Selling Platers Rule Day At Latonia.: Pat Dunne Takes a Purse at Last--Joe Moser Scores Easily., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-24


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SELLING PLATERS RULE DAY AT LATONIA Fat Dunne Takes a Purse at Last Joe Moser Scores Easily Cincinnati O June 23 Information that the Locke bill an antiracing measure had passed the Louisiana senate today by a close vote cast gloom over most of the horsemen and race followers here and for the biggest part of the afternoon a listless air prevailed Many of the horsemen having inti ¬ mate friends in Louisiana had been notified during the past twentyfour hours that the bill would be defeated Their hopes in consequence had risen to an acute stage The announcement that the bill had been put through was doubly surprising There are a good many shareholders of the New Orleans City Park and Fair Grounds tracks in this section but none felt like discussing the passage of the bill or predicting future plans for either association The rank and file of horsemen and turf followers who have made the Crescent City their headquarters during the winter months hope for the best and in the worst event look for openings where the sport will not be hampered 1 y fanatical legislation legislationTodays Todays card enabled the cheaper class horses to meet in competition six selling races lielng provided and they originally contained the limit number of starters Scratches reduced the fields somewhat but enough went to the post in the different races to make picking winners a difficult task and the bet ¬ ting fell off considerably Soine of the finishes were close but as upsets occurred frequently there was little enthusiasm manifested The terrific heat again served to reduce the attendance attendanceJoe Joe Moser was the easiest winner of the afternoon The Uespess colt clearly outclassed his opponents was made tin overwhelming favorite and justified It by winning as his rider pleased pleasedP P Dunne managed to annex a purse the first one in a long time when his Aunt Uose beat a fair band of platers in the mile race in fast time The Thorn another from his stable at a long price barely failed to take thu last race Mary Tall ott winning over him in a sharp drive driveRobin Robin Grey was the most favored in the opening race and got up in time to win from Stowaway L A Cellas Irrigator showed improved form and gained the purse in the second race in which a fairly good band of youngsters started Sylvan Belle proved the best of a bad field in the fifth and won as her rider pleased pleasedJockey Jockey Lloyd departed last night for Butte Mont where he will ride for J Quintan

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