Plan for Saturdays Card: Exterminator Big Attraction in Queens Hotel Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-20


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I i i 1 ! j , , , ] , . J j I | ! : 1 PLAN FOR SATURDAYS CARD Exterminator Big Attraction in Queens Hotel Handicap. Turnberry "Wins St. Lawrence Purse, Feature of Thursdays Racing at at Dorval Park. MONTREAL, Que., June 19.— Half a dozen thoroughbreds below the handicap class made the contest this afternoon in the St. Lawrence J Purse, feature of an off-day program at Dorval Park, on the fifth afternoon of the seven-day meeting. The attendance this aft- ernoon was small, as was to be expected, in view of the nature of the program offered, but the weather remained ideally warm and the track never was better. Preparation are under way for clinching the success of the meeting at its close on Saturday, when Exterminator goes to the post in the Queens Hotel Handicap, a ,000 added feature. The appearance of the old McGee gelding at the recent Blue Bonnets meeting, added approximately 3,000 to the crowd on that afternoon. He is just as much an idol with the Dorval patrons, and the little plant should be packed the day after tomorrow. Turnberry, flying the silks of Commander J. K. L. Ross, won the St. Lawrence Purse, the mile feature. Strut Miss Lizzie finished second to the son of Cudgel. Kings Ransom beat Craigthorne for the small portion of the purse. Runningwild and Runchief were the other starters. Turnberry, outrun early, worked his way up gradually, came around Strut Miss Lizzie straightening out and won by a length and a half, with Pete Walls shoving by hand. Strut Miss Lizzie was only a neckyin front of Kings Ransom, which closed wtih a rush. The filly suffered considerable interference around the first turn and finally was shut off and forced to take up just before turning into the back- stretch. Wilson got her in motion again quickly and she sprinted into the lead on the outside in the last eighth. The mishap and the quick recovery likely cost her the race. The silks of Commander . K. L. Ross were carried to a double victory when ii cutio, in the last race, got Home in front of six other platers in a race at a mile and a sixteenth. Turnberry was the other Ross Continued on sixteenth page. PLAN FOR SATURDAYS CARD Continued from first pnge. winner. Pete Walls rode them both. Mer-cutio followed Don Juan closely, saved ground at the head of the stretch when the leader went wide and won with considerable in reserve. Don Juan lost second place to Stonewall. Although kicked full in the ribs at the post when Lucky Antoine let both feet fly, Wrackhorn won the sixth race by four lengths, pulled up. Lucky Antoine beat the others. Rebuke, the pacemaker, was hustled to outlast Altissimo. Lee donned the silks of J. O. Burttschell to ride the winner. Following the overland with Ashland, E. Scobie brought the J. McMillen representative to the front in the final sixteenth of the fourth race and won going away by a length and a half from Cordelier, which triumphed by a neck from Drummond, the leader, when the real racing began. The race was at a mile dnd a sixteenth. Romanelli rated Carry On close to Wedding Prince under stout restraint, sent him after the leader nearing the lane and won by half a length on the Riverdale Stable mare without raising his whip, although shuffling along by hand throughout the stretch. Wedding Prince finished second and Rex Gaiety third. Arragosa began better than ordinarily in the second and won by a neck from Flint, at three-quarters of a mile. Gen. Cadorna beat the others in a field of ten ordinary platers. took the winner around Flint and into the lead at the half, saved ground thereafter and whipped him out to win.

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