Long Shots To The Fore: Henry Walbank Pays About 105 To 1 In Latonia Mutuels.; Despised Contender Wins Second Race--Flirting Winds Up Program with Victory at 25 to 1--Melisande and Jeff Bernstein Disappoint., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-28


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LONG SHOTS TO THE FOBE HENRY WALBANK PAYS ABOUT 105 TO I IN LATONIA MTTTTTELS Despised Contender Wins Second Race Flirting FlirtingWinds Winds Up Program with Victory at 25 to I Melisande and Jeff Bernstein Disappoint Cincinnati O October 27 Showers that fell in ¬ termittently during the morning and cold threaten ¬ ing weather in the afternoon brought about a change in racing conditions at Latonia Slow and deceptive going militated against some of the starters qnd resulted in frequent upsets that proved disastrous1 to favorite followers Star Charter was the only public choice to win The second nice developed tbe longestpriced winner with one exception seeu on a Kentucky track this season Henry Wallmnks success netting his lucky backers 21140 for each 2 invested odds of nearly 105 to 1 Those who backed Flirting also profited handsomely as she paid over 25 to 1 by winning the closing race raceTodays Todays attendance while showing a decrease from former days since the opening was still accounted good and made up in enthusiasm what was lacking in numliers The defeat of Melisande in the feature race was the main Incident of the racing This crack filly showed a jierformance that was in decided contrast to her previous good oiies and was beaten on by Merrick and Theo Cook Her customary high early speed was lacking which enabled Merrick to go into the lead from barrier rise He increased his advantage with every stride to ultimately win eased t a canter canterBig Big fields in the opening dashes both for twoyear olds served to puzzle the public and caused a big drop in the volume of speculation The running of these races was replete with unavoidable crowd ¬ ing and some of the bestbacked ones were the chfet sufferers The third race also a twoyearold dash was the only bright spot for favorite followers Star canteringEd Charter was much the best and won cantering Ed Trotters recent acquisition Carlton G which horse lie obtained last Monday by the claiming proc ¬ ess made good in decisive style in the fifth race and took Into camp among others the popular favor ¬ ite 4 ft Bernstein Tin latter UiIgUt have won = bnt for being sharply cut off on the lower turn The judges held TKicu 5n Carlton G to blame for the interference and fined him 30 besides suspend ¬ ing him for five days First Peep and Mamie Algol divided the public support in the closing dash but Flirting led them both to the finish finishJockeys Jockeys McTaggart and Herbert were each sus ¬ pended for ten days by the starter for disobedience at the i ost ostCapt Capt J T Williams today shipped his good colt Governor Gray to Lexington to be turned out until next spring The youngster In his last few starts clearly showed that he has gone back in form and It is expected that a long letup will benefit him Cap ¬ tain Williams also announced that he had disposed of a half interest in the youngster for a satisfactory a mount but would not disclose the purchasers name Karl Senff and County Tax were shipped with Gov ¬ ernor GrayJ Gray J P Ross was among the owners here distributing stake blanks for the Carnden Handicap at Lexing ¬ ton springThe next spring The 10 machines were put in operation and aided a good bit to relieve the congestion They are surrounded by railings that enabled patrons to get served in the order of their coming to the machines All the other machines will be equipped in the same fashion as it lessens confusion and expedites the sale of tickets ticketsWilliam William Shelley who will serve as presiding judge at Juarez Mex was aniong todays visitors visitorsJ J C Milam will shin Ada Meade to Oakland In charge of trainer J O Keene who will race her this winter Mr Milam has transferred the young ¬ ster by Knight of the Thistle Fair Fortune to M Odom The latter bought a half interest iu him recently and will race him at Juarez Mex MexE E J Gildersleeve arrived yesterday from Toronto with his string of racers racersJockey Jockey Deavenport was before the judges after the second race to cxnlitin his action in liaviiig pulled up lima for no apparent reason The rider claimed that he thought the filly haiV broken a leg as she stumbled repeatedly The judges were in ¬ clined to deal severely with the offending rider until starter Cassidy informed them that Hums fall at the post with Deavenport had left hint stunned and was probably the cause of the rider having pulled the tilly out of contention in the run ¬ ning He was let off with a caution Iluia did not show injurySeuors any injury Seuors P Milmo and L F Poster of Monterey Mex were among todays visitors They came t inspect the plant with a view to securing ideas for a track they contemplate building at Monterey They have a concession from the government which allows them to build a eiiyino and amphitheaters for bull fighting in addition to a race track trackW W 1 Fruser of Toronto made an addition t his breeding cstahlMiuient by the purchase of the mare Called Buck from I II Wheatcrnft WheatcrnftThe The twohorse combination consisting of Lily Paxton and Henry Wulbank paid is10 for Sa SaFred Fred Luzader will iicciiainany Countless to Phnli and trainer J W May will go on to Baltimore next Saturday SaturdayJesse Jesse Turney brother of Amos was a visitor at Iatonia yesterday Mr Turney is out of the thor ¬ oughbred business having disposed of his iiiterestJ when Captain Sigsbee died diedlima lima and Alfred the Great have been taken oft the schooling list and there are but six left on the list listT T C McDowell was disappointed over the showing of Kings Daughter yesterday ut has hopes of hrr regaining her good form in the immediate future and will continue her in training trainingJ J J Flannigan lias bought of C C Van Meter the chestnut twoyearold tilly Morning Song The filly and three yearlings will be shipped to Lenu sacola sacolaThe The only winner on a Kentucky track this season that paid better than Henry Walhank did today wan Muzetta W which scored at the Lexington spring meeting at odds of 414 to 1

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