Durham Cup Is Infernos.: Repeats His Success Of 1906 In The Popular Long-Distance Race.; Waterbury and W. H. Carey Win for Owner Carman and Tony W. and Debar for Owner Weber., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-24


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DURHAM CUP IS INFERNOS REPEATS HIS SUCCESS OF 1906 IN THE POPU LAR LONGDISTANCE RACE Waterbury and W H Carey Win for Owner Carman and Tony W and Debar for forOwner Owner Weber i Toronto Onr September 23 The Durham Cup one of the annual lixtures of the fall meeting of tlm Ontario Jbckev Club anil the feature race of the program offered at Woodbine this afternoon Droved a stirring contest in which Joseph E Seagrams liomebred Inferno proved a same winner from the Hendrie filly Shimonese Inferno was a heavily backed favorite and was ridden by Musgrave He carried top weight 120 pounds trailed in the early running finished with a great stretch rush and getting up in the last sixteenth won going away at the end Todays victory was Infernos second in the same stakes he beating good opponents iu flip iDnrham Cup In 1000 1000The The tallied history of the Durham Cup is shown be ¬ low Year Winner A Wt Jockey Val Time 1100 Inferno 4 11 C KoernerSl100 302 1107 Kelpie 108 Mnlcahy 1170 0 1 90S Inferno 0 131 Musgrave 11153001 11153001Th Th attendance was larger and the sport exciting A majority of the races resulted in keen contests the linisli in the closing1 one being very close wltli the result in doubt until the official placing was displayed Besides the Durham Cup there were offered as attractions the Hoysterer Steeplechase and the Dnfferin Plate The Carman and Weber coMra were prominent during the afternoon Waterbury and W II Carey winning for the former whllu Tony W and Debar were the pair that won for the Weber stable W II Careys race Was a remarkable one In the racing down the backstretch he was a distant trailer fifteen lengths separating him from the deader At this stage of the truggle be ap ¬ peared hopelessly beaten but while rounding the far turn be began to close up and finishing with a great stretch rush got up to the leaders in the last twenty yards and won going away Waterbnry made a runaway victory of the opening dash while Colonel Jack also from the Carman stable was beaten TurneyIn out the smallest of margins by Clell Turney In the steeplechase the Colt entry Arian broke ddwn when he had a winning ilead and was going1 to the last jump Arian showed a good turn of speed and fenced well and bad be stood up there Is no question but what lie would have won Heider was compelled to dismount when lie pulled the horse up scalesIn and led him back to the scales In the closing race just as the start came Onap ing bolted to the fence and tumbled over it He scrambled to his feet and running out of the lower gate raced at top speed down the eastern road He was finally caught a couple of miles from the track The stewards ordered that the further entry of refusedJack the horse be refused Jack Martin who a few seasons back was rated as one of the leading riders in the country was a visitor at Woodbine this afternoon Martin an ¬ nounces that he will return to the saddle again He is seeking an engagement to ride in France anil if successful will dispose of his fruit farm near Hamilton HamiltonJ J W May will ship his stable to Louisville on Friday next and will race Ms string at Douglas Park At the conclusion of that meeting bis horses will be shipped to California CaliforniaThomas Thomas McCreery the skillful young trainer who has been training the Carman horses severed his connection with the stable today McCreery turned over his charges in excellent condition as was evi ¬ denced by the running of Waterbury Colonel Jack and V H Carey today Mr MeCreery will return to New lork on Saturday It is understood that Carman will in future train his own horses Joseph horsesJoseph E S am president of the Ontario Jock ¬ ey Club and owner of the sturdy Inferno had a handsome painting done in oil of the horse by Henry Stull and will present it to the Earl of Durham donor of the cup as a souvenir

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