Outstanding Feature: Success of Laveen and Novice Rider Big Surprise at Lexington.; Young Negro Jockey R. Fisher, Victorious on His First Appearance in a Race., Daily Racing Form, 1924-05-03


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OUTSTANDING FEATURE ♦ Success of Laveen and Novice Rider Big Surprise at Lexington. + Young Negro Jockey R. Fisher, Victorious on his First Appearance in a Race. LKXINGTON. Ky.. May 2.— The result in the "ynthiana three-quarters purse furnished an outstanding feature of the present meeting when Laveen, an extreme outsider, ridden by II. Fisher, a colored apprentice under contract to H. Oots. and having a mount in a race for the first time, flashed home a winner from Ton-Loo and Alice Blue Gown, with throe others composing the field following. The race was easily the feature of an ordinary card provided this afternoon. Ten-Lec and Alice Illue Clown were supposed to have the race between them and partisans of both supported their opinion freely and confidently. Laveen was the extreme outsider and engaged but little attention. Any chance she was supposed to have was considered nullified on account of her inexperienced rider. He furnished equally as much surprise through his clever riding of the filly as she did in scoring. ISKS GOOD JUDGMENT. He kept her well up with the leaders in the early part and held to Ton-I-.ee tenaciously during the stretch. Iool was resorting to all the tricks he was capable to shake off the menace, but the novice showed exceptional confidence and nursed his mount like a veteran with the result that she steadily mpt up and passed Ton-Lee in the last few strides. Alice Blue Jown, after seemingly sulking in the early stages, decided to extend herself, but near the end again sulked.. An unusual demonstration greeted the little Mack boy on his return to the scales in which owners and trainers led. lie is popular with owners and is regarded as one of the best i xiTiise boys on Kentucky traeks. Clear mother and an improving track contributed to make the racing enjoyable and was also responsible for a banner attendance witnessing the sport. Williams Bros, carried off the honors with a double during the afternoon with their Opulent and Napoo. Both wore ridden by B. Sm.illwood and enjoyed favoritism. They led in their respective races from the start and w.ro well under restraint at the finish. IV TTal Price Hoadby success continues and High Water was the contributor of a purs.- for Mm this afternoon at this track. Ih Its victory came in the second race, in which be m.t juveniles, and he was favored by good racing luck t lead homo Son of Tr imp. The latter was a sufferer by Interference; which was mainly the cause of his defeat Blm, a strongly fancied one, finished in third piaee. DOLH1.I I OR S. T. BAXTER. S. T. Baxter and jockey J. Katon figured also extensively in the afternoons proceedings, lfis Finday in the opener won and his recently acejnJred Iaul jffwm was triumphant in the closing dash. Iaul MiCOU, b cause of iloubt as to his ability to go a mile and an eighth, found little favor among the puhlie, but Bat** hustled him into the had aooa after the st.irt and the horse, racing in his best form, and improved over his last st.irt. won for the entire way and had a bit in r.-serve at the ,n,l. Walnut Hall, strongly urRd, finished in second place, with the favorite, Kirklovington, in third place. Fmdays itory was an easy one. She ■on i Into the lend soon after the start and ■ Id not have to l e urged much at any stage to keep In the van and beat My Valet and Stone Ace, Opulent was making his first start this year and there was some doubt as to his f.t ness. but he dispell d that when he L ok the load soon aft-r the -tart and maintained an even pace t stay in front all the way. Ku-nioe Bailey, with a light impost, finish d in se.ond place and British Liner finished third. Napoo al-o led from the start. He b Kin well arid shook off Loyal I ick when the lat-ter Challenged stoutly in the stretch. Hullo was third after a hard effort to shake Off the others. little Jimmy, a farmer winner at the meeting and held t day at a short price, won from a bend t ordinary youngsters that started in the sixth race. Irish La. o. c iming with a rush, got second place and Glory was given third. W.lilatn Hondas and Tom Brown arrived today from l.atoma. They will do missionary work for the Omaha mooting, which ..pony May ill and at which Hondas will have charge * f the mutueis, and Brown win serve as clerk of the scales.

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