Record Time At Latonia: St. Augustine Sets a New Track Mark at a Mile.; Sennings Park Runs a Fast Three-Quarters and Wins in a Canter--Track Talk., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-04


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RECORD TIME AT LATONIA St Augustine Sets a New Track Mark at a Mile Sennings Park Runs a Fast Three Quarters and Wins in a aCanter Canter Track Talk LATONIA Ky July 3 T C McDowells St Augustine a son of The Manager Caution gave the best mile performance ever witnessed on this track when he traversed the mile elliiwe at Latonia this afternoon in 136 to win with the greatest ease and by as wide a margin as his rider elected The colt was in with other highly regarded ones in the 2300 purse which featured the card and Howard sent him into si slight lead immediately after the rise of the barrier but after keeping his opponents close company to the half mile post he moved away swiftly to ultimately win under hard restraint by five lengths Lively was his near ¬ est pursuer throughout and Leochares headed the others for third place The posting of the time was greeted with loud acclaim for it established a record on this track that will probably long endure The horse during the running met with i mishap that might have resulted seriously and it came while he was rounding the lower turn where jockey Howard said the horse slipped and carromed against the fence striking it with sufficient force to cause him to show a perceptible lameness on his return to the scales scalesSt St Augustine was an overwhelming choice and never left his backers in anxiety as to the result It was the second time that Leochares has figured in the fastest mile performance in Kentucky Kscoba having beaten him in a mile dash last year at Doug ¬ las Park in 135 135Fast Fast and spirited racing was again the order this afternoon immensethrensTheconslste and was witnessed by an immensethrens Theconslste nt Sennings Park scored his third successive triumph for Mose Goldblatt when he ac counted for the threequarters purse that brought out sonic of the best shortdistance racers in these parts His victory was a hollow one for he won all the way and made the threequarters in 111 which is only onefifth of a second slower than the track record hold by Winning Witch Sway was flosest to Sennings Park at the finish and Galli Curcl third thirdSennings Sennings Park is rapidly looming up as one of the best threeyearolds in the country and if he maintains ids present good form will be a thorn for the best of them to meet He was secured at Louisville by his present owner for 7600 and has already won nearly that sum in purses since his transfer transferThe The highly regarded The Swimmer again suffered defeat and again mainly because of his tardiness at the barrier for he allowed most of the others to beat him away from it and it forced him to a herculean effort to close the wide gap and it was an unsuccessful endeavor though he landed in third place but a short distance back of Black Prince and Sterling which finished in order orderPat Pat Dunnes Gourmand took the fifth race in easy fashion with General Haig and Candle Light fight ¬ ing it out hard for second place placeTHRILLER THRILLER IN THE CLOSING EACE EACEThe The concluding race was a thriller in ever par ¬ ticular the first three at the finish coming noses apart with Lncky R just managing to win from Eulogy with Fair Orient following and running fast ¬ est He would have reversed the decision with the winner in a few strides more moreSt St Augustine will be out of commission for some time as a result of Ills mishap as investigation on return to his stable developed that in addition to the injury from striking the fence he had fell lame in his front leg Considering that he concluded the last quarter 011 practically three legs his sensa ¬ tional strikingGeneral performance was the more striking General manager Matt J Winn stated this after ¬ noon that there would be a meeting of the directors of the Kentucky Jockey Club in Louisville next Monday MondayJames James Osborne who will do the starting at Lib ertyvilK leaves for that point tonight tonightGallaher Gallaher Bros are the latest to announce their intention of shipping their horses to Saratoga for a campaign at that track during August AugustKay Kay Snenee is also arranging to ship some of his horses to the American Spa but his campaigners will be limited to Money Maker Hocnir and Marse John Jockey Murray will go with the consignment and ride there thereAnticipating Anticipating of a resumption of Canadian racing noon after the meeting closes here Edward Trotter and A L Kirby are among the first to place orders with the express people for cars to ship to Windsor WindsorWhile While no authoritative advices are available as yet there is a general disposition on the part of horsemen to accent the present rumors at par that Windsor will open its gates Saturday July 19 19Many Many owners who have contemplated a speedy de ¬ parture for Saratoga soon after the meeting here is over are now holding off departure until more fully acquainted with the Canadian situation situationWalter Walter O Parmer secretary of the Windsor Jockey Club passed through hero yesterday on his way to the Canadian city and will return here in a few days daysJoseph Joseph P Murphy well known in pastern racing circles departed tonight for St l uis for a brief stay there before going on to Memphis and New Orleans and then returning to Saratoga where lie will be on hand for the racing

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