Douglas Park Is Deluged: Rainstorm Changes The Track From Fast To Muddy And Scares The Spectators.; Prince Hermis Defeats Mars Cassidy and Grover Hughes--Carrie Orme Loses Through Poor Riding--Horses Bid Up., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-26


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DOUGLAS PARK IS DELUGED RAINSTORM CHANGES THE TRACK FROM FAST TO MUDDY AND SCARES THE SPECTATORS Prince Hermis Defeats Mars Cassidy and Grover GroverHughes Hughes Carrie Orme Loses Through Poor PoorRiding Riding Horses Bid Up Louisville Ky May 25 A violent storm de ¬ scended on Douglas Park just before the fourth race Iliis afternoon enveloped everything in darkness and caused a panicky feeling among the Avonieii in the grandstand The hard rain that followed converted i he suingThe course from fast to muddy suing The sprint handicap which encased some useful racers was about tu be rim when the change oc ciined and its running took place in a hard rain mid such darkness that the colors of the contestants were with ditlieiilty distinguished until near the finishing line Fine weather had prevailed previ ¬ ously iiiid the gw d card had attracted a lianner at ¬ tendance The handicap resulted in a victory for Prince Hennis which was benefited by the changed track conditions He followed Mars Cassidy closely for a half mile and under urging drew out handily in the stretch Alars Cassidy outstaying Gruer Hughes Black Toncy was making his lirst start of the season in the race but he uad scant oppor tnuily to race anywhere near his best form on ac ¬ count of his dislike for the going goingSeveral Several runups enlivened proceedings during the afternoon The lirst came when Impressive scored in the second race C Heed bidding her up to 701 an advance of f30j but she was bought in Edith W winner of the third race was bid up 400 and went to the stable of F 1 Weir who formerly owned her E 15 1arsons claimed her at Lexing ¬ ton tonUad Uad riding was rcsixjnsible for the defeat of Carrie trine a pronounced favorite in the opening dash Urquhart was unequal to the task of riding lier elllcieutly and Bctterton heat her in the last stride strideThe The big runup of the afternoon came witli the clitsing race when Emll Ilerz ailvanced Bonanza from his entered price of 1200 to 2000 but failed to get him The worst setback the public ixcivcd came witli the running of the lifth race when Ellison was beaten by E K Bradleys Brown rjfd Kate wliich showed a high flight of speed and lasted long enough to win by two lengths although Ellison wiinld have passeil her had the distance IKCU greater greaterGeorge George J Lung who suffered a broken shoulder on the closing day of the Churchill Downs racing was among the spectators this afternoon afternoonWord Word was received today of the death of Alt Kontelieu a former wellknown turf character and prominent bookmaker He died at his home in New Iberia La where he was serving as mayor at the time of his demise demiseSam Sam SKncT who has charge of the Pimlico lntting pavilion arrived this afternoon and began familiarizing himself with the new Hachmeistcr iniitnel machines as he will have charge of the Itlue liunnets betting pavilion where the same style of machines will IK in use during the coining term of racing racingI I lodge regarded as a strong factor in the de ¬ cision of the Kentucky Handicap to be run next Saturday was worked a mile and a quarter in the mud after the fourth race in 2OS and finished fresh and eager to continue continueThe The twohorse combination consisting of Impres ¬ sive and Kdith W yielded S41GO The three horse combination Browneycd Kate Helen Barb M and Bonanza paid 14i 5 for 2 2The The rain subsided just after the finish of tin last race and the majority of the spectators suffered hut slight inconvenience as a result of the delug delugDongas Dongas Iark workouts over a fast track this morning were wereChannelise Channelise Threequarters in 110 110Clynta Clynta Threeeighths in 38 38David David Craig Mile in 11 11Dorothy Dorothy Perkins Threequarters in 120 120Fddic Fddic Dolling Fiveeighths in 103 103Father Father Ulley Mile in 117 117Gahrio Gahrio Thrceouartcrs in 117 117High High Private Threeeighths in 38 38Huntress Huntress Threequarters in 117 117Iron Iron Mask Threequarters in 118 118Leo Leo Skolny Fiveeighths in 1 04 04Liberator Liberator Threequarters in 117 117Mac Mac Fiveeighths in 107 107Old Old Rosebud Half mile in 54 54Paulson Paulson Fiveeighths in 103 103Paymaster Paymaster Fiveeighths in 102 102Handier Handier Threequarters in 117 117Short Short Crass Half mile in 10 10Sprndfl Sprndfl Mile in 1IS 1ISStar Star Jasmine Threequarters in 11 11Thought Thought reader Half mile in 4 4White White Crown Threequarters in 118 118White White Wool Threequarters in 117

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