Second Day at Hamilton: Kings Court Wins Oakville Handicap, the Outstanding Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-26


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SECOND DAY AT HAMILTON Kings Court Wins Oakville Handicap, the Outstanding Feature. Calcutta First in Grimsby Handicap, Meeting and Defeating Best Horses Contesting During the Afternoon. HAMILTON, Ont, June 25. Canadian-breds held the center of the stage on the second day of the Hamilton Jockey Club meeting. Four of them contested in the Oakville Handicap, a race at a mile and seventy yards. Pleasant weather, like that of the opening day, prevailed this afternooa and the crowd was nearly as large as the inaugural one. Observance of the regular "Wednesday half holiday helped swell the attendance. The. track was slow as a result of-rain which fell on it through the night, but it was drying rapidly and ought to be fast for Thursday if there is no more precipitation. Kings Court won the Oakville Handicap, beating Catamaran a length. Catamaran was two lengths in front of Fast Mack. Persistence, the other starter, brown down at the eighth post when he apparently had the race sewed up. Terry "Wilson donned the silks of the Seagram Stable to ride the winner. Kings Court made the pace nearly to the half, where Catamaran and Persistence charged on him, the latter being on the outside. "Wilson allowed them to go on to the front without calling on his mount, but saved ground all the way and was running well behind Persistence when one of the lat-ters front legs let go. "Wilson took the lead and his mount outlasted Catamaran in a hard drive. Calcutta took the lead from the best field assembled in the course of the afternoon and kept it for a mile and an eighth to win by two lengths and had plenty left at the end. Sccbie had the mount and rated the G. R. Allen colorbearer well. Delusive finished second to the son of Colin. Llewellyn was third. This all came about in the Grimsby Handicap. Turnberry, the only one to threaten the winner with the exception of Delusive, followed the pace closest to the far turn and then began to tire, eventually falling out of it altogether. El Canoe from the Kenton Stable beat seven two-year-olds in the Canadian-bred race. It came first on the program. "What Is It, a first time starter, finished two lengths behind the gelded son of Tippecanoe Continued on twelfth page. SECOND DAY AT HAMILTON Continued from first page. Elfain. Panketa beat the others. J. Mc-Taggart rode the winner. Chuckle, from the stable of A. C. Bost-wick, which won two of the races at yesterdays opening, finished first in the steeplechase today. A. Simms rode the Golden Maxim gelding. He took him to the front after three-quarters had been run and rated him there saving enough to shake off a challenge from Lollipop, which pulled up lame. Huonora beat the others. The A. C. Bostwick stable won its second race of .the .day and its fourth of the meeting when Uome got home a length and a half in front of Damon Runyon in the third contest on the card. TJome never had started before, but Kummer, who rode two of the victories of the stable, rated her close to the leader from the start and came around Damon Runyon to win easily. Elemental won driving by a length from Amber Fly in the fifth race, a three-quarters sprint for platers. Honor Man beat the others in a field of five. Elemental followed Hillman closely until the latter tired and then held Amber Fly safe, with Chalmers doing the riding. r

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