Kildare Boy in Triumph: Vanquishes Charlie Leydecker with Ease in a Fast Race, Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-14


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KILDARE BOY IN TRIUMPH Vanquishes Charlie Leydecker With Ease in a Fast Race. Jockey 0. Brown Distinguishes Himself in Winning With Three of His Mounts. NEW ORLEANS, La., March 13. Kildare Boy, carrying the colors of W. F. Knebelkamn, the Louisville baseball magnate, scored his fourth victory this winter when lie accounted for the Kenner Purse at three-quarters of a mile, the feature of a good card at Jefferson Park this afertnoon. C. Brown gave a good ride on the winner. He. rushed him into the lead at the outset and kept him in front all the way. Charlie Leydecker, backed into strong favoritism, gave his backers a severe jolt when he failed to live up to expectations. His defeat was accomplished largely through the ill-judged ride of J. Mooiiey, who kept the horse under choking restraint to the stretch, where he made :i feeble response when called on. Assume finished a good third. Summery weather and the prospect of witnessing some capital racing drew out the largest crowd of the week. The track was in splendid order and faster than on any day during the meeting. In winning the Kenner Purse Kildare Boy ran the throe-quartars in 1:14, which is within one-fifth ; of a second of the track record. Good time was also hung up in the third race, which was won by Harry Burgoyne. The hitters victory was somewhat of a surprise ! and this afternoon he ran in greatly improved form. Murphy, a first-time starter here, raced into a long lead shortly after the start, but wilted when challenged -bjr Harry Burgoyne; which went "on- to 1 -; wih easily, with Murphy lasting to beat John Jr. for second place. , After mnny attempts Oleaster finally found a track to her liking and had little trouble in beating a band of maiden two-year-olds in the opening dash. Kihgling II., also best on a fast track, took into : camp a big band in the second race. The veteran ! Sleuth had little trouble in leading his opponents ! home in the fifth. Regreso was best in the sixth and won in a drive from Dundreary. CLOSE FINISH IN LAST RACE. The closest ffhish of the day came in the closing i dash when Water Willow just got up in time to nose Counterbalance out in the final strides. 1 The good riding of C. Brown was one of the i afternoons features. The boy had six mounts and I brought three of them home in front. These were 1 Oleaster, Kingling II. and Kildare Boy. He also 1 finished second aboard of AHiena. i Jockeys Brown and Burke departed for Hot Springs 1 tonight to be on hand for the opening day at Oak- lawn Park. Br. P. J. Sullivan, represented by Sleeth in the fifth race, claimed Bey el Picasanton from P. L. i Short for ,600. Jockey Kleeger was taken ill after riding W. W. t Hustings and had to cancel his remaining mounts. Owen Coughlin, who has a stable at Havana, j arrived from that city today and reported that the strike there was proving a great hardship to the f poorer class of horsemen at Oriental Park. t Jockey Godfrey Preeco, Jr., who has been having i trouble in getting down to riding weight, suffered a collapse after riding Reilloc and had to be ex- r cased from filling Ids other engagements. j Tansor and Cline claimed Mister Mark from Mrs. t 12. Johnson out of the seventh race for .,000. r Tiie stewards are still investigating the nice of T Ben Hamison and will not make any ruling in the , case, until ithey have made a thorough investiga- tion. I Secretary Jos. McLennan will depart Saturday night for Bowie to take up his duties at that i, track. t Judge Murphy will leave Saturday night for his J, home in St. Louis.

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