Beehive Wins the Plate: Harry Giddings Crack Three-Year-Old Easy Victor in Toronto Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-24


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BEEHIVE WINS THE PLATE HARRY GIDDINGS CRACK THREE-YEAR-OLD EASY VICTOR IN TORONTO FEATURE. Tremendous Turnout at Woodbine for Opening of Canadian Racing Season — ffactics Takes Minto Stakes. Toronto. Out.. May 2:!. — Twenty thousand persons cheered 11. Giddings three-year-old Beehive to He-lory in tin- Kings Plate al Woodbine this afternoon. I! was one of the largest crowds that ever attended ihe races in Canada, the occasion was a brilliant one. It marked tin- opening of the Ontario Jockey Clubs spring meeting and incidentally the beginning ot the racing season in Canada for the seasou of lblt. Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Connanght, and Princess Patricia and Prince Arthur, attended in state and the club members en closure was packed to give them greeting. Both the npper ami lower tiers of the immense new grandstand were crowded and the overflow made them selves as comfortable as possible on the lawns. Tin- day was a perfect one for outdoor sport and Ibe track proper had been honed down until it was lightning last. A majorit] of the races furnished keen con-lists and in several of them heads separated the first lv, o al the end. Interest centered in the running of tlie Kings Plate. There were eight starters, with three of them coupl-d as the .Seagram entry. Porcupine was an added starter. Beehive was an overwhelming favorite, as he was entitled lo Ih- on his record and trials. He was ridden by Guy Burns, made all of his own pace and won easily, although his rider was forced to shake him up a bit in entering the homestretch, where Dark Rosaleen made a delcrmineil effort. The field was pretty well strung out at the end, with Porcupine last. Tlie Minto Slakes, the Aintree Steeplechase snal the William .Unlock Cup were some of the other St tractions. Juntas Arthur was decidedly in the liiinlignl during the afternoon. Be saddled three of the winners Stalwart Helen, which won the two year old race; Tactics, winner of the Minto Slakes, ami Cold Cap. which won the closing dash Tin. finish lor the steeplechase was one of the closest ever run through the lield here. Garths l-.xlon coining from behind and Just managing to get up in time to beat Tom Horn out a nose. Tile condensed , history of the Miulo Stakes is Iiovmi below : Vear. Winner. A.Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1004 Elliott 4 LOT J. Duly $ iH.i 1:40% Narbury r, us; J. Dalv fitf i ga£ I.iiic. Blennenworth ..7 101 W. McGee.. 1.12 1:48 lb-iT Karl Rogers. _4 !»7 Lvcurgus .. 1,080 1:49 1908 Glimmer 4 98 niulcahy ... 800 1:49 IIIOO Don. Micdoiiald:; Id-iColdslein .. 1,500 1:49-.- liMu Bagman 4 104 S. Davis... 1,000 1:49- l»ll Busy 4 104 Byrne 1,180 1:47 I - 1 li Tallin 4 110 Svveeliev .. 1.070 1:48% 1013 Barnegat :i 108 R. Hoffman 1.060 1:474£ 1014 Tactics .- 5 MB J. Smyth... loOO l:47s Jockey BalweU, who came here to ride one of the Seagram horses in the Plate, will return to New Vork Monday night. The visitors included Sir Montagu Allan, Colin Campbell anil W. II. Nortbey, of Montreal; John ;. Greener, of Nashville, and .1. W. Euller. The latter arrived only this morning from Wills Point, Tex. Am. is Turiieys good colt Waterbass worked a mile and an eighth resterday morning as follows: •2r,-y-. 51. 1:10%. 1:44. I : r.7 V. . David Craig at the same time cantered three ipia iters in 1:2.? and other workouts of yesterday included the following: Beehive — Half mile in 49. Bolala -Three quarters in 1:21. Brynary -Three-quarters in 1:184. Corn Praam -Half mile in ." • . Crystiawoga — Three -quarters in l:1S?f,. Dr. R. L. final Infill — Mile in 1:474a. Ed Crump— -Five-eighths in !:•£%. First Sight Mile in 49. 1:17--, and 1:46%. Folderil -Three-eighths in .TT. ierald G. — Half mile in ."2. breezing. Clint -Three quarters in l:l#j%. Cold Bud -Mile in 1:. 2. Grey Nun Half mile in Br%. Hampton Dame -Half mile in f 0. Jefferson Quarter mile in 2: .. Just V. Three quarters in 1:17%. King Hamburg — Half mile in SaVJfc. Kb-burne -Mile in 1:48%. Liiideiithal -Five eighths in 1 : •_ " ■-. Love Dav -Mile in 1 :4.V Maxim Belle Half mile iii 2::. 35%. 4° ; Mediator Mile in 1:48%. Kerry Lad Three eighths in 38%. Miramichi — Half mile in 40%. Nightstick Half mile in 23%, 38 and 50. Can Zareta Half mile in 51%, breezing. letelus -Half mile in SOL Queen Sain -Three quarters in 1:17%. Silesia Half mile in 50%. Sarolla Half mile in 48%. Singleton -Three-quartern in 1:25, cantering. Sir Blaise -Three-eighths in :;." . Siiowflakes — Mile in 1 :53%. Slaiiiess Half mile in 23. 35%, 40%. Tarssa Tfaree-eightha in ::7. The BjUmn. Three quarters in 1:17%. Tlppencanoe Three quarters in 1 is- . Tov Bov Half mile in 49. Uncle Ben Mile in 1:.M. Venus Crania Half mile in 50%. Wanda Pltuer — Half mile in .".::. Yoikvillo -Three quarters in 1 :2"i. centering;. other recent work outs. Amazement Three quarters in 1:17%. Airan Three quarters in 1:18%. Astrologer — Three-quarters in 1:25. Hani-. Jim —Mile in 1 :4." --. Bursar— Three-quarters in 1:22%. Calgary Half mile in 49. Cassowary Five eighths in lot--.. Coinmonada live eighths in 1:03%. Constituent Three-qnurten in 1:16%. Daisy Rial! -Five eighths in 1:06. Diamond Cluster Hall mile in 51%. Fpou.-i Five eighths in LOO1-,. F. A-. Btoae Three-quarters in 1:18. Fergus — Three eighths in 40. Fountain Fay Half mile in 49. Howdy Howdy Three-quarters in 1:15% Indolence Mile in 1:46% Inkle three quarters in 1:20. lone live eighths in 1 04. J. II. Houghton Three quarters in 1:17. Just Red -Mile in 1 :47%. Just Y Three-eighths in .is. Kingly -Three-quarters in 1:20. Last Spark -Half mile in 54. Martens Five-eighths la 1:0."--,. Moving Picture Five eighths in T :02. naMami Three-quarters in lis. Plate Class live eighths in 1:02. Privet Petal -Three-quarters in 1:16%. Puritan I. ass Three quarters in 1:1s. Rash Three eighths in 86. Be cent work-outs at Woodbine were as follows: Rock Spring Three aamrtera tu 1:18. Rustling Mile in 1:44%. Sam McKeekiu — Three-eighths In oS:5i.

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