New Louisville Records.: Goldproof And The Minks Each Wipe Out Old Marks In Their Races.; Fundamental First in the Bashford Manor Stakes in a Thrilling Finish, but French Cook Was Best--Carew Wins., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-15


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NEW LOUISmiE RECORDS GOLDPROOF AND THE MINKS EACH WIPE OUT OLD MARKS IN THEIR RACES Fundamental First in tho Bashford Manor Stakes in ina a Thrilling Finish but French Cook CookWas Was Best Carew Wins Louisville Ky May 14 In a furious drive through the last furlong the entire Hold of six starters came to a finish necks apart in the Bash ford Manor Stakes the Churchill Downs feature offering this afternoon Fundamental won from French Cook and the lattcrs stahlemate Wool winder took third money French Cook was un ¬ questionably the best youngster in tlie race but was a sufferer from early interference Time and again Burton liis rider was forced to take him back when the leaders closed in on him On tlie stretch turn he went wide losing much ground by the move but it enabled him to secure a clear course He came with a rush in the last furlong but Funda ¬ mental held on gamely and lasted to the finish Solicitor also ran a good race coining from a long way back after a slow start Von Buelow tired badly in tlie last furlong The race was worth 1415 net to the winner winnerThe The tabulated history of the Bashford Manor Stakes Is as follows Year Time1SKI2 Winner Wt Jockev Val Time 1SKI2 r511SMM Von House 118 J WinkfieldlK5 r51 1SMM J P Mayberry 11SII Booker 1485 K 11104 Olsean 121 Munro lrSGO 54J 54J1M5 1M5 Geo C Bennett 118 Nicol lCOO W 1 1900 Zal US Obert 1720 5 1007 John Marrs 118 Troxlcr 1570 5t 5t190S 190S Fundamental 118 Heidel 1415 le leAnother Another good attendance was on hand to witness some fast and spirited racing Two former track records were smashed The first to be broken came in the second race when Goldproof set a new mark for tin live and onehalf furlongs by running the distance in l05i The former record was lOUj made by Bessie Mackcn April 2 1001 Goldproof in his present good form can beat the best sprinters in these parts and little surprise was manifested over his easy victory victoryThe The mile and a sixteenth handicap also resulted in a new track record being established The Mink landing the purse in 140 as against the old mark of 1 4 Only four started in this race with Carthage most fancied over the others The Will ¬ iams horse by his running clearly showed a lack of preparation for after forcing a fast pace for three quarters lie quit badly and allowed the others to get far ahead The Minks trailed leisurely for threequarters then moved up with a rush that carried him by Wool Sandals with ease and after a slight shaking np passed the finish a length in advance of Terah The latter requires a strong rider to keep him hard at it and had Morgan been able to keep him prominent in the first half would probably have been returned the winner winnerT T C McDowell secured his first purse of the meet ¬ ing when his Serenade landed the opening race from a fair band of twoyearold fillies including Lady Leota and Charlotte Hamilton HamiltonCarew Carew tho most heavily hacked horse of lha afternoon was best of those starting in the fifth race and won well in hand under a good ride front Powers Bonebrako was Carews closest attendant throughout and made several attempts to wear the winner enoughJ down but was not good enough J S Hawkins secured another purse when hla Meada landed the closing race in a hard drive from Rustle St Ilario which finished third but for a slow start and repeated interference would probably have won As It was third was the best he could do doUiceland Uiceland owned by Stone and Igoe nas been sold to a local transfer company and will be broken to harness harnessReturning Returning horsemen from New York contend that racing there is not in danger of being curtailed by any future legislation at least this year They claim that should Governor Hughes urge the passage of a law that will endanger the sport his measure will be defeated by at least four votes votesHorsemen Horsemen are displaying j considerable interest in the special session of the Arkansas legislature recently called by the acting governor It is thought that the Amis law will be one of the subjects for consideration and its possible repeal Is predicted Those who profess to know maintain that racing will positively take place at Hot Springs next win ¬ ter

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