Kenilworth Park Today: Final Meeting of Year in Vicinity of Windsor to Begin Under Most Favorable Conditions, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-27


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KENILWORTH PARK TODAY Pinal Meeting of Year in. Vicinity of Windsor to Begin Under Most Favorable Conditions. DETROIT, Mich., Aug. 26. The final meeting of the 1924 racing season at Windsor will start at Kenilworth Park tomorrow, Wednesday, August 27 and continue until September 3. The Kenilworth directors declined to accept the original dates for their second meeting which would have continued their races into October and selected the week immediately following the Windsor Jockey Clubs second meeting. During the week in addition to the customary profitable Saturday, Kenilworth will embrace Labor Day, a date that ought to insure one of the largest crowds that has been gathered at a Windsor track this year. The condition book, of which W. R. Norvell is the author, is an attractive one and shows a distribution to winning owners in added money a sum totaling 9,100. On the opening day the sum of ,500 will be distributed while this amount will be increased by 5700 and on the closing day, September 3, ,900 will be added to the seven races. The Long Branch Handicap, at a mile and a sixteenth will feature the inaugural program. Nine good handicap horses have been named over night to start. Horologe, from the Joaquin Stable, is allotted top weight of 109 pounds. He should encounter stiff opposition from such good ones as Missionary, from the stable of Clarence Buxton, and Fredericktown, which beat a good band of handicap horses at the recent Fort Erie meeting and repeated his brilliant performance at the Windsor Jockey Club track. All the other races have filled well and a good days sport is in prospect for the big crowd expected for the revival of the sport at Kenilworth Park. On the second and third days of the meeting the handicaps will possess a value of ,500 while the Detroit Purse on Saturday at a mile and seventy yards will have ,000 added. The Labor Day Handicap has ,500 added and the closing day handicap, the Oakville, at a mile and seventy yards will be worth ,000 to the winner. There will be plenty of horses with which to stage a successful meeting, the canvas showing that in the neighborhood of 600 head will remain in Windsor to participate in the seven days sport All of the Kentucky thoroughbreds will remain at one or the other of the Windsor ovals, all returning to their native turf soon after the closing day at Kenilworth. The usual train service to the track will obtain during the week as well as the excellent ferry and trolly service. The first race daily will be at 2 :30 p. m. The officials for the meeting are as follows : Stewards, M. N. MacFarlane and W. R. Norvell ; Judges, Edward W. Cole and P. E. Callen ; Clerk of the Scales, B. Jacobs ; Starter, Marshall Cassidy ; Racing Secretary, W. R. Norvell; Timer, C. Irby. Jockey J. Wood is an addition to -the riding colony here.

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