Racing Under Discomfort: Oppressive Tropical Temperature, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-06


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RACING UNDER DISCOMFORT Oppressive Tropical Temperature Decreases the Attendance. Kcwpie ONeilWins Third Successive Victory Lady Madcap Wins Stylishly. LATONIA, K, July .".Todays rani was decidedly ordinary and, coupled with the extreme heat that prevailed, there was a noticeable slump in attendance. The present heated period here is the severest since 1883 and is causing considerable inconvenience and discomfort. The warm weather is beneficial to some of the racers ia action. It enables them to relieve themselves of soreness and race in consistent fashion. Kcwpie ONeil made it three straight victories in a week by his winning performance this afternoon in the mile and a sixteenth race, which he won in easy style and incidentally displayed stake form, for he was under restraint f.-.r the entire way., Tippo Sahib being his closest pursuer a.t the finish, with Humphrey third. The speedy Lady Madcap, owned by Desha Brcckenridge, prominent Lexington publisher, made her return to racing an auspicious one by an easy victory over some fairly high rated ones in the fourtli race and won with all ease. Lady Madcap met a slight injury in her last start at the Churchill Downs track, which lias kept her out of racing until today. Like Kewpie ONeil, she was an overwhelming favorite. Hrotlierly Love and I. G. King furnished the most Interesting contest of the afternoon, when they battled it out. hard,-tlirough.the stretch for the-,800 purse" in t1ie mile and a quarter dash. ISroth-etiy Love proved best under Connellys masterly ride. Kimpalong was the favored one here, but he never figured seriously and had to be ridden hard to outstay Whirling Dun, the only other starter, for third place. Clintonville was for s-mie reason overlooked in the opener by the speculators, but in the running she proved much the best and won off from George Starr and Dr. Carmeu. The Colonels Iady, which had been given considerable attention on several occasions and failed, made good this afternoon, but did not profit anyone, unless it was her direct connectir ns. She is owned by former jockey Auhuclion. She moved u;i steadily after making a somewhat slow beginning and overhauling Bright Ieaf. the favorite in the last eighth won going away from Salamander and Held Lark. BRASS TACKS AGAIN DISAPPOINTS. Brass Tacks again proved a disappointment aif it was due to her rnahility to escape interference in the sixth raee. .She was forced back sharply smiii after tlu start and it eliminated her. The winner in this turned up in Orma Dale, from Jewell A. I., with Who Can Tell taking third place. Cut Up proved best of the twelve that started in the concluding race and won in a canter from JIadherway and Penwell. Acclaim was a supposed good thing in this, but Master Josiah gave her an amateurish ride and she also ran out on all the turns. Upon the report of steward Leonard and patrol judge Phillips jockey Butwell was suspended for the remainder of the meeting for rough riding in the sixth race. He was held responsible for the interference caused to Brass Tacks. Black Servant, Best Pal and two two-year-olds will comprise the Bradley shipment to Windsor after the close of racing -here. The others in the stable, with the exception of Busy Signal, Brilliant Star and Be Good, which go to be turned out at Idle Hour Farm, will be sent to Saratoga, where they will be rested until the opening of the racing there. Trainer Thompson will be in charge of the Windsor consignment and William Hurley will look after the Saratoga band until Thompsons arrival. Which will be immediately after the decision of the Devonshire International 0,000 race, in which Black Servant will be a starter. Jockey T. Nolan was found today to have suffered a fracture of his collar bone, as a result of his fall at the time that Murray. McCoy and Hein-iscli also went down. He was removed to a local hospital, where lie will remain for several days. Jockey King sustained an injury this morning Mhile exercising Ground-Swell and had to cancel his riding engagements. L. Gentry is laid up with an infected leg, the result of Kings knocking him down last week. Gentry paid no heed to the bruise, considering it trivial, but examination yesterday disclosed it had become infected and the doctors ordered him to keep off his feet as much as possible for a while, or it may result in the loss of his leg.

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