Ideal Racing Conditions: Weather Man Kind to Hamilton Jockey Club on Third Day, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-27


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IDEAL RACING CONDITIONS I .Weather Man Kind to Hamilton jj Jockey Club on;Third Day. r . Attendance Nearly as" Largo as That of Opening Bay Sec , Hall Gee. "Win j Mountain Talley Stakes. HAMILTON, Ont. June 26. Continuation of kindly treatment by the weather man marked the third afternoon or racing under the auspices of the Hamilton Jockey Club. The sun shone brightly upon an attendance nearly as large as that at the opening when 9,000 gathered to watch the program and a merciful breeze tempered the heat to a point where it was not oppressive. After a day of slow footing, caused by the rain of Tuesday night, the track was again fast for the Mountain Valley Stakes and supporting contests. T. E. Crists Ball Gee won the ,000 Mountain Valley Stakes, worth ,780 to the winner. He was beaten yesterday in a maiden race by Uome and Damon Runyan. Barbara Frietchie and Gymkhana, the E. F. Whitney entry, which ran second and first respectively in the Dorval Junior Stakes, finished second and third to the son of Star McGee this afternoon. The race was at five-eighth3 and was run in 1:01. Gymkhana got away from the post first, but Trevan ran around her after an eighth and met repeated challenges. Inside the sixteenth post the Bcstwick colt tired and the others closed in on him. Ball Gee came to the outside of him and Barbara Frietchie, which had started from the outside position, was in the center of the track wearing him down. Gymkhana also finished fast for third money, beating Trevan half a length for the third place. "Wallace rode the winner. Snowden beat an ordinary band over the distance of five and a half furlongs in the opening dash. Close up throughout, L. Lang, the Hamilton boy, came to the outside of Peter Piper in the stretch and drew into a lead of a length. Peter Piper and Star Court, both of which were quitting, gathered second and third money. D. Livingston, a negro, piloted Jacques to ictory in the second. Mounts were restricted to maiden riders. Brass Tacks and Apology finished second and third in a field of five at the end of a mile and seventy yards. Livingston rushed Jacques into a long lead in the first quarter of a mile and then took him in hand, winning by six lengths. "With J. McTague doing the riding, Algonquin came with a rush on the outside of the leaders in the stretch run and got up in the final stride to win by a nose from Rebus, which was on the inside, and a neck in front of Speroyal, between the pair. The winner carried the silks of J. C. Fletcher. All this happened in the third race, a three-quarters contest for Canadian-bred platers. Coming with a rush from a position In the rear of a field of ten, Redstone won the Valcartier Handicap going away. Tterry "Wilson rode the Seagram color bearer. Radiancy was a length behind the son of Decision at the end of the three-quarters. "Wraith finished third. Radiancy had made all the pace, but could not stall off the challenge.

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