Ladies Day at Devonshire: Subtle Outstays Madame Beach in a Drive for Feature Race, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-16


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LADIES DAY AT DEVONSHIRE t Subtle Outstays Madame Beach in a Drive for Feature Eace. Claiming Races Make Up Program TTcm-stetcr Colors In Front In Third Race. "WINDSOR, Ont, Aug. 15. Friday was again ladies day at Devonshire and the fair sex turned out in large numbers, acknowledging the managements courtesy of putting on three ladies days in one week. A hot sun, cooled by a slight breeze, made the weather conditions ideal for the sixth day of the meeting. A crowd numbering close to 9,000 was on hand to witness the racing. A series of claiming races made up the program and the majority of the finishes were close and the winners all driving at the end. The feature was a five-eighths dash for two-year-olds and resulted in a stirring finish between C. B. Shafers Subtle and Madame Beach. Subtle left the barrier quickly from an inside position, while Madame Beach was on the extreme outside. Subtle saved ground, while Madame Beach had to come to the outside. The latter to tire after getting close to the winner in the stretch. Bruneth, racing for J. C. "Waters, was going fastest of all at the end and would have been second in another stride. Sentiment showed early speed, but the effort told on her and she soon dropped back. The first race, a dash of five and one-half furlongs brought out a poor band with "W. M. Cains Golden Floss the public choice over Banker Brown. Golden Floss gave her backers an anxious period when outrun by Kinsman in the early stages but responding to a hard ride by Lang won going away by three-quarters of a length. Kinsman hung on long enough to take second place from Banker Brown. The latter was outrun but ran a good race. Ogarite was well up part of the way but quit St. Michael ran a good race from a slow beginning. First Call, racing in the colors of G. "W. Atkinson, won the second race, a claiming affair at three-quarters, from T. Nicholsons Lady Marian, the favorite. First Call took a good lead after the start and was never threatened. Little Claire stumbled shortly after the start and lost all chance. Carnarvon tried to race with the winner, but ran as if short. Times Up showed brief speed part of the way. The third race, a claiming affair at five-eighths, for two-year-olds, resulted in an easy victory for the second-time starter Robert Maxwell, racing for H. Neustetter, which came from behind Bezzem in the stretch and won going away. E. C. "Walkers Mary Dear, a slow beginner, made up much ground and "In the final strides outstayed Bezzam. The latter set the pace to the seven-eighths post and the early effort told on him. Fairfax went wide on the stretch turn and lost all chance. A field of seven paraded to the post in the fourth race, a three-quarters dash, with Oakwood turning up the winner in a nose finish over Telescope, with Deadlock half a length back of the first two. Clark, on Oakwood, saved ground all the way, but was driving hard to outstay Telescope, which In turn was driving hard to stall off the rush of Deadlock. Caldwell kept Deadlock far back in the early running and when called on he closed with a great burst of speed. Phoebe Snow quit badly at the end.

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