Second Day At Woodbine: Star Jester Accounts for Woodstock Plate--Queens Hotel Cup Handicap to Muttikins., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-23


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SECOND DAY AT WOODBINE Star Jester Accounts for Woodstock Plate Queens Hotel Cup Handicap to Muttikins MuttikinsTORONTO TORONTO Ont May 22 Star Jester the threeyearold son of Black Jester Star Flight continued his winning streak when he accounted for the Woodstock Plate which was the feature attraction at Woodbine Park this afternoon J 1C L Ross Mercutio was second and E W Moores Grace Mayers took the small end of the stakes The winner was ridden by jockey T Brooke and setting a fast pace all the way ran the mile and a six ¬ teenth in 145 establishing a new track rec ¬ ord clipping one and onefifth seconds from the old mark The race which was for three yearolds had an added value of 5000 and brought together a band of six there being two withdrawals and one addition The Whitney pair Caretaker and Clansman were scratched while Redstone from the Seagram stable was an eleventh hour addition additionThe The start found Star Jester away quickly followed by Mercutio and Redstone while Spanish Maize brought up the rear This order was maintained for the first part of the race and the early pace was exceptional ¬ ly fast Rounding the far turn Turner moved up in a menacing manner with Mer ¬ cutio and entering the stretch turn Brooke on the winner resorted to the whip Star Jester responded in a courageous manner and widened the gap a short distance Mer ¬ cutio could not cut down the advantage of the flying leader and was ridden out to the end to stave off the rush of the fast closing Grace Mayers The latter raced wide at the top of the lane but closed like a whirlwind Star Jester was the choice in the wagering and the victory was a popular one oneTodays Todays success marks the third consecu ¬ tive victory for the Loh acquisition which was recently secured from the Salubria Stable during the Havre de Grace meeting meetingIMPROVED IMPROVED WEATHER CONTINUES CONTINUESRacing Racing conditions this afternoon were in strong contrast to those which prevailed for the opening day Summeriike weather pre ¬ vailed the track had been dried by the sun and wind of yesterday and this morning was in fast condition The crowd was an unusu ¬ ally large one for a Monday but in welcome relief to the congestion which prevailed on Saturday The card which was made of up of the usual seven races brought together well balanced fields and spirited racing re I suited The majority of the winners were forced to sustain hard drives to earn the verdicts verdictsWraith Wraith ridden by J Rowan and the choice In the wagering was returned the winner of the opening dash from Actress and High Gear The start was a good one Actress and Lancelot forcing the pace while Wraith was saved under slight restraint and the remainder of the field strung out When rounding the turn into the homestretch Lancelot went wide and carried the fast finishing Wraith out with him while Actress saved ground At the far turn Wraith raced Actress into defeat under mild urging and was drawing clear at the finish finishFOUR FOUR STRAIGHT FOR LADY BOSS BOSSLady Lady Boss scored her fourth straight vic ¬ tory in the running of the Doncaster Plate which was under claiming conditions when she defeated Full o Fun and Topango The winner was ridden by McTaggart and domi ¬ nated the running from the start Topango was the one to race in closest pursuit while Full o Fun raced in third position The others were never prominent Shuc refused to start and was left Lady Boss went a trifle wide at the top of the stretch and Full o Fun slipped through on the inside and threatened dangerously for a brief period but withdrew readily when the Worthington starter began to tire and doing her best to stave off Topango which came again at the end endThe The J K L Ross stable scored its first vic ¬ tory in Canada this year when Muttikins cap ¬ tured the Queens Hotel Cup Handicap The start was a good one and Brilliant Jester and iMock Orange were the ones to establish the pace while Muttikins was racing in third position and Dresden brought up the rear j This order was maintained until the final sixteenth when Muttikins racing under so jvere pressure came with a rush on the out ¬ side and shook off her opponents to win by a length going away Mock Orange passed Brilliant Jester but could not stand off the rush of the winner and just lasted to beat Dresden The latter came with a belated rush on the outside outsideCommander Commander Ross was called to the stcw Continucd oa twelfth page SECOND DAY AT WOODBINE Continued from first page ards pagoda and presented with the cup that went to the owner of the winner Lord Byng made the presentation Muttikins was a pronounced choice in the race raceTurner Turner scored a double when he guided Fannie Bean home a winner In the closing raco of the day Miss Emma G was second while Evelyn White was third The race was at a mile and a sixteenth and start was a good one but Fannlo Bean began badly and Turner was forced to pull her up Miss Emma G went to the front and was followed by Alary Maxim and Evelyn White while Fannie Bean was racing up In a contending position Miss Emma G shook off her oppo ¬ nents rounding the far turn but Turner made his move on the outside In a hard duel tho Harding color bearer raced Miss Emma G into defeat and was drawing clear at the end Evelyn White was an easy third thirdIn In a stirring and spectacular finish War Tank earned brackets in the Whitby Plate which was for threeyearolds and over foaled in Canada Beljoy took second place and Sweet Bouquet was third The winner slipped through on the inside at the top of the turn and just managed to outlast the fast closing Beljoy The winner was in doubt until the official placing was displayed displayedThe The Hopeful Steeplechase was productive of several exciting incidents and a keenly con ¬ tested rac3 in which R B Strassburgers Hpuyhnhnm was returned a winner after withstanding a hard drive from Bellringer In the final eighth Third place fell to St Paul PaulTho Tho race found the Strassburger pair en Joying favoritism St Paul ridden by Blake made a bad landing after taking the first fence and his rider was half way out of the saddle but regained his stirrup irons and raced in pursuit of the field The early pace was established by Briganna and she was followed by her stablemate while Altar Fire and Bellringer were wthin close striking distance Entering the final turn of the field Altar Fire moved into the lead with a rush but the advantage was but momentary for Jones soon wrested the lead with Houyhnhnm and stood off a determined challenge from Bellringer Coming to tho final obstable the Strassburger starter made a bad landing and almost unseated his rider Jones how ¬ ever regained the saddle and under pressure held Bellringer safe at the finish finishC C T Francis reported this morning that the mare Onco had foaled a filly by Knights Differ at J Meaghers farm near Toronto The mare was bred back to the Cesarion stallion Progressive which raced with con ¬ siderable success in Francis colors colorsCharles Charles Henry assistant to secretary Mar ¬ tin Nathanson at Havana was an arrival at Woodbine this afternoon having but recently recovered from an attack of influenze influenzeW W R Norvell was an arrival from Cleve ¬ land this morning and distributed the books for the coming Thorncliffe Park meeting Mr Norval also announced that two 5000 stakes in addition to the International Han ¬ dicap of 10000 added would be run at Kenil worth Park The names and conditions of the other two stakes will be announced in tho next few days daysJockey Jockey Schwartz who was injured at Havre de Grace where he suffered the loss of two toes was an arrival from Maryland MarylandSword Sword was withdrawn from the last raco by order of the stewards stewardsThe The sale of J K L Ross Canadianbreda to the number of eighteen will be held in tho paddock at 1030 Charles F Hill who will conduct the sale distributed catalogues this afternoon afternoonTrainer Trainer W Irvine announced this morning that he would ship the E F Whitney stablo to Ottawa OttawaTrainer Trainer George Walker of the Brookdale Stablo reported that the mare Terheran which was bred to Spray Pearl an English sire standing at Guelph Ont had lost her colt soon after foaling The mare Solid Com ¬ fort dam of Vespra slipped this season and was mated back to Heresy HeresyWord Word was received from Kempland Farm Kentucky that six of the J K L Rosa mares which were shipped there from Mary ¬ land all have foals five colts and one filly The mares were all bred back to Cudgel CudgelThree Three of the G M Hendrle mares have sucklings by North Star III and Great Britain BritainThere There are five yearlings at Thorncliffe Farm tour colts and one filly all by Cal ¬ gary

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