More Rain at Montreal: Blue Bonnets Track is Now Heavy and Holding, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-04


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MOIIE RAIN AT MONTREAL. BLUE BONNETS TRACK IS NOW: HEAVY AND HOLDING. s Shenandoah the Good Thing of the Day-Rio Grande Wins for New Owner Close Finish in Steeplechase. Montreal. Que.. September 3. That which la most desired by the Montreal Jockey Club ig a sunshiny afternoon. Saturday It rained, Monday it stormed and today it was showery, and in consequence the Blue Bonnets track was heavy and holding. Yet there was a large attendance and the speculation was brisk. The crowd was Increased by the arrival of many turfmen from Fort Erie. The steeplechase produced a driving finish between Arctic Circle and The Chef, the former winning. Jack Harr flattered his backers by going to the front directly after the start and dashing into a big lead. He showed the way until next to the last obstacle when he began to tiro and drop back. He was beaten six furlongs for second money. Rio Grande proved an easy winner in the fifth race. C. Koerner had the mount and rode a confident race. In the early stages he permitted Firft Mason to set the pace. When allied on in the stretch Rio Grande took command and won well in hand. Shenandoah, backed for a good thing, easily won the sixth race. The going just suited him and ho showed much improvement. Jockey Moreland was among the days arrivals. Edward Trotter will arrive tomorrow with six horses. These represent the pick of the string he was racing at Fort Erie.

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