Kingly Victor In The Toronto Cup.: George Smiths Victoria Stakes--Weldship Takes Big Steeplechase--Grand Close of a Fine Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-30


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KINGLY VICTOR IN THE TORONTO CUP George Smiths Victoria Stakes Weldship Takes Big Steeplechase Grand Close of a Fine Meeting Toronto Out May 20 The closing day of the Ontario Jockey Clubs spring meeting saw an im ¬ mense gathering at Woodbine Park this afternoon Four of the seven races on the program were stakes The outstanding feature was the Toronto Cup to which 5000 was added It was a bandit cap at one mile and an eighth and it furnished a splendid contest in which Kingly came from behind and slipping through along the rail beat Slumber II a nose Commonada was third another length away The latter set the pace and hung on gamely until in the last few strides Slumber II was a keen contender from the outset but tired at the eighth post then responded to urging and coming again was going the fastest at the end and would have won in another stride strideThe The undefeated George Smith accounted for the Victoria Stakes a dash of fiveeighths for twoyear olds to which was added 2500 George Smith came from behind after being outrun to the stretch turn but at the end Burns had to go to a drive to resist challenges from Peep Sight and lollto lolltoThe The Street Railway Steeplechase Handicap went to Weldship which led from the start and in a driving finish l eat Bryndowu a head The William Hendrie Memorial Handicap for Canadianbred three yearolds went to Amphiou au outsider in the bet ¬ ting tingBalfron Balfron whose last race was a poor one fur ¬ nished another surprise when he won the closing dash in a canter A report that he had spread his foot was responsible for the lack of supiwrt accorded him The race was a selling affair and when Sam Louis raised him 200 over his entered price of 400 James Arthur let him go K goK J Baxter assistant secretary of the Windsor Jockey Club returned to Detroit tonight AU ap ¬ plications for stabling there should be addressed to Mr Baxter BaxterAlbert Albert Simons who is here with Slumber II has Whitneys string Simons will ship them from Bemont Park to Hamilton HamiltonThe The report emanating from Kentucky that jockey I Connelly had been granted a license to ride free lance is unfounded The Canadian Racing Asso ¬ ciations have refused to reopen Connellys case and there has been no action aside from that taken in Montreal last fall fallThe The committee of the Canadian Racing Associa ¬ tions at a meeting held previous to the races this afternoon withdrew the trainers license granted to J Mcllmurray and the entries of his horses will he refused in future futureMcllmurray Mcllmurray got into bad repute through his con ¬ nection with the race for hunters run here on Tues ¬ day in which Mr Hodgson tlie rider of Epona was accused of using a battery Mr Hodgson has beon suspended suspendedJockey Jockey Claver has been restored to full privi ¬ leges by the Canadian Racing Associations which means that he may accept mounts outside of his stable in the future futureAllie Allie Louden sicretnry of the Hamilton Jockov Club distributed the books of his meeting among the horsemen this afternoon He reiwrtcd that he was Hooded with applications for stalls stallsJockeys Jockeys K Forehand Guy Garner and F Cooper were granted licenses today P Lamb and K Trueuiau were granted trainers licenses

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