Late Date Seeks Double: Will Attempt Saturday to Equal Record of Manta.; Daughter of Hourless After Second Victory in Enquirer Handicap--Must Carry Top Weight., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-21


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LATE DATE SEEKS DOUBL Will Attempt Saturday to Equal Record of Manta Daughter of Hourless After Second Victory In Enquirer Handicap Must Carry Top Weight LATONIA Ky June 20 Late Date Is here The daughter of Hourless and Herd Girl made the trip from Chicago and is the only outoftown performer which will vie for honors in the 2500 Cincinnati Enquirer Handicap which will feature Saturdays racing at Latonia Late Date winner of this years Inaugural Handicap will try to emulate the performance of Manta the only horse to win this important stake twice Having won the race in 1933 Late Date can accomplish the feat if she can carry top weight of 121 pounds and carry on success ¬ fully While she is giving imposing weight concessions to other eligibles it is almost certain she will rule favorite favoriteOfficials Officials are hoping for a fast track for the contest as this would bring together a more formidable field and bring about a more satisfying race While Late Date would not be at a decided disadvantage rac ¬ ing over a soft track she would perform better over a course that was fast That also holds good for most of the outstanding contenders contendersThe The vanishing of the unfavorable weather for the time being at least has served to buoy the hopes of those who have candidates in the race and with no further rainfall the track superintendent who is working his crew at top speed to return the footing to normal snould have his untiring efforts re ¬ warded Racing fans will have a better guide in figuring the probable outcome of Saturdays renewal of the Enquirer if the track is at its best bestTrainer Trainer A Frost who is pointing Late Date for her Saturday engagement is fully satisfied with the condition of his charge He is confident she will duplicate her per ¬ formance in the Inaugural InauguralThe The contention for the invading mare will come from the same ones that matched strides with her in the Inaugural but on this occasion she will carry one pound more H G Shoemakers Open Hearth will per ¬ form under two pounds more than his weight assignment in the Inaugural Mrs K Ramseys Flint Shot which finished third to Late Date in her victory here will carry 110 pounds the same allotment he toted in the opening day feature featureThese These three outstanding performers staged a thrilling finish in their last meet ¬ ing when there was but a half length and a nose separating them at the end of the mile and onesixteenth That is the distance for Saturdays race and with no mishaps oc ¬ curring during the running these three stur ¬ dy racers should figure in another brilliant duel duelThere There will probably be twelve starters try for the prize which will gross 3340 of which the winners share would be approxi ¬ mately 2500 in addition to the handsome silver trophy which is donated by the news ¬ paper for which the race is named namedThe The probable starters and their weight al ¬ lotments are as follows followsHorse Horse Wt Horse Wt WtLate Late Date 121 Vitamin B106 B106Flint Flint Shot 110 Safe and Sound 106 106Visigoth Visigoth 108 Beaver Dam 106 106Open Open Hearth 108 Brustigert 102 102Fiji Fiji 108 Bring Back 102 102Mv Mv Blaze 107 South Bend 97 97Likewise Likewise 107 j

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