Latonia Favorites Fail Again, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-11


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LATONIA FAVORITES FAIL AGAIN. Cincinnati, .. October 1". P.ig fields made up todays card and the defeat of six favorites proved disappointing and costly to bettors. The vicUiry of Coiivolo in t he feature race, at a mile and a sixteenth, was unpopular. On liis previous showing he was not considered seriously and was at all times the outsider in the speculation, preference being accorded Lexoline, Light Wool and Polly Prim. The trio failed to get a place. Convolo, after showing the most speed throughout, winning by a small margin from Lady Esther. From the press stand it appeared as if Light Wool had finished third by a safe margin, but the judges were of a. different opinion and gave that position to Edwin Gum. Hough riding on the part of Pickens, astride Warner Griswell in the fifth, was partly responsible for encompassing Beau BruninieFs defeat and also for Hazel Patchs failure to make a better showing. He crowded the pair dangerously to the inner rail just before rounding the stretch turn and to save themselves from going over the fence. Lee and Brown, the riders of Beau Brummel and Hazel Patch respectively, pulled back sharply. Hazel Patch especially suffering by the mishap. Pickens was fined 0 by the judges for his foul riding. Miss Fadden, in .the fourth, was the lone choice to get home in front. She was a handy winner from the start. C. Koerner, who rode her, also won on McChord in. the last race, after a sharp tussle to wear down Merrick. Koerner resorted to a sharp trick after drawing level with Merrick by bumping him. ThQ rejuvenated Clifton Forge found it difficult to overcome the interference lie was subjected to and gave the favorite players their first setback by bis failure to get a place in the opening dash. No Quarter, a frequent disappointment, taking the purse from Bensonhurst. A field of fourteen again faced the starter in the second, and, like the preceding race, the favorite failed to finish in the money. Alertness on the part of Mountain in getting Pleasant View .Belle away from the rost with an advantage enabled her to win. Arrow Swift and Vansel, both belonging to the ranks of in-an-outers, were In running moods today, and had the sixth between them all the way. W. F. Presgrave and Thomas Clyde were interested spectators. General Nelspn A. Miles and his son, Lieutenant Miles, were at the track during the morning, and looked over several horses with a view to purchase for their own use to ride. Martin Doyle, from the cast, stated that he has five good-looking youngsters at Lexington in charge of John Rodegap, who is putting them through their first paces. Arthur Carr, foreman for T. L. Pierce, was removed today to a local hospital suffering with typhoid pneumonia. J. B. Respess will not race any horses this winter. He lias signified his intention of disposing of most of his old horses and wintering the remaining ones as well as his youngsters at Churchill Downs.

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