Woodbine A Big Surprise: His Triumph in Dominion Handicap Due to Rider of Favorite Being Caught Napping., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-01


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WOODBINE A BIG SURPRISE His Triumph in Dominion Handi ¬ cap Due to Rider of Favorite Being Caught Napping OTTAWA Out May 31 The Dominion Handicap of a mile and seventy yards for Canadian bred threeyearolds and over re I suited in one of the outstanding surprises of the afternoon when Woodbine got up in the final yards to win from Yovvell The lat j ter was pounds the best and his defeat waa j due to jockey J Williams easing him up t through the final sixteenth after he hud assumed the lead entering the stretch Woodbine which was a distant follower in the first part came with a rush through the final eighth and finished next to the inner rail Williams failed to notice the rush of the winner on the inside after he had raced Impersonator into defeat This race was the stellar attraction of the afternoon ailil brought together a field of six with Yowell the pronounced choice in the wagering wageringThe The start was delayed a few minutes by the fractious behavior of several of the starters but the field was dispatched in good order Impersonator was the one to go to the front followed by Sudor The latter was sharply interfered with rounding the first turn and Claver was forced to take him up sharply Yowell waa roused with the whip when well settled on the backstretch and he gained on his opponents in an easy manner and entered the stretch with speed in re ¬ serve Woodbine from a slow beginning gained ground steadily and Erickson came through on the inside to earn the verdict in the final strides as narrated above aboveWeather Weather conditions were again of a sum ¬ merlike variety and the attendance was greater numerically than on the opening day Finishes were close and mainly of the driv ¬ ing variety in which the different victors came from the rear rearThe The running of the Green Steeplechase which was for maidens to go two miles wit ¬ nessed the graduation of Bellringer ridden by R Hanna The latter was saved from the early pace and closing resolutely easily held his opponants safe through the final eighth SL Paul was the one to display the most speed through the first turn of the field and raced Courteous into defeat The latter made a bad landing at one of the jumps at which Williams was almost un ¬ seated seatedTHREE THREE WINS FOR JOCKEY TURNER TURNERJockey Jockey Turner turned In three victories during the course of the afternoon with The Belgian IL Camouflage and Exhorter The first winner raced under restraint until well settled rounding the turn for home and drew away when called upon Camouflage came from behind the pace and drew away with ease Exhortcr was in front all the way wayJockey Jockey Woodstock was suspended for the remainder of the meeting by starter Morris sey for disobedience at the post postCommander Commander J 1C L Ross arrived from Montreal this morning and will remain for a few days racing racingTrainer Trainer F Stevens reported that the two yearold Carmen Pantagca bucked in her race yesterday which accounted for her de ¬ feat featE E J Salt purchased from C L Whiting tho colt Silvesta by Eyebrow Ravlia a halfbrother to Captain Burns The colt is at present quartered at Avon N Y YThe The division of the J K L Ross stable which was shipped from Woodbine to Blue Bonnets arrived there yesterday in charge of Walter Scofield ScofieldPhil Phil Unger wellknown sportsman arrived from Cleveland Ohio and will remain for a few days daysAV AV D Bernhardt departed for New Orleans tonight and will return to Canada later laterYesterdays Yesterdays gathering on the clubhouse lawn numbered ninetyeight senators and members of parliament who welcomed the return of racing to the capital capitalTom Tom Logan and Yallabilagel said to be the property of W Emerson of Toronto were refused as entries until complete proof of ownership was produced producedThe The application of W S Evans for a tem ¬ porary trainers license waa denied by the local stewards and ho was told to apply to the Canadian Racing Associations AssociationsWord Word was received from Toronto this morning of the death of Mrs Frank Beers wife of the wellknown Canadian caterer catererTrainer Trainer George Walker reported this morning that Fanatic was jumped on yes ¬ terday and came out of the race with a badly cut hock hockThe The entries for the Dominion Handicap to be run at Fort Erie closed with a record breaking number of nominations Practi ¬ cally every longdistance horse of prominence in training was nominated for the rich prize including the Withers Stakes winner Snob II IICaptain Captain Denby of Montreal was a visitor this afternoon and was the guest of Com ¬ mander J 1C L Ross RossFirst First Lieutenant Crossley of H M S Dalerina a nephew of the breeder of Mar ¬ shall Field IILs Golden Corn came over from Montreal to witness the running of todays program

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