Kenilworth Meeting Ends: Rain Spoils the Track and Brings Unexpected Results, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-28


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KENILWORTIt MEETING ENDS Rain Spoils the Track and Brings Unexpected Results. Kinburn Takes the Detroit City-Handicap, in Which Best Pal Is Unplaced. KEXILWORTH, Out., July 27 Over a track that had been drenched by a severe storm J. C. Galla-hers four-year-old Kinburn was returned the winner of the Detroit City Handicap with ,000 added, which was the carded feature for the closing days racing at Kenilworth. My Dear was the one to take the place, while Breeze was third. The winner was ridden by H. J. Burke and, going to the front with a rush, set a good pace all the way and never left the issue in doubt. My Dear was outpaced in the early running but, finishing iu her usual game manner, outstayed the others for second place, with Breeze third. Best Pal was again installed the popular choice, and he was ridden a waiting race, being saved behind the leaders and made a threatening rush after rounding the fur turn, but tired under his weight in the stretch and finished fourth. The card which was offered for the final days racing was one of the best which has been framed at the meeting. It brought together well matched fields, but the racing -was spoiled when the severe rainstorm set in, following the running of the second race. The crowd, which was large, was forced atseekthe-fheltcrofi-the stands, which offered" but little protection from the driving rain. The running of the second race of the day was productive of a fall, which fortunately had no ill effects. While rounding the first turn Anti-plion stumbled and fell and Yowell, which was behind, fell over the prostrate horse before Burke could guide his mount wide. Flame was returned the winner from Bengali, with Statim a distant third. Form followers were started off well when the heavily supported Lottie Loraine was returned the winner of the opening dash after a spectacular battle. Off none too well she was forced to work her way to tin; leaders, but got up to win going away. DOUBLE FOR GALLAHER BROS. The running of a sprint handicap at three-quarters resulted iu an upset for the backers when .1. C. Gallaher scored his second victory of the day with Sewell Combs by a short margiu better than Judge Ellsworth. The winner set a fast pace through the slop and outfinished Judge Ellsworth. The latter -was humped a couple of times by the winner when racing through the stretch. Miss Jemima floundered about considerably and did not run well in the going. Among the arrivals this afternoon were J. A. Murphy, who will act as presiding steward at Devonshire. M. X. Macfarlane will officiate as racing secretary. A train made up of six cars, including the stables of J. K. L. Ross, Brookdale, H. Giddiugs and others, left this morning for Hamilton. The Kenton Stable and F. Munsante leave tonight. The Seagram Stable has secured first call ou the services of jockey C. Lang for the meeting i t Fort Erie. It was announced this morning that trainer V. Schelke had taken over the Thorncliffe Stable to train and assumed his duties today. Mr. Schelke. met with a big share of success last year aud won forty-six races lor J. K. L. Ross. The three-year-old Kiljoy was excused from the second race by the stewards, due to a sudden attack of illness. Sam Hildieth wired the Devonshire management this morning that he was sending Grey Lag and Krewer, accompanied by a. pony, today. Stalls have been bedded down iu the new stucco barn that was recently completed. G. W. Atkinsou was fined 0 by the stewards for using abusive language to a uniformed officer iu the paddock.

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