Donges Redeems Himself: Makes Amends for Wednesdays Defeat by Beating Heeltaps at Devonshire, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-09


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DONGES REDEEMS HIMSELF Makes- Amends for Wednesdays Defeat by Beating Heeltaps at Devonshire. WINDSOR, Ont., July S. Donges, the speedy colt that races in the colors of the Kentucky turfman, J. S. Ward, made amends for his defeat on Wednesday last, when he beat the Whitney filly Heeltaps in the fourth race at Devonshire Park this afternoon. Donges was ridden by II. J. Burke, carried 120 pounds, and won by four lengths. Heeltaps set a dazzling pace considering the going. She led Donges into the home stretch and at the eighth post Burke hit his mount with his whip a couple of times and Donges passed the tiring pacemaker and won going away at the end. The fractional time o the race was S-j1,, 4.6, 1:0075, close to the track record for the distance. The going was good for the first three races, and improved as the afternoon progressed. Today was the closing day of the meeting and a large crowd turned out to witness the sport. The card was a well-balanced one and had as an attraction the Crawford House Handicap, $",000 added, at a mile and an eighth. It resulted in one of the best races ever run at Devonshire, five of the eight starters passing the judges in a compact bunch, heads and necks apart. The winner turned up in Gourmanu, which came from behind in the stretch run and finished next the inside rail, and got up in the final strides to beat Eleanor S. by a neck. Gallant Groom forced the pace in the first race to the top of the home stretch where he moved up and easily disposed of Bengali and at the end drew away into an easy lead. HOT COAL A HOT OjE. The Louchheim Stable cut loose a good thing in the race for two-year-old maidens in Hot Coal, which made a runaway affair of the race. Hot Coal had a good lead at the eighth post, but when the final test came tired badly and had to be hard ridden to beat Teds Plum by half a length. The latter beat the favorite, Racket, by a head for second place. Eau Gallic fell while rounding the far turn. Lucky B. beat his opponents away from the barrier in the third race. He left the post with a rush and set a fast pace the first naif. In the stretch turn he withstood a challenge from Old Sinner, but tired badly right and the end and Icon, finishing with a rush, passed him in the last dozen strides and won going away by a length. Judge Murphy notified the owner of Garfield that the ruling barring that horses entry applied only to the local association and was not made for fraud. Garfield had fallen in a couple of his races and his entry was refused merely as a precautionary measure against possible accidents. The two-year-olds H. Warren and Oak-wood will be sold at auction in the paddock at the Windsor track on Thursday to dissolve a partnership between Messrs. Buck and Freeman. A division of the Ross stable, in charge of Walter Scofield, arrived at the Windsor track this afternoon. J. H. Stotler. trainer of the G. W. J. Bisscll stable, is confined at a sanitarium at Mount Clemens, Mich., suffering from rheumatism. A- Alexandra acquired through a trade the racer Royallieu of Bert Williams, the consideration being an automobile and 25 cents to boot. A majority of the horsemen racing here will remain over for the meetings at Windsor and Kenilworth. About three carloads will be shipped to Cleveland.

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