Good Racing At Latonia: Stone Street Revenges Himself On His Detractors And Wins A Good Race.; Turfmen Much Depressed Over Action of the New York Senate--Mechanical Totalizer of Mutuels Ready for Use., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-12


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GOOD RACING AT LATONIA STONE STREET REVENGES HIMSELF ON HIS DETRACTORS AND WINS A GOOD RACE Turfmen Much Depressed Over Action of the New York Senate Mechanical Totalizer of Mutuels Ready for Use Cincinnati O June 11 News of the passage of tJie New York antirace track bills by the senate which reached Latonia early in the afternoon had a depressing effect on turfmen The gravity of the situation is nov fully realized It had been con ¬ fidently expected that Governor Hughes would fail to pass his pet measures and the announcement that he had been successful was felt the moro keenly A number of turfmen had made arrange ¬ ments to go to Buffalo for the opening of Kenll worth and Rome Kcspess had intended to ship a big string to New York These arrangements have all been cancelled pending further development developmentTodays Todays racing was enjoyed and witnessed by nu increased attendance Speculation was also livelier than at any time during the week Only one long priccd winner was successful That was Stone Street in the closing race when he beat a good band of niilers niilersThe The Kentucky Steeplechase over the club house course was intended as the feature It brought out a poor field and resulted in a onesided contest as II Flippens entry consisting of BelltheCat and Woodside were much the best and held the race at their mercy from the start finishing first and second witli Jlcllvain takinjr third place La Veita which was coupled with Mcllvaiii fell at the second jump and Harlequin had to he pulled up at the last jump in the field on account of falling lauie All the starters after the race showed symptoms of lameness lamenessThe The complete history of the Kentucky Steeplechase is tabled below Year Winner A Wt Jockey Val Time 1003 Faraday Jr 133 Monahan 775420 1004 Sea Pirate 5 ICO Boyle 050 330i 1003 Creolin 5 1 43 Garic 070331 190 Port Warden 5 150 Henry 1210 329 1907 Hejectable 5 130 Yourcll 1105 3 U5g 1005 BelltheCat 7 142 S McClain 1210 329 Edward Corrigan again took down a purse when whenhis his Anne McGee won in a canter over a mediocre hand of opponents Transform repeated his victory of several days ago when he decisively beat a good band of colts in the second youngster race of the afternoon Knstle upset calculations by a victory over Hannibal Bey after a strenuous stretch drive Fourteeit poor selling platers ran in the opener at seven furlongs and the crowding that ensued ruined the chances of half the starters Male Fletcher was lucky and landed the purse by a head from Alsatian the latter much the best Stone Street regarded in the nature of a joke since his victory in the Kentucky Derby showed sudden improvement when ho beat good horses in the closing race iiu eluding Jlerrlck and Plantland Some sharpshooters backed him and received an average of a litjle more than 35 to 1 for their money moneyDr Dr Fizz and Salnward had to be excused from starting on account of lameness lamenessJoe Joe Minder while schooling one of Fixers green twoyearolds at the barrier before the faces was unseated and sustained painful bruises whidh en ¬ forced declaring off all of his engagements for the afternoon afternoonPotash Potash which was to have started in the Ken ¬ tucky Steeplechase Stakes broke dowii in her pre ¬ liminary morningThe this morning The totalizer which will be installed here about Monday next was given a thorough test this after ¬ noon and worked satisfactorily It is probable that the 2 inutuel machines will be raised to 250 next week this to simplify the computing by the1 totalizer

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