Thoroughbred Horse Show Winners, Daily Racing Form, 1916-12-08


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THOROUGHBRED HORSE SHOW WINNERS. Toronto, Out., December 7. The winning mare in the thoroughbred class at the Ontario Winter Fair at Guelph on Monday night was E. B. Clan-ceys Carrillon, by Chuctanunda Toplash, and the stallion championship went to James Boviards Rosturtiuni, which was bought at a big price by John Greenwood of this city at the close of his two-year-old season, but went wrong and never again showed his real merit on a race course. Carrillon, then owned by George McSweeney, will be remembered as the winner that returned a big dividend the first year the mutuel system was in operation at Woodbine. She paid 27.30 straight and over 00 for the place, and the announcement created a great sensation. The scene that followed made a profound impression on ah Ontario Jockey Club director since unfortunately deceased, who had entertained serious doubts about the wisdom of introducing the new method, then an absolute experiment. He was a witness of the demonstration that followed the cashing in of the few tickets that had been sold on the McSweeney mare, and all his doubts were swept away. "What I have seen and heard," he said, "has convinced me that this is what the Ontario Jockey Club has been seeking. The cheering was so generous and so heartv that the temper of the public was unmistakable. They were cheering the men who had won their money, a thing impossible to conceive in connection with bookmaking, and an indication of a state of affairs such as we have been aiming at."

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