Ready At Blue Bonnets: Montreal Jockey Club Throws Open Its Gates This Afternoon.; Kindergarten Stakes and Jockey Club Handicap Stellar Attractions of Inaugural Card., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-08


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READY AT BLUE BONNETS Montreal Jockey Club Throws Open Its Gates This Afternoon Kindergarten Stakes and Jockey Club Handicap Stellar Attrac ¬ tions of Inaugural Card MONTREAL Que June 7 Racing at Montreal under the jurisdiction of the Cana dian Racing Associations will be inaugu rated tomorrow when Blue Bonnets throws open its gates for the seven days spring meeting with the running of a sevenrace program featured by the Kindergarten Stakes and the Jockey Club Handicap The Kindergarten is for twoyearolds at five eighths and lias nn added value of 2500 while the handicap is at a mile with 2000 added The field that has been named through the entry box for the juvenile event is a small one only five being named with four running in the interests of two stables The handicap which has attracted a well matched field of nine gives promise of re ¬ sulting in a much better race The over ¬ night races have filled well and spirited sport should result resultThe The stable accommodations are taxed and late comers have moved over to Dorval Park to secure quarters for their horsos The special train made up of ten cars which left Ottawa this morning was delayed en route and the horses were detrained late this aft ¬ ernoon The influx of the later horses filled up the stalls on the grounds groundsBlue Blue Bonnets one of the picturesque rac ¬ ing grounds of Canada was freshened up by a large crew of men and when the bugle calls the horses to the post tomorrow for the opening dash will be ready to accommodate the big crowd that is certain to be on hand to witness the inaugural days program programThe The track proper is in splendid condition and fast trials were reported this morning Weather conditions today were of a mid ¬ summer variety for this section and the prob ¬ abilities for the remainder of the week are that the present heat wave will remain un ¬ abated abatedJ J Rowan contract rider for the E F Whitney stable arrived from New York this morning and reported to trainer W Irvine Rowan who was injured at Woodbine Park has been galloping horses for the last two days at Bclmont Parlc ParlcTrainer Trainer W A Burttschell of the J R Skinker stable announced this morning that Siesta would be carried through for a while with the intention of making a saddle horse of him Siesta broke down at Ottawa OttawaJockey Jockey R Romanelli arrived from Toronto this morning and will ride as free lance dur ¬ ing the Montreal meeting meetingTrainer Trainer Frank Farrar reported this morn ¬ ing that the twoyearold Wrangle will be on the shelf for a short period The colt is suffering from a lame back and was not shipped to Montreal from Toronto TorontoB B Hardings Elizabeth Bean was taken down with coughing this morning and will be an absentee from the races for some time timeJockey Jockey D Stirling who will do the riding for the G W J Bissell stable at this meet ¬ ing has reported The Bissell horses under care of trainer Stotler have arrived from Toronto TorontoAmong Among the riders that have reported to Edward Whyte custodian of the jockeys room this morning were C Turner A Cla ver H Erickson Boganowski Stirling Mc Taggart J Rowan T Rowan J Thomas Allen Stearns Schwartz Romanelli L Mc Dermott J W Williams Harbourne Grunei sen T Parrington Warrington Boyle An ¬ derson Coney King L Gregory Peychaud and others othersW W A Burttschell reported this morning that he had released the call he had on jockey L Gregory for this meeting meetingR R Pendings Nonus was left at Toronto The horse was on the ailing list and it was deemed safer to leave him at Woodbine

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