Viva America In Triumph: Defeats American Ace in the Lexington Feature Race.; Friz Wins Again Like a Good One--Trusty Takes His Race Easily., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-29


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VIVA AMERICA IN TRIUMPH Defeats American Ace in the Lexington Feature Race Friz Wins Again Like a Good i vHtn One vHtnOne Trusty Takes His HisRace Race Easily x LEXINGTON Ky April 28 After having sprinted into a lead of ten lengths in the first half and threatened to sprcadeagle Viva America Mid ¬ way and Drummond which composed his opposition in the 1000 handicap at a mile and seventy yards that featured todays card Edward Cebrians Kentucky Derby eligible American Ace began tiring fast and succumbed readily to Viva America which ultimately won going away American Ace barely lasting to land second place from the fast coming Midway American Aces early speed was great and he covered the first half mile in 45 sec ¬ onds the threequarters in 112 and his fast pace made it possible for Viva America to win the race in 142 which is within onefifth of a second of the frack record jointly held by Jane Straltli and lima Drummond which is being held in high regard for the threeyearold fixtures this year was beaten throughout the race but his poor show ing was attributed in part to faulty 5 Aiding mulr being cut off repeatedly when lie attempted to come through next to the inner rail and Midway On American Aces showing this afternoon lie can ¬ not be regarded as a dangerous factor in the Derby for he indicated that he may only be a sprinter but it can be said for him that lie will l e a troublesome thorn for the best ot thq shortdistance division to master masterTodays Todays attendance was again on a par with the former generous patronage this too in spilt of threatening weather which finally Culminated in a steady rain that slowed the track after the fourth race but retained solidity sufficient to give the starters good footing until the closing race when it became muddy Most of the dashes were productive of spirited contests with finishes again close enough to suit the most exacting exactingThe The opening race in which a dozen platers trieii conclusions resulted in nine of the racers coming to the finish necks and heads apart with every horse in the race at one period in the stretch having an equal chance Billie BA going in improved form over that he showed in his last two Hot Springs starts winning from Kate Adams and Big Smoke SmokeSome Some highly regarded youngsters made their debut in the second race and E R Bradleys Best Pal scored a good performance in leading the others home with Spice Bush in second place and Luke Dillon landing third The latter met with interference in the race and showed high class form throughout Patches which has been ejecting the admiration of a number of owners ran green and never figured dangerously dangerouslyThe The second twoyearold race enabled Friz to again score in easy fashion and this colt gives promise of developing into a crack crackMose Mose Goldblatts Legotal again figured in a good winning race when she beat some good sprinters in the third racC including Linden and Mormon The latters Kentucky Derby pretentious were exploded here hereTrusty Trusty continues in his winning form and led for the entire way in the fifth race to win easing up from Lively and Kama American Eagle in this carrying the colors of T C McDowell was claimed for 1800 by R E Lovell represented Jin the facG by King Worth J B Goodman also had a claim in for the horse horseDRUMMOND DRUMMOND NOT TO START IN DERBY Drummond will not be a starter in the Kentucky Derby his owner having reached that decision this morning and his new plans involve the sending of the horse to Pimlico at once to be a starter in the Preakness Stakes in which he will have a twelve potind weight concession concessionSplendor Splendor owned by Harry Payne Whitney was sold tliis morning by Mose Goldblatt to C C Van Meter on private terms termsAccording According to the latest reports the crack Dun ¬ boyne will not be among the starters in the Ken ¬ tucky Derby but will be kept at Pimlico to try for the rich Prcaknoss Stakes StakesGeorge George Strate manager of the Wickiup Farm owned by J H Rosseter was an arrival Saturday morning from California and conferred with trainer C J Casey regarding some of the future plans for the Rosseter stable Jockey Albert Johnson who is under contract to Mr Rosseter came Saturday morning from Washington D C where he had a lengthy employerThe conference with his contract employer The license committee appointed by the Kentucky Racing Commission has granted to jockey Grover Warren a temporary license His original appli ¬ cation for license was tabled tabledThe The applications of jockeys II Luhsford Gaugel and Sharpe all in the service of Edward B Mc ¬ Lean grantedH for riding licenses were granted H C Applegate has departed for Louisville carrying with him the first eight days racing pro ¬ gram of the Churchill Downs meeting The program was compiled jointly by Messrs Winn and Wil ¬ liam Shelley and calls for a daily distribution ot purse and stake money averaging about 12000 the greatest distribution ever made by a Kentucky track The copy will be submitted at once to the track printer and the distribution of the program to horsemen will follow about the last of next nextFolli Folli by Sunflower II dam Beautiful Sight has gone to the stud at Belair Farm she having been leased by Brownell Combs from C E Mickel waite waiteH H H Hewitts Lucky Wave dam of Ginger has a bay colt by Viilcain Samuel Ross Cloak has M bay colt by Oimondale Axis am of Colonel Liv ¬ ingston has been mated with Mont dOr dOrMiss Miss Elizabeth Daingerfield has been allowed the following names for her yearlings Summit chest ¬ nut filly by Ultimus Torpenbow I ast Straw chestnut filly by Ultimus Broom Flower Pretty I ady chestnut filly by Ultimutf Tripping Crack o Doom bay filly by Ultimus Search Light and Wishuiaker chestnut colt by Last Coin Pockqt piece Miss Daiugerficld has purchased the five yearold mare Crankie by Charles Edward Killie crankie from Samuel Ross RossJefferson Jefferson Livingston concluded his arrangements for the services o Jockey Cramp during the Ken ¬ tucky season

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