Racegoers Flocking To Ottawa.: Horses Also Reach Canadian Capital for Meeting Scheduled to Open Tomorrow., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-13


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RACEGOERS FLOCKING TO OTTAWA Horses Also Reach Canadian Capital for Meeting Scheduled to Open Tomorrow Ottawa Out June 12r0ttawa is fast filling up with racegoers who are are here to take part in the inaugural meeting of the Connanght Park Jockey Club which is scheduled to begin on Satur ¬ day A horde of men were at work at the new track today putting on the finishing touches Every ¬ thing is practically completed and ready for the opening which promises to be a brilliant one The Connanght Park Jockey Club started out on broad lines when they began the work of construction and not a single detail incidental to a modern race course lias been overlooked A switch from the trolley road to the grandstand was built at a cost of 12 H It is in the form of a loop and the cars can come and go from the city without getting blockaded A great number of visitors made the trip to the course this afternoon and all were loud in their praises of the new plant The spacious lawns have received much attention and the club has set out a great number of rustic scats and benches which afford pleasant resting places The opening will be one of the social events of the season in Ottawa and large delegations will come from Montreal and Toronto to give racing at Con naimht Park a good send off offThe The horse specials from Montreal arrived last night There were thirteen cars the consignment being made up of the stables of F W Ashe Wayne Lewis A II Ilresler M Gorman A G Blakcley W I Carson William Walker Martin Foley K J McGraw J G Parker J AV Hedrick J W Frey A Malone Willie Martin Ed Trotter J Arthur W A Burttschell and Sam Louis LouisAnother Another special arrived this morning with the horses owned by Otto P Stifel 7 S Tyree G II Marlman N 15 Davis Thomas Clyde and several others othersPart Part of the stable of John W Schorr and Joseph E Seagram will be here tomorrow from Hamilton Mr Schorr arrived yesterday At the conclusion of the Douglas Park meeting ho motored from Louis ¬ ville to Ottawa He was at the track this morning and after inspecting it was at a loss to understand why reports were circulated that It was not ready for racing racingA A number of horses were breezed this morning and several went threequarters in 117 117All All of the officials are on hand and the staff will be practically the same as at Hamilton except that Fred W Gerhardy will be one of the judges here hereA A It London received word from Hamilton that Hawthorn had arrived safely lie will be a starter in the Hamilton Derby and others that came from Kentucky witli Hawthorn were Rudolfo Blue Jay Dilatory and Toy

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