Lucky B. In Close Finish: Wins Queens Hotel Handicap After Great Race--Disagreeable Weather Conditions., Daily Racing Form, 1921-06-04


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LUCKY B IN CLOSE FINISH Wins Queens Hotel Handicap After Great Race Disagreeable Weather Conditions MONTREAL Que June 3 Lucky B under a rousing ride by F Murphy got up in the closing strides to win the Queens Hotel Handicap which was offered as the principal racing attraction at the Dorval track today Lads Love was second and Wood Violet third The winner was saved from the early pace set by Lads Love and moved up with a rush at the far turn saving ground all the way and under a hard whipping stretch duel nosed out the pacemaker pacemakerGeorge George Macfarlane of Toronto owner of the win ¬ ner who was present to see his horse run was called into the stewards pagoda and presented with a silver cup as a memento of the race by managing director Richards RichardsThe The track was a veritable quagmire fetlock deep in mud and water due to the heavy rains of last night which continued unabated all through the day The overhead conditions had no effect on the crowd which was exceptionally largo due to the day being the kings birthday and a holiday holidayJockey Jockey F Murphy was the riding star of the day winning the opening race witli Nellie Harper and Lucky B in the feature event eventDespite Despite adverse track conditions racing was of a spirited order but the speculators were at sea in locating winners the majority of which paid liberal dividends dividendsCondition Condition books for the coming meeting it Con naught Park at Ottawa arrived this morning and wore distributed to the horsemen horsemenArthur Arthur Brent reported that the Yankee mare Pawnee II has broken down and would be retired to the stud or disposed of to a breeder breederL L F OLeary arrived this morning with a string from Eric Pa that had been engaged in racing at that point pointHarry Harry Giddings Heath Bell was excused from starting in the fourth race by the stewards The filly hurt herself in being unloaded from the Blue Bonnet special specialReports Reports from San Francisco in circulation here are that W W Finn has secured control of the Tiajuana track trackThe The exodus of stables to Blue Bonnets started from here when several of the small Stables were transferred over Applications for accommodation have been received from some that are now racing at Thorncliffe ThorncliffeDan Dan McLaughlin who was in charge of the polic ¬ ing here will be engaged in the same capacity at Blue Bonnets Mr McLaughlin is a local man and is well schooled in his profession professionThe The officials have been keeping a close watch on all starters and horses stabled on the grounds due to the attempt to engineer a ringing case at Thorn ¬ cliffe

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