Lexington Racing Draws: Fine Attendance Views the Beginning of the Second Week, Daily Racing Form, 1917-09-18


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LEXINGTON RACING DRAWS Fine Attendance Views the Beginning of the Second Week. Everest Shows Breeders Futurity Form in Winning in a Canter Papp in a Collision. Lexington, Ky., September 17. Senator Johnson X. Camdens Everest loomed up as a premising prospect for Breeders Futurity Honors, by an impressive victory, the second lie has scored at this meeting in as many starts. A highly regarded band made the contest with him, but at 110 time did lie leave the matter of victory in doubt, for he rushed into a decisive lead at once and increased his advantage with every stride, ultimately winning in a canter in just as fast time as that made by Viva America in her last race. Herald, another Futurity candidate, was the runner up and Kirsties Cub headed the others. . Ideal weather, a fast track and a well arranged card of moderate fields, accounted for another large attendance, voluminous speculation and enjoyable sport. The talent was again in excellent form, a majority of their choices proving successful. Everests victory did not benefit them to a vast extent, for he was the shortest priced winner in these parts in years. The success of favorites began in the opener, witli Bradleys Choices victory. That racer scored after a hard effort to defeat the suddenly improved Prince of Como. Mistress Folly was the choice in the second race and she won after a slow beginning from an ordinary band of maiden two-year-old fillies. Old Miss was given the call in the third, but she had a narrow escape from sustaining defeat as Lightfoot was best in the race and would have won witli a more experienced rider. i REVERSAL OF FORM IN-THE FIFTH. ThV-tlftlv race, developed an outstanding form reversal when1IfiUP Canal, which in a former race was beaten off, won in commanding fashion as her rider pleased. She had blinkers on this afternoon find tins was credited with the improvement in her running. Belle Mere was the favorite in the race, but she could do no better than land third. Dirty I ace, at a long price, taking second place. The Gallaher Brothers made it a double for the afternoon when their veteran Howdy Howdy led for the entire mile and a sixteenth in the sixth race. He is the first racer at the meeting that has shown the way throughout in a long race. Announcement was made late in the afternoon that, beginning witli the racing tomorrow, an additional 50 would be added to the already announced purses in the program book and that this would go to the winner. "In all my racing experience I have never seen anything npproaching the great race between Omar Khayyam and Hourless lest Saturday," said trainer Max Ilirsch. who came yesterday to superintend Papp s final preparations for his Breeders Futurity engagement. "While the race furnished a victory for Omar Khayyam, it is a question if lie is a better horse than the Belmont representative. The margin was too fine to allow a distinction and it is more than probable that Hourless will reverse the decision with a bit more seasoning. His long letup from racing was naturally a factor and his meeting with Omar Khayyam last Saturdav will benefit him more than it will the Viau representative. Both are great three-year-olds, the best that this country has seen in many years." NEWS FROM NEW ORLEANS. Arrivals today from New Orleans stated that work on the Jefferson Parish track is going on steadily and that the stables are now in course of construction. Congressman G. W. lefts Papp gave his trainer and horsemen at the track this morning considerable concern and for a brief time it appeared that he had sustained an injury that might end his racing days. The mishap occurred shortly after he had been taken on the track for the purpose of working a half mile as a preliminary to his fast work tomorrow, in preparation for his Fatuity engagement. Soon after he came on the track he car-romed into Valor with terrifie force. The impact must have deadened a nerve in Papps left shoulder, for he lost the use of his left fore leg and trembled like a leaf in a gale. It was fully ten minutes before he lowered the injured leg and showed that his injury was not permanent. Trainer Hirseh gave him fully a half hour to recover, before he deemed it judicious to let him work. He galloped a half mile in 50 and was to all appearances in good condition this afternoon. Congressman G. W. loft will bring a big party next Saturday to witness the colt race in the Futurity. Jack Hare Jr. was galloped a couple of miles this morning and will be worked five-eighths at slow .speed tomorrow. Jockey Peak will ride him and Knapp has been engaged to pilot Escoba. The following work-outs took place Sunday over a fast track: Bourbon Lass Three-eighths in 37. Cleek Three-eighths in 30. Dr. Tuck Half mile in 50. Escoba Five-eighths in 1:02. Flash of Steel Mile in 1:44. Grasmere Mile in 1:44. Happy Valley Three-quarters in 1:17. Leixlip Three-quarters in 1:18. Midway Three-quarters in 1:15. Night Owl Mile in 1:44. Orinulu Three-quarters in 1:17. Quoen Trovato Five-eighths in 1:04. Baider Three-quarters in 1:18. Rhymer Seven-eighths in 1:31. Saffron Girl Five-eighths in 1:02. Sedan Half mile in 49. Solly Five-eighths in 1:00. Suueeler Three-quarters in 1:18. Violet Bonnie Half mile in 50. Water War Three-quarters in 1:17. "Work this morning included the following moves: Ambuscade Five-eighths in 1:04. Arch Plotter Five-Eighths in 1:02. Blind Baggage Three-quarters in 1:14. Bourbon Lass Three-quarters in 1:17. w Dorothy Dean Mile in 1:44. Dr. Carmen Three-quarters in 1:20. Fleuro Three-quarters In 1:17. Frank Wilson Three-eighths in 30. J. C. Welsh Three-quarters in 1:17. Jack Stuart Five-eighths in 1:03. JelTery Five-eighths in 1:01. : Jovial Mile in 1:40. Just Y. Three-eighths in 39. j Koran Three-quarters in 1:1G. Korbly Three-quarters in 1:16. 1 Luclle P. Five-eighths in 1:02. I I Manager Waits Five-eighths In 1:01. Olive Wood Five-ighths in 1:01. Opportunity Five-eighths in 1:03. Papp Half mile in 50. Plum Five-eighths in l:01i Pulaski Three-quarters in 1:10. Purdey Three-quarters in 1:19. Sparkler Seven-eighths in 1:34. Theodore Fair Five-eighths in 1:08. Violet Bonnie Five-eighths in 1:05. Vogue Five-eighths in 1:05. Waterbass Three-quarters iu 1:18.

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