Windsors Liberal Purses: Total of 2,500 Will be Distributed Among Horsemen during Coming Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-14


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WINDSORS LIBERAL PURSES Total of. 2,500 Will Be Distributed Among Horsemen During Coming Meeting. WINDSOR, OnL, Aug. 13. The program book for the second summer meeting at the Windsor Jockey Club, August 19 to August 2G, shows its customary liberality in the purse distribution. During the seven-day meeting ,500 will be given the victorious horsemen in added money, no purse being of less value than ,100. The feature events framed as special condition affairs or overnight handicaps will range In -value from ,800 to ,50. On the opening day, Tuesday, August 10, the purse distribution will ba ,500 in added money, with the Windsor Jockey Club Handicap, the Belle Isle and Kindergarten Purjos in the cluster at the middle of the attractive program. The Jockey Club Handicap this month will have its eleventh running, it is at a mile and a sixteenth, and carries an added value of ,500. The history of the event shows its winners to have been All Red, Fort Johnson, Plate Glass, Buckhorn, Lochiel, Nightstick, Borrow, All Smiles, Exterminator and Grace Mayers. In Exterminators year, the Kilmer iron horse finished in front of Harry Payne Whitneys Wildair, and Commander Ross Boniface, and others, in a race that was full of thrills from start to iinish. All three of the placed horses were fiye-y ear-olds, August being the month when the mature thoroughbred is supposed to be at his or her besL There arc many excellent handicap races on the Canadian circuit this season to provide a race equal to the best ever contesting for the Windsor Jockey Club Handicap. AVith Shuffle Along, Spot Cash, Hallucination, General Thatcher, Senator Norris, Sarko, Digit, New Hampshire and others on the scene, there is sure to be a real contest.. . . . . . The condition book for the approaching meetings shows vision and study of the many horses that wiii be at the track across the river next week. The forty-nine races have been framed with the view of assembling tho horses from the cast, Kentucky and the Dominion, in affairs that will afford the maximum amount of keen contention. The number of high-class horses on the Canadian circuit at the present time is surpassingly large, and a strong appeal will be made, financial and otherwise, to the owners of these horses to start their chagres in thi-course of the meeting. . As at the July meeting, the two-year-olA contingent will be numerously represented at the Jockey Club track next week, and fhe conditions of the various events for these juveniles have been made with the attempt to determine those of championship caliber, and likely to figure in thfe Derby contention uexl year. Among the outstand:ng handicaps and special events to be decided during the week will be the Kindergarten Purse, the Bois Blanc, the Sandwich, the Ford City, the AValkerville, the Glencoe, Prince Edward and D. and C. Handicaps.

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