Grand Derby Outpouring: Latonias Record Attendance Applauds a Sensational Finish.; H. P. Whitneys Upset Defeats Gladiator by a Short Head, With Ethel Gray Third., Daily Racing Form, 1920-06-13


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GRAND DERBY OUTPOURING Latonias Record Attendance Ap ¬ plauds a Sensational Finish H P Whitneys Upset Defeats DefeatsGladiator Gladiator by a Short Head Headr r With Ethel Gray Third BY J L DEMPSEY DEMPSEYLATOXIA LATOXIA iCy June 12 An epoch in Latonia racing was reaMied this afternoon when an at ¬ tendance that Jxteeded by far any former gather ¬ ing in the long Mstory of this track witnessed the decision of the Thirty eighth Latonia Derby What a remarkable contrast it was to the early nineties and even later periods In respect to Derby interest its prize and visitors The rich ¬ est Latonia Derby of that period was that won by Ben Brush in 1890 carrying the silks of M F Dwyer It had a guaranteed value of 10000 and the Latonia management after the day found a deficit on its nooks of 0800 It was heroic ou the part of tiic then Latonia management to keep interest in the sport going and it was a difficult task The crowd that witnessed Ben Brush score could have been made comfortable in onefiftieth of the space used tills afternoon and even then would iiave had more room than was allotted the congested mass that thronged the spacious plant this afternoon afternoonIt It was apparent early that there would be an immense throng on hand for all gates to the track found steady streams entering the course at 10fc a m and the inass of humanity continuedjtp flotvin wiiiiteciriptejliy until long after the second race Vantage points were at a premium long before the usual run of racegoers make their ap pearance on off days and the overflow soon con ¬ gested the lawn and this required some crowd for the lawn from th s edge of the clubhouse to the paddock is n full quarter of a mile mileFor For the occasion 20000 programs were deemed sufficient but this supply was exhausted speedily and an extra supply requisitioned requisitionedScenes Scenes and incidents paralleled that of Derby Day at LouisiHe with the exception that there was an absence of numerous country widely known notables but at that prominent persons were abim ant and mucii of their time was divided between seeking news from Chicago as to the Republican presidential nominee and picking a winner in the dashes here hereThe The clubhouse contingent was by far the freat est that has ever graced this exclusive inclsonre and embraced nany luncheon parties of high so ¬ cial standing standingCrowding Crowding was inevitable hut the big gathering suffered their inconveniences in goodnatured style The lusting pavilion was a seething sweltering jam and the full battery of miituel machines was at times inadequate to handle the calls of the specnlatively inclined Special machines were in operation for those desirous of wagering on the Derby exclusively exclusivelyWINNERS WINNERS SHARE 16300 16300An An easternowned threeyearold again was the victor in the much coveted Latonia Derby and close contention for the rich prize also was by another easternowned colt There was a sem ¬ blance of last years result in the filly Ethel Gray duplicating the feat of Regalo in landing in third place The time of the race 232 was disappoint ¬ ing from a time standpoint as the track was lightning fast The 10300 net which was tii winners share made the race the richest in its history historyThe The pair of easterners to fight it out for the main portions of the purse were Harry Payne Wliit neyV Upset and Arnold Rothsteins Gladiator Botli colts put up a game finish and their duel through the last eighth had the immense crowd in a frenzy of lusty cheering Trepidation was felt by the supporters of Upset in the last seventy yards for Gladiator was coming in a last effort to overtake his rival with express speed but the finish found the pair separated by a scant neck Ethel Gray was three lengths away but going fas i Prince Pal landed fourth fourthIn In the earlier running Upset and Gladiator ere kept under restraint their jockeys eimteijjl to allow Peace Pennant and Prince Pal to ci the running with Kouleau a stable mate ofl Gray closest in pursuit of the leaders RiJ a mile had been covered Peace Pennant hegaJ ening his stride and Prince Pal moved 1 and held a slight lead just before reac stretch At this stage Itonleaii and iei nant were completely eliminated and Uj making his final dash run Rodriguez w JUJiLi f ort ° coma through next to i and came around the others but l efore clear guided over for the rail hamper immediately in his vicinity He took a clear lead at once but Gladiator came witli a great rush and the last eighth found the pair battling ft out in stubborn style styleJockey Jockey Rodriguez was a factor in Upsets suc ¬ cess but his cup of joy was shortlived for his days work will mean for him an absence from the saddle for twentyfive days a double dose of punishment he received from the stewards for rough riding His first suspension for five days incurred his cutting off Easteside in the fourth race soon after the start and an additional twenty days suspension resulted from his cutting across in front of the others while moving into the lead on the stretch turn turnUpset Upset was a pronounced favorite with Gladiator next in esteem and his victory in consequence was a popular one It marked the second Latouiii Derby success scored by Harry Payne Whitney in three years Johren having won the event in 1018 1018The The Florisant Stable scored a double during the afternoon Its first victory came with the un ¬ covering of Brunswick in the fiveeighths dash con ¬ tested by some highlyregarded youngsters He led from the start under Garners energetic tactics and beat Greenland with the weakly ridden Easte ¬ side in third place Easteside suffered by Rodri ¬ guez cutting across at the start but not as much from this as from Lunsfords action of taking hliu Continued ou gecond page GRAND DERBY OUTPOURING Continued from first page back sharply Westwood was the second winner from the Florisant establishment He ran the best race of his career and beat some highly re ¬ garded sprinters in the sixth race Marjorie Hynes and Blue Paradise following him to the finish finishB B T Brannons colors also figured in a double victory his Green Grass and Drastic triumphing in success in the second and third races Green Grass kept in front of Bullion and Jack Hare Jr throughout and Drastic outstayed Baigncur and Minto II Jack Hare Jr and Minto II were both outstanding favorites and corresponding disappoint ¬ ments mentsFollowing Following the sixth race the stewards handed down the following ruling Upon the charge of jockey Robinson that jockey Kederis grasped the bridle of his mount Marie Miller supported in part at least by the observation of the stewards and also upon the charge of Jockey Hcinisch that Kederis also grasped the saddle cloth of his mount Kederis license has been suspended Kederis admitted grasping the bridle of Marie Miller but said he had been pocketed and was endeavoring to release his mount mountThe The absence of Paul Jones from the big raco was regretted None felt his absence from the contest more than trainer William Garth GarthI I had every confidence in the colts ability to earn a triumph over those which were in the race this afternoon said he and it would have been quite a feat to have landed both the princiual Derbies of this country He lias beaten Upset on each occasion that the two colts met this year and I felt sanguine that lie would have led him to the finish again had lie been in condition to start this afternoon afternoonPaul Paul Jones ailment is still undetermined nml it might be a combination of navicular ailment and a slightly spread foot His lameness however is apparent Dr McCully will give him ji thor ¬ ough examination on his arrival in New York Mon ¬ day dayArnold Arnold Rothstein who is the reputed owner of Gladiator came from New York witii a party of friends to see the colt run in the big race raceSand Sand Ped and The Ally owned by J B Elwcll who met a mysterious death in New York were withdrawn from the respective races they were en ¬ tered in Lloyd Gentry who is in charge of the horses has had no advice as yet as to what dis ¬ position is tobe made of thorn It is more UKIK likely that they will continue under Gentrys man ¬ agement and bcr aced here during the meeting meetingHit Hit of White K R Bradleys filly is again onnd and it is the intention of her owner to start her in the Clipsetta Stakes He had intended ship ¬ ping her back to Idle Hour Farm to be rested until fall

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