All Ready At Hamilton: More Than Five Hundred Horses Quartered At Canadian Course.; Meeting of Customary Seven Days Duration Is to Open There Tomorrow--Derby to Be Opening Day Feature--Candidates at Work., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-24


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ALL READY AT HAMILTON MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED HORSES QUAR ¬ TERED AT CANADIAN COURSE Meeting of Customary Seven Days Duration Is to toOpen Open There Tomorrow Derby to Bo Opening OpeningDay Day Feature Candidates at Work Hamilton Out June 23 With the arrival of tlio special horse trains from Ottawa everything is In readiness for the opening of the Hamilton Jockey Club meeting which is scheduled to begin on Wed ¬ nesday lie t ween 500 and 000 horses are stabled on the grounds and in barns adjacent to the track The Ottawa specials brought about 200 horses Sev eral stables are here from Kentucky and New York Frances J Pons sent a dozen horses from Bclniont Park and William Garth sent four in the same car consigned to his brother Woods Garth The Gartli shipment included Chryseis High Priest Beau Pere and The Idol Steeplechase jockey Willie Allen calne along with them and may remain over for the open ¬ ing day to ride one of the Garth jumpers in the Doncaster SteeplechaseHarry Steeplechase Harry Kites and Fred Parsons came from Haiti more with their horses and M Daly brought besides the horses he is training for Mr Chetland thrco jumpers belonging to Gwyn Tompkins The latter consignment came from lirookliue Mass Johnny Kermath the steeplechase jockey accompanied the Tompkins horses horsesTlie Tlie feature of the opening days program will bo the running of the Hamilton Derby This race has always furnished a good contest and during tho past six years Canadian owners have furnished the winner on four occasions First Sight will be tlio Canadian representative this season He is owned by Robert Davies of Toronto ami has received a careful preparation for the race He will be ridden by W Kuapp First Sight worked a mile and an eighth this morning in 15 the fractional timo being 2J 49 115 142 155 He had his shapeSome weight up and pulled up in good shape Some of the other moves shown by Derby eliglbles were wereHorroii Horroii Mile and an eighth as follows 21 18 111 112 155 Tlie going was a bit filow wlien Ilorron worked and the move was a good one The colt nulled up exceedingly tired however howeverKleburne Kleburne Mile and an eighth in 21 4S 111 141 150 He was eased up in the last six ¬ teenth and was well in hand at the finish finishFlabbergast Flabbergast another Derby candidate in tho Tur ney stable lint owned by trainer W M Martin was breezed six furlongs In 120 120Hawthorn Hawthorn Mile and an eighth in 24 49 115 142 157 Like Kleburuc Hawthorn was in hand at the end and had his rider wished he could have worked faster It is said that Hawthorn will go to the post although he was regarded as a doubtful starter up to within a few days ago 15uskin ago15uskin Mile and a quarter in 25 51 117 143 209 lie was lighting for his head at the end and his letup since the Montreal meeting has seemingly done him a world of good Jockey Small will have the mount on Buskin BuskinTlie Tlie Widow Moon Threequarters in 110 breez ¬ ing ingMalamont Malamont arrived from Ottawa this morning He will be breezed about six furlongs tomorrow James liodcn prepared the Flying Fox colt at ISelmont Park and before leaving Ottawa announced that Malamont would be a starter in tho Derby on Wednesday In the event of his going to tlie post he will lie ridden by Guy Burns Gross will ride Hawthorn and Tur ¬ ner will have the mount on Ilorron It is no sure thing that Hawthorn will start some of the horse ¬ men being of the opinion that he is not ready to go the mile and a quarter quarterTlie Tlie oUicials will be the same as last year except that J W Graver will succeed William Midgley as patrol judge judgeThe The Hb eful Stakes a dash of five furlongs for twoyearolds will be one of the features of tho opening day program programA A dispatch from Brantford printed In a local paper this afternoon says A syndicate of Toronto and Hamilton capitalists is looking over a tract of land on the outskirts of this city for the purpose of building a mile track which will put Brantford on the Canadian racing circuit The city is most fa ¬ vorably located for a large daily attendance and tho deal throughAnother has every prospect of going through Another special from London Out says Wo will have a race meeting in London next spring That is absolutely assured We will start tlie con ¬ struction of tlie track and buildings this summer and we will have everything ready by the time the spring meeting is held Tlie plant will be one of the finest in Canada The almre statement was made to a London Free Press reporter by J L Counsel of Hamilton one of the men bthiniJ the venture Tlie license lias been granted the money is available and the directors will commence jfiu siruction at an early date The deal for the property has been closed

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