Cold Weather At Latonia: Spectators Find Winter Habiliments A Comfort In Watching Horses Strive.; Vogue Captures the Main Race of the Day, but Has Her Troubles in Resisting Money Maker--Billy Joe and Nepe Take Purses., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-16


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COLD WEATHER AT LATONIA SPECTATORS FIND WINTER HABILIMENTS A COMFORT IN WATCHING HORSES STRIVE. Vogue Captves the Main Race of the Day, hut Has Her Troubles in Resisting Money Maker — Billy Joe and Nope Take Purses. Latonia. Ky.. June 15. The wintry weather of today made top wraps a necessary a ~, luiict for the spectators comfort at Latonia this aftemooa. A heavily overcast sky threateaed a downpour and the adverse cndil h.iis contributed towards a decreased attendance, but a sarpriaiagly huge assemblage considering the weather, was on hand to view tie- sport. Backers of favorite;. w..,e again m their element, for choices were in decided evidence after the raaaiag of the initial race, in which John Schurs Dana Schorr, showing much improve! firm over her receat essays, led home her rivals with ease. The outstanding race, a purse of ,000 at a mile and seventy yards, went to GaBaher Brother* Vogue, which led for the entire way, but near the «nd had to be ridden hard to oaatay the fa-d- Ins Money Maker, with Paction ia third place. Billj Joe. in the third race, appeared in a soft -pet. but had to be rushed t itstay the well intended Bach Shot with Miles Finlen in tie third place. Nepe showed his i, st speed this afternoon, aad it carried him to aa easy victory in the fifth race. B. .!. Braaaon made it a double when his won in tie- sixth race from 1. liver. Piliy Joe. winner ,,f the third race, was claimed l ,r si 100 by C. F. Welw-r, r-pi-esoiited in the race by Brian. Manager Hachmeister, aaticipatiag a record attendance to view the running of the Derby, set for •ision tomorrow, is making elaborate preparation for theii mfort. Considerable interest is asaal- fested in the meeting of Cndgel, Midway and Liberty Loan. Tie- three are absorbing all the attention, with the Schorr representative mostly favored. Tin re ar-- si carded to start in the race. The jockeys who will ride are as follows: Cudgel, Murphy; .Midway tJoose: Liberty Loan. Loftus; Opportunity. Andreas; Gay Fortune. Connollv; Diamond. Metcalf. Loftus is due to arrive from New York in the morning and will return Immediately after the race is run. Lih-rtv Loan will he shipped back to New York Sunday ami will be accompanied by his trainer. .1. W. May. McDowell uai Long- Horses for Saratoga. T C. Mellow. || and George J. Long will ship their horses to Saratoga after the Latonia meeting. A number of tie- owners lure will s -ml consignments to Windsor for the meetiag there. Secretary Jack Campbell is now at work aa the program book for the Fort Brie meetiag and hopes to have it in the hands of the printer shortlv. Jockey Spencer was suspended tor si days by the starter i.i the sixth race for disobedience at tile post. The st, i ante, after hearing Messrs. Worthington, Woodward. Jr.. and Perkins this morning, held them equally at fault, in count ct ion with the Jane Stealth incident of the previous day and fined them each 00. Jack Atkia and J. Melaeraey were arrivals this morning from New York and report that the racing at Behaoat lark is. in the matter of attendance. as good as at any former time. The recent supreme court decision in the Cahill case baa cloaked the ■pari with more stability ami caused a steadier daily patronage. A big delegation of Lexiagteariaas. the advance guard to witness the running of the Latonia Derby, were arrivals today. It included Fred Poraythe and T. li. Talbot, member of tin- Keatacky Baefcag i ont mission. General W. P.. Haldemaa ami Judge Abas W. Yoang, also of the racing commission, and Secretary Sam C. Nackois, were arrivals today and will remain to witness the Derby.

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