Entries for Kings Plate: And Other Valuable Woodbine Stakes Close Friday, March 14, Daily Racing Form, 1924-03-12


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1 i 1 i , , i 1 ! , ; ! i : . . . . . . , J I ENTRIES FOR KINGS PLATE And Other Valuable Woodbine Stakes Close Friday, March 14. Sixteen Seagram Horses Shipped to Pimlico Trainer Making Preliminary Training Preparations. TORONTO, Ont., March 11. Only a few more days remain before the closing of entries for the valuable stakes offered by the Ontario Jockey Club to be run at the spring meeting at "Woodbine Park. These stakes are to close Friday, March 14, and they include, among others, the most noted of all Canadian races, the Kings Plate, which has the distinction of being the oldest fixture run continuously on the North American continent. This year there has been an important change in the Plate, with the reduction of the distance from a mile and a quarter to a mile and an eighth. The race is scheduled for May 17, the opening day of the spring meeting, and is for three-year-olds and over, foaled, raised and trained in the province of Ontario. Fifty guineas is donated by His Majesty the King, with 0,000 added by the Ontario Jockey Club. Other stakes closing on March 14 are the Breeders Stakes, ,000 added; Maple Leaf Stakes, ,000 added; Stanley Produce Stake?, 0,000 added; Woodbine Steeplechase, 0,-000 added, and the Aintree Steeplechase, ,000 added. Entries to the Toronto Cup, Connaught Cup, King Edward Gold Cup. William Ilen-drie Memorial Handicap, Woodstock Plate. Victoria Stakes and Coronation Stakes will close Thursday, May 1. There will be a steeplechase each day of the Wroodbine spring meeting with a value of not less than ,000. During the meeting the club will offer the sum of 6,500 for cross-country racing. Sixteen horses, the property of Edward Seagram, have been shipped from the Waterloo farm of their owner to the Pimlico track in Baltimore for a spring campaign in Maryland. Among the horses that will carry the Seagram colors in Maryland are Brilliant Jester, Golden Sphere, Cragsman and Flowerful. ACTIVITY AT WOODBINE. Woodbine Park is already showing signs of activity and trainers are taking advantage of every opportunity to have their horses ready for the strenuous spring training soon to begin. Bud Graver will train the Sunnyside Stables Uncle John and Loganberry. "Budsy" Weber has taken over the Don Valley Stable to train, including Ombrage and Pali. Sherve and Tribune are under the care of trainer W. McNaught and both are ready to start hard training, Puff Ball, Highbrow and Lord Renfrew, the trio that trainer Tom Frost has in charge, all look in the best of condition. Trainer Harvey Boyle will soon start working Alien, Summer Mary, Gene Crest and Caledon. The plater Caledon lias de-, veloped into a fine three-year-old. Wes Sharrard will again try to earn brackets for owner Bob Newell with Grey-bourne. Trixy Cal and the two-year-old St. Heart will also be handled by Sharrard. Trainer George Finch has the Paul Ciceri pair, Joaquina and Tiger Tim, out every morning. The mare never looked better, but the black colt is bothered with a slight attack of skin trouble. The evergreen Jim Clay has charge of several good-looking thoroughbreds and in Valley of Dreams has a smart-looking filly. The old warrior Pete Moody, with Kate Peters and a couple of two-year-olds are also in his stable.

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