Pasadena Wins Handicap.: Reduces Churchill Downs Record For Seven Furlongs To 1:25 4-5.; Moquette Runs Five Furlongs in 1:00 4-5--Jim Myers a Good Youngster--Colonel Jim Douglas a Disappointment., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-24


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PASADENA WINS HANDICAP. REDUCES CHURCHILL DOWNS RECORD FOR SEVEN FURLONGS TO 1:25 4-5. Moquette Runs Five Furlongs in 1:00 4-5— Jim Myers a Good Youngster — Colonel Jim Douglas a Disappointment. Louisville. Ky.. May 2.1.— Another track record was broken at Churchill Downs ttiis afternoon when Pasadena won the handicap at seven fmlongs in I -"■. The previous track record was l :2 , made by Tink Coat in 1880. 1asadena won with consummate ease. In the early stages Jaeanhl set a fast pace, but after going the first half mile he relinquish.-,! the le:ltl to Pasadena. The allowance race, third on I lie card, also at seven furlongs, result,.,! jn a hard fought finish be tween Teach weed, Ovlaadwtek ami Tin half The c iiineclions of Colonel Jim Houglas were evidently of tin- belief that their candidate had this race at his mercy, for they pounded the odds down until many of the layers refused to accept any more in. any. The heavy support accorded him gave rise " "H sorta of in s .• leraiag Paaicnlalre ami the judges cautioned I . Austin lo ride his best. Colonel Jim Douglas was a sharp contender for the first, half mile, but tired badly and finished far in the rack, runiculaire was never prominent. John Bodegsp ahowed up a good colt in Jim Myers, winner of the opening race. He had been showing great Sliced in trials, but doubt as to his knowing bow to break and race caused a good price always to be had about him. He went about his task in a business like manner and won like a good youngster. Mo-ptelte. whieb has been showing steadv improvement in her recent, races, put ap a sterling perforniance bj beating sonic fast ones in the fourth race at tve furlongs, the longest aastanee twa-year-dds nave been asked to go in these parts. The time was i no, sad w daces the track record for twoyearolds set by Cleophus at 1 ;iil in her match taee with suisun May it. is«m;. Benooaharsts l:60j SS a three year old May 11. 190;!. i the nick, record. Be BIOS narrow victory in the last race, enabled II. MeCarrea Jr. to land his tirst parse of the meeting. Wainci Ciiswell won his race all the way. Favorites were aaccessfal in lour races. Tangle-wood and Demo were also well backed, causing the twentj iwo layers to hook a lug loss on the after-in on. Secretary Davis has arranged a Decoration Day purse worth ." . It is for tluee year olds ai a nlje and an eighth and will serve as a preliminary try out for the I.atonia Derby. V. Crater is s:lid to have turned down an offer of .Slo.ixio. mad- by Kd. Alvey. for the colt John Marrs. Colby Karr ah japed Ancient with the Cerst consignment to New York this a IternooD. Jockey Troxler left for the east tonight to ride for C. J. Long. He will return and have a mount in the I.atonia Derby. An average card is offered for lomorrow with no striking features, but such useful horses as Meredith. Devout. Dr. Spraill: Camille, Kay. Dosing; La Vein. Bfortiboy, Nat IC: Nana, New Amsterdam. Dr. Heard: Margaret Kandolpb. Bosom Iriend. Lattice: flip. Dele BtrOBM and Bather Boyal are among the entries and the racing will not be without infer-I St, J. L. Dcinpsey.

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