Decisive Win for Rancher: G. M. Hendries Good Handicap Horse Accounts for Kenilworth Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1917-07-27


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DECISIVE WIN FOR RANCHER. G. M. HENDRIES GOOD HANDICAP HORSE ACCOUNTS FOR KENILW0RTH FEATURE. J. K. L. Ross Stable Scores a Double with Mis3 Bryn and Priscilla Mullens Jockey Rice Rides Three Winners Bad Spill in Fifth Race. Windsor, Ont., July 20. George M. nendries Rancher accounted for todays feature at Kenil-worth, when he won the mile and a sixteenth handicap, which was run ns the sixth race. It was for a purse of ,200, and there were six starters. Hodge showed much speed in the early running, racing to the front nnd making the pace until straightened out in the homestretch, where Rancher moved up nnd, taking the lead, drew away decisively. Th winner was ridden by Rice, and it was his third winning mount or the afternoon. The J. K. L. Ross stable was decidedly, prominent, the winner of the second race. Miss Bryn, and the winner of the fifth race, Priscilla Mullens, carrying the Montreal turfmans colors. A bad-looking accident came with the running of the race won by Priscilla Mullens. The accident Occurred on the first turn and there were several versions, one of which was that Basilius jumped on Miladi Anne, cutting her down badly and causing her to swerve and making a jam, in which Sea Gull fell and Waukeag fell over him. Rice was evidently the one nt fault, as the stewards set him down for the meeting ns a result of the accident. Lowder, who had the mount on Sea Gull, came out of the mlxup with a broken collarbone. Molesworth escaped unhnrmed. Anipere II. was claimed after he was beaten in the first race by B. Williams for ,110. Jockey Thurber was suspended for the- remainder of the meeting for cutting across In front of the others at the start with Joe D. in the seventh raco yesterday. Wingfield Stable Goes to Cheyenne. Jockey Pool leaves tonight for Cheyenne, Wyo., with the George Wingfield stable. J. Morys goes to Saratoga with the J. C. Milam stable, and H. Shilling leaves tomorrow with the E. R. Bradley stable. The stake books for the Laurel meeting arrived this morning and were distributed among- the horsemen by Joseph McLennan. Twenty-four stakes will be run nt the meeting, the conditions of which are so arranged to suit all ages and classes of horses. Frank McGinty, who was starter at several of the meetings around Toronto and Montreal, was an arrival yesterday. He is acting as timer at Kcnil-worth, and at the conclusion of the meeting will leave for Havre de Grace to await the opening of that meeting in September. Edward Trotter left for Saratoga with his entire stable this, morning. James Arthur has decided to take only five horses from here to Saratoga. The ones that he will take to the Spa aye at present nt Fort Erie. H. G. Bedwell, on his arrival at his farm in Laurel, Maryland, will arrange to ship a dozen broodmares to the J. K. L. Ross farm near Montreal. Ben Falk was a visitor at Kcnilworth Uhis afternoon. Mr. Falk is engaged in the commission and theatrical business in Detroit, where he has extensive Interests. An announcement will probably be made within the next few days of a proposed twelve-days meeting at Mt. Clemens. Big improvements are being made to the plant, among them the erection of a pavilion measuring 170 by CO, which adjoins the grandstand. One hundred new stalls will be built, which will bring the stabling capacity of the plant up to 300. The officials will be made known early next week.

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