Society At The Woodbine: Brilliant Scene Marks Closing Of Ontario Jockey Clubs Meeting.; Lightly Weighted Duke of Roanoke Wins Ontario Jockey Club Cup, with Sotemia Second--Olambala Reserved for Dominion Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-02


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SOCIETY AT THE WOODBINE BRILLIANT SCENE MABKS CLOSING OF ON TABIO JOCKEY CLUBS MEETING Lightly Weighted Duke of Boanoke Wins Ontario OntarioJockey Jockey Club Cup with Sotcmia Second Olambala Besexved for Dominion Handicap Toronto Ont October 1 The meeting of the Ontario Jockey Club closed brilliantly today The directors of the club provided a s lendid program for the occasion the features of which were the Ontario Jwkcy Club Handicap with 2500 added at two miles and a quarter the Grey Stakes for twoyiarolds SlriOO added at one mile the Hendrie Steeplechase Handicap 2 XK added over the threx mile course and the Stanley Produce Stakes 1500 added at a mile and a quarter The total value of the seven races was 1122 In only one of the seven was the distance less than one mile that being the opening dash which was at threequarters of a mile Some of the fastest sprinters on the ground went to the i ost in this race The winner turmd up in August Belmonts Field Mouse which beat tin heavily hacked favorite Campeon a length lengthThe The racing conditions were ideal tli weather l eing bright and clear and the track In excellent condition The attendance which was by far the largest of the meeting taxed the cajiacity of the plant It was an enthusiastic gathering and the society element was well represented The club ¬ house enclosure was crowded and the public stands were uncomfortably filled filledInterest Interest in the afternoons racing centered in the running of the Ontario Jockey Club Handicap Olambala was withdrawn from this event his owner R T Wilson Jr luiving decided to reserve him for the 1OOOO Dominion Handicap to lie run on the opening day of the Niagara Jockey Club meet ¬ ing at Fort Erie next Tuesday The Seagram entry Seismic was the one most fancied having a large local following but all of the six starters found support There was some delay at tho post When the break came Garner rushed Duke of Roanoke to Uu front and opening nn easy lead proceeded to rate along at an even pace with Jfau Annie Sasor and Sotemln in close pursuit They ran in this order for a mile and a half Rounding the far turn on the final lap both Sotemia and First Peep moved ili with a rush and entering the stretch Sotcmia looked a certain winner When the final test came lack of condition told and Duke of Rcauoke outlasted Kotemia to win by half i length lengthThe The Livingston stables representative Picolata Iwat a shifty lot in the Grey Stakes and ran the mile in 1412 1412Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar flattered his backers by leading In the Ilcndrie Steeplechase until the last furlong where Expansionist passed him and drew away into an easy lead at the end endIn In the second race 5 M Miller which had been returned to his former owner W Walker was boosted 5 over his entered price of 1000 and sold to A Simons Mr Walker retaliated by claim ¬ ing Rt s onsful and J W Schorr then claimed Ayliner AylinerAt At a sale of horses held in the paddock previous to tlse wees the following changed hands handsLady Lady Sybil W G KingDodds ST0 ST0Knglish Knglish Esther W G KingDodds 250 2501laccrland 1laccrland F A Woods 185 185Wm Wm Pitt T H Ralfe 15O 15OPrettyone Prettyone P E Pallisler 125 125J J Bryan purchased Merry Sift at private sale for 30O and B C Evans sicured Lord Nelson for 250 250A A party of Montreal turf enthusiasts came down today to view the running of the Ontario Jockey CIul Cup Among them were Colin Campbell C C Mclnlyre Kenneth Dawes E R Cnrrington and W N Stevenson

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