Latonia Derby To Be Great Race., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-04


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LATONIA DERBY TO BE GREAT RACE RACELouisville Louisville Ky June 3 The recent brilliant rac ¬ ing at Douglas Park of some of the stars on gagod in the Latonia Derby to be decided on Sat ¬ urday Juue 14 indicates that this event will be one of the greatest contests in the long history of this rich stake stakeOn On Friday last Foundation made a new track record of 144 at Douglas Park over the mile and onesixteenth route and on Saturday Ten Point made tlio same distance in 144 forced out by the groat lilly Gowell This trio is engaged in th Latonia Derby as is also G M Uendries c It Great Britain which sou of The Commoner scored impressively in his lirst start of the year at Doug ¬ las Park Saturday It is seldom that in two days racing four Derby candidates race so impressively as did Ten Point Foundation Gowell and Great Britain BritainWith With these candidates showing such sparkling form the Latonia Derby looms as the most interest ¬ ing threeyearold event of the season It is the most valuable Derby to bu decided in America this year yearPrince Prince Hermis is another Derby candidate that Is well liked by his trainer Lew Marion He showed a good performance Saturday behind Ten Point and Gowell and his admirers think that he will make a good showing in the Latonia Derby as according to their estimation the mile and a half route will be just to his fancy fancyDonorail Donorail winner of the Kentucky Derby Is doing all that trainer T P Hayes is asking of him In his daily preparation for the Latonia Derby It is probable that be will start the colt at Douglas Park this week to key him up for bis Latonia engagement engagementTlie Tlie meeting at Latonia begins six days before the running of the Derby The opening is on Mon ¬ day June 9 with the Inaugural Handicap 2000 added one mile and onesixteenth as a feature Derby eligihles engaged in this race include Ten Point Floral Park Donerail and Gowell The older horses likely to start include Rudolfo winner of tlie 15000 Kentucky Handicap Buckhorn Froglogs and Round the World The weights for this event will be announced by Secretary Maginn next Thurs ¬ day Tlie number of nominations is fiftyseven fiftysevenThe The Latonia book program covering the condi ¬ tions for the pursis and overnight handicaps during the first six days of racing will be distributed this week These purses and handicaps will In liber ¬ ality compare favorably with similar races run at Douglas Park and Churchill Downs DownsThe The closing week of racing at Douglas Park Is to be featured with two big events the Siveculation Stakes 1500 added and tlie Spring Trial Stakes 2C0 added Tlie Speculation Stakes will he run tomorrow and the Spring Trial Stakes OH Saturday June 7 The latter has 110 nominations With thoox coptiou of tlie Breeders Futurity and the Cincinnati Trophy it is the seasons richest twoyearold event In the Spring Trinl Old Rosebud Little Nephew and Imperator will lie forced to carry a penalty Practically every good twoyearold shown this season in Kentucky is eligible to this stake with tins ex ¬ ception of Hodge which was of such insignificant size early in tlio season that Ids owner W W Harden made no entry of him in stakes This lie regrets as in his last performance Hodge made a line showing showingDr Dr Williams tlio Hopkinsville breeder of tho firm of Williams fc Radford owners of the Adol liert Stud is attending the Douglas Park raws He is awaiting tlie arrival of G W J Bissell of Pitts burg turfman to whom this firm has given an option on their entire crop of yearlings yearlingsNo No effort will be made to train the great five yearold Star Charter this season Star Charter was going along promisingly early in the spring but he met with a slight mishap in his work a few weeks ago U on the arrival here of his owner J W Schorr he advised trainer J F Schorr to let the great horse rest until 114 Star Charter in 1912 was the foremost moneywinner on tlie Amer ¬ ican turf There is nothing wrong with him that care and rest will not cure Both Ids owner and trainer expect him to come back to tlie racos next season a good horse horseMajor Major T C McDowells twoyearold Tin Nor inau is said to be slightly ailing This may pro vent him from starting in tlie Spring Trial Stakrs next Saturday at Douglas Park He probably will he able to fill his Latonia engagements in the Unroll Stakes and the Cincinnati Trophy TrophyRudolfo Rudolfo is training well for the Inaugural Handi ¬ cap which will open the twentyfour days meet ing at Latonia next Monday The weights for that event will be announced this week by secretary K W Maginn Manager John Ilaohineistor spent Sunday at the Kenton County track hwking over the finishing touches to the vast improvements that aro leing made at that plant IIo rcixirts that every ¬ thing will be in llrstclass condition when tlie meet ¬ ing opens next Monday MondayA A man would have lioen considered a poor prophet had he predicted Ixfore the Churchill Downs meeting that in throe weeks of racing the groat stable of II C IIallenI eck would not provide a single winner The skilful trainer of this string Frank M Taylor has surely had1 a hard run of luck with those crack hoisoa this spring Tlie best in the stable like Adams Express and Frederick L have Ixen OR tho ailing list Azyindo was injured in one of her starts at the Downs and is just now rounding to again and the other members of the string have been out of condition conditionIt It is reported that A Ii Ferguson has declined nn offer of 1500 for his tiircevearold gelding Silver Bill He holds the son of Planudes at 7500 it is understood The ui s and downs of horse nicin wore never hotter Hnstrntcd than in the career of Silver Bill Now rated by his owner as worth sutliciont to hny a fair sized Blnegrass farm only a month back he had such a small following In a race at Lexington that he was allowed to go to the post with odds of more than 200 to 1 against his chances

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