Privet Petals Gold Cup: Defeats Fountain Fay In The Main Race Of The Day At Woodbine Park.; Lady Curzon Wins the Maple Leaf Stakes in a Canter--First Bidding Up of the Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-28


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PUIYET PETALS GOLD CUP DEFEATS FOUNTAIN FAY IN THE MAIN RACE OF THE DAY AT WOODBINE PARK Curzon Wins tho Maple Leaf Stakes in a Cantor First Bidding Up of tho Meeting Toronto Out May 27 Privet Petal olio of tlie speediest of tlie Canadianowned horses racing at V oodliiiio and running i the colors of Col Hon I S lleiidrie lieutenantgovernor of Ontario ac ¬ counted for the Ciiiiiisinglit Cup Handicap one of the fixture offerings providcjl by the Ontario Jockey Club this afternoon Privet Petal made a runaway affair of the race early ami jockey Smyth nursed him along in front with something in reserve for lhi final quarter In the homestretch Privet 1etal tired and at the cud had to be ridden out to withstand a threatening challenge from Fountain Kay The latter just as he got lapped on the lender in the linal strides reacted over and savaged him on the quarter Besides a handsome gold cup 000 was added the winners portion of which was 24110 24110The The Coiinaught Cup named in honor of the present GovernorGeneral of Canada was lirst run in 1112 and its lulef history follows followsYear Year Winner AWt Jockey Val Time 1112 Plate Glass 0122 K Martin SI 170 148 llll Plate Glass 7 12 W Knapp 1005 147 1111 Calgary 1 111 A Claver 2505 147 1113 Privet Petal 4 100 J Smyth 24JO 1 47 Lady Curzon the defeated favorite for the Kings Plate made good when she won the Maple Leaf Stakes a ii UuO added race at one mile and a six ¬ teenth She was under restraint all the way and won in a cinter l y a long margin marginEstablished Established in 1812 the Maine Ieaf Stakes has been run annually since then and its condensed history since 1100 is as follows followsYear Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time 1100 Barley Sugar 117 Ballard ISO 211 1101 Iady Berkeley 117 L Thompson 500202 i02 Lyddite 122 T WalkeIMX Walker 010 134 IMX Profligate 117 Pickering PickeringJilOl KM I3Svi JilOl Loupanga 121 Songer Songerluor S53 151 151ie117 luor Maid of Barrie117 ie117 E1 Walsh JSUO 132 1101 Fair Havana 127 J Kagan t10 131 11HI7 Sea Wall 1 2 MeDaiiiel i 05 150 l08 Cannie Maid 122 Nicol 7S5 132 132lM lM Mcndip 117 Musgravo S10 15 1010 frolic 117 1 McCarthy 7li 152 111 Bride Lane 122 Musgrave 75 l52 l52II2 l52r r II2 Amberilc 122 G Burns 175 131 131Jill Jill Sarolta 117 J Wilson 1455 13 Hf HfIJtll IJtll Dark Rosalecnl22 C Peak 1020 131 115 Lady Iurou 122 It ShiLiug 1U10 l51i l51iDistance Distance 1 18 Miles until 1102 1102The The lirst runup of the meeting came with the closing race which was won by Itkick Broom He was entered for 500 and Sain Louis owner of Beau Pere which finished second bid him up to 1103 at which ligure he was nought in inSheridan Sheridan Clark for many years secretary at the old Fair Grounds track in New Orleans and later at IJorval has been appointed racing secretary for the Ottawa Jockey Clubs meeting at Coiinaught Park ParkSeveral Several owners arc making preparations to ship to Montreal William Oliver will leave Friday night with his string for Dorval Allan Bulcroft and James ItfMleii shipped to the same place this after ¬ noon James Arthur today filed a contract with the Canadian Racing Associations on the apprentice riisrtraml Hirst an Knglish lad that he signed up hero last fall fallThe The tiring irons have been applied to Good Day The horse has been troubled with bad tendons and no attempt will IK made to race him until next winter He will e turned out here at one of Hie local farms until the fall meeting at Wood ¬ bine bineWith With Kentucky Belmont Iark and Toronto run ¬ ning t the same time thu lack of highclass material is felt at all three places more especially at Helmnit Park and here Despite the extremely liberal stakes and purses hung up by the Ontario Jockey Club the ollicials find some dilliculty in bringing together large fields With the market value of the thoroughbred at a low ebb In Eng ¬ land it looks like a most opportune time for wealthy Canadian owners to secure some real gooil horses at a nominal figure figureThe The threeyearold Canadian bred Divorcee III was withdnvan from the Maide Leaf Stakes on account of nicked shins shinsJockeys Jockeys Coleman and Jackson were taken sick and were forced to cancel their engagements The former had an attack of ptomaine poisoning

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