Good Racing At Latonia: No Stakes, but Big Purses Draw Out Crack Racers.; Old Rosebud an Easy Victor in Chief Race--Blackie Daws Good Performance., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-06


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GOOD RACING AT LATONIA No Stakes but Big Purses Draw Out Crack Racers Old Rosebud an Easy Victor in inChief Chief Race Blackie Daws DawsGood Good Performance LATONIA Ky June f A L Kirbys Blackie Daw carrying 119 pounds demonstrated his handicap caliber this afternoon when he outstayed some Rood ones and ran the mile in 138 winning from Bribed Voter and Regalo The race featured this after ¬ noons program as it had 2200 in added money The recent arrival Broom Peddler showed himself to be a nincli improved racer over his winter show ¬ ing by taking command over the speedy ones that started in the nice and led them at a fast pace to the last quarter where he began tiring but it was only in the last seventy yards that he relin ¬ quished all claims to any part of the purse Blackie Daw was kept under restraint until the stretch was reached where lie raced Into the lead and held his challengers safe at the end Bribed Voter and Regalo staged a hard duel for second place and Bribed Voter triumphed right at the end endThe The popular Old Rosebud made his debut here for the first time in some time and he was accorded generous support in the mile dash for a purse of 1800 and ruled an overwhelming choice He won after having led for the entire way with Bnford in second place and another oldtimer Dodge land ¬ ing third Old Kosebud since his last start in these parts has developed a bad post trait and he delayed the start for some time but when it came he was off well in motion motionRacing Racing conditions for this afternoon could not have1 been improved oir The weather was tine and Ite track in excellent order resulting in fast time in most of the races racesThe The attendance was again surprisingly large and the total of speculation far in excess of that of the second day last year the different fields this afternoon serving as excellent betting mediums The opening race developed a surprise in the defeat of Impressive which lauded third the winner Happy Go Lucky being one of the outsiders He showed a big improvement over his last race and won without trouble troubleJockey Jockey Robinson figured outstandingly in the sixth race when lie allowed Lackawanna to slip up in the last strides and beat his mount Hunter jiiaiiu The riders failure to observe Lackawanna was responsible for Huntermanns defeat as lie was much the best and was winning easily but the rider rode him confidently having Leap Frog apparentlr the only contender that he observed beaten and tried to draw the finish fine fineJohn John F Schorr took down bis first purse of the meeting when Bon Jour led home a fair band in tlie third race to win by a comfortable margin ockey Lunsford also landed Dancer in the final race in which a number of the other sorters suffered sufferedSTEWARDS STEWARDS ISSUE IMPORTANT RULING RULINGTbe Tbe steward have ruled that the new scale of weights slinll not apply to stakes which closed prior to its adoption The Latonia Derby therefore and other stakes to be run at the Latonia meeting will be rim under the old scale of weights includ ¬ ing the gelding allowance allowanceE E V Moore who recently disposed of the con ¬ tract on Jockey C Robinson and also developed Jockey Crump has another prospective star rider in the making having secured the contract on the Bixteenrjearold Canadian boy James Brown The youngster lias been galloping horses for nearly a year and gives every promise of becoming a thorough horseman Mr Moore was advised this morning that his mare Bettie Sue had foaled a chestnut colt sired by Mullowinot son of Flying Fox This is the fourth colt foal that Bettie Sue has dropped in four seasons seasonsPat Pat Dunne announced today that Under Fire would be an absentee from tlio Latonia Derby and that Umoud owned by M Quiiiu would be the stables representative in the race raceThere There was much regret among the horsemen when news came of tin death of Garret D Wilson at Lexington Mr Wilson had long been associated Avith the Lexington track as its secretary and treas ¬ urer Ho occupied a similar position with the recently formed Kentucky Jockey Club at Lex ¬ ington His funeral will be held Saturday after ¬ noon noonGeneral General manager Matt J Winu was highly elated over the results attending the opening day A gen ¬ eral idea of the splendid opening can be gleaned from the fact that over 2000 more programs were sold yesterday afternoon over that of last years opening day The volume of betting in ¬ creased to nearly 100 per cent and the gate re ¬ ceipts went nearly double that of last years inaug uarl day dayResident Resident manager Harry F Breivogel who has worked untiringly for weeks looking after the de ¬ tails for the opening was enthusiastic over the results It was even better than 1 expected and I anticipated a record break ing opening was his comment afler the last race

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