Rain Affects Windsor Attendance.: Good Racing and Close Finishes Mark the Day--J. W. May Captures Two Races., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-25


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RAIN AFFECTS WINDSOR ATTENDANCE Good Racing and Close Finishes Mark tho Day J W May Captures Two Races Detroit Mich July 24 Threatening weather cul ¬ minating in intcrinitlcnt showers during tho after ¬ noon held down the attendance considerablv and dampened enthusiasm at Windsor today Upsets were frequent and in several instances form reversals were apparent The most noticeable was that of Patriot which defeated Chipmunk after a long stretch lrive J W ilay owner of Patriot also sent Marbles to the iost and she won too Marbles was an over ¬ whelming choice showed great speed in sprinting Into a lead of almost ten lengths In the first quar ¬ ter then gradually tireil and gave her supporters cause for alarm by faltering badly near the end almost allowing Grande Damo to get to her herTho Tho closest finish came with live running of the fourth race when Quagga and Arrow Swift fought out the Issue and landed Jioses apart the latter getting the purse Ouaggas showing today was in striking contrast to his previous effort when favorite nml ridden by Powers Minder todav took the Ar tiiur horse Into a good lead at the outset and raced his early opposition Into subjection but the exces sivo early use he was put to caused him to tire slightly with the result that Arrow Swift nailed him In the final strides stridesThe The first runup of the meeting came after the fifth race when Sam Louis boosted Alencon the winner 200 over his entered price of 400 at which ligure lie got him The largest field of the afternoon started in this race Alencon being a slight choice over Euripides This pair had it between them all fhe way J C Ferriss Jrs Spunky was another that showe1 Inrprislng Improvement incidentally furnishing the f liief upset by winning in a common canter in the closing race at a mile and a quarter The bad start that Banrida the favorite received eliminated her and she was a trailing last throughout Petulant which started in the fourth race was jumped on and badly cut on his hind leg This ac 4ountcd for his sudden stop It will be necessary to throw the colt out of training Nugent trainingNugent Bros added to their purchases hy the ac ¬ quisition of the twoyearold lilly Mavceila after she was beaten in the second race raceMiss Miss Imogene lias been transferred back to Mode NIcolI R B Stelle purchased the filly of Nicoll n few weeks ago hut failed to win with her herFive Five cars of horses the property of various own rs were shipped to Buffalo this morning In one was the stable of Amos Turncy P Kernell has decided to rest up bis horses until the opening of the Lexington meeting and they will be shipped south after the close of racing here hereJ J W Mav and J S Ward will send their horses lo Saratoga Sunday next

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