J. K. L. Ross Golden Rule: Triumphs in Essex Handicap, Windsors Closing Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-27


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J. K. L. ROSS GOLDEN RULE i Triumphs in Essex Handicap, Windsors Closing Feature. Second Largest Crowd of Meeting Trescnt Toppanitc Scores By Small Margin. . - WINDSOR, Ont, Aug. 26 Golden Rule won the Essex Handicap, best race on the closing program of the Windsor Jockey Clubs second summer meeting of seven days. The J. K. L. Ross colt made the pace throughout the mile and won by two lengthes. Nancy Langhorne finished second. Roseate II. was third. Just David was the other starter. Todays program brought an end for the year of racing in Windsor under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Racing Associations as Kenilworth Park, which opens tomorrow, recently severed its affiliations with that body. Wednesday will be an off day on the Canadian Racing Association circuit while the scenes are being shifted to Ottawa. A seven-day meeting will open there Thursday at Connaught Park. Golden Rule had little competition in the Essex. Walls got him off in front in a walk-up start He showed the way easily throughout widening the lead with a minimum of effort when Just David made a bid at the half. The mile was run in 1:39. Todays crowd was the second best of the meeting. There were about 6,000 in attendance. The off-day average has been around 4,500. On Saturday there were 7,000 present Throughout the meeting the weather was clear and pleasant although too humid on two afternoons. W. Levys The Fenian followed the leaders closely in the second race under good rating by J. Wallace and came away at the end to win by a length from Polly Leighton. War Mask was third at the end of the mile and seventy yards. Dr. Mayer made the pace but fell before the charge of Polly Leighton in the stretch. She in turn tired when Wallace called on The Fenian for the final challenge. Toppanite nosed out Spanish Name in the third and Thistlewood was beaten a head by the second horse. The race was for good two-year-old platers at five and a half furlongs. O. Clark in the silks of the Joaquin Stable had the winner in front all the way but he just lasted. Spanish Name, Master Blue and Warfare were coming fast at the end. Thomaslne ridden by O. Brown won the claiming handicap that was the fourth race on the program. Poltova was best of the others and finished second. Banner Bearer finished third. The latter set the pace for five-eighths under restraint but the J. H. Shreve mare passed him near the far turn and wore him down in the final drive. Sandy Hatch was in a pocket for the first quarter of a mile in the opening three-quarters but came to the outside to get clear and won by half a length from Mary Rose, which beat Erica by a nose for the second portion of the purse. Mary Rose followed Mercury closely in the early running and passed him in the stretch but tired when the winner came along.

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