Racing at Kempton Park: Series of Claiming Races Make Up Opening Day Card-Fine Finish in Fourth Race, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-28


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RACING AT KEMPTON PARK Series of Claiming Races Make Up Opening Day Card Fine Finish in Fourth Race. MONTREAL. Que., July 27. A series of claiming races made up the card for the initial days sport at Kempton Park this afternoon, and although quality was lacking in the majority of the contests some spirited racing was witnessed. This was particularly true in the fourth race, the outcome of which was in doubt until the last few strides, with five of the seven starters only separated by inches as they raced for home. F. Boughsmans old campaigner Twenty Seven was awarded the purse by a head, with Xo Trumps, Red Iost. View and El Coronel following in the order named, less than a half length between each of them. Uagged Robin just lasted to beat Allies Way in u driving finish for the honors of the opening dash for Canadian-bred horses. The Cooper filly was the favorite and she ran a good race to gain the decision. July Fly was another favorite to score, the old mares victory coming in the second race, coining from behind to win in the closing drive. Although the air was extremely warm, a strong westerly gale swept the course throughout the day. This partly accounted for the slow time recorded. It also wrecked the jockeys board. Jockey J. Dominick was restored to good standing, and commenced riding today. W. Cedar has sold Xight Wind to the United States Remount Breeding Bureau, and the horse has been shipped to Front Royal, where he will be used for breeding purposes. J. G. Hussy departed yesterday for Havre de Grace with Seraphine, Plum Blossom and Tom Saunders. The Canadian customs authorities learned following his departure that he had abandoned the horse Superior at Blue Bonnets. An order was immediately sent to Point St. Charles ordering the Hussy car held up until such time as some provision lias been made for the care of the deserted horse.

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