Ladies Day at Columbus: Charette Captures Feature Race on Beulah Park Program-Jockey Hutton Injured., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-23


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LADIES DAY AT COLUMBUS Charette Captures Feature Race on Beulah Park Program — Jockey Hutton Injured. COLUMBUS, Ohio. April 22.— Charette. racing for the H. E. Brown Stock Farm Stable, accounted for the Ladies Purse, the fourth and feature race at Beulah Park this afternoon. The Star Hawk filly was closely pressed by Mr. Plaid in the early stages, but opened up a safe lead after half the journey and won with considerable to spare. Following his usual slow beginning. Press Gang gained steadily and easily disposed of Mr. Plaid in the final drive for second place. A cold wind swept the course, the sky was heavily clouded, but despite the unfavorable conditions a good crowd was on hand, the Ladies Day turn-out helping to swell the attendance considerably. The track was fast for the first time during the meeting. Accidents marred the sport somewhat, for after racing in a contending position for more than half the distance in the third race, Betty Craig tripped when in close quarters and unseated jockey H. Hutton. The lad suffered a fractured skull and was unconscious when removed to Mount Carmel Hospital in Columbus.

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