New Latonia Mile Record: Grundy in Fine Fettle and Distinguishes Himself Greatly.; Favorites Take Their Turn, with Four Winning--Dixie Carroll Second at Long Place Price., Daily Racing Form, 1918-11-15


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NEW LATONIA MILE RECORD Grundy in Fine Fettle and Dis ¬ tinguishes Himself Greatly Favorites Take Their Turn with withFour Four Winning Dixie Carroll CarrollSecond Second at Long Place Price rntonii Ky November 14 Grimily it fouryear olil gelding by Roquelaure Prurte running in the colors of Lester Henderson Louisville owners smashed the Latonia track record for a mile this afternoon when he meed the distance in 137 which is onefifth of a second better than the record hung up by Great Britain June 15 1914 The geldings recordbreaking performance came in the running of the fifth race an allowance dash in which a good field contended Grundy witli 31 Garner in the saddle set a hot pace for the entir way with a good advantage at all points In the stretch he was ridden to the limit and won in game fashion Frank Weirs firsttime starter here War Machine finished in second place two lengths back in a hard drive with Sands of Pleasure Pleasant weather conditions were the order of the afternoon while the track was at its best There was a great outpouring of racing enthusiasts in ¬ cluding several thousand of the fair sex who came out as the guests of the club The racing was of t superior brand with several exciting finishes that brought the spectators to their feet Favorites suc ¬ ceeded in scoring in a majority of the races all of whicli was eminently satisfactory to the form backers Marasmus Mary Belle Grundy and Sedan com ¬ prised a quartet of first choices that scored for their backers The only real surprise came when Dixie Caroll owned by John Whitlow ran second in the thir Lraee and paid his few backers odds of bet ¬ ter than SO to 1 for place placeThe The victory of Sedan in the handicap was a most popular one and it marked the first success for the Williams Bros stable Sedan was outrun to the stretch where he moved uy with fine speed and caught Ocean Sweep tlte leader in the last twenty yards and won by a slight margin X Barrett succeeded in bringing Iwiniwin and Mary Belle home in front frontJake Jake Holtman has purchased from Talbott Bros a couple of twoyearold fillies that he will nice at Havana The youngsters are Charlotte P by Magneto Selma Lou and Marzella by Toddington Mallie E C Kohl today sold to Paul Miles the useful mare Ruth Strickland for the reported nrice of 320 Miles intends taking the mare to Cuba CubaIt It was reliably stated today that Governor Stan ¬ ley would name the new racing commission before the end of the week According to report his selec ¬ tions will l e Senator J N Camden State Senator Thomas A Combs W Abrams Judge Allie Young and J O Keene KeeneJ J Aligeyer represented ii the third race by Flor ¬ ence Tryling claimed McVex from O Rogers for 1800 1800Jockey Jockey J Gruber was taken ill after riding McVex anl had to cancel several other riding engage ¬ ments Jockey J Majestic who sustained a broken arm in a race at the Lexington meeting was at the track today but will not be able to ride for some time timeJockey Jockey H Burke escaped with nothing more serious than a few bruises when he fell from Ken ward in the second race raceTlie Tlie stewards were not satisfied witli Minks ride on Troiius and cautioned him about it

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