Guy Racing into Respect: Defeats Rouleau and Marjorie Hynes like a Good One, Daily Racing Form, 1921-10-07


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GUY RACING INTO RESPECT L Defeats Rouleau and Marjorie Hynes Like a Good One. Ace High Wins a Fast Race Runzaf and Bright Leaf Spring Surprises Track Fast. LATONIA, Ky., October 0. The mile and three-sixteenth handicap for a purse of ,000, serving as todays feature and also as a final trial for many of those intending to contest in the Latonia Cup on Saturday, the closing day here, again brought the ungainly Guy prominently to the fore, and the easy victory he achieved gave him a more elevated rating than he formerly enjoyed. His performance this afternoon was really a creditable one, and he won in fast time with the utmost ease, covering the distance in 1:"SJ. Following him came Rouleau, the favored one, with Marjorie Hynes leading the others in third place. Eight started with Pit and Guy, brothers, couple in the betting. All the starters were awarded substantial support, Sands of Pleasure attracting more attention than was warranted in the light of his recent poor racing. He was in a bad post mood and the rise of the barrier found him absolutely refusing to start with the others, which resulted in his being left. Marjorie Hynes at once raced into the lead and disposed of Atta Boy II. in the first quarter, but succumbed in turn to Rouleau before going the next quarter. Once in the lead Rouleau appeared all over the, winner, but Guy suddenly loomed up witli a rush and in the stretch wore Rouleau down, even while under restraint. and, talcing the lead, continued In that fashion to the. finish. Rouleau, under hard qiding outstayed! MarjorSe Hynes, wfith Secret Greetings following. The latter and Pit were both worked out an additional quarter in preparation for starting In the Latonia Cup. FINE WEATHER SWELLS ATTENDANCE. A continuance of pleasant conditions was again noted here and contributed extensively to the large patronage. Big fields were the rule and, while this gave promise of good entertainment, it was thought to be puzzling to the speculators. The contrary was the case and the punters were eminently successful in their quest of winners, as indicated by the short prices against some of the successful ones. The most pronounced upset of the afternoon came with the closing race, in which Runzaf scored at a mile. In his best previous race he quit badly at three-quarters. Today he led for the entire race and successfully withstood challenges from the others. Wapiti finished gamely and outstayed Miss Petite for second place. Dainty Lass was one of the preferred ones here, but showed nothing. Another long-priced one that succeeded was Bright Leaf, which scored in lucky fashion from College Girl and Precious Lula. College Girl and Wayward Lady were best in this race, but the former suffered extensively from Interference and Wayward Iady, in addition to swerving out, was lieavily weighted and tired. The public got off prosperously when Mabel G. in the opener found little difficulty in winning from Ground-Swell and Harlock. This was followed by centering on Red Wingfield ill the second race, the latter under hard riding getting up in time to beat Settle. Sea Trince had an easy time of it in the mile and a quarter dash, for which he was given the most consideration. Wave proving a surprise here in landing in second place. ACE HIGH DEFEATS ST ABLEM ATE , The W. E. Applegate pair Ace High and Aba-dune fought it out for the purse in the fourth, with Ace High just managing to beat Abadanc home, Jim Daisy heading the otliers in third place. Kay Spence has sold the five-year-old Vulcain Thirty-third gelding War Spirit to J. S. Ownbey f-r a private consideration. John Hope, trainer for Col. J. De Estranipes, the Havana sportsman, was among todays visitors, having come over from Churchill Downs, where his employers horses have Just arrived from the Canadian tracks. The horses include Duke Ruff, Molly Puff and Bacchanalian and will be raced in Louisville before being shipped to Havana. The consistent saddle work of Eddie Barnes is beginning to command the attention of horsemen, a number of whom have been trying to secure his contract. E. R. Bradley and George V. .Barnes are amoug the number. Thus far Barnes has refused all offers to associate himself with any one stable, preferring to ride asa free lance William Reese has turned over the marc Marjorie McKay, a maiden two-year-old, to L. V. Bellow to be trained. Charles H. Lansdale, who is representing the Cuba-American Jockey Club here, is in receipt of a large number of requests for stabling accommodations at the Havana track. The most recent applicants are M. C. Moore, who will race six horses next winter, R. B. Allen and W. M. Hondas. The latter expects to take ten horses to Oriental Park. Best Pal, Behave Yourself and Black Servant were shipped to Idle Hour Farm to be turned out. Best Pal and Black Servant will be trained in the spring, but Behave Yourself will be given ample rest to recover from his bowed tendon. The other K. R. Bradley horses here in charge of trainer Thompson will be shipped tomorrow to Churchill Downs. Bet Mosic will, at the close of the Kentucky racing, be sent to Pimlico to fill engagements in the Walden Stakes and the Maryland Futurity. No word has been received in months from jockey Thompson, who rode Behave Yourself to victory in the Kentucky Derby. He left for the West during the summer Latonia meeting and has given no indication of returning. He is still uudcr contract to E. R. Bradley. 1arader finished his Kentucky racing yesterday when lie came out of his race in a bad way. Jockey It. McDcrmott was suspended for five days by the stewards for rough riding in the first raw.

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