Getaway Day at Dorval: Exterminator Big Attraction of Final Afternoon of Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-21


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GETAWAY DAY AT DORVAL * Exterminator Big Attraction of Final Afternoon of Meeting. $ Jockey Wallace Riding Outstanding Feature of Fridays Program — He Pilots «* Three "Winners. ♦ MONTREAL, Que., June 20.— Racing at 1 Dorval Park comes to a close tomorrow with 1 the running of the Queens Hotel Handicap as the feature of a well-filled card. It is a I race at a mile and a sixteenth for a stake ; of ,000, the largest offered in the course of the seven days cf the meeting. In its third renewal the race prospectively r is notable for bringing out the best field that t has assembled at the meeting. Exterminator r . is among the overnight entries. The old McGee gelding is in well under 115 pounds. • Digit and Spot Cash, from the stables of l Edward Seagram and A. C. Bostwick respectively, • are his most formidable rivals. . Forest Lore and Opperman, both winners 5 recently, complete the field. The program for the semi-final day of the Dorval Jockey Club meeting was not much in the way of quality. It was featured by the - St. James Purse, a mile race for Canadian-breds. Persistence, flying the colors of M. Leroy, won by a neck from Charles Robsons j . Seven Oaks. War Tank finished third, six lengths behind the first two and three in front of Rebus, which beat Redtip. Wallace rode the winner, his second of the I afternoon. WALLACE FINISH WINS. War Tank made the pace under pressure, , while Mclver had Seven Oaks under a choking pull just off him. When War Tank • quit on the far turn Seven Oaks went into , an open lead, but Wallace brought Persistence to the outside of him in the stretch and outrcde his younger competitor, who is-too r light for a horse like Seven Oaks, one : cf the largest in training. Wallace rode his third winner of the afternoon in the fifth race, drawing a close finish , on J. McMillens Fannie Bean. The mare , won by a head in a contest at a mile and a half, but could have won much farther, being ; under restraint through the last sixteenth. Good Night came from the inside rail to the outside in the last sixteenth and just missed. Rechbite finished- third. Subtle won her second race in succession when she beat eight two-year-olds in the second contest of the day. Battleman and Trigger finished second and third. From a walkup start Sharpe went to the front with Stuble and won all the way, having her under restraint at the finish, although her margin of victory was only half a length. C. B. Shafer owns the winner. ANOTHER FOR J. P. SMITH. J. P. Smith, whose success in Canada this ?year with a small stable has been sensational, saddled another winner in the third race WThen he sent B. Hardings Leatherwood out to beat a fair band of platers in a race at three-quarters. Leatherwood ran three-quarters this afternoon in 1 :12%. and his victory was the third he scored at the Montreal tracks. Gray Gables, another horse in this stable, won five straight races. The Harding-Bean string leaves for Empire on Monday. During their stay in Canada these horses have won thirteen races. Wallace followed New Beauty to the turn, rushed the Light Brigade gelding around her in a few strides and took him under light restraint, winning with much in reserve. Lady Choco and New Beauty split up the remainder of the purse. When the horses were on the track for the sixth race a dispute arose over the weight on Ashland. The horses were paraded back to the paddock, where it developed that the 105 pounds carded for the Mc.Millen horse was in accordance with the conditions of the race. Polly Leighton took the lead and won for the mile and a sixteenth, with Chalmers knocking hard on her at the end. Ashland beat the others and Captain Clover was third. Polly Leighton ran in the silks of S. Xuckols. It was her third straight victory. Whereas other riders have been dashing off in front with Heavy Artillery and killing his speed in a mad dash of pacemaking, Roman-elli sat against him in the fi:st half mile of a five and a half furlongs race that opened the program, cracked him once with the whip and won by a length and a half going away from Star Court. Black Baby finished third. The winner carried the silks of C. R. Richards. •

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