Getting Ready At Windsor.: Preparations Already in Progress for Summer Meeting--Stakes to Close Tomorrow., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-04


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GETTING READY AT WINDSOR WINDSORPreparations Preparations Already in Progress for Summer Meet ¬ ing Stakes to Close Tomorrow Detroit Mich May 3 Windsor Jockey Club patrons will look UIMMI a new and greatly improved racing plant when the first summer meeting opens at the transriver track July 1C to continue until July 23 for the seven days of racing that is allowed by Canadian law lawExtensive Extensive preparations have been made by the association to right royally welcome tho thorough ¬ bred back to this vicinity and a program of attrac ¬ tive stakes has been arranged each having a higher value than those offered in past years Entries yearsEntries for the following stakes which close the coming Monday are now being received receivedFrontier Frontier Handicap 3500 added threeyearolds and upwards 1 1S miles milesDetroit Detroit and Cleveland Selling Stakes 1500 added threeyearolds and upwards 1 mile milePonchartrain Ponchartrain Stakes 1500 added threeyearolds and upward 34 mile mileEdenwold Edenwold Stakes 1500 added twoyearolds 58 mile mileDetroit Detroit Stakes 1500 added twoyearolds 5 1 furlongs furlongsThe The work of putting the race track proper in con ¬ dition lias already commenced and the few Windsor owners who are preparing for a summer campaign with their ricers have had ideal weather and track conditions considering the time of the year to work their horses horsesGeorge George M Hendric president and treasurer of the Windsor Jockey Club lias made arrangements to ship his string of runners which will campaign on the Canadian circuit and on the Kentucky tracks this year to Windsor for their preliminary train ¬ ing for a strenuous season seasonIn In addition to the older horses of this stable all of which wintered well in Tennessee there are seven twoyearolds of which great things are ex ¬ pected this year The list includes includesCommodore Commodore ch e by The Commoner Nevada NevadaDecathelon Decathelon ch e by Marathon Queen Isabella IsabellaKing King Cotton br c by Filigrane Lady English EnglishRoumanian Roumanian ch c by Plamidcs Cannen Silva SilvaStrathearn Strathearn ch c liy Plamidcs Strathrccl StrathrcclTattler Tattler br c by The ScriK Hiollybush HiollybushWelshman Welshman ch c liy Bryn Mawr MawrThe The older horses of the string Include Great Brit ¬ ain Kllle Brigade Teciimseh Loch Lomond Lord Lucre and Toronto Writ WritVisitors Visitors to the track will be surprised by the num lier of improvements made New fences have been erected around the entire course to replace tile sagging ones which were levelled liy the hurricane which struck this city on Good Friday The spot ¬ less whitewash of these contrasted with the beauti ¬ ful green of the infield acknowledged to be the best steeplechase1 course iu Canada will make a vista which cannot fail to attract and please racegoers and forms a background in keeping with the high order of the sport which has made Windsor inipular with turfmen the country over overAdditional Additional sealing room has been arranged for In the grandstand and the clubhouse stands and bet ¬ ting shed have all been treated to coats of paint the club colors of green and white prevailing prevailingThe The roofs of the stables Inside the course have been repaired and additional stabling room has been arranged outside the big enclosure to take care of all the strings of the visiting horsemen horsemenSpecial Special arrangements have been made between tlie otlicers of the association and tho street rail ¬ way company for better service to and from tho track during race week More cars than ever will be used to conyey patrons to the course and the tracks have been Improved new ones being laid to eliminate the long waits and discomfort passengers have often experienced in the past pastMotorists Motorists leaving the ferry boats will no longer be forced to find devious ways to get to the track as they will now be enabled to proceed directly by way of Oiiclclle avenue the roadway having been im ¬ proved to make this possible New asphalt has been laid where the street was in bad condition

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