Favorites Badly Treated: Latonias Big Crowd Furnished Entirely Unexpected Surprises.; Quickstep Stakes Taken by St. Bernard in Fast Time from Courtship and The Porter., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-15


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FAVORITES BADLY TREATED Latonias Big Crowd Furnished Entirely Unexpected Surprises Quickstep Stakes Taken by St StBernard Bernard in Fast Time from fromCourtship Courtship and The Porter LATONIA Kr June 14 Upsets were frequent and pronounced this afternoon at Latonia and the Quickstep Stake worth 3705 and the out ¬ standing race oh the program furnished the great ¬ est surprise when the John F Schorr pair The Porter and Bon Jour supported to the exclusion of the other starters succumbed in easy style The Porter on which most reliance was placed landing in third plaee with St Bernard the winner from Courtship St Bernard showed extreme speed in wresting the lead from the fleet pair of fillies Viva America and Bon Jour in the first quarter and under Pools energetic ride held sway to game ¬ ly outstay the fast coming Courtship The latter came with a terrific rush in the last eighth and passed The Porter with ease The Porters task of conceding the huge amount of weight asked to the speedy ones he met was too severe an under ¬ taking and he failed badly in the final drive At that he would have been closer up but for being brought wide on the last two turns Blackie Daw and Tacola which were held to be formidable opponents before the start showed nothing startling and were always far back The 111 the race was performanceThe run in represented a fast performance The crack Miss Jemima again demonstrated her super qualities when she beat a crack band of youngsters that essayed conclusions with her and won eased up almost to a canter after having 1n the lead from the start She ran the fiveeighths in r 9 despite the hard restraint she was under and l eat Sam Freedman her closest follower for the entire race in easy fashion fashionJust Just before the running of the sixth race a heavy storm visited the course and the race was run In a downpour and a quickly changed course The peals of thunder and flashes of lightning were incessant for some time and the running of the final muddyThe nice found the course muddy The fourth race brought about the longestpriced winner of the meeting when Golden Glow paid his few backers 17860 for each 2 invested Golden Glows triumph was by a narrow margin over Rook ¬ ery with Bajazet following followingBULLION BULLION THE FIRST TO FAIL FAILBullion Bullion was the choice in the opener but he could do no better than land third A N Akin winning in a hard drive from David Craig Bullion might have won but for Kederis action of trying to impede the winner in the stretch stretchCode Code of Honor owned by T C McDowell was the favored one in the second race but his backers found no cause for jubilation when Murphy pulled him tin immediately after the start This was due to the colt bolting when Murphy was about to strike him with his whip The winner in this turned up in Suisse carrying the colors of the Keystone Stable StableTodays Todays attendance was almost of Derby day numlcrs and taxed the spacious plant to the crowd ¬ ing point The rain which came after the fifth race continued until the last nice was decided when the sun came out again againA A numberiof the horsemen here will go to Lex ¬ ington tomortow to inspect the yearlings in the various Blue Gniss nurseries nurseriesGeorge George M Hemlrie president of the Windsor Jockey Club Walter Camp and Major AVilliam Wilson all from Hamilton Out arc a trio of prominent Canadians who are taking in a few days racing at Latonia Major Wilson served for nearly four EuropeGen years with the Canadian forces in Europe Gen W B Haldcman former member of the Kentucky State Racing Commission was among the visitors for the first time this meeting at Latonia LatoniaJames James Brown one of the underwriters of tin Kentucky Jockey Club was a visitor from Louis ¬ ville villeAAalter AAalter O Parm r came from Nashville to take iu a days mcing and to look over some yearlings he has in Lexington LexingtonEmil Emil Hers stopped off at Latonia for the afternoon on his way to Lexington to inspect his yearlings there thereJockey Jockey Mack Garner who attempted suicide last night by drinking a portion of iodine was about this morning seemingly none the worse for his close Call from death Nothing but prompt medical at ¬ tention saved his life Since his fall at Latonia nearly two years ago Garner has at times acted strangely

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