Lillie Turner Is In Good Form.: Pirate Wins the Steeplechase--Dr. Heard Falls--Naran Breaks Down., Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-08


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LILLIE TURNER IS IN GOOD FORM. Pirate Wins the Steeplechase— Dr. Heard Falls — Naran Breaks Down. Louisville. Ky.. June ".—Because of the heavy rain this morning the track at Churchill Downs -was in bad condition for racing this afteraooa and in consequence there were numerous Withdrawals, favorites won four of the six races. Dunvegan was much tin- best in the opening raee. l.illie Turner foaad the track exactly to her liking and won the third race after the manner of her best form as a two-year-old. Bookmakers Alv.v . Fontelieu and Cook, who are leading the operations in the ring, took liberties with Ibis filly in laying a show price, believing that she was not lit. .lames Arthur ami his party profited considerably by the victory of Lieutenant Rice in the dosing race. The surprise of the day was the victory of Cora Dasaal in the fifth race. The steeplechase over the short course was considerably the lust offering on the card, but its running was marred by mishaps. Pirate, the favorite, landed the purse from the extreme outsider. Snowdrift, which showed a sudden return of good form, but had little or no apposition for second place, as Killdoe was sore when going to the post and Lady Jocerya, the only other starter to finish. pulbd up lame and in a sorry pHght. Dr. Heard fell at the sixth hedge, and Naran bloke down at the seventh, pitching his rider headlong out of the saddle. There is a belief among horsemen thai Plant land is a bet lef horse man was John I.. Inglla, lie is reported to have worked a mile in !:::.•. Ibis catered in the Qaeea city Handicap al Latonla and his light Impost gives aim a royal i bailee in i ha I race. The meeting will end tomorrow with the Ken tueky oaks as the feature of the caul. Departures for Latoali today were W. Grater and .1. Griffin. Two special passenger ami horse trains will leave tomorrow night for Cincinnati.

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