Woodbine Meeting Ends: Boniface Wins King Edward Gold Cup--Kings Plate Victor Herendesy Beaten., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-29


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WOODBINE MEETING ENDS Boniface Wins King Edward Gold Cup Kings Plate Victor Herendesy Beaten TORONTO Ont May 28 The Spring meeting of the Ontario Jockey lull which came to a close with the running of todays pioKnim was the most successful one ever given at Woodbine Immense crowds turned out and the sport was thoroughly en ¬ joyed by Torontonians Tim meeting was a brilliant one socially and was more like a garden party than a race meeting meetingThe The colors of T K L Ross were in the ascend ¬ ancy this afternoon when trainer Henry McDauiel furnished the winner and the second horse in the running of the King Edward Gold Cup one of the closing day features Boniface ridden by Keogh won with Ialty Grand second yllile Irish Kiss was third The winner ran the mile and a sixteenth in 14C twofifths of a second slower than the track record over a track that was not at its best When the start came Baby Crand was the one to go to the front closely pursued by Slippery Elm with Boniface under restraint in a contending posi ¬ tion on the inside Rounding the turn into the home stretch Kcogh brought Boniface up with a rush and he drew away at the end Irish Kiss closed fast for the third money moneyCommander Commander 1 K L Ross was called to the stew ¬ ards pagoda and presented with a gold challenge cup by Col William Hendrie president of the On ¬ tario Jockey Club ClubAnother Another throng of recordbreaking proportions that crowded ovbry inch of space and flowed over into the center field journeyed to Woodbine this afternoon for thp closing days racing The card was an exceptionally good one and in addition tr the King Edward Cup featured the Street Railway Steeplechase This latter event Avas for fouryear olds and over to go two and a half miles for a stae of r OpO added The winner after a stirring contest turned up in the Canadianbrad Bencher defeating the Clark pair Elysian and Minatn Mc ¬ Afee who had the mount on thp winner sent Bejichcr to the front at the start and that jumper fencing faultlessly won out after a terrific drive through the final eighth This marked the third consecutive victory of Bencher through the field and the fifth for trainer W C Wilson Mr Wilson established a record that is unique in the annals of the turf when he won every steeplechase in which he saddled a starter at this meeting Jockey McAfee rode four of the winners Superba the other Wilson starter having scored two victories victoriesTWO TWO ACCIDENTS IN FIRST RACE RACEThe The running of the opening dash was productive of two accidents which however resulted hi minor scratches to two riders While at the post Rich creek astride Enrico Caruso was knocked out when his mount threw back his head and struck him in the face Riohcrcek was removed to the jockey quarters where he quickly recovered Thurber was substituted After the field had covered half a mile the bridle on Chief Barthell became loose and T Brooks fell The boy was shaken up but escaped injury injuryA A L Austin lias temporarily retired both Bclario and Coca Cola because of minor injuries injuriesMad Mad Noll bowed a tendon and was excused from starting by the stewards stewardsStarter Starter Harry Morrissey departed for Montreal this evening to assume his duties at Dorval DorvalItradley Itradley Wilson managing director of the Devon ¬ shire Racing Association was an arrival today He said that a 10000 steeplechase stake will be one of the attractions of the summer meeting at that track The horses of Mrs F A Clark and the Groentree Stable will both send up starters to compete At the conclusion of the Blue Bonnets meeting Henry McDaniel will take Billy Kelly Star Voter and Boniface to Relmont Park The Ross crop of twoyearolds are now well on the road to recov ¬ ery from the coughing spell and will be campaigned at Saratoga Jockey R Ilolloway under contract to Owen Pons departed for New York last evening to re ¬ port to the J II Rosseter stable stableSteeplechase Steeplechase jockey Harry Williams is no longer in the employ of trainer James W Ilealy IlealyOtto Otto Terrell arrived this morning from New York YorkPat Pat Heffernan has taken over the engagement book of jockey Lancaster for the coming meetings at Montreal MontrealTrainer Trainer C F Clark saddled two winners during the afternoon when Tennite won the opening dash and Devonite took the fifth framed for twoyear olds oldsThe The running of the AVm Hendrie Memorial for threeyearolds and over foaled in Canada marked a splendid victory for Uncle John when he won after a hard drive from Algonquin and Sir Clarence The winner was ridden by Thurber and came from a long way back This race was a big disappointment lo the admirers of Herendesy the Kings Plato winner which tired badly after racing prominently for the greater part of the contest

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