Upset in Feature Race: Frank Hudson Makes Poor Showing at Palmetto Park, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-26


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UPSET IN FEATURE RACE FRANK HUDSON MAKES POOR SHOWING AT PALMETTO PARK. Finishes Third to Prince Ahmed and Fellowman in Race That He Is Thought to Have at His "Mercy Not a Favorito Scores, Charleston, S. C. .March 25. The defeat Of Frank Hudson and Napier, running in the iuterest of J. W. and I. M. Hedrick, coupled in the betting ami held at 1 lo -1, was the outstanding incident of this afternoons racing at Palmetto Park. Tho two were engaged in the feature race, an allowanco affair at one mile and, on his previous good showing. Frank Hudson was regarded as having the race at his mercy, particularly after Princess Callaway. Dr. Diienner and Jacob Bunii, the most formidable of the others named to go, had been withdrawn He assumed the lead in the stretch, only to suddenly tire as if short, and Prince Ahmed had no trouble in winning the purse, with the extreme outsider, Fellowman, in second place. Ideal weather prevailed and contributed towards another banner attendance. The racing Was again spirited and close. The winners were all well supported and their victories entailed losses to the layers. Incidentally all the favorites were beaten. The two-year-old scramble was taken by Finalee, which enjoyed the best racing luck and heat out Gertholma and Stalwart Helen. Hill Stream scored a lucky victory in the fifth over Boly Hil. Fon-tarabia was best, but a poor send-off kept her from winning. The closing dash resulted in a desperate drive between Snowllakes. Master Jim, Henry Hutchison and Duke of Shelby, which finished noses apart in the order named. N. B. Davis repurchased the lilly, Ella Grane, today at private; terms from J. W. Graver. Secretary Martin Natlionsou will leave at thu close of racing here for Chicago to remain until thu opening of racing iu the far west, where be will serve iu an official capacity. Stewards E. C. Smith and C. 11. Pettingili wjll go to New York after this meeting closes to rest before assuming their duties on the New York courses. Steward W. P. Burch will go to Washington after this meeting. Clerk of the scales Joseph McLennan will depart for Norfolk, where he will serve as secretary at thu Jamestown track. The following horsemen shipped their stables to Norfolk tonight: Fred Musante. I. F. Gloss, M. J. Daly, J. W. Bean, E. McBride. A. M. Marrone, H. Penny, P. Gallagher. Frank Brown, M. G. Kelly, A. R. Bressler, L. V. Haymaker, William Walker, J. Phillips and F. Baird. A special will leave for Norfolk on Saturday, carrying the horses of tho following owners: N. B. Davis, N. K. Beal, G. J. Day, P. Hyams. AVayne Joplin. E. Joyner. J. G. Wagnon. G. It. Bryson, J. W. Bangle. O. Hak, W. Cahill. J. V. Strode, J. Reid, J. Hogan, J. H. McCarren, M. Burns, B. C. Evans. G. Fraley. W. E. Burke, George P. Sherman, T. Cheek, W. Weiss, L. Most, F. Gering. A special made up of twelve cars, will leave for Havre de Grace about April 10, which will include the horses of the following: J. L. Holland, J. O. .Talbott, W. P. Burch, H. G. Bedwell. J. J. Me-Cauley, W. It. Mizell, E. Trotter, E. C. Lucas, F. J. Grefer and W. C. Weant. The remainder of the horsemen will ship to Kentucky. Tlie following horses were disposed of at a sale held in the paddock this afternoon: High Light, John Clapp. 00; Prospect, C. J. Kilmer, 75; Nelrose, John Clapp, 05; Sparpole, John Clapp, . Tlie track at Palmetto Park this morning was in good shape and some fair trials were shown, including the following: Alledo Half mile in 51. Astrologer Three-quarters in 1 :20and. Batouch Three-quarters in 1:21. Chenault Half mile in 53. Chevron Half mile in 53. Colonel Ashnieade Half mile in 53. . Curieux Three-quarters in 1 :20. , Dick Deadwood Hair mile in 53. Elsie Green Half mile in 52and. Esther Blues Half mile in 52Vf.. Emerald Jem Half mile in 32. v Fairy Godmother Three-quarters in l:22i. Crazolle Three-quarters iu 1:10. Great Surprise Half mile iu 52. Harelicll Half mile in 52. Kaintuck Three-quarters in 1:10. Lajoie Half mile in 53. La Patrie Half mile in 55. Prince Chan Half mile in 51. Puck Half mile iu 53. Raveiihall Half mile in 53. live Straw Three-quarters in 1:21. Sepulveda Five-eighths in 1:00. Spring .Maid Three-quarters in 1:23. Volthorpe Three-quarters in 1:21. Water Lad Half mile in 53.

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