Hot Louisville Finishes: Several Races Decided by Finger Length Margins.; High Command Beaten Again at Odds On--Blue Paradise Wins by Good Riding., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-21


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HOT LOUISVILLE FINISHES Several Races Decided by Finger Length Margins High Command Beaten Again at atOdds Odds On Blue Paradise Wins Winsby by Good Riding LOUISVILLE Ky May 20 T C McDowells at one time highly rated crack High Command ruling an overwhelming favorite in the third race in which he met an ordinary band furnished a distinct upset when lie was beaten by Louis A High Command landed in second place in front of Buddie Kean and he was lucky to retain that posi ¬ tion for to close observers it seemed that the stewards would probably disqualify him as a result resultwin Tii TiiIIoard IIoard rou 1 R 1 interference win with Buddie Kean jnct as the pair rounded into the stretch Buddie Kean had been the early leader but on sufferance as Howard had High Com ¬ mand under restraint He raced into the lead with a rush when allowed to do so and was well LLw LLwi i W rondlnS the last turn He suddenly S suddenlyS iJ88 ° f tlrine and I5mldio Kca So drVvlnB p levul with him when Howard suddenly forced his mount out against the latter and bumped him sharply Both horses lost strides momentarily and Louis A running clear of the pair pairTnCnm S l a lio trowe bout heading High TnCnm Command m the last seventy yards Howard was called before the stewards upon his return to the scales and they suspended him for five days for ridingThe rough riding The threequarters sprint fourth on the card fur ¬ nished a thrilling finish with Blue Paradise win ¬ ning narrowly due to Penmans superior riding He beat Marvin May by a nose with Dr Carmen the favorite in third place placeThe The good colt Claude Brown terminated his carrer in the race when he fell for he sustained a frac ¬ tured leg that led to his destruction destructionMrs Mrs J L Pauls colors were quite prominent during the early racing for Gourmand and Tony hue her two representatives and both ridden by her son Walter Lilley were successive winners of tlie first two races Gourmand came from far back in the last quarter but finishing with a rush got up in the last strides to beat Miss Fontaine the early leader Tony Sue led her opponents from almost the start and was lucky in escaping the interference that developed in the running Jockey King was held to blame mostly for the roughing and was suspended for five days by the stewards stewardsTOUGH TOUGH AFTERNOON FOR FAVORITES FAVORITESBackers Backers of favorites again had a rough after ¬ noon for it was not until the sixtli race when Mabel G boat Cozette that they managed to land on a successful choice They began bv in ¬ stalling Harvest King in the opener but he failed them badly and brought up far in the rear Al verida in the second was just as hopeless for she finished far back High Command was the suc ¬ ceeding favorite that failed and Dr Carmens defeat jolted them considerably Atta Gal had tin call in the fiftii race but she was beaten ihiough out by Whirl The latter did not lack miprortrrs and it marked the first purse that has fallen In the mietingAnother Galluher Bros during the present mieting Another upset came in the final race hn Lazy Lou under poor riding failed to get a part of the purse the winner turning up in Docod which won by a nose from Grace Docods im ¬ provement was pronounced and due in part to a change in riders from Porretto to Penman An PenmanAn exceptionally large attendance viewed the racing this afternoon and the wagering was heavy but it was nowhere near the average of last year Weather yearWeather and track conditions were again of t In best bestJockey Jockey Kummer arrived tonight from New York to ride Upset in the Kentucky Handicap tomorrow He will depart Saturday night with trainer James Rowe for the East The horses that Rowe brought here will be shipped East Saturday They will be shipped back to Latonia from time to time to fill their stake engagements The twoyearolds that Harry Payne Whitney owns which are trained by T partsThe P Hayes will continue in these parts The extensive band of racers owned by Edward B McLean in charge of trainer John F Schorr arrived recently at Latonia where they will be raced during the meeting there thereThere There are fifteen named to start in the Ken ¬ tucky Handicap of which a dozen are almost cer ¬ tain to go to the post postAmong Among those making the contest is the Kentucky Derby winner Behave Yourself It is his first appearance since his Derby triumph Upset will probably lie the favorite and lie is held in high regard to land the race Ginger which beat Upset in the Clark Handicap is not without friends

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