Luck Was with Wilhite: Jockey Borels Judgment Enables Yanke Racer to Win Valuable Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1913-10-19


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LUCK WAS WITH WILHITE JOCKEY BORELS JUDGMENT ENABLES YANKE RACER TO WIN VALUABLE STAKE. When Leaders in Falls City Handicap Go Wide on Stretch Turn, Wilhites Pilot Saves Ground and Turns Seeming Defeat Into Victory. Louisville, Ky., October IS. W. G. Yankcs good luck, which has been conspicuously exemplified on Kentucky tracks since the beginning of the Douglas Park meeting, again materialized tills afternoon when Wilhlte managed to win the Falls City Handicap, the feature of todays getaway card at Churchill Powns, and worth ,010 net to the winner. Wilhites victory was extremely lluky and his success, in the main, was due to the fact that lis saved considerable ground on the stretch turn, when the others went unnecessarily wide. In the earlier stages he had sulleml interference and three furlongs from the linisli he appeared to be hopelessly beaten. The Widow Moon, Theresa Jill, Helios and Klebnrne, the advance guard at the time, were closely grouped and. approaching the stretch, they all riii wide, liorel stuck to the inner rail witli Wilhlte and in the last furlong was right up with the leaders as a result of the ground he thereby saved. In the linal strides, Wilhitc outstayed The Widow Moon end Kleburne for first money. Leo-chans, the .favorite, was never formidable in tli2 running, the weight undoubtedly being a factor in his poor showing. Bleak, wintry weather did not deter a big crowd from witnessing the finish of the racing season in this city. Speculation was also of immense volume. The racing was interesting and pleasing to the big gathering of spectators. The mud runners were in their element, the course being in a bad way as a result of the dampness. Followers of form fared well, all the winners being heavily backed. Duquesne, the favorite, opened the day auspiciously for the public by romping home an easy victor. Big Spirit, a "good tiling," had to be much the best to win the second, as he was away slowly and had a rough trip. In the third race Cop-lKftowii again finished in second place. James Dock-ery taking his measure. Cash on Delivery, the favorite, was much the best in the fifth, and the same thing applied to Jefferson Livingstons Sosius, favorite of the sixth race. Henry llltte, winner of the closing dash, was bid flip 2;o over ms entered prleo of 00 by 15. F. Guthrie, but was retained with an advance of . The meeting just terminated at Churchill Downs was one of the best fall sessions ever held at the course from a racing standpoint, as well as financially. The patronage had been lilicral throughout the ten days that the racihg held sway and the volume of betting was considerably in excess of expectations. .Most of the owners, trainers, jockeys and pari-niutuel department attaches, as well as a good portion of the turf followers that have beeu here, left tonight for Cincinnati on the Elrod special. .Many owners and trainers put in a busy day at Churchill Downs and Douglas Park preparing their horses for shipment to Latouia. About twelve carloads were shipped to the Milldale track toda3 The remaining horses Intended for Latouia racing will be shipped there tomorrow and Monday. The K. J. Mackenzie string will be shipped to Lexington tomorrow to be turned out for the winter. apt. P. M. Walker will shin tomorrow the seven horses he has been campaigning here to the Kenning track at Washington. D. C. and Inter he will engage in the Pimlico racing at Baltimore. The horses will lie wintered at Benning. Jefferson Livingston today concluded a liberal arrangement with jockey Loftus for that riders services at Juarez the coming winter. Mr. Livingston intends to race a formidable string and counts on the crack rider to be a factor in the stables success. Trainer Joldblatt will ship the Livingston horses to Juarez Immediately at the close of Latouia racing. Charles F. Price, who will preside in the judges stand: W. II. Shelley, who will serve as associate judge, and J. 15. Campbell, who will be clerk of the course, will leave for Latonia tomorrow. J. Pelhnm Johnston, secretary to the Kentucky Slate Racing Commission, was among todays visitors. He stated that no pressing business is before the commission at present and that the next session of its members will likely not be held until the annual meeting in December. W. Northey, secretary-treasurer of the Montreal Jockey Club, departed tonight for Montreal. lie was immensely impressed with the racing here and the uiutucl system of betting. It is almost certain that the I5Iue P.onnets track will adopt th niutuel form of wagering next season, though nothing definite on this point has yet been decided.

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