Farewell at Thorncliffe: Leonard G. Star of Final Days Racing at Toronto Track, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-03


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-8 I i ! FAREWELL AT THORNCLIFFE » Leonard G. Star of Final Days Racing at Toronto Track. Prores Easily Best in Main Race of Closing Program — Canadian-Bred Contest to Shoe. TORONTO, Ont., June 2. — The spring meeting at Thorncliffe Park came to a close this afternoon with a fairly large attendance present to view the sport. The track was at its best and the racing was interesting. Leonard G., from the stable of G. Arthur, was the bright and particular star of the closing day, when he proved an easy winner over a speedy band of three-year-olds in the fourth and feature race on the program. He led practically all the way and beat Captain Hanney by two lengths. The latter finished fast next to the inside rail and took second place from Joy Smoke in the last strides. W. Fenwlck furnished the winner of the third race in Marie Maxim, a seven-year-old daughter of Golden Maxim and Mary Rear-don. McTaggart sent her to the front soon after the start and, setting a good pace, she held on well in the stretch and beat the favorite, Carajo, by a length. Okeechobee showed a good effort and outstayed Pandine for third money. The Hamilton Stables Buddie Kean was winner of the fifth race at one mile and seventy yards. Roseate finished second and Links was third. Roseate set a fast early pace and at the head of the stretch Buddie Kean came with a rush on the inside to win going away by a length. Rinks closed a big gap and was going fast at the finish. Spanish Name graduated from the maiden ranks in the opening race, a five-eighths. L. Lang rode the Audley Farm representative. The winner came from behind next to Continued on sixteenth page. FAREWELL AT THORNCLIFFE i ., J i ti Continued from first page. . _ the inner rail in the run home and won by y a a neck going away from the favorite, Effort. t. Battleman finished third. ■ t» to Eleven horses paraded for the Canadian- bred race, second number on the program. • T This proved easy for Shue, bearing F. Hig- j gins colors, and completed a double for r ~ jockey L. Lang. At the end the Plaudmore e j filly won by four lengths from Thorny Way. ,% , Amber Fly finished third. i Four-O-Five proved best of the poor band d of platers that faced the barrier in the sixth, i. t to He scored by half a length in a driving fin- i- a a ish from Black Hackle, while third went to o r Buddugie. 1 Among the horsemen racing here who have e f engaged stalls at Niagara Falls, Ont. : J. i f Arthur, G. W. Foreman, Hamilton Stable, ; l J. Atkins, F. Farrar, V. Haymaker, B. E. £ * Chapman, W. Nirhaus, M. Grant, L. Munson, t_ l J. Dreyer, J. C. Olendenning, J. Dunkin, D. a Barker, C. Irby, C. Knight, O. Pons, F. Gar- -. rett, F. Higgins and W. E Martin. Marshall Cassidy, strater, leaves for New York for a brief visit before returning to Windsor where he has been engaged to the ie starting at Devonshire Park. Mr. Cassidy has LS also been engaged for the meeting at Marlboro, j_ Md. R, H. Ford, acting for W. J. Hayes, today y t purchased from A. E. Alexandra at a private jj . sale the following horses: Belle Isle and ; Bethlehem Steel. Mr. Hayes is a new entry J Into the racing field, being a resident of 51 i Buffalo, N. Y. George Palmer departs for Havre de Grace :e r before going to Stamford Park. Niagara a T"a!ls, where he shall officiate at the barrier ;r i at that point. I The following owners shipped from Thorn- cliffe Park to Blue Bonnets last night : Mil- . ler Henderson, C. C. Smithson and T. J. j j Healey. H. G. Bedwell, T. E. Crist, L. Campbell and G. R. Wilson shipped to Hamilton to rest up for the opening of the meeting at t . tft.it point. I W. Walker. G. Foley, W. G. Campbell. C. 9- , Irby and W. F. Knifong will races their ™ , horses at Dufferin Fark. W. E Burke left last night for Montreal al : to distribute the books for the Devonshire re i meeting among the horsemen at that point. it. ; Wash Norvell was an arrival from Maple ]e : Heights, Cleveland, to begin his duties as ls : racing secretary at Dufferin Parle Freezy Sneezy broke down behind during the running of the sixth race on Saturday ty and was excused from starting in the sev- j enth race Monday. : W. G. Campbell claimed Arendal from G. W. Campbell out of the first race Saturday. y. Dick Pending left for Ottawa to look over er bis string of jumpers stabled at that point. it. "R. F. Leighton, sacretary at Vancouver er and other western tracks, wired starter er Marshall Cassidy that there was a real aj shortage of hcrses at his tracks which open " ;n on June 18 and run over a period covering seventy days.

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