Kings Plate On Saturday: Probable Field of Seventeen for Historic Stake Race.; Ryland H. News Taurus, E. Glasseos Mr. Galety and J. C. Fletchers Perlapides Considered Leading Contenders., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-20


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KINGS PLATE ON SATURDAY Probable Field of Seventeen for Historic Stake Race Rylantl II Xcws Tanrtir K Glasscos Mr MrGaiety Gaiety ami J C Fletchers 1crlapitles 1crlapitlesConsidered Considered Leading Contenders TORONTO Ont May 19 Saturday is Kings Plate Day at Woodbine Park and still even at this eleventh hour with the final workouts of the various candidates a matter of record there is a wide difference of opinion as to which will rule favorite of the race Last year at this time one could fore cjist with a certain degree of confidence that the Seagram Stables chances would be rated higher than those of any of the other pros ¬ pective participants but not so this year At this writing it appears that seventeen will go to the post postThe The field will be made up of the following R W R Cowies Eliza Jane Don Valley Stables Tippance J C Fletchers Perlapi des and Me Too Mrs E Glasscos Capitol and Mr Gaiety Ryland H News Laurus and Troutlet Riverdale Stables Lady McNeill Seagram Stables Gay Parisian Gems to Let and Quartzite J E Smallmans Meeran Thorncliffe Stables Southern Dawn J P Whites Listerine and W H Wrights Bloom tip and Miss Content ContentTaurus Taurus the black colt John Nixon has been preparing along with Troutlet for Ryland H New will undoubtedly enjoy a big following and the handsome son of Sobieski Trouting has certainly earned favor by the excellent way he has come through his training His final gallop for his engagement was at one mile over a track that could not be rated better than good in 144 and he looked good enough to go right back and do it over again when he pulled up Taurus is un ¬ doubtedly the strongest half of this entry entryThe The A and C Stable was unfortunate in having their lone candidate Matchmaker break down in his final trial on Thursday morning Matchmaker was considered a sure starter up until last Saturday when he struck himself suffering a slight injury to his leg He appeared to have recovered from this however and the stable still entertained hopes of starting his Saturday but he was in such bad shape when he pulled up after his Thursday morning trial that there is not a doubt that he will be an absentee absenteeGETS GETS J BUT WELL WELLWhat What was the A and C Stables loss how ¬ ever was Mr News gain for the with ¬ drawal of Matchmaker made available the services of the competent rider Jimmie But well for Taurus Jockey Francis Horn will have the mount on Troutlet TroutletWhile While Taurus is on the tongues of many Mr Gaiety one of Mrs E Glasscos candi ¬ dates is just as widely discussed Mr Gaiety is a fit horse if there ever was one The son of For Fair had his final test Wednesday morning over a track deep in mud It was over one mile and was accom ¬ plished in 147 around the dogs That is only one of many fine moves this sturdy threeyearold has shown in preparation for his Plate engagement engagementThis This horses superior staying ability makes him appear the best of the Glassco pair With Capitol as a pace setter trainer Fox appears to have a perfect combination and will have no excuses to offer if his can ¬ didates are beaten beatenAs As strong as are the chances of the two stables already reviewed one cannot stop here in the search for the owner who will enjoy the biggest following in the Kings Plate PlateWere Were discussion to end now the inevitable question would arise what about Seagram The Waterloo establishment must be always regarded as the greatest of the Canadian turf The brilliant record of this stable in the Kings Plate commands respect respectThe The Seagram Stable has taken down the prize too often many times when its candi ¬ dates appeared to have little chance to pass it over in the face of supposedly stronger opposition this year There will be many pin ¬ ning their hopes to the famous black and yel ¬ low colors Gems to Let Gay Parisian and Quartzite the three most likely starters have probably not impressed in their trials to the extent that some of the other candidates have but they will be ready to give their best and it must be admitted that the Sea ¬ grams best is very often good enough enoughStill Still all the prominent contenders have not been covered to say nothing of many that must be conceded at least some kind of a chance Those who are only too ready to pass over J C Fletchers Perlapides lightly would do well to remember the surprise vic ¬ tory of Fairbank from this stable in 1925 Perlapides is ready for his task He is a big colt and would appear judging from his works to be able to negotiate the distance

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