Rains Cessation is Brief: Fair Grounds Visited by Chilly Weather and a Downpour, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-25


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| i , i i i i , i l • ; RAINS CESSATION IS BRIEF aa i i .# r j — Fair Grounds Visited by Chilly Weather and a Downpour. m pejdhfrpaaaaaj Tableau dHonneur Beats Tan Son — Commander McMeekin Best in the Mud, JfEfl ORIiEAXS, La. January M.— Sudden win-ry itealbei developed overnight and waa followed by Steady rain, which converted the track hits an elliptical lane of mud. proving dealt active to aaaae of the bet ti r races carded ea account of with* drawala. The attendance, considering the disagreeable weather, was generous, br.t af that it ansa considerably under aoraaaL Several clashes were if the interesting variety and hard fought to the fini.-h. The three-anal lets .."CO haadieap was reduced to three starters by the absenra af Arrowhead and Uinger and it also brought v.ith it iiie proaaanaced lii-aDnointment of the afternoon in the deebdse de feat of Ba| id T!"v the ■ ■ • ng favorite. He was never daageroas after the atari and acted as whipper-in for Tableaa dlsnaneer and Tan Son. The ariaaer was ia the lead throagheat, closely attended daring the early raaaiag by Taa Sou. but the hitter suffered froaa iaterfereace soon after reaching the half mile post and in Ids effort to eaeapt a ire of C a a fen sd wide and this cost hias coasidi note ground. v Ith a clear course he m hi haw. reversed the de ision with the winner. r: • mile parse, in winch three year-olda met. proved the wisdom of the hachcra when Coraimnder hfehfeekln won in hollow style from Ashland. The latter was th only one that received aerieaa support to take Commander Mchfet kins measure, but his hard race wai naavailli _ fi • Marshall racer led from the -tart and won with ease. Cray Cable-, another adds SB favorite, gave his supporter* an anxious period in the last sixteenth of the n.ile and a aixteeath race, in which he met some fairly goad saea. Gearasaad a is the one ta create the aneasy feeling for the Gray Gabtea -on porters and the latter- escape from defeat was onl.v by a matter of laches. The cl lag race fnrahahed another exciting fin- :-!. with i npyrigfal .iu-t managing t t-tav Verily to win by a scant head, with Brooaa Peddler following .losely. The third race was prodactive of the closest and nio-t exciting af all tiie finishes. Hire Johns i aa a m by the clasest of aaargina from Bright Lights, with Lady Lnxnry a noae farther back. Lady Lsurory area aalacky to loae and i stoater rider world have won wi;h lor. The astnte A. F. Dayton again gave the layers i hard jolt, when he unloaded .. package aa them n the shape of Oar Betay and that filly aaade good ia the opener to win from Joaepfa H. Levy and Max Gold. The aecoad race was an eaay ta-k for Actrea. which held sahatantial Kapport aa favorite and led her oppoaeata bj a wide margin for the entire ■ . Bertha B. .iu-t managing to oatstay Bach Bay i". - eoad place. PUOTSH WEINER FOR ROUGH RIDING. .locK.-y I". Weiaera rough riding on Wiekford in the Rixth race brought aiiout his -uspen-ion for tea day- by the steward-. He directed hi- effort-at jockey H. King on Tantalus and that horse had a tronbleaomc time for part of the race. Btartei A. B. Dade imposed his fir-t suspension of the year when he set jockey A. Oantner down for four days in the -eventh race. Cantner was on Brooaa Peddler. Thomas M. Murphy of Louisville. Ky.. owner of the stallions GoMea Maxim and Hoots and Saddle, and one of the best known thoroughbred breeder-of the ifliie Grasa State, was aa arrival from Ha vaasu He plan- to remain here for several week-as per annual custom with him. Murphy bred United Verde, which won the Business Mens Racing Association Haadkap last Hatarday, aad many other stake winners have come from his farm. I. B. ITuddin " McDaniel today sold Dolly Tardea ta H. C. Murnan. The sals was private. Because of the adverse track conditions the running of the E. W. Maginn Mi-n.oriai Handican, scheduled for tomorrow, has been postponed. Racing secretary lee McLennan decided on thi- course, as he wants a representative field to contest in it aud this would have been neat to impossible with the present muddy track. The new date has not been Bet. Mrs. A. F. Dayton and C. Hyde Smith received 0 extra in purse money in the fust and third raeea, this unr.aint being Charged for hading hor-e* to the post in these two races Emanuel Mar-h, for years a conapieeoaa figure on race tracks in this country, died today in a local hospital. He had been ill only a short while of pneumonia and his death came as a surprise to the rating fraternity. Mar-h was a native of Memphis, Tenn.. and the body will be sent there for interment. Jockey A. RichereeU returned today from Mexico City. He will remain here until time to go to Maryland and expects to ride regularly from now on. Charles Nlte. track superintendent at Lateada, was among todays visitors at the Fair Crounds. He will remain for a week or ten days. Nolle said that the thoroughbred colony at the Milldale track is light this winter. Lon Bellow being the only owner with horses of prominence spending the cold months there. Most of the other Kentuekians are centering at Lexington and Louisville. *

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