Off-Day At Blue Bonnets: The Lamb Beats Fair Gain in the Outremont Handicap--Close Finish in Steeplechase., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-13


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OFFDAY AT BLUE BONNETS The Lamb Beats Fair Gain in the theOutremont Outremont Handicap Close CloseFinish Finish in Steeplechase MONTREAL Que June 12 It was a typical offday at Blue Bonnets this after ¬ noon and a decided change to wintry weather conditions kept the attendance down to small numbers Rains which visited this section yesterday and this morning turned the track into a sea of mud which gave the pronounced mud runners an opportunity to display their wares Wellbalanced fields started in each race and the sport was of a spirited order throughout the afternoon the majority of the winners earning their ver ¬ dicts by small margins after hard stretch drives drivesThe The carded feature was the Outremont Handicap a dash of a mile wljch brought out a field of four of the best of the after ¬ noon The finish was a stirring one in which A Swinkes The Lamb lasted long enough to earn the verdict from Fair Gain Tne winner was ridden by H Gregory and drew away into a long lead during the early stages which stood him in good stead at the end for Fair Gain was finishing fast Herron was third beaten by a wide margin while Mode was a poor fourth The Lamb went to the front shortly after the start while Fair Gain and Herron were racing along under re ¬ straint There was no change in the posi ¬ tions until the stretch was reached where Fair Gain moved and gradually was over ¬ taking the leaders The advantage secured by The Lamb was too great a handicap and he just failed to get up upAnother Another close finish came with the running of the sixth race which was a dash of a mile when Miles S defeated Evelyn White The winner was ridden by Turner and was a forward factor the entire way Evelyn White came with a rush through the stretch but could not get through on the inside when Miles S bore over Responding gamely to punishment she was going fast at the finish Jewell V D was a tiring third thirdSix Six twoyearolds met in the opening dash and B Hardings Elizabeth Bean waj re ¬ turned the winner after a hard drive Delu ¬ sive and Arcndal finishing second and third respectively The winner was ridden by Mc Taggart and was in front throughout lnt went wide rounding the far turn and had to be vigorously ridden to retain the advantage Arendal and Racket were the ones to race in closest pursuit but the latter bore out con ¬ siderably at the turn while Delusive came through next to the inside rail and nosed out Arendal for second honors Continued on twelfth page OFFDAY AT BLUE BONNETS Continued from first page An ungainly band of Canadian breds faced the starter In tho second race and the win ¬ ner Kicksy Wicksy furnished a surprise to the players She was ridden by Claver and assuming the lead shortly after the start showed a pronounced liking for the heavy going and easily held her opponents safe Landless which was a forward factor dur ¬ ing the first part dropped back in the stretch but came again and finished reso ¬ lutely while Fanatic came from a long way back backST ST PAULS GAME EXHIBITION EXHIBITIONA A head margin divided Courteous and St Paul In the order named in the steeplechase which brought out a small field Thore was considerable excitement due to the failure of Enrico Caruso to leave the post The first time the field was recalled Ijiit at the second attempt they were dispatched Cour ¬ teous stole away into a long lead which de ¬ cided the contest for St Paul was just un ¬ able to get up The first two had an excep ¬ tionally large margin over By Hectt whuh took third place from Brizz BrizzJ J R Skinkcrs Midnight Sun fell lame in a workout Sunday and will be on the shelf for some time timeEdward Edward F Whitneys Second Thoughts bled in a gallop this morning morningTrainer Trainer Frank Farrar reported this morn ¬ ing that Wrangle is showing improvement and would be transferred from Thorncliffe to Windsor where he will be raced racedCharles Charles Haughton arrived at Dorval from New York with Fifty Fifty and Zovian ZovianEdward Edward Seagram was a visitor this after ¬ noon from Waterloo Ontario and will re ¬ main for a few days daysJohn John Kermath will ship the R B Strass burger jumpers to Belmont Park Friday Trainer Donohue will ship the Mrs F Am ¬ brose Clark stable at the same time timeAl Al Austin wired jockey J McTaggart to secure first call on the boys services for the twoyearold stake at Hamilton HamiltonSheridan Sheridan Clarke came over from Dorval this afternoon and was kept busy allotting stable room roomWilliam William Scleck an oldtime bookmaker and owner motored up from New York for a few days racing

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