Looking Forward To Latonia Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-04


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LOOKING FORWARD TO LATONIA DERBY Cincinnati O May 3 With 0000 added the Lntonia Derby which is set to lie run on Saturday June 14 will bi the richest Derby of the season in America and Its value will exceed that of any threeyenrold race on the American turf this year The yearThe Latonia Derby like its great English name ¬ sake the Ejisoiii Derby will lie at the full Derby roil to one and onehalf miles and there are several threeyearolds of high class which are eligible to go In tliis race tluit are not engaged in the Ken ¬ tucky Derby nor in the Kentucky Handicap whereas till tuC gooa CPUs ayd tilJiWJ e SUircd n tfowv tWP big Louisville events are also entered for the Latonia race Two of these are Groat Britain owned by the Canadian turfman G M Hendrle and Solar Star owned by Weber Ward Hawthorn Judge Wright and His Majesty are other Latouii Derby eligibles that while entered iu the Kentucky Derby will not start iu that event next Saturday With these additions to such threeyearold colts and geldings is Ten Point Yankee Notions Leo chares and Foundation and such good fillies us Iloral Park Gowell Christmas Star and The Widow Moon tlie field for the Latonia Derby this season will be of higher quality than has ever started iu tlie big stake which has enjoyed uu unbroken his ¬ tory since racing was inaugurated at the Latonia course in 18S3 While the event was until 1887 known as the Hindoo Stakes it has always been run over halfTlie the full Derby course of a mile audta half Tlie event this season will come a little later than in 1012 which is all the lietter as it will give all candidates tlie chance to thoroughly prepare for Kiich a contest and those that have been raced at Churchill Downs and Douglas Park will be keyed up conditionThe to the highest pitch of racing condition The Latonia Derby last season was won by the great Frets Lance with The Manager afterwards the Canadian Derby winner second and Worth the Kentucky Derby winner third The event last sea ¬ son was worth 4250 net to the winner The SOOOO added by the Latonia Racing Association this season will make it much more valuable than it was in 1012

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