Louisville Meeting Ends.: Ellen-A-Dale Runs Away From Her Opposition In The Kentucky Oaks.; Cymbal Surprises by Defeating Several Cracks in the Handicap at a Mile--Great Attendance and Heavy Mutuel Patronage., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-31


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LOUISVILLE MEETING ENDS ELLENADALE RUNS AWAY FROM HER OPPO SITION IN THE KENTUCKY OAKS Cymbal Surprises by Defeating Several Cracks in the Handicap at a Mile Great Attendance and Heavy Mutucl Patronage Louisville Ky May 0 In the thirtyfourth run running ning of the Kentucky Oaks today T O McDowells McDowellsspeedy speedy lilly KlIenaDale showwl a performance performancehut hut very nearly justifies McDowells opinion that she sheIs Is about the best thorouglihreil he ever owned Seven Sevenstarters starters in the event niaile up the hest class field fieldhat hat has gone to the post iu the nice in many years yearsillciinDale illciinDale was always a pronounced favorite la lahe he speculation and heavily hacked In the early art of the running her admirers had sonic cause causeor or alarm as Kstradia rushed into a commanding commandingead ead which she maintained all the way up the thelackslrutch lackslrutch This however was on sufferance sufferanceWhen whichhad When beginning the upper turn KIlcnaDale which had held second position a lialt down lengths in front frontof of the others raced Kstradia into subjection in a iffy and from the stretch turn in slit was eased easedup up to win liy six lengths in the pood time of l4Uj Ltoeina caught the tiring Kstradia at ho end and andbeat beat placeThe lier two lengths for second place The great case with which KllenaDalc compassed he journey marks her as nndonlitedly a very high class lilly McDowell refused 1OOOO for her as a yearling and will retire her to his stud at the end of her racing career It was the second Oaks victory for the master of Ashland lie having wou the race in DaughterThe lKi with Kings Daughter The tabled history of the Kentucky Oaks since 1100 is as follows Year Winner Wt Tockey Vai Time TimeIHH IHH Ktta 112 Overtoil 2410 IMS 1101 Lady Schorr 1171 Woods 2410 I 1511llio 1102 Wainamoincn 112 Cobtirn 2410 1511 llio 24101411inoi Lciiiio 111 1 Reiff 24101411 inoi Audience 117 Helgesen 2410 151 1005 Janeta 111 I Austin 2410 149 149l0t l0t Kings Daughter 1 11 K Robinson 2410 l47i 11107 lr0i11HIS Wing Ting 112 J Lee 2410 lr0i 11HIS KIlenaDale 105 V Towers 2 110 1 46J 46JThe The prouram was an excellent one with the Deco ¬ ration Handicap serving as an added attraction The attendance was very large and the betting heavy Kings Daughter was favorite for the han ¬ dicap but the weight stopped her and she failed to finish in the money The race resulted In a surprise going to the lightly weighted Cymbal CymbalHonest Honest made the pace to the stretch whore he reached his limit and Altuda took command hut could not resist the rush of Cymbal at the end Tiantland finally oiitlinished Altuda for second place The meeting just ended was noteworthy from the fact that it has clearly proven the popularity of the mutiiel system of speculation in this section While the financial returns from admissions were probabh not quite as large as last year they were satisfactory to the club The absence of the big betting bookmakers and the big outside plungers held down sensational betting All the wagers were in moderate amounts and the patronage came almost exclusively from home people peopleThe The most important result of the use of the mu tnels is that during the meeting here they did away almost entirely with the disquiet ing rumors of fraud the alleged pulling of horses and crooked work by jockeys so noticeable at oilier meetings in the west where liooks are in operation There was none of this and oldMiners remarked on the cleanness of the sport as well as its freedom from anything approaching a scandal This feature wai highly gratifying to the club which announces that the muruel machines have come to stay so far as Churchill Downs is concerned concernedIt It remained for the closing day to break all rec ¬ ords of UK meeting in the volume of money bun ¬ dled by the inntuel machines and auction pools it amounting to over 20000 more than on any pre ¬ vious dav of the nutting The revenue accruing to the track from this is equal to tliat which would have lieoii derived with fiftyfive books operating in the ring This is the strongest argument possible in favor of the machines and it completely refutes all that lias been said against the machines as certain not ° to bo so profitable to the race tracks as the lKx ks formerly were wereII II M Hennessey will ship his string to Chicago to rest up upK K I Weil lias purchased the following twoyear olds from Milton Young YoungHay ToupeeBay Hay lilly by fvempronius La Toupee Bay colt by Nasturtium Florence Colville ColvilleThese These itwo are now at McGrathiana Stud but will ChicagoT l e shipped in a day or two to Chicago T It Hcspess horses will IMS shipped to Latonla tomorrow tomorrowNugent Nugent Bros have purchased Arrow Swift from T II Baker

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