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CANADIAN RACING RESUMES TODAY. Midsummer Meeting to Open at the Hamilton Track with Eight Races Carded. Hamilton, int.. August 12. — An excellent program is provided for the opening of the midsummer meeting of the Hamilton Jockey Club which is scheduled to begin tomorrow. There arc eight races on the card, the features being the Brautford Handicap, tile August Selling Steeplechase, the King George Pane and ■ sprint lace at three-quarters of a mile in which the field is made up of some of the fastest horses racing on the circuit. Large fields predominate ami interesting contests should result. The grass coarse is iu splendid condition. Turf r.m s are one of the big attractions here. Arrangements hav» been mailt to run the usual special trains from Toronto ami large crowds are looked for from that city. The intention of the club is to provide eight races every day and the time for calling the horses to the post iu the opening dash has been set for 2:30. William Walker, who arrived yesterday from Sara toga, is well represented in the Hraiitlord Handicap by Stanley Fay and Chepontac. There are only live entries for this race, and the general impression is thai Stanlev Fav will be a hard horse to lieat. Donald Macdaoald. with a string of five straight victories to his credit, will not lack for followers, and If the sou of CaaopUS i- beaten it probably will be by this horse. All indications point to a fast track. Which will favor Stanley Fay. There is ataeh speculation as to the dates that will be assigned 1 1n- Niagara Racing Association. It la known thai application! will lie made for dates to follow the prcseal meeting ami preceding the Wiadnor meeting. It is understood, how eve!-, thai Imth Hamilton ami Windsor will object to this plan on the mound that it will not give horsemen siillicient tine- o ship and also that the hurry to get away will not help their meetings. So it may be that the second meeting at tin Fort Krie track will not be luld until octoii. r. following the close at Woodbine. Toronto. This would continue the Canadian racing s. a boa until the middle of October and have only a lew days intervening until the opening of the Pisolieo fall meeting si Baltimore. William Walker has arranged with jockey Tommy McTaggari to do Ids riding at Hamilton. McTaggari rod* with much success last spring for the Idle brook Stable at Louisville and later on for I. T. Chinn in Canada. Deveriih. who arrived froni Yonkers a few days l£ I, will divide his services between the H. I.. Tle.mas stable ami Charles Boyle. J. M. Rmwn has arrived with the string owned bv A. It. Brealrr. fieae l.nlz is also here from Cincinnati with his horses. Solon Shingle has been fired and turned out in Maryland preparatory to a winter campaign at Jacksonville. Joseph McLennan arrived from Chicago last night and reports that the regular monthly uieetiui; of the Canadian Racing Associations will lie held in the clubhouse at the Hamilton Jockey Club course on Monday next. This will probably be the most im-portaat session ever held by the governing body. The recent rulings made by Judges Nelson and Price will be acted upon, and it is expected that several of those sus|M-nded will be on hand to appeal their eases. , Mortimer Mahoney reports that some improvements will be made at. the Punlico track at Baltimore this fall. The hackstretch is being widened aud the rim: is being enlarged for the accomuiodattou of the public. John Dyniont will return here with the horses he shipped from Fort Frie to Saratoga. George H. Whitney, a Kentucky breeder who is racing a small string on the Canadian circuit, has arrived lure. He will ship his stable from here to Windsor, and at the caadnsipai of that meeting will return to Lexington to race over the Kentucky circuit.