Kings Plate Favorite Works Well: Beehive Gives Work Watchers at Woodbine Something to Talk About-Canadian Gossip, Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-12


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KINGS PLATE FAVORITE WORKS WELL. Beehive Gives Wor* Watchers at Woodbine Something to Talk About — Canadian Gossip. Toronto, int.. May 11. — Although conditions were favorable for fast work Friday, it was an off day tor the working of the Kings Platers. Sol Mintzs Old Reliable was the only Plater to do any mare than short breezing. He put in seven-eighths in 1:33 rather handily, and is showing steady improvement. The Dyment horses were all given light work. The Platers. Beaucheval and Mai] Order, went together a half in B3%, with the former showing the way. Mail Order is a little touched in the wind. The two year olds Kelton. Jack Morgan and John Thompson, breezed three eighths in 40 seconds. The l line year-olds Benda! and Double Bass, recently imported from Knglaml, breezed three eighths in 38%. Both are promising looking colts by uncle, the sire of the great Old Rosebud. Tippecanoe, another importation, worked along with Cryst ia woga. a half in -".1 and live eighths in 1:05. Well in hand. Iu preparation for a longer work, trainer Me Daniel breezed the Plater, Cold Bud, one quarter in 24,. Bad three-eighths in :S r,. The Davlei candidate is doing as well as any of the Platen at the course. The Plate eligibles, Martalla and Cedar Hundley. neither of Which are likely to start iu the "big rttce." worked together five eighths in 1:08, the former winning by a lip. William Walker sent Dynamite a half in 53%, Mona C. three eighths in 38%, Stucco three-eighths iu 38%, and Dade Ed., a 100 to-l-shot winner at Charleston, breezed tive furlongs iu 1 :0.r . He also sent Tom Horn and Portarlingtou through the field, which was open for the first time to the jumpers. Both schooled well, as did Harry Old dings Ondrainon. which made his debut over the li nces at the local track. Yorkvillc. a shifty sprinter in this vicinity last year. i~ I raining in g iod style. He was breezed an easy five furlongs in 1:88. Chad Buford. also in Riciiings" stable, went five-eighths in 1:07%. Other works were: Battle Song, one-half in 55; Queen Sain, a mile in 1:53%; Cassowary, three-eighths in 30; Donovan, three-eighths in :JH% ; Sialmore and Hartley, together a half in 56; Astrologer, five-eighths in 1:07--. The stable of J. W. Fuller arrived from Dallas. Texas, in charge of jockey R. M. Small. The string includes: Colquitt. Black-Eyed Susan, Colonel Marehmont. Ask Ma, Ask Her, Doll Girl, In im—. Dorothy Dean. Toy Boy. Tokay and Roy. Jockeys Jimmy Collins and Rufus Shilling, a brother of Carroll, are with the stahle. George W. Scott also came from the same place with J. 11. Houghton. Dr. R. L. Swarenge . Mini tagrde. GemaaeU. Gea. Ben I.edi. and a hay celt by Beresky Best Wishes. The arrival of A. F. Daytons stahle added the following to the numerous horses now quartered at the Woodbine track: Ragman. Jack Nuniially. Stellata and Mike Cohen. These came from Havre de irace. W. I*. Fine brought Sir Blaise and Battling Nelson from the same track, while Ta Nun Da and Tiktok of the John Greenwood stable also arrived. F. J. Grefer brought Floral Park, litrry Lauder and Dr. Dotighetry front the same place. The best weather and track conditions of the season greeted trainers at Woodbine Saturday morn ing. The corps of "rail birds" was also the largest to date, and the previous record trial of the Kings Plater, Maasotus, was eclipsed twice. With more than her stake weight up. Gold Bud. from the Davies stable, was the first to heat the trial of Mausolus. She worked thu mile in 1:45%. the fractions of which were: one-quarter in 114. three-eighths in 38%, half mil" iu 50. and three quarters iu 1 :17. in most impressive style, and did not appear the bat distressed at the end. The "rail birds" were then given something to talk sheet when Harry Biddings Plater Beehive, in company with Hearts of Oak. reeled oil a mile and a quarter in 2:14Vf.- The pair broke from the eighth post and went as follows: Quarter mile in 04. three eighths in 38%, half mile in 4;»Vr.. three-quarters in 1:18%, and a mile and an eighth in 1:58%. Beehive was a head in front of his stable-mate for the first mile, after which Hearts of Oak drew away. That Beehive is justly entitled to the place of honor as favorite for the big race was clearly deinonst rated. The Seagram Guineas candidates also displayed good speed when Dark Rosaleen. Meiss n. gad Friiis Bart together covered a mile heads apart iu 1:48% with something in reserve. They wen- well rated, and went as follows: One eighth in 13, one quarter in _Mi. three eighths in .".It. half mile in 52, and three quarters in 1:18%.

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