American Ace in Triumph: Defeats Best Sprinter at Latonia in a Fast Run Race, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-08


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; AMERICAN ACE IN TRIUMPH Defeats Best Sprinters at Latonia in a Fast Run Race. ; - -1 Pleasant Weather Brings a Past Track and Big Attendance -Lion dOr Wins. 1 ; LATONIA, Ky.. October 7. American Aces sparkling race this afternoon, in which he triumphed over some of the best sprinters here, made Lunsfords bad management of him in his last race the more pronounced, for. under the alert tactics that Glass used. American Ace displayed high speed and kept in the van of his opponents for the entire race, ultimately winning easily from Jack Hare Jr. and War God. In his las"t start Lunsford took him back soon after the start and kept him restrained until well along in the stretch, where he began riding him hard. The horse finished fast, but failed to get a portion of the purse, Jorice, George Starr and Rapid Day beating him. The race that American Ace triumphed in this afternoon was a handicap with ,000 added, and he led Jack Hare Jr. from the start and withstood the hitters menacing challenge without any great effort. Delightful weather was again present and, as a good racing offering was provided, the combination was responsible for bringing to the track the full racing strength, augmented by late comers who had witnessed the decision, of the ball game between the White Socks and Reds and then hurried over to witness the decision of the last two races. Track conditions were excellent and the sport was close and interesting. The opener produced an upset by the victory of Money, with the stanchly backed Purdey failing to get part of the purse, mostly as a result of interference he suffered from. Spectacular Girl upset a good thing when she got up in the last stride to defeat Hidden Talent. Lion dOrs debut in the third race came near to being his downfall, for he only succeeded in getting up in the last stride to win from Top Coat. Failure to leave the post with the others was responsible for Lion dOrs near defeat. Water Willow just managed to outstay the extreme outsider Lothair, and Bullion showed the way for the entire distance in the fiftli race to win "from KeWpie ONoil and Arrav.-in. Brownie McDawell showed a form somersault in the closing race, which he won as his rider pleateed from Opportunity and Clara Martin. Julius Keeder has received application for stall room for 300 horses that owners here Intend sending to Jefferson Park. There are others who intend shipping who have not made application yet. Dave Leary, confidential man and assistant to Sam C. Hildreth. arrived during the afternoon in advance of Mad Hatter, which will get in tonight. He stated that Lord Brighton did not accompany the present Latonia Championship Stakes favorite, and that Mad Hatter will be the lone representative from the Hildreth stable. Chasseur is in the same car with the Hildreth crack, and also Be Frank and Sub Rosa. It has not been fully settled whether Loftus or Fator will have the mount on Mad Hatter, but in all probability Fator will ride. King Plaudit went wrong again and will not be a starter in the race. There is also doubt if trainer John Hogan will send Polka Dot to the post. Bronio, long under suspicion, came out of the fiftli race in a bad way and will probably not be "started again for a long time. Word was received from Havana this morning that Frank J. Bruen is ill there suffering from neuralgia of the teeth. Price McKinney, who not so long ago raced a pretentious stable and was an extensive breeder of thoroughbreds, still retains a high amount of regard for the sport and intends to bring here a party to witness the running of the Latonia Championship Stakes next Saturday. His guests will include Governor James B. Cox and II. Kolby. Applications for stall room at both the New Orleans tracks are becoming numerous from owners here and include many stables that heretofore have been idle during the winter mouths. William kins intends to have twenty horses in training and the Mose Goldblatt consignment, which will include those owned by narry Payne Whitney and Mrs. Payne Whitney, will be over thirty. An effort will be made to run special trains to New Orleans ini- mediately after the close of racing at Louisville.

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