Not a Winning Favorite: Talent Has a Bad Day with the Poor Card at Latonia, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-09


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NOT A WINNING FAVORITE. TALENT HAS A BAD DAY WITH THE POOR CARD AT LATONIA. Lee and Pickens Are Fined for Rough Riding Convolo, Though Defeated, Runs an Impressive Race. Cincinnati, 0., July 8. The attendance at Latonia today was the lightest of the meeting. The poor card was the cause. Including the two field books, only fifteen were Inl line. Not a single favorite won. Evelyn S. canie nearest of any of the favorites to victory. Albert Star, second choice, defeated her only arter a hard drive. Paul, at 30 to 1, was the longest successful outsider. Convolos defeat, may have been partly due to the lumpy track and, although he was raced Into subjection by La Veita and beaten as easily as he was, he will still he dangerous In the best handicap division. He is a big,, leggy, awkward running horse. He tired badly in his race today and had all he could do to save second place from Javanese. Jockey Lee resorted to rough tactics again today. He was fined 0 after he had bumped Harold D. with Kern in tlie f.Vmrth race, hut he escaped punishment for cutting olT Dele Strome with Ouardi In the last race. Jockc.v Pickens was also an offender in that he interfered with Hellmence while that colt tiled to pass No Quarter in the first race. He was lined 0. Jockiy T. Taylor drew a similar tine from the starter for disobedience at the post in the first race. Kokomos tie fen t in the fourth race was brought about solely by L. Baileys incompetent handling. Jockey Nicol arrived from BufTalo this morning and will have tflie mount on Chulita in the Cincinnati Trophy tomorrow. B. F. Guthrie, owner of Usury and others now racing at Windsor, has requested stable room here. John Rodegns Jim Myers, which was cut down during the Louisville meeting, has recovered suttici-ently from his Injury to be put In training. He arrived today. Phil Finch, which was 1 Knight by John J. Murphy out of the Merchants Stakes Saturday, has been turned over to James Arthur, who will train him " in future. Scott Hudson, who is now established In Atlanta, Ga., as a mule buyer, was among todays visitors.

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