Latonias Speedy Racing: Marathon Defeats Redgauntlet. Sally Preston and Kercheval in Fast Time, Daily Racing Form, 1908-11-01


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LATONIAS SPEEDY RACING. MARATHON DEFEATS RED GAUNTLET. SALLY PRESTON AND KERCHEVAL IN FAST TIME. All Red Wins from Sorrowful and WintoTgreen Jolly a Surprise Latonia Horsemen Hopeful About New Orleans. Cincinnati. O.. October 31. Todays splendid card save opHrtnuity to the lietter class horses to engage in coniiieiition and resulted in some of the best racing since the opening of the mceiing. The attendance was also of law proportions and speculation suflieieiitlv heavy to keep eighteen layers steadily outfitted during tlie afternoon. Surprises were treuuent and tlie defeat of ail the elioiees redounded t the advantage of the bookmakers. Marathons showing in the mile and :i furlong liandlcai. which featured the card, stamns him as one of the best racers in this section. It was his third successive victory since becoming the property of J. B. Respess. Kcrcheval. on the strength of his recent good running, was thought to have the race" safe and was installed a heavy favorite. He was liberally supported. Some doubt existed as to .Mara thons ability to go a mile and a furious; and Red-gauntlet and Sally Preston were given strong back Ing to beat him. Sally Preston, under her light impost, set out to make a fast pace, hut could never K far away from .Marathon. The latter wore lcr down on tlie stretch turn and was never ex tended in the stretch racing. Redgauntlet. coming with a rush near the end. got up in time to take second place from Sally Preston. Kercheval. after hitving acted badlv at the post, ran with a choppy stride and failed to be a threatening contender at :niv part of tin- race. .1. R. Restless good colt. Wintergreen. was thought to hold his opposition safe in the six-furlongs ban dicap for two-year-olds, but was easily taken into -amp by All Red and Sorrowful. All Red. bv 1ms m rfonnaiice today, proved that his recent victory ait a mile in 1:-S0 flat was no lluke. as he had nmcn in reserve at the linish today. Sorrowful showed to better advantage than in her recent races-when ridden bv McGco. . JnoIIv furnished the surprise by taking the opening raw from a fairly good band of two-year-olds. Aspirin, the mild favorite, lauding second place after a stormy trip during the early running. .Marbles showed the most speed in the second race and out-staved the favorite. Honest, in the closing drive. Beau Rrummel attain showed inconsistency by wiu-ulirf the third nice somewhat easily from Mortiboy. II nnlbal 15ev. the clioice in -this race, tired badly after going three-quarters and allowed Imlwden to take third place. The closintt number disclosed a form reversal on the part of Albert Star, which won with ridiculous case, from Arrow Swift and Carew. Some of tue -wise ones prolited handsomely by Albert Star s victory, as thev pounded his price from an opening ot 7 to 2 almost to favoritism at the close. As the result of his assault on sheet writer Saer-lnan "Counselor Hill Rrien was lined by the judges today. Mr. Brien. while claiming1 justification for the assault, admitted that lie had acted hastily in attacking Sherman while on the race track. Mr. Brien claims that Sherman forced himself into Itiiens ear when leaving Toronto and terrorized Briens help all the way here and abused the horses in the car. E. It. Uradlev and Albert Simons have written for stalls and will arrive here some time next week. Jockey Notter is also an expected arrival and will linish" oiit the season here. .1. W. .May disposed of Marbles and Christmas after the second race to Miller Henderson on private terms. Both horses will lie shipped to Los Angeles. Tuscan Gold was sold at auction this morning to J. Hamilton: for 10. and Ben Strong went to Nugent Bros, for SC". . , Several horsemen departed tonight for New ork to be on hand election day to east their ballots for Cluinler for governor of New York. The iatest from New Orleans is to tlie effect that Iainpliell Scott, who will manage the race meeting In the Crescent City next winter, will make an announcement in a. day or two and that plans have been determined on to begin the racing on Thanksgiving day.

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