Jockey Jost Receives Internal Injuries: Bad Spill in Sixth Race at Latonia - Wee Lass Should Have Won Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1906-08-10


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JOCKEY JOST RECEIVES INTERNAL INJURIES. : Bad Spill in Sixth Race at Latonia Wee lass Should Have Won Handicap, Cincinnati, 0., August 9. Racing Secretary .Davis offered a program at Latonia today that would have kept that proverbial Philadelphia lawyer guessing. It was made up of ordinary selling and condition races, with a free handicap of six furlongs thrown in by way of diversion. This latter race had only four acceptances, but all of them were so weighted that a choice was difficult. Wee Lass was made the favorite, and Devout and Alcor, also heavily backed. Wee Lass should have won, as she was much the best, but a stupid ride on the part of E. Rice caused her to lose by a narrow margin in a furious last seventy yards drive with Devout. Had Rice gone about his business and stayed close to the Inner rail, Wee Lass would have been a handy winner. NIcol rode Devout, also won on Airship and Barkelmore. There was an accident in the sixth race which may be attended by fatal results. Jost sustained Internal injuries when Capltano fell. He was removed to a local hospital. J. Daly escaped with a shaking up when Creel fell. How the mishap occurred has not been fully determined. Close observers, however, say that NIcol, on Airship, was mostly at fault. Oak Grove was much the best and, hut for the Interference, might have been an easy winner. Willie betting was In progress on the sixth race the owners of Toppy Girl asked permission of the judges to withdraw her on account of lameness. The permission was granted, and twenty minutes additional time allowed for a new hook. C. C. McCafferty bid up Demo, winner of the second race, 00 over her entered price of a like amount. She was retained. Considerable excitement occurred prior to the running of the first race when trainer Denny indulged in a flght with one of the Plnkerton police. The fuss was about the showing of a badge, and almost precipitated a riot before the belligerents were parted. Five horses owned by Alvey and nenderson were shipped today to Louisville where they will be rested until the beginning of the Douglas Park meeting. Jockey C. Morris was fined 3 by the starter for disobedience at the post. Capitano was badly Injured by his fall and will probably have to be given a long rest. J. C. Ferriss, Jr., has decided to bring suit in a civil court for the amount he claims due from J. G. Mitchell for the transfer of Class Leader.

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