Bunga Buck is the Victor: Beats Bygone Days in Close Finish in Devonshire Opening Day Attraction, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-02


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BUNGA BUCK IS THE VICTOR Beats Bygone Days in Close Finish in Devonshire Opening Day Attraction. "WINDSOR, OnL. July 1. Bunga Buck, which carries the colors of Mrs. II. Dattner, accounted for the Detroit Handicap at Devonshire this afternoon when he beat Bygone Days by a head in a furious stretch drive. The Detroit Handicap was the feature race of the opening days offerings and was a dash of one mile with ,000 added. Bunga Buck was ridden by Stirling. He was outrun by Ring and Mainmast to the stretch turn and when called on moved up in resolute fashion. He assumed the lead inside the eighth post, but at the finish was tiring and had to be hard ridden to stall off Bygone Days. Mainmast was kicked in the side by Ring while at the post and this did not help his chances any. At the eighth post he was in a jam and his rider was forced to pull up. A good-sized crowd turned out for the opening and speculation was keen. After the running of the third race showers fell, but it did not affect the going" to any great extent. The race for Canadian-breds proved a good contest. Bugle March coming from behind in the stretch run and beating Gallant Groom by a length and a half in a driving finish. Steeple was very fractious going to the post and unseated his rider a couple of times and the field wa3 finally sent away without him. "Wrangle came from behind with a rush in the stretch run in the second, getting up in the last twenty yards to beat the favorite, Rustem, by a length. Sundial II. came from a long way back in the third race. He was last to leave the post, closed an immense gap and beat Carmandale by a half length. Lottie Loraine was in a jam soon after the start and was pulled up. HIGH GEAR BY TEN LENGTHS. High Gear made an exhibition of his opponents in the fourth race and won by ten lengths. T. J. Elward was an arrival from Toronto. His Canadian-bred Lady Patricia, by Stanley Fay Pecasta, is coming on well and promises to cut an important figure in Canadian-bred racing later on in the summer. This filly worked a quarter in the spring in 22 seconds. Among the jockeys that got in from Hamilton this morning were J. "Wallace, J. Chalmers and J. Rowan. The management of the PhoenLxville track has decided to remodel its track next fall and make it a mile course. Judge Murphy was an arrival from Chicago this morning, and Georse Suydam, manager of the J. H. Louchheim stable, gor in from New Yorlc Fifty-five entries were made in the fourth race carded for Monday, which meant a big list to the eligible list for future races. The following notice was posted in the secretarys office: ""The stewards are vested with the powers of a license committee. All trainers and jockeys will be passed on, but no license fee will be exacted. No trainer or jockey whose license has been refused or revoked by the Jockey Club, Canadian Racing Associations, Kentuclcy or Maryland Racing Commissions, or any reputable body, will be accorded any privileges."

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