Fair Phantoms Good Form: Runs a Fast Mile and Wins Without Any Trouble.; Dr. Clark Defeats Centimeter and Other Flyers--Two Races to Montfort Jones., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-17


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FAIR PHANTOMS GOOD FORM Runs a Fast Mile and Wins With ¬ out Any Trouble Dr Clark Defeats Centimeter and andOther Other Flyers Two Eaces to toMontfort Montfort Jones BY J L DEMPSET DEMPSETLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ivy May 16 Racin the highest order was witnessed by another big throng at Churchill Downs under most perfect conditions In some of the dashea cracks of the better grade took part and tha finishes in most cases found two or more engaged in desperate struggles strugglesThe The six and a half furlongs handicap for a purse of 1800 held most interest and brought about a fast and spirited race Mosa Goldblatts Dr Clark ultimately winding up the winner a scant length in advance of Centimeter with Neddam in third place Dr Clark showed an extra good performance for he had to carry the brunt of the battle from the start Courtship measuring strides with him in tenacious style for threeeighths and Neddam taking up the running where Courtship left off Neddam was disposed of an eighth from the finish but at this juncture H E Coleman and Centimeter loomed up with menacing challenges That of H E Coleman was short lived but Cen ¬ timeter kept doggedly to his task and at one point succeeded in getting his head in front of the Goldblatt representative Dr Clark however responded excellently to Connellys severe call and steadily drew away in the last seventy yards yardsMontfort Montfort Jones had designs on three races and was successful In two Old Top proving the disappointing one The double waa achieved by Miss Cerina and Fair Phantom It was the latters threeyearold debut and a highly successful one it was for she cov ¬ ered a mile in 1 37 with ease displaying all her oldtime speed and leading from the start She was accompanied for the first part of the race by Chattorton but in the last eighth Precious Lula was the one to furnish the contention Fair Phantom en ¬ joyed overwhelming favoritism and she never gave her supporters much concern concernMISS MISS CERDTAS FAST EACH EACHMiss Miss Cerina was opposed by some highly regarded youngsters and she showed a speedy performance being also aided in her victory by good racing luck She was clear of in ¬ terference whereas Larchmont was a suf ¬ ferer from it to some extent likewise was True American It came soon after the start when the scramble came for positions while going to the turn Larchmont and True American were forced back leaving Miss Cerina and Patrician the leaders Miss Ce ¬ rina held well to her task and shook off Pa ¬ trician but was joined by True American and Larchmont in the last eighth In the drivo that followed Miss Cerina came un ¬ flinchingly and managed to win by a scant length with Larchmont just getting up to outstay True American Earl Pool on tha winner rode one of the best races that he has ridden this year yearThe The mile and a quarter dash found a well matched band of platers meeting and it en ¬ abled Lady Lillian to win from Wadswortha Last with Pirate McGee in third place The winner began slowly and was ridden wide for the entire race but she wore her opponents down steadily and taking the lead drew away in the last eighth Huon which had been the early leader quit badly after reach ¬ ing the stretch stretchFourteen Fourteen maidens tried conclusions in the opening race and it proved an easy affair for Castlereagh the favorite to win from Be Good with Bojul heading the others Tha winner ran like a good colt despite his de ¬ layed graduation into the ranks of the win HTEGA3T FINALLY STAKES GOOD GOODMegan Megan which in two preceding races might have won under better riding finally made good when she finished in advance of Stone ¬ wall in the concluding race with Oo La La in third place placeJakie Jakie Hay furnished the upset in the sixth race which ho won after a sharp drive from Hughes Graham and Old Top Hughes Gra ¬ ham was slightly more in favor than Old Top and for a good period flattered exten ¬ sively but Garner kept at Jakio Hay persist ¬ ently and was rewarded in the last seventy yards in having his mount pass the leader leaderThe The diminutive W Pool had a close escapa from serious injury in tho opener when astrido Vulcanora the threeyearold maiden filly carrying tho colors of J P Nichols Sho was running in cyclonic style when she cither ran upon the heels of another starter Continued on twelfth pa c PAIR PHANTOMS GOOD FORM Continued from first pace or stumbled and fell heavily Pool was carried off the track unconscious and tliore were misgivings when ha was brought to the emergency hospital but he regained con ¬ sciousness later A minute examination showed that beyond numerous contusions on his body and a badly bruised temple he was uninjured He will however have to be inactive for some days on account of the shaking up and bruises he sustained sustainedT T W Montjoy of Newcastle Pa Is the latest addition to the ranks of owners and today bought Be Good American Boy and Bit of Green to form tho nucleus of a stable that he is gathering French Brooks has been engaged as trainer trainerJefferson Jefferson Livingston departed for Chicago last night but will return next Saturday to witness the running of the Clark Handicap in which his recently purchased Firebrand will measure strides with Exterminator and Boniface BonifaceFrank Frank J Kelley is negotiating for the serv ¬ ices of jockey B Kennedy to ride for him this year yearGeorge George Arvin contemplates shipping his horses to Canada to race

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