Speedy Old Blackie Daw: Veteran Racer Takes Latonias Feature from End to End, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-15


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SPEEDY OLD BLACKIE DAW . i Veteran Racer Takes Latonias Feature from End to End. Montfort Jones Stable Adds Two Fat Purses to Its Account Marvin May Wins. LATONIA. Ky., September 14. Todays card liiid some what of un offday aspect, most of the dashes having selling or claiming conditions, but the racing did not snffer, for evenly matched fields contested throughout the afternoon. Several of the finishes were highly interesting. The Montfort Jones successes continue and this time it was the division cared for by Kay Spcncc that figured prominently, two of its representatives, John S. Rcardon and Herd Girl, winning their respective races. Incidentally it marked the first success that John S. Rcardon has achieved in the colors, although a member of the Joues establishment since last fall and given frequent opportunities. It was the first time that he was entered in a medium-priced claimer and lie had little difficulty outstaying those that opposed him, which included another disappointing one. Uncle Velo. The latter, like John S. Iteardon, was held to be of Derby limber during the spring. Herd Girls success was achieved in the mile and three-sixteenths race, in which Paris Maid was a pronounced choice. Gregorys riding on Paris Maid was not of the best style and was partly responsible for Herd Girl beating her, but Herd Girl was best at the weights. Scobie had the monut on both the Jones victors. Todays attendance was again up to the standard mid-week day, with bettiug operations also approaching par. The claiming handicap at a mile and a sixteenth, witii its ,800 in added money, took the place of prominence on the card and brought to the post six starters with A. L. Kirbys Biackie Daw an outstanding favorite and he made good after leading for lie entire race. Chief contention offered him was by Travesty, which really displayeda creditable performance and forced the winner out to the end. Mavehona easily outfooted the others fur third place. Accelerate and Matinee Idol were recipients of con- siderable attention in the mutuels, but raced dis appointingly. Winding Through, a disappointment lit her previous race, furnished an upset in the second race for two-year-old fillies, by winning in runaway style from Black Hetty and Bonnie Crest. The latter was favored, but was a forlorn prospect when she began running out. even while racing n the back stretch. She just did last for third place. BULLET PROOF AGAIN FAILS. The unlucky Bullet Proof was most in demand in the fourth race and again he failed. This time it was in a measure due to his slow beginning, for he closed an immense gap and was pressing Marvin May hard at the finish. Ilestraining tactics were employed on Ace High this afternoon and for a while it appeared as if it would result advantageously and prevent his running out on the stretch turn, but it proved otherwise, for again he made an attempt to bolt when he reached the turn and it cost him at least third place, 15en P.olt taking that portion of the purse. Jockey E. Scobie made it three victories for the afternoon when he brought Allivan home in Williams Brothers colors in the final dash, contested by a moderate band, Lady 1-ongfellow just did get up in lime to outstay Millersburg for second place. Alli-vans success furnished the fourth winning favorite for the afternoon. General manager Matt J. Winn and resident manager Harry F. Breivogel have begun elaborate preparations for the accommodation of the big crowd that is expected to view the running of the Iatouia Championship Stakes and the Fort Thomas Handicap, both having their decision here Saturday. Tin; eastern cracks. Grey Lag, Sporting P.lood and Touch Me Not. are expected to arrive tomorrow. While interest mostly centers in the Championship Stakes, the Fort Thomas Handicap is not without its considerable claim to attention, as a nnmber.are desirous of seeing how Miss Joy will acquit herself under an impost of 1512 pounds. QUESTION OVER MARVIN MAYS OWNERSHIP. A change in ownership of the horse Marvin May from I. T. Matlack to Mrs. F. S. Peabody was recorded with the racing secretary prior to the first race. The horse was run in the name and colors of his new owner. Marvin May was claimed on June 117 last by J. Mcpherson, authorized agent and trainer for Matlack, the horse being raced in the latters name since that time. Some doubt having been expressed as to the validity of the claim and Matlack not being present to verify it, J. McPherson, who trains for both the Matlack and Peabody stables, was directed by the stewards, under the rules, to furnish an affidavit that lie claimed the horse for Matlack witli the latters knowledge and consent. K. 11. Bradleys pair of three-year-olds, Behave Yourself and Itlack Servant, intended starters in the Latonia Championship Stakes, were given a mile and five-eighths trial together this morning, covering the distance in 2:5073. The fractions are as follows: Quarter, 25 VJ; half, 0I73; three-quarters, 1:18: mile, 1:45; mile and a quarter, 2:11; mile and a half. 2:37t5. Both finished well. Former senator J. N. Camden suffered a distinct loss when his two-year-old Light Brigade Enigma colt Sir Hugh, which had been ill with fever, succumbed to the ailment this morning. The colt contracted fever en route from Saratoga, but apparently had recovered shortly after his arrival. He suffered u relapse about a week ago. which terminated fatally this morning. During his short but usful career Sir Hugh had started eight times, in three of which he had been successful. One of these was the Nanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga. He was not insured. Continued, op. second page, SPEEDY OLD BLACKIE DAW Continued from first page. Trainer J. C. Milam was so favorably impressed by the sparkling race run by Rangoon yesterday that he may decided on starting the colt in the La-tonia Championship Stakes. Mr. Milam also has decided to have four starters in the Fort Thomas Handicap, they being Miss Joy, Fair Phantom, Rockminister and Pegasus. James Curl, the far western horseman, arrived from eastern Canada today with the horses Beautiful Dream, Peggy Martin and Madam Ryng. J. W. .Mnrphv also arrived, bringing the horses Captain Bob and Midnight Stories, which had been racing in Canada. . , Pat Knebelkamp, who, in partnership with J. Greenberg, is replenishing their stable; will go to Louisville to look over six yearlings by Golden Maxim now quartered at Thomas Murphys farm. If they come up to expectations he will secure the youngsters oii behalf of himself and Mr. Greenberg. The latest addition to this recently established stable are Billy Dunn and Jake Burger, two-year-olds that were purchased yesterday from Geo. Wiugfield. Billy Dunn was winning frequently in Canada until he went wrong. George V. Barnes has in training here a brother f to Eseovar. for which J. E. Madden is said .to have offered .500. The colt is the property of C. AV. Clark, the Montana sportsman, and is reported to have worked in sensational style over the Latonia track recently. Kay Speice disposed of the contract he held 011 Stauder to W. T. Anderson, and the apprentice will leave with Anderson for San Diego, to ride at the Tijuana meeting next winter.

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