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WINDSORS BIGGEST CROWD CLOSING DAY OF MEETING ATTRACTS BANNER ATTENDANCE TO CANADIAN COURSE. Spellbound Wins Labor Day Handicap with Ease — Favorites Fail to Make Especially Good Showing — Judge Murphy for Moncreif. Detroit, Midi.. September ■ — The closing day of the Windsor meeting brought out ■ record-breaking crowd, tbe attendance being bjr far the largest m the meeting, it was the last uppmliinHj thai racegoers von Id have of seeing the thoroughbreds run in t his section and they took advantage of it. The management provided ■ splendid program foe the occasion, but the changed track conditions ruined the curd, tin- going being deep anil heavy. It vas the first real opportunity that the mud runners bad in some time. The public was none too successful in making their selections, as only two iavoriles won. J. II. Houghton and Spellbound found strong support In their races, however, and there was noi much to choose between them and the tirst choices. The sport opened with an upset. Hash, the odds-on choiic. being beaten by l oih Clay and Fort Worth. This pair bad the race between tliem all the way. the forimr drawing away in the last tilty yards to Win by a length and a half. Kaslis defeat resulted in his changing owners. W. :. King-Dodds and Maurice Welsh each put in a claim for the colt and in the drawing Welsh seemed him. At .50 Rash looks like a bargain. Spoil I ound made a show of his eompany in the Lalmr Dny Handicap, leading all the way and winning under wraps l y three lengths. Sager. the favorite, broke slowly and was Immediately caught in a jam and crowded back. This apparently caused the Behrelber eoll to sulk, for lie named back his ears and refused to extend himself until the race was practically over. High dun broke ]own after his last race and will be retired from racing. mj Qui ran in the name and colors of J. W. Burttschetl in the losing race Ihis afternoon. Mr. BurttseheU purchased the tillv on Saturday for ,000. Arthur Elrod. who arrived here from Saratoga on Saturday, brings the information that Mm O. Cavuungh, the advance information official, contemplates retiring from business. He will go abroad Ihis fall and see a bit of racing on thiol her side. Joseph Healer has arranged to take the following horses to Toronto to race at the Rnffcrin Park n ting: Supple. Clay. Plying Squirrel, Carroll, Teddy Hear anil Good News. Francis .1. Pons, who will be the leading spirit in the Florida Live Stock and Agricultural State Fair this winter, requested the newspapers to deny the story emanating from Chicago that Joseph A. Murphy would not be the presiding nssflsl in the judges stand at the Jacksonville meeting this winter. "We have already closed with Judge Murphy. said Mr. Pons, ••and Judge Brady; will be his associate. " Judge Price said thai 1m- had never even thought of going to Jacksonville and was at a loss to understand how his name ensue to be connected with the matter. James Poland, a prominent rider a few seasons back, today purchased of A. Q. "Weston the black colt Tin- Monk and will race hint at the half mile 1 racks. Judge Charles F. Price left for his home in Louisville immediately after the races. Judge Francis Nelson left for Toronto, but will be on hand at Blue Bonnets on the opening day of the Montreal meeting. tollis Ormshy broke down in his race on Saturday last and will be thrown out of training. After seeing his horse pull up lame. Dines! George claimed EVrrnnd Oecilian out of tl ighlh race for ,175. .Mm Ilaehmeiftter left for Cincinnati tonight, accompanying Judge Price south. .lack Atkiu haves tomorrow for Denver, where he will book. At the conclusion of the Overland Iark meeting hi- will go to Calif, ania for the winter.