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EXCELLENT RACING AT WOODBINE PARK. Candle Wins the Michaelmas Handicap — Old Salt Palls Again — Several Close Finishes. Toronto, Out.. September St.— The Michaelmas Handicap, a dash t three-quarters, for two year aids, brought oul a smart hold this afttruoob and furnished a good content, in which Candle won in rather easy fashion. The lie-Id ran closely bunched to tin- sixteenth post, where Candle drew away. Tin- next four were m -is ami beads apart. Old Salt met with a mishap in tlie running of the Woodbine Autumn Steeplechase, for which he was a heavily backed favorite. He tell at the eighth tehee, tin- -aim jump at which he went down in his previous race I, re. The winner turned up in Cynosure, which beat Stucco in easy fashion. A blanker could have covered six of the nine starters at the tmi-h i»f tl prnlng race, in which Dorothy Carlln beat Sir Arthur a neck. The- next four wen right on t p of the leaders, he-ads apart. rossbun. Kopje ami Between is were- noaci apart in the aetOUil race-. The finish was SO dM thai it wa- hard to ie-!l just which had won until the official placing was displayed. Yadopcop. the beaten favorite- ol the third race-, was eiainieel ly .1. J. shannon for ,033. When Matrix was Jaatped on in her race yeater-iajr -In- tad one Sf ln-r hind Icndons severed. It spi iled a well-planned coop. The Allys usefulness ; a- i racer was lo-t end George Rlehlngs presented her to Harry Giddings. win. will make an effort to aave lu-r for breeding purposes. A. L. Ati-tin announced that he would ship his 1 big string from here to Kentucky Saturday night. Mr. Austin proposes to laic- at both of the I.oui--illo lneetiugs. lie- may winter liis bones in Ken lucky. i Aino- Turney ., im-■ i ii- ■■.] that hi- good horse Wat | i hi-- Imel rounded t again and would be a starter f at Laurel. The- Turney string will leave for Mary-" land Saturday. Other owners racing here who will 1 Hbjp to Laurel arc James Arthur. P. Sheridan, William L. Oliver. J. A. Cray. J. A. Gibson. M. B. Ilowser. 0. B. Pons and W. P. Reed. Dark Hcsaleen. a Canadian-bred tilly in tlie Sea-grnni stable-, ilh el a- a i-.--u 1 1 of fever contracted I while wi route- from Montreal to Toronto. W. I.. fHlvei . inn. ■ inn e-i thai be win race i Uly IMphia. Hamper Stalwart ami Abb. t.-torcl at .me ■ of the winter meetings. Tin- remainder of his string. Including two .nailing- purchased luring : the summer, "ill be aeut to LukewouU, N. J.