Fortunate Marshall Bros.: Win Two Good Races with Rep and Prince K.; Clark Handicap to Be Decided Today, with Noted Racers Named to Start., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-20


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FORTUNATE MARSHALL BROS Win i wo Good Races with Rep and Prince K Clark Handicap to Be Decided To ¬ day with Noted Racers Named to Start BY J L DBMPSEY DBMPSEYLOUISVILL13 LOUISVILL13 Ky May 19 Marshall Bros represented by Rep and Prince K fig ¬ ured in two winning performances this aft ¬ ernoon the double being scored in successive races in the two outstanding contests of an otherwise ordinary card The reason for the absence of stars from racing this afternoon was due to the freakish track conditions Jt was rough and heavy in the stretch and parts of the backstretch but in the chuto it was bone dry as indicated by the three quarters in 111 yB that Dorothy Buckrier recorded in the early running of the mile dash dashDespite Despite the cold weather another generous attendance was on hand to view the racing Those who were speculatively inclined par ¬ ticularly those who have a preference for favorites fared in the best fashion they have this spring as choices were successful without interruption interruptionA A mile and a sixteenth handicap under claiming conditions and having a purse valuo of 1700 was regarded as the headiiner and Rep a former winner here showed the way to six other fairly high rated platers lead Ing them from the start and winning with much speed in reserve Blarney Stone fin ¬ ished second and Frank W third In hia present good form Rep is a tough proposition for the best of platers in these parts to tackle Zoeller had him under restraint for the entire race racePrince Prince 1C which has had a strenuous cam ¬ paign since the early winter and had been a frequent victor at New Orleans as well as at Lexington and here again showed his heels to a good band of youngsters that competed with him for the purso in the sixth race He began well and at once raced into a long lead which stood him well when Dan E OJ3ullivan and Larchmont began a press ¬ ing stretch challenge Larchmont was going well when approaching the first turn but suddenly Connelly eased him back entailing a loss of ground for the colt The rider rode the colt hard in the stretch but he could never overtake the leading pair pairLADY LADY ASTORS FINE RACE RACEThe The outstanding performance of the after ¬ noon likewise the closest finish came in tho mile dash in which Lady Astor making her first start since her finishing second in the Cuban Derby got the verdict over Doro ¬ thy Buckner in the last stride after a hard drive that lasted for tho entire length of the stretch The 1 39 for the mile was re ¬ garded as sensational in view of the heavy going It was not so sensational when it is considered that the chute was fast and a full halfmile straightaway was run over iL Doro ¬ thy Buckner was the early leader with Dol ¬ ores her closest follower and Lady Astor third many lengths off Owens on the pace ¬ maker was pressing her hard and when tha rough going was reached she was ready to wilt but continued on gamely and near the end gave Lady Astor which was gaining in steady fashion a resolute battle the de ¬ cision going to Lady Astor There was some dissent from the placing some thinking that Dorothy Buckner had just lasted lastedThe The success of favorites began in the Ini ¬ tial race when Glyn carrying tho colors of Gallaher Brothers earned them their first purse of the meeting when she led for tho entire way and outstayed Birdie G and Lady Delhi DelhiTHIRTEEN THIRTEEN FOR THE CLARK CLARKThirteen Thirteen were named through tho entry box for the Clark Handicap which will have its fortyeighth renewal tomorrow afternoon It was instituted the same year as the Ken ¬ tucky Derby being run as the Clark Stakes until 1901 when it was changed to a handi ¬ cap capBarring Barring further rain the track should bo in good condition for tomorrows racing racingSuperintendent Superintendent Tom Young put a crew of laborers to work on it immediately after the last race and they will resume their task early tomorrow tomorrowThis This will mark the first running of the Clark Handicap over the distance of one and oneeighth miles In previous years It was at one and onesixteenth miles Its value likewise will show an increase this year as an additional 2500 was added to It by the Kentucky Jockey Club ClubP P J Kelly wellknown Chicago sportsman concluded arrangements with Kirk Harring ¬ ton of the Florlsant Stable for the transfer of Jockey Kennedys contract

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