Double Victories Reaped: Owners Combs and Jones Each Helped to a Pair.; Lexington Track Deep and Holding, but Clear Sunshine Promises Better Going., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-06


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DOUBLE VICTORIES REAPED Owners Combs and Jones Each Helped to a Pair Lexington Track Deep and Hold ¬ ing but Clear Sunshine Prom ¬ ises Better Going LEXINGTON Ky May 5 Todays card was typically an off one an absence of stars being due to the difficult and trying raping strip Amends however was in the im ¬ proved weather a flood of sunshine covering the grounds and making the outing for the big throng a most enjoyable one Small fields were the rule throughout Evenly matched horses though provided good sport some of the contests eliciting keen enthusiasm To the homeguard fell honors a majority of the purses going to horses locally owned Brown ell Combs was most in the limelight for he was successful in a double that his Marimba and Sweetheart won for him Both were sired by the dead Ultimus and they showed well in the rough stiff going and won easy victories victoriesMontfort Montfort Jones also captured a double his twoyearolds Shamrock and Miss Cerina being the ones to carry his colors home to victory victoryThe The Jones establishment had designs on the three dashes for twoyearolds carded his Oui Oui in the second race being regarded as the one having the best chance but the filly disappointed by her failure to get any portion of the purse Pool got her away poorly and she never figured prominently at any time Sweetheart and Sweet Cookie dominated the running from the start Sweet Cookie relinquishing the lead in the last eighth to Sweetheart and later also succumb ¬ ing to Victoire for second place Shamrock a son of Rock View Tuscan Red was the hero of the afternoon for he took into camp a highly regarded band of youngsters and performed his task in game style decisively outgaming Prince K after having been in strenuous pursuit of the Marshall colt until in the last sixteenth where he gradually overhauled him Shamrocks performance in ¬ dicates that he is favorable to long route racing for he was striding freely after having covered the four and a half furlongs furlongsMISS MISS CERINA IS SPEEDY SPEEDYMiss Miss Cerina also Montfort Jones owned displayed aptitude for distance racing as she steadily forced Fighting Cook to give way and the end of the four and a half furlongs found her going fast in spite of the hard drive she had to stand earlier earlierAfter After beginning in auspicious fashion in the opening dash backers of favorites then suffered continuous loss until the arrival of the final dash where Mormon Elder tri ¬ umphed A bad band opposed Mormon Elder and the betting barometer foreshadowed his success successWilliams Williams Brothers colors were carried to victory in the introductory dash when Napoo won in easy style from Anticipate with Col Taylor in third place placeThe The veteran Dr Carmen was the offending favorite in the third race He succumbed to Ragazza which had been the leader for the entire race raceDEADLOCK DEADLOCK GOES TO LOUISVILLE LOUISVILLEThe The departure of Deadlock this morning for Louisville was attended with interest to many who hold a firm conviction that he will be the one to finish first at Churchill Downs on May 13 The procedure of Deadlocks fur ¬ ther preparation for his Derby start is as follows Sunday he will be worked a mile and a quarter at full speed The following Wednesday he will be sent a mile at a fairly good pace and his training will conclude on Friday with a halfmile gallop at his best pace While ownertrainer Shannon has a call on J D Mooney to pilot the colt in the Derby it is more than probable that E Mar ¬ tin will have the mount Martin rode him in his winning race here and has also galloped him since he was a yearling yearlingJohn John Finns halfmile gallop this morning in 49 the first quarter in 23 was food for talk among the owners and trainers The speed shown by the colt indicated that Mor vich will not be unattended in the first stages of the race raceE E R Bradley has reconsidered his inten ¬ tion of shipping By Gosh to start in the Preakness Stakes and has the designs of starting the colt In the Kentucky Derby DerbyShafer Shafer and Conway sent their string to Maple Heights to be raced racedRockministers Rockministers absence from the Derby is a result of an injury he received last Tuesday to one of his legs While the in ¬ jury is not regarded as grave still trainer Kay Spence thought it advisable to stop the colts further training for the present Fair Phantom is another that has developed leg trouble and had to be stopped in her training 1

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