Closing Day at Windsor: Grace Mayers Provides Surprise in the Essex Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-21


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CLOSING DAY AT WINDSOR Grace Mayers Provides Surprise in the Essex Handicap. 4 Her Victory in ,000 Getaway Feature Entirely Unexpected Eoss Stable Scores Double. "WINDSOR. Ont.. July 20. The Essex Handicap, which whs carded as the stellar attraction for the closing day of the Windsor Jockey Ciuo first summer meeting, furnished an upset when E. W. Moore suppiieu the winner in Grace Mayers, which came from behind the pacemaker and defeated G. W. J. Kissels Chainpiain, with E. Lohs Star Jester third. The race, which was at a mile and carried an added value of ,000, was for three-year-olds and in a stirring stretch duel was decided when Jones, who was astride Grace Slayers, retained his position next to the inner rail and came through with a rush when the Jeadeis went wide. The start found the field leaving in good alignment, with the top weighted Star Jester essaying to establish the pace. The advantage, however, was of short duration, for Redstone drew away when settled on the backstretcn and Thompson allowed him to steal into a long lexid. Grace Slayers was racing in third position on the inner rail, while Coliinga and John Finn were lapped on each ether, with Champlain bringing up the rear. The latter attempted to go through on the inside leaving the half-mile ground, but the move was anticipated and the horse was blocked. Redstone was still showing the way and entering the stretch Star Jester moved up again on the outside, while Jones was still holding his position on the inside. At the turn Redstone went wide and as a result Grace Slayers came through on the inside and clinched the victory. Champlain in the meantime came with a belated rush on the outside and was up in the final stride to take second place from the-tiring Star Jester. The latter tired under the weight. The winner was accorded meager support in the wagering and netted a return 2.t5 for the usual investment. The race enriched E. V.r. Sloore to the extent of ?4,ti70. Racing came to a close at Windsor this afternoon and marked a successful meeting for the association. The run of excellent weather was uninterrupted this afternoon and the track was in fast condition. The crowd was of large proportions and spirited racing prevailed. LATJIUOP BREAKS TRACK RECORD. The running of the first race witnessed the lowering of a track record that was esta-lished last summer by E. B. SIcLeans Dream of Allah, when the Florisant Stables Lathrop was returned the winner, running the five-ami a half furlongs in l:05Vs in an easy manner. The old mark was 1:05. The fractional time for todays dash was as follows: 23, 31, 45f. and 1:05. Arendal was the one to chase him the entire journey and at the end held Bucado safe. Trainer II. SIcDaniel again furnished his usual quota of winners for J. K. L. Ross and saddled two, Diadema and Lynmouth. Dia-dema took a well-matched band of sprinters into camp with case, while Lynmouth galloped away from a band of Canadian-breds at one mile. Both winners were ridden by Eddie Ambrose and dominated the running from the start. Diademas victory was at three-quarters and at the end she had a safe margin from Bullion, with Clansman third. liynmouth was a popular choice and was cased up at the finish, while War Tank and Flame battled it out for second place honors, finishing in th-i order named. James Heffering reports that he has two colts and one filly at his farm at Pickering, Ont., near Toronto, by the stallion Rosslyn, which raced with success in Canada. Rosslyn is by Sunstar Desmond. The colts are from Margaret T. and Sloselle, while the fillys dam is Beauty Spot and is a half-sister to the winner, Flying Beauty. The Friar Rock mare Gallant Foe, which is at present at Howard Oots farm, near Lexington, Ky., has been bred to Atwell. Jockey J. Slaiben. for impeding Slinute Slan in the running of the second race while astride Ultimo, was recommended for suspension for five days. The rough riding was reported by the patrol judge. Joseph Murphy departed for Cape Cod for a weeks fishing previous to the opening at Saratoga. Trainer W. Irvine will leave for Saratoga to attend the yearling sales. During his absence the E. F. Whitney horses will be handled by J. W. Murray, an old-time rider who has been in the employ of Mi Whitney for ten years. Murray will apply to the Canadian Racing Associations for a trainers license. Jockey A. Claver, following an X-ray examination thi3 morning at a local hospital, was found to be suffering with three small bones broken in his foot, Claver was kicked while at the post in the sixth race yesterday, but gamely remounted his horse and in a spirited drive landed home his mount, Citation, a winner. The exhibition was as game a one as has been witnessed on the Canadian circuit in years. Following the running of the first race, the stewards recommended that jockey D. Stirling be suspended for five days for crossing in front of the others at the rise of the barrier. Herendcsy, winner of the Kings Plate, which was shipped from the farm at Barrio, Ont., to trainer George Walker of the Brook-dale Stable, is rouning into condition in promising manner and will be seen under colors before long. Kimball Patterson, at the conclusion of the Kenilworth meeting, will leave for Saratoga to attend the yearling sales and contemplates making several purchases for his employers, Slessrs. Harding and Bean. During his absence he has arranged with SI. C. Kelly to look after the horses he has been training on the Canadian circuit. Jockey J. SIcTaggart arrlvea from his home in Baltimore this morning, where he had been visiting during his enforced idleness. Jockey SI. Garner will arrive here Saturday morning to ride Firebrand in the running of the International Handicap at Kenilworth. F. Gerhardy will leave here for Maple Heights to assume an official position, but will be on hand at Hamilton for the opening there. Presiding steward C. F. Price will leavo for Kentucky at the conclusion of this meeting. C. C. Smithson was an arrival from Washington, D. C, this morning and will remain for several days racing. Word was received from Bowie that an addition is under construction to the present clubhouse and other improvements are under way.

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