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LEXINGTONS GOOD START? PLEASANT WEATHER. A FAST TRACK AND SPIRITED RACING MARK OPENING DAY. . Star Jasmine Unexpectedly Beaten — Conning Tower Beaten by Manager Waite — Iron Mask as a Selling Plater — Track Incidents. l.t ington. Ky.. September 8. — !; II racing ta Keutuekj was ushered la tins *fttiao oa when the Kentucky Association began ii s nine-day meeting under auspices thai pro-age :i successful season fur all Ike; course* in i ■ ■ • - commonwealth. Krerj notable pertain in the raring world of these parts -iiini auurj from other neetham of the country, were in attendance. Representative, persons, social. poll thai and In « business army, :iil contributed t" make the send off ■ notable one. Secretary BbeJ i. Inaugural card wax an excellent one and brought into the conteata ansae of the stars of ii, i lection, resulting In banner ■port. Speculation was dt till- usual good volume ami. as lav. .rites were returned winners in most of i tit- dashes, the majority who were mil foe an outing combined profM witli pleasure. Star Jasmine in the feature race and Conning Tower In Ike opener wen outstanding favorites that wen- downed through the fault of tlieir riders. la star Jasmines case Martin was eaaghl napping at the stari. which gave her slightly the worst «.f the -etui off. Inn tlii- would liave been but ■ small fae- lor baa ber rider given her more intelligent handling. She would have won easily. Conning Tower was winning handily when Laoaillo took matters too easily with the resull that he failed to note Mana- icer Waite coming with a terrific rush and was beaten in the last -t r de. For Ike Irsl time In his career Iron Mask was entered In a selling race and be won the pane in easy style over the opposition be met in the third race. The fact thai be bled in I recent work-out contributed to give his backers a right good price. Among the riaitara from Louisville was John Hachmeiater, general manager of the Douglas Park track; Secretary Pearee of the Douglas Iark, Churchill Downs and Latonia track-; Charles F. [•rice, steward "I the aliove courses, and C. F. Itnschemayer. 1 . E. oSullivan. J. V. Kline. Arthur Board and Captain Hendricks. Mr. Hachmelater stated that the Improvements at Douglas Park were almost completed. Secretary Pearce t.iok occasion t. distribute the program book of the Douglas Park meeting among the home mew. All the members of the racing commission except Charles ■. Grainger, who is still ai Ha by km. L. I witnessed the sport. K. c. Boaster senred as the presiding steward, to whicb office he bas been appointed for this meeting, •"■larrel l . Wilson will act as presiding Judge. Al T. Dobaou, who senred as presiding judge at the recent Denver and Keao meetings, was an arrival today. He stated that both meetings in ceded the expectations of the most sanguine and thai tin- sport m these far western tracks would be a permanent fixture. Mr. Dohaon was also at Saa Francisco for ■ short time and stated that the racing there is meeting with much favor. Capt, J. H. Bees, former well-known racing Octal, came over from Memphis to attend the Hailing and will remain for several day*. Harvey .1. Meyers, president of the Latonia track, motored over from Covington for the opening days sport. Price McKlnney arrived from New Tort today to attend the upening and look over his extensive collection of thoroughbreds, Including bis recent Kngllsfa purchases that arc now quartered ai bis Kingston stud. Mr McKlnney. who is extensively Interested in the Juarei track, stated this afternoon that there was no intention to digress from the former rale of opening the Juarei track and that racing there would begin as rermerr* n Tkaaksgiv-ing das. Mr. Winn i- expected here in a lew days. when full announcement will be made as to plans detail. Advices were received today that P. J. Millett. the well-know ii owner, was at Rochester. Minn.. while be would shortly undergo an operation. l exinsrton work-outs no ■ fast track todaj were: Aunt .bsie Three-quarters in 1:17. I.rnoiu Flower l:. eighths in 1:04. Copper town Mile in 1:47. Ed Howard -Three-quarters in 1:1c1-,. Father Biley— Five-eighths In 1 :im;. Jessie Louise -Three-quarters m 1:1*%. John Gaad Five-eighths in 1:05%. Korfbage — Three-quarter* In 1:15%. Lady Brmnt — Three-qnartera In 1:21%. Little Sister -Three-eighths In ■■l--r,. Ma/.nik rhri-|iiarters In 1:16%. Petlar — Half mile In 52. Prince Harry— Three-eighths In 30%. Koscoe Qooae— Seven-eighths in 1 :•"-. Se|iteinlier Morn live eight h- ill 1 :02 !-,. Stanlev S. .Mile in 1:4s. Star OByan Mile in 1:44. Sureget - Half mile in 31. Syrian Five eighths in 1:03%. Wander Mil" in 1:44%. Yliuak Half mile in 4!t. ii " ,, I i , . t I ] , ! , : , , 1 - t . t J ■ 1 » h I t H v n ,. i . ;- in n . .