Keen Sport at Louisville: Tremendous Crowd Sees J. H. Reed Win Frank Fehr Selling Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1910-05-29


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KEEN SPORT AT LOUISVILLE TREMENDOUS CROWD SEES J. H. REED WIN FRANK FEHR SELLING STAKES. Colloquy Takes Handicap in Exciting Finish with Jack Parker and Al Muller — Mr. Pearce Wins Gentlemens Cup. Louisville. Ky.. May 28. — An attractive card, featured by the Frank Fehr Selling Stakes, at one mile, and a race at a similar distance in which gentlemen riders sported silks, coupled with pleasant weather and a fast track, served to bring out to Churchill Downs today the bes attendance since Derby day. The racing was keen and thoroughly enjoyable. The stake race went to Henderson and Hogans J. H. Reed by a big margin. Away in a tangle he had to go around his opponents in the first three-quarters. The contest for second place was spirited. Eye-bright. Longhand and Macias finishing in the order named, noses apart. The race for gentlemen riders was taken by Dander, ridden by Mr. Pearce of this city, in handy style, with Ornaniosa second and Countermand third. The race had its mishaps in the fall of Mr. White, who came here from Pensacola, Fla., especially to show his skill. Captain Kennedy, his mount, crossed his legs when a furlong from the finish. Mr. Roeder furnished some amusement by permitting Automatic to run away lie fore the start, necessitating his withdrawal. The handicap at three-iniarters of a mile was the l est contest of the afternoon. Colloquy. Jack Parker and Al Muller coming to the finish so closely aligned that the official placing was necessary to determine the winner. The improved showing of Colloquy and Jack Parker caused comment. Snaps runaway and Berwicks defeat in the second race gave the form players one of the biggest jolts of the meeting. Berwick, after leading until the last sixteenth, tired badly as if short and allowed Gypsy King and Dainty Dame to fight it out. Delaney showed a sensational flight of speed in the opener, spreadeagled his opponents from the start ami won cantering in 5.1. which is only a fifth of a second slower that the track record for four and a half furlongs. Had he been urged he would have set a new mark. E. R. Bradley, who will race his stable at I.atonia. has purchased from J. I*. Ross, at private terms, the filly. Oriental Pearl. Jockeys A. Walsh and Kengh left today for New-York, where they will join the Yanke-Applegate stable. J. S. Ward, who is handling the string racing in A. Webers name, will ship the horses in his charge to Hamilton at the close of the Churchill Downs llieeling. General Manager John Hachnieister announced today that tlu- I.atonia summer meeting would be of thirty days in duration only, and he wants it particularly understood that no extension after the expiration of the dates -will be sought, rumors to the contrary notwithstanding. He also stated that should the meeting be successful, which it is conceded it will lie. all purses will be raised as conditions warrant.. After the running of the Frank Fehr Stakes Lon Johnson sold All Red to George Land. Others in his stable will be disposed of as soon as purchasers can be found. The horses of I. H. Wheatcroft will l»- transferred to I.atonia at the close of tlie meeting here iustead of to New York, as originally intended. John Ferriss announced today that Countless is going soundly again and would probably be a starter the coming week. Many improvements on the Churchill Downs plant are in contemplation for next year, and also an increase ill slakes and purses is being discussed by the management.

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