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ALTA MDONALD WINS THE FEATURE. King of the Valley Equals a Windsor Track Record Three Horses Fall. Detroit, Mich., July 1. This was Dominion Day and a big holiday crowd was iu attendance at Windsor. The track was fast and good time was made in all the races. The feature of the card was the Dominion Handicap at a mile for Canadian owned horses, three-year-olds and upward. It was won by the favorite, Alta -McDonald. The steeplechase was an improvement over previous races through the Windsor field, as all of those starting finished the course without mishap. Lulu Young made a poor showing. She could not keep np with the leaders and was beaten off nearly fifty lengths, the race being won by Kilmorie, an outsider in the betting. King of the Valley won the sixtli race by a margin of six lengths and equaled the track record for a mile and an eighth. W. . Parmer returned today from Nashville, where he went to show his yearlings by The Commoner to prospective buyers. W. E. Phillips and Dick Williams, tin; owner of the Pasadena stable, accompanied him on the trip, but failed to get any of the youngsters. Mr. Parmer refused to sell any of them at private sale unless he could sell the entire lot. Jockeys D. Hlley, Gaugel and Duncan came near being seriously hurt in the sixth race. Mail Box, when making the turn into the stretch, fell, and Bonnet and La Thorpe, following close behind, fell over him. Beyond a severe shaking up the hoys were uninjured.