Racing at Long Distances: Features Program at Connaught Park and Furnishes Interesting and Spirited Sport, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-31


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RACING AT LONG DISTANCES Features Program at Cpnnaught Park and Furnishes. Interest-, ing and. Spirited Sport. OTTAWA, Ont., August :3j IJofses. that fancied going a long distance were "catered to at Cpnnaught Park this afternoon.. The distance in four of the races was farther than one mile, one of them being at a mile and a half. All four of .these, rates brought out .well-balanced fields and furnished good contests. The mjle and a half race-fell to North, "Wales, which came. .from behind after following, the pacemakers to the stretch turn ,and, drawing away in the last quarter, beat BooneviJIeby four lengths. -Sailor, the, favorite in thFs dash, was third. The winner hung up a new track, record of 2:37. He beat the previous mark of 2:39Vi, which had stood for nine years. - " The following owners who are racing, at Connaught Park will ship to Blue. Bonnets at the, conclusion pf tlie present; meeting : J. G. Gorman, E. Glassco, A. Brent, W-. A. McKinney, J. White, G. W. HalU N. Tullett, W. Maltby, C. Buxton, R. V. Haymaker, A. Swinke, E. Gleason, E. J. Salt, T. Doyle, B. L. Cole, J. jf. Cooper, Brookdale Stable, J. K. Fraylirig, E. W. Atkinson, J. Hynes, A. V. Thomas, J. K. L. Ross, W. J. Kramer, J. C. Fletcher, G. K. Allen, G. W. Glick, S. Mio-dow, W. A. Burttscliell and J. Mclntyre. The fourth race brought out the best field of the afternbon. It was a dash of five and a half furlongs and some of the fastest sprinters on the grounds went to the post. The race proved rather an easy thing for Sun Brae, which made all of the pace, and beat Feylance by a length and a half. The latter was favorite. He had a bit of bad luck ,in the race and at the finish closed with a great burst of speed. Among todays visitors were Frank and Harry Riggs of Baltimore. They motored up from the. Adirondacks and will remain for a few days, after which they will return to Montreal and from there to Toronto to take in the exhibition. The Riggs boys are great chicken fanciers and exhibit their stock at all of the principal fairs in the Unjted States. Two horses changed hands via the ;cJaim-ing route this afternoon. J.. H. .McFadden,-Whose Toy Mis3 finished second to. Betsinda in the opener, claimed the latter for ,400, and E. E. Major, who lost Seths Lemon yesterday, claimed the speedy Redmori from E. J. Saltifor ,205. JUMPERS AT BLUE BOWNETS. There are several stables already at Blue Bonnets, a majority of which are made up of cross-country horses. Among" them are the horses owned by F. Ambrose Clark, Canterbury Farm, J. Kermath with R. V. Strass-burgers string, and Silas Veitch with C. K. Harrisons jumpers. The Seagram Stable, which includes among others tlie gpod handicap horses Golden Sphere and Brilliant Jester and the promising three-year-old Bulldog Drummond, will be sent from Toronto to Louisville. Joekey Eddie Ambrose will accompany the stable South. A. Swinke will ship his stable from Blue Bonnets to Havre de Grace, and the following will ship from Toronto to Laurel: C. J. Brockmiller, J. H. Deavenport, E. W. Moore, Commander J. K. L. Ross and C. Irby. Mallowmot won the first of the mile and seventy yards dashes when he beat Sweet Bouquet by three parts of a length. Paula V. won the sixth after saving ground at the stretch turn. The seventh went to Hello Pardner. Jockey Erickson rode two winners Purl and Sunbrae. Among the distinguished visitors this afternoon was Ai B. Copp, dominion secretary 1 of state. " Hidden Jewel came out of his last race in rather bad condition. He was kicked while at the post and will be on the shelf for a few days. J.ockey D. Armstrong, who has been with the EI Glassco stable, left for Kentucky this morning. Jack Atkin wrote starter Harry Morrissey that he would be here next week. Atkin is one of the principal stockholders in the Tijuana course and is. coming in the interests of that meeting. W. Moore is one of the horsemen who have already engaged stalls at Tijuana. J. B. Campbell will leave for Montreal Thursday night. He will accept entries here on Thursday for the opening days racing at Blue Bonnets. Frank Beers, who is associated with F. Fonner in the catering privileges here, has been laid up at his home in Toronto for the last four weeks, suffering with inflammatory rheumatism. Additional claims were Gray Gables by J. H. Shea for 2,900 and Harmonious by A. J. Wells for ,000.

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