Au Revoir At Woodbine: Ontario Jockey Club Meeting Closes in Blaze of Glory.; Golden Sphere Wins King Edward Gold Cup--Other Features to Sudor and Sea Tale., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-28


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AU REYOIR AT WOODBINE Ontario Jockey Club Meeting Closes in Blaze of Glory Golden Sphere Wins King Edward Gold Cup Other Features to Sudor and Sea Tale TORONTO Ont May 27 Racing at Woodbine came to a close this afternoon in tho proverbial blaze of glory with the run ¬ ning of a card which sciiitilated with feature races of which the King Udwsinl Gold Cup was tlio outstanding attraction The latter contest was at a milo and a sixteenth under handicap conditions to which 55000 was added In addition a challenge cup valued at 1500 went to the successful owner Much of the interest in the race was detracted when Bonlfaco was withdrawn by trainer Henry McDaniel lie Ross performer cooled out lame following his race in the Toronto Cup Tho finish of the King Edward Gold Cup was of the hurricane order in which Golden Sphere from tho Seagram stable and Reg ¬ istrar from the J K L Ross stable swept across the winning line noses apart and from the stands it appeared as if Registrar got up in the final strides although the officials awarded the race to Golden Sphere SphereThe The Held that faced the starter six in number were dispatched to a good start and Golden Sphere was the one to establish the pace followed by Mock Orange and Bunga Buck with Registrar bringing up the rear The fractional time for the first part was much slower than In the race of Wednes ¬ day There was but little change in the po ¬ sitions until the far turn was reached where J McTaggart got his mount up and drew away with apparent ease Mock Orange had enough and dropped back while Claver sent Registrar through on the inside insideGolden Golden Sphere had drawn away into r commanding lead while Registrar was forced to come around his field at the top of the stretch The Seagram starter began t shorten his stride and McTaggart went to the whip Registrar closed with a great burst of speed that carried him two strides to the imported colts one but the disUincf was a trifle short Bygone Days took the third portion of the stakes after running a creditable race Mock Orange was fourti The race netted the Seagram stable the sum of 700 and the official time displayed 1 45 equaling the track mark for the dis tance tanceANOTHER ANOTHER TKEMEWDOUS CltOWI CltOWIThe The curtain on the Ontario Jockey Clubs spring meeting was lowered this afternoon under conditions that were ideal A brilliant sun shone from cloudless skies and the tra was fast A breczo which blew across the course from the lake arid left in its wake a penetrating chill in the shaded portions c the stand had but little effect on the race ¬ goers The crowd while falling short by small majority from that of Wednesday an last Saturday was of enormous size Racing was of a spirited order and driving finishes marked the majority of the contests Ti public hail an exceptional good line on thr merits of tho starters and wellbacked choices were successful in each of the races racesThe The William Hendrie Memorial for three yearolds and over foaled in Canada and secondary feature of the days card resulted in an easy victory for J 1C L Ross Sudor from Yovell and Baby Mine The start was delayed for several minutes by the un ¬ ruly actions of several pronounced bad actors and the field was dispatched In a tangle Yowell was the victim of repeated interfer ¬ ence and showed an impressive performance to finish second Sudor was coupled with Ajom in the running and the entry was ac ¬ corded liberal support supportKINGS KINGS PLATE WINNER BEATEN BEATENSudor Sudor drew away into a long lead rounding the first turn and Claver allowed her to race along in an easy manner South Shore displayed some speed and essayed to race in close pursuit of tho winner but quit bady under the weight assignment Sudor drew away again entering the stretch while Yowell was forced to go wide wideHarry Harry Biddings Honey Jewel a homebred Bon of Hearts of Oak My Honey easily cap ¬ tured tle Lome Plate for Canadianbred twoyearolds Ocean Crest took second place with Game Scrapper third The winner was ridden by Claver held command throughout and at no stage left the result in doubt Ocean Crest dwelt when the start carne raced on the outside all the way and went wide at the top of the stretch Game Scrapper out ¬ lasted Mother Bunch for the short end of the purse The latter is a good looker and should improve improveThe The Street Railway Steeplechase at two mid a half miles to which 000 was added and one of the outstanding jumping attrac ¬ tions cf the meeting resulted in a victory for C 1C Harrison Jrs Sea Tale which was coupled in the wagering with Overmatch from Mis F A Clarks Blighty II with Overmatch third and McCorburu the remain ¬ ing starter far back backThe The winner was ridden by Silas Veitch Jr was rated under restraint and jumping in faultless fashion dominated the running throughout Overmatch was use 1 as the pacemaker and established a fast pace for the first two turns of the field The final distance was run in 453lJ which clipped two nnd threefifth seconds off the old mark Blighty II made a valiant attempt to catch the winner in the last turn of the field but was unequal to the task and was beaten half a dozen lengths Overmatch was used up j considerably tired badly and could not stall off the rush of the Clark starter for second place The stake netted the Harrison coffers the sum of 3150 for the winning portion and S500 for finishing third J W Pangles Ultimata was returned the winner of the first race of the afternoon finishing in front of Clansman and Star Realm The winner was ridden by Jones and sft a fast pace for the others to follow Brisk was the one to race in closest pursuit with Clansman and Star Realm next in order Parrington allowed Clansman to drop back from an inner position and in the stretch run was forced to come around the leaders Star Realm went wide at the turn j for home but finished fast and would have been second in a few more strides Furbelow wheeled at the start and was pulled up upA A small band of twoyearolds were called to the barrier in the fifth race a dash of five eighths and the winner turned up in James Arthurs Royal Oak from Magic Reed and Heeltaps i The latter displayed a burst of early speed but gave way to Royal Oak I When tho latter ranged up alongside of the leader the Arthur representative ran away into an easy lead and never left the result in doubt Magic Reed finished fast and took second place while the Whitney starter hadj a wide margin over Grey Bard BardJames James Arthurs good longdistance horse Gain de Cause died this morning at Wood ¬ bine from illness contracted en route north northTrainer Trainer Steve Lawler has the Allies Stable fifteen in number stabled at Blue Bonnets Eleven are twoyearolds and will be raced over the Canadian circuits circuitsThe The following trainers were refused licenses by the Canadian Racing Associations W A McKinnoy and George Cochran Jockeys F I Merimee and J Heupel were denied riding licenses licensesTrainer Trainer Bringloe shipped Coinage a two yearold and Target to the Seagram farm at Waterloo Ont yesterday The former has I been a victim of the coughing epidemic while Target was pretty well bruised up when she fell ths other day Jockey Thompson has I fully recovered and will be seen in the saddle at Ottawa OttawaFrank Frank Hackett was granted a license as the agent of the Rancocas Stable in Canada yesterday yesterdayJames James Fitesimmons wired Joe McLennan yesterday that the lightweight rider P Walla left for Ottawa and would ride for the Sea ¬ J gram stable stableWilliam William Martin has taken over jockey Ericksons book and will make the boys engagements during the coming Ottawa meeting meetingJ J K L Ross will ship six mares which are at present in the stud at Laurel Md to Harry Morrisseys Kempland Farm near Lexington next month monthT T J Donohue will leave here for New York this evening stopping over at Roch ¬ ester N Y en route and ship Toppy Nix and Elysian which are at present in the Genessee Valley to Belmont Park Donohue will leave Belmont Park for Blue Bonnets later in the week

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