Weather Affects Latonia: Diminished Patronage Follows Unfavorable Climatic Conditions.; John Reardon Wins Principal Race of Day with Great Ease--Merrick Scores After Meeting with a Mishap--Racing Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-03


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WEATHER AFFECTS LATONll DIMINISHED PATRONAGE FOLLOWS UNFAVOR ¬ ABLE CLIMATIC CONDITIONS John Reardon Wins Principal Race of Day with withGreat Great Ease Merrick Scores After Meeting Meetingwith with a Mishap Racing Gossip Cincinnati O November 2 Cool and threatening weather liefore race time served to reduce todays Latonia attendance somewhat from the ordinarily big crowd An ordinary card also contributed to the lack of interest The sport proved costly to the big operators as most of their choices were beaten The fourth race which served as the feature was contested by four starters and resulted in victory for John Reardon which showed a form reversal as compared with his previous outing On that occa ¬ sion he finished absolutely last and beaten off Ue was a strong contender from the start this after ¬ noon assumed the lead when called on and won with much in reserve Dr Holzberg wlUch had beaten him off In their previous meeting landed third Lcamence leading him for second place Ta ¬ boos race tills afternoon was also far below her best effort but it was mainly due to the slovenly handling she received from J Reid ReidIn In the fifth race Merrick romped home Jn advance of his opposition and won cantering with Camel and Sinfran following Merricks performance was th more noteworthy for the reason that he was jumped on and one of his legs so badly cut that it is doubt ¬ ful if he will be a starter again this season Alice seasonAlice Baird started the lavprite players on the downward path by succumbing in the opener Mo Wander and Dander Woodlane followed in the sec ¬ ond but in her case a mishap contributed to her defeat She stumbled and unseated her ridec soon after the start Stafford won at long odds in the last stride from C H Patten Lesh was another unexpected one to score he being a handy winner in the third race over Ellanctte and Sir Dawn Ceremonius in the last race had favorable condi ¬ tions and won easily Turncoat was the disappoint ¬ ment of this race He had a rough trip ill the way Jockey wayJockey Guy Bums will leave tomorrow for James ¬ town whither he goes to ride for Albert Simon William Gerst of Nashville was among todays visitors and conferred with trainer George Ham relative to winter plans They determined on send ¬ ing a dozen horses to Jacksonville to be campaigned there Among those that will be raced are Dooan winner of this years Kentucky Derby which horse is reported to be rounding Into fine condition at the farm and Hanbrklge which will he fired ami rested uutil January Jockey Herbert will do the stable riding ridingAdvices Advices from Tampa today from J IT Strode are that at A meeting of the board ot directors held yesterday the appointments of J J Burke E C Smith J B Campbell and W M Murray as officials for the winter meeting were approved The opening date for the sixty days of racing was fixed f r January 2 2Nineteen Nineteen racers of the It F Carman string werp arrivals this morning from Baltimore They aro Arclte Bonnie Kelso White Wool Cohort Kir Alvea cot Campeon Dnncraggaii Horizon La Salle Mark Antony II Magazine M Cambon Merry Lad Naughty Lad Question Mark Rogon StarbotUe Staro and Stepfather Semprolus The Turk and Meridian were turned out until next spring I ought to feel grateful to Sam Hlldreth for shipping away and fixing up the stable as well as he diil before going facetiously remarked Mr Carman today The quarters he vacated are as good as any I have housed my horses in at any track in the country Mr Carman stated that his horses had won aa even hundred races for him up to date this season and that be expects to pull down many more purses before the end of the I atonla meeting His present arrangements call for a rest this win ¬ ter terOther Other arrivals today from Baltimore included Frank Taylor with Fauntleroy aiid Adams Express and J Simon Healy with the horses of Copt E B Cassatr consisting of Centralia Layminster Miss Pengood IJeatherbroom and Medallion With Ihe Healy onslgnment came Belfast and one other owned DuryeaFormer by H B Duryea Former presiding judge James II Bees was among todays visitors and seemed to take a good bit of interest in the sport sportCharles Charles Cella well known as a former bookmaker was among todays visitors Mr Cella has retired from the turf and is now engaged in the hotel busi ¬ ness in St Louis LouisThe The winning threehorse combination consisting of Merrick John Reardon and Ceremonius paid its backers 10320 for each 2 The twohorse com binatlon of Wander and Stafford did not have i hacker so the money was divided among the sup ¬ porters of the field each getting 10150 for 2 2Henry Henry McCoulskey announced that his would ship his ten horses 4o Pensacolu at the close of racing here C K Patterson will send a dozen to the same place

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