Large Fields At Latonia: Good Beginning of the Last Week of a Great Meeting.; Friz at Long Odds Takes the Most Valuable Race of the Day--Marse John Again., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-01


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LARGE FIELDS AT LATONIA Good Beginning of the Last Week of a Great Meeting Friz at Long Odds Takes the Mpstj V VValuable Valuable Race of the Dayr Marse John Again LATONIA Ky June 30 The big fields which started in six of todays races were productive of ipsets in several instances the victory of Friz in the feature race a handicap for a purse of 2000 Jeing one of the outstanding surprises for he tri ¬ umphed over Mnrjorio Hynes and other highly re ¬ garded tvroyearolds The race was in the nature of a trial for the rich Cincinnati Trophy to b decided on the final day of the meeting Friz of late has been showing more tractability at the ost and begins like a flash This stood him well this afternoon for It enabled him to secure a good lead at once and the early advantage brought about ills victory Marjbrie Hynes also running a sterling race would have been the winner in a few strides more Captain Mac landed in third place with the favorite Lunetta fourth The latters show ¬ ing today can be discounted for she was forced back and caused to lose much ground Just l efore reaching the first turn turnMarse Marse John which won in easy style last Sat ¬ urday from a good band repeated that performance in the secondary feature when he beat Dragoon and Kiku easily with Legal the favorite follow ¬ ing ingThe The opening race was taken by J P House so lightly regarded vthat he was grouped with others iii tlie field HIM uiargiii at liie end was only a nose over Busy Joe with Jack ODowd in third place The latter would have won but for swerving out racingAnnette in the stretch racing Annette Teller a slight favorite had no diffi ¬ culty in showing the way to the eleven other youngsters in the second race Mabel G and Jouett the followingWeather latter in the field following Weather and track conditions were again excel ¬ lent this afternoon and the customary big attend ¬ ance was again on hand to view some good sport Harry sportHarry Morrissey former starter on Kentucky tracks and now owner of Kempland Farm came down from Lexington to witness the racing Jockey racingJockey Groth was suspended for the remainder of ridingH the meeting by the stewards for rough riding H Neusteter has added B B Johnson and Annette Teller to his stable acquiring them by purchase this afternoon on private terms Jockey termsJockey Lapaille after his riding on J J Murdock was let out by J Umensetter UmensetterJOCKEY JOCKEY VAN DUSEN SUSPENDED SUSPENDEDJockey Jockey Van Dusen was suspended for the remainder of the meeting after the last race for rough riding soon after the stait whereby he caused a jam for most of the others othersTodays Todays attendance was augmented considerably by many who are en route to Toledo to witnes the fistic exhibition between Dempsey and Willard In the throng were many from New Orleans who announced that the racing snarl there is gradually untangling and that the opening of the racing season in the Crescent City will find everything screen J screenJ S Wallace who will serve in the dual capacity of presiding judge and secretary at Libertyville stated that he had arranged for the shipment to ¬ morrow of seven cars of horses by express con ¬ sisting of ninetysir head These will take part in the halfmile racing in contemplation to begin July 4 From Louisville will also come two cars of horses Milt Meffert it is announced will have charge departmentSimultaneous of the mutuel department Simultaneous with the rumor in circulation among the owners here that Windsor will shortly resume racing comes a report from Toronto that Thorncliffe will also operate when resumption of the racing in the Dominion is made possible According to the latest advices concerning the Thorncliffe project no purse of less value than 1000 will be offered horsemen at that course Capt James II Rees the one time well known racing official who is being given consideration as presiding judge at the New Orleans Fair Grounds was among the arrivals today from his home in Memphis and will stay for the remainder of the racing here hereJoseph Joseph P Murphy was aniotig the newcomers from the east and will remain for the rest of the meeting It was Murphys first visit in these parts since the bookmakers plied their vocation here and the many improvements lie noted since his last visit was a source of wonder to him Stanley himStanley Martin formerly a jockey who hailed from Canada was found dead in the feed room of J C Ferriss stable at the Latonia track Sunday morning Death was due to acute alcoholism

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