Many Stirring Finishes At Windsor.: Polly Prim Wins from Tom Dolan by a Narrow Margin--A Good Steeplechase., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-23


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MANY STIRRING FINISHES AT WINDSOR Polly Prim Wins from Tom Dolan by a Narrow Mar ¬ gin A Good Steeplechase Detroit Mich July 22 Threatening weather an1 mi ordinary card did not prevent a fairly large al Indance at Windsor Most of tlie races furnished Sxvl sport as the finishes were of the closest kid and the winners hard to distinguish until the otliclal Placing Favorites and second choices were much in vidence six of the races coing their way while Itoval Onyx the only outsider to win came in for Kiitficlently strong suptKtrt to cause the layers a big bigThe The seven furlongs handicap was taken by Polly Prim favorite and conceding much weight to tlie others in the race She was rushed into the lead from the start and excessive usage in the earlx run ¬ ning nearly caused her undoing as Tom Dolan coming with a belated rush through the stretch almost got up to lier in the closing strides With a little farther to go Tom Dolan would have won wonTho Tho steeplechase was a rattling contest tlie entire field of five starters helm closely aligned for a good part of the trip Lizzie Flat was always in command and Judiciously ridden rby W Allen held the others safe throughout and ultimately won from Woodside Lights Out a ptablemate to McIIvaia landing third Jockey Allen who rode Lizzie Flat in the steeple ¬ chase also distinguished himself by piloting Royal nyjc to victory In the closing race V P if Civlll again took a purse with a castoff secured from T P Hayes on Hollow made a show of his opponents in the opening race for which he was a mild favorite favoriteTheo Theo Cook furnished the chief upset of the after ¬ noon by his failure to land better than third in the fifth race the purse going to Nicgcr Baby in a sen ¬ sational finish heads separating Balbek and Theo Cook from the winner Gilvedear had slight diffi ¬ culty In disposing of his opposition in the sixth and won as his rider pleased Dan de Noyles and Many Colors fought it out strenuously in the third nice and tiie former just lasted long enough to gain the decision decisionHorace Horace Lercli who is clerk of the course at Fort Erie was a visitor today and transacted some business in the Interest of the Niagara Jockey Club ClubP P M Civill Knebelkamp Bradlield J W Pangle and Hogcr Minton will ship at the close of this meeting to Montreal where their horses will be rested until the opening of that track Burlew ONeills string and Mose Goldblatts will be transferred to Fort Erie Friday next Burlew ONeill now have six horses including Chapultepcc at Fort Erie Dennis Stafford will be their reliance in dayJohn the Derby to be run the opening day John Marklein will only send Granada and W A Leach to Fort Erie The others in his string will be rested at Windsor WindsorJ J C Ferriss Jr who is training Olambala stated today that the colt would be a starter in the Futurity

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