Auntie May At Last: Takes the Jefferson Park Feature Race from Elmer K.; Fine Attendance to View some Well Contested Races--Best Pal to Be Rested., Daily Racing Form, 1923-02-21


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AUNTIE MAY AT LAST Takes the Jefferson Park Feature Race from Elmer K Fine Attendance to View Some Well Contested Races Best Pal to Be Rested NEW ORLEANS La February 20 C T Worthingtons useful marc Auntie May again figured in a spirited duel in which she came out victress to triumph by a nose over El mer K in the five and a half furlongs handicap that served as the outstanding race of todays Jefferson Park program Seven started in the race with Elmer K and Auntie May joint favorites Elmer K at the outsit showed the most speed but was closely attended by Hidden Jewel which suddenly showed a recoery of speed in spite of being ridden by the inexperienced Costello Hidden Jewel continued pressing Elmer K hard and was in the main responsible for his weak finish and enabled the steadygoing but wideracing Auntie May to wear him down and win in the last stride Hidden Jewel tired badly in the last sixteenth anil was displaced in the final strides by the fastcoming Barracuda BarracudaSummer Summer temperature weather was again present and it contributed materially to bring out the full racing strength in these parts They witnessed some excellent sport fea ¬ tured by several close finishes The favorites fared fairly well from a betting standpoint most of the fortythree layers reporting a loss at the close of the afternoon afternoonIn In the cheaper races the limit number of starters went to the post and ran closely grouped for the entire race raceTHIULL THIULL FOK SPECTATORS SPECTATORSThe The introductory scramble furnished added interest in the fact that Irene Walton ridden by E Harbourne was suddenly out of the race when coming through the stretch She dropped in a heap and lay as if dead The rider too appeared lifeless and was carried off the track to the temporary hospital with ¬ out a sign of animation Irene Walton after a time recovered and rose to her feet her fall having been due to exhaustion because of a bad hemmorhage Harbourne after a long period finally regained consciousness and showed no injury beyond a shaking up and the shock to his system The race was won by Panasain which got up in the last few strides to beat Amelia S and Juno JunoChester Chester Applegates Orcus showed a return of good form in the second race and won after being forced to sustain a hard drive to outgame the fast gaining The Peruvian Theo at good odds landed in third place Whalebone Green Gold and Ablaze all non stayers but having plenty of betting support quit after they had been contenders for half of the race May Roberts had little difficulty in accounting for the third race in which she was a slight favorite over Little Ammie The latter appeared sore when going to tho post and ran in keeping with her condition The contender was Belgian Queen which showed the most speed until overhauled by May Roberts Grace Daugherty landed in third place placeIX IX PINE FETTLE FETTLEKewpie Kewpie ONeil which in a previous race showed he was short was in fine fettle this afternoon and led throughout the fifth race for which Bridesman was made the favorite Bridesman gave up the chase in the stretch and succumbed near the end for second place to Plucky The bad post acting Win neconne wheeled at the start and was vir ¬ tually left at the post postJ J H Baiter surprised himself by winning his first purse of the winter when the fre ¬ quently disapponiting Slanderer coming with a rush in the stretch outstayed Rupee Kennmare the early leader landed in third place Al Steblcr the favorite ran a bad race and was never a contender contenderS S Louis has added Ettahe and Feodor to his stable having acquired them by private purchase this morning from W Cahill Tho latter intends leaving the ranks of owners on account of failing health Jockey F Sharpe has been ordered to re turn to Lexington by his contract employer Howard Oots OotsBest Best Pal will not be started again this winter his owner Sam Ilolman deciding to rest him until the Kentucky opening openingBunga Bunga Buck is back in training again and will probably be started during the latter part of the meeting meetingL L J Carey has purchased Bill and Coo rind Betty J Bill and Coo will be turned over to him tomorrow She will race for Lloyd Gentrys interest interestC C C Wright bought Saisie at private terms this morning and turned her over to C n Anderson to train trainB B Chapman Frank Farr and L A Scrcgni shipped this morning to Bowie where their horses will be rested until the opening of tho racing there thereAl Al Stebler was claimed by G Peterson from the last race at a cost of 2000

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