Cheap Platers Contest: Latonia Program Given over to Poorer Class of Racers, Daily Racing Form, 1910-07-02


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CHEAP PLATERS CONTEST LATONIA PROGRAM GIVEN OVER TO POORER CLASS OF RACERS. Emperor William Wins Only Race with Any Pretension to Quality — Charlie Hill Falls and Is Destroyed. Cincinnati, O., July 1. — Todays card was framed with a view to allowing the poorer class of horses the opportunity of winning, lite sport as a result suffered and the betting fell off. Sweltering heat contributed to decrease the attendance. The main incident of the racing resulted from the running of the closing dash, contested by fourteen of the cheapest kind of selling platers. Charlie Hill, owned by Kay Spetice ami ridden by the diminutive F. Cole, was far in the lead approaching the stretch turn, when, he suddenly stumbled and fell, sustaining a badly fractured shoulder from contact with the fence. Cole escaped with a severe shaking up and minor bruises, but it was necessary to destroy the horse ns a result of ale injuries. The best offering of the card was the fourth race, and it enabled Barney Schreiher to take bis first purse of the meeting when Emperor William finished first. He was so much the best that after getting away in a tangle he closed a big gap in the last quarter. Favorites were again beaten in the majority of the races. Among the defeated choices were Molly Mog, Gemmcll and Still Alarm. Fach received the confident support of their connections, but could not do better than land second place. After Molly Mogs defeat by Lily Paxton, Pat Knebelkamp. owner of Molly Mog. booated her from 00 to ,000. at which figure he became her owner. Carlton G. took a fairly good band of milers into camp in the third race, but was aided greatly by the start he received. apt. J. T. Williams, after learning of the protest made against the starting of Governor Gray in the Cincinnati Trophy, announced that the colt will be sent after the rich prize regardless of track or weather conditions. There was a rumor that an appeal would be taken from the judges rnling and that the racing committee would be called upon for a final decision in the matter. Should Governor Gray be the winner in tomorrows event, the association probably will be asked to withhold payment of the stakes until the committee rules on Governor Grays eligibility. The Latonia management is making great preparations for the entertainment of the banner crowds of the meeting tomorrow and Independence Day. Jockey Jackson, in addition to being fined 5 for misbehavior at the post in the second race, was suspended for two days by the starter for diso edience in the last race. Burton was also given a two-days ■aapeaahML Adder acted fractiously and threw Jockey Brannon while at the post. The boy was bruised considerably alien t the face. Clint DeWitt will ship bis horses to Windsor at the close of racing here. W. C. Westmoreland, whs will have charge of the F. J. Pons horses that will he shipped to Imisville, will send for the yearlings that the Florida turfman recently liought from Walter Parmer and will put them through their initial paces in preparation for racing next winter. Jockey Kennedy left tonight for Fort Erie, where he will ride during the meeting which begius there tomorrow. Secretary Magtaa wrote joint Haehmeister from Fort Erie today that everything is in readiness for the opening and that prospects are bright for a successful session of racing at that Canadian track.

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