Lexoline Takes Handicap: Beats Good Field in the Latonia Feature without Trouble, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-20


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LEXOLINE TAKES HANDICAP BEATS GOOD FIELD IN THE LATONIA FEATURE WITHOUT TROUBLE. Please Bests Colonel Bob in a Rousing;Finish Itacatiara Wins Steeplechase J. Lee Pilots Two Winners. Cincinnati, O., October 19. To-days Lalonia racing program was made up of seven numbers, and, having a good class of horses entered, was appreciated by racing enthusiasts, and a banner attendance was present at the course. Lexoline again showed his consistency by carrying off the ,000 handicap at a mile and a sixteenth, after leading for the entire trip. Monslg-nor, under a hard drive, taking second place from Polly Prim. With equal racing luck both would have beaten Lexoline. Monsiguor in addition to receiving a hard kick while at the post from Hard-shot was subjected to much interference in the first three-quarters. He returned to the scales bleeding profusely from the side where Hardshot had kicked him. Polly Prim was in a pocket to the stretch. turn, where she was forced to go wide to obtain clear sailing, and this cost her the purse.. Shilling on Granada was held mostly to blame for the interference that took place and was lined 00. Please, on which Lee had the mount, and Colonel Bob, ridden by Shilling, furnished a spirited finish in the race succeeding the handicap. The recently arrived easterner was a slight choice and won the purse, hut by such a slight margin as to leave doubt of his superiority over the Hayes colt. The latter was conceding Please thirteen pounds today, and was not ridden in the best possible manner. C. Koerners desperately hard rides on, Hazel-thorpe and Hazel Patch were instrumental in gaining the purses for them in their respective races. nazelthorpe was probably the best-backed favorite during the afternoon, but Shilling on Fay almost thrpw Hazel thorpc when he pulled across while in the lead. Hazelthorpe had to come from a long way back in the stretch to get up in time to Svin out. In the last race it was a desperate drive of three for the entire stretch run. Hazel Patch just lasting to win by a nose from Carew. Miss Strome, the early pacemaker, was only a head back of the pair. The steeplechase went to the suddenly improved Itacatiara, which showed much speed, and never left the issue in doubt. The field during the early stages ran fairly well bunched, Class Leader, which won so impressively in his last race, being todays trailer. At the stretch obstacle Itacatiara parted company with the others and wou cantering. War Chief fell after negotiating the last jump and broke his neck. His rider, W. Allen, escaped with a broken collarbone and a bruised leg. Jockey Yourell on Class Leader fell off conveniently after the finish, and his great show of having sustained injury prevented question for the time being from the judges about his poor ride. Bough riding was responsible for Boserrian in the second having his off hind leg almost cut in two. Melzar was decisively beaten in the fifth, the purse going to the inconsistent Arrow Swift. Jockey T. Koerner was suspended for six days by the starter for disobedience at the post. George ISorkel bought Boseblootu from It. C. Tucker after the filly had run in the sixtii race. "Borne" Bespess shipped his band of Dick Welles yearlings from his Woodlawn Farm and the youngsters Avill be put through their early paces at La-tonia. A Maceo colt was Injured iu transportation. Bespess has applied for fifteen stalls at New Orleans where he will race a dozen horses. He will not send any horses to the Arcadia track. Bob Augustine was sold at private terms to J. Blum, acting for the Mexican government. Mr. Blum said that the Mexican government had purchased over 300 mares in foal to good stallions and that a good crop of thoroughbreds for racing purposes would be iu evidence iu Mexico In a few years.

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