Record Maker High Cloud: Reduces Restigouches Longstanding American Mark.; Louisville Favorites Prove Deceitful, but the Racing is High Class Throughout., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-23


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RECORD MAKER HIGH CLOUD Reduces Restigouches Long ¬ standing American Mark Louisville Favorites Prove De ¬ ceitful but the Racing Is High Class Throughout BY J L DEMPSET DEMPSETLOUISVTLLE LOUISVTLLE Ky May 22 Displaying a performance that has been unequaled from a time standpoint on the American turf John Lowes fleet High Cloud gained a spectacu ¬ lar triumph over Mose Goldblatts Dr Clark in the feature race at the infrequent seven an a half furlongs distance Both racers were extended to their utmost with jockeys Garner and Connelly respectively astride High Cloud and Dr Clark putting into effect their best riding skill The pair had domi ¬ nated the running from the start with High Cloud showing the most early speed but with Dr Clark holding to his flank in tenacious style High Cloud benefited by an inner rail position which enabled him to save much ground on the turns Dr Clark had to race a trifle wide but he ranged alongside the leader in the last eighth and came within a head of taking the lead But strive as hu might that was as close as he could get to High Cloud and the finish found the pair separated by tliat margin Minto II was in close proximity to the pair at the finish and going the fastest There were five start ¬ ers in the race but the other two never fig ¬ ured seriously The time of the race 1 30 marks a new American record for the dis ¬ tance The former mark held by Restigouche and made at Belmont Park May 2i 1908 while carrying 107 pounds was 1 31 High Clouds performance this afternoon was a vastly superior one for High Cloud carried US equal weight with Dr Clark ClarkFITE FITE STRAIGHT FOR HOLD ME MEHigh High Cloud was not the only member in the John Lowe establishment to figure in a win ¬ ning performance for the consistent Hold i Me made it a double Incidentally It marked the fifth successive winning performance for Hold Me since the Kentucky racing was in ¬ augurated this year Hold Me ran as it much the best and only had to gallop unex tended for most of the mile race to earn the brackets Dartmoor was her closest pursuer at the finish with Wapiti just outfinishins Tomahoi for third place placeFavorite Favorite backers received a bad set back during the afternoon successful choices being extremely elusive Their downfall was in ¬ augurated by the failure o Precious Lula In her case there were extenuating circum ¬ stances Garner gave her a ride that was a casa of repeated blunders with the result that the Baker filly had scant chance to run at her best until reaching the stretch but meantime Martha Fallen had gained such a long lead that her victory was practically assured long before the last eighth of tho six and onehalf furlongs had been covered Precious Lula landed in second place with Bill and Coo third Another outstanding choice went down in the second dash when the firsttime starter Kindred a flashy look ¬ ing daughter of Jack Atkin Sister beat Oui Oui home by a nose after a hard and well sustained drive driveDr Dr Rao had the call over the ordinary band of platers that tried conclusions in the third race but the Doctor was late in arriv ¬ ing and as a matter of fact unheeded tha call of the diminutive Studer It left Cut Up and Countess to fight it out for the main portions of the purse the former winning with Wadsworths Last in third place FULL SLOON HOME FIRST FIRSTHughes Hughes Graham was considered to be best of the youngsters that started in the fifth race but again the talent met disappoint ¬ ment for in the final drive Full Spoon won from Anna Tod with the favorite in third place There was soijie crowding soon after tiie start and particularly on the first turn Poppyo and Hughes Graham both being sufferers J F Francis on Athlete was charged with being the offender and was suspended by the stewards for ten days daysUncertain Uncertain John S Reardon furnished the outstanding upset of the afternoon when he led for the entire mile and a sixteenth race and beat Walnut Hall home in a hard drive Undo Velo taking third John S Rear dons success enabled the Montfort Jones stable to win a double Full Spoon having won previously previouslyIdeal Ideal racing conditions again contributed to a banner attendance being on hand to view the sport Betting also was on a par with the former big days daysT T T ICavanaugh and Charles Sullivan of the Chicago Athletic Association who hava been here as the guests of Charles F Grain ¬ ger since Derby day departed for their Continued oa twelfth page RECORD MAKER HIGH CLOUD Continued from first page homes In Chicago ChicagoCol Col John P Sullivan a factor in Louisiana politics and stanch friend of racing was among todays visitors en route to New Or ¬ leans from French Lick Springs where he had been in attendance on the session of the Grand Lodge of the Elks ElksJockey Jockey Mack Garner returned to the sad ¬ dle this afternoon showing no ill effects from his fall on Needy NeedyJockey Jockey H Gray was badly burned by an explosion of an automobile intake pipe in a radiator radiatorBit Bit of white was excused from starting in the fourth race on account of lameness lamenessJames James Oliver Jr and his wife motored from South Bend Ind to witness todays racing racingJockey Jockey J Francis was suspended for ten days for rough riding in the fifth race raceGeneral General manager Matt J Winn departed today for New York where he will linger until Thursday ThursdayB B A Hickman has sent his Nancy Wyatt which camo out of her last start in a bad way to his farm near Louisville where she will be retired to the stud studJ J C Milam came over from Lexington this morning to witness the running of the Clark Handicap He announced that Mojave died yesterday as a result of the burns he re ¬ ceived in the disastrous fire that wiped out his own and J N Camdens racing strings At present Mr Milam has six horses headed by Merle Mr Camden only has one horse to carry his colors in the filly by Light Brigade Satin which has been named Chalmette ChalmetteUpon Upon the report of steward Leonard that jockey F Smith cut sharply across the others in the second race and impeded several of the starters Smith was suspended for ten days daysTrainer Trainer Wayland after cooling out Exter ¬ minator departed for the W S Kilmer Sun Briar Court near Binghampton N T His mission there is to look over some of the other Kilmerowned horses that are intended for racing H T Griffin will saddle Dinah meur Monday

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