Seagram Keeps Gold Cup.: Inferno Duplicates His Victory Of Last Year At Woodbine.; Buffer Surprises Everybody by Finishing the Course in the Hunters Handicap--Idle Dream to be Retired., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-30


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SEAGRAM KEEPS GOLD COP. INFERNO DUPLICATES HIS VICTORY OF LAST YEAR AT WOODBINE. Buffer Surprises Everybody by Finishing the Course in the Hunters Handicap — Idle Dream to be Retired. Toronto. Out.. May 20.— The King Edward Gold Cap, next to the Kings Plate tin- most coveted race in the Dominion of Canada, was won for the second time by Inferno today and the trophy, valued a: si. r.oo. is now the absolute property of Joseph ,;-Seagraaa. The race was era! ran in 1909 when Wire In put the trophy in possession of the Messrs Mackenzie. Claude took it iu 1904 and M. J. Ilaiv held the cup tor a year. In 1998 ToBgorder was victorious and the late Nathaniel Dyateat held tlie prise until Inferno, with 1 17 poaada up ran Ihe mile and a quarter in 2:05, the record for tin- race. T,hlar Infernos burden was IJt; pound.- and lie ran the dis lame in 2:06. Loins Rater and Toiiienue were the rmlj atartera against him. He was held at prohibitive odds. In ihe early running Inferno was in close quarters with Tonrcnuo in front ami ldus Later on the oul-BhJe of hint. Intil turning into the homestretch McDnniei had no chance to get the favorite out of this pocket. At this polar! Toureaae went wide and carried Lotas Eater with him. MeDaaid then sent Inferno through and in a couple of strides he was in front. He look an easy bad at the furlong post, but ill the last sixteenth Lotus Eater came fast and McDaniel. taking no chances, struck Inferno with the whip a couple of times. The horse responded nobly to the lash and, drawing away again. Won by a couple of lengths. Only three horses went to the post in the steeple-chase handicap for hasten ami gentlemen riders at two miles ami a half. Puffer, ridden by his owner. a TorOBtO policesaaa, ran in blinkers. This horse is a notorious rogue and ia all his previous races he failed to finish the course. One or two venturesome bookmakers laid a Show price about Man, in effect betting that be Would not linisli. and at one stage of the Sacculation as good as even money might have been obtained against, the horse. Puffer surprised all by running a good, game race, fearing iu faultless faaMon and being well up throughout. Kara came to grief at the eleventh jump and then Firefly, Ihe favorite, went to the front and remained then- for the remainder of Ihe trip, winning easily from Buffer. Prolific spread his foot in his race yesterday anil will be retired for a coapae of weeks, a couple of IWO-year elds in Fred Cooks Stable are on tlie ailing list and this will probabQ mean that traiufr Phillips will have to remain here until the Kenilwortii meeting opens. C. W. F.-vn-an sold to Mackenzie Brothers this afternoon, tie live year "Id mare Idle Dream, by Oddfellow Ethel Thomas, and she will be retired to the stud, bile Dream is a full sister to Tourenne ami Ocean Spray. Another uood card is offered for tomorrow afternoon and with such horses as Lord Boanerges, Tem-meiaiie. Zelina: Os ar T.. Frescuti. Maxton; Sea Wall, dimmer. Photographer; Cold Run, rati lime. Full of Fun: Dewce, Tsngorder, Charlie Eastman: Picaroon. St. Noel. Suzanne Rocamora; Edwin II. Thistle Do, and Ron Mot likely to go the racing should be fully up to the high standard of the ia. etfa g. T. K. Lynch.

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