Connaught Meeting Ended: Chasseur Takes Au Revoir Purse--J. McTaggarts Riding a Feature--Chase a Thriller., Daily Racing Form, 1921-06-23


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CONNAUGHT MEETING ENDED Chasseur Takes Au Revoir Purse J McTag garts Riding a Feature Chase a Thriller OTTAWA Ont June 22 The sprins meeting of the Connaught Park Jockey Club came to a con ¬ clusion this nfternoii with the running of a well balanced card of seven races The An llevoir Purse which was awarded the honor position on the card brought together a well matched band to go the distance of a mile C C Smithsons Chasseur under energetic riding on the par of jockey Mc Taggart was returned the winner hi a drive with Occasion and Vicechairman second and third respectively The winner ran the distance in 13 f which equaled the old track record held jointly by Grumpy Hubbub and Iriscilla Mullens Kitz Boodle was the one to set most of the pace but he gave way to the determined challenge of the winner when straightened out in the Htretch run Occasion and VineChairman both made strong bids to overhaul him and Occasion managed to outlast the Lock nominee by a short margin marginThe The meeting which came to an end today was the most successful in the point of attendance and racing in the history of the club Ideal overhead weather conditions prevailed during the seven days and the attendance each day save on Saturday exceeded that of the day before Numerous im ¬ provements that will enhanco the comfort of the patrons and horsemen arc under contemplation which will greatly add to the appearance of this compact picturesque plant plantJohnny Johnny McTaggart showed a return to his old time form when he scored two of the afternoons successes and finished second with Kuklux His first victory came when he piloted Cormoran home first in the third race after a spirited finish with Efficient EfficientThe The Maple Leaf Purse for Canadianbreds at one mile was merely a romp for the BrennerCid dings Chief Sponsor which led all the way by a wide margin marginThe The race through the field was staged as the opening attraction and resulted in a grand finish King Terry scoring by a head over Baronet the latter running a corking race under difficulties difficultiesD D T Taylor who is interested with his father in the Morgan horse breeding industry was a visitor from todayThe ills home in Missouri today The apprentice allowance of jockey I Gordon under contract to A L Austin expired yesterday The boy has ridden fifteen winners which con ¬ fines the apprentice claim exclusively to his em ¬ ployer ployerCOUNTERFEITING COUNTERFEITING PLOT DETECTED DETECTEDDue Due to the sharpness of several cashiers under the employ of M M Mahoney a neat counterfeiting plot was nipped yesterday Issues of tickets of two and five dollar denomination were reproduced with exact likeness but fortunately were caught in time The matter has been turned over to the authorities policing the track and arrests are expected at any minute minuteDue Due to being unable to secure stable room at the coming meeting at Hamilton the Canadianbred string of Mrs L A Livingston has been shipped to pointAt Fort Erie to engage in racing at that point At the recommendation of paddock judge W Martin the present paddock at Conuausht Park will be demolished and a new one constructed The new paddock will be more convenient and better fitted than the present structure structureJ J Hope has decided to send J de Estrampes use ¬ ful plater Duke Huff to Montreal to await the opening at that point pointW W A McKinney will ship the E T Zollicoffer stable to Hamilton tonight C W Hall is another destined for that point pointJockey Jockey F Murphy departed yesterday to rejoin his contract employers the Brobkdale Stable at Hamilton HamiltonFrank Frank Farrar has a yearling son of Seth Meddle ¬ some Hanna eligible for the Futurity that he has been asked to set a price upon May W one that raced with some success in the past few years has been bred to Bromelia for the account of Mr Far ¬ rar rarPolrbma Polrbma that well bred English horse that P T Cliinn brought to this country and whicli raced with considerable success enjoyed a successful year in the stud at the farm of B A Jones at Parnell Mo Polroma was bred to oyer twenty select mares the property of Mr Jones and several outsiders

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