Quebec Kings Plate Day: Flying Ford Victorious in Long Established Fixture, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-07


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QUEBEC KINGS PLATE "DAY Flying Ford Victorious in Long Established Fixture. Brookdale Stable Wins Two Eaces Jockey Hinphy Disciplined for Rough Riding. MONTREAL, Que.. September !. Flying Ford, a son of Oiseau Giffords, that races for .1. K. L. Ross, was returned the winner of the Kings Plate at Blue. Bonnets this afternoon. Second money fell to D. Raymonds Mouetto, while Allies Way was a well beaten third. The dash, which was at a mile and a quarter, for three-year-olds and vore. owned, foaled and raised in the Province of Quebec, is one of the oldest fixtures on tlie American continent. A field of seven faced the starter and the start was a good one. Merlmeo on Mouetto, cut out the early pace, while Flying Ford was always the closest in attendance. In the race down the backstretch. Clavor took the Ross starter up for a breathing spell and when called upon jn the final drive he drew away and won by a safe margin. The time for the distance was 2:12. which was good time for the going. Four of the starters in the race; were the progeny of Oiseau, Which still stands on the Island and is owned by the Canadian National Breeding Bureau. The dash enriched the Ross coffers to the extent-of :..N.S0 and u gift of fifty guineas from his Majesty the King. The going, which was drenched by a severe storm that swept over the city hist evening, was treacherous and a little on the slow side. Overhead conditions improved long toward noontime and a good sized crowd journeyed to the course. Favorites and well supported second choices accounted for the bigge-it portion of the purses. Racing was of a spirited order, many of the winners scoring after long stretch drives. Maiden two-year-olds to the number of eight met in tin; opening dash and it served to graduate Paddle from the non-winner ranks. This youngster was ridden by Gan titer and,, coming from belund. closed resolutely and was drawing away at the end. Finery, a good looking first starter from the Ross barn, was second. Asterisk won the second dash in an easy manner from Plain Bill and First Pullet. This marked the first victory for jockey Marinelli in some time. A mile and an eighth race brought together a small band in the third and Warlike got up in the closing strides to win out from Chimera, while Zole took the small end of the purse. Reconnaissance, ridden by Lang, made it a double for the Brookdale Stable when sin; led home a band of Canadian-bred in the fifth race, with Witch Flower in second place and Sudor third. The winner was supported with rare confidence. Jockey ninphy was suspended for five days by the stewards for rough riding in t lie third race, ilinphy tried to impede Warlike by striking him with his whip. J. S. Whatley has shipped seven head o Toronto to take part in racing at Dufforin Park. Trainer G. W. Carroll of the A. 15. Spreckels stable arrived today to saddle Runstar in the running of the Iloclielaga Handicap on Thursday. W. Livingston, secretary of the Thorncliffe Park Racing Association, and Dick Pending arrived from Toronto yesterday and circulated condition books for that meeting. G. R. Allens two-year-old Briareliff came out of her race yesterday with several cuts about the legs and ankle behind. The condition books for the coming meeting at Woodbine Iark. Toronto, arrived today and were distributed by Joseph Meibomian. An innovation, which was used this afternoon, was the presence of a lead pony heading the parade to the barrier. Trainer T. J. Donohue of the Mrs. A. Ambrose Clarg stable announced that he would ship lrom here to Woodbine at the close of the present meeting five jumpers and four horses that race on the flat. W. Scofield will take a division of the J. K. L. Ross stable from here to Ottawa, while Henry McDaniel will take the main division to Woodbine Iark. Charles Hill of the Thoroughbred Sales Company will return to Saratoga from here.

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