Easy Thing for Denham: Valley Farm Stables Entry Wins the Canadian Handicap at Windsor, Daily Racing Form, 1910-07-19


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EASY THING FOR DENHAM VALLEY FARM STABLES ENTRY WINS THE CANADIAN HANDICAP AT WINDSOR. R. E. Watkins Horses Are Conspicuous, Two Winning and Another Finishing Second — Mild Killing on Little Father. i .1 Detroit, Mich., July lS._The Canadian Handicap, for Dominion-bred horses, and the- feature- eve-nt ejf todays eight-ran program at Windsor, proved easy for the- Valley Farm Stable-s Btahahl. which horse led from start to finish, to win by five- lengths. I en-ham was ridden by a Stable lad named Foden. ami the result was never in doubt afte-r the field had gone a quarter of a mile. There were- only three starte-rs, with Caper Sauce seiimd and Jane Shore a hoateit-off third. The track bad dried out nicely after the- heavy rains of Batarday, leaving a nice cushion and fast time was the rule during the afternoon. Favorites and outsiders again divided the honors, the- successful choices being Jim L.. De-nham, Little- Father and Lad of Langeien. The first two were at e-specially short prices and the layers were not hurt much by their victories. The colors of R. E. Watkins, who arrived beta from New York a few days ago. were eemspicuoiis during the- day. Mr. Watkins started thre-e horses — Cliff Eelge. Lad of Lijngtlen and Thrift. The- first two, both of which were at remunerative odds, won. while Thrifty, an S to 1 chance-, was be-aten a neck in a stirring drive with Missive-. Cliff Eelge was backed from 7 to 1 to 5 to 1 and Lad of Langelyu from 0 to 1 to 2* to 1. Watkins and his friends cleaning up handsomely over their victories. Another good thing was put over when W. W. DardCas house -bred Little Father, by Ivan the Terrible, won the sixth race. Little- Father was the clockers one best bet. The colt had worke-d well since his arrival here- and was well backed. Little Father got nine the liest of the- break and Guy Burns was fortunate In squeezing through next to the- lanide rail. He drew away at the turn out of the backstritch and in the last quarter assumed an easv lead of a couple- of lengths. Jim L., a two-year-old that J. W. Schorr claimed from the Canadian owner. .1. H. Lamb, a fe-w weeks iMtck. graduated from the maiden ranks this afternoon N baa he beat Fort Worth a head in a hard stretch drive. , Missive, winne-r of the fifth race, was boosted 00 after her victory by G. M. MeSweenev. Mr. King-Dodds proteected his filly and bought her In by the customary advance of . Only five of the nine starters In todavs steeplechase- Bnished t4fe course-. High Hat, with "Bully Boy" McKinnoy in the saddle, prove-d the speediest ami safest fencer of the- lot and we n in a romp bv* five- lengths. Laaia Maitiae and Frank Tyler participated in the profits entailed by the successes of Cliff Edge and Lad of Langdtn. Both men arrived from New York this morning. They like the sport as toad acted here and will remain for tin- n-st of the- meeting. "Tex Fornian. who is training the horses owned by I". Knebelkanip. has had the two-ve-ar-old fillv, Molly Mog. fired for a splint. St. Ihirio, in the- same stable, has had his ankles blisten-el. Martin Foley anil Charles Lansdale were visitors-at the course- this afternoon. Both came from the south. Justice Robideux. vice-president of the Montreal Jockey Club, ami Hon. G. C. Gibbons, president of the organization that con template* building a new track at London, Ont., were visitors this afternoon. Jockey Hughes, who had the- mount on Expansionist in todays steeplechase, was badly shaken up as a result of a nasty fall when Expansionist we-nt down at the thirteenth fence. There will lie a meeting of the Canaelian Racing Associations tomorrow at the clubhouse at the- Windsor track to pass on applications for riding and training lice-nses.

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