Latonias Opening Stake: Field in Prospect for ,000 Covington Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1924-09-11


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LATONIAS OPENING STAKE Field in Prospect for ,000 Covington Handicap. Actuary and Graeme Show Great Speed Additional Arrivals from Hawthorne and Lexington. LATONIA, Ky., Sept. 10. For the ,000 added Covington Handicap that will serve as the stellar attraction - on the opening days card at Latonia next Saturday, the field will be a thoroughly representative one and will be confined almost exclusively to horses of western ownership. All of the probable starters have been working satisfactorily, and give every indication of being able to show to advantage over the route of a mile and a sixteenth, the distance of the race. The probable list of contestants with their weignts follows: Actuary, 127: Surf Rider, 115; Guest of Honor, 115 ; Princess Doreen, 114 ; Graeme, 109 ; The Runt, 108 ; Revenge, 108 ; Bourbon Boy, 107 ; Flowers of Love, 107 ; King Gorin II., 105 ; Just David, 105 ; Best Pal, 105 ; J. G. Denny, 101; Postillion, 97. Quite a number of the candidates for the opening days feature were given useful trials over a fast track this morning, and a number qualified handsomely by going along in remarkably good time. Actuary showed to advantage when he galloped one mile in 1:39 and finished out the extra furlong in 1:53, accomplishing his task quite handily. J. N. Camdens Graeme created a fino impression when he went the mile in 1:39, driving near the end. J. G. Denny did well by going the mile in, 1 :41 handily.. Guest of Honor showed good speed when he galloped the same distance in 1:42.. King Gorin II. did even better by running the distance in 1:41 handily. Flowers of Love went a handy three-quarters in .the company of Alice Blue Gown in 1:14. Other commendable, trials included Pindar Peel, three-quarters handily in 1:13. Tilkas three-quarters in 1:14, driving and Little Visitors three-eighths in :3.G, cantering. Today was marked by additional arrivals of horses the largest stable to be unloaded being that of Jack Bakers which comprised twenty-eight head. The stable came from Lexington and was accompanied by jockey E. Pool. Another arrival from Lexington was the stable of Jack McPherson comprising eighteen head and including the good handicap horse, Guest of Honor, which is back in fine racing condition after being turned out since last May. Shipment also included Certain and Marvin May. J. M. Hukill was another arrival from Lexington with the horses Sporty McGee, New Pink, Fireon, Moon Gleam, Gloria Quayle and Gussie P. The International Stabel of H. G. Shimp is a recent arrival from Hawthorne in charge of W. Dale. The stable numbered twenty head, including Little Celt, Postillion and Better Luck. Owner Shimp and trainer George Walker arrived with the stable, but departed immediately for New York, to attend the Macomber sale at Belmont Park, with a view of picking up some useful racing Continued on sixteenth page. LATONIAS OPENING STAKE Continued from first pasc. material. Jockey "W. Lilley, who lias given first call to the International Stable, is also a recent arrival from Hawthorne. "Wm. Bartholomew, business agent for the S. N. Holman Stable, arrived from Cleveland, and was accompanied by jockey D. Mergler, the stables contract rider, who headed the list of winning jockeys at the second Kenil-worth meeting. J. Lowenstein arrived today from Hrw-thorne with ten horses, the majority of which are the property of the Cincinnati Stable. The horses, Sam Mengel and Sakah, owned by J. T. Looney, of Lexington, arrived from Hawthorne in charge of J. C. Shea, who recently took over the horses from J. M. Goode. The stables of J. C. Cahn and J. J. Holt-man are also recent arrivals from Hawthorne. J. S. Middleton arrived from Hawthorne with Glide, Pacier, My Dream and Cup Bearer, which he is handling for G. C. Cudahy, of Chicago who purchased the horses during the Hawthorne meeting. Trainer Middleton is a son of John Middleton, well known business man of Louisville, who formerly raced an extensive stable under the name of Middleton and Jungbluth and who subsequently raced in partnership with Lawrence Jones under the nom de course of the Pastime Stable.

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