Plan To Revive Latonias Glory.: Racing During Approaching Meeting to Be on Plane in Keeping with Best Traditions of Course., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-09


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FLAN TO REVIVE LATONIA S GLORT Racing During Approaching Meeting to Be on Plane in Keeping with Beit Traditions of Course Cincinnati O October 8 The stake book for the fall meeting at Latonia is now being distributed It provides for twentyfour days of racing beginning October 24 and closing November 19 During this period eight stake races will be run with guaranteed values or from 1200 to 2000 Thelatter sum goes to the Inaugural Handicap on the opening day These are the biggest fall offerings ever hung up at La ¬ tonia which has not given any stakes in the fall for the past five years yearsThe The conditions of the races for the first week of the meeting will cause a bit of surprise as no purse of less than 400 is offered and there are one or two events daily that carry 500 added The Latonia association deserves credit for this liberality Tlie purses will contlnue to be of similar value during the following three weeks If conditions warrant warrantStake Stake races in the fall were always a feature of the meetings at Latonia In the earlier days Espe ¬ cially was this so when the late T J McGibben was president and the famous Maj Elias Lawrence was secretary In that time the Zoo Zoo Stakes first won by Matinee the great mare bred by the late Captain Cottrell of Mobile was run Tue Maiden Stakes is another which brings to mind the sensational plunge made on one of E J Baldwins horses which won after being backed from 15 to 1 to 3 to 5 The Barrett Stakes also called the Kentucky Central Stakes an event for twoyearolds at a mile made much turf history The most notable win was that of Silver Cloud whicli beat the sensational Kirkman by an inch The Springbok and the Tobacco Stakes were also features the latter being a selling stake noted for Its victorious long shots and also for some sensational runups runupsThe The Autumn Inaugural is the successor of the Cincinnati Hotel Handicap in which many of the best horses of tlie past decade have competed LIda Stanhope was Its first winner Amons the great ones that started in this event were Yo Tambien Ida Pickwick Ray S and the old Ohiobred wonder Dad which was always reserved for tlie spring and fall Hotel Handicaps and won a couple of them at circus odds oddsThe The field for the Latonia Autumn Handicap ought to be a good one Among those that look like sure starters are Jack Atkin which recently won tlie 10000 Dominion Handicap at Fort Erie Kings Daughter which grand mare is again in splendid form as shown by her success in the St Leger Han ¬ dicap at Churchill Downsr Joe Morris the Latonia Derby winner Pinkola Helmet Mellsande Count ¬ less Sager Green Seal Barleythorpe Emperor Wil ¬ liam Norbitt Cherryola and Irince Gal The other events and the overnight handicaps are likely to make this meeting at Latonia one of the best ever held here and It is expected that many of tlie old guard that thronged the course in the years when the late Charles Fleischmann and later his son Julius raced at the old Milldalc track will again figure as patrons of the sport The present man ¬ agement is bending every effort to recover the social standing that the Latonia associa ¬ tion enjoyed in the old days The new policy seems destined to win for Latonia its oldtime popularity Col E C Hopper who for years was in control of the racing at j jatonia atonia in a recent interview said I regard Latonias prospects for a fall meeting this year as being more flattering than at any time In Its long and honorable career Practically all of the horses now making Louisville racing great will be at Latonia with scores of others from the Cana ¬ dian circuit Latonia Is the most picturesque spot in the country It draws its patronage from Cin ¬ cinnati and its suburban towns whose residents know good racing and will in the future as lu the past show appreciation of honest efforts for a good and clean race meeting

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