Col. Labold at Long Odds: Neglected Outsider Home First in the Ferry Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-29


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1 COL. LABOLD AT LONG ODDS Neglected Outsider Home First in the Ferry Handicap. Best Love a Disappointment Polynesia Scores Her Second Victory for New Owner. . WINDSOR, Ont., Aug. 28. Another large crowd journeyed out to Kenilworth Park today and more moderate weather prevailed. The feature of the program was the Ferry Handicap and it was won by Col. Labold, from the stable of S. A. Cowan, which was a a rank outsider in the betting. The talent received another setback when Best Love, from the stable of J. E. Madden failed to finish in the money. Sarko from the Kenton stable and Best Love indulged in the lead closely followed by Col. Labold, which came on to win handily at the finish. Just David which was taken off the early pace came on to be second three lengths in front of Sarko, the later tiring from his early efforts. The fourth race, a three-quarters claiming dash for three-year-olds, was won by Queen Bess. The chestnut daughter of Great Britain was in rare form and rewarded her backers handsomely by a big return in the rau-tuels. At no time did she leave the result in doubt. Hands Up, from the stable of E. H. Garrison, running in improved form, raced to second place, two lengths in front of Phil Meyer from the stable of E. W. Moore. Meddling Seth was installed favorite in this race but failed to get any part of the purse. T. Nicholson represented in the fourth race by Sweet Note claimed Meddling Seth for ,500. The first race, a five and a half furlong dash, for two-year-olds was won by Clarence Buxtons Slice, a chestnut son of Spanish Prince II. Watermelon. The colt simply made a show of his company winning by four lenghts. He went to the front after going a quarter and won well under restraint. Head Line from the stable of W. J. Alford was second a length and a half ahead of Kanduit, which beat Miss Bezetto, the favorite, by a head for the short end of the purse. The second race, a claiming affair at seven eighths for Canadian-breds, was won by Thorny Way in the colors of the Kenton Stable after a stretch duel with Lady Heart. The latter looked like the winner a sixteenth out but found the weight and distance too much of a handicap. Fluffy Ruffles took a brief lead an eighth out but could not retain her advantage. Salvo, favorite, raced prominently to the stretch where he quit and finished out of the money. The third race, a five and a half furlong dash for two-year-olds, was won by John Farrell, Jr.s Aunt Aggie. White Wings was the one to cut out the pace till well into tho stretch but Aunt Aggie proved the gamer when it came to the finish. Buxton lost time sending White Wings to the front and it looked as if he had the race won but tired Continued on sixteenth pace. COL. LABOLD AT LONG ODDS Continued from first page. a sixteenth out. Polly May was third a half length in front of Bay Dingle from the stable of J. C. Waters. Jockey A. Molen riding his first race on Miniature fell when his mount stumbled at the stretch turn. There was considerable crowding all through the race. The sixth race, at a mile and three-sixteenths, brought to the post a cheap band of platers. The winner turned up in the Hamilton Stables Hickory, which followed the others the greater part of the journey and came on in the stretch to beat Cote dOr a length. Handful, racing clcse up all the way, beat Toodles a length and a half for second place. Dcctor Jim went into a long lead soon after the start, but quit when the real racing began. Cote dOr took a brief lead in the stretch, but could not maintain it. The seventh race, the secondary feature, at one mile and seventy yards, resulted in an easy victory for Polynesia, from the stable of George Pease. This marked lier second win in as many starts for her new owner. Polynesia never left the result in doubt, as she led from barrier to finish. Lieutenant II., from the stable of R. E. Potts, was the one to race to second place, a length and a half in front of Poltova, from the H. S. Hart stable, which in turn beat Quotation by a nose for the short end of the purse. This race was marred by an accident when the favorite, Royal Oaks, unseated his rider soon after the start. S. M. Henderson, acting for J. E. Madden, sold the three-year-old Stage Coach to S. N. Holman at private terms.

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