Stanley Fays Michaelmas: "Red" Walkers Good Canopus Colt Wins Two-Year-Old Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-19


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STANLEY FAYS MICHAELMAS "RED" WALKERS GOOD CANOPUS COLT WINS TWO-YEAR-OLD HANDICAP. Valley Farm Stable Runs One-Two. for the Durham Cup Fine Racng ; by Large Fields at Toronto. . ; Toronto, Ont., September 18. W. P. Fraser, secretary of the Ontario Jockey Club, furnished patrons of the Woodbine course one of the best programs of the meeting this afternoon. Besides the Michaelmas Handicap there was carded as features the Doncaster plate, the Roystercr Steeplechase and the Durham Cup. Large fields went to the post in ail seven of the events, the field In the second numbering seventeen. A majority of the races were keenly contested, the finishes in four of them resulting in hard drives, with small margins separating the leading horses at the end. William Walker was very much in the limelight again. He furnished the winner In the Michaelmas Handicap in his two-year-old, Stanley Fay, while Henry O. won the sixth event. Stanley Fays performance was a good one. He carried top weight, broke from an outside position at the post, made all his own pace, and after a sharp stretcli. drive beat the Bennett colt, Terah, out a scant length. Petulant, another of the Bennett entry, finished third. The disappointment of the race was Grande Dame. She opened at a short price but receded in the betting, and when the start eame was interfered with and McCarthy pulled her up. The tabled history of the Michaelmas Handicap is as follows: Year. Winner. "Wf. Jockey. Val. Time." 1902 Merry England. . .114 L. Jackson.? 610 1:17 1903 Play Ball 105 "WV Daly. .. 680 1:15 J 1904 Pirate Polly 120 J. Walsh... 6S0 1:16 1905 St. Joseph US J. Daly ... 6S0 1:14 1906 Ellicott 114 C. Koerner. 1,280 1:13 1907 Stanley Fay 110 Diggins 1.J25 1:14s The Valley Farm Stable, which is owned by the younger Hendrle brother, ran one-two in the Durham Cup, which had an added value of ,500, Kelpie beating her stable companion. Glimmer, out three parts of a length after a long drive. The Durham Cup Is but two years old. Its history is as follows: Year. Winner. A. Wt JocKey. Val. Time. 1906 Inferno 4 113 C. Koerner.,100 3:02 1907 Kelpie 3 108 Mulcahy ... 1,170 3:05 John G. Cavanagh, ridden by the Italian ex-gentleman jockey, Masnada, set his field a hot pace Jn the Roysterer Steeplechase and led until the thirteenth jump, when he made a bad landing and went to his knees. This enabled the Colt entry, Pioneer, to take the lead and he kept it for the remainder of the trip, winning easily at the end front The Chef. J. Carter, who was employed by J. Burttschell for a number of years as foreman, died in the general hospital a few days ago as a result of ani operation for appendicitis. Carter was well known among horsemen iut the west. - -

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