Corn Broom Scores Again: Campbell Colt Wins The Lumbermens Stakes At Connaught Park.; Light Showers Fall, but Ottawa Track and Patronage Are Unaffected--Gerrard Changes Hands After Winning Race for J. W. Schorr., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-20


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COM BROOM SCORES AGAIN CAMPBELL COLT WINS THE LUMBERMENS STAKES AT CONNAUGHT PARK Light Showers Fall but Ottawa Track and Patron ¬ age Arc Unaffected Gcrrard Changes Hands After Winning Race for J W Schorr Ottawa Out Tune 10 Threatening weather fol ¬ lowed liy light showers had Imt little effect on the attendance at Comiaught Park this afternoon Con ¬ trary to expectations a large crowd turned out the society element being well represented The Lum ¬ bermens Stakes a clash of live furlongs for two yearolds 1200 added was provided as a feature There were only four starters and two of them Corn Broom and Cannock were coupled as the I S Caniphell and W F Presgrave entry Tlie race was praetieally i twohorse affair all the way Corn Broom look the lead from the start with Can nock In close pursuit Cuy Burns made a deterniiued clTort with the latter in entering the homestretch where 1m was on almost even terms with Corn Broom The pair fought it out through the home ¬ stretch and in the final drive the weight told on Ianiiock ami he tiled The latter was giving Corn Broom eighteen pounds and this proved too much of handicapJohn a handicap John W Schorr took another inirse when Gerrard won the sixth race Like Green brap Gerrard went to the stable of another owner ofter his victorv 1 W Iledrick purchasing the colt from Mr Schorr for IOM Gerrard had his work cut out to beat Golden Treasure Ambrose gave ierrard a smashing good ride holding him well together in the stretch rating and he just managed to last long enough to win by a head Spellbound the receding favorite raced poorly He was a bit unfortunate in the run to the first turn where he was caught in a lain and it is just possible that this made the old horse sulk At all events he was a trailer all the way and at no time did he appear able to im ¬ prove his position positionPrince Prince Chap was served up as the licst thing of the afternoon in the seventh race but like Spell ¬ bound he failed to materialize lie was ridden by C Jroswlt was the lattcrs first mount after get Ming in from Kentucky this morning He will it is said ride for A L Aste at Hamilton anil other meeting 1rince Chap was in difficulties right from the start and was repeatedly pulled up during the running At no time was he even dangerous ami when the race was practically over he closed with a good burst of speed and was beaten a head by 1retty placeA Molly for fourth place A number of horsemen who remained over at Montreal for the King Edward 1ark meeting ar ¬ rived this morning and were at Connatight 1ark W E Unrko came over with Henry Hutchison Jotkeys Dreyor and Vanduseii also arrived and both had mounts during the afternoon afternoonC C K Rowe sold at private sale this morning to Dr Webster of Ottawa the Bannockburn hors Itann Hard The latter will be schooled through the Held witli the idea of making a steeplechaser of him Several other Ottawa gentlemen have sig ¬ nified their intention of purchasing thoroughbreds thoroughbredsAfter After 1at Ktitledge won the second race lie was bid up 00 over his entered price of 500 by A K Brcssler but was retained by his owner The boost was In retalition for the running up of oik Lad by S Louis yesterday yesterdaySeveral Several wagon loads of grass and clover were distributed among the stables this morning by tin track superintendent and it made a great hit with the horsemen who arc loud in their praise of the management for the consideration that has been shown them during the meeting

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