Louisville Choices Fall: Four of the Preferred Ones Bring Woe to Their Hopeful Supporters, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-06


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LOUISVILLE CHOICES SAIL FOUR OF THE PREFERRED ONES BRING WOE TO THEIR HOPEFUL SUPPORTERS. Czar Defeats Zienap in a Well Contested Race Sorrowful Scores a Lucky Win Over Crystal Maid. Louisville. Ky., October 5. Favorite players met with heavy reverses this afternoon by the defeats of Apache. Margaret T.. Semproni and Crystal Maid, all heavily backed first choices. Czar and Tom Dolan were the only winning favorites. Todays ittendance, considering the usual slim numbers that visit race tracks on Mondays, was of fair size, the line weather being in a measure responsible. While no extra features were on the card, the sport was keen and the racing enjoyable. Most of the finishes vvere close and sufficiently exciting to arouse enthusiasm. James Griffins Czar took .the stellar race :n ,i hard drive from the consistent, but unlucky Zienap. Tiie Schulte mare offered spirited onposi-ion to Czar from the barriers rise and at one ime had him driving hard to shake her off. Near the last furlong, he managed to get her In close ,uarters and this enabled him to lead her to the inish by nearly a length. Lady Martha taking third lace. Jockey Walsh claimed a foul against the; viuner which was not allowed. Sir Clegeg. making is first start in a long time, was thought to have i good chance to beat the GriOln three-year-old. but learly showed lack of good form by trailing dis-antly for the entire trip. Crystal Maids defeat by Sorrowful was of the iuke order. The Schrelber tlll.v was away fully In iier stride, while Crystal Maid, in addition to be ing away slowly, was in a tangle. At a longer istance Crystal Maid would have won anyway, as he was going fastest at the end nud steadily wear :ng Sorrowful down. Elizabeth Harwood also suf ered by the send-off and In the race and was never i serious contender. After Tom Dolans victory iu the closing race. J. lass, trainer of Albert Star, bid him up 00 over sis entered price of 0" but failed to get him. !n addition to winning with Tom Dolan. J. W. May ecurcd a purse with his- speedy Marbles, which led i good band of sprinters to the finish in the open ng race. Mattie Mack showed improvement over her previ ms race bv sprinting into a long lentl soon after he start and never allowing her opponents to get icar her. Margaret T.. which beat the winner andilv in their last start, "was a distant third. Mabel Henrv. running to, her best form outstayed tarney Schrelber s Dr. Holzbcrg after a mild stretch Irive in the third race, for which Milton Youngs eraproni was the favorite. The latter quit after roing a half. S. F. Heaslip. who was a visitor at the track this ifternoon. did not have anything to add regarding he New Orleans situation beyond reiterating that i race meeting will positively be held this winter in he Crescent City. W. A. Smith, who Is seriously ill in his home near Lexington, will dispose at auction next Saturday of lie string of horses that have been racing in the mine of W. A. Smith and Co. . While no official announcement has been made for rhe present that bookmakers will be allowed to iperate at Latonia during the coming fall meeting, such is the intention of the manacemeut. Thev are ilso hopeful that the Kentucky State Bacing Commission will sanction the restoration of the books.

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