Robert Davies Wins Rothschild Cup.: Plate Glass Carries Colors of Toronto Owner to Victory in Feature Race at Woodbine., Daily Racing Form, 1913-09-27


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ROBERT DAVIES WINS ROTHSCHILD CUP Plate Glass Carries Colors of Toronto Owner to Vic ¬ tory in Feature Race at Woodbine Toronto Out September 25 The Rothschild Cup a handicap at one mile for Canadianowned horsos to which the Ontario Jockey Club added 51000 and Leopold de Rothschild a handsome silver cup was featured at Woodbine this afternoon It brought out a good field and the Robert Davies stable furnished the winner in Plate Glass which heat Hearts of Oak a length and a half Hearts of Oak set a fast pace from the start and at 0112 time led by four lengths He was unable to with ¬ stand the challenge of Plate Glass in the stretch but easily beat the others othersHeavy Heavy showers fell this morning and made the going muddy It was far from being hcavv how ivcr as the time in the different races indicates Apart from the Rothschild Cup the Melgnnd Stee iilechase and a race for maidens of all ages foaled 11 Canada and ridden by maiden jockeys were spec ¬ ial features Willie Martin who is now a resident it Hamilton Out sent three to the post in the uaiden race and two of them linished lirst and sec ¬ ond Our Mabelle winning by a head from her stable companion ColRiiirg Belle BelleThe The second and sixth races also furnished stirring mishes in which heads separated the leaders at the ml The former was won by Behest which came cameroni roni behind and beat Martian in the linal stride A scant length separated the lirst four in this race Martian practically a green youngster showed a good performance in this race the conditions of ofviiich viiich called for all to be entered to be sold for 5400 SSlorom After the race Martian was claimed for SSlo rom Mrs Livingston by Thomas Bird who secured i bargain The lirst four in the sixth race also finished in a ompact bunch with heads and necks separating them at the end Jim L had to go around tht others to get up to beat Tankard by a neck Back Bay the favorite was fourth Jim L was claimed a tew weeks ago from J II Lamb bv his present w ° r and after todays race Lamb bid him up f 00 over his entered price of GOO W J Mclll iniirray protected the colt wm the customary ad adThomas Thomas Hitchcocks threeyearold jumper Bav ort whose form on the Canadian circuit tills fall has been brilliant added another to the list of vic ¬ tories he lias scored since coming up from Saratoga when he galloped home an easy winner in the Mel gund Steeplechase which was over the twomile course It was the first time that the colt had been sked to go so far and he showed that he was equally as good a stayer as he is a fencer far lie outjiimped and outran his company from the start and was never in danger dangerAt At the conclusion of the Woodbine meeting Kay bpeiice will take over the twoyearold Hodge which has been running in the name of W II Col ¬ lins Hodge has been entered In the Waldon Stakes one of the feature races of the Pimlico fall meet ¬ ing and will measure strides with the eastern cracks in that stake This stake Is at one mile The distance will suit Hodge mid with Guy Burns In the saddle it undoubtedly will take a good colt to beat him himScarlet Scarlet Letter was purchased this morning bv II cnstadter in whose name he ran in the second race raceAlbert Albert Rohrhack general manager of the Con iauglit Park Jockey Club and track superintendent heeler were visitors at Woodbine this afternoon Mr Rohrbach will take up a residince in Ottawa tins fall and will in future make Is home in that city cityD D Raymond liaving satisfied the stewards that he had purchased Chester Krum the horse was re ¬ stored to good standing by the Canadian Racing Associations today

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