Many Scratches at Blue Bonnets.: Horses Delayed in Shipment from Toronto to Montreal Tactics Takes Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1914-06-02


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MANY SCRATCHES AT BLUE BONNETS. Horses Delayed in Shipment from Toronto to Montreal — Tactics Takes Handicap. Montreal. Que., June 1. Withdrawals were numerous at Mae Kennels this afternoon. The feature race, a handicap at one mile. suBered most in ibis respect. Of the thirteen carded, only four p. th,- post. A delay in shipment of many stables that raced at Woodbim the closing day was responsible for these conditions. Interesting contest., were provided, however, the finishes ill several of Ihe races being close. Tactics, which came from Toronto, added another to his siring ..f victories when he Won the mil.- handicap. Alrey. wilh the diminutive Collins in the saddle, forced Tactics to a drive in beating her a scan; length. In tin- opener Coboarg lielle just did manage to get up in time lo win by a head from Sir l.auncelot. Another close linish came in the second race, which went to the consistent little lillly. Ida Claire. Single Came from behind ill the I bird race and won by a neck from Laura. The winner was but little fancied and was an outsider. After several disappointments liryndowii anally managed to win. The fences at I.lue Hon neta suited her better thau those at Woodbine ami she led her field from start to linish. itorgan. however, had to go to a drive to outlast Itagusa. whi.-h made a determined effort in the final quarter. Sherlock Holmes was driving all through the home stretch to retain his lead in the sixth, while Hash, which look the closing race, was the easiest winner of the afternoon. The stewards had a session before Ihe races this afternoon and several riders were called before I hem. It was decided not to permit .jockey C. Ixtiighl to accept mounts at the meeting. .lo, key ,. Collins, who rule Airey in the handicap, weighs but till pounds. He is a Montreal lad under contract to Captain W. !•. lresgraxc and in todays race, which, by the way, was his first mount, he carried 4.". pounds of lead. Collins is an alerl chap and looks like a u-o.kI prospect. Steeplechase Jockey W. Allen, who came to Canada to ride Kxton. lias returned to New York. The report that he sustained injuries as a result of the accident when Exton fell proved erroneous. A wind storm which came up late last night took tin- sheds off a couple of the stables at Dorval Iark. What little damage was done will Ik- repaired by tomorrow. The track al Dorval is said to be iti splendid condition and much interest is being taken in the 0,000 International Derby, which will lie run on.- week from Saturday next. Thirty-four layers were in line at I.lue Bonnets this afternoon. The new ones Included George Vorl-man. Claude Jones. Sam Bradley, I. Howard. 1.. •reenberg. Harry Gayle and A. Landry.

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