Windsors Opening Day: Frontier Handicap of 0,000 Inaugural Stake Attraction, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-12


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WINDSORS OPENING DAY ; i Frontier Handicap of 0,000 Inaugural Stake Attraction. Fine Field Named for It, Including Exterminator, Billy Kelly, Best Pal and Others. WINDSOR, Out., July 11. Featured by the annual renewal of the Frontier Handicap the Windsor Jockey Club will inaugurate its first 1921 meeting tomorrow. The feature event is the fourth race of the day, for three -year-olds and upward, to which .0,000 has been added and is at a distance of a mile and an eighth. Eleven have been named through the entry box to strive for the rich prize. They embrace the best long-distance performers stabled at the track; in fact, the field is the best offered in Canada this year. Apart from the feature event, It is a good opening day card, in which large fields predominate, and there is sufficient quality in each of the to provide spirited sport. Both sprinters and those that are more suited over a longer, distance of ground have been catered to in a liberal manner. That there is au overabundance of horses stabled in the neighborhood is plainly evident by the numerous entries. Over sixty nominations were thrown out this morning and placed on the preference list. The AVindsor course has been freshened up and many new improvements have been completed. The most conspicuous of the latter is a new bleacher stand which is situated at the end of the present grand stand. This structure will more than relieve the congestion that has occurred on previous holidays. Great preparations have been made to handle the volume of speculation and cashiers for both American and Canadian money have been .installed. The track is in excellent condition and lias been the subject of careful work by a large force of men for some time. The first arrivals from Kentucky got In this morning and include the stables of E. B. McLeau, J. B. Kespess, E. K. Bradley.- AA S. Kilmer. H. P. AVhit-ney, T. P. Hayes, Masterson and liogers. and AA". Perkins. Others are expected today and tomorrow. Jockey Butwell arrived with the McLean contingent, while AV. Morrissey came with J. Kespess. A fortunate delay averted what might have been a serious accident to he train fromt Fort Erie. The road had been washed away in a certain section by the terrific rains. The delay came about when several of the stable attendants were late in arriving back from dinner and in the meantime the break in the track was discovered. The schooling list at present comprises twenty-two names. Horses will be schooled each morning, both at Kenilworth and the Windsor tracks. Trainer Clark reports the mare My Boots had broken down this morning and would be sent to Kentucky to the J. S. Barbce farm as a brood marc. Trainer J. Arthur turned over to Clyde Phillips Enrico Caruso and Progressive, the property of Thomas Francis, to train. Following the close of the meetings in this neighborhood the E. B. McLean stable will be shipped to Havre de Grace to rest up, awaiting the opening there.

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