Big Crowd at King Edward: Attendance of 6,000 Sees Saturdays Racing at Island Tract-Feature to First Pullet, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-17


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BIG CROWD AT KING EDWARD Attendance of 6,000 Sees Saturdays Racing at Island Track Feature to First Pullet. MONTKEAL. Que. July 10. Taking command at mice C. B. Dalys First Pullet scored an easy victory in the Longneville Handicap, the fourth and feature race at King Edward Park this afternoon. The winner raced Marniite into early defeat and held Kainbow Girl safe during the stretch racing. Bight Angle displayed scant speed and was never dangerous. Ideal conditions prevailed and the half holiday crowd swelled the attendance to 0.000. the largest crowd of the meeting. Jockey X. Foden, who piloted First Pullet, also scored with Miss Holland in the initial dash, which was for Canadian-owned horses. Foden would probably have made it three victories had By Jove behaved himself before the start came for the second race. He closed a big gap and finished fourth. Jockey J. Nichols was supended for five days by starter Wilson yesterday for incompetency at the post. W. C. Wolfe has purchased the two-year-old Bunfra from the Nappa Stock Farm. Lucky Pearl scored another victory for her owner. J. S. Baldwin, when she led from end to end in the fifth race today. Jockey McDowell will depart next week to ride for A. Borland at the fairs throughout the central western states. A flurry of excitement was caused here at the conclusion of the last race yesterday when 1. A. Gillies, a local fruit merchant, dropped dead in th rear of the grandstand. "Death due to heart failure." was the veidict of coroner McMahon. J. G. Wngnon, trainer of the Pelican Stable, was a visitor here today on a business trip in connection with the division of the stable which has been racing on the Canadian tracks. Pending an investigation of inferior performance of Bight Angle in the fourth race today, jockey E. Atkinson and trainer Wade Brown have been indefinitely suspended. Word reached here today from Quebec City that jockey A. Casey has developed lockjaw, following an operation when his leg was amputated.

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