Mud Runners Afternoon At Toronto.: Tarahera Wins the Breeders Stakes and Early Light the Steeplechase--Crimper Beaten., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-23


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MUD RUNNERS AFTERNOON AT TORONTO. Taraheia Wins the Breeders Stakes and Early Light the Steeplechase — Crimper Beaten. Toronto. Out.. May 22. —II. G. P.edwell scored his first victory in a stake race this year Wi.en his jumper Karly Light beat Khoiub out by a head after a driving finish in th.- Aintree Steeplechase at Woodbine Park this aftcri i. The Aintree Steepl ■ chase divided iaterest with tin- Breeders Stakes. th.- other fixture offered by tin- Ontario Jockey Club. I: was an ideal day lor mud runners, the constant rain -hat fell all during the night and morning, making the track heavy. Despite tin- change in the going, there was but few withdrawals and good fields went to the post in the different races. the Stables Tarahera. which showed a splendid pi i foi-nance in the Kings Plate on the opening day of the meeting, account d for the Breeders Stakes, arhea she beat I the Seagram entry. Kalley IIcmiI. out by a scant length. She was a close contender all the way and finished with splendid gameness. Tiie K.ocdcis Slakes was fir t run in 1881 and its j history in condensed form since IMS is as follow*: Year. Winner. Wt. lackey. Val. Time. IMS Will King 122 1:. Walsh.. .$ si;0 2:«MMJ IMC Slaughter 127 Treubel ... s.HI Kali-., IM7 Sea Wall llTMcDaiii.-l .. MS 1 :."»»-•-. Seismic 127 C. II. Shilg MO 1:58% 1MB C -.iii-ticr 122 GoMstela .. 880 1:58% P.iKl Parmir 124.1. Wilson.. so", 1 ., ■• . Hill St. P.ass 127 B. Dngan... 8SS 1:.".»!% IMS Ambeiite 117 G. Kurns... MB 2:04 1*13 Heart, of Oak. .127 J. Wilson.. 1 420 1 :: C-. 1914 Beehive 120 C. Peak .. 1.770 1:58% Kli.i Fair Montague ..IK". T. Kice ... 1.790 1 :."."! 1!H« Mandarin 12* A. Pickens. 1 i;r.O 1 :..n.-, liH7 Tarahera 122 L. Mink .. l.soo 2:oo Crimper, heavily hackd to win the Krafton Plate, was Mates by i.oth Christie and Arrict. the former winning by I length and a half, while Arriet managed to get up in time to take second money by a nose. During the afternoon apt. W. -I. Press pail hast I the imported three year old Iron Cross II.. which finished second to Kunes in the Queens Hotel Cap yesterday. The price paid was ,000. Stanley Davis, who rode with much siic-ess hath ill this country and Canada, has retired from the Raddle and will in future confine his effort to training thoroughbreds. He has taken over five two year-old and a three-year old. the property of a Detroit business man who races under the noiti i!e course of the Poland Stable. Jockey Crumps Services in Demand. Andrew Miller wind K. W. Moore asking for the services of Jockey Crump ill the K« titucky Handicap, in which the good racer Koamer will carry the .Miller rotors. Previous engagements previ lit Crump from accepting the offer. The lad. who suffered some slight injury as a result of a fall from the two year-old North Sea yesterday, was up and about today and will be back in the saddle again tomorrow. .1. G, Wagnon. who is racing I alto I an extensive stable on the Canadian circuit, was taken ill yes terday and is confined to his room in the Prince George Hotel with a slight attack of pneumonia. Jockey Koy Kstep has been suspended for the remainder of the meeting by the stewards tor rough riding. A division of the II. G. Kedwell and J. K. L. Koss stables have arrived at the Klue Konnets course. Montreal. They will remain until the opening of that meeting. Lewis Garth has changed his plans and will not dispose of his horses by auction. The string will be turned over to .1. W. Heaiey. who will train and manage it for Garth. The latter will leave for I.elmont Park tomorrow to assume his duties as trailer of the K. K. McLean stable It dcveloos that jockey A. Casey is not entitled to the apprentice allowance for the reason that his contract carries him beyond the age limit of 21. The Matter will be taken up by the stewards. Steeplechase jockey A. Kates, who has ridden in the jumping races here, is a returned soldier from the front. He is a good and a fearless rider. S. Polk, who holds the contract on the apprentice A. Johnson, was an arrival and will look after the boy and make his engagements. lackey Frank Kobinson will r-turii to New York tonight to join the stable of Harry Payne Whitney, who holds first call on his services.

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