An Afternoon For Platers: Latonias Card Given Over to Horses of Small Fame.; Precious Confirms Her Good Form in Winning the Feature Race--War Cap No Longer Maiden., Daily Racing Form, 1918-07-06


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AN AFTERNOON FOR PLATERS Latonias Card Given Over to Horses of Small Fame Precious Confirms Her Good Form Formin in Winning the Feature Race War Cap No Longer Maiden Iiionia Ky July 5 Todays racing offering was a typical off day one designed with a view to giving the more ordinary horses an opportunity Five of the races were under claiming conditions while She opener brought out the usual limit quota of maidens The best nicf in which a 1000 purse was th offering brought together a quartet of fiirly goM ones and it resulted in a victory for Thomas C McDoyols Precious which under Lunsfords good guidance led for the entire mile and seventy yards and won with ridiculous ease from John I Day and McAdoo Limsfon followed this success n a sterling ride en Edward H Mc Lrans Peerless One and it was the sole factor in that racers success over Angelin and Henefactor HenefactorA A K Macomltcrs AVar Cap graduated from the maiden ranks in the first race when he led home eleven other maiden twoyearolds to win after i hard rousing from Cerinus and Hob I taker takerAn An outstanding upset came with the running of the second race when Xdio and Hrown Aelvet fought it out hard to finish in the above order necks apart with Ardent following the pair closelv closelvJeff Jeff Livingstons English filly Orenzo had to be hard ridden to outstay 1C It Hradhys lfmcraia and it marked the passing of that racer from the Hradlev eslahlishment as he was transferred to Jfliii Mnrpliy for a S15DO consideration considerationW W Hastings which showed an excellent per ¬ formance in a previous start repeated this after ¬ noon and it enabled him to win easily from Silk Iily and Melns MelnsTiu Tiu final race the first mile snd threequarters ilaKh of this meeting furnished a rattling good contest with El Key the nnor after a hard effort to defeat Diadi the latter boating Pit by a head for second place Todays placeTodays arrivals included T II Greenbaum and Itemy Dorr from Xew Orleans Itotli siMke glow ¬ ingly of the prospects for next winters racing in the Crescent City and that plans are already nnder way by both associations to attract the lest Has of racers Hoth will remain here until the close of the nieting nietingJockey Jockey F Merimee was taken ill during the afternoon and could not fill his ridiaj engagements Jockey engagementsJockey IJ AVatts leaves tonight lor Camp Tay ¬ lor Louisville to join the colors colorsEdward Edward H Morrow IJcpnblican candidate for gov ¬ ernor of Kentucky at the oiain election was an interested racingT visitor to view todays racing T C McDoucll will ship several of the horses In has here back to Ashland Ixfore sending the remainder to Saratoga for the racing there thereSMALL SMALL FIELD FOE VALUATION STAKES STAKESOnly Only five twoyearolds have been named to con tert the Valuation Selling Stakes with S1500 added at I ttonia tomorrow afternoon but the race looks attractive on pajxr The field and jockeys will consist followingI of the following I gal J Howard Major Iarke E Sande Hlush ing Heauty L Geutrv Carrie Moore F Murphy nnil Candle Light H Lunsford LunsfordJefferson Jefferson Livingstons Prince of Como will not be a starter in the Quickstep Handicap next Wednesday Trainer Mose Goldblatt has come to the conclusion that the son of Disguise is in need bf a respite from racing and In will be thrown out of active training for a time with the object of getting him back to the races later in the year in winning condition conditionThe The claiming of Ilifle left Pat Dunne without a horse but it probably will not be for long Mr Dunne is on the lookout for a serviceable thorough ¬ bred or two to take east to race at Saratoga He said yesterday Xaturally I was sorry to lose Itifle but I suppose it wont do to fee bad over it Since I bought him on May IS and turned my attention to training him IJifle 1ms netted me fomenting like rKiO and I have gained twenty IMiinds in weight from the healthful outdoor occu ¬ pation besides the pleasure which has come from the renewal of oldtime associations in racing racingIf If Edward Trotter so desires he can be repre ¬ sented in the Quickstep Handicap at Latonia next AVdnesday by Itroino A X Akin and Trolius his three entries for that stake race in spite of the recent rilling against him which followed the form reversal of Kuklnv Presiding Steward Price ex Plained yesterday that this would be permitted under the phraseology of the ruling which specifically tttcd that the further entries from the Trotter stable would be barred It is held that in the case f a stake race the Mitries were made when the nominations closed and would not be void except licrc fraud had been shown It is probable that Tinlius will carry tin Trotter colors in tin Quick ¬ step as this sprinter is known to M in extra good condition just now

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