Keen Racing At Ottawa: Horses From Half-Mile Tracks Getting Share Of Connaught Park Purses.; Zodiac Is Bid Up and Changes Hands After Winning Purse for F. J. Pons--Horsemen Hear of a New Deal at Charleston., Daily Racing Form, 1913-08-29


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KEEN RACING AT OTTAWA HORSES FROM HALFMILE TRACKS GETTING SHARE OF CONNAUGHT PARK PURSES Zodiac Is Bid Up and Changes Hands After Winning WinningPurse Purse for F J Pons Horsemen Hear of a aNew New Deal at Charleston Ottawa Out August 28 Keen contests were the order at Connaught Park this afternoon Close fin ¬ ishes came with the running of a majority of the races and in several of them horses from the half mile tracks were prominent As a matter of fact the winners of three of the races Dick Deadwood Montreal and Baron de Kalb were from the stables of owners who have been racing at the Montreal and Toronto halfmilers halfmilersThe The program was made up to suit the cheaper grade of horses but the fields were well matched The closest finish of the afternoon came with the running oC the seventh race iu which Joe Gaitens and Barou de Kalb fought it out through the home ¬ stretch It was a close thing between the pair at the end endZodiac Zodiac winner of the third race changed bauds after his victory At the Fort Erie meeting Zodiac was claimed from P M Civill by Francis J Pous Civill ha been boosting all of the Pons horses since then ami after Zodiar won this afternoon he bid him up from fSOO to 1100 and secured him at the latter figure figureW W G KhigiDodds received a telegram from Charleston this morning which contained welcome news for the horsemen who campaign their stables at the winter meetings The Charleston Fair and Kaciug Association directors at a meeting held yes terday decided that the management of the plant during the coming winter shall be placed iu the hands of Fred Auerbach who wllll represent the majority of the stockholders and Santo Sotille who will represent the minority All of the officials will be appointed or recommeuded by the Jockey Club at New York which means that an entire new staff will be iu charge Application will be made for new dates and an announcement of stakes will be made within a few days It is understood that the plans contemplate an open ring and that this de ¬ partment will be in charge of Mortimer Mahoney the manager of the betting riugs at most of the Canadian tracks and at IImlieo and Norfolk NorfolkFlorence Florence Israel today closed a deal with J Livinc ston by which the latter will have the services of jockey Kederis during the fall meetings hi Kentucky Kcderis will report to trainer Mose Goldblatt at Lex ¬ ington and in the event of the stable going to Charleston the lad will probably accompany it south southHarry Harry White representing the Maryland State Fair Association was here today in the interest of the stakes to be run at Laurel this fall He received many applications for stalls aud a great number of entries to the stakes stakesSheridan Sheridan Clarke secretary of the new track at Dorval near Montreal was also present All of the prominent stables racing at Conuaught Park have asked for stable room at Dorval and the meeting will rank In point of importance with any iu Canada CanadaThe The meeting of the stewards of tin Canadian Kac ing Associations which was to have been held today was deferred until September 7 when the stewards will meet in Montreal It was found impossible to secure a quorum just now nowRichard Richard Jones and a crew of fifteen men left for the North Randall track near Cleveland to operate the inutile machines during a race meeting to pointBookmaker be given in connection with a fair at that point Bookmaker K A Kennedy who has been operat ¬ ing at all of the Canadian tracks announced his re ¬ tirement for the season yesterday George Itose is another layer who has dropped off the firing line

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