Connaught Meeting Ends: Kuklux Beats Padua in Closing Day Feature-Zollicoffer stable Eares Well, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-21


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CONNAUGHT MEETING ENDS Kuklux Beats Padua in Closing Day Feature Zollicoffer Stable Fares Well. OTTAWA, Out.. September 20. With the running of todays program racing in this section came to a close for the season of 1921. The Connaught Park Jockey Club offered as an attraction for the closing days program the Consolation Handicap, a dash of a mile, to which ,000 was added. It furnished a good contest, in which the Broomstick gelding Kuklux beat Padua by a scant half length, kuklux was a prominent factor from the start, while Padua came from behind, closing with a great stretch run. The weather was a bit raw, but despite this a large gathering turned out to witness the sport. At the conclusion of the afternoons racing came a scattering of officials and horsemen, some going to Maryland and others to Toronto and Montreal. Musitos victory in1 the second race placed the Zollicoffer Stable at the head of the winning owners. It was the fifth race that the stable won at the meeting. An effort is being made by Fred Musante to secure the services of jockey Thurber to ride King John in the hitters stake engagements at Woodbine. Two old time jockeys have been riding in rare good form here this fall, namely, Itomanelli and Joe Dryer. Silas Veiteh. who shipped his string to Woodbine on Sunday, furnished the winners of the two steeplechases run at the meeting in Martian and Transpero. The Seagram stable and E. T. Zollicoffer furnished four winners each during the seven days racing. Two specials pulled out from Connaught Park tonight, one for Toronto and another for Montreal. A carload was sent direct to Maryland. iG. Finuigan, before leaving for New York to look for available jumping material, shipped his steeplechaser McAdams to Toronto in charge of J. .Ranch. Jockey H. Stearns, at the conclusion of the Woodbine meeting, will leaYe for Havre de Grace, to join the stable of J. S. Whatley. Steward Francis Nelson, Judge J. Campbell and Starter,. ,H. Mbrrtesey left for Toronto- tonight, to be on hand for-the openinig at Woodbine Saturday. The ConiiaugUt Park Jockey- Club suffered a loss of close to 20,000, during the present meeting. The conflicting dates with the exhibition and the small revenue derived from the mutuels were responsible for this.

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