The Wit a Big Failure, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-05


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THE WIT A BIG FAILURE. The Wir proved an utter failure in the sixth race, for Which he was an outstanding favorite. but was beaten easily by Walnut Hall aud Balance Wheel. The concluding race also resulted in an upset in the victory of Bills Luck over the favorile Hermis Keiiible, Veiled Colleen laking third place. John A. Payne of Cincinnati, who is well known in Kentucky racing ciules. was among the new arrivals. He plans an extensive stay. .locker Walter Tavlor departed for his home in Lexington. Ky. He will ride on tl.c Itlue Crass circuit for Hal Price Hsadfcj during the coming *pring racing season. While astride of High Cost in the fourth race jockey Earl Pool was struck in the eye with a -lod of dirt and was forced to cancel his remaining riding engagements. The injured optic swelled badlj and it will probably be several days before he returns to the saddle. Patau r r. S. Senator Johnson X. Camden, who is chairman of the Kentucky State Racks* Commission, is expected here Monday wilh a party of friends for a brief visit. The Camden stable is in winter quarters at Lexington. Ky.. under the care of trainer J. C. Milam. It embraces more than thirty two-year-olds all of which were Vred by their owner. H. T. Griffin t egan to weed out his stable of two-year olds at the Fair Grounds and today disponed of Koellia and Delusive They were purchased by G. K. Allen and will be shipped to Tijuana. Griffin has sixteen youngsters at Churchill Downs and most of these in the division racing here will be disis.-ed of as fast as buyers can be found for them. Captain .lames P. Kinnarney, who has charge of the policing arrangements at three Kentucky tracks 1 and for many years was an officer in the bunhrrilhl police department, was a visitor at the Fair 1 Grounds. He stopped off en route to his home in the Kalis City from California. George Keud plans to dispose of Pavia for a brood , 1 1 , ! mare and. in the event she is not sold, he will breed 1 her himself to North Star III. The mare ruplurd i a tendon recently and this threw her cut of com- mission for racing pin poses. She is a four-year-old daughter of Vitellius — Adriutha and is therefore a half sister to Granite, sire of Baby Grand, Kilty Williams and many other fast horse*.

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