Latonia Stakes Well Worth Winning: Values Increased Over Hundred Per Cent Compared to Last Year--No Purse Less Than ,000., Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-17


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LATONIA STAKES WELL WORTH WINNING Values Increased Over Hundred Per Cent Compared to Last Year No Purse less Than 1000 CINCINNATI O March Ifi Horsemen who have horses which even appear to be of star calil er and who failed to enter tliem in tlie stake events to be run during the coming spring meeting at Latonia are neglecting great financial opiiortnnities Nine stake races are to bo run during this meet inc and to tlieso llic Latonia Jockey Club will a d 17000 which is over one hundred per cent more than was given away at thelfllS meeting meetingIt It was originally decided to close the stake on March 20 but after a consultation between general manager Matt AVinn and Jolin Hachmeister it was decided to extend the closing time until Saturday March 29 Mr Hachmeister gladly agreed to help out manager AVinn who has so much to attend to nt present that the Latonia stake program had been neglected Mr Hachmeister is therefore sending out the stake blanks now to horsemen and will communicate with Frank 1 Brnen at Havana and T I Campbell at Hot Springs and they will take the entries at these points pointsIn In addition to these stake races no purse will be of less than 1000 and a majority of them will bo far above that figure The meeting opens Juno 4 and runs for twentyeight days closing on Saturday July The average added money will be more than 10000 per day which means horse ¬ men will have the opportunity of earning more than 300000 during this time It will be the largest and biggest race meeting over held in the State of Kentucky KentuckyThe The Latonia Derby is the most valuable of all the stakes To this race 15000 will be added The management has decided that the Derby shall be open to geldings Last year it was thought best to bar the unsexed horses but as owners and breeders did not have sufficient warning it was deemed best to permit these horses to start this year at least As for the future of the race that will be determined later laterRICHEST RICHEST KENTUCKY JUVENILE RACE RACEThe The Cincinnati Trophy to which 000 has been added will be the second big race of the meeting and will be the most valuable twoyearold race in the west This is an old fixture at the Latonia track and in ldditjon to approximately 7i 00 which it will be worth to the winner a valuable trophy the gift of the Jockey Club will be added addedAnother Another valuable stake to be run will be he Kimuiror Handicap to which 5000 also has been added This race is for threeyearolds and over and the distance is one mile It will bring to gethor the best milers east or west and in time it is confidently predicted that the mile record for this distance will be lowered loweredAnother Another race which closes Saturday March 20 when the entries for the spring stakes close is the Queen City Handicap a mile race for twoyear olds and which will be run during the fair meeting meetingThe The list of stakes to be run follows followsInaugural Inaugural Handicap threeyearolds and over ono mile and a sixteenth 4000 added tojje run Wednesday June 4 4Iin Iin ton la Derby threoyoarolds one mile and a half 15000 added to be run Saturday June 7 7Merchants Merchants Selling Stakes threeyearolds and over one mile 3000 added to be run Wednesday Juno It ItQuickstep Quickstep Handicap throeyearolds and over threecinarUrs 3000 added to be run Saturday June 14 Cllpsetta Slakes for twoyearold fillies five eighths 4000 added to be run Wednesday June 18 18Enquirer Enquirer Handicap threeyearolds and over one mile 5000 added to be run Saturday June 21 21Harold Harold Stakes tortwoyear old colts and geldings fiveeighths 3000 added to be run Wednesday June 25 25Independence Independence Handicap threeyearolds and over one mile and threesixteenths 4000 added to be run Friday July 4 4Cincinnati Cincinnati Trophy twoyearolds threequarters 5000 added to IM run Saturday July 5 5Queen Queen City Handicap twoyearolds one mile 5000 added to be run during the autumn meeting meetingEntries Entries to all these stakes close Saturday March 2

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