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CARMAN IS KEEPING IT UP NEW YORK OWNER AGAIN SCORES A DOUBLE AT BLUE BONNETS.. His Record Now Is Eleven Races Won During the Six Days of the Meeting — Campbell Entry Wins the Provincial Nursery. Montreal, Que.. September 16. — The Provincial Nursery Stakes for two-year-olds at live-eighths of a mile, one of the annual fixtures of the fall meeting at Dine I.ontiets. was provided as a feature by the Montreal Jockey Club today. Keene local interest is attached to the running of this race, the conditions of which call for starters to be owned, foaled and bred in the Province of Quelle. Four youngsters went to the M st this afternoon, with Sans Droit and Kiloin coupled as the C. S. Campbell entry. They finished lirst and second, the former winning in a canter by five lengths, with Kiloin an easy second. The supposed good thing of the race. Bnshlarfc, finished last after running out all the way. The attendance was the largest of the meeting, the clubhouse contingent being especially strong. It was the second running of the Provincial Nnr sery, the brief history of which is as follows: Year. Winner. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1808 Larente 115 Goldstein . .$ 425 1 :o!t* 1910 Sans Droit 115 J. Wilson.. 450 1:04, Richard F. Carman, who is making a record at Blue Bonnets seldom equaled, added two more purses ■ o the list of victories his horses have seoivd here. On the second day of the meeting Mr. Carman won with Question Mark and his good two-year-old, SVmprolus, was beaten a head by Edda. On every other day of the meeting his horses have gathered two purses. The victories of Sir Alvescot and Question Mark this afternoon made a total of eleven races won by the Carman stable during the current meeting. The New York horseman did not profit much by Sir Alvescots victory as the horse was boosted 00 over his entered price of ,000 hy J. W. Flynn. trainer for Forrest Rose, whose Cooney K. finished seinnd. Four favorites won during the afternoon, and as they were heavily backed the layers had a strenuous afternoon. The colors of August Belmont, chairman of the Jockey Club, were seen in front for the first tlnle on a Canadian track when Field Mouse bent Big Stick half a length in the third race at the end ot a hard stretch drive. Dugan had to work hard throughout the last furlong to get Field Mouse to last It out and her inclination to quit when it came to a pinch sent cold shivers down the backs of those who had accepted 1 to 2 about her chances. Old Jimmy Lane put up a grand battle in the steeplechase and had he escaped striking the seventeenth fence he undoubtedly would have won easily. He was beaten by a small margin by Nebuchadnezzar. Carter Hall has decided to ship his stable from here to Baltimore at the close of the Blue Bonnets meeting. Captain W. F. Presgrave announced that Thomas Clyde would probably send a division of his stable from Baltimore to participate in the meeting to be given at Norfolk this fall. J. W. Burttschell. who is gathering together a string for a winter campaign on the Florida tracks, purchased the gelding, Uolcontla. from Clint De Witt today. Joseph McLennan, local representative of the Jacksonville track, reports that August Belmont is considering the advisability of sending a division of his stable to Florida in charge of John Whalen. In the event of their being sent. Field Mouse and others of the Belmont horses will be line I all J entered in the Jacksonville stakes. Secretary Eraser of the Ontario Jockey Club was a visitor to the local course this afternoon. lie reports Woodbine as being in splendid condition for the fall season of racing and that everv indication points to sport of the highest class. AH of the big stables here will be shipped to Toronto early next week. Jack Odom arrived from Saratoga this morning. In the event of matters being straightened out with James Mate, the Austin horses in litigation at Saratoga will be shipped to Woodbine iu Mr. Moms charge. J. F. Ryan, general manager of the Canadian National Bureau of Breeding, reports that Logan, the twenty-three -y« ar-oM stallion standing in Quebec, took second prize yesterday in the | en class for thoroughbred stallions at the SL Johns HetM Show, which is l eing given in connection with a fair at that point; also that Mcllvaiu took the red ribbon in the Provincial Championship class at Alberta, Calgary, beating fourteen others that were shown. A great deal if interest is being taken In the running of the Derby Cup tomorrow. The following are some of the trials m ule by the candidates over the mile and a half route: Chief Km in 2:30. Don Antonio in 2:4o. Ta Nun Da in 2:39|. The rest of the eligiblcs have not worked farther than a mile or a mile and a quarter. It. F. Carman annonnced this morning that he would nut race the nan Inn winter and that some of his horses will be disposed of before going into winter quarters at Belmont lark. Two special trains will leave here tomorrow night for Toronto, while another will go on Monday. The Belmont stable will go to Toronto, then back to Baltimore, skipping the Fort Erie meiding. The horses of It. T. Wilson. Jr.. will follow the same itinerary as will the Carman string.