Clell Turney A Toronto Cup Winner.: Outstays Mainchance in a Hotly Contested Finish Over a Slow Track., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-31


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CLELL TURKEY A TORONTO CUP WINNER Outstays Mainchancc in a Hotly Contested Finish Over a Slow Track TrackToronto Toronto Out May The Toronto Cup one of the chief annual fixtures of Toronto racing and the j feature event at Woodbine Tark this afternoon brought together a highclass field and resulted in a stirring contest the winner turning up in Clell Tuniey which ran coupled with Martin Doyle as the Timicy entry and split favoritism with the Sea ¬ gram candidate Mainchaiice The race was a well contested one from start to finish and at the end four of the seven starters were in a close bunch with less than a length separating the four of them This stake was the most important one run at the meeting The Ontario Jockey Club added a purse of 5000 to the race and this with the en ¬ trance money and starting fees brought its total value up to 4iO Of the eight carded Cave Ad sum Inferno and Kllicott were Withdrawn and Ox ¬ ford and Xlpango added j addedj Clell Turney and Martin Doyle alternated in making tin pace throughout When the start came Martin Doyle cut across in front serionslv interfer ¬ ing with Zlpango and causing Nicol to pull him up The hitler lost fully a dozen lengths by the inter ¬ ference and in the early running dropped out of the struggle lie then closed a tremendous gap and at stridei the end was gaining on tbe leaders at every stride i Jell Turney ran a good race under a skillful ride by Uergeii The latter kvpt the threeyearold well up throughout and when entering the homestretch came to the outside Near the end where Martin Doyle tired Bergcn sent Clell Turney up with a rush and caught and passed Mainchancc in the last three or four strides stridesi i The tabulated history of the Toronto Cup since ear Winner A 1100 Martimas 1 11JOl 1JOl Sannazarro 102 Hold Cure I IIK IK Claude SHU Fort Hunter 10 Tongorder 0 Minnie Adams 1107 Inferno 1108 Clell Turney Val Tim 1020 157 1205 20 1205 15S 1205 15 15CO 155 155lso lso 150 2110 151 4570 102 4i0 157 me races were run over a track that was about two seconds slow to the mile and before a large crowd During the running of the third race a heavy fog settled over the course and it was im ¬ possible to distinguish the colors from the grand ¬ stand standForm Form players cleaned up during the afternoon live of the seven races being won by favorites Un ¬ successful choices being Koyal Onyx Icrsonal Clell Tnrney Spencer KeilT and Goldway Jockey GoldwayJockey Shilling left for New York tonight He has been engaged by Sam Ilildreth to ride the fouryear old Montgomery in the Brooklyn Handicap and if reports received here are correct this horse has shown a couple of sensational trials in his prepara ¬ tion for the race Shilling will return next week and accompany the Thomas stable to Montreal Among MontrealAmong the visitors to Woodbine Tark this after ¬ noon were Sir II Mjmtague Allan president of the Montreal Jockey Club and John r Ryan general manager of the Blue Bonnets course Mr Ryans mission here was to interest horsemen In the com ¬ ing meeting at Montreal and he received promises from a number that they would ship their strings there Mr Uyan left for New York tonight W tonightW W Lyles was also a visitor at the course He arrived from Louisville this morning and re ¬ turned there tonight Mr Lylcs mission here was in the Interests of Thomas Ilatlicld who got Into trouble here a few seasons back over the running of the horse Garrott Wilson It is understood that the local club is willing that the ban against this turfman be lifted liftedWhen When Goldway won the sixth race Woods Garth was on hand to retaliate for the boost which T M Civil gave Lady Isalxsl after she won yesterday Mr Garth made one bid of 500 which Civill raised to 800 and at which figure he retained the horse It seems as if Civill stirred up a hornets nest when he went after Garth and the latter Is liable to cost the Kentucky turfmuu a pretty penny before he Is through with him

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