Only Four Accept Kentucky Weights: Best Seller and Shot Put Match Strides in Closing Fixture of Downs Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-15


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Kentucky Handicap 2500 Three Yearolds and Upward One and andOneEighth OneEighth Miles MilesPP PP Horse Jockey Wt 1 Knightfors No Boy 96 2 Best Seller N Jemas 121 3 Onemore No Boy 96 4 Shot Put F Zufelt 106 Only Four Accept Kentucky Weights WeightsBest Best Seller and Shot Put Match Strides in Closing Fixture of Downs Meeting MeetingLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Kyt May 14 Kentuckys highly successful spring racing season comes to a close here tomorrow when Churchill Downs completes its 19day meeting Previous to the Downs sport Keeneland conducted a 10day session at the Derby oval and officials of both organ ¬ izations proclaimed the early 1943 racing as some of the best of the past decade decadeThe The highlight at Churchill Downs was the 69th running of the Kentucky Derby while Keenelands Blue Grass Stakes topped the program for the Lexington club In spite of occasional inclement weather attendance and wagering reached peak fig ¬ ures Col Watt J Winn and his associates at the Downs expressed themselves as well satisfied with the results thus far as did Hal Price Headley and George B Leach of the Keeneland staff staffColonel Colonel Winn was the recipient of much praise for his sporting gesture in making Churchill Downs available to the Keene ¬ land body when the latter organization was beset with transportation difficulties at its own course near Lexington Churchill Downs Inc through Colonel Winn turned the spacious Central Avenue plant over to Keeneland for its meeting and received a token payment of 1 for use of the track trackThe The 2500 added Kentucky Handicap a one mile and oneeighth test for three yearolds and upward is to be the headline attraction on the finalday program Only four of the original 41 nominations for the 25th running of the stake were named through the overnight entry box for the feature Galbreath and Diensts Best Seller Donald Ewings Onemore W C Davis Knightfors and Mrs Marie Evans distance star Shot Put PutBest Best Seller who has been assigned 121 pounds is the top weight of the small field and the Bradleybred son of Blue Larkspur undoubtedly will rule as choice over his three rivals Best Seller gave a splendid performance here on April 29 in the theContinued Continued on Page Three ROBERT REEVES Who through Thurs ¬ days racing had 26 winners at Churchill Downs to his credit giving him a size ¬ able lead over his fellow riders at that meeting Best Seller and Shut Out Head Kentucky Handicap HandicapOnly Only Four Accept Weights in Final Feature at Louisville LouisvilleContinued Continued from Paoe One OneChurchill Churchill Downs Handicap when he turned back a good band in that onemile run Wishbone Three Clovers Sweep Swinger Cerberus Ball Player and Galla don followed Best Seller to the wire in his last local appearance appearanceStoutest Stoutest opposition for Best Seller in the Kentucky is expected to come from Shot Put who has been asked to shoulder 106 pounds The Evans router qualified im ¬ pressively for his Saturday engagement when he recently accounted for the Bards town Purse at the expense of a good field Although Shot Put failed to reach the win ¬ ners circle this year until he captured the Bardstown the manner in which he at ¬ tained major honors in that event stamps him as a worthy contender for the Ken ¬ tucky tuckyOnemore Onemore and Knightfors are not ex ¬ pected to cause much trouble for their more highly regarded opposition but the former won his last local start and the latter has been showing decided improve ¬ ment Onemore is asked to carry but 96 pounds and Knightfors is scheduled to an ¬ swer the bugle under a like impost impostThe The Shawnee Park a sevenfurlong race for threeyearolds is to serve as the chief supporting event and seven good perform ¬ ers are named for the test H C Drew is to be represented by Miss Advice and Car ¬ bonate Swiv will carry the silks of H C Genter and Halcyon Girl is the hope of LtCol C V Whitney William Arnolds Nostradamus Lutz Laskas Vacuum Cleaner and M Bransfields James Me complete the field

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