Scene Shifts to Ottawa: Connaught Park Jockey Clubs Meeting Opens at Canadian Capital, Daily Racing Form, 1914-06-17


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SCENE SHIFTS TO OTTAWA ! i CONNAUGHT PARK JOCKEY CLUBS MEETING OPENS AT CANADIAN CAPITAL. Brilliant Assemblage of People Prominent in Society and Politics Welcomes Return of Thor- ■ ougltbreds — Bwana Tumuo Wins Cup. Ottawa, tint.. June 10. — Before ■ brilliant as- , semblage and under conditions that could not well , bare been Improved upon, the spring meeting of the Conaaugbt Park Jockey Club began today at the picturesque eouwe sa the abates of the Ottawa River. A splendid program was provided and a majority of the race* furnished keen contests, in uli.rh i !n- winner* ticured by small margins. The uorwni participating at the meeting an- of much letter calibre than tbooe that were hew last season. Tin- dub house contingent were oat In force, the lawca being well Blled with the elite i f Ottawa ami the surrounding conntry. The Uufce of Coaaaaght Cup ami the Ottawa Lictric Railways steeplechase were provided as attraction* ami ImiIIi racea proved splendid cau-teeta. e. S. Campbell of Montreal furnished the winner of the Coaaaaght Cap la Bwaaa Tnmbo. i burse whteb in his present farm is eapabU of ii ding liis own with the best racing bere. In todays race. Bwana Tambo daahed u the front oon after the start ami. under flight restraint. made his own pace. In the stretch Dynamite made a hid. hut could not quite get up. Burns was driving tie winner at the end to heat Dynamite a i .mi length. Eaton, which ian coupled with Bagaaa as the Gartb entry, won the steeplechase after The AfrtcaB and Promoter had alternated in otaklag the pace. I ioii did not gel up mil il after they took the last lime, where he caught and passed Promoter. Tom Horn bolted out «.f the eoarne at the first jump and Kan us. i fell at the eleventh. The raaalag of tin- sixth race divided Interest with the Connaaght "up. A high-elaae held of Kprlnteni went to the post in ihis race and the Halleabeck stable furnished the favorite in Frederick 1.. The latter made a brave effort, hut. lack Of condition told in the final drive and Southern Maid heat him a neek. Tiiis was the first time thai the Halleabeck colors were seen in pahlic this seaana. The stable, which is in re in charge of frank M. Taylor, will he campaigned on he Ca:ia W dian circuit this season. The following is a list of the lavt rs who were .11 line: P. J. McOrath, J. Donovan, W. .L Na-Kinith. William R. BngStrom, 11 llanf. Al ilaaf, Horace Paul, K. Moyne. C. B. Walters. Tom Shaw, frank Shannon, w. Bererly, W. Applegate. Fred i U. W. Thomas, K. Kelleher, A. Scblesalnger, i. Vortman. T. Gilchrist, D. Nicholson. II. Keisel. .1. Murphy. 1 Callahan, A. Slofel. Tod Cobora and Sam Bradley. There were two lield hooks and a hook in the clubhouse. Between the races Ric .aril IT. Watkins sent Rarnegat a mile and an eighth in 1:99%. This work was hi* anal preparation for the Presidents Plate, which will lie run on Thursday. Rarnegat will meet Frederick I., in this race. Waterbaaa is also an eligible. lost ph A. Murphv is one of the stewards hi ic I hi- Keaaoa. Me takes the place of the late Judge .1. .1. Bathe. A. 1!. Dade resumed his duties as starter, after a layoff following the close of the meeting at Blue Punnets. Tom Shaw and M. .1. Con ran were among; the large delegation that arrived from Marlboro this lie riling. Cant. W. r. Presgrave came up from Saratoga to look aflat Bwana Tnmbo. lie will remain a couple of days before returning to Montreal to arrange for the Shipment of the Clyde racers to Saratoga.

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