More Mus at Fair Latonia: Unexpected Downpour Spoils the Going and the Program, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-22


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MORE MUD AT FAIR LATONIA j Unexpected Downpour Spoils the J Going and the Program. Main Race Reduced to Two Starters, with H. E. Coleman the Winner from Parader. LATONIA, K.r., September 21. A terrific downpour at noon gave the sport :i setback here when it changed the going and caused the riddling of a promising card. The -withdrawals were overly mi- meroiis, the feature race for a purse of S1.S00 at a mile and sixteenth, suffering particularly, as only ! two starters, If. E. Coleman and Parader, were left to contest. An absence of most of the stars also detracted. Nearly all were excused from starting on request : of their owners to the stewards. The stiff going required stiirdiness to rare in it successfully and those known to be of a robust type and good mud runners were given the call. The public was fairly successful in its quest for winners and managed to land on most of them. The duel between II. E. Coleman and Parader promised auspiciously during the early running, but Colemans ability to win freely in the going was manifest after the pair had traveled a half mile, for at this point Coleman drew away into a deeis"."o had. and won in a canter. Parader again showei his inability to race well in stiff going and the support he had this afternoon some of it sharp was due to his .Saratoga success in mud, but the :nud there and thai here is decidedly dissimilar. The three-quarters handicap, -for "it -purse of ,700, brought iibcut the downfall of Minute Man, a Htanelily backed favorite, and it enabled the Montfort Jones stable to pull down its daily purse when lirookholt won in easy style after having led Minute Man through the last half mile. Minute Man started out boldly and showed fine speed for th? first quarter, but lirookholt was his master. Centimeter and Distinction, a pair that have been absentees from racing for some time, were among the starters here and Distinction clearly showed her inability to lace well in the going. Centimeter finished third. Some good two-year-olds met in the high-priced cliilnier, sixth on the card, and it furnished a grueling struggle between Rekab. I.ina Clark and Wolfs Cry, with Rekab the winner by a scant half length from Lina Clark. Wolfs Cry showed the most speed for five-eighths, but gave way in the filial drive. It was Rokahs first race since last glimmer and he raced in a manner that caused hitu to be reckoned a possible crack hereafter. DISAPPOINTING ACE HIGH MAKES GOOD. The disappointing Ace High was again given the call and this time he rewarded confidence by winning the opening dash that brought to the barrier some good ones. Miss Petite, an outsider, was the runner-up. with Ruuzaf outstaying Colonel linker for third money. Colonel linker was unlucky at the start and it practically eliminated him as a possible winner. Ah ordinary band met in the second race, with Image proving best after having led from the start. Megan outstayed Humanitarian for second place. The third race brought the best finish of the afternoon and resulted in a victory for Dainty I.-iss over the unlucky Miss Fontaine. Tin? latter succumbed, in the last stride, but would have won had Seoblo kept her from coining wide into the stretch. Another outsider came in the concluding dash when Omer K., after closing a big gap to head the leaders, just managed to outstay Dancing Spray by a nose, Mavehona finishing in front of the others. The winner was neglected in spite of iiis winning in his last race. American Legion was sold privately this morning to J. P.. Respess by T. C. McDowell. The bitter also sold privately to .1. Curl the filly Beautiful Dream. FIREBRANDS IPMRESSIVE SHOWING. In preparation for their engagements in the Twin City Handicap, to be run Saturday, several of the candidates were given long distance work-outs this morning when the track was fast. Joe Hawkins colt. Firebrand, a double stake winner at this meeting, made the most impressive showing when he ran the full distance of the race, a mile ami five-eighths, in the fast time of 2:48, which is but two and two-fifths seconds slower than the track record of 2:4."iv3, held by Stockwell. In this mornings work Firebrand had Lunsford up and he galloped at an even pace in the following fractions 21 75, 4S, 1:11, 2:07, 2::il, 2:4$. lilaek Servant and Behave Yourself were also given a trial for Saturdays race. They worked together a mile and a half in 2:ut;K-. and pulled up sound. J. 0. and G. II. Koenes Secret Creeling, another intended starter in the Twin City, was also sent a snile and a half, the Luke McLukc colt traversing the distance in 2:41. J. M. Hukill arrived today from Lexington with the horses Zulciks, Marine Corps, Fox and Dulce Tokalon. On behalf of his employer. C. W. Clark, trainer George V. Humes requested Major T. C. McDowell to put a price on the Jack Atkin Princess Pat colt, liraedalbar.Cj which won impressively Tuesday, but the latter declined for the reason that Desha Iireek-euridge is the owner of the colt and has no intention of parting with him. It. F, Coppage has reserved stalls for four horses which are duo to reach here from Thorncliffe Park in a day or .two. Kerrymun and Young disposed of Dainty Lass to J. S. Otvnbey and the three-year-old ltallot filly started in the colors of her new owners in the third race. Both Bit of White and Marjorie Ilynes wen; expensed from starting in the riftli race because neither lilly runs o lief jest form on a muddy

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