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PICAROONS EASY SEAGRAM CUP. Temmeraire Again Fails His Party — Four Toronto Favorites Win Races. Toronto. On*., May 2.Y - Cold, raw winds sv rrt niios- the lal.i and intield and made the Woodbine grandstand anything but a pleasant spot this afternoon. The attendance, however, was fully 5,000. Favorite* won tour t tin- ra i -. The ityment three J ear old Temmeraire found strong sup pot : in tbe Seagram cap. He was always at odd* on and was backed to the exclusion oi the others, despite tbe fact thai hi- work a-poor. Wiien it came bo tbe naaalag the favorite made a sorry Ibowing. He was prominent for tJie ni-i quarter oi ■ mile and then dropped out of it. leaving Picaroon with Sieol up to win easily. Demon, an outsider, made determined challenge* in tbe ,-ireteh. hut despite Perretta effort be was never able to get to tbe tender . it now looks as if Temmeraire wa* ■ greatly overrated colt. Ho looked none too well u In n be ramp out for his pre-liminarv snd tin I lining of the race confirmed his looks. Be se.ia- to ivi B0 fancy for a route. The Steeplechase produced a series of mishaps, only four of the aba Martera finishing the course. The winner turned up in Little Wally. which had .-in easv thing •: •;. Flying Plover and Lulu j Young came to grlel l lying Plover fell at the tenth jump and Lola Young bolted ar the twelfth jump, when sin wa* I ill I dozen length* in front of the others. Tie handicap went to ,1. K. Laugh rev. which made a i inawaj affair of it. He outbroke the others, rushed into a Winning lead the tiist furlong, and was never in trouble. Bounding the tirst turn Solon Bhlngle eaased Main Chance to stumble and unseal in- rider, ItcBride, who had the mount on Solon Shingle. He was cautioned that a repetition of bis rough work would lead o Hie revocation oi his license. Third place was takta from Solon Shingle and given to Ormondes Bight, vtllcfa finished fourth. Sir Montague Allen, president of the Monlreil Jockey club, and William Noithev. secretary of the dank were visitors at Woodbine this afternoon. The Jumpers here are a poorei lot than usually races at Woodbine. There is not a uigL class burse , anions them. Many of them tire patched up cripple-. Oulsi.le ol Fred Cooks two year old* tin youngsters racing lien- ate ordinary, ai hast those Which have been -liown so far would not Impress on.- a- being anything like stake elas-. Johnnie Blake, which won for. Cook Thursday and Friday, i-a grand looking colt and horsemen are predicting for him a brilliant Future. There are several others in tbe c.Nik stable thai have shown uncommonly - 1 trial-. Previous winners of the Seagram Cup were: 1903, Easj Street: 1904, Nameoki; 1905, Charles Etwood; 1906. M.». maker. A vet good program is offered for Monday after noon and with sir Edward. Balbert. Beside; Colum bia l.ad Colonel I aver.lale. l.a a retire P. Daley; Skipper. Scotch Pebble. Halfeaste: Ksier.ioy. Mooksle, IMcktlme; Main Chance. Lord Boanerges, Tourenne; Matabon, Abjure and War Whoop show in: prominently among the entries, the racing should prove attractive and interesting. T K. lynch.