Latonias Opening Card: Prospects Good for Fine Field in Inaugural Handicap.; Flat Iron, Single Foot, King Nadi, Helens Babe, Cotlogomor and Other Stars Among Probable Contestants., Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-03


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LATONIAS OPENING CARD Prospects Good for Fine Field in Inaugural Handicap f Tint Iron Single Foot King Xadl Helens Jtubc Cotlogomor and Other Stars Among Probable Contestants LATONIA Ky June 2 A field of size and quality is assured for the running of the Inaugural Handicap at one mile and a sixteenth which 5000 added money event will be the bright particular feature on the opening days program at Latonia next Saturday Indications point to at least six ¬ teen tried and true performers being named for the event Included in the list are quite a number that have been making notable turf liistory at the previous spring meetings in Kentucky together with some that performed creditably on other tracks The race gives promise of developing into a keen contest and as notable a struggle as has been wit ¬ nessed in any of its fourteen runnings runningsThe The probable field and weights follow Flat Jron 117 Single Foot 119 King Nadi 118 Backbone 110 Canter 115 Helens Babe 114 Boon Companion 114 Cotlogomor 113 Old Slip 11C Hydromcl 107 Kentucky Cardinal 107 Percentage 109 Rolled Stock ¬ ing 109 Creek Indian 101 Bewithus 105 War Eagle 100 Parco 100 Comrade 98 Royal Julian 98 98The The great majority of the above named horses are already upon the ground or will be at Latonia by Friday morning Most of the former were given their final trials for the race Thursday morning morningHEAVITIIUS HEAVITIIUS FAST TIME TIMEThe The work that stood out from the others was witnessed when the Idle Hour Stock Farm Stables Bewithus went a mile over the reconstructed course in the fast time of 1 39 The colt went the quarter in 25 half in 50 and threequarters in 1 15 He was only breezing in the first threequarters and was not let down until the final quarter which he covered in 245 J E Griffiths Single Foot and Canter re ¬ cent arrivals at Latonia were also given useful gallops to fit them for Saturdays race Single Foot rattled off fiveeighths in 102 while Canter went a similar distance in a fifth of a second slower time Both horses were breezing and pulled up sound soundPreparations Preparations for the opening are going on apace and everything will be in readiness for Saturday SaturdayGates Gates Young resident manager has been husily engaged for several weeks attending to the many details connected with the open ¬ ing and he looks forward to a banner meet ¬ ing ingThe The resurfacing of the track since last falls meeting has worked wonders with the course and horsemen declare it is now one of the fastest and safest in the entire country countryHorses Horses continued to arrive during all day Thursday and contrary to the predictions of many there will be no shortage of racing material during the meeting Track superin ¬ tendent Charles Nolle is authority for the statement that all of the available stall room lias been taken takenLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE SPECIAL ARRIVES ARRIVESThursday Thursday afternoon was marked by the ar ¬ rival of the special horse train from Louis ¬ ville which brought approximately two liundred horses from Churchill Downs Among the larger establishments represented 01 the special were those of the Foxcatcher Farm Stable Audlcy Farm Stable J L Knight Jack McPherson Jack Baker Cres ¬ cent Stable Green Brier Stable Parkview Stable Theo E Mueller G V Barnes T P Hayes Mose Goldblatt W F Poison J G Mi lam W H Whitehouse Edward Cebrian Coventry Stable and H P Headley Among the other recent arrivals are the J N Camden Stable Hose Lowenstein LeMar Stable Island Farm Stable and E McLean Canter and Single Foot arrived Wednesday night from Toronto and eight other members of the J E Griffiths Stable Kot in Thursday morning from Baltimore in charge of trainer Harry Rites RitesPrince Prince of Wales which finished third in the Washington Park Handicap at Home wood and Noreaster which was unplaced in the same stake arrived here Thursday morning Prince of Wales came in charge of trainer Louis Tauber trainer Johnnie Schorr having gone to Collinsville to saddle Jcck in the Fairmount Derby DerbyThe The six horses including Indian Love Call tlat trainer W A Crawford raced at Fair mount arrived Thursday morning to rejoin the other members of the Island Farm Stable StableTrainer Trainer Jack McPherson stated that Guest of Honor which was badly cut down in the last race Wednesday at Churchill Downs will be sent to Fairacre Farm FarmRacing Racing secretary Will Shelley was among todays arrivals from Louisville Starter William Hamilton and entry clerk J S Wallace also arrived Associate managers C F Price and D E OSullivan were aso included in todays arrivals from Louisville

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