Pinkola Recovers Speed.: Runs Kindly In The Decoration Handicap And Wins From Start To Finish.; Kercheval Falls Lame in the Race--Elizabeth Harwood Takes Another Purse--Best Attendance of the Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-05


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PINKOLA RECOVERS SPEED RUNS KINDLY IN THE DECORATION HANDI ¬ CAP AND WINS FROM START TO FINISH Kercheval Falls Lame in the Race Elizabeth Har I wood Takes Another Purse Best Attend ance of the Meeting Cincinnati 0 July 4 Todays splendid card containing besides five evenly balanced races the Decoration Handicap at a mile and a sixteenth at ¬ tracted a big holiday attendance exceeding in num ¬ bers tliat of Derby day It was composed largely of strangers and that they appreciated the sport was made manifest by the loud and prolonged cheer ¬ ing each winner was greeted with From a hardened professionals point of view there was little to en thuse over most of the contests being taken In hol ¬ low style by the winners aud surprises were fur ¬ nished in the defeat of all the favorites The most noticeable Incident came with the running of the Decoration Handicap won by PInkola In his last start he was easily taken into camp by Czar and Moquette under conditions that favored Pinkola With the same weight up today ho made a show pC Moquette as well as Monsignor and Kercheval after leading for the entire trip Monsignor under a hard drive taking second place from Kercheval Mo ¬ quette was beaten off There might have been1 a different result but for Kercheval falling lame after going threequarters and It is barely possible that this useful horse has terminated his racing career Pjrince Ahmed The Minks Lady Martha and Miss Alert IssueThe originally carded starters declined the Issue The tabled history of the Decoration Handicap is given below Year Winner A Wt Jockc Jockey Val Time 1902 Adalante 4 93 J T Hie Hicks 1490 1490208 208 1903 Reservation 3 9 93 ° Roman Romanelll 1750 154 l54i t 1904 Reservation 4 118 Munro 1G45 150 1905 Lady Savoy 3 5 100 Noonan lGSO 147J 1900 Pcess Orna4 104 Austin 1840 l45J 1907 Cherry190S Pasadena 5 114 Cherry 1950 147 190S 14GJOne Pinkola 3 107 blinder 1525 14 14GJ 2 One and onequarter miles in 1902 Crystal Maid again suffered a crushing defeat this time by Elizabeth Harwood Miss Crittenden and Plume A poor sendoff which favored Eliza ¬ beth Harwood was partially responsible for the crack placeThe fillys failure to land a place The opening race went to Jolly on which the Lex Ingtonians who catne here in goodly numbers made a smallsized killing Cowdin the favorite put up a game effort and landed in second place Hannibal Bey showing much speed took the second race from a good band of sprinters that Included Merrlck and E M Fry The latter was carried wide most of the way and failed to run to his best form formWater Water Lake easily took The Thorn into camp and was the easiest winner of the afternoon In a sharp drive The Thorn gained second place from George Young Another upset came when Mirzer took the closing race handily from Stone Street aqil Miss Lida The latter was a pronounced choice but was at all times held safe by Mirzer The latter was overlooked by the sharps In forgetting that in his last start when he was the favorite he was given a bad ride by Warren for which the latter was judgesDelegations sharply taken to task by the judges Delegations came here today from Louisville Lexington and the adjacent cities In Ohio The bet ¬ ting In the mutuel machines considering the big1 attendance was only fair but the best of the meeting at that Twelve mutnel machines were u action this afternoon afternoonJockeys Jockeys Powers and Minder captured the Tldlni honors of the afternoon each winning with two of his mounts mountsAt At a sale of horses by auction held In the pad ¬ dock before the racing the following were sold and brought only fair prices pricesBesterling Besterling to I Cox 475 Nazimova to I Cor 105 Emily N to J Hubbard 75 Dr SImrall to II J Harris 90 Crepps Beckham to H McDon ¬ ald 5 Jack Wright to Mr Stricklln 75 Coal Black Lady to J C Ferriss Jr 200 Gold Slipper to H McDonald 70 Charles Sanders to J Hubbanl 80 Evanston to D Maguire 75 Natouche to K I1 Well C5 Cheswardine toj D Grant 75 Sir Ballu to J Hubbard 75 Maxton to M Hill SO Pinion to K Spence 100 John Montgomery to X Hubbard 75 Harry Stevens to W H McMulIen 100 Sir Maurice to J Hubbard 75

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