Uncomfortable at Latonia: Rain, Wind and Inferior Racers Features of the Afternoon, Daily Racing Form, 1921-10-04


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UNCOMFORTABLE AT LATONIA Rain, Wind and- Inferior Racers Features of the Afternoon. - L - : 1 Kinburn Wins the Main Race in a Canter Martha Fallon. Defeats Lina Clark Narrowly. LATONIA. Ky., October 3. Todays racing offering was in keeping with track conditions, there being a general absence of the better class of horses due to the changed Koine following the frequent rains, that the previous night brought. The original main feature was wiped out by scratching, there being u general reluctance on the part of owners to send their charges into a contest. The substitute dash wns one for ordinary class racers and brought to the post the limit number. Gallaher Brothers Kinburn, which in a preceding race, when ridden by lool. ran a poor race and was beaten off, ran in surprisingly improved form this afternoon under Scoliies guidance and won in runaway style in the mile and a sixteenth . dash that served as the outstanding race on the card. He w3 backed with nre confidence and justified it, for he raced into the lead soon after the start and, after showing the way under restraint to the stretch, drew away to win in a common canter, Adonis having. hard work to outstay Secret Greetings for second place. ,Seci;t Creeling was worked out an additional mile in preparation for bis starling in the Latonia Cup, to be run here next Saturday. The best race of the afternoon came v.ith the decision of the sixth, in which Martha Fallon triumphed by a narrow margin over Lina Clark, : itttmesfijiJiitn.-- clearly outgeneralingKe-1 rteris onEinffXlark". The running of the final dash, at a mile and a half, brought the only pronounced upset of the afternoon, which was furnished in the victory of Oourinand. The latter sot up in the stretch drive to outstay Rama. Gourmands showing was an improvement over his previous races, as was that of J. C. Stone, which had led the others for a mile and a quarter before giving way. Kingfisher, the favorite, was sharply impeded after going u half mile and afterward seemed reluctant to do his best. The often disappointing Col. Taylor finally made COL. TAYLOR MAKES GOOD. a runaway race and landed the opening dash in a e.mter. Onrhani. an extreme outsider, outstaying Jacobean for second place. West Side, the favored one here, was never prominent. Marimba had tin; call in the second race and won easily from Canny Lady, with Cliarline following the pair. Omer K.s eliminations . when he broke down made it easy for Blarney Stone to win the third race. Mavehona followed him home and Grace Dauglierty finished third. The substitute race was taken by Repeater, an r"!tt"idiii" f-vorite whb-h won as bis rider. G. W. Carroll, elected. Richelieu and Skiles Knob nc-cuunleit for the shorter portions of the purse. The suspension of jockey Lunsford was terminated this afternoon by the stewards. He had been suspended for the meeting because of reporting at the scales in an unfit condition to ride. This was said to have been duo to violent reducing. Jockey G. W. Carroll was suspended for five days after the sixtii race for rough riding. Masterson and Rogers dissolved the partnership in their horses this afternoon, the former taking Honolulu P.oy and King Hose, which he will race next winter at Tijuana. Rogers retains Cheer Leader and Dr. Rae. They will be campaigned at New Orleans. Kohn and Theisen, represented in the third race by Pemvell, became owners of Omer K. after he broke down at a cost of ,900 via the claiming route, the. Kentucky claiming rule making the claimant responsible for the horse immediately after a claim is deposited, although winnings in the race by the horse go to the previous owners. It would have been the same had Omer K. been killed outright in the race.

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