Closing Day at Windsor: Fast Run Races Distinctive Feature of Concluding Program, Daily Racing Form, 1921-08-25


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CLOSING DAY AT WINDSOR Fast Run Races Distinctive Feature of Concluding Program. ri Photoplay, Judge Ellsworth and Fort Bliss Give Fine Exhibition of Speed, p WINDSOR. Out.. August 24. W. G. Weantf Photoplay, the speed- daughter of Allieling II. Envy, was returned the winner of the handicap, which featured the closing days program of the Windsor Jockey Club. The winner was much the best and ran a splendid race to easily defeat the Grcontree Stables Aloft. She , met with severe interference at the far turn where Barnes was forced to take her up and go to the outside of her opponents. Once clear she gained rapidly and drew away in a decisive manner at the end to win by ti safe margin. Aloft and Johnny . Dundee put up a desperate battle for second place. The former had set a fast pace from the start, but his effort t dispose of the -winner told at the end and he barely withstood the fast but belated rush of Johnny Dundee. A mishap occurred. during the running of this race, essie B. unseating her rider, C. Lang, who, however, escaped with a severe shaking up. The race, which was at three-quarters of a" mile, vas run in 1:12, the best time for two-year-olds here at the meeting. Mr. Weant was the recipient or several flattering offers for Photoplay following the running of the race, but he- turned them down, for they nowhere approached the .figure.-lie had placed on her. The closing days card was one of the best offered at the meeting. Ideal weather conditions prevailed, with the result that one of the largest crowds of the meeting was on hand to bid farewell, to the racers. The track was at its best and fakt time recorded. The running of a handicap at three-quarters of a mile for horses of the older division, which divided interest with the two-year-old feature, resulted in an upset when Judge Ellsworth got iqi to beat Eddie Kiekenhacher, the public choice. The winner was ridden by C. Lang and he kept his mount under restraint from the fast early pace. At the turn into the homestretch he sent Judge Ellsworth through between the favorite and Dodge and assumed the lead at the eighth post. Judge Ellsworth then drew away to win by- a length and a half in the fast time of 1:11 Vi- Eddie Kiekenhacher ran a sparkling race under -his heavy impost. FORT BLISS RETURNS TO FORM. The opening race saw tlie return to form of the speedy Fort Bliss, and the son -of Dick Welles ran like his daddy did many years ago over tlie Chicago tracks. The distance of the race was three-quarters of a mile, and Fort Bliss ran it in 1:11, leading all the way and never in danger. Tlie second and third races were at tlie same distance, one mile and an eighth, to which fillies and , mares were excluded. Nonskid won the third and Omer K. the fourth. Botli are three-year-olds and had light weights up.- The first -mentioned success was unexpected, but Omer K. was the favorite. At private terms Mrs. G. II. Abbott purchased from W. Walker the contract which the latter held on the services of jockey C. Duggan. The hitter has ridden some good races here and should be better suited with his new -employer. Before his departure for Montreal this afternoon Joseph McLennan had completed arrangements whereby a seven-car express train : will leave following the last race tonight and arrive in Montreal Thursday afternoon in ample time to unload before dark. A notice posted in the secretary.s office from Louisville states that William Bradley, a follower of racing, had lost a son, Elmer, in" .an automobile accident yesterday and was requested to get in communication with home at once. W. M. Ryan announced yesterday that he had severed his connections with J. MaeManus .and P. Magui. Ryan trained Kings Champion for the former. Jockey E. Pool was suspended for the last day . by starter Morrissey for disobedience at the post yesterday. Jockeys J. McTaggart and C. Lang departed for Montreal following tlie running of the fourth race. McTaggart will stay there for the Dorval meeting and Lang will return here after the opening day. Trainer Howard Oots announced this morning that James Hefferings recent acquisition. Fair Gain, has arrived. The horse shipped in good condition and will be seen under colors before loug.

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