Windsors Second Meeting: Every Prospect Pointing to High Class Racing, with Fast Horses Plentiful, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-17


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1 WINDSORS SECOND MEETING Every Prospect Pointing to High Class Racing, with Fast Horses Plentiful. WINDSOR, Out., August 16. The Windsor Jockey Club Handicap is the chief attraction of the first day of the second and final 1922 meeting of the Windsor Jockey Club, which opens tomorrow afternoon. This feature is at a mile and an eighth and has a capital entry list, with J. K. L. Ross Boniface asked to shoulder top weight and give away chunks of weight to every other probable contestant named for the dash. Boniface is coupled with the light weight of the field. Finery. Firebrand, with 115 pounds, and Guy, with 112, are the ones deemed best able to contest the honors of the race with the Ross champion. The race has ,500 added and similar handicaps daily will take the place of closed stake races. The card which has been built around the star attraction serves to bring out well-matched fields of useful horses, arid should furnish pleasing racing during the afternoon. The Belle Isle Purse, which has been named as the secondary feature, is at three-quarters, and, although there are several of the best of the sprinters now on the grounds missing from this race, a field of speedy ones has been named overnight. The two-year-old dasli having failed to fill, a race over a considerable distance of ground was substituted. Present weather indications point to an uninterrupted spell of the warm weather which has prevailed in these parts for some time and, judging from the number of horses stabled in the locality, there will be an abundance of material to fill the daily program. The special train bound from Fort Erie to this point was delayed and several of the entries were received by wire. The track proper is in splendid condition and has been worked in a diligent manner by an efficient corps of men. Present indications point to the possible shattering of several of the track records which have stood for some time. The enthusiasm displayed over the return of the thoroughbred can be best judged by the number of applications for boxes for the meeting that have fllooded the secretarys office. Presiding steward Charles E. Price was an arrival this morning and issued a warning to the riders, in which he stressed the punishment that would be inllicted for rough riding. A notice was posted that starters in handicaps must be declared out instead of accepting or they would be declared starters. Tom Monroe came on from Lexington and reported that the recent colored fair held at that point was tne most successful ever undertaken.. W. A. Burttschell arrived from Hamilton, where he has been confined during the Fort ! Erie meeting with an attack of bronchitis. I Several of the prominent stables on the Canadian circuit have, through Joe McClen-nan, made offers for the contract on the diminutive apprentice rider Pete Walls, but so far no action has been taken.

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