Encouraging to Canadian Breeders: Provision of Races Exclusively for Dominion-Bred Horses Bringing Valuable Results, Daily Racing Form, 1916-08-11


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ENCOURAGING TO CANADIAN BREEDERS. Provision of Races Exclusively for Dominion-Bred Horses Bringing Valuable Results. Detroit, Mich., August 10. Evidence of the development of the thoroughbred industry in Canada is seen in the large number of nominations for the first hair of the Double Event for Dominion-bred foals, to be run on the fourth dav of the Windsor Jockey Clubs meeting. August 19. This race is one of the two most important futurities framed for Canadian-bred horses, the other being the three-year-old race, which was decided at the meeting across the river last month. For the two-year-old race next week there are fortv-four youngsters eligible. They are: Censor. Detention, Signal. Ladder of Light. McCorburn. Dave Campbell, Gay Life, Gay Knight, Tarahern, Minne-tonka, Rex Gaiety, Praline. Oriana, Bavarde, Banyan, Lone Hand, Corbie. Good Words, Border River. Ambassador, Hillspring, Hornet, Outlaw, Isabelle M., Tyrone, Laminate, Recorder, Athena, Sisters Pet. J. W. Hurley, Britannia, Love Lock, Pinkerton, Wishaway, Torment, True Shot, Impress, Galley Head, Sturdce. Gold Galore, Silk Rustle, Maid of Somerset and Gala Dress. In tiiis group may be found the names of frequent winners on the Canadian circuit this season. Silk Rustle and Galley Head, owned by J. E. Seagram, have been good winner, while Britannia, bred and campaigned by the ThoniclifTe Stable, seemed almost invincible early in the year. Tarahcra and Isabella M., the former carrying the Brookdale Stables colors and tiie latter bred by J. Hendricks, are two other fast youngsters that have ran many good races since last May. Three years ago the Dominion-bred two-year-olds that could cover five-eighths in as fast time as 1:03 might be counted on the fingers of ones hand, without taking the thumb in the enumeration, but there are a dozen or more that can travel the route in better time than 1:01 this year. This all shows how rapidly the Dominion breeders are progressing in thoroughbred breeding. At the present rate the youngsters produced across the border will be able to hold their own with their swift brothers and sisters bred in the Tnited States. The owners in Canada are going at the business in an enthusiastic manner and are inspired in their home breeding by the daily race on the program, conditioned exclusively for Dominion-bred horses. The Double Event, the first half of which is to be run next week, is one of the most pretentious stakes on the Windsor Jockey Clubs program. It will be worth ,000 and more to the winner, while valuable plate goes to the breeder of the winner. In the event of the same youngster Winning the second half of the race next summer as three-vear-olds ,000 additional to the original ,500 added by the club goes to the winner. The distance of the first half of this race is five-eighths of a mile.

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