End at Connaught Park: Second Meeting at Ottawa Success in Every Particular, Daily Racing Form, 1924-09-05


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END AT CONNAUGHT PARK Second Meeting at Ottawa Success in Every Particular. Louhnna Beats Tctcr riper Black Wand Scores His Third Sncccsslro Victory - Loveliness First! OTTAWA, Ont., Sept. - 4. There was nothT ing outstanding hi the way of quality among the seven, races pn .the closing program of the Connaught Park Jockey Club today, but the racing .was . well patronized and for the first time in Canada this year it is possible to say at the conclusion of a meeting that it was one of the most successful in the history of. the tracks. This used to be a hackneyed phrase. The Connaught Jockey Club, always modest in its pretentions, continues to march forward under the guidance of T. P. Gorman, its secretary. When asked today how the meeting compared with the first of the two given thia summer Mr. Gorman announced that it was much better and that it. was a success in every particular. At the same time he took the opportunity of killing the current outcropping of the annual rumor that no more racing will be held here. "The men behind this association are not in for the money they can make out of it," said Mr. Gorman, "and they will be holding meetings just as long as the people of this section show by such patronage as they have given us this year that they want the sport." WINE JUG EASILY. Wine Jug carried the silks of W. C. Baines to a victory cf two lengths in the opener, which brought out a fair band of juveniles for a dash of five-eighths. Wine Jug ran the distance- in 1:01, within three-fifths of a second of the track record made by Dia-dema. Pete Walls rode the winner. Aggie followed the Omar Khayyam filly closest in the closing strides, although Lydia Drew pressed her closest in the early running. Lydia Drew held on for third money. Note o Love beat another bunch of two-year-olds in the second, which was half a furlong farther than the opening juvenile dash. The filly ran in the silks of E. J. Morrow and was ridden by J. McTaggart. She got to the front in the stretch when Subtle began tiring, but barely outlasted Wavecrest: The latter beat Protectress two lengths for the second slice of the purse. C. B. Shafers Louanna came from behind Peter Piper and Tease in the stretch run of the third race and completed the three-quarters a length in front of Tease, which beat Marie Maxim by a neck for the second slice of the prize. Sharpe rode the winner. WINS UNEXTENDED. Black Wand won his third race in succession and, as in the two previous starts, never was extened. Black Wand, Admirer and Teas Ready went right out lengths in front of the three for the first turn. Admirer tired nearing the half and Teas Ready began to falter rounding the turn, but held on for second money, two lengths behind the winner. Joaquina was third at the end of the mile and seventy yards. H. Howard rode the winner, which belongs to J. A. Harper. Loveliness, piloted by F. J. Baker, won the fifth. It was at a mile. J. D. Misicks representative was rated in third position to the top of the far turn. There she started xi challenge that landed her in the lead when straightening out She won by four lengths from Tarascon, which got up in the closing strides to beat Play On, the pacemaker, by a neck. Beau of the West had nis speed today In the sixth race but barely outlasted Carry On at the end of the mile and seventy yards. A. Clausner rode the winner. Carry, qn should have won but came wide at the turn in the stretch. War Tank beat the others. F. J. Baker rode his second winner in the final. He was astride Stonewall, which also completed a double for the silks of Mrs. J. D. Misick. Sister Josella finished second. Cordelier was third in the contest which was at a mile and a sixteenth. Cordelier was In front early with the other two in close attendance.

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