Done for the Year at Blue Bonnets: A. N. Akin Captures the Champlain Stakes-Close Steeplechase Finish-Tompkins Buys Runway, Daily Racing Form, 1915-09-10


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DONE FOR THE YEAR AT BLUE BONNETS. A. N. Akin Captures the Champlain Stakes — Close Steeplechase Finish — Tompkins Buys Runway. Moiitrer.l. Que.. September !l. — The closing day of f Hie Montreal Jockey Clubs fall meeting attracted a a large crowd to Blue Bonnets this afternoon. The i,. raring was under perfect conditions, so far as i- weather waa roncerned. The track, however, was a a bit -low. owing to the beavv rains ot reoterdav. Several of "i rice- furnished stirring finishes, the i,. steeplechase especially, which went to L. W. Garths •s F A. Stone, which just managed to get up in time ie to heat The African by a nose. The feature race the Champlain Stakes, a dasli of ,f on,- mile, with selling conditions, proved easy for „■ A. N. Akin. Which lead, all of tin- p: Bad WOO in with to span, Red land being second and Tac tics third. William Garth was among the visitors. He arranged t to -hip back to Maryland with 11. Q. Bed l well the jumpers Mb- Michael and l". A. Stone. He also slut Hie mare, Tigella. bj Celt Tsariaa, i. which will go to hi- farm in Virginia t be bred next year. Mr. Garth secured Tigella from John ,i .1. McCafferty In a trade foe the foar-year-old ,1 Zodiac. Gwyn Tompkins today purchased Runway, by ,y Yankee Byways from II. G. BedweH and will con I. vert the horse Into a steeplechaser. Runway is Is said to have -how u ni.nli ability in fearing in D hi- schooling. A. C. Iarretto. who has been racing a stable on ■j the half-mile track- in Canada, i- replenishing bis is String preparatory to shipping to Man land for ir the fall m««tlng*. Iarretto contemplates lacing g his -table at New Orleans next winter. He i- a a ol that city. He tried to secure the two-fear-obl - Broouivale out of a selling race and when n be failed he claimed Candle. Yesterday be par-chased i Marshon al private -ale from Sam Louis. ■s. Iarretto will add about -i more to hi- stable before leaving Canada. The directors of the Omnaught Iark Jockey tlnli b beat a meeting in Ottawa yesterday and decided •d to install the iniituel machines at I licit- track. It It their aim to put in the latest improved machines *s and if possible .: totalizator One of the association* i- that is changing their mntuoi soadpaseat offered f- t.. dispo- of their machine- to the Coniiaiight it Iark people, but they turned down the oRnr. as is Hoy wished lo make |h,ir plant sti icily up to-date. ?. This is the last track in Canada racing under the sanction of the 1auadiaii Baeiag Associations to 5 change their betting system from the bookmakers to the ii mutuels. .1. Basse II pun based Videt from Sain Lead* this " morning. Videt is intended for the half -sailer*. _ 1". .. Bryan left tonight for New Vork, while W. I*. Maws went to Baltimore. James Milton will do the starting at Dorval the • first ,, four days and will then leave for Havre ae i I Grace to be on band for the opening day of that meeting. A. B. Hade will act as one of the stew £ aids at Dorval the first four days and will then succeed Mr. Milton in the starling stand. Two yearling colts that Miss Mazie Oliver pur- 2 i , . based at the sale have been sent to j Piping Bock, when- they will be broken and g t trained by .lame- Fiayling. William Oliver went dowi Sonata] last to look the youngster* over ami said that he could not have BSBde heller setae-tiolis had he been there himself. j

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