Honest Wins In A Canter.: Simply Runs Away From Dainty Dame And Other Speedy Sprinters.; Ethelda Makes a Show of Her Opponents--Plantland Scores in a Fast Run Mile--Captain Rees Pleased with Mutuels., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-27


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HONEST AYINS IN A CANTER SIMPLY RUNS AWAY FROM DAINTY DAME AND OTHER SPEEDY SPRINTERS Ethelda Makes a Show of Her Opponents Plantlaml PlantlamlScores Scores in a Fast Run Mile Captain Rees ReesPleased Pleased with Mutucls Louisville Ky May 20 In the free handicap at six furlongs Milton Youngs Sorcerer colt Honest a Latonia Derby eligible showed a smart perfor malice by taking tlie measure of a good band of sprinters that Included Dainty Dame Balling and Ha1 He beat this trio in decisive style after maintaining a pace that carried him to tlie finish Jive lengths In advance Dainty Dame was caught ill a Jam soon after the start which caused her to hi taken back for almost a quarter then gained rapidly on the leader in the stretch but could not get near him Balling jus managed to outstay Zal The latter is seemingly in poor form or dislikes the track trackThe The mile purse race that followed the handicap was another fastrun race and resulted in vlctory for Plantland which led all the way and hail tle most racing luck Miss Lida making her tirst start this year furnished the principal contention to the Fizer horse and landed second place from Bonnie Bard Pottles Deuce and Lens well sup ¬ ported advantageKthHda showed to poor advantage KthHda showed by her easy victory in the second race that her recent good showing when she beat the best youngsters at the course was not a fluke as many thought She again showed the dazzling spend went into a good lead at once and soon had her nearest opponents driving hard and won in tho easiest kind of a canter canterAside Aside from Ktheldas good showing tho race wan noteworthy for the dead heat that resulted for third place between Direct and Advancing The Incident furnished a new problem for mutucl bettors and accountants in figuring up the show pro rata but the satisfactorilyArrow task was accomplished satisfactorily Arrow Swift in the closing race showed tho form of his previous race long enough to land the purse in a hard drive from Camille The latter would have won in another stride This finish was the closest of the afternoon afternoonFrontenac Frontenac suffered again from bad racing luck lie was shutlled back soon after the start and before being straightened away was a bad last He closed a big gap in tho last quarter but was unable to head TalliottAlbert off Hannibal Bey and Mary Talliott Albert Star one of the extreme outsiders landed the opening purse In which sixteen platers started Half of the big field met witli too much interference to have a chance after the start Captain startCaptain James II Kees was a visitor at the track Captain Kces expressed himself as pleased with the mntiiel system of betting He said he regretted that tlio change would force the bookmakers out among whom lie has many friends but he added that could not lie helped and whatever served to benefit the sport should be encouraged As to the racing situation in Tennessee Captain Kees said that both candidates for governor were conducting their campaigns on reform lines and he did not see any chance for a resumption of racing there for three or four years to come comeJockey Jockey V Iowers returned today from Toronto and resumed riding His only mount Hannibal Bey was returned winner winnerJoekey Joekey E Martin was fined 30 by the starter for disobedience at tlie post Owner 1 Griffin complained to the judges that one of tlie assistant starters was responsible for Frontenaes failure to get started away from the post with the others on account of lieing held In ¬ vestigation disclosed that Frontenac had been bumped into when Joe Moser went over sharply from an outside position This caused him to be shuUIed back and sulk in the early running Lyman runningLyman Davis will leave at the close of this meeting to take up his duties as secretary of the Empire City track Matt 1 Winn will also depart at the close of the racing here for New York where he will supervise the many Improvements to be made at beginsNothing the Vonkers track before racing begins Nothing definite has been decided on as to whether K W Maginn will succeed John B Dillon as sec ¬ retary of the Latonia Jockey Club Mr Dillon has arranged the program for the first thirteen days and it is now being distributed to horsemen In case Magiuu assumes the secretaryship Dillon will be tissociate judge to Charles F Price PriceEugene Eugene Klrod has arranged for a sincial train to leave here Saturday night for the accommodation of horsemen and race followers desirous of leaving for Cincinnati

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