Final Work of Kings Platers: Geo. M. Hendrics Springside Appears the Best of Probable Starters in Big Race Friday, Daily Racing Form, 1918-05-23


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FINAL WORK OF KINGS PLATERS Geo. M. Hcndrics Spring-side Appears the Bost of Probable Starters in Big Race Friday. By Francis Nelson. Toronto. Out.. May 22.— The fifty ninth renewal of the Kings Plate will Ik- held at Woodbine Iark on Friday Victoria Day, and the Maawcta are that a good field will go to the jiost in the oldest continuously run racing fixture on the continent. The officials for the race will be: Stewards, Francis Nelson and Frank .1. Bryan; starter. William Snyder; timer, .loe Doaiiv. and patrol judge, W. A. Hewitt. The purse is for fifty guineas, the gift of His Majesty King George V., with ,000 i.ddt-,1 by the Ontario Jockey Club. Tiie event will Im- run as the feature of a two-day Bed Cross llorse Show, given under the auspices of the Toronto Hunt Club. The lace is scheduled to start at 3:13 p. m. The final work-outs of most of the Kings Plate candidates were witnessed by many visitors to the Woodbine course this morning. The chief interest was in the gallop of Geo. SI. Heudries Springside. This good looking son of Charles Edward — Spring-wells, has the advantage of southern training and racing experience of one start this year, when he was just beaten a head by Butterscotch II. at Churchill Downs. He was ridden in his work by I.obby Higgins, a colored boy. who rode Bound the World and other well-known horses and won many DBMS. Well rated throughout. Springside put in half a mile in 51 2f.. three -ijuartcrs in ItMffc, mile in 1:43% and a mile ami an eights in IdMPjfc. which was the extent of the work. He was timed the mile and a ijtiurtt r. pulling up, in 2:12%. and cooled out most satisfactorily to trainer Ed Whvte. From the Brookdale Stable of S. and A. E. Dy-ment. the good filly May Bloom went a half mile in 49i-.. a mile in 1:45% and the mile t:nd an eighth in 2:02%. pulling up a mile and a quarter in 2:17%. May Bloom is the chief dependence of the stable, one of whose representatives wiU be Sad-duci-c. in case of rain. Jockey J. Williams is expected to ride. A. Collins having failed to make arrangements to get here. BARNEY LITTLEFIELD A VISITOR. Former trainer Barry I.ittlefield was among those who saw the work of the Seagram platers. He is on a brief visit to Waterloo and would not miss the o| j!orrunity to see a race, the winners of which j,e ■ • --:.; r- •n-:ir". Gob" Mlorc, r :.-four-jt-ai-old daughter of Galatinc — "ruche dOr. stil! looks like the best of the president of the Ontario Jockey Clubs five candidates. This morning she easily boat Seafroth, going a mile in 1:43 and ,i mile and « iiu-trter in 2:14%. In the other set Scythian led going away, but was well back when Twelve Bells finished iir front of Gaelic Lass and him a mile iu 1:46% and a mile and a ijuarter in 2:1«5%. Crump and Willie Collins are expected to ride two of the stabl"s runners on Friday. Milt. Bo Boys Scarboro Beach, a son of Plaud-more — HoUyhrook. was ridden by II. Gibson, a mile in 1 :!»%. the first half in 52%. Gibson will ride in the race. laaSStr af Light, from the stable of Geo. Beard mor-. is a filly of which not much is heard, but likely to show well in the race. Her work this morning was half a mile iu 52 and a mile in 1:4H%, pulling up a mile and a quarter in 2:16. Red Ad-miri.l was with her part of the way. Other works were; McCorburn. mile and a quarter in 2:16%, and Bench-r iu 2:15%. The Ihonicliffe Stables Nealon eolt. Pleasure Pent, is working well at the home track and will lie brought down to Woodbine only for the race. Jockey C. Peak wiil have the mount. A field of afcaat ten horses will face Starter Snyders barrier and but for the apparent predominance of Springside, the Plate never had a more open appearance.

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