Fast Racing At Latonia: Change of the Track Conditions Gives Distinction Victory.; Thibodaux Wins, but Has a Hard Time in Defeating Bonus and Chatterton., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-15


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FAST RACING AT LAT0NI4 Change of the Track Conditions Gives Distinction Victory Thibodaux Wins but Has a Hard HardTime Time in Defeating Bonus Bonusand and Chatfcerton BY J L DEMPSEY DEMPSEYLATONIA LATONIA Ky June 14 Todays good card was responsible for a return of the former large patronage excellent sport fea ¬ tured by close finishes and heavy specula ¬ tion The threequarters handicap which featured the card resulted in an easy victory for Distinction over some of the fastest j sprinters that could be mustered here The McDowell mare was in extra good form this afternoon and showed the way throughout carrying her 126 pounds impost in splendid style and was really at no more than a stiff gallop for the entire race though she covered the distance in 1 11 11She She was sent out an extra quarter in antici ¬ pation of her race next Saturday in the Enquirer Handicap HandicapMarvin Marvin May and Marjorie Hynes were in inclose close pursuit of her during the first half halfmile mile but when Martin called on her she shesprinted sprinted away readily Marvin May ran a agame game race but began tiring fast in the thestretch stretch and was passed by Martha Fallon FallonThe The race marked the dabut of Best Pal and andI I she showed well for a half mile but fell back after that and brought up in last place mile dash that preceded the feature and it furnished a closely fought contest from the start and a thrilling finish in which Bonus just failed to overhaul Thibodaux with Chatterton in third place placeThe The success of Thibodaux was mainly at ¬ tributable to the clear course he enjoyed whereas Bonus and Chatterton were both fre ¬ quent sufferers from interference wholly due to blunders of their riders who forced the interference on them by riding into pockets Under equal racing luck Bonus would have in all probability won with Chatterton in second place It was Thibo dauxs first start in the colors of his new owner and his race was a good one oneKINDRED KINDRED IS SPEEDY SPEEDYH H H Hewitts Kindred showed herself a speedy twoyearold in winning the sixth race in which she outstayed Harry Payne AVhitneys Punta Gorda Connelly rode her vigorously and she raced into the lead at once relinquishing it briefly en the stretch turn but outstayed the AVhitney filly in the final drive Lavinia was a well supported one here but her chances were materially I decreased in the first eighth when Taylor j took her back sharply as a result of Martin on Away riding close Lavinia was going fast at the end and was directly in the rear of Punta Gorda GordaSome Some of the better grade plating sprinters inaugurated the days racing and the race furnished a severe loss for the public as a result of the defeat sustained by High Cost a great favorite which succumbed readily to Hadrian It was the latters first success in nearly two years and he raced in fine style this afternoon afternoonTaylor Taylor Hay which has been running con ¬ sistently in all his races but always failed of winning was successful in tho second race and he accomplished it in game style from Stone Age and Rencelaw The favorite here Al Stebler ran a poor race and was always far back backPADUAS PADUAS LUCKY VICTORY VICTORYPadua Padua which was claimed in her last race by E E Mooar scored at the first asking for her new owner when she won the third race from The AVit and Alox Jr Her suc ¬ cess was in the nature of a lucky one for the diminutive C Rails on Gourmand would have landed the purse had he succeeded in getting through next to the inner rail at any time in the stretch racing racingBackers Backers of favorites again experienced a bad afternoon and found the choices con ¬ stantly failing them No pronounced outside horse however got home in front frontMayor Mayor T Bradley resident manager of tho Lexington track was a visitor and wit nessesd his Yoshimi run in the mile purse with somo speedy threeyearolds Ho stated that progress was being made on the forty stall stable destroyed by fire when the Camden and Milam racing establishments were practically wiped out The stable will again bo assigned to Messrs Milam and Camden CamdenMarine Marine Corps was claimed out of tho third raco by A W Jackson at a cost of 2300 He was represented in the race by Alex Jr JrOrders Orders for reservations continue to pour In from all parts of the country by eager Continued on twelfth page PAST EACIKG AT LATGNIA Continued from first page turf devotees desirous of witnessing1 the Kentucky Special on June 24 Interest in the race is becoming feverish and indica ¬ tions point to a race rivaling the Kentucky Derby DerbyMy My horses are steadily approaching nor ¬ mality said E II Bradley today but it will possibly be a full month before they can be regarded as over their attack of influ ¬ enza and in a condition to resume their train ¬ ing Mr Bradley intends shipping his horses to Saratoga immediately after the close here there to be rested and trained during the period before the opening of the Spa meeting meetingJockey Jockey Harry Iunsford returned today from Omaha Neb where he rodo the first part of the meeting there He will resume his saddle work here but it will be a tough task as he has considerable reducing to do doMose Mose Goldblatt had Mayor Carrel an in ¬ tended starter in the second race excused by the stewards because of illness The two yearold gelding took sick this morning morningJockey Jockey H J Burke returned to the saddle today after serving a fiveday suspension given him by starter A B Dade DadeM M Murphy of Golden Maxim fame and Mark Asa Earned owners of a good stable here todayFor were visitors from Louisville today For the flrst time this year twoyearolos will be sent over the distance of five and onehalf furlongs tomorrow The four and onehalf furlongs races are things of the past Tor this year yearMilo Milo Shields owner of A N Akin in the first race lodged a claim for High Cost but under the provisions of rule 118 the stewards declared it invalid Shields having failed to claimed him from E Trotter on June 8 last J S Hawkins raced his first horse of the year today Jack Trout in the second race The Hawkins string wintered at Louisville and all of its members were training In great style when sickness invaded it and put every horse out of commission They are recovering slowly but most of them will not get into action here

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