Mock Orange By A Head: Defeats Planet and Bygone Days in Thorncliffe Feature.; One Track Record Broken and Two Old Marks Are Equalled--Accident Narrowly Averted., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-01


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MOCK ORANGE BY A HEAD Defeats Planet and Bygone Days in Thorncliffe Feature One Track Record Broken and andTwo Two Old Marks Are Equalled Accident Narrowly Averted TORONTO Out May 31 In a driving finish John Farrell Jrs Mock Orange took tho measure of Planet and Bygone Days in the Durant Handicap which featured the third days racing at Thorncliffe Park this afternoon afternoonQuick Quick to begin Mock Orange took com ¬ mand shortly after the start but was extend ¬ ed to the limit in the racing through the stretch to stall off Planet Bygone Days could never improve his position positionThe The performance of Mock Orange was all the more Impressive in view of the fact that he lowered the track record for tho mile and a sixteenth to 1 45 The former mark was 1 45 established by Breeze BreezeAfter After Carmandale and Hidden Jewel had contested the leadership to tho stretch in tho fourth race Sundial closed fast from the rear and ucorcd a rather easy victory His success came somewhat as a surprise to the form followers and he returned the hand ¬ some dividend of 3615 for the usual invest ¬ ment mentSome Some shifty sprinters also made up the field In tho third race and it resulted In a stirring stretch struggle between Talisman and Top o th Morning Talisman proved the gamer in the final test and scored by a narrow margin in a driving finish finishAnother Another thrilling finish came with the run ¬ ning of the second race in which Cuba Rn canto nosed out Pepper Tea in the final stride strideAn An accident was narrowly averted during tho running of the curtain raiser Miss Beu lah and Miss 13dna were contesting the leadership closely After passing the eighth post In the stretch both jumped over a wet strip which extended across the track While in the air they collided and both all but fell However they luckily managed to regain their feet This enabled Stylish Miss which was closing on the outside to score an easy victory victorySundial Sundial II equaled tho track record for tho threequarters in winning the fourth event Chefa duplicated tho feat for tho mile and an eighth Journey when she scored in tho sixth sixthAlvord Alvord broke down HO badly during the limning of the fourth race that he had to bo destroyed destroyedWilliam William Walker announced today that he will sell his horses in training here Mistress Polly Summer Sigh lUng and Yermak at public auction in the paddock before the racing SaturdayJoseph commences on Saturday Joseph Mackay of Hamilton has purchased Kama at private sale from W J McKee McKeeFor For rough riding during the running of the fourth race on Hidden Jewel jockey Itlce was set down for the remainder of the meeting Jockey meetingJockey II Gregory who rode Nenettc lodged a claim of foul against D Stirling on Antilles for rough riding during the last eighth of the seventh race Tho result re ¬ mained unchanged but Stirling was sus ¬ pended for the remainder of the meeting

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