Oldest Of Americas Continuously - Run Races About To Be Decided In Canada, Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-18

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OLDEST OF AMERICAS CONTINUOUSLY RUN RACES ABOUT VTO BE DECIDED IN CANADA The usual elaborate preparations are being made for next Saturdays opening of the Canadian racing season at Woodbine Park Toronto under the auspices of the Ontario Jockey Club Society invariably claims opening day at Woodbine for its very own and next Saturday will be no exception ClublMinse and lawns will be filled to overflowing with the elite of Canada and the occasion will be one of great brilliancy if the past may be takin as a criterion From a racing standpoint the feature of the days program will be the fiftyfourth miming of the Kings Plate which enjoys the distinction of being the oldest of Ameri ¬ can racing fixtures that are still being run This race was instituted in 1NOU and has been run continuously ever since The honor of winning the Kings Guineas Is a distinction that is eagerly sought by the Cana ¬ dian owners who fnrnisli the contestants for the race The stake has been fostered and enriched year by year to such an extent by the Ontario Jockey Club that it has finally come to be the most valuable of all Canadian fixtures which of course is in keeping with its traditions Its estimated value for this seasons running is C000 C000The The conditions of the race are as follows followsTHE THE KINGS PLATE 1913 50 guineas the gift of his his majesty King George V the oldest fixture run continuously on this continent Estimated value 000 The Kings Plate 50 guineas the gift of his majesty King George VI with 3000 added by the cub The first horse to receive the guineas stakes and 3500 the second horse 7fiO and the third 300 The breeder of the winner to receive 500 A sweepstakes of 5 payable at time of entry additional unless declared out by May 1 and 25 addi ¬ tional for starters For threeyearolds and upward the property of a British subject resident in Ontario foaled raised and trained in Ontario that have never won a race either on the flat or across country other than a race exclusively for twoyearolds have never left Canada and have never been for a period of mere than one month out of this province AVinners to carry 5 pounds extra Deatlt of nominator does not render entry void One mile and a quarter A piece of plate will be presented by the club to the winner To be run Saturday May 24 24The The declarations of Cobonrg Boy Bcwickowa Stanislowa John Bowman Bird Cage Venus Urania Arcady Planntorf and Ilertha Walker from the race leave the following thirtyone eligible to start Owner Horse HorseT Col Sex Age Pedigree Wt T C Bale Ottawa Legislator cl g 5 The Commoner Mary Cowan 121 Hon A Beck London Britains Aid cl h 5 Phaeton Hairtrigger 10S Hon A Beck London Half Shot cl c 3 Phaeton Snap Shot 10S James Boviard Brampton Fanny Boyle c f 3 Martimas Mary Cowan 103 Biookdale Stable Barrio Crystiawoga cl g 3 Tongorder Grandma II 1O5 Brookdale Stable Barrie Khaiii b f 3 Sain Elf 105 J Collins Toronto Altes Harvey 1 f 3 Martimas Sampan 10 G W Cook Morrisburg Ironical c f 3 Oiontas Merriment 105 Robert Davies Toronto Gobi Bud c f 4 Ailes dOr Gold Spot 119 Robert Davies ClVrouto Metir c f 3 Orme Shore Gold Spot 119 J S Flynn Present t VAUsler f 3 Stanhope II Athleen 108 Harry Giildings Oakville Hearts of Oak OakHarry c 3 Bassetlaw Lady Lightfoot 1I 11 Harry Giddlngs Oakville Oiidramhla c f 3 Bassetlaw My Honey 108 Harry Giddings Oakville Widow Wise c f 3 Bassetlaw My Marvland 103 P Gorman Ottawa Aurora ICaby c f 4 Armeath II Anna Daly 11 J L Hamilton Toronto Porcupine b g 4 Martlmas Losiola 121 lion J S Hcifdrie Hamilton Uockspring cl g 4 Martimas Springwells 121 P Mnher Toronto Guinevere f 3 Stanhopo II Ganymede 1O3 P Maher Toronto Illllmrne c K I Locolia tehee Miss Lois 121 T Murphy Hamilton rrVrrSIr Melvlii e c 3 Martimas Flicker 10S Mrs C Phalr Toronto Hollybrook hr f 3 Bowling Brook Holly Queen 103 F J Porteous Hamilton Oakland Lad br c 3 Martimas Irene A 108 II II Koberts Simcoe MausOlus br c 3 Stanhope II Meadowley 108 MargaretJ las L Rysdale Niagara Falls Miss Margaret ch f 4 Orme Shore Miss Lightfoot 11 J E Seagram Waterloo Voivode br g Ypsilanti II Chinka 105 J 105J I E Seagram Waterloo Vale of Avoca AvocaJ ch g Havoc Irish Lass II 105 J 105J E Seagram Waterloo Maid of Froine FroineJ b f J Havoc Krome 108 J 108J E Seagram Waterloo Battle Song I f Havoc Hose Madrigal 108 A 108A D Simon Toronto Corllambo I g Shmhope II Coin iissli JO A T Stewart Fort Erie Exmer T 1 c i Exclamation M Morella 108 J 108J W Vandyke Grimsby Amrita f J Stanhope II Adeline M 1O3 1O3II II Giddings who furnished the winner of 1011 in St Bass one of the best race horses ever produced Iu Canada holds a strong hand for next Saturdays renew 1 of the race in Hearts of Oak Ondramida and mow Wise Hearts of Oak was the champion of Canadl nbrcd twoyearolds of last season and has been adining well for his threeyearold engagements He has ruled a strong favorite for the Plate all along altiiough of late the work of Mausolus and others in preparation for the race has attracted attention and support

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