Cleveland Racing Today: Eight Races, with Maple Heights Handicap as Feature, Makes Up Initial Program., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-06


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CLEVELAND RACING TODAY Eight Races with Maple Heights Handicap as Feature Makes Up Initial Program CLEVELAND Ohio May 5 An excellent card of eight races with the Maple Heights Handicap as the feature has been provided for the intial days racing of the Ohio State Jockey Clubs spring meeting here tomorrow Bygone Days has been assigned the post of honor for the chief attraction which is at one mile but despite his heavy impost he will probably rule favorite The remaining races have filled well and as the contestants are well matched some interesting and spirited racing is promised promisedWith With over 500 horses on the scene the sta ¬ bling accommodation is overtaxed and late arrivals weio forced to seek outside quar ¬ ters The jockey colony number fiftytwo and many good riders are among them Jockey T Wilson was an arrival from Ti ¬ juana and J Wallace the promising appren ¬ tice came from Baltimore Wallace can ride at ninetytwo pounds is under Contract to C E Murray and E Flynn is looking after his engagements engagementsShortly Shortly after the arrival of the Tijuana contingent Baker and Irbys Garden City died here of colic colicStarter Starter Elmer Wilson arrived today from Toronto where he spent the winter and has entirely recovered his health He reports the death at Dufferin Park of the horses Little Pete and Gold Galore also that the good Canadianbred Oaking has gone wrong wrongThe The work on the new addition to the Duf ¬ ferin Park grandstand is progressing favor ¬ ably When completed the capacity of the stand will be doubled doubledHoward Howard Oots and C R Anderson were ar ¬ rivals today from Kentucky with big strings Ed Moore has six head here and has shipped the Maryland division of his stable to To ¬ ronto rontoA A competent staff of officials will be in charge of the meeting and all are on the scene Joseph A Murphy will be presiding steward Fred W Gerhardy judge William Snyder starter and W R Norvell racing secretary The officials were not long in making their presence felt and the entry of Kama was refused owing to a ruling against the horse in Canada Moore Johnson was advised not to ship here tlie horse Uncer ¬ tainty as there is some doubt about his ownership ownershipThe The officials are also making a special ef ¬ fort to guard against the possibility of any ringers and have placed both William Mar ¬ tin and Ernest Cottrell in charge of the pad ¬ dock A notice has been posted that all horsemen signing identification blanks will be held responsible Owing to some doubt as to the ownership of the fillies Dark Ages and Horinga tlieir entry will be held up tem ¬ porarily porarilyOwing Owing to the recent rain the track al ¬ though drying out rapidly is likely to be heavy tomorrow and the weather outlook today is none too promising

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