Favorites Again Beaten: First Choices Continue to Do Poorly at Latonia Track, Daily Racing Form, 1910-06-17


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FAVORITES AGAIN BEATEN FIRST CHOICES CONTINUE TO DO POORLY AT LAT0NIA TRACK. Governor Gray Regains Some of His Loit Prestige by Impressive Victory in Juvenile Race — Alice George Beats Good Ones. Cincinnati, o.. June 16. — Todays card at Latonia was rather ordinary, but tin- attendance was re markably large. Keen interest was aroused iu the meeting of supposedly the lust youngster* here in Ilie fourth race. Governor Cray regained some or his lost prestige by scoring in impressive fashion bjr a good margin. L.iIniIiI barely saving the second place from the fast-coining Jack Deiiiuan, with James file, and Ih-lain-y next, noses apart. II. C Hedw ills Lochiel, from which much was expected, was never a serious factor in tlie running and tinisued in the rink. Favorites again utterly failed, not a single first choice scoring during the afternoon. Close finishus came with the running of most of the races. In the opener Mary Day. one of the outsiders grouped in the miituel Held, gave the form nlnjIM a shock by oiilstaying the favorite, H. K. Brandt, in a spirited Baal furlong drive. Kice drain, well fancied lathe Lexingtonians. reared a tlukv victorv in the second over White Baffle. The latter was much the best and with a better lieginiiing would have won. Alice Cenrge. overlooked even by her owner, took Barnsdale and Merrick into camp, with Clint Tucker and Star Venus trailing. Clias. F. Grainger recovered his speed suddenly in the fifth and made bin appoaithja appear ordinary, winning eased to a i-anter in time that almost equaled the track record. Quagga led throughout in the closing race, for which My Gal was a, warm favorite, but failed to finish in the money. As a result of over-exertion while reducing, coupled with hot weather, jockey Kennedy was taken with several fainting spells while in the jockeys quarters before race time anal later ln-gaii to rave and became violent, necessitating the efforts of several persons to siiiidue him. He was taken to his borne, where he is at present under a doctors surveillance. Lou Johnson arrived from Louisville this morning with Tony W. ami four two-year-olds that he will race here. Joseph A. Murphy was among todays visitors. He is en route from his home in St. Louis to Hamilton, where he will serve as presiding judge. Mr. Murphy expressed the belief that the mutilel system of belting will pave the way for a restoration of racing everywhere. Jockeys Warren and Ganz were each fined 5 by the starter for disobedience at the post and for similar offensi-s T. Koerm-r and F. Jackson were each suspended for two days. . J. Brockmiller left tonight for Oklahoma City, where he will make book.

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