Joy Smoke Again Victor: Scores His Fifth Success Out of Seven Starts in Military Plate, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-28


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JOY SMOKE AGAIN VICTOR Scores His Fifth Success Out of Seven Starts in Military Plate. Canadian-Bred Contest to Bean of the West Rain and Sunshine Give Hamilton Variety of Weather. HAMILTON, Ont, June 27. Variety in the weather occurred with the fourth day of the Hamilton Jockey Club meeting. Before the first race the sun was shining brightly, but clouds crept over the coursa before the two-year-olds went to the post After the second race rain fell for a short time without affecting the going. Later in the afternoon the clouds broke away. Through it all the temperature was low and the humidity unpleasant. The best field of the day paraded for the fourth race, the Military Plate in which Joy Smoke was the winner. Sarko finished half a length behind the J. E. Madden color bearer. Cano beat three others. Todays victory is the fifth for the Sir Martin colt in seven starts this year. Once he finished second and another time he was third. Although only half a length in front of Sarko at the end of his racing today, Joy Smoke was well in the hand of jockey Morris, who rated him in front and allowed him to run just enough in the final sixteenth to hold the Kenton Stable colt safe. Heeltaps tried to keep pace with Joy Smoke, but failed and McTaggart brought Sarko inside of her on the turn beginning a challenge which reached its height at the eighth post when Sarko drew into almost even terms with the winner. Heeltaps tired and Cano easily came from the fourth position to take the small portion of the purse from her. A Clausner, who was substituted for T. Wilson, rode Beau of the West to a victory of two and a half lengths In the Canadian-bred race. It came third on the card. Beth Hod-der finished second to the Seagram Stable standard bearer, which overhauled Trail Blazer next to the inside rail and drew away into a safe lead. Greybourne finished fast for third money. The rain, which began falling after the jumping race, stopped before the next contest. Fred Musantes Will Land got off in front of three other high-class platers in the Burlington Purse and led throughout the five and a half furlongs, winning by two lengths with more in reserve than the trio behind Mm,

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