Devonshire Opens Today: Plenty of Horses Available for Filling Daily Programs-Many Improvements at the Plant, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-28


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DEVONSHIRE OPENS TODAY Plenty of Horses Available for Filling Daily Programs Many Improvements at the Plant. WINDSOR, Ont, Juno 27. Thoroughbred racing will bo ushered in here tomorrow when. Devonshire Park throws open its gate for the usual seven-day meeting. Tho plant of the Devonshire Park never looked better than it does in its present condition. General manager W. W. Woollatt has had a staff at work for the past month making many new changes, the chief being the terracing of the lawn in front of the grandstand. There arc at present close to six hundred horses quartered at the tracks in this vicinity, which itself alone speaks for the size of the fields which will contest the different races. In the five and a half furlong race for tomorrow secretary Macfarlan was called upon to exclude seventy-six from the entries after the usual number were carded. Tho Detroit-Windsor Handicap, feature event of tho opening day, will bring together a field of eight of tho best horses "In training here. Messrs. J. Brown and Andy Burgess were arrivals from Omaha, Neb. . Bridgie Bennett, in charge of the jockeys room", has thirty riders now "on tho list who will accept mounts during the week. Lv G. Bedwell has secured first call on the services of jockey Johnny Williams for the Kenton Stable at this meeting.

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