Upsets over Slow Track: The Window Moon Beats Helen Barbee in Principal Race at Douglas Park, Daily Racing Form, 1913-10-01

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UPSETS OYER SLOW TfiACI THE WIDOW MOON BEATS HELEN BARBEE IN PRINCIPAL RACE AT DOUGLAS PARK. Jack KclloBB Another Weil-Backed Favorite that Weakens in Closing Strides Cock o the Walk Reaches Kentucky. Louisville. Ivy., September 31. The influx of visitors the Perry Centennial celebration helped out the patronage at Douglas Iark this afternoon and accounted lor a big attemlance to view the racing. Heavy rain fell su town this morning and Hooded Churchill Downs;, hut Douglas lark escaped and the going was only a trllle slow. The betting was of moderate volume. The mile race that was fourth on the program resulted in an upset in the defeats of Helen Barbee and Monistown, which were backed to the practical exclusion of the others. The winner turned up in The Widow .Moon. Unlike in her previous start. Holm Barbee essayed the paeoinaklng this .illcruoou and, going six furlongs at the territie rate of 1:1:1 over the slow track, left her exhausted for the final stretch sprint and she fell an easy victim to The Widow Moons rush. An idea of how the pacemakers tired may he gleaned from the fact that it took the leaders over 27 seconds to run the last iiartcr. The mile in 1:10 marked :i very creditable performance. Morristown retired from contention after going three-quarters and his lioor showing today was attributed to his hard nice of yesterday. About the worst disappointment in a betting way :anio in the third race, when Jack Kellogg succumbed to U Stoppa in the last few strides. Jack Kellogg showed high speed for the first live furlongs and appeared a certain winner when turning into the stretch. He unit badly in the last furlong smd IT Sleppa, running in improved form under a vigorous ride, gained on him steadily. Celesta was the lcst of the others in the race and took third place. Tlie closing dash was another hard fought contest. Orpcrth just managing to win over Bonne Chance. Jockey Ilorels handling of Orperth was a masterful effort and contributed extensively to that horses victory. Star Actress was given a good ride bv K. Martin and it assisted the .McDowell lilly to victory over Jacob Dunn and Coppertown. The latter allowed good speed, but tired badly in the tinal sixteenth. The limit windier of starters went to the post in i the two- opening races, for two-year-olds. Transit accounted for tile dash for maidens and JelTerson Livingstons Anytime had to he hard ridden to dispose of Charnieuse in the second n.c. Considerable interest was manifested in the appearance of Frederick" Johnsons crack colt. Cock o the Walk, which trainer J. 1. Mayberry brought over from Churchill Downs during the afternoon to vtoik a mile. He was paced by Wood Dove, and circled the course, hard held, in 1:40. The colt appears a Irilie thin, probably as a result of his trip from Havre de Grace, but otherwise appeared 1o be in good condition, and did not show any of the bad track traits that report had it lie has developed. It. .1. Mackenzie, owner of Buckhorn. Helen Bar-bee and other crack raters that are handled by trainer Jack Ailkins. was among todays visitors. Starter A. 15. Dade was another turf celebrity here todav in a visiting capacity. Mr. Dade will leave fcr his home in Henderson. Ky.. tonight and remain there until the Iimlito meeting at Baltimore, following the meeting at Laurel. K. R. Bradlev lias sold Prospect to C. L. Meddis. Jockey C. ieak was among todays arrivals from Toronto. Jcllirson Livingston, owner of Iron Mask, Prince Eugene and other crack racers, Is expected to arrive here tomorrow. Barney Dreyfus, owner of the Pittsburgh National League baseball club and some of ids players, paid a visit to the track this morning and renewed ac-utiaintaiices among the owners and trainers. Center-liehler Masncr, now with the Pittsburg club, was at one time a jockey in the employ of T. II. Williams of California. Weights for the Louisville Cup, two miles, to be run at Douglas Park next Saturday, were announced last night as follows: ..Horse. A.Wt. Horse. A.Wt. Free Lance 4 120 Colonel Hollow-ay 4 100 Itudolfo 1 125 Foundation 3 10.", Buskin :: Manager Mack 4 101 Flving Fairy 112 Clubs 4 102 Helios 3 112 Any Port 5 101 Flora Fina 4 112 Absconder 5 101 Hawthorn 3 Ill Princess Callaway. 5 101 Gowoll .3 110 Harry Lauder :! 100 Doiierail :: 110 Just Bed 4 100 Mission 4 110 Labold 5 100 Milton P. 0 110 Jenny Gcddes 4 00 Samuel K. Meyer.. 4 10S Floral Iark :: 07 Hamilton 4 108 Beautiful 4 07 Melton Street 5 107 Pliant 4 !l" John Furlong ....! 107 Annie Sellers 5 07 Swannaitoa 5 107 Marsliou 3 03 Onsin Puss 1 10i Winners after publication of weights. 3 pounds extra. Penalties accrue from 10 a. ni., Tuesday. KeptemlKT 30. Slow work was the rule over the difficult Douglas Park track this morning. Some of the best workouts were: Alfred V. Three-eighths in 30. Carlton Club Three-eighths in 41. Delft Three-eighths in 3S. Edda Three-quarters in 1:20. Flabbergast lliree-ipiarters in 1:25. Foundation Half mile in" 51. tJeorge Oxnard Half mile in 52. Iron Mask Three-eighths in 43. Kloburne Three-quarters in 1:18. Lady Innocence Three-eighths in 3S. Lockland Mile in 1:58. Lucille Allen - Three-quarters in 1:10. Mis iruter Three -eighths in 30. OHagan Three-quarters in 1:22. OReilly--Three-quarters in 1:22. Prince Eugene Half mile in 5t. Hash Three-quarters in 1:JI. Bustling P.rass Five eighths in 1:05. Sir Marion Throe-quarters in 1:21. Spindle Three-quarters in 1:21. 1". M. Green Thiee-eiihths in SO. Waterbass Five-eighths in 1:01. Wintorgrcon Five-eighths in 1:05.

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