Best Pal Runs Unplaced: Finds His Impost in the Tolmie Handicap Too Much, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-21


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I . , , . : BEST PAL RUNS UNPLACED . .. . Finds His Impost in the Tolmie Handicap Too Much. 4 Kenilworth Meeting Opens With an Encouraging Attendance and Excellent Racing. WINDSOB. Out.. July 20. F. Musantos My Dear, a chestnut daughter of King James Bettle Lan-don, was returned the winner of the Tolmie Handicap, which was offered as the feature attraction of the opening days program at Kenilworth Park this afternoon. The second portion of the money Tell to Irish Kiss, while the small end was-taken by Kstero. Best Pal, winner of the Frontier Handicap and an odds-on choice, finished fourth. Tlie Archer, the only other starter, was a distant last. JThe race, which was a dash of a mile anil an eighth, fcr three years and over, to which ,000 had been added, was practically mined by the liberal use of the blue pencil. Of the thirteen named overnight to start but five went to the post to dispute the finish. Best Pal, shouldering top weight of 125 pounds, ran a disappointing race for tlie crowd. Off to a good start Lyko elected to go to the front, closely pursued by the lightly weighted Kstero. They raced heads apart for the first three-quarters with Kstero slightly in front. Lyko then took his mount back and gave Best Pal a breathing spell. "While going to the far turn there was a general closing up and Taylor, astride My Dear, came through witli a rush. Kstero begau to shorten her stride and Irish Kiss moved into contention. jlJestiuljtiviitHken to the. outsideof theleadcTs anil" when called on for the drive through the stretch failed to respond. My Dear drew away to win by an open length. The card which was offered for tlie opening days sport here brought together well matched fields and resulted in a spirited days racing. The closest fit of the afternoon came with the running of tlie opening dash when the placed horses finished noses apart. Martini Fallon gained the decision in the closing stride from Corenzio, witii Helen Uogers third. A recurrence of the terrific heat which prevailed for some time set in again this afternoon and forced the patrons to discard coats and in many instances collars. The crowd was large and speculation was brisk. The running of the third race kept up the successful winning streak of J. C. Gallaher when Kin-burn was returned an easy winner in a small field at three-quarters. Kinbiinn was supported with rare confidence and won as the wagering indicated. Hadrian as a belated second horse, witli Diomcd third. LIST OF KENILWORTH OFFICIALS. The following are the Kenilworth officials: President. Samuel McBride: secretary and manager. A. M. Orpen: Canadian Racing Associations steward. Francis Nelson; stewards, Samuel McBride M. N. Macfarlan and W. B. Norvcll; judges. 1". K. Callen and Kdward W. Cole; clerk of the scales. Joseph McLennan: starter. H. D. Morrissey; patrol judge. W. M. Martin: paddock judge. Sam Parmer: timer. K. Allen; track physician. Col. H. 11. Casgraiu: veterinary surgeon. Dr. J. P. Morgan; racing seen-tary. W. It. Norvcll. Jockey Lawrence Lyke returned from Baltinire this morning after a hurried business trip. He was accompanied by Otto Terrell. Trainer John Schorr reports that the high-class racer The Porter will be. on the shelf until late in the fall racing season in Maryland. He was jumped on in his last race at "Windsor and .1 piece was cut out of one of his hind legs. Kxterminator was shipped back to Saratoga on orders received from Willis Sharpe Kilmer. George Berry, one time farm manager for George "Wingfield, arrived from Iteno. Nov.. this morning. Mr. Berry brought on the two-year-old Incognance and Plowshare. Incognance was a winner at Tijuana last winter. It was stated this morning that trainer Fred Schelke had severad his connection with the J. K. L. Boss stable yesterday. Mr. Schelke left last night for Toronto. Before departing for Saratoga today Henry McDaniel turned over the entire Canada-bred division that had been under the care of Schelke, and those not included in the Saratoga shipment, to "Walter Schofield, who will act as trainer in the future. Tlie consignment of three two-year-olds and ons yearling which arrived yesterday for the Seagram stable was safely quartered at the barns this morning. They are as follows: Quanah, b. c, by Quan-tock Lady Fairhead; Redstoue. ch. c, by Decisiou Aunt Maud, and an unnamed bay colt, by Cicero-Post Haste: also a yearling, breeding at present unknown. The two-year-olds were raced abroad this year aud are winners. They will be seen in public before the close of the Canadian racing season.

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