Latonia Turf Colony All Agog: Arrival of H. P. Whitneys and R. T. Wilsons Kentucky Special Candidates Engenders Interest in Saturdays 0,000 Race, Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-23


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aisKxomafLjt.ivw it»iirn ■■Mt,nitim., irarY-aaassreaapgiCTCTniramsre-nrrqi MOSS— »w I LATONIA TURF COLONY ALL AGOG I I ARRIVAL OF H. P. WHITNEYS AND R. T. WILSONS j I KENTUCKY SPECIAL CANDIDATES ENGENDERS I INTEREST IN SATURDAYS 0,000 RACE i LATONIA, Ky.. June 22.— Latonias turf colony was all agog this morning and the 1 spoilght for a time was deflected from Morvich, due to the arrival of Harry Payne i Whitneys horses, consisting of the tillies Calamity Jane, Prudish and the formidable | Kentucky Special eigibles, Brcomster, Olympus and Whiskaway, the latter but recently a victor over Morvich. Closely following the Whitney string, but surrounded by a court rivaling that of ! Olympus and Whu-kaway, came R. T. Wdsoal Piilory, hero of the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes, both 0,000 race prizes, and the leading money winner in ell divisions, up to the present, for this year. All the horses shipped here in good stria and were housed in comfortable quarters without incident. Trainer 1 nomas Healey of the Wilson Stable came with Pillory and the two-year-old companion that accompanied him here. The newly arrived Eastern Kentucky Special eligiblcs were the center of a curious throng for hours after their arrival, and were given close-up inspection by shrewd and observing horsemen. Their presence at the Latonia track clinches all doubts as to a possible meeting of the Preakness Stakes and Kentucky Derby winners and accomplishes Mr. Winns original idea of bringing the pair together in a race at Latonia. Greater interest in the race was engendered by the arrival of the formidable array of turf stars this morning, for it positvtly assures the crowning of a three-year old turf king next Saturday. The winner will be entitled to his laurel*, for ths field v. ill c emprise the elect in the three year-old division, contrary views notwithstanding, and with all die | I regard to the prowess of Snob II., Lucky Hour and Kai-Sang, whose partisans may later , proclaim them the superior of Saturdays winner. [■ James Rowe Jr., who is in charge of the Harry Payne Whitney shipment, expressed I j his confidence that Whiskaway would again be triumphant over Morvich, and trainer § j Healey likewise professed his belief that Pillory would render a good account of himself ;; I I in Saturdays race. | Western owners with nominations to the Latonia Special continued hopeful and % welcome the opportunty of a meeting wiih the turf champions from the Eastern section. Deadlock is stiil the mainstay of the Krntuckians, but the vastly improved Thibodaux I has developed considerable attention in the past twenty-four hours. This is mainly the result of several impressive trials he has shown in private. He again gave a noteworthy I exhibition this morning when he galloped the mile and a quarter distance, under his full [ Kentucky Special weight, in 2:07, going all the fractions at almost a uniform pace. He finished in splendid condition and showed no signs of distress. By Gosh, which will carry E. It. Bradleys colors, worked a mile in 1:41 If,. g Owner Block and trainer Builew, in the Morvich camp, continue sanguine that their champion will redeem himself thoroughly for the defeat he sustained from Whiskaway in the Carlton Stakes. "A meeting at equal weights, instead of conceding 15 pounds to Whiskaway, as Morvich did in the Carlton Stakes, will bring about a reversal in the decision," said Mr. t Block, "and Morvich should easily lead Whiskaway home." Jockey C. H. Miller, who will pilot Pillory; L. Penman, who will have the mount on | a Whiskaway; Prank Keogh, who will ride Morvich; L. Morrb, who will be astride Olympus, are expected to reach Latonia Friday. [ Captain P. M. Walker and Samuel Ross, both prominent in Virginia and Maryland racing, were among todays arrivals to witness the running of the Kentucky Special Governor Davis of Ohio and Governor Morrow of Kentucky will witness the running I of the Kentucky Special from a vantage point. James M. Cox, democratic presidential candidate in 1920, will be among the visitors, reservations having been made for him [ and Ills party to view the race Saturday. Among those from Chicago who will be here Saturday are: M. Stein, Sidney Stein, I rank Alstrin, George A. CNeil, Morris Rosenwald, Harry Herendeen, Grover I Ellis, John Rosenfield, Robert M. Manuel, Jack Croke, John T. Connery, Judge C. A. [ McDonald, Joseph Bidwell Jr. [ Termer Senator Watson of West Virginia will bring a party to visit the big race. Present indications point to a field of eight striving for the championship crown. the £50,000 and the gold cup that goes wifh victory in the Kentucky Special. The probable starters and their jockeys will be about as follows: Horse Jockey Horse Jockey Olympus L. Morris Deadlock R, Mai tin Whiskaway L. Penman By Gosh N. Barrett Morvich P. Kcogh John Finn B. Kennedy Pillory C. H. Miller Thibodaux K. Pool

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