Latonias All Purses Day: Scratching Does Away with the Intended Feature Race.; Old Sam McMeekin Victor in the Substituted Dash--Sam Freedman Wins., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-10


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LATONIAS ALL PURSES DAY Scratching Does Away with the Intended Feature Race Old Sam McMeekin Victor in the Substituted Dash Sam Freedman Wins LATONIA Ky June 9 Todays card was of the off color variety particularly after the original fifth race In which some good ones including Old Rosebud were named was declared off Scratching was responsible for the race being declared off and the substituted dash brought together a dozen platers of moderate speed speedDespite Despite the ordinary offerings the attendance wan of generous size Yesterdays brisk showers caused the track to be slow for the opening race but the intense sun caused the course to improve steadily and it bordered oil fast for the concluding dashes dashesThe The wagering was again heavy with the public somewhat off in calculations for the best backed ones were only moderately successful and several of the dashes bronght about upsets The victory of Sam McMeekin was particularly unexpected It was the first he had scored t n a Kentucky track in a long time The success of tRald r was also unexpected but he won mainly through the bart riding that Bribed Voter received from Wolsteni holm That rider will not be seen in the saddle again for the next five days as he was suspended for tills term by the stewards for his rough riding during the race The chief suf ferers by it were Gibby and Hocnir which were squeezed against the inner rail in the last eighth r 1iillux in the opening race was also asyictim of a bad ride resulting in the loss of a purse that he should have won7 but sustained defeat bjE1 a nose from Dimitri Sam Freedman which had been liberallyheralded a while back as the possible western cluunpion won the second nice but he had to stretch outto the limit to overhaul the suddenly improved Inspector Hughes HughesMadge Madge F and Lady Fair Play engaged in a hard duel in the third race and Madge F Just managed to get up in the last strides to win THUKBEE IS SUSPENDED 1 Jockey Thurber ou Lady Fair Play attempted to force Madge F out during the last eighth in this race and the stewards promptly suspended him for five days Sandman II which finished second in the substi ¬ tute nice was claimed for 2000 by GfJhiIlips represented in the race by Strikebreaker Dr J P Sullivan owner of Waukeagv Sleetlr and other racers came from New Orleanii mil will remain to witness the racing here for some time timeArthur Arthur Middleton came back after Ills start in the opener with a decided limp in his right hind leg Twelve horses owned by E R Bradley came from Louisville this morning and will be campaigned during the meeting here hereIn In the jam that came on the first turn in the final race Baby Lynch suffered a badly cut front tendon that may result in her retirement from racing racingMany Many owners who went to Lexington to attend the funeral of Garret D Wilson returned today Alulas victory in the third was Attended nrifhy considerable profits for her connections ISlie hail worked in extra fast time for the nice niceMany Many of the more prominent stables will be shipped to Saratoga at the conclusion Of the racing here a t The Kentucky Jockey Club directors will hold their first meeting at Louisville next Wednesday The main business to IM transacted will be the declaring of a dividend on the preferred stock Other matters in connection with Kentucky racing will come up for discussion i ii

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