Gossip from Kentucky Sources, Daily Racing Form, 1910-07-16


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j GOSSIP FROM KENTUCKY SOURCES. Louisville. Ky.. July 15. — Horsemen at Churchill Downs are talking of how D. Riley played It pretty strong with Lehanence on the men of the halter brigade at the recent Latonia meeting. Leanietice was entered to Is- sold for O0 in the first race he won there with the son of Maddison, and though he ran a mile and a sixteenth that day in 1:451, the Lex ijug loi|. nv nof, w,n,« .not boosted and led his four-year dd back to the barn with the wise ones seemingly at sea as to the real, merits of the poll. It took a more than fair horse to beat PInkoll in the closing days of the LafOnin meeting, but * lmfnrf did il. though he hud to run a mile in 1 ::K»» over a track that was a frifle slow. Of course Mr. Riley will not again dare to run his good colt in selling races; so he wiU be one of the regular handicap starters at Churchill Downs the coming fall, and until weighted out of such races is likely to be a hard horse to bent. The owner of Leaineinp is a brother or James B. Riley, -of Maid Militant note, «nd the son of Maddison is trained bv the latter turfman. It is stated that neither of these bone-men ever put a dollar in u thoroughbred horse that did not produce them a substantial profit. They run their horses for file purses they can win. as neither bet to any extent on the races. James Riley w.-is formerly a trotting horse driver of some note, and performed in the sulky on the Grand Circuit tracks, lie still owns a few harness horses, but has given trotting little attention in recent years. WIU -L Shelley, clerk of the course and associate judge at Churchill Downs, expresses the belief that it" New York racing should end September 1. Mars Cassidy will do tlie starting at the coming fall meeting here. Trainer C. C. Yan Meter is expected from Latonia. His horses are now all over their spring sickness, and Topland and The Fad, especially, are looking and doing well.

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