Latonia Rumors Disturb.: Report Racing Commission Will Forbid Bookmaking Causes Uneasiness.; Estradia Shows Great Speed and Defeats Fast Sprinters--Richard Reed Bests Anne McGee--Dick Finnell Regains His Speed., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-18


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LATONIA RUMORS DISTURB REPORT RACING COMMISSION WILL FORBID BOOKMAKING CAUSES UNEASINESS Estradia Shows Great Speed and Defeats Fast Sprinters Richard Reed Bests Anno McGcc Dick Finncll Regains His Speed Cincinnati O June 17 The numerous reports the latest one that the Kentucky Racing Commis ¬ sion will not sanction the reinstatement of the liookmakers and that it may i ossibly revoke the Lntonla Jockey Clubs license should the manage ¬ ment here replace the mutiiels with bookmakers next Saturday has caused considerable uneasiness among the horse owners and race followers in this section It is expected there will IK some solution of tho entire matter before Saturday as the members OC tin Racing Commission will meet at Lexington next Friday General Manager Harvey Myers will then present the Laronia Jockey Clubs case before the Commission in detail detailSome Some of todays races contained starters of the better class notably the fourth a handicap at sir furlongs which brought out some of the best short distance racers at the course It furnished an up ¬ set in tho defeat of Dainty Dame and Altudu both about equal choices Kstradia by displaying daz ¬ zling speed all the way held the others safe and won handily from Berwick which was making his first start here Skyo another firsttime starter landing third money The favorites lacked spent and were never sharp factors although they boti closed up some ground in the final drive driveThe The race for twoyearolds in which Transform Fundamental and Anne McGee met also proved a blow to the talent as Richard Reed which ran poorly in his last previous race took the purse hand ¬ ily from Anne McGcc Fundamental did not have serious opposition for third place as Transform ran a bad Rice and was last most of the way The wayThe opening race went to the outsider Admonitor over Aspirin the favorite The latter was disquali ¬ fied for fouling Landlord and second place given Stowaway with third money to Landlord LandlordTrainer Trainer FIzer attempted a coup with Nell Olin in the third race and the rivalry to secure auction 1 pools on her resulted In spirited bidding The inn tuel machine clickers were also forced to work their hardest in recording wagers on her Shi proved a sad disappointment t her admirers for she was never prominent and finished beaten off Inventrcus taking the purse from Huck The latter was much the best but his chances went glimmering whcii the barrier was sprung as he was almost left leftDick Dick Fliinells sudden recovery of good form WHS sharply commented on At that ho was in witli an inferior band and the fact that he did not carry blinkers might have worked the improvement He won in the easiest kind of manner Another rever ¬ sal of form was shown when Beau Brummef landed the closing race in handy style He was by no means neglected in the betting and paid his back ¬ ers handsomely handsomelyA A fairsized attendance was on hand but fared badly in a speculative way as all the favorites were downed in quick succession successionJockey Jockey C Ross arrived today from California and will rids for Barney Schreiber SchreiberJockey Jockey T Taylor was taken suddenly ill before racing time and all his engagements for the after ¬ noon had to be canceled Phil Chiiin sent a telegram here today that ho would FridayIt ship his string from New York on Friday It was reported that W H Fizer had disposed oC Plantland this morning to some Indiana purchasers for 2000

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