Montreal Meeting May Be Extended.: Racing Until July 4 Considered in the Event the Kenilworth Meeting Is Abandoned., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-13


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MONTREAL MEETING MAY BE EXTENDED Racing Until July 4 Considered in the Event the Kenilworth Meeting Is Abandoned Montreal Quo Tune 12 The attendance at PIue Bonnets this afternoon was again large Tho rac ¬ ing was as good as on any previous day of the meeting The races were keenly contested and a majority excitingThe of the finishes close enough to be exciting The best field of twoyearolds that has started at the meeting went to the post In the first race a dash of five furlongs for which Al Busch was the favorite The winner turned up in Itagman which made a runaway affair of it itFavorites Favorites won three races the successful choices being Gold Heart Creel and Doubt The latter ran a remarkable race Ho was outrun in tho early stages and closed a gap of fully a dozen lengths in tlie last half mile and won in a canter At one stage of the running Miss Marjorio led by six or eight lengths Jockeys Shilling and Koernor each rode two winners winnersWhile While there has been no ollicial announcement of an extension of the meeting still it Is understood that there is a good chance of racing at Bine Bon ¬ nets being continued until July 4 The liorsonion racing here are getting up a petition to continue for an extra two weeks in the event of the meet ¬ ing at Kenilworth being declared off and this will bo presented to the club tomorrow tomorrowMaster Master T Wright tho young gentleman jockey from Baltimore left tonight for New York George Odom wired asking him to go to Gravosend to ride Oraculum in a gentlemens race Master Wright will return to Montreal Sunday Sundaylieu lieu Crocket one of the best jumpers in training here broke down yesterday while being schooled through the field lien Crocjcet was owned by Car rnthers it Ihalenand was entered In all the impor ¬ tant jumping stakes to be run at the metropolitan tracks next fall fallJockey Jockey McCahey was out at iTilne Bonnets this afternoon apparently none the worse for his fall He was still a bit sore and thought bust to wait until againShilling tomorrow before riding again Shilling was fined 100 by the stewards for putting up a weak finish on Jolly Ding in tho third raw The latter had second place cinched at the sixteenth ixist but Crncho dOr came with rush at tle end and managed to girt npin time to nose him out outFrank Frank Iightfoot arrived this morning from Ncw York with the mare Alibi Several horsemen have wired from New York asking for stable room ami if the meeting is extended fully 200 more horses will ship here from the metropolitan tracks tracksThe The now rule adopted by the otliclal of the Mon ¬ treal Jockey Club which prohibits scratching below six in a race g ws into effoct tomorrow and this will do iway with the three and four horse races which has been tho rule during the first few lays of the meeting meetingAll All the lxx ks operating here report business heavy and most of them arc winners up to date

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