Purse Day At Louisville: No Stars in Action, but Good Racing Is Provided.; Main Race Declared off and a Substitute Furnished--Janku Wins for Chicago Owner., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-27


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PURSE DAY AT L001SYILIE No Stars in Action but Good Rac ¬ ing Is Provided Main Race Declared Off and a Substitute Furnished Janku Wins for Chicago Owner BY J L DEMPSEY DEMPSEYLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky May 2G Churchill Downs patrons this afternoon were treated to an offday offering but it was productive of some spirited racing several of the fin ¬ ishes being of a thrilling variety A hard rain in the night had put the track in a bad way this morning and prospects of it con ¬ tinuing so during the afternoon caused sev ¬ eral of the owners with starters In the in ¬ tended feature race to seek permission to be excused from filling the engagement result ¬ ing in the already Scantily filled race being riddled This necessitated its being declared off and a new race substituted The substi ¬ tute was for the ordinary grade ones and it furnished an upset in the victory of Daddy Wolf a neglected one that even did not ap ¬ peal to his owner who according to reports had a substantial wager on Aph the favorite but a dire disappointment which failed of getting a part of the purse Warsaw landing in second place with Pictor third McGarvey Lewis claimed Aph at a cost of 1900 1900BANTER BANTER ATTRACTS ATTENTION ATTENTIONThe The much heralded Banter which has worked sensational trials and outlooks any youngster in these parts made his debut in the sixth race and he was the cynosure of a big gallery who displayed marked interest in his appearance He received extensive backing and finally went to the post at odds on with the speedy Sweetheart second choice and the Jones entry next in demand Banter acted green and when the start came dwelt slightly but it was fatal in this instance for Miss Cerina and Sweetheart beat him away and dominated the running for the entire race Sweetheart ultimately scoring in easy style Her victory would not have been so decisive but for Martins action in forcing Pool to take Miss Cerina back just after rounding the first turn when he rode close This gave Sweetheart a good lead but In the last eighth Martin roused her to keep her in front of the fast going Miss Cerina Ban ¬ ter raced wide and it contributed to his de ¬ feat Pie will show improvement on this showing with more racing racingF F J Kelleys Janku making his initial start of the year made his debut an auspi ¬ cious one by taking the first race in a close fit with Birdie G the favorite and Way ¬ ward Lady The trio were fully extended at the finish and driving hard hardWadsworths Wadsworths Iast was the second favorite to go down His defeat came in the second race and he was headed by Countess which raced by him in the last sixteenth Lady Longfellow headed the others in third place placeBARRACUDA BARRACUDA WINS EASILY EASILYJake Jake Greenberg scored his first purse of the meeting when his Barracuda led an or ¬ dinary band home in the mile race third on the card Barracuda was favorite and won easily Bred at Home was the runner up here placeSister just outstaying Hamet for second place Sister Josclla captured the purse in the fourth race bringing together a band of fillies She showed the most speed from tho start but at the end barely managed to outstay Anna Tod with Punta Gorcla press ¬ ing them bloth closely and going tho fastest fastestThe The concluding race found Alex Jr again figuring in a winning performance after he had appeared hopelessly beaten Wick ford was far out in front and Alex Jr in last place at the halfmile ground but closed the immense gap with an electric rush and wore the leader down in the last eighth Wickford held the others safe for second place placeJockey Jockey C Studer was suspended for ten days by the stewards for rough riding in the third race raceJ J S Ownbey will ship his five horses to Latonia next Wednesday WednesdayBob Bob Shannon trainer and part owner of Deadlock will in the future look after jockey A Wilsons mounts mountsMartha Martha Fallen and Sympathy owned by H W Moore Jr were withdrawn today be ¬ cause of the death of his father who was the owner of the Mere Hill Stud near Lex ¬ ington Ky The elder Moore owned McGee sire of Exterminator Firebrand Honorable and other good horses horsesCarl Carl Wcidemann has purchased Wickford from II McGarvey and ho ran In his new owners interests in the seventh race today todayPercy Percy Bailey was a belated arrival from Havana where he was connected with the Cuba American Jockey and Auto Club throughout the winter

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