King Edward Racing Under Way, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-12


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: KING EDWARD RACING UNDER WAY MONTBEAL. Que., July 11. Thomas Hodge provided the winner of the Koueheville Purse, the fourth and feature attraction of the initial days racing at King Edward Park this afternoon, when Betty J. led throughout and defeated Assumption and American Eagle. Although Betty J.s margin of victory was a scant half length she was under restraint in the closing drive. This marked the third consecutive victory for the Celt filly. J. M. Cooper scored a double with Ragged Kobin and Sheba. both of which won with considerable to spare. Ragged Kobin accounted for the opening race, for Canadian-bred horses, which was marred by a wretched start. King Edward Park, which is known among the horsemen as the "Saratoga" of the half-mile circuit, never looked better with its new coating of fresh paint. This plant, although somewhat Inconvenient to reach, is on a beautiful spot, located on a small island surrounded by the waters of the St. Lawrence. Kx-jockcy Tony Smith, the proud father of a nine-pound boy. which followed the first visit of the stork to the Smith home recently, -vus an arrival today. He rejoined the stable of Blair Mock, his father-in-law, by whom he is now engaged as trainer. The three-year-old Kose of Picardy spread her foot in her last race at Delorimier Park and will be shipped this week to New Orleans lo be turned out until the winter racing season begins there. The two-year-old The Clockmendcr will be shipped tomorrow to Saratoga. S. H. Velie has decided to ship Mayflower and Fair Florin back to Kentucky shortly. Paddy Dear and Edith K.. the property of J. C. Mayes, will be shipped to AVindsor on Wednesday. George Frawley, who has had charge of the jockeys room at many tracks throughout the country, "is dangerously ill. He has been succeeded by jockey W. G. Kelly at the local tracks.

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