Many Races For Canadian-Bred Horses.: Windsor Jockey Club Provides Four Stake Events and Daily Race for Home Product., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-04


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MANY RACES FOR CANADIAN-BRED HORSES. Windsor Jockey Club Provides Four Stake Events and Daily Race for Home Product. Canadian breeders of thoroughbred racing stock will not have cause to complain about the way the Windsor lackey Club has provided for their produce at the races this summer. I.reecie-rs on a large scale themselves. George M. Aendrie and Walter o. Parmer have, wilh characteristic foresight, liberally Sprinkled the- Jockey Clubs conditions book with events exclusively for Dominion-breds. at least one Overnight race each day in addition to four stakes, in-luding the newly- listed Provincial Selling Stake of .00 » added. Nothing could be better for the breeding industry of Canada than tin- measures adopted by the Windsor Jockey Club. Dominion breede-rs are encouraged thereby. King Ceorge gave breeding in Canada added impetus when he presented the C.-iuailian Breeding P.u-r-au with Spi-y Pearl, the gift itself inspiring redoubled effects on the part of breeders to improve the stock over even its present efficient state. There was a time when it was believed that the •inly real bleviele el thnroughluvels were- proilneed in Kentucky. Developments of re-ent years have con-spirited to weaken that idea, however, ami the thaw has cease when Canada must be reckoned with as a producer of the thoroughbred. Class of Canaeiian-Breds Improving. Each year KeatacUaas send their prize stock into Canada for the- attractive stakes and handicaps and while they win a feed share of them, the- strength and class of Canaelian-br.-ds are being felt. Oik- of the principal races Canawhra heeds listed for 1917 is the Canadian Handicap that has a valuation of ,000 added, the same- conditions that apply to the Provincial Selling stakes. Thaw twa and the "Windsor Doable Event, to which the club adds ,000. split equally to each half, provide fear fixtures designed to attract Canadian breeders as w-ll as to stimulate- future- prodne-tiem. Thirty-five noinina tii.ns we-re made- for the Canadian Handicap in 1010. a great field in view of the fact that horsemen privileged to name- horses were restricted to Canada. With tin- Provincial Selling Stakes framed to open another avenue for them, Irrespective of the Double Event ami daily overnight parses, Canadian -heeds unqtiistioiiably will have a busy time- filling their proffered engage -meats. Inilue eusents of the kind are not confined to Wind--oi- exclusively, however. Bat along with. Toronto, tie- e lub has beea a leader in this as well as it has in tin- size of i t -i expenditures in stakes and handicaps ami th.- r-s hay.- swwag into lin-. Therefore it Is predicted that breeding in Canada will pet tin- greatest impetus this year the most ardent enthusiast of the- industry ever dared dream of. Cader present troubled eoudltioua, breeding is a business that requires laspirhng ami as far as the average bersemea can see, racing is the- best inspiration for it.

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