Looking forward to the Latonia Derby, Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-13


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LOOKING FORWARD TO THE LAT0NIA DERBY. Cincinnati. .. May 12.— The Latonia Derby, the last Of the big three year old races of the spring and summer season in Kentucky, has a number of eligible* which were not entered for the recently run Kentucky Derby. This event is the feature race of the coming twenty four days meeting of the Latonia Jockey Club, which will be the thirty-Brat colli inu oils soring meeting at this beautiful course. As last season. 86,000 is added by the Latonia Jockey Club to the Derby this spring, and it will mark the meeting of the great three-year-olds for tlie first time al t ne mile and a half, the real Derby route. Some of the Latonia Derby eligibles not among the entries for lb" Kentucky Derby are Bulgarian. Bushy Head. Beach Comber. Iridescence. Doctor Samuel. San Yega. Kilday. Decathlon. Erin, la Hence and Justice Goebel. Of these Doctor Samuel has been showing high class form this season ami. as a three year-old. appears to be a much improved g. Idlng. San Vega is now in the stable of R. J. Mackenzie, and is highly regarded by both his owner ami trainer. Jack Adkins: Beach Comber is he big coll by the Epsom Derby winner, Lock Sand, lo possess which as a yearling E. R. Brad ley pahl 4,000. Hie record price of recent years. Of Coarse, the stars thai were eligible for the Kentucky Derby. Including old Rosebud. Hodge, John Guild. Bradleys choice. Btonacwlag, Water melon. Ivan Gardner and Old Ben, are also eligible to the Latonia Derby, and the held this season will Unquestionably be one of the greatest in the long history of tins popalar race, which numbers among its winners some of Ihe greatest horses that ever i rod tin- American turf. Among Ihe Latonia Derby winners of the past are -mil stars a- leouatiis. Audrain, Bersau. los Ange-les. Kingman, Laaaarone, Raima, Ben Brush, Or naiuent. Lieutenant Gibson, Sir Haoa, Olambala. Governor Gray, Free Lance and Gowell. The rate record of 2:30% is held by Governor Gray. Free Lances time was 2:11. Willi good track coadlttoaa, there is a good chaii-e that ihe mark made by Governor Gray la lull will be lowered ami it may be that a new American retold for this distance will be established by Ibe Latonia Derby winner of 1914. The roatlng meeting at Latonia Litis fair to be one of i he creates rate meetings ever held in Ken tacky. Aside from the Derby, there are eight other stake events to lie run during the twenty four days racing Ibis season, Ihe concluding event being the ever popular Cincinnati Trophy, 83,006 added, an ev.nt thai nearly pverj year produces in its winner tin- winter favorite lor the following springs Ken lucky Derby. The other events lo be decided art-Hie historic Cliiisetta and Harold Stakes, each for two-year olds with ,000 added and both of which have a history as ohj as the LatoalS track: the Inaugural. Quickstep ami Independence Handicaps ami the Valuation and Merchants Stakes. The Valuation and Merchants Stakes are .5»0 added events, while su.imki i- added to all the other stakes here noted, with the exception of the Independence Handicap, which tarries an added value of .500. Many Improve meats are Hearing completion al the Latonia rse and by the date set for the nine of the coming meeting everything will be in the most finished condition, with not even a vestige of he havoc wrought the lire that visit.-.i the en closure earlj lhis spi Ing. While Ha Douglas Park meeting is in progress. Manager Mm Haeameteter will make several ih ing visil- •. Latonia and will be ill constant ouch with superintendent Keegaa ami others that be leaves in charge tht.lt- during his absence at Loins ville.

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