Ottawa Opening A Brilliant Affair.: Officialdom and Society Set Their Approval Upon Racing at Canadian Capital., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-15


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OTTAWA OPENING A BRILLIANT AFFAIR Officialdom and Society Set Their Approval Upon Racing at Canadian Capital Ottawa Out June 14 The opening of the new Connaught Park race course here this afternoon was made an important occasion by the participation of a great throng of Dominion government otlicials and society folk in general Gathered in the section set apart for club members and their friends were the I flower of the Dominions most exclusive social set The bcuutiiiil lawns and grounds were paraded by handsomely gowned women and correctly dressed i men It was a hriliunt oening and augured imicii for the welfare of the sport in Canada Sir Wil ¬ fred Laurior and party were among those who occu ¬ pied one of the boxes in the memlwrs stand and in the absence of II H II tin luki of Connaught Chief Justice Sir Charles FJtzpatrlck opened tin meeting meetingThe The track was in good condition as the time made in the different events indicates Spirited racing was seen and a majority 01 the races fur ¬ nished close finishes There were only throe starters In the Presidents Plato end two of them Airoy anl Itwana Tuinbo wore coupled hi the letting Eddti had a slight call ocer the others aad was the me ¬ dium of heavy speculation by the big operators In the early running hdda ad Itwana Tuinbo sot the pace with Alrey a distant trailer1 In entering the homestretch Airey noved uy n the inside and got up to win by a neck from Kdda wnich boat Itwana TumlK a liose for second place Mrs Hal 15 McGiverln made the laesontatoa of a handsome silver cup to Capt W F Iresgrave who received It for Airoys owner Thomas Clyde Rosemary ClydeRosemary winner of the third race was bid up 300 over her entered selling price of h0 by J Mclllmurray but was retained by her owner After Billy Collins was beaten in the sixth race then was a rush for the secretarys ollice by the haltermen Seven claims were put In for the Inother to Noalon and W IS Carson who drew number live secured the colt The other horsemen who filed claims were W Shields J C Gallaher Sam Louis 1 Dreyer J W Burttseholl and W S Kansas Irice IriceA A R London secretary of the Coniianght Iark and Hamilton Jockey Clubs left for Hamilton to ¬ night to arrange stabling accommodations for a num ¬ ber of horsemen who will ship their strings from Kentucky W M Wallace is the latest to apply for stabling at Hamilton He will bring eight horses to Canada CanadaThe The stewards of the Canadian Racing Associa ¬ tions held a meeting in Chateau Lanrler today and passed upon a number of applications for licenses Jockey Mondon was granted a license to ride for II G HaymakerSir Bedwell only and F Jackson for L V Haymaker Sir H Montagu Allen and Colin Campbell of the Montreal Jockey Club were among the big party that came over from Montreal for the opening Hon J S Ilendrle LtOol William Hendrle Judge Monck and II J Mclntyre were among the dele ¬ gation from Hamilton and W I Fraser brought over a party from Toronto R Davies Jr of Toronto was also on hand handThe The stables of L P Doertioefer and W F Cisco arrived yesterdayJohn from Kentucky yesterday John H Madigiu president of the Niagara Rac ¬ ing Association was at the park He came to at ¬ tend the meeting of the Canadian Racing Associa ¬ tions tionsAt At the conclusion of the afternoons sport the stewards handed out a ruling which brought sus ¬ pension to jockey Small for a suspicious ride on Up ¬ right In the lifth race

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