Windsor Favorites Beaten: Grace Mayers a Driving Victress in the Days Big Race, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-18


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WINDSOR FAVORITES BEATEN 9 Srace Mayers a Driving Victress in the Days Big Race. 9 Long Priced Horses Prevail Throughout the Racing Before a Fine Attendance. A WINDSOR. Ont., August 17 E. W. Moores Malamont Bracktown Belle filly Grace Mayers, ridden by R. Flynn, was returned the winner of the Windsor Jockey Club Handicap, which featured this afternoons card, in a spirited and thrilling drive from Firebrand, with Radio third. The trio swept across the winning line but noses apart and the result of the finish was undecided until the official placing was displayed. The race, which was at a mile and an eighth, brought out a field of six, with but one scratch posted Finery, which was coupled with Boniface. The race had ?3,500 added. The start was a good one and Bunga Buck and Firebrand were best away from the post, while Grace Mayers was last off. Firebrand immediately took the lead and Guy raced in closest uprsuit, while Bunga Buck was third. On the far turn there was a general closing up and Guy and Bunga Buck began to shorten their strides. Boniface was racing on the inside, while Flynn, on Grace Mayers, elected to come to the outside of the leaders. Firebrand was still showing the way. Gracs Mayers swerved over through the final eighth, but, favored by her light weight, ncsed the tiring Firebrand out. The latter had but a slight advantage over the fast coming Radio, which came with a belated rush that was taking him fastest of all through the final sixteenth. Grace Mayers ran the distance in 1 :51. but two-fifths of a second slower than the track record. The winner was accorded but little support in the mutuel speculation, because of previous bad racing. GOOD CART FIIESEXTET. Racing came back to Windsor this afternoon under auspicious conditions and the crowd, although below the .iverage of the previous meeting, was large. The card, which was built about the stellar attraction was a good one and as a secondary feature the Belle Isle Purse was offered. This was a sprint of three-quarters. The winner came from an unexpected quarter when Translate got up in the final stride to win a nose victory over Dr. Hickman, with Photoplay third. The distance was covered in 1:11 flat, which equaled the track record. J. K. L. Ross supplied two winners during the afternoon, accounting with Affectation for the opening dash for Canadian-breds, while Feylance completed the double in a three-quarters dash. Affectation was ridden by P. Walls and won by the widest margin of the afternoon. Feylance had a two-length advantage of Citation. The latter supplied a few thrills while en route to the post when she rolled over and unseated jockey Small-wood. The latter gamely remounted, but the second portion of the purse was the best that the Madden starter could account for. The uninterrupted procession of long-priced winners continued during the afternoon and favorites were altogether eclipsed. Inquiry is being made of the whereabouts of the filly Actress, which left Fort Erie after the first meeting there and is thought to be the filly which was represented as War Relief. Actress was sold by B. C. Million to a man giving his name as Jones, who said he intended her for bush racing. Incog, although scratched in the secretarys office at the appointed hour, was not struck out in the mutuel pavilion and as a result tickets were on the horse. The money, however, was refunded. ELABORATE PLATES OFFEUED. Two of the most elaborate and expensive plates winning owners will race for, in addition to the added money, are those offered by the United Hotel Companies of Canada and by the Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company. The United Hotel Plate, given by the Prince Edward Hotel of Windsor, will be the chief race on the Windsor Jockey Club card next Saturday. The race is for Canadian foaled thoroughbreds and the distance is one mile. Manager Mowett of the Prince Edward Hotel Is an ardent turf devotee and has always been particularly interested in the breeding industry in the Dominion. The solid silver plate offered by the Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company is the most costly and handsome ever given for the D. and C Stakes, the tenth annual ; renewal of which will be run next Tuesday. The D. and C. is for sprinters at tnrec-quarters of a mile and is a raca that prompts an outpouring of Detroit and Windsors social elects on the day of its renewal. President A. A. Schantz and vice-president Continued on twelfth page. WINDSOR FAVORITES BEATEN Continued from first page. James T. McMillan will both be hosts to clubhouse parties next Tuesday. R. E. Watkins announced this morning that he would purchase several yearlings in the near future, as well as several older horses, to campaign at New Orleans next winter. Stable application blanks were received by J. B. Campbell this morning from Laurel, Md., for the coming fall meeting. Julius Reeder departs tonight for Lexington, Ky., where he will serve in an official capacity at the Blue Grass Fair. Jockey Earl Pool returned from Saratoga and will resume riding for Baker and Perkins at this meeting. A feature that has been placed in operation at this meeting is that all winning tickets will be paid off in American money, despite the kind originally wagered. Trainer Henry McDaniel, acting for J. K. L. Ross, purchased from S. M. Henderson, acting for J. E. Madden, the two-year-old Curland on private terms. W. Martin arrived from Fort Erie and will ride here as a free lance. Martin is an apprentice and can do about ninety pounds. The J. K. L. Ross Canadian-bred yearlings at Vercheres, Que., will be shipped to Laurel next month and be broken. The entire crop of yearlings will be assembled at Laurel, where the entire stable will be wintered. The stable now here will be divided and a division sent to Ottawa, while Walter Scofield will take the others to Montreal,

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