Some Fast Track Racing: Agreeable Changes in Weather and Track Conditions Help at Oaklawn., Daily Racing Form, 1917-03-15


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SOME FAST TRACK RACING AGREEABLE CHANGES IN WEATHER AND TRACK CONDITIONS HELP AT 0AKLAWN. Aldebaran Takes the Feature Race and Equals Pan Zaretas Track Record — Kalitan Wins a Race and a New Owner. Hot Springs. Ark.. Match 14. — Jefferson Livingstons Aldebaran scored in the feature here this afternoon, a handicap at three-quarters, from some goixl opponents, but had to be extended to his utmost for five-eighths and forced to run in time that equated the track record of 1:12%, made last year by Pan Zareta. Dimitri made the early running at a fast pace, but Aldebaran passed him with evident ease after being straightened for the stretch racing and want with speed in reserve. Bedtime Stories landing in second place and Dimitri third. Trainer Andy Hlakely uncovered a real good thing in A. A. Roillys Kalitan. starting in the third race, which he won in hollow fashion from Ophelia W. After the finish he attracted attention from owners Sam Louis. Henderson. Chancellor and Mose Cossman. acting for E. U. Bradley. The quartette put in respective claims and Cossman was the lucky one in the draw and secured him for . J00. Improved track conditions and id.eal weather was responsible for bringing out the full strength of racing devotees in these parts and caused a jam in the roomy plant. Thirty five layers were again in line and did a brisk business. Close Finishes Feature Days Sport. Close finishes were again the rule, some of them being so hard fought that it required the judges placing to reveal the result. The overthrow of Manioc, an overwhelming first choice was accomplished in the final stride. The layers again scored in the second race when Keziah and Sosius failed, the purse going to Milton Roblee. from Al Court. Garls vk-tory in the fifth was by a nose in the final stride from Blue Itacer, with the favorites Souvenir and Joe D. showing disappointing efforts. White Crown was the failure in the final number, he could do no better than finish third. Baby Cal winning from the outsider Uey. Todays arrivals included John F. Schorr, who came over from his home in Memphis. He recently paid a visit to Douglas Park, where his fathers ex -tetiKive band of racers are wintering and reports that Harry Kelly and Cudgel have both wintered in splendid style and that he considers Cudgel as having an extremely fine chance to carry off the honors in the Kentucky Derby. Hart Newman will include Pan Zareta in his closing out sale, it being his intention to retire from the turf for at least a few years, though not altogether being out of touch with racing, as he has several yearlings that he proposes to turn over to some trainer next year who will race them.

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