Fourth Straight Victory: Sure to Win Scores Lucky Success in Kindergarten Stakes, Feature at Blue Bonnets, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-06


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FOURTH STRAIGHT VICTORY Sure to Win Scores Lucky Success in Kindergarten Stakes, Feature at Blue Bonnets. MONTREAL. Que., June 5.— Winning for the fourth time in his last four starts, Sure to Win carried the silks of P. Gorman to a fortunate victory in the sixteenth renewal of the Kintergarten Stakes at Blue Bonnets this afternoon. Although best at the weights and distance, Gymkhana, from the stable of E. F. Whitney, finished second to the English-bred sen of Winstanley — Singing Thrush. While the winner was up to the early pace and able to make the swing around the turn without considerable loss of ground, the Whitney filly was compelled to lose much by a trip along the overland trail. At that she was beaten only half a length and was wearing the winner down at the end of the five-eighths. Traymore, Bernice Harrar, Night Shade, Kirkfield, Moon Magic and Elm completed the procession behind the first two. Pete Walls rode the winner. The Kindergarten today was worth ,850 to the winner. It featured a colorful day of racing, which marked the opening of the spring meeting at Blue Bonnets. A goodly sized crowd turned out in sunshine for the occasion and a fast track was provided for the inaugural of the seven-day meeting. Making all her own pace and fencing cleanly under good riding by W. Keating, A. C. Bostwicks Tassel won the steeplechase. She was extended to the limit in a drive of nearly a quarter of a mile to retain a length advantage over Roi Craig at the end of the two miles. Double Tip finished third. Bulldog Drummond and Pax, the other two starters, lost their riders at the eleventh and second jumps respectively. Wilkes-Barre beat Forest Lore by a nose and the latter was a head in front of New Hampshire at the conclusion of the Jockey Club Handicap, in which .J. B. Campbell did himself proud in the adjustment of the imposts. Tn-e race all the way was just as good as the finish. Forest Lore had a slight advantage at the start and left well in motion. Turnberry rushed up inside of him when straightened into the rear stretch and took the lead under sufferance. New Hampshire, stablemate of the new pacemaker, ranged along outside in third position. This group proceeded around the turn to the homestretch. Meanwhile Wilkes-Barre was five lengths back of the first three and running easily. Straightened out Turn-berry let go completely and Forest Lore and Continued on sixteenth page. FOURTH STRAIGHT VICTORY Continued from first page. Mew Hampshire settled to a drive as wnkes-Barre made his move through the center of the stretch. With EL Howard holding the Triple Springs candidate well together he i advanced on the first pair and then under hard riding caught them in the last stride. The meeting opened with a thrilling race over the five and a half furlong route, in ■which eight sprinters above the average in class participated. Joy Smoke, from the I stable of J. E. Madden, won the race by a . length and a quarter, scoring for the"Second time in three starts as a three-year-old. . Tidings made the pace for the son of Sir ■ Martin and held the others safe by four • lengths. Mercury beat the remainder of the fi.l.L Canadian-breds hold up the start for five ■ minutes in the third, Peggie S. and Lord [ Marcus being the most fractious of a generally ■ unruly band. War Tank took the lead I from Briar Sweet shortly after the latter ■ left in front of nine others from the three-quarters gate. Wallace rode the winner out t to win by two lengths. Briar Sweet held 1 i Honey Dear safe by half a length. ; The racing officials at Blue Bonnets Include • the following : Stewards for meeting, , George Rrown, Jr., Hartland B. MacDougall, , Kenneth T. Davits, D. Raymond and J. B. I . . ■ • ■ [ ■ I ■ t 1 • , , Campbell. Steward representing Canadian l Racing Associations, Francis Nelson. Judge, David S. Gillies. Associate judges, E. C. St. Pere and W. J. Morrison. Starter, H. J. . Morrissey. Clerk of scales, Joseph McLen- nan. Timer, David Boyle. Racing secretary, , J. B. Campbell. Clerk of the course, L. Ange- - vine. Physician. Dr. F. W. Gilday. Veterin-: - arian, Dr. J. W. Symes. Gen. Cadcrna beat an ordinary band of f platers over the mile of the sixth. Avispa] i and Dancer were closest to the winner at the e I I end, half lengths deciding the contest for r first and second money. Ro.ehm rode the winner. | Although allowed to run out around the| e far turn in the seventh race, Ebb Tide came e on again and got up in the closing strides to o win by a neck from Wrackhcrn, which also lost some ground turning into the stretch. i. Links finished third in a field of seven. Ebb b Tide was the second winner of the day rid-. - dea by H. Howard.

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