Big Crowd At Thorncliffe: Fully 8,000 People Witness Fine Inaugural Day Program Replete with Stirring Finishes., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-31


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BIG CROWD AT THQRNCLJFFE Fully 8000 People Witness Fine Inaugural Day Program Replete with Stirring Finishes TORONTO Out May 30 A series of claiming races made up the card for fie initial days racing at Thorncliffo Iark this afterjioon but despite this fact a crowd of fully SOOO witnessed the sport The weather was ideal but the track was heavy following last nights rain rainThe The public was at sea in locating the winners only one choice being successful Iron Boy in the concluding dash and he only got up to win in the closing strides after a driving finish finishClose Close and exciting contests were the order of the afternoon Carry On Bitsinda and Anticipate all came from behind to score by head margins marginsA A L Kirby provided lioth tae first and second horses in the initial race They finished like a team Petie getting up to nosa out his stablemate in the last stride strideSmart Smart Guy was also hard pressed to score over the other sprinters making up the field in the fifth race raceJockey Jockey W Ilinphy was in arrival here today from Erie Pa and will ride here during this meeting meetingBradley Bradley AVHson general mamger of Devonshire Park at Windsor was a visitor here today 1I reports that they have expended over 200000 in improvements on the Devonshire plant in the erec ¬ tion of a beautiful new club houte paddock jock ¬ eys quarters independent feed barns and a con ¬ crete addition to the grandstand which will now seat 12000 people The dates or the firjt meet ¬ ing at DevisitJiire will be July 30 to August G and A 15 Dade will be the starter The feature of the opening days racing ill be a condition race exclusively for threeyearold to which 2000 will be added addedIt It was announced today by W It Norvell rac ng secretary of Kenilworth Park that five stakes all handicaps of 5000 value each will be given during the initial meeting at tlsr Windsor course One will be for twoyearolds at 5 furlongs one for Canadianbred horses threeyearold and over at 1 I 10 miles one for threeyearolds and over at 1 lli miles one for threayerirolds exclusively at 1 11 5 miles and one for threeyearolds ami over at 1 1S miles

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