Mormon Is Badly Beaten: Kilmers Derby Candidate Shows He Will Not Do in Mud.; Rainfall Spoils the Oaklawn Going and Brings Unexpected Results--Track Talk., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-04


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MORMON IS BADLY BEATEN Kilmers Derby Candidate Shows ShowsHe He Will Not Do in Mud Rainfall Spoils the Oaklawn Going1 and Brings Unexpected He suits Track Talk HOT SPRINGS Art April 3 Rain which began this morning and continued steadily during the afternoon brought a change in track conditions and gave the mud runners an opportunity to show at their best The change in weather resulted in a decreased attendance but tlie racing did not suf ¬ fer for the finishes were close in most instances Surprises were again plentiful with Mormon carry ¬ ing the W S Kilmer colors furnishing tlie chief upset by his failure in the feature race a dash of threequarters for threeyearolds exclusively He was a pronounced choice and received a decisive beating by Docod and Silvery Light On his show ¬ ing today his Kentucky Derby pretentious are ex ¬ ploded and he must be accepted as ordinary for he had no mishaps in this aftenloons race and failed badly Docod on the other hand displayed a high order of speed for the first half mile but the last sixteenth found him tiring fast and but for the fact that Silvery Light was in close quarters in the last sixteenth tlie finish might have been reversed with Silvery Light tlie victor victorThe The claiming handicap at five and a half fur ¬ longs contested by some fast ones proved an easy task for Paddy which displayed a pronounced ability to run well in the slushy going and disposing of Legotal with ease after going a half mile won as Jilsr rider pleased TjegoEl barely escapedUosing second placed placedGuy Guy which was backed by tlie Texans for a kings ransom in his last start was for some reason neglected in the opening race iu which a poor band met but he snrinted away from his opponents without difficulty to win comfortably from Magikon on which an oldfashioned killing had been planned Tlie favorite Rayonnant was never prominent in the running and Johnson nulled him wy in the last sixteenth Lucius was much tlie best in the going over those he met in the second race ana easily led High Horse and Little String home homeThe The fifth race enabled Harry D to score a lucky victory by virtue of being clear of interfer ¬ ence With the same kind of racing luck Scarpia II and Langden would have landed in front of him The showing of Billie B in the race was a poor one and lie finished far back backPhilistine Philistine showed a sudden return to life in tlie final race and he spreadeagled his opponents for the entire way Queen Blonde and Ellison divided the most attention in tiie race but Queen Blonde could do no better than land second and Ellison gave it iii after he had gone threequarters threequartersStarter Starter A B Dade was forced to work short handed today William Snyder one of his assistants being called to Memphis Teuii by the death of his mother while James Osborne another of his aids was on the sick list Hugh Gilmore left today for Lexington Ky to school tlie twoyearolds there for Dade DadeTlie Tlie 7 II Rosseter horses in charge of trainer O J Casey will be sent to Lexington Ky immedi ¬ ately following the close here Jockey Albert John ¬ son and II Hamilton will go with them themJockey Jockey Connelly returned to tlie saddle today sifter a layoff of several days occasioned by a fall with Aldebaraii

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