Louisville Choices Fail: Only One Favorite Succeeds In Winning At Churchill Downs Track.; Follie Levy Loses to Selwik and Mamie Algol Beats Hans--Hectagon Again Proves His Superiority to Bobby Boyer--Dunnes Colors in Front., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-04


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LOUISVILLE CHOICES FAIL I ONLY ONE FAVORITE SUCCEEDS IN VANNING AT CHURCHILL DOWNS TRACK Follie Levy Loses to Selwik and Mamie Algol Beat BeatHans Hans Hectagon Again Proves His Superiority Superiorityto to Bobby Beyer Dunnes Colors in Front Louisville Ky October 3 Favorites were bowled over in all but one of the races this afternoon and their defeats proved costly to the public The easterners suffered especially during the afternoon due to the failure of their wellregarded representa ¬ tives The greatest disappointment in a iMttins way was George Odoms Follie Levy She was an overwhelming choice in the opener and was backed with confidence despite her erratic disposition at the post She was on her good behavior at the bar ¬ rier and got away in a forward iiositlon when the start was effected but could never overhaul the speedy Selwik which led her to the finish by half at length lengthConsidering Considering that Monday is always an off day in a racing way liere todays attendance was looked upon as big and the play was heavy Tlie handicap at threequarters which featured the card went to Tim Pippin a recent winner at Lexington Tills horse showed a smart turn of speed all the way and beat Harrigan the favorite by half a length The latter was probably best but Thomas took Jiim wide on tlie stretch turn and when he loomed up danger ¬ ous in the final furlong Goose on Tim Pippin forced him towards the outer rail which effectively dis ¬ posed of his chances Glorio by a fast stretch sprint landed third thirdThe The closing dash was productive of the test finish of the afternoon and resulted in a nose victory for Mamie Algol over the favorite Hans The latter seemed a certain winner in the final furlong but Warren took a desperate chance to steer Mamie Al ¬ gol through along the inner rail and the mare responding gamely got up to beat Hans before his rider realized that she was In serious contention contentionPat Pat Dunnes colors were carried to victory for the first time in this locality for over a year when Salian took the measure of a shifty lot that included Claudia This filly was the betting choice and found the first half of the trip a rough one being contin ¬ uously interfered with She came with a rush when clear but Salian held her safe His victory was popular and elicited the greatest applause of the afternoon afternoonThirteen Thirteen maiden youngsters made up the starters In the second race and they ran huddted in a group throughout Sir Dawn managing near the end to work his way to the front and win by a neck from Fair Star and Old Boy During the spring months Sir Dawn was highly considered consideredThe The fifth race was another dash for youngsters and brought together thirteen of them Hectagon showed consistency by again taking the measure of Bobby Boyer which he had beaten in a previous meeting at Lexington Bobby Boyer was made fa ¬ vorite over the easterner but the latter easily demonstrated his superiority by spreadeagling his opjiosition and winning in the easiest fashion of any starter dayE during the day E C Hopper who win be the presiding judge at Oakland Cal the coming winter as usual circulated among the horsemen this afternoon distributing stake blanks for the stakes offered at the California track Judge Hopper expects to remain In Ken ¬ tucky until November 1 when he will leave for the coast coastJockey Jockey W Knapp was among todays arrivals and had the mounts on the horses owned by George Odom OdomRaleigh Raleigh Colston formerly trainer for FrerJ A For sythe intends to send a string of horses to some winter track to be campaigned after the close of Kentucky racing His recent purchase Colston will be sent with the consignment It is the Inten ¬ tion to reserve him for next yearJs Kentucky Derby in which he looms as a promising prospect prospectJ J B Respess arrived at the Downs with Mara ¬ thon Imprudent Wishing Ring and three other horses from Latonia Tlie Kentucky Derby winner of 1909 Wintergreen will not lie ready for racing here and the owner of Dick Welles left him at Latonia LatoniaRaleigh Raleigh Colston has purchased the twoyearold bay colt Colston by Filigrane Commerca from Lon Johnson for the reported price of 2500 Tha colt was acquired by CMr Johnson at the Forsytlie dispersal sale for 1575 1575Oscar Oscar P Quesnel died at the Sts Mary and Eliza betli Hospital here yesterday following an opera ¬ tion for cancer of the throat with which he had been afflicted for more than a year He was a native of New Orleans and only recently came to Churchill Downs with a string of horses The body will be sent to Indianapolis for interment

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