Rangoon Recovers Speed: Good Camden Colt Wins a Fast Run Race, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-14


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J j i : a j t i t . i i i j i 1 i i . : RANGOON RECOVERS SPEED Good Camden Colt Wins a Fast Run Race. Ginger Defeats Fast Sprinters in Good Style Latonia Track Much Improved. LATOXIA, Ky., September 13. Former Senator Johnson X. Camdens threc-ycar-old Rangoon, which last spring gave promise of taking a rating with tlie best in the country and subsequently fell off in form considerably, showed a return to it this afternoon when lie vanquished a good baud of handicap horses in the mile and a sixteenth that had purse of ?2,000 added and won with the utmost ease. Guy, a victor over Canadas best, made a good showing here, his first local essay, and landed in second place, being close up to the winucr at the finish, with the erratic Sands of Pleasure third. Betting judgment was diversified here with Sands of Pleasure finally having the call, but Guy anil Rangoon were not without many hopeful followers, the trio attracting the bulk of the backing, although Woodtrap. commanded some consideration. Atta Boy II. dashed out as if intending to make it interesting for his closest attendants, but after maintaining his high speed for a half mile, he gave way to Guy. The latter then took what appearcil a safe lead, as Woodtrap, which had enjoyed prominence fcr three-quarters, showed signs of giving up, but Rangoon, which had steadily worked liis way to the front division, challenged the Phillips representative and in the stretch passed him with ease. Sands of Pleasure plodded along tor the first half-mile, then made up his mind to move forward, and he did, with a good display of speed, but it failed to carry him by the Icadiui; ppJr. Todays racing was under pleasant conditions, although the track showed traces of the recent rains, Rangoons mile and a sixteenth in 1:43 being the best of the afternoon. The attendance was again generous and the small fields, mainly comprising fairly good performers, served as a good betting medium, with the public getting somewhat the better of it. W. E. Applegates colors were carried to victory when his Ginger won from some highly regarded sprinters in the sixth dash. Ginger was at his best and under Pools enegetic riding showed tlie way from the start to eventually win from the outsider. Rouleau, which made a sensational challenge in the stretch, but gave way in the last sixteenth. Angon finished third and Minute Man proved a disappointment. SECOND VICTORY FOR EASTESIDE. Easteside, which, in a race here recently, showed good form, came right back with a similar performance and it enabled him to score an easy victory in the. third race, Gregory, his rider, making it unnecessarily close by easing liim tip in the last seventy yards and enabling Miss Petite to finish at his saddle girth. Miss Fontaine was third, having held that position for nearly the entire race. Former senator Joseph Baileys Lina Clark, which has been figuring prominently in all her race recently, accounted for the fourth race, in which two-year-old fillies contested. Incidentally, she upset plans of the Williams Brothers by beating Omnipotent home. Tlie latter was probably best, and her failure was due in the main to a faulty ride she received. Pindar Peel, a first-timer in racing, and a brother to the fast Clio Cho, was passed around as a juicy morsel in the second race, but he never figured prominently at any time, and brought up far in the rear, the race going to Montfort Jones Cap Rock, which won as his rider pleased from Tulane and Demos. Honor Man showed suddenly improved form aud won the opener after having led for the entire way. Green Gold was closest to him, and Cozette led the others in third place. Ed Trotters Arrivan, which has been started infrequently in the past few years, won the closing race, in which he was favored considerably, by saving much ground on the turns, as a result of gcttiug through next to the inner rail. Harvest King was a sufferer from interference on the first turn, as was Xonskid. Dr. Hamlet Moore, who serves as veterinarian and patrol judge at both Xew Orleans tracks, was among the visitors this afternoon. G. W. Denny reached the track this morning from Lexington with a consignment of horses variously owned that he will train. Grover Hughes and F. Cropper were others that came from Lexington today with horses that will race here. According to the latest telegram from S. C. Hil-dreth, Grey Lag will be shipped here from Belmont Park tomorrow. It is expected that Sandc will come to ride him in the Latonia Championship Stakes.

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