Mrs. Kilmers Colors Score: Polly Egret Carries Fairfields Stable Silks at Woodbine, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-26


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MRS. KILMERS COLORS SCORE Polly Egret Carries Fairfields Stable Silks at Woodbine. - ST Stablemate, Sun Celtic, Second in Victoria Stakes at Popular Toronto Course Summerlike Weather. , , TORONTO, Ont.f May 25 The canary and white cross sashes of the Fairfields Stable, nbm de course of the popular sportswoman, Mrs. Willis Sharpe Kilmer, were in the limelight in the twenty-ninth running of the Victoria Stakes. Polly Egret, a daughter of Polymelian and Egret, racing to her early promise, easily led home her stablemate, Sun Celtic, a full Bister to Sun Edwina, while the recent winner, J. O. Burttschells Lady Hockberger, was third before Lucky Light. The Victoria Stakes carried a value of ,500 added, and was contested over the five furlongs distance. J. Mattioli was astride Polly Egret, and alert at the post, got the Fairfields filly away in the van. Sun Celtic was. racing next and Lady Hockberger was heading the others with Lucky Light last of the half dozen. Polly Egret had speed enough to open up a good lead on her nearest attendant, which happened to be her stablemate. Lady Hockberger, moving around on the outside, made her effort near the quarter post and raced past Sun Celtic. Polly Egret continued to show the way and Dougherty called upon Sun Celtic, which easily raced into second place. Lady Hockberger, after making her bid to reach the leader, still showed in front of the others, while Polly Egret continued to draw away In the closing furlong and had a margin of better than two lengths over Sun Celtic. The latter was not severely urged when Dougherty .saw that his stable companion had the race practically cinched in the final stages. Lucky Light, after his slow beginning, Bhowed" fine speed in the stretch and got up in the late stages to take fourth place from Loggia. Summcrlike weather prevailed for the fifth day of the Ontario Jockey Clubs meeting and another representative throng was on hand to witness the splendid entertainment that was offered. The Mount Royal Plate fashioned for maiden home-bred juveniles brought together a small band of three to try for the 00 purse. Sweepstaff, from the H. C. Hatch stable was returned the winner, scoring by a neck over Sweepstrap and Confection was next. Confection showed the most early speed and was in front at the start followed by Sweeptrap with the Hatch colt in last place. Sweeptrap went into the van as the stretch turn was neared and Riley roused Sweepstaff with the whip and soon moved up. Sweepstaff went to the front after passing the furlong post but Sweeptrap had something left, and moved to the leader again but the Hatch colt also had enough in re-Berve and readily outstayed the filly at the end. Confection, after her display of speed tired and was two lengths farther away. A limit field of platers vied for honors in the Rideou Plate. It brought about one of the closest finishes of the meeting when Jeanne Wachs and Indian Message drove down to the finish noses apart, and in the order named. Incessant, after displaying the most early speed and leading until the final quarter, was third. A mishap occurred in the second division of the Rideou Plate at six furlongs when Trajectory stumbled near the quarter post and jockey J. Lennie, attempting to dodge the oncoming thoroughbreds was struck by Satin Eagle, which also went down with jockey J. Mulrooney. The latter was fortunate enough to escape injury while Lennie was picked up unconcious and rushed to the hospital. Kopeck was winner of the event, the Har-ber Stable gelding taking command as the barrier was released and Aimers had only to sit still for the entire journey to be three-quarters of a length in advance of Wacket at the end. Wacket made a resolute effort in the final stages, but was unequal to the task of overhauling the winner. Maetico, after being shuffled back in the first quarter mile, finished with good speed when called on in the final drive. Guardrail, three-year-old son of Fair Play, graduated from the maiden ranks in the Whitby Plate, for those that have never won two races. The Joseph E. Widener colt scored over Battle of Killiecrankie, from the Queen City Stable, and Don Vern, after setting all the pace, was third. Guardrail was reserved off the pace, came wide into the stretch, and bumped Don Vern when taking command. Battle of Killiecrankie saved ground on the final turn and moved into second place. The Widener representative went into a safe lead and easily held safe the challenge of the Queen City Stables gelding. Don Vern tired in the stretch,, though easily saving third from Golden Spur by a wide margin. After the race the riders of Guardrail and Don Vern went into the stewards stand. After brief deliberation, the order of finish was not disturbed.

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