Finale at Blue Bonnets: Largest Crowd of Meeting Present for Closing Days Sport, Daily Racing Form, 1924-09-21


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FINALE AT BLUE BONNETS Largest Crowd of Meeting Present for Closing Days Sport. Best Race on Program to Samosata Lore-lincss and Stonewall "Win for Mrs. J. D. Misick. , MONTREAL., Que., Sept. 20. Racing in Quebec for the year 1924 came to a close this afternoon with the close of the meeting of the Montreal Jockey Club at Blue Bonnets. Although the program was not sparkling with class, the largest crowd that attended the course en any of the seven days was present for the getaway. The weather was threatening, but it did not rain. Samosata won the best race on the program. It was run as the fifth race on the card. Foolscap finished second to the Ross filly. Subtle was third in a field of six. Just as she did upon the final day of the Ottawa meeting, Mrs. J. D. Misick duplicated the feat today when she won two races. Loveliness and Stonewall were the pair that carried her silks to victory. Loveliness was ridden by Ambrose and won by half a length from Cordelier. St Quentin, the pacemaker, was third at the end of the mile. Poltova won pulling up at the end of the mile of the fourth. Thomas was astride the H. S. Hart representative. She followed the pace of Jacques into the stretch and then drew away. Jacques held on for second money. Equity was third. The four starters in the steeplechase were coupled because J. Healy trained the quartette. Tassel and Rorkes Drift, representing Mrs. F. Ambrose Clark and Ambrose Clark, respectively, finished first and second in the contest, which was at two and a half miles. Glen Reagh and Herriard, flying the colors of F. M. Alger, both came to grief, but the former was remounted and completed the course for third money. "Williams had the mount with Glen Reagh from the start and secured a long lead when the latter tossed his rider over his head at the thirteenth fence. From there on it was not a contest Herriard fell at the fifteenth. Ogarite, in the colors of J. M. Beauchamp, took down the purse in the second. It was at five and a half furlongs. Elsbeth -was closest to her at the finish. Maurie Cohen finished third. The winner was in front practically all the way and finished two lengths in front of Elsbeth. Tease, Louanna and Admirer finished on the front end in the third. "Walls donned the Bilks of M. Morriss to ride the winner. The race was at three-quarters.

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