Victoria Day At Woodbine: Seagram Horses Capture Three Of The Seven Races.; Inferno Wins Toronto Cup and Will Start in the Suburban--Johnnie Blakes Victoria Stakes--Great Sport., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-25


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VICTORIA DAY ATWOOMINE SEAGRAM HORSES CAPTURE THREE OF THE SEVEN RACES. Inferno Wins Toronto Cup and Will Start in the Suburban — Johnnie Blakes Victoria Stakes — Great Sport. Toronlo. Out.. May 24.— Pully 20.000 people celebrated Victoria Day at the Woodbine track this afternoon. The crowd in the stands, lawns and betting ring were so dense that al times if was almost impossible to move alnnif. The card was probably the best ever offered by the Ontario Jockey Club. There were seven races, including four -luk-s. and over 0,000 was distributed iu prize money. The weather was clear and mild and the track iu its best condition. Willi the eieep- ti ! the seventh race favorites swept the card. Joseph B. Seagram furnished three of the will ii.s iii Res Wall, ill the Maple Leaf Stakes: In- lerno. in the lor 0 up. and Merr Cnglaml. I.yndhursl. .ilso owned by Mr. Seagram, finished third iu the closing race. Mr. Seagram was highly elated over the success of his horses and after Infernos victory in the Toronlo Cup announced that. 1 he Havoc— BOB Ino horse would be a sure starter iu the Suburban Handicap in which he is carded to carry 1 IO pounds. The Toronto Cap was the feature of the card. Temmersire, Glimmer, Toareane, Tom Dofaua and Mr. Seagrams Man. Chance were withdrawn, leaving six good handicap horses to battle for the cup. which was worth .:.70 to the winner. inferno. proved an easy winner. MeDanlel kept him in reserve r 1 the early pari of the journey and in a sharp drive the Seagram horse showed his superiority by beating out Lotus Eater a couple of lengths. with Minnie Adams third. The Woodbine steeplechase furnished a chapter of accidents, of eleven starters five fell at different stages of the journey. Esterjoy fell near the paddock gate with Incantation tumbling at the same place. Both horses afterward jumped over the rail. Keterjoy sustained no injury but Incantation broke a leg and had to be destroyed. Jockeys Nieol and HcDaniei carried off the riding honors, the former piloting two of tin- winners, while McDaniel rode three. Nlcsis ride on Charlie Eastman in the silts lace was as pretty a piece of horsemanship as has been seen here iu many a day. He rated the Gardner sprinter along in the early stages, nursing him for a final run through the boniest retell and when he made his effort he gave I he backers of Merry England cold chills, for hM challenge was a determined one and it was all that Merry Kngtand could do to last long eaoagh to win by a neck. The six furlongs in this race were run in 1:12-. the fastest time recorded for the distance dining the meeting. W. E. Phillips added Pred Cooks speedy two-year-old Johnnie Plake in the Victoria Stakes and had the satisfaction of seeing the colt come home an easy winner. Johnnie Blake won by three lengths from Lawless and he tan I he live furlongs in l:0Of, within one fifth of a second of the truck record fee the distance made by Diamond. Previous winners of the Toronro Cup were: 1999, Baajo; 1991, My Fellow: 1992, Feaehm; IS!*:. Copyright: isoi. Saragossa; 1996, Sarsgaasa; isoo, Maurice: 1VI7. Tragedian: 1999, Mazarin: 1S0O. Satir-i st; 1999, Martians; 1901, Sanaa sarro; 1999, Gold Cure: 1993, Claude: 1994, Fort Hunter; 1996, T011-gorder; IOOO. Minnie Adams. Previous winners of the Maple Leaf Stakes since 1999 were: 11K10. Parley Sugar: P.tOI. Lady Berkeley; 10O2. Lyihliie: 1998, Protligato: 1666, Loupania ; 1003. Maid of Parrie; 1906, Pair Havana. Previous winners of the Woodbine Steeplechase — which is 20 years old — since 1999 were: 1999, Master Fred: 1991; Eli Ktaaag; Pxr2. Sallust: loo::, Hlgfabee; 1906, Coaster; 1996, Csaseti; loot;, ton-ovcr. Previous winners of the Victoria Stakes, now tifleen years old. since 1969 were: PlOO. Maggie W.: tool. La Moniague: 1992, Dramatist; 1998, Spring: 1994, Shanuonside; 1996, Bt Joseph; lOOfi, Arimo. Another excellent card of seven races is offered for tomorrow and with such fast ones as La Cloria. Zelina. Arby Van: Larikin. Poll Weevil. Wasti: Old Colony. Hound Dance. Sclnoeders Mht- way : Toareaae, Sir Edward. Tesameralre; Golden-way. Little Wally, Flying Plover; Deuce. Missouri Lad. J. R. Laugluey: Clifton Forge. Irene A., and Wabash Qui en among the horses likely to run capital racing seems assured. T. K. Lynch.

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