Latonia Favorites Lucky: Nearly All Win and Without Any Great Amount of Trouble.; Escovar Wins and Becomes Uncle Sams Property--Jouett Takes Feature--Cho Chos Speed., Daily Racing Form, 1921-06-18


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LATONIA FAVORITES LUCKTf Nearly All Win and Without Any Great Amount of Trouble Eecovar Wins and Becomes Uncle UncleSams Sams Property Jouett Takes TakesFeature Feature Cho Chos Speed LATONIA Ky June 17 The United Remount Service tinder whose supervision the governments cavalry mounts arc bred was the gainer this after ¬ noon by what will probably be a valued acquisition to its breeding depots in the beautifullybred Es covar a son of Sweep Valeureuse In sine and conformation he is the ideal type for breeding light cavalry mounts and originally he was cut out for a highclass race horse his owner O F Clark refusing the princely sum of 15000 for him as a twoyearold He is a fiveyearold now The government secured an option on him and it will be readily exercised when he finished in the van of the field in the second race a 2 COO handicap for entire horses that had passed inspection of the keen military officials True Escovar pulled up lame but this is chronic with him even after trials and he is expected to show but slight symp ¬ toms of his ailment after he cools out Escovar was a pronounced favorite and he made good in easy style racing into the lead after disposing of Out the Way George J Longs Nordeck landed in second place but he had only an inch or two mar ¬ gin on Basil which had come like a shot in the last eighth after having run out on the stretch turn To exercise its option the Remount Service will have to pay 1500 for the horse and this with the 1500 net of the purse gives owner Clark 3000 for Escorar EscorarBackers Backers of favorites experienced a field day choices racing home down in front in successive style Some were at decidedly short odds but the volume of support for them was immense and their backers bet on them with rare confidence confidenceThe The fields in most of the dashes were small but the racing was spirited There was an absence of close finishes nearly all the winners enjoying good margins at the end endJOCKEY JOCKEY LYKES GOOD HIDING HIDINGJockey Jockey Lyke starred during the afternoon He began auspiciously by piloting J C Milams Way Ward Lady to victory in the opener in which he beat some fairly useful fillies Mom landed in second place and Miss Crestwood third thirdHe He came right back with a victory on Escovar in the second race and guided his employers Bet Mosie to success in the sixth race also a two yearold dash There was some bumping in the stretch drive from which Billy Star was a suf ¬ ferer fererThe The consistent Jouett accounted for the principal race a purse at a mile and a sixteenth in which he ruled an overwhelming favorite He justified it by the ease of his victory for he had to make most of the pace and stood a hard drive to shake off H E Coleman in the stretch stretchCho Cho Clio again demonstrated that she is above the ordinary fillies when she beat five of her age trying conclusions with her and won gamely from Aphie Dear with Fallacy and Believe Idle Hour following them closely Cho Clio was restrained today for the earlier part of the race and she raced to better advantage than by making the pace paceAfter After repeatedly trying to land a purse Whirling Dun finally succeeded when he galloped home un ¬ attended in the mile and a quarter lush It was his first success since the lust Douqlrs Park fall meeting in 1918 The Virginian and Jetsam were his followers at the finish finishE E Josiah who is the most promising prospect in the lighter brigade of riders and who has been much in the limelight by his successes in the clos ¬ ing races here again piloted the winner when ho made every post a winning one astride of Jim Daisy out for the first time in a long while Ex horter followed him closest all the way and High Gear just managed to head Brotherly Love the favorite favoriteETHEL ETHEL GRAY HAS INJURED LEG LEGThe The good mare Ethel Gray will probably be out of racing for some time on account of a leg injury Jockey McCoy had to suspend riding after dis ¬ mounting from Secret Greetings on account of hav ¬ ing been struck in the eye by a solid substance during the running of the fifth race raceAccording According to present intentions of owner Edward B McLean sonic of his horses will be sent to Windsor to take part in the fortytwo days of racing divided by the tracks there thereThey They will be in charge of James Mooney who Is assisting John F Schorr and also training P G King on his own account Trainer Schorr will take those intended to race at Saratoga At present the McLean establishment consists of twentysix horses in training here hereBrotherly Brotherly Love was claimed from the last race for 2100 by J McPherson McPhersonKemy Kemy Dorr stopped off Wednesday en route to New York from New Orleans He announced that plans for improving the Fair Grounds were put into effect recently by the board of directors The main work will be on the grandstand Its lower part will be enlarged to its full capacity and all the offices that formerly took up so much of the space will be moved elsewhere This will eliminate the great congestion so frequently a nuisance New stables roads offices and the beautifying of the plant in general is the work to be instituted and to be finished before the next term of racing At present the racing situation in the Crescent City is serene and no more annoyances are expected by the racing people peopleTockoy Tockoy Dan Connolly who was injured by a fall from Nominee at Louisville but since then rode hero had to return to a hospital to undergo an operation for the removal of some splintered bones hi his jaw fractured when he fell at Churchill Downs DownsJohn John McPherson is arranging to scud Woodtrap and others in his care to Lexington at the close of the Latonia racing The horses will be rested until fall racing in these parts

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