Demonstration at Kempton: Deceptive Angle Furnishes Cause for Excitement at Finish of Bitterly Contested Race, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-29


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DEMONSTRATION AT KEMPTON Deceptive Angle Furnishes Cause for Excitement at Finish of Bitterly Contested Race. MONTREAL. Que.. July 2S. Ideal weather and track conditions prevailed today at Kemptou Park and the attendance was up to the usual mid-week day standard hereabouts. The St. Ijimbert Handicap was the chief racing attraction and K. Mocks American Eagle ran true to his name to win it. After racing Sister Susie into defeat entering the stretch, American Elgin held Assumption safe, the hitters belated challenge only getting him within a length of the winner at the end. Sister Susie, the favorite, was third, tired out from her early efforts. The third race was productive of the best finish of the meeting when the first four horses finished almost in perfect alignment. A mild demonstration followed the placing of this race. Many thought Scarpia II. finished no worse than second, despite the faet that he ran wide entering the stretch and finished on the outside. It was another case of deceptive angle. The official placing was Honest George first by a nose. Minnie II. second by a head, and Dudle Dug third, a head iu advance of Scarpia II. Cauuouball graduated from the maiden ranks when. he Avon the initial dash for J. A. Mortimer, a local owner, who is a newcomer into racing circles. Dixie Flyer had to fly some to take the major portion of the purse in the second race, her advantage over Pluviada being only by a neck as they flashed past the judges. The old mare Kanyan was right on edge today, and she had little trouble leading home her opponents in the fifth, a claimor for three-year-olds aud over at five and a half furlongs. E. Major claimed .luanita III. from O. Toggle for $.00 out of the third race today. In future jockey F. Matthews riding will be confined to Assumption only for his contract employer, J. S. What ley. The licenses of jockeys H. Dennler and J. Domi-nick have been canceled and they Viir not be per mitted to ride in future on the tracks of the Quebec Kreeders and Racing Association tracks. A. S. Stamps has made preparations to ship Lightning Flash and Golden Day to Windsor tomorrow. Handsel II. died during his stay here this summer.

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