Good Racing In Prospect At Winnipeg., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-06


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GOOD RACING IN PROSPECT AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg Manitoba Is destined to become an im ¬ portant racing center in the opinion of Robert J Mackenzie of that city who was a recent visitor at Jamaica He is a large grain dealer of the north ¬ west and one of the stockholders in the hew milt track recently built there by Charles Leavltt who built tlie Belmbnt Park track He believes with a great niany other prominent Canadians that in Win ¬ nipeg with its 100000 or more inhabitants situated in one of the finest and most fertile farming sactious on tlie continent and Inhabited bj people mostly of British descent who have Inherited a natural love for the sport liorse racing will always remain in favor and that in time that section will breed many highclass horses horsesMr Mr Mackenzie will be remembered as one of the brothers who bought Tourennei In preference to Montgomery vrlien both were offered at 10000 eacli at Aqueduct about the beginning of the fall season in 190G They rejected Slontgomery because one of his ankles was slightly filled due to an Insig ¬ nificant accident In training

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