Kings Plate To Herendesy: Twenty-Five Thousand People See Brookdale Stable Colt Win Famous Race., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-22


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KINGS PLATE TO HERENDESY Twenlyfivp Thousand People See Brookdale Stable Colt Win Famous Race TORONTO Out May 21 raced by the pres ¬ ence of his Excellency the Governor General of Canada the Duke of Devonshire the Canadian racing seacnn was ushered in at the picturesqu1 AV odbine Park course this afternoon Twentyfive thousand enthusiasts crowded every inch of space in the spacious grounds In the mutucl pavilion long lines waited patiently to back their favorite horses The card which was featured by the sixty second running of the Kings Plate was an excel lent OIK and was productive of thrilling sport sportThis This Kings Plate carded as the fourth nice a dash of a mile and a quarter for threeyearolds and over foaled in the Province of Ontario brought out a field of nine with Ilerendesy from the Rrookdale stable the popular choice of the crowd After a slight delay at the barrier starter Morris sey dispatched the field Royal Aisitor was the first to show in front passing the stand with Hcrondesy in close pursuit and in a contending position Butwell sent him to the front when straightened away in the back stretch and from thiT on there WJIH absolutely no doubt as to the ulti ¬ mate winner He crossed the winning line under a choking pull by six lengths Royal Aisitor held wcond place safe while Moll Cutpurfc carrying Mrs L A Livingstons colors was third thirdThe The races were delayed for a short while awaiting the arrival of his Excellency the GovernorGeneral who drove to the course in state Flanked by out ¬ riders and a guard of honor from the Royal Cani dlan Dragoons he was enthusiastically greeted by tin vast crowd Summery weather prevailed and the track was in the best of condition conditionThe The running of the inaugural dash was marred and resulted fatally to Jadda irom the J AV Bean stable Rounding the turn Morris who had the mount went to the whip and Jadda swerved into the fence and fell Morris was considerably shaken up but escaped injury The horse suffered a broken leg and was destroyed The winner turned up in Uncle John which furnished a huge surprise by pcoring in the last stride paying 5IS40 for 2 in the mutnels Keltic wa second with J K L Ross Motor Cop third the latter tiring under his heavy Impost ftcr leading lo the final eighth eighthThe The Minto Steeplechase which had its twenty first running today provided a thrilling contest with Bencher leading all the way but forced to the limit to beat Elysiau by u half length in u great finish

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