Kenilworth Park Racing Today: Good Card Provided for Pening Day-Old Rosebud Entered in Feature Race, Daily Racing Form, 1917-07-24


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KENILW0RTH PARK. RACING TODAY. Good Card Provided for Opening Day Old Rosebud Entered in Feature Race. Windsor. Out., July 23. The final meeting under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Racing Associations will be ushered in at Kenilworth Park tomorrow afternoon. This is the third meeting held at this track iijid the first under the governing body of Canadian turf affairs. The plant, which has been completely renovated from last season, will bo a delgithful surprise to first-tinio visitors. The lawns, which arc carpeted with thick verdure, are a pleasant change from concrete floors. The stand is a large and spacious one, while the ring gives great promise of being comfortable in the sizzling heat which is yearly expected here late in July. For the opening day, a card which embraces seven races, is a good one, the feature being tho Kenilworth Handicap, a dash of a mile and seventy yards, fashioned for three-year-olds and over, for a purse of ,200. II. C. Applegates Frontier Handicap winner. Old Rosebud, has been asked to shoulder an impost of 132 pounds, and tho remainder of the field is from the best handicap material available at the course. The fields which will contest the other races are well matched horses, and a spirited days racing is anticipated. The mutucl department is under the charge of Gene Elrod, and arrangements have been completed to comfortably accommodate the speculatively inclined. Twenty-nine sellers, ranging from two to twenty dollar machines, have been installed. Fifty cashiers have been engaged to expedite the winners business. Arrangements have been completed whereby the transportation of the crowds from Detroit will be conducted with but small delay. Three special trains running to the grandstand, and returning after the last race, have been secured. The trains will meet the ferry boats at the landing on the Canadian side. The immigration rules will be the same as at other border tracks. Overflow at Windsor and Devonshire Courses. Every stable here is allotted its full quota and the overflow lias been accommodated at the Windsor and Devonshire courses. With" good weather indications point to a successful meeting to bring the Canadian racing season to a brilliant close August 1. Trainer Richardson, acting for J. Lumsdcn, has secured first call on the services of jockey Lowder for the mnetiiig at Saratoga and during the Maryland season. The stable will be slapped to Saratoga at the conclusion here. Al T. Dobson left this evening for Toronto and Montreal to interest horsemen in the meetings to be held at Cheyenne and Reno. Ho received the assurances of many racing here that they would ship west. Trainer Edwards departed for Saratoga this morning witli the Mirusol Stable string. Runes, which suffered an injury at Ottawa, lias fully recovered and received light exercise yesterday. Jockey Par-rington accompanied the stable. The number of starters lias been limited to twelve to avoid overcrowding on "the turns. The 00 purses are divided as follows, 1917.sh10, 20 and 0. Jockeys fees will be 10 for a losing mount and 5 for a winning mount. Fifty boxes arc arranged along the front of the stand and all have been spoken for. Among those which have reserved boxes are: E. R. Bradley, H. C. Applegato, T. J. Pendergast, F. J. Navin, William Lamb and many others. The going, which has been improved by the hot sun, of the past two days and the efforts of a large crew, will be at its best when the field is called for the opening race.

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