Platers Consolation Day: Horses Beaten at Lexington Given a Chance at Farewell Money, Daily Racing Form, 1921-10-29


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PLATERS CONSOLATION DAY . , . I Horses Beaten at Lexington Given a Chance at Farewell Money. i t Omnipotent Wins the Main Race All- the. Way Big Crowd Ex- j "pected This Afternoon. r r I i LEXIXGTOX, Ky., October 28. Todays race of- foring was of a cousolntion order, enabling non- f winners and I ho more ordinary onc. to earn purses. The raring enthusiasts here were unmindful of it 1 and the attendance Mas on a par with the best midweek crowds. The racing was wholesome, willi the finishes spirited and eliciting much enthusiasm. Backers of favorites had a profitable afternoon, most of the .shorter-priced ones being returned win- 1 tiers;. The,- best race, if feature it could be called, was 1 the fjfth. for two-year-olds. It. bad a purse of ,2flp and was won by Omnipotent, which raced up to tile form of her last start and led the other-; eleven from the start to win with ease. Pindar Peel., finishing in second place, with Uncle Sonny ,f coupled with Mont joy as the Montfort Jones entry, in third place. In the opener a dozen of all ages answered the call with Mellora the one most in public esteem and she won without much difficulty, bavins held sway from . the ntart, Doric being her closest pursuer all, "the way, with Port Light managing to striiggie home in third place before the others. T. .McDowells Tulallp" accounted for the "purse in theseconrt race in which a dozen two-year -olds , met. ,Mis Orestwood landed in second place and Winding-.Tiirpiigh:, grouped with others in the field, finished third Tulalip was extensively backed and j ruled the favorite. Aji unwieldy band of maidens, three years old and 1 oyer, clashed in the third race and it developed into one of the best finishes of the meeting, Montfort Jones Bermont getting up in the last stride to overtake Louis Adair after a spirited last eighth i drive,- Doyle landing third. Treacy and Walkers Dancing Spray, which has i been racing only ordinarily in most recent attempts, proved best in the fourth race, in which only four started, with Rep the favorite. Any chance lie ; might have hade was practically destroyed by the ! sharp punishment that Pool administered immediately after, the start, as it caused him to refuse to i extend himself fully. Dancing Spray wore Plus i 11 tra down- in -the first half mile and took the lend, , but was being rapidly overhauled at the end by the John Lowe representative. ANOTHER WIN FOR G. M. HENDRIE. George M. Ilendries colors were carried to , victqry in the sixth race by Sagamook, which was ; only a trifle less in esteem than Tharon. The ; latter was hard ridden from the start and offered I the winner stubborn contention near the end, but t Sagamook finished the fastest. Tharon had to be . extended fully to outstay British Maid for second j place.- The concluding dash brought the only outstanding . upset of the afternoon and war, furnished when j Countess, ah extreme outsider, won easily from i BojuI, with the favorite, Marse John, barely lasting . long enough to finish in third place. Countes3 3 .showed ,fine speed from the start and after passing . Marse John, which measured strides successfully . with her in the early running, had no difficulty . in the stretch racing. Bond finishing in second 1 placiv due to Marse John swerving out from the 2 inner rail in the last sixteenth. Jockey J. McCoy will accompany Pat Knebel-kamp to Xew Orleans and ride some of his horses a there. Jockey P. Weiner will accompany G. II. Keene e to Cuba and ride the Keene Bros. horses next t winfer at Havana. Cain and Sanford secured Marse John by the claiming- route from the last race at a cost of j Governor Edwin P. Morrow was among todays s visitors and enjoyed the racing. Extensive preparations are under way to take e care; of the lug crowd tomorrow, which will witness s lite running of the Lexington Cup and bid farewell 1 to racing for the year. With good weather, -which is now in prospect, , the record attendance of the meeting will be on i hand. " SAME OFFICIALS AT NEW ORLEANS. G, D. Bryan, Jr., and T. J. OHara, both interested in the Bowie track and the Jefferson Park lj course in New Orleans, were among todays visitors . and departed tonight for Baltimore. While e here they made known to the horsemen some of their plans for Jefferson Park. They also announced . that practically the same officials who o served last winter will again be in charge at Jefferson . Park. The Colonels Lady has been sold by Allen Au-buclion . to II. T. Oxuard. Montjoy, Cap Rock. Uncle Sonny, Billy Star and j Lieut. Colonel, that J. C. Milam has been training U this year for Montfort Jones, will be shipped to Churchill Downs and be wintered under Kay y Spences supervision. Charles Lonsdale was advised today of the arrival . of the Havana special in Cuba and that all U the horses shipped landed in good condition. AI Farrow eight horses and the four that J. J. Holtman yill campaign next winter were shipped j to Tijuana this afternoon. The Tan Dusens ship twelve to Tijuana next t Sunday. J. Curl contemplates getting away with lj his car of horses next Tuesday. They will albo o be raced at Tijuana. Dominant has been .returned from Oklahoma by Williams Bros, and be will make this stud season the Harry Payne Whitney farm, near here. T. J. Hnyes has turned out Hamburg Lad and Palette, which he was training for Harry Payne Whitney. Startle was insured this morning for 5,000 for iter owners account. Wild Flower was claimed out of the first race by A. L. Griggs at a cost of ,500.

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