Exciting Race For Kings Plate.: Woods Kelvin Defeats Seagrams Half a Crown--Tremendous Crowd Present., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-19


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EXCITING RACE FOR KINGS PLATE. Woods Kelvin Defeats Seagrams Half a Crown — Tremendous Crowd Present. Toronto. Ont.. May IS. — In a whirlwind finish and before the largest gathering that ever assembled at .i nice track in Canada, Kelvin, a three-year-old by tlie Futurity winner Martimas. beat J. F. Seagrams colt Half a Crown out a neck in the Kings Plate :it Woodbine Park this afternoon. Kelvin ran iu r lie- name and colors of T. Ambrose Woods, who bred and owns hinj. and his victory was a popular one. Kelvin ran a good, came race. Outrun in the early stages, he was forced to i;o to the outside to work his way to the leaders. He came with a rush arisen straightened out in the homestretch and fought it out gamely with the Seagram youngster. The tlnish was one of tlio closest ever witnessed in this famous old race, the greatest of the features run on the Canadian turf, and it brought the vast throng in the stand to their feet, cheering long and loudly. Bilberry finished third. Wicklight. the fourth horse, rau a smart race. Photographer, which had plenty of friends on the strength of his good trials, flattered Ills backers in the early running, but retired on the turn out of the backst retch. Mondays card presents many interesting features and with such tine racers as Charlie Eastman. Preen. Merry Fngland: Fare. Patrician. Cantless: Barl Rogers, Nellie Burn. Cobmosa; Frank Somers. Rising Sun. Golden Way: Minnie Adams, Inferno. Ormondes Right: Niblick. Merry George and Cicely among the entries excellent racing Is in prospect. T. K. Lynch.

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