Pretension Fails Badly.: Confidently Supported At Latonia But Director Easily Holds Him Safe.; Rain Affects the Track Slightly--McDowells Huck Graduates from the Maiden Class--Jason Takes the Steeplechase., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-30


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PRETENSION FAILS BADLY CONFIDENTLY SUPPORTED AT LATONIA BUT DIRECTOR EASILY HOLDS HIM SAFE Rain Affects the Track Slightly McDowells Huck HuckGraduates Graduates from the Maiden Class Jason Takes the Steeplechase p Cincinnati O June 29 Big fields made up of ordinary horses composed todays card A fair at ¬ tendance for Monday was present but speculation was the lightest of the current meeting nothing standing out prominently to captivate the imaglna tlon and confidence of the crowd Favorites fared badly only one choice Lady Almy winning during the afternoon afternoonAfter After the running of the first race there was av brisk shower which continued until after the second race but aside from slightly softening the trapk and laying the dust the going was not affected and fairly fast time considering the quality of the starters was registered If such it could be called the fourth race was the feature For some reason Pretension despite his recent poor showing was made favorite over Director but when It came to the running the Hespess candidate held Pretension safe all the way and won comfortably Pretension l elng forced to do his best to retain second placo from the fastcoming Lady Esther Estherlit lit the closing race crowding on the first turn was responsible for Lenora J and Agnes Wood falling For a time it was thought that Glasuer and Huf nagel who had the mounts on the pair Tvere seri ¬ ously injured but beyond a severe shaking up and minor bruises the track physician could not locatu any hurts about the youngsters youngstersThe The steeplechase over the short course went to Jason practically neglected despite his recent good victory over the same starters Coal Black Lady was the medium Of confident support and flattered her hackers by leading to the last field jump where she tired badly and finally unseated her rider by blundering The mishap gave Mcllvain a clear course and he took a good lead but failed to with ¬ stand the rush of Jason at the stretch hurdle Cocli ran on Mcllvaiu tried to Impede tho winner by steering his mount a swerving course After the finish the judges fined Cochran 50 and suspended him for the remainder of the meeting for his at ¬ tempt at interference interferenceMrs Mrs Sewall under u hard drive managed to out ¬ stay Serenade in the opener openerT T C McDowell had better luck In the thirdracn when his Huck won in a canter from a poor baud of maidens The fifth race also was contested by a bad field and Bitter Miss proved best and won comfortably from Water Lake the favorite favoriteJockey Jockey T Taylor suspended by the judges for ten days for rough riding will be allowed to ac ¬ cept mounts again He will ride Floreal in the Cin ¬ cinnati Trophy TrophyJockey Jockey C Koerner has been requested to come here and ride Direct in the stake tomorrow tomorrowTodays Todays counter attraction the baseball game be ¬ tween the Cincinnati and Chicago National League teams was held responsible for tbc failure to draw a better attendance attendanceJohn John Hachmeister returned from a flying trip to the Fort Erie track this morning He reports the grounds rapidly reaching good condition and says the many improvements made on the plant will make it rank with the best in Canada

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