Nancy Langhorne Victress: Captures ,000 Seagram Handicap, Beating New Hampshire, Daily Racing Form, 1924-09-28


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NANCY LANGHORNE VICTRESS 8! Captures ,000 Seagram Handicap, Beating New Hampshire. ai Duchess IT. First In Lansdown Nursery p Damask Luckily Captures Woodbine Autumn Steeplechase. "1 l TORONTO, Ont, Sept 27 IT. S. Harts entry of Nancy Langhorne and Fredericktown 1 finished first and third in the ,000 Sea-" j gram Handicap, this afternoon and earned ,500 between them. Of this amount ,000 went to the winner. New Hampshire, In the silks of Commander J. K. L. Ross, took sec- r ond money. The three of them finished noses l apart. The race was at a mile and a six- j teenth. H. Thomas rode Nancy Langhorne". j Redstone made the pace. Deep Thought and New Hampshire, the Ross pair, followed i him closest through the backstretch and around the second turn. Meanwhile the Hart pair were outrun but found their legs as the 1 others began to tire. Through the stretch it was a grim battle. Nancy Langhorne got lb the front but was under pressure to hold New Hampshire safe in the final strides. . Fredericktown came with a rush on the outside of both of them and would have been i first in another stride or two. The Seagram Handicap was one of four sakes decided in the course of the afternoon. The largest crowd of the meeting turned out to see the excellent program. There were about 20,000 in attendance. J. E. Maddens Glister set the pace in the opening race and ran three-quarters in 1:13 winning by two lengths from Senor. Clavichord beat the others in a field of nine two- 1 year-olds. Lang rode the winner. It was a fine band of youngsters that started. Practically all of them are eligibles for the Grey Stakes to be run Tuesday. The Lansdown Nursery Handicap provided an excellent contest An even dozen Cana- dian-bred two-year-olds ran three-quarters in competition for its ,000 added. Duchess II. was first. Miryachit second and Forecast II. third. Miryachit had the speed of the party. The daughter of Kingship went to the front shortly after the start and set a fast pace. Jean Crest was closest to the A. N. Roy 1 filly in the early running. Wilson, on the winner, took a position behind this pair and waited until straightened into the stretch before making a move. When he called the daughter of Simon Square came to the out- side of the leaders, wore them down and started to draw aAvay from Miryachit in the closing strides. Damask, a Manly Memorial winner, carried the silks of the Greentree Stable to victcry in the fifteenth renewal of the Woodbine Autumn Steeplechase. Th same establishment won the same race last year with Let-terman. Incidentally the Woodbine victory gave the stable brackets in three of the four jumping races that have been run at the meeting. Bethel had the leg on Damask. The son of All Gold was outrun badly but gained steadly in the last half mile and was given , the lead by default when El Kantara and Rorkes Drift fell at the eighteenth jump with only one obstacle between them and the finish of the two and a half mile journey. Dunks Green finished second six lengths behind the winner and fifty in front of Minata. the only other one to finish in a field of six.

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