Louisville Racing Tame: Rain Spoils The Going And Causes Small Attendance And Withdrawals.; Coal Black Lady Wins the Steeplechase Through Mischances to Others--Dainty Dame Defeats Al Muller with Ease., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-19


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LOUISVILLE RACING TAME RAIN SPOILS THE GOING AND CAUSES SMALL ATTENDANCE AND WITHDRAWALS Coal Black Lady Wins tho Steeplechase Through Mischances to Others Dainty Dame De ¬ feats Al Muller with Ease Louisville Ky May IS Threatening weather and a featureless card affected the attendance today which was the smallest of the meeting Tlie specu ¬ lation was light and the sport of poor quality The heavy rain of last night and early morning showers caused the track to become heavy and as a result many withdrawals were recorded 1 oilmans efforts at the barrier were far below his usual form In four instances he dispatched the fields away in straggling order His worst start came In this second race where only six started and in which he allowed Al Muller to beat the barrier almost a halfdozen lengths The steeplechase over the short course was In ¬ tended as the feature race H furnished an inter ¬ esting contest until at the last obstacle where four of the starters went down in a heap The mishap enabled Coal Black Lady to win as her rider pleased from the timidly ridden Charfield Darlo far back gained third place In advance of Impertinence In the early running Coal Black Lady Percy Green and Exact were alxijit to pass Into the lead when Percy Green made a had landing and falling caused Magic and Jason to tumble over him himServicence Servicence Dainty Dame E M Fry and Quagga all heavily backed favorites had comparatively easy times in landing their respective purses Dainty Dame in her race had to be much the best to win as Al Muller with his big advantage at the start appeared a certain winner after establishing a long lead in the first quarter He tired badly In the stretch run and allowed the filly to come on and win as pleaswlE her rider pleaswl E M Fry running to his best form spreadaglfd his opponents in the third race Banrida after leaving the post last slosed a big gap and took second place after a sharp drive to outstay Lig naudo Miller Henderson formerly trainer for Ed Alvev bid up E M Fry 00 over his entered price of 800 but failed to get him himMrs Mrs Sewell won the fifth race by virtue of the poor riding of Burton on Alice and Franklin on Serenade Burton took Alice up after the start and back to last place and Franklin lacks experi ¬ ence and kept Serenade in a pocket for the first quarter quarterJockey Jockey Morrison sustained a severe wrench of the shoulder bv his tumble on Magic MagicThe The ollicials were not satisfied with the ride Butler gave Dora Neff and sent for trainer Grater to ex ¬ plain what orders he had given the youngster No action was taken takenMose Mose Goldhlatt purchased Bill Herrou from Barney Dreyfnss and sold him later to A I Steele SteeleJockey Jockey V Powers will leave Wednesday for To ¬ ronto to ride in the Kings Plate He will return here hereJockey Jockey J Lee departed this morning for New York to begin service with his new contract em ¬ ployer Fred Forsythe It is said that his contract calls for the payment of 1000 a month besides tho usual jockey fee feeC C J Fitzgerald general manager of the Brighton Beach Kaciug Association was a guest of M J Wlnn yesterday Mr Fitzgerald while here in ¬ spected Churchill Downs and Douglas Park Before departing for Memphis he stated that the racinj situation in New York will not be disturbed by ad ¬ verse legislation this year yearJames James Blute will arrive here tomorrow from New York witli a dozen horses owned by W Gerst In the string arc Hal and Halket The latter Is a certain starter in the Lalonia Derby DerbySecretary Secretary E W Maginn arrived yesterday to con ¬ fer with John Hachmeister and returned last night to St Louis Mr Maginn announced that improve ¬ ments are being rapidly rushed at Fort Erie under tlie direction of track superintendent Billy Myer MyerWeights Weights for the Louisville Steeplechase were an ¬ nounced by Secretary Davis this afternoon There are thirtyseven entries and Sam Uoffheimer is given the top Impost of 172 pounds

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