"Canadian Circuit" to be Expanded: Kenilworth Has Been Admitted to Membership in Canadian Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-04


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"CANADIAN CIRCUIT" TO BE EXPANDED. Kenilworth Has Been Admitted to Membership in Canadian Racing Association. By W. A. Hewitt. Toronto. Out., Jan. 3. — Racing dates for the season of 1917. which were officially announced yesterday by the Canadian Pacing Associations, dis-• lose the fact that Kenilworth Racing Association if Windsor has been admitted as a member for the coming racing year and awarded dates for two seven-day meetings on what is commonly known ,s the "Canadian Circuit." The magnificent now Kenilworth track, financed by Toronto capital, was opened last year and ran as • n independent track with a mediocre class of Manas with meetings in September and October. the first of which conflicted with a regular meet-Bg of a Canadian Pacing Associations track at Htawa. This year Kenilworth has been taken into the fold and will cater to the better class of horses, :n which company the half-milers are out of place. The Canadian racing season, which this year will inbrace 112 days, will begin as usual with the meeting of the Ontaria Jockey Club at the pictur- sque Woodbine track at Toronto, on Saturday. May !9. on which day the historic Kings Plate the olil-st racing fixture run continuously in America will be one of the main features. Following the seven lays racing at Toronto, which will include Victoria Day May 24, the first big national holiday of the year in Canada, will come the two Montreal meetings at Panel and Blue Bonnets, then Connaught Park at Ottawa, which will terminate the spring racing season in the East towards the end of June. The next meeting will be at the Hamilton track. ind. as has been customary in the punt, will include Dominion Day. which will be celebrated this year ■n Monday, July 2. The Niagara Pacing Association will open at Fort Erie on Wednesday. July 4 Independence Day. vhich will be celebrated by Buffalo racegoers, and ifter seven days of racing the horses will move on ,o Windsor for the first meeting of the Windsor tOCkey Club. At these two meetings the Kentucky lorses will be making their first appearance in anada in competition with those already on the ircuit. After the customary seven days racing at Windsor the horsemen and their charges will swing bach to Hamilton and Fort Erie for a weeks stay n each place and return to Windsor for the second meeting of the Windsor Jockey Club and the first neeting of the Kenilworth Racing Association. iractically fourteen days continuous racing in the aw city. The meeting at Kenilworth will terminate circuit acing for the time being at Windsor and the orsemen will travel to the East again for the .ccontl meetings at Ottawa. Dorval and Blue Bon-aets. Then will follow the autumn meeting at Woodbine and the second meeting at the Kenilworth track. Windsor, which will end the Canadian racing season for 1917 in October, about one week later than usual. No provision has been made for dates for the presumed new track at Thorncliffe Park, Toronto, nor for the Devonshire track at Windsor which sras opened last year, and as the C. It. A. dates have been finally allotted for the year these tracks .vill necessarily be compelled to operate independently of the Canadian circuit.

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