morning by K R Bradley to H Van Ry who will nice him in Canada

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