Good Prospects In Canada.: Most of the Canadian Circuit Regulars of Former Years Going Back This Season., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-21


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GOOD PROSPECTS IN CANADA Most of the Canadian Circuit Regulars of Former Years Going Back This Season Montreal Que May 20 The opening of the Canadian racing season is now only a few days away and will be ushered in on the tracks under the jurisdiction oC the Canadian Racing Associations at the historic Woodbine truck at Toronto on Satur ¬ day next May 21 The halfmile track niting will be commenced on the same afternoon at Dclorimier Park Montreal The prospects for this seasons racing are as bright as at any time during the his ¬ tory of the sport in Canada The stakes for the Canadian tracks have attracted as large a nomina ¬ tion list as in former years while there will be no falling off in the quality of the horses to be raced here The meeting of the Montreal Jockey Club which opens on Tuesday June 3 and will continue for the allotted seven days promises to be the equal of any since the inception of the club clubThere There are one hundred and sixtythree stake nomi ¬ nations which is the equal in number of a year ago wlieii the high mark was reached The ma ¬ jority of the regulars who hare raced in Canada for the past three or four seasons have made en ¬ tries and many of them have already asked for stabling which is practically an assurance that they will fill their stake engagements Those who have asked for stabling include John W Schorr who will ship his horses to Montreal from Kentucky II G Rcdwell has asked for fourteen stalls Capti W F Presgrave who handles the horses of Charles S Campbell a wellknown local horseman as well as those of Thomas Clyde and his own has again asked for stabling Willie Martin who purchased a number of twoyearolds from Mrs L A Living ¬ ston last autumn has asked for twelve stalls William Hogan who handles the horses owned by Bartlett McLcmian a local owner will bring along a dozen horses G R Tompkins has asked for stabling for ten horses This trainer and owner also handles the horses of E M Weld R E Wat kins will ship to Montreal with an even dozen horses There arc many others whose names are familiar who have made stake entries and will see their colors carried over the course at Rlue Bonnets BonnetsThe The plant is now ready for the opening of the meeting having been thoroughly overhauled The book for the meeting is out and has mot with general approval of the horsemen racing nt Baltimore and in Kentucky In preparing this book the manage ¬ ment of the Montreal Jockey Club has carefully catered to all classes of horses and has furnished enough overnight handicaps to make the meeting attractive to those who have not made stake entries The Canadian horses have been welt looked after afterThe The twoyearold Rey El Oakwood owned by II G Redwell which has been stabled at Delorimier Park for the past few days died of blood poisoning This colt showed signs of ailing on his arrival in Montreal and gradually grew worse He was by Salvation La Cerita CeritaTwo Two more strings of horses have arrived at Blue Bonnets for the ispring meeting of the Montreal Jockey Club They are owned by W P Fine and F E Raird The formers string includes the good racer Sir Rlaise In the Baird string aro Amcricus Emly Lee Cu Bon Island Queen and Vivian U

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