Good Racing In Store At Latonia., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-14


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GOOD RACING IN STORE AT LATONIA Latonia Ky 3Iay 13 While Lexington and Louisville give turfmen much racing early in the spring none of the three tracks representing those two cities have as extended a meeting as La tonia and as a consequence horsemen turn to the beautiful Ken ton County course as the saver when they have little luck at the earlier Kentucky meetings Then again the horses arc in a ripe racing condition when tiicy reach Latonia and as a consequence are seasoned to do their best rac ¬ ing of the year Under the present management with John Hachmeister at the head of affairs Latonia has taken rank among the great race tracks now in operation second to none and the equal of any Having a longer season of racing than any of the other courses racing under the Kentucky Racing Commission the great plant as a result hangs up more money than any nice track in the state in added money to stake fix ¬ tures and attractive purses This season the meet ¬ ing at Latonia begins on Tuesday June 8 and continues for a period of twentyfour racing days winding up on Monday July 5 the date this year of the celebration of Independence Day DayThe The great feature race is the Latonia Derby a 10000 added race and the only Derby in this country or Canada that like its great English namesake is at a mile and a half and has never been run under that distance in its history Tho rich event this season will lie run on the fifth day of the meeting Saturday June 12 the open Ing day at Latonia having as a feature the In ¬ augural Handicap for threeyearolds and over at a mile and a sixteenth with 2000 added and an array1 of sixty entries from which to draw a star field The Latonia Derby this season lias sixty seven ellgibles and in addition to all the stars among threeyearolds that have been racing at Lex ¬ ington and Louisville this spring of the big eastern and western stables there are as usual several kfgliclass horses of this age which will be seen tinder colors in this event which have not previously run in Kentucky in 1015 Among the entries in this rich stake are many of the greatest threeyearolds in training owned by noted eastern as well as western owners These embrace such performers as Kegret Spun Glass Uncle Bryn Ruslla Double Eagle Quincy Viceroy Trojan The Finn Iron Duke Emerson Cochraii Pif Jr Brigs Sister Martinos Durtch Rancher Devil Fish Royal II Manager Waite For Fair Ed Crump Goldcrest Boy Star Shooter and Lindenthal LindenthalOn On Saturday July 3 will be run the rich Cin ¬ cinnati Trophy in which the added money this season has been ineicased to 4000 which in ¬ sures Its being the richest twoyearold stake decided on any Kentucky track this season It has one hundred and three nominations and ail the highest tried twoyearolds now in training are eligible to the race raceThere There will be no purse of under 000 in added money during the twentyfour days of the La ¬ tonia meeting and the program of these purses and overnight handicaps and special races will be attractive

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