Latonia Racing Arrives: Meeting Opens This Afternoon Under Favorable Conditions.; 0,000 Kentucky Special Is Its Main Attraction, but Many Other Stake Races Impend., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-06


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LATON1A RACING ARRIVES Meeting Opens This Afternoon Under Favorable Conditions 350000 Kentucky Special Is Its ItsMain Main Attraction but Many ManyOther Other Stake Races Impend LATONIA Ky June 5 Fair Latonia in ¬ augurates its twentynine day racing term tomorrow under auspices that could not be excelled Nothing that could contribute to the comfort of a discriminating racing pat ¬ ronage has been left undone by general man ¬ ager Matt J Winn and his able staff of as ¬ sistants here The extensive improvements added since last year to the already pic ¬ turesque plant have brought it to a point where it now stands aloof from all other western racing grounds and justly earns the sobriquet of wonder track trackLatonia Latonia has been a long time arriving although racing first had its introduction over the track in 1883 Many notable con ¬ tests have been staged over its racing strip Many a memorable struggle has been wit ¬ nessed between turf giants that subsequently were placed in the highest niches of Ameri ¬ can racing history But for some reason or other Latonia has never been given the place it should have been accorded in the sun until now nowWith With its glittering array of turf prizes stakes and purses that easily lead all other tracks and assurances that it will bo tli proving ground for all that stands for t o best in American racing the eyes of tho country will be focused on the present meet meetiS iS iSSTARS STARS IT KENTUCKY SPECIAL SPECIALBarring Barring a mishap the leading threeyear olds of the country will start in the 50000 Kentucky Special The winner of it will bo acclaimed undisputed king in his division The array of handicaps for more mature horses will enable racing devotees of all parts of the country to fix firmly in their minds the ranking ones m this class The twoyearolds also will have frequent oppor ¬ tunities to give a sample of their prowess for the Latonia management has featured numerous stakes of high value for them to contest for forJockey Jockey Jack Howard will be absent from the saddle the first three days of the local meeting Carl Studer the same number Albert Wilson ten days Earl Pool eleven days and George Brcuning nine days Thesa riders were all suspended for rough riding the latter part of the Churchill Downs meet ¬ ing ingFrank Frank Wright has taken over Trust Of ¬ ficial and Corydon and will train them here for Pat Knebelkamp KnebelkampAccording According to track superintendent Nolte the thoroughbred population numbers closo to 1000 Many owners were forced to ob ¬ tain quarters outside of the course as all of the available stabling accommodations in ¬ side were taken long ago Quite a few stables have been here for several months and their horses appear to be in fine fettle There was no sick thoroughbred on the grounds springThis at anytime this spring This accounts for the poor showing of tha under this handicap handicapJOCKEY JOCKEY KEDERIS RECOVERING RECOVERINGJockey Jockey Joe Kederis who was injured in a fall at Louisville has discarded his cane but it will be several days before he can ride His wound was more serious than at first thought thoughtThe The George M Hendrie establishment which has been here for tvo months in charge of trainer John Walters will in ¬ augurate the 1022 racing season with eleven horses They are Salvo North Sea Clay ¬ more Dr Hickman Estero Immokalee Rocky Mountain Oskaloosa Sagamook Do ¬ minion and Owanita The last two are two yearolds and both were sired by Great Brit ¬ ain a successful bearer of the Hendrie colors for years Their dams are Sunny and Otis keta respectively respectivelyCaptain Captain B C Bunbury is training Lady Champ and Porch Climber here for W W Darden Nashville turfman Porch Climber is a twoyearold bay filly by George Smith Xannle Hodge and therefore a halfsister of Hodge and Little Father FatherJockey Jockey George Fields did not go to Omaha as reported but instead will ride here for J B Respess RespessBonus Bonus came out of the Kentucky Oaks Saturday with a high temperature and trainer Mose Goldblatt attributes her poor race to this thisSingapore Singapore and Supercargo in the J H Rosseter stable have been entered in tho Kentucky Special SpecialContinued Continued on tenth pnge J LATONIA RACING ARRIVES Continued from first page L G Theisen of Louisville is training the Kohn Theisen horses during the absence of Bob Frakes the regular trainer who is convalescing at his home at Lexington fol lowing an operation for appendicitis appendicitisCourtship Courtship in the Marshall Bros stable is on the shelf as the result of a ruptured tendon sustained at Louisville LouisvilleMose Mose Goldblatt left Rama Demos and Sam Frank at Louisville for the time being The first two named were fired within the past week Goldblatt said that he has received word from trainer James Rowe to the effect that he will be here with some of the Harry Payne Whitney horses including his eligi bles for the 50000 added Kentucky Special as soon as an express car is available availableGeneral General manager Matt J Winn today re ¬ ceived a telegram from Ben Block owner of Morvich requesting that a program book of the meeting be mailed to him at once In his message Block said that he is seriously considering shipping Morvich and his other horses here earlier than he had originally planned plannedIt It developed that both Triumph and Sym ¬ pathy came out of their race at Churchill Downs Saturday with bucked shins

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