Kenilworth Park Opens: Best Pal Easy Winner of the Long Branch Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-28


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KENILWORTH PARK OPENS Best Pal Easy Winner of the Long Branch Handicap. Completes Double for S. U". Holman and His Rider Crowd of 5,000 .in Attendance. . WINDSOR, Ont., Aug. 27. Kenilworths second summer meeting was ushered in with ideal racing weather, with a crowd of five thousand racegoers. The two specials that came over from Detroit were well patronized. There was quite a delegation from Toronto to witness the racing. The fifth and feature race, the Long Branch Handicap, at a mile and a sixteenth, was won by S. N. Holmans Best Pal in easy fashion from J. Farrell, Jr.s Dr. OMara. This completed a double for both owner and rider. Best Pal was restrained off the early pace and went to the front at the head of the stretch and was never in danger. Dr. OMara, who raced to the place, closed an immense gap to bo second. Missionary finished third after racing in front to the stretch. Fredericktown, the favorite, was never a serious contender, after racing in third position for a mile. Purity and Horologe, the two other starters, were never contenders. The sixth race was won by G. W. Atkinsons Marcella Boy, the brown son of Light Brigade Maldena. He was restrained from the early pace and came on to win handily from S. N. Holmans Mavourneen which raced Trooper into defeat. Mavourneen loomed up as a probable winner at the head of the stretch but could not retain her advantage. Trooper tired from racing with Mavourneen. Doctor Jim, the favorite, ran far below his true form. Young Adam closed an immense gap. The opening race at five and a half furlongs was won by John E. Maddens Glister. The result was never in doubt, Glister leading from start to finish. Bruneth, far back at the stretch turn, finished fast and beat the tiring Prince Hampton for second place. The second race, a claiming affair for three-year-olds and over, Avas won by W. M. Cains Golden Floss after a spirited stretch duel with Sweet Note from the stable of T. Nicholson. Away well, Lang lost no time sending Golden Floss to the front and under a good ride the filly outstayed Sweet Note in the final drive, the latter would have won in a few more strides. Keenan, from the stable of J. A. Coburn, raced into third place. The third race, at five and a half furlongs, under claiming conditions, was won by Last One, recently acquired by S. N. Holman. Last One raced to the front at the start and rewarded his new owner when he outstayed R. F. Carmans Sextant in the stretch drive. Sextant raced in second position all the way but could not catch the winner. Briar Sweet left the barrier sluggishly but came fast through the stretch and took third place. Continued on fifteenth page. KENILWORTH PARK OPENS Continued from first page. Kinsman closed an immense gap and ran well. "W. J. "Wolfe furnished the winner of the fourth race when his Quecreek, at long odds, managed to outstay J. A. Coburns Rosa Yeta after a thrilling finish that brought the spectators to their feet. Quecreek cut out all the pace in this race and proved the gamest in the final drive. Rosa Yeta raced in closest pursuit and seemed to tire after getting to the leader. Athlete Avas third. La Tafna furnished a thrill for the crowd when she ran away a mile before the race with B. Harvey. Cautious ran away below form after being backed into favoritism. M". J. Beauchamp claimed First Call .out of the second race for ,000. He was represented in the race by Ogarite. Polly Pemberton is riding the lead pony. Nutcracker broke down while working over the Devonshire track the other morning. . Charles Keana came over from Toronto to enojy a days racing. Eddie Allen, who will act as paddock judge, arrived from Toronto. Dixie Smith, winner of this years Hamilton Derby, has been fired and will be out of training for some time. Joe Tigue, who is in charge of the jockeys room, reports thirty-six riders registered with him.

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