Snow at Lexington: Touch of Winter Returns and Mars Tuesday Afternoons Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1923-05-09


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SNOW AT LEXINGTON ■ — — : ■ Touch of Winter Returns and JM Mars Tuesday Afternoons Racing. ♦ ■ New Beauty and Eventide Capture Juvenile Contests — Jim- mie Daw a Winner. i t LEXINGTON, Ky.. May 8.— A combination of snow, sleet, rain and hail visited the Iex- . ington track this afternoon and, coupled will a heavy rain during the night, left the track la a bad way. These conditions de-traded much from the sport and was re-sponsible for a decrease in attendance. a Considering the adverse conditions it was surprising that such a good crowd was on hand. Some of the dashes also developed more interesting contests than expected. The speculators had a good line on the mud running ability of the starters and succeeded in landing on winners with frequency, favorites faring well and accounting for most of the purses. There was no outstanding features, the pair of two-year-old dashes and a sprinting contest at three-quarters being the out- standing races. The juvenile races both resulted as the betting barometer indicated, W. E. Apple-gates New Beauty winning the dash she was entered in in hollow style from lady Longridge and Beginners Lack. H. P. Head-leys Eventide spreadeagled her opponents in the race in which she started and won eased up from Paloma and Pest. New Beauty and Eventide each paid even money and were the recipients of confident support. A heavy snowstorm furnished quite a novelty during the running of the fifth race, in which some good sprinters met. The "beautiful" began while the horses were leaving the paddock and obscured the vision across the track. Quince Garden and Jimmie Daws 1 partisans had indulged in a betting duel on i the pair, with Quince Garden slightly in favor at the close. The pair had it out from the start, with Quince Garden weakening when the pinch came in the last few strides, enabling • Jimmie Paw to win out by a neck. Right on Time landed in third place after " a poor beginning. Williams Brothers won a lucky race with i Praise, which Corcoran got up in the last t stride to down Major Chilton. Little Ann i finished third, beaten by a half length. She ? was pounds the best, but the victim of a i blundering ride by Harvey. C. T. Worthington continued on his successful - way when his Lottie Loraine was I added to the list of winning favorites for the e afternoon. She scored impressively from i Salton and Piedmont. The worst disappointment developed in 1 the last race, when Nurture was made an overwhelming favorite and finished far in the rear, the purse going to Ollie Palmer, which won in a big romp from Jetsam, with h Tomahoi in third place. Lottie Loraine, the winner in the sixth, was s claimed for ,300 by J. L. Knight. ♦ ■ —

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