Windsor Ready for Races: Track Now in Capital Condition and Horses Working Fast, Daily Racing Form, 1915-08-13


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WINDSOR READY FOR RACES TRACK NOW IN CAPITAL CONDITION AND HORSES WORKING FAST. Iron Mask and Donerail Showing Much Speed — Eight Hundred Horses Expected— Royal II. Out of Training — Handicap Weights Assigned. Detroit. Mich., August 12.— The WMm track tin- morning for the tirst time in over a week was in re-ally first-class condition, and trainers t.eok full advantage of this by sending their charges along at a metTy COD. The recent heavy rains had served to retard the training of the horses quartered at the course but. now that the going is once- more fast and safe, training operations are- again in full swing, which would make it appear that all of the 100 ..eld horse- quartered at the track since the first meeting, will be in tine racing trim for the second week of lacing that begins next Saturday. Practically every horse- on the grounds was given some kind of a work-out this morning and some really fast trials were r.-e-ordi-d. The two-vear-olds were dipping off half miles in :4S, while the older horses oovere.i three-quarters in 1:14 or a -hade hitter. Trainer Herman Brandt had the each Iron Mask out for a gallop, and the holder of the worlds record for three-qunrten was sent three-eighths in exceedingly fast lime, although he tailed off In the last quarter of the nrorhouC Iron Mush together with the- other horses belonging to Jefferson Livingston, has been at Windsor sime the done of tin- HamBtun meeting, ami the- rest seems to have been of much hem-tit t. him. for he is looking better than he has in several year-. Another horse that seems to have improved with a letup is Done-rail, which owner Haves is prc-parim. for the Ferry Handicap, the opening days big feature race-. Tlie- old horse was give-n a stiff work this atoning, being sent Ihui nuuiliis in fast time. He ran with all of his old-time vim and dash and his rider bad all he could do to keep a hold on him. other good moves this morning included some re-al| fast we rk by Converse, the star of the W. Gorst stable; Kilelay. belonging to J. A. Gibson, and •I. H. Houghton, owned by g. w. Scott, if the track remains in its present tine condition, the horses will be reeling off three-epiarters in better than 1:1.".-- before the opening of the meeting. Every thine is stir and bustle at the pretty plant in anticipation of the inauguration . f the si-cond summer meeting next Saturday. Superintendent Bam Parmer has everything in spb-ndid order and liith- work remains to be done. He- is paying particular attention te the- track and has a large Force of men harrowing and rolling it in an effort to have it perfect for the opening. Yesterday Mr. ParnSer was basil] engaged allotting stabling room to the horses that were arriving from Fort Brie and other racing points. Three carloads got in during the day fern Fort Brie and this consignment included some of the best racers that will lie seen under color-here. It is estimated that fully SOt liorses will Inhere to lake pari in tin- meeting, which number is somewhat greater than that of the fir-t saeeting. Superintendent Parmer believes that he will be- able to take care of all the horses that COSSe, although the late comers will have to be placed oi» the outside of the track. Reservations have lieen made for the division of the L. S. Thompson stable- that Albert Simons is campaigning . on the Canadian tracks. Trainer Simons telegraphed today to tin- fctckey club officials that In- would -hip fifteen head by express from Fort Krie. Included in the lot are Borrow. winner of the Kentucky Handicap and Dominion Handicap, which will be a sure starter in the Ferry Handicap next Saturday. Other stars in tin* siring that will be raeed at Windsor for the lir-f. time are Hamtoaicon and the crack two year old Thaka. Jonjfcey 3oe Softer, who has ridden Borrow in all of his races, will come here with tho shipment and will do all of the heavy-weight riding for the stable at Windsor. Nottpr weighs at least 13S pounds and it is a most difficult matter for him to reduce. It is understood that Phil odd stein and Paul Lowder will do the light weight rilling for the stable-. This will be Lowdera tirst appearance at Windsor and. as he will come here with the reputation of being a crack rider, his saddle work will be watched with more than ordinary interest. Trainer Herman Brandt announced today that he had thrown Royal II., winn.-r of the- Latonia Derby, out of training and that the crack son of Your Mate -ty would not be a starter In the Detroit and Windsor Ferry Handicap. It appears the colt struck himself in his last race and inflicted a cut on one of his hind legs. His trainer was hopeful that the injury was only of a slight nature, but increased lameness resulting. Impelled the trainer to put the colt on the shelf until be shows a complete recovery. All of the other horses in the Livingston stable are going along steadily anel ought to win their share of the purses at Windsor. The proposed deal for the services of Jockey F. Deeper, fell through, a- Mr. Livingston decided that the boys employer asked t »i great a price for him. The stable at present has no regular rider and will have to depend upon outside .jockeys. W. J. Weber has applied for stalls for rive horses, and will ship he-re from New York, the horses being due to arrive at Windsor today. The star of the Broker string is Hodge, one of the best handicap horses in Kentucky last spring, but Which apparently failed to entirely race up to his reputa tion after be- was shipped to New York. Hodge is eligible to the Ferry Handicap, and is an almost sure starter. Weights for the Detroit and Windsor Ferry Handicap, the feature of the opening day, next Baturday, were announced today by Secretary W. . Parmer. They are: Horse. A.Wf. Horse. A.Wt. Borrow 7 133 Slumber II 4 12» Great Britain . . . .9 138 Harmonicon 3 121 Hedge 4 1P» Waterbass 4 IIS Kingly 3 US Nightstick 5 114 J din Guild 4 112 Little Nephew ...4 111 Kleburne ."illO Royal II .litis Donerail ."» 1 7 Indolence 4 Wf Dr. Samuel 4 107 Baseman Cochran..:: im; Calgary ." it". Pandean ." lor. Half Rock 3 13B Comuionada 3 10.". Kancher 3 104 Tactics 0 104 Barnegat ." 138 Judge Wright ...... 180 Pardner n ion Little String 3 100 Se-inpsilla •" 88 Privet Petal 4 lis 6ino ■• 08 Balk.. 3 88 Carbide 3 36 Black Broom 4 !•". King Hamburg ...:! 34 Christie 3 M Moving Picture ..3 80 Bri. fflem 3 .h Stalwart Helen ...3 K7 Africa Beau 3 S7 Cupids Dart 3 S5

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