Missionary Winner: Carries Clarence Buxtons Colors to Victory in Oakville Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1924-09-04


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MISSIONARY WINNER Carries Clarence Buxtons Colors to Victory in Oakville Handicap. Ten Sixty and Nancy Langhorne Second and Third Respectively Kenilworth Finis. WINDSOR, Ont, Sept 3. The Oakville Handicap, the sixth and feature race on the card, was won by Missionary, carrying the silks of Clarence Buxton, with John Earls Ten Sixty second, a half length in front of H. S. Harts Nancy Langhorne, with J. H. Shreves Thomasine fourth. Ten Sixty went into the lead at the start, with Thomasine in second position and Missionary third. Procyon was in advance of the others. They ran this way to the turn out of the backstretch, where Buxton moved up with Missionary. Schaefer was content to restrain Ten Sixty in second place. Thomasine nad Procyon dropped back and Burns, on Nancy Langhorne, started to make his ru:i rounding the stretch turn. Misisonary cam-. on to win handily by a length and a half, with Ten Sixty second by a nose and Nancy Langhorne third. Thomasine beat Procyon by a length and a half for fourth money. There was a small crowd out to witness the final program of the meeting. The Aveather was clear and the track was good. The fifth and secondary feature, namely the Speed Handicap, brought out the best here in the sprinting division. J. B. Respess Energy, well supported, won in easy fashion from George Peases Director in 1:13, fast time considering the condition of the track. Walter Laws Bigheart was third with Polly Wale fourth. Sarko, Best Love and Leonard G. were the other starters. ENERGY ALL THE WAT. Mergler sent Energy to the front by two and a half lengths, with Bigheart a lengtn in front of Sarko and Polly Wale and Director laying off the pace. They raced that way for a half when Burns, on Director, moved up on the outside. Sarko was done and Polly Wale moved up turning into the stretch. Energy was running easy in front and it was apparent he would gain the verdict. Burns on Director rode him vigorously from the stretch home, but he could never menace the winner. Bigheart tired in the final strides and lost the place. Director was an easy third. Best Love was never prominent and it is evident she is far from her best form. The first race, a five and a half furlong dash for two-year-olds, was won by Clarence Buxtons good colt Slice, in easy fashion by three and a half lengths from E. P. Sum-inerfields Night Shade, with J. H. Shreves John F. Kelavcr third. After five minutes at the barrier due to fractious actions of Toppanite, which unseated his rider twice, they were away in good order. Night Shade was the first to show with John F. Kleaver and Slice in close attendance. At the half mile post Buxton sent Slice to the front and opened up a good lead, which he never relinquished. Night Shade continued to run in second position with John P. Kleaver still maintaining third with Toppanite and Chief Tierney running in order named. They ran this way to the finish. BLEXXERHASSETT MAKES GOOD. The second race on the program, a five and a half furlong dash for maiden two-year-olds, was won by the heavily supported favorite, Blennerhassett, carrying the colors of Max Ilirsch, in a driving finish from the Kentons Stables Pictin, with the Audley Farm Stables Miss Bezetto third. Off to a good start and well bunched, Pictin showed the way for a quarter when Buxton sent the son of Sweep and Flying Colors to the front, going around the turn out of the back-stretch. He just lasted to beat Pictin by a length. Pictin and Miss Bezetto were leading the rest of the field that was strung out. Pictin dropped back a little after Blennerhassett went into the lead, but came again at the finish and was wearing him down in the closing strides. Miss Bezetto ran an even race to be third. Six horses paraded to the post for the fourth race. Juanebar was instaleld the favorite and he made good by the smallest of margins, beating T. F. Devereauxs Carnarvon by a nose for first money. W. L. Olivers Dexterous was third a half length in front of C. W. Halls Dixie Dick. Athlete and Mill Gate were the other starters. Huntamer sent Dexterous out to set the pace and he opened up a two-length lead with Jaunebar and Carnarvon running in the order named. Turning out of the backstretch Liebgold, who had been holding Jaunebar under stout restraint, sent his mount to the front and he opened up a commanding lead. Dexterous continued in second place, with Carnarvon leading the rest of the field. It was a three-horse race from the stretch home and Liebgold nearly lost the race when he eased Jaunebar up and just did win. Carnarvon closed with a belated rush to beat Continued on twelfth page. MISSIONARY WINNER Continued from first page. Dexterous three lengths for second place. Eleven cheap platers answered the call for the third, a seven-eighths sprint. F. A. Tansors Sea-Wolf was a heavily supported favorite and he showed a dull performance. The winner turned up in T. Quinlins Sea-stake, which defeated II. Neusteters Telescope by a nose in a driving finish that only the judges could decide. Trooper was third, a length in front cf J. C. Fletchers Fluffy Ruffles. After a little delay at the post they were off in good alignment. Golden Floss was the first to show, with Telescope, Seastako and Trooper in close pursuit. Sea-Wolf was leading the rest of the field that was running closely bunched. Mergler sent Telescope to the front at the stretch turn, where he ran out and this ruined his chance of winning. Seastake moved to the front at this point and it was a driving finish from there home, and it was inches that separated them. Trooper came on to be third rt f t i -cing in the worst going through the sUetch.

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