Camden to Overall: Carries the Whitney Colors to Front in Lexington Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-29


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CAMDEN TO OVERALL , « Carries the Whitney Colors to Front in Lexington Feature. * Eden Makes It a Double for Popular Silks — Extreme Cold Fails to Keep Crowd Away. ♦ LEXINGTON, Ky.. April 2. Harry Payne Whitneys Overall, ridden by R Lenham. was returned victor in the Camden Handicap, carrying a net value of $",«00 and handsome silver plate, the latter donated by former senator Camden, in whose honor the race is named. Following the winner separated by short margins came Deeming and Chitta-gong in second and third places respectively. The trio were driving furiously for the last sixteenth with Overall holding on well, though tiring. Overall had headed the six other starters when the half mile ground was reached anil rounding into the stretch secured what seemingly assured him of an easy victory, but Deeming and Chittagong, both laggards in the early stages, began moving up with great determination through the stretch and in the last sixteenth there was a spectacular duel between the trio which culminated in Overall, still having half a length advantage over Deeming with Chittagong also going strongly. Kothermel finished in fourth phv e, Changed track conditions was responsible-for the absence from the race of Leau Lin er, Token and Mary O. The success of Overall was not anticipated and he was one of the outsiders. SILVER PLATE TO WIN NEK. The h-indsome silver plate was prcBsetcd to Ken Walters, acting for Mr. Whitney, by Mr. .lonett S. House, former secretary of the Inited States Treasury, who made the pre-sentation for former senator Camden. The Whitney colors were also successful ia a preceeding race, his filly Kden Beared " the double. Her victory, like Overalls was gained only after a stubborn duel, in this case with Seminola. Kxtreme cold followed a heavy downpour, making conditions for the sport disagreeable, but not seriously affecting the attendance. Pacing with most of the people in the blue grass region is almost a religion and it would take decidedly unpropitious weather to bring about a curtailment in attendance. The Gardner-Applegate-Yan Dusen combination continues its successes and a double went their way when Torchilla accounted for the sixth race that brought to the post aame good youngsters. T. S. Jordan had previously won. Both were ridden by Legere. Torchilla displayed high speed and a liking for the going, moving away from the others soon after the start and winning hard under restraint. Picadiily was closest in pursuit of him all the way and was an easing second, with Royal Julian bringing up in third place, under hard urging. INDIANAPOLIS IN VAN. Jockey J. McCoy, who piloted Bobby to victory in the opener, came back with another victory when he landed Indianapolis in the van of the seven others that started in the mile race. Indianapolis was favored and led from the start to beat Line Torch, with Flying Spark in third place. Blue Torch made a game effort to overhaul the winner, but found the task too difficult. He was far out of it for the first half mile, but closed a big gap thereafter. Flying Spark kept Indianapolis close company in the early part. but began giving away in the stretch. Harry Payne Whitneys stable earned its initial victory of the- year on Kentucky tracks when Kden. a filly by Whisk Pro m II. from Paradise- II.. won after a spirited finish with Seminola. Marion raizabeth finishing third. Kden displayed a good Might of speed in the early stages, but began tiring slightly in the last sixteenth and it required her riders best effort to enable her to land the purse. Semincrta came with a rush in the last eighth and performed gamely. The dozen that began the sport, over the Futurity Course, were an ordinary band. Bobby, an outsider, showing a liking for the going and a good brand of speed moved into the lead soon after the rise of the barrier anel led the others for the entire way. Margate- finished in second place and Keply. another outsider, finished in third place. Herbert 1. Cardner added another purse-to his sce»r»- when his T. S. Jordan ace-ouiitcd for the- Lafayette Hotel Handicap, over the Futurity Course, in which four others en-najeel with him. Arcady finished in second place- and Thundering third. T. S. Jordan was always the leader and showed a liking for the going. He maintained a fast pace throughout and saving ground additionally enabled hint to ulways hold Arcady safe. Arcady was ridden wide unnecessarily so at the stretch turn and he began tiring slightly near the end, enabling Thundering to get in close proximity to him at the finish. L. T. Cooper has secured a contract on the apprentice* T. hah hi and will nive- the lad his first chance to ride- at the Pau mount meeting:

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