Summerlike Weather: Responsible for Big Crowd and Enjoyable Days Sport.; Dudley First After Sparkling Duel With Infinite--Williams Bros. Uncover Crack Juvenile., Daily Racing Form, 1924-05-06


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i [ i I ! i SUMMERLIKE WEATHER — e Responsible for Big Crowd and Enjoyable Days Sport. « ■ Dudley First After Sparkling Duel With Infinite — Williams Bros. Uncover Crack Juvenile. ♦ — « LEXINGTON, Ky.. May 5— Some of the most enjoyable racing of the present meeting resulted this afternoon because of the summerlike weather prevailing. It was responsible for bringing to the track one of the largest crowds that has viewed the sport this spring. There was improvement in the fields that funished the contests. In addition to being of larger size than has been the rule in most cases this spring, it also brought to the post better class ones of even caliber. Only three of the races had claiming clauses. In the Crab Orchard Purse at three-quarters Infinite and Dudley, a pair of sprinting cracks, made their debut for 1924 and furnished a rousing battle, with the Camden- owned colt triumphant over Frederick Johnsons representative. The pair, accompanied by Dayman, were leaders from the start, but at the stretch turn, where Payman and Dudley were ridden wide, it appeared as if Infinite would be a handy winner, but Dudley came resolutely in the final eighth and wore down the leaders in the closing strides. Corinth, also finishing gamely, passed Payman for third place. The Paris Furso, the sixth on the pro- gram, was exclusively for three-year-olds and its running furnished a surprise when Delectable, one of the outsiders, ridden cleverly by L. McDermott, outstayed Happy Top, with Rrilliant Cast finishing in third place. King ONeill II., Mah Jong, Dazzler and Kitty Troxell were the favored ones in the race, but with the exception of the last named, which McCoy kept far out of it, they ceased to be factors in the hard drive and retired badly in the last eighth. Williams Brothers uncovered what looks like a possible crack in Reputation, winner of the second race. She won by a wide margin after having led for the entire way, but Smallwood never ceased riding her out and though live lengths in the lead in the stretch applied the whip vigorously with the it suit that she swerved repeatedly. She | ran the distance in :53*s, one fifth second slower than the track record made by "a-lisse. Son of Tromp, under hard riding, succeeded in landing second place from the last coining Million. lierrk a surprise. The opener furnished an upset by the victory of the outsider Pierre, carrying the Mose Lowensteia colors. She came with a great rush under Pools energetic ride and got up to outstay Auntie Millin. Sister Jo-sella finished in third place. Another long priced winner came in the third race at a mile and a sixteenth which attracted a field of twelve, with Sands of Pleasure the one mostly favored and British I Diner also coming in for vast attention. , Cautious and Stone Age fought it out la strenuous style all during the stretch with Cautious just managing to win. Stone Age teat British Liner for second place. Cream Puff finally made good. She had 1 ten a strong contender in all her previous starts, but just missed the victory. Today she reversed and figured on the winning end, beating home Rothermel and Elizabeth K. This race brought to the post some well-M garded youngsters. The concluding race, at a mile and a quarter, fell to Kirklevington after a bard drive. Kirklex ington was lucky to win. He was far from best today and had Attorney, which finished second, been given a strong ride at ! the end, the result might have been different. Todays honorary stewards were General Roger Williams and Walter S. Paine. Norseland has been sold privately by E. Cebrian to H. Oots.

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