Latonia Track At Best: Resurfacing of Popular Course Has Made It One of Fastest and Safest in the Country., Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-03


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LATONIA TRACK AT BEST Resurfacing of Popular Course Has HasMade Made It One of Fastest and andSafest Safest in the Country LATOXIA Ky June 2 Someone in the horse world started a rumor that the La tonia track was in miserable shape and full of Holes and like all bad news it circulated around the country in jig fashion There is no foundation for the rumor at all allThe The Latonia track has been resoiled with eight inches of the finest creek bottqm loam in this section of the country It has been properly graded rolled and cut up with the harrows In fact the track is in better con ¬ dition right now than it has been for the last ten years yearsRice Rice Porter veteran docker came in to ¬ day and he immediately went over the entire mile course and when he had finished said it was the best track he had seen at Latonia for fifteen years yearsThere There absolutely is nothing to the rumor about the track being in bad shape Trainer H J Thompson of the Idle Hour Farm Stable looked the course over critically and said saidThis This is going to be the finest track we have had at Latonia in years In fact from the looks of things and the way my horses breezed over it this morning it right now is the best track in the country It is going to have a wonderful cushion of live soil on it and there will be but few breakdowns dur ¬ ing this meeting meetingIt It is believed that these two statements will give the lie to the rumor about the poor track

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