Toledos Meeting Finished: Has Been a Success and All Concerned Are Highly Pleased with the Results, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-20


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TOLEDOS MEEIING FINISHED Has Been a Success and All Concerned Are Highly Pleased with the Results. TOLEDO. Ohio, August 19. With the running of todays card at Fort Miami Park the six days inaugural meeting of the Toledo Jockey Club was concluded this afternoon. The outlook for the sport here is highly promising. The attendance daily has been most gratifying to the promoters and a crowd of about 5,000 turned out to witness the racing this afternoon, which was carried on under most favorable conditions. Close and exciting finishes were plentiful, probably the best of which came with the running of the second race. The three placed horses in this race were under liar1, drives j at the end, with Bennington getting up in the closing strides to earn the verdict over Plato and Hunter Piatt. After a game rush through the final eighth Advance scored in a, whipping finish from San Diego. Goldie S. came from far back in the stretch to capture the fifth race. Another rousing finish marked the concluding race, in which Buckboard barely lasted to outfinish Red. The latter made a slow beginning and closed a big gap as if best. Tom Roach, Mab and It all came from behind in the stretch to win their respective races. Jockeys C. Ralls and T. Wayt divided the riding honors, with two winners each. Jockey J. Majestic was suspended for six days by the stewards for rough riding in the fifth race while astride Zainer. Sarafax raced in the colors of her new owner and trainer, J. OSullivan, in the first race. Philanderer made his initial appearance for O. Blank in the second. Tilloloy is now in the stable of J. Curl, but B. F. McClain is training the mare. Chisca has been purchased at private sale by Davis and Fraley, and N. B. Davis is training her. Master Karma made his debut in the colors of his new owner, R. Farey, in the fourth race today. Starter George Miller, whose work was excellent at this meeting, will officiate as starter at the Timonium, Md., meeting September 4, and H. P. Conkling will be one of the judges. Three carloads of horses will be shipped to Owosso, Mich., to race at the fair meetings at Bay City, Detroit. Jackson, Grand Rapids and Adrian. John Carey has charge of this circuit. Included in the shipment will-be the stables of B. F. McClain, 7; E. E. Sterrett, 4; E. F. Howell, 4; I. S. Shaffer, 4; G. Robinson, 3; S. Judkins, A. Davis and others. The string of North and Rowe will be shipped to Omaha, but the majority of the remaining stables that raced here will be shipped tonight to Erie, Pa., where the meeting opens Monday. Official word reached here today that a meeting of ten days will be given at Akron, Ohio, under the auspices of tne Akron Recreation Committee, commencing September 27. The purses will be from 00 to .

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