Exterminator Loses: Finishes Third in Queens Hotel Handicap at Dorval, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-22


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EXTERMINATOR LOSES • Finishes Third in Queens Hotel Handicap at Dorval. » . _ Spot Cash Victor in a Smashing Good Performance, Carrying 128 Pounds Successfully. ♦ MONTREAL. Que., June 21.— Dorvals closing fell below expectations from the standpoint cf attendance because of weather conditions in the morning. It rained before dawn and threats of a repetition of the downpour were .frequent in the hours that otherwise would have been devoted to a decision to attend the races. In the afternoon the sun came out and the track. was good for the Queens Hotel Handicap, but the crowd was far below the turnout that Exterminator would have attracted in . more favorable circumstances. Still the attendance was almost on a par with the 7,000 turnout at the opening a week •-. - ago. With all the best of the weights Exterminator was soundly beaten in the third renewal of the Queens Hotel Handicap feature of the Dorval Park closing this afternoon. Spot Cash won the Cup and the ,380 due the victor. Forest Lore finished second and Exterminator was third. Digit and Op-perman completed the procession past the finish. The winner carried the colors of A. C. Bostwick. F. Stevens rode him. Spot Cash ran a powerful race under 128 pounds. He was last of the five going around the first turn, while Digit was winging in front. Opperman was pressing the leader closest. Exterminator and Forest Lore followed the first two in the order named. Beginning the far turn Exterminator and Spot Cash charged on the outside. Spot Cash being nearer the outside fence than the son of McGee. Digit held on gamely, but Spot Cash whipped him and drew away to win by two and a half lengths at the end of the mile and a sixteenth. Ex- Continued on sixteenth page. — » EXTERMINATOR LOSES Continued from first page. terminator saved ground at the head of the I stretch, but lacked his snap in the drive and was taken in hand when it became apparent to "Wallace that he could not ward off the rush of Forest Lore. The old cup champion ! pulled up decidedly lame. In the Dorval Purse, one of the secondary attractions, Luneta took the lead for the mile and won pulling up by four lengths, with Fxl Pendleton in second place at the , wire. Grass Maid finished third and Fquity fourth. Great Luck was eased up in the j stretch. Hillman was kicked at the post by i ■ Lunetta and refused to start with the others. I Chalmers wore the silks of Mrs. C. C. Smith-son on the winner. J. P. Smiths Gray Gables, one of the ! most consistent horses that has raced over j the circuit in a long time, earned another . set of brackets for the young horseman in I the sixth race today. The Assagai gelding j has won five of his six last starts. He tri-1 umphed today over Odd Seth in a thrilling ! drive. Round Uobin was third. Wallace I rode the winner but became ill -from the effort and was carried to the jockey quarters on a stretcher. Kings Ransom carried the silks of the Victoria Stable to a thrilling victory over Sun Magne in the" Finale Purse, at three-quarters, a dash for three-year-olds. Dated eff the pace by Tete Walls, the gelding raved ground, Straightening olt and won going away under the whip by a length and a half. J. If. Weills Jou .Tou dashed to the front of a largo field of cheap platers in hte first quarter of the second race and won all the way, but had to be ridden out to outlast Louanna by a length and a half. Little Smoke camo from far back for third money. McCoy rode the winner, a member of the! 1 mutuel fi Md. Moon Magic, with Morris in the saddle, j heat a handy band of six two-year-olds in ! the first race, which was at five-er;hths. Traymore and Sun Hope divided the re-1 mainder of the purse. Moon Magic was outrun by Snowdrop, Sun Hope and Traymore, but drew away readily when struck with the whip inside the sixteenth post, coming to! 1 I the outside for the drive. j 1

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