Hydromel Sparkles: J. N. Camdens Star Three-Year-Old Scores Impressively.; Proves Superior to Rivals in Watterson Lane Purse--Flying Cloud to the Fore., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-24


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HYDROMEL SPARKLES J N Camdens Star ThreeYear Old Scores Impressively Proves Superior to Rivals in Wat Watterson terson Lane Purse Flying FlyingCloud Cloud to the Fore LOUISVILLE Ky May 23 Hydromel star of the J N Camden Stable and which ran fourth in the Kentucky Derby this aft ¬ ernoon returned to competition for the first time since his fine Derby performance to account for the Watterson Lane Purse at one mile and a sixteenth which was the principal attraction of the Churchill Downs program Hydromels win was brought about without a display of the colts real prowess as he reached the finish running against the stout restraint of W Garner and at no time during the running was called upon for anything like his best speed At the finish he led the G Collins Needa by two lenghts the latter gamely outstaying Canaan by a neck for second Four others participated and among the quartet was Sixty which jockey Garner permitted to make the pace for fiveeighths after Hydromel raced around the Gardner threeyearold threeyearoldGarner Garner saved much ground for the winner at the first turn where he sent him through on the inside of Nedda and Canaan until the big son of Light Brigade Honey Dew was right in back of Sixty as they turned into the back stretch It is doubtful if as much as a cluck from Garner was necessary to keep Hydromel racing along on the out ¬ side of the pacemaker and when ready he easily took the lead leadNcdda Ncdda which raced very wide during the entire race finished courageously under hustling tactics to save second place for which Canaan made a determined but vain bid their fight for the placing aroused spirited enthusiasm enthusiasm11AIX 11AIX AXD WINDSTORM WINDSTORMFollowing Following the running of tne feature race a severe rain and wind storm visited this section and the rain swirled in every direc ¬ tion by the high wind drove the big Monday crowd under shelter The sixth race a claiming handicap at one mile and seventy yards and which went the way of the con ¬ sistent and improving Flying Cloud was run when the storm was at its height Great clouds of dust partially shielded the horses from view as they made their way down the back stretch and around the upper turns turnsThis This was the secondary feature and Fly Ing Clouds victory was similar to his two previous winning performances here He won with speed in reserve from David L while Parole II took third place placeCharles Charles Robinson making his first start for L B Draun who purchased the youngster Saturday was the winner of the opening race which brought out eleven ordi ¬ nary twoyearolds under claiming condi ¬ tions The winner raced from behind with a rush in the stretch outstaying Nine Dollars and Cross Play The latter was the pacemaker up to the final sixteenth Trydor followed Cross Play to the stretch but she tired fast in the final eighth eighthFifteen Fifteen maiden threeyearolds and over started in the second race at one mile The race resulted in an easy victory for Marshal Ney which led almost from the start My Sunnylan was second and Infatuation third The race was attended by a spectacular run ¬ away the filly Queen Olivia unseating W Garner as she hurdled the fence at the end of the mile chute and later dodged a big squad of stable hands handsAfter After being captured she returned to the barrier and ran a creditable race Busy Day the pronounced choice was the disappoint ¬ ment here hereANOTHER ANOTHER FOR LUCKY DRIFT DRIFTLucky Lucky Drift added another purse to her seasons earnings when she won the third race Her success marked her departure from the Bell Stable as C H Trotter claimed her but of the race Lucky Drift raced in her best form and it did not re ¬ quire anything like her former efforts to lead for the full distance distanceShe She passed the finish almost two lengths in advance of Agnes Call which followed the winner closely almost the entire distance Two lengths behind Agnes Call Pani Roma outstayed Susan Rebecca for third place placeSending Sending his mount Frank Fullen through a narrow opening on the inside on the last turn Earl Pool won the fourth race on the aforementioned youngster which proved equal to the task of retaining the lead after getting in front A jam at the eighth post in which most of the winners opponents figured made the victors task a compara ¬ tively easy one as the contenders were caught in a pocket that was not opened until Frank Fullen had sprinted to the finish He led Sandy Lady by four lengths the latter going to the outside at the eighth post and finishing past She however was lucky to be second Watson which set the past for the first threeeighths began swerving badly when punished in the stretch and was largely responsible for the jam

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