Blue Bonnets Meeting Opens Today.: Everything in Readiness with Every Stall Occupied and Track in Splendid Condition., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-07


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BLUE BONNETS MEETING OPENS TODAY. Everything in Readiness with Every Stall Occupied and Track in Splendid Condition. Montreal. Que.. June «;. — The eleventh annual meetine of th.- Montreal Jackef Club, which is scheduled to begin tomorrow, promises to lie one of the most important ever held at the beautiful and picturesque IMlle Honnets race course. Brer -thlag is ia readiness for the apesdag. Fvery stall on the grounds has an occupant ami the rack is in splendid condition. During the seven days of rac lag, five stakes will be decided. The I-, inderg arlen Stakes, the Windsor Hotel Cat, the Irince of Wales Steeplechase, the Ceaaaaght Challenge Gap and the Jacques Cartier Stakes. fl,5M has been added to each of these events by the club and all have breach! tegethee hagh-dasa fields. The officials will lie the same practically as presided at W Ibine track in Toronto. A. I.. Dade will do the starting. Peter Clinch will be the presiding judge and W. Northcv the secretary. The iMiard of stewards will be made up of Colin Campbell. .. i: Ogflrie, Willi. im P. Biggs, I-. .1. and Francis Nelson. Tin- bitter represeatiag the Canadian Kacing Associations. The lack of special trains la convi y rattgecn to the course is responsible fur the club making the mi uncemetit that the bersei will be called to the post for the first race at 2 oclock. In the abeeace of special trains patraas of the dub will make the trip to the course in trolley cars and. at the conclusion of the afternoons sport, they v. ill find tare hundred cars parked in big loops back of the grandstand. As a mailer of fact. In- trail-p.iitation faculties will be even better than ever before, as the trolley cars will run from i-vii-j part of the city direct to the coins.-. Kindergarten Stakes Opening Feature. The feature race of the openimi days program i- the Kindergarten Stakes, a dash of ! iv. -eighths for two year-aide. Sum- speedy youngsters are named to go to the post in this race, among them Storm l.ound. Theodore Fair. Yirginia Yell, and Orlando of Havana. A meeting of the Canadian committee of tin-Thoroughbred Horse Association was held :it the Windsor Hotel last night ami several matters of importance discussed. The cases of Q. Alexandra. .1. I.. Dunn and C. C. Capps were takea up and these gentlemen arere told to put their rases before the stewards of tin- Canadian Kacing Associations at their meeting on Friday. There are a greater number of junipers here than ever before. Included in the aaaaher is the string of steeplechasers owned by the Louisville turfman A. C. Haaiphreys, Jr. The going next to the inside rail is much slower than it is ten feet out. where the footing is firm and solid. William 1". Kiggs ami Frank .1. Dryan were arrivals from Balthaere and New York. Herman I. Colliding has beea enu.iged to act as steward representing the Connaiight Park Jockey Club for the Ottawa meeting. The B. !. Carman horses will race under the i ile course of Carmandale Stock Farm, the Carman farm is located at Sandy Springs. Montgomery County. Marvland. Mr. Carman is making ail effort to get Jockey A. Collins to come to Montreal to ride his horses during the l.llle Dolill-ts meeting.

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