Hurlock Impresses Montreal Critics.: Runs a Fast Half-Mile and Wins Like a Coming Star of the Track., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-12


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HURLOCK IMPRESSES MONTREAL CRITICS Runs a Fast HalfMile and Wins Like a Coming Star of the Track Montreal Que June 11 A good cnrd furnished an excellent ilays sport at Blue Bonnets this after ¬ noon A majority of the finishes were keenly con ¬ tested and although the six choices went down in defeat there was little complaint on that score as all of the winners were well backed backedW W F Presgrave showed up what is probably one of the best twoyearolds on the grounds in the opening race in the filly Hurlock which won with ridiculous ease after making all the pace Hurlock is a filly of great size and built in symmetrical projwrtloiis She attracted considerable attention at Pimllco last spring and in her paddock parade this afternoon a large group of horsemen gathered around to admire her McCahey had the mount and the word was passed around that it was only a question of the filly leaving the barrier for her to win She ran very green but had so much speed that she won practically without much effort After the race came several offers for Hurlock one of which was OOO made by William Shields Thom ¬ as W Clyde who Is here himself on a vacation is not anxious to dispose of Hurlock and the chances arc that she will carry that turfmans purple and black cap for the remainder of the season seasonMr Mr Clyde by the way is much impressed with Blue Bonnets racing and lie has ordered the three yearold filly Larikin to lie immediately thrown out of training and bred to Floral King a stallion that was but recently purchased by a local turfman from the estate of the late Francis Trevelyan and shipped from Charlottesville Va to Quebec The offspring of this mating will he a Kings Plate eligible and it will be reserved for this fixture fixtureThe The largest field that ever went to the post at Blue Bonnets started iu the second race fourteen facing the harrier The winner turned up in Billie Hibbs which made the pace and won in a canter from the favorite Jane Swift the latter just managing to set up in time to beat Blue Coat out a head for sec ¬ ond place Three horses fell in this race Woosl line stumbling and going down on the turn for home and Belle Slromo and Black Burn falling over him Fortunately none of the riders was scrionily injured MeOahey who had the mount on Belle Slromc ciinie out of the scrimmage with a discolored eye He tomorrowIn will be seen Ifi tlic saddle asaiu tomorrow In the fourth race Tom Mannlxs old campaigner Disobedient made his first appearance Hi over two years and he showed a creditable performance fin ¬ ishing a close third to some speedy horses Jockeys horsesJockeys Euglander and SlUHIng rode two winners each during the afternoon afternoonWoods Woods Garth received word from Charloltesville Va last nteht in answer to a telegram to his folks that a mistake had been made in wiring him that his wife was ill It turned out that it was the wife of a colored rubber in Garth s stable who is ill Garth had madts all arrangements to leave last night and was much relieved when he found that It was not necessary to go

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