King Avondale Proves A Scorcher.: Runs Away from Such Fast Ones as Denham and Herman Johnson., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-28


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KING AVONDALE PROVES A SCORCHER Runs Away from Such Fast Ones as Dcnham and Herman Johnson Toronto Out May 27 One of the best planned coups that has come off in some time was put over today when King Avorulalo owned by James W Bean and trained by W Shields won the opening race at Woodbine this afternoon King Avomlale was purchased at Pimlico this spring by Mr Bean a young Washingtonian whoso colors were seen on the turf for the first tinfe today Shields than whom there is no more competent trainer in the business despite his youtli picked out todays race as the right sjxit and the presence of the speedy Denhani did not frighten him Ho trained King Avondale into line condition and after a sensational trial a few days ago scut to Washington for Mr Bean to come on and see iiis colt win King Avon dale was a maiden and his chances were not taken seriously by the layers who made Denhani a 1 to 4 favorite When it came to the running King Avon dale showed extreme speed and before they hid gone a quarter opened up a fourlengths lead on his field The first half was run in 4S record time for the meeting and at stage was the result in doubt Herman Johnson was second with Denhani third beaten off six lengths It is estimated that a big sum was taken out of tlie local ring over King Avondales victory The colt was also heavily backed throughout the country countryShields Shields sent another winner to the post during lie afternoon when Rcldmonre boat Elllcott In the Leaiuiiigton Handicap the feature race of the after ¬ noon Ueidmoore ran coupled with Servile was ridden by Liebert and won easily by a couple of lengths from the Seagram entry Mainchance Reirt moore beat tlie Seagram crack Inferno a few days ago when the pair met in the Queens Hotel Cup one of the big fixtures of Toronto racing racingPleasing Pleasing oiie of tlie fillies Wat Bnrlew ONeill shipped here from New York was the only winning favorite of the afternoon She won the second race in a field of fifteen twoyearold maidens and was ridden by the apprentice jockey Frances Frances rode a good race put up a determined finish and outrode Ilarty IlartyThe The hunters fiat race went to Kumshaw which ran in the colors of the Boston turfman A Henry Illgglnsnn who races under the limn do plume course of Mr Chctland ChctlandFred Fred Cook a threeyearold Lawrence P Daley will be shipped from Belmont Park to Hamilton and started in the Derby there the feature event of the opening day at that meeting After fulfilling his Hamilton engagement the colt will be shipped to Kenilworth ainl started in the Buffalo Derby DerbyM M Daly trainer for 1 W Colt wired steeplechase jockey Mclnerney to return at once to New York Mclnerney will ride Thistledale at Belmont Park on Friday and Agent in the Grand National Saturday SaturdayJockey Jockey Shilling left for New York tonight but will return on Saturday to ride for J E Seagram in the Toronto Cup He will have the mount on Inferno in that event eventThe The following owners will ship from here to Mon ¬ treal at the close of the Woodbine meeting meetingJames James McLanghlin O L Thomas W Shields J W Bnrttschell James Boden M L Hayman C S Wilson II Shannon J E Seagram P M Civill IHllard Hill W M Moseley C J Murray J S Hoy and F Sheedy

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