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BONIFACES GREAT TRIUMPH ■ ■ • Captures Windsor Hotel Cup After ; Exceedingly Rough Contest. ♦ i i Lord Shauimessys Steeplechase . — Mcssines Defeat Is Big [ Surprise of Day. « — - | MONTREAL* Que. June 15. — Commander f J. K. 1.. Ross Boniface, son of Transvaal— Cerina.. ruins U» his top form, was returned j | the winner of the Windsor Hotel Cup. which I I , featured lbs closing days racing at IUue ■ , Donnets course Lliis afternoon. Irish Dream , was tiu- on ■ to finish second, while Parisian Diamond was third and Herron fourtli. The , race, which was at a mile and an eighth, to which 00,000 had been added, attracted the j j best of the lumdicap division in this section, j j Bonifaces success came after one of the j ] hardest races in which he has taken part i i this year, for he was bumped by Irish 14 ! Dream a couple of times through the last sixteenth when the Bwinke color bearer i began to hear out and finished tout in the middle of the track. Sewn mode Up the field for the Windsor Hotel Cup and lolden Sphere, from the Ben- j gram Stable, WS* the early pacemaker. He led to the last turn, then quit Mayor House. I which had been In closest pursuit all the way. rushed to the front when the pace- maker dropped hack, but his sway was brief and be In turn gave way when the stretch struggle began. , As mentioned shove Boniface, which had been outrun to the la.t turn, came on the outside In the stretch and. notw thstanding the bumping by Irish Dream, fought Ins way clear sod came on like the good horse; he is. to score a most notable success. Parisian Diamond ran a meritorious race to finish third and just failed to get tip for second place after getting away slow!.. and racing in the rear to the far turn. LAItGi: CBOWB IN ATTKXDVSfK. Weather conditions this afternoon were ideal and a crowd of large proportions Journeyed to the course to witness the running of the dosing days program. Spirited racing prevailed throughout and favorites v. ere quite ■ is.ee if ill Of secondary importance to the stake event was a sprinting race, In which the winner came from an unexpected quarter when C T. Worthingtona Auntie May BOt Dp in the final sixteenth to snatch what appeared an easy victory from Messines, with Bullet Proof third. The winner was neglected by the public and finished with a rush on the outside and caught Messines in the last few Btrides. The latter drew away into a long lead, but quit badly. Bullet Proof moved up in a threatening manner entering ike stretch, but also tired out in the hnai sixteenth. The horses of J. K. I.. Boss scored a double ! today. In addition to Bonifaces victory in i the stake feature, the Marathon colt. Procyon, . won the tanadian-bred dash which began I the afternoons entertainment This was the colts initial start under colors and he made I an Impressive showing, leading all the way and was never in danger. AltKNn VI.S OIIXPBCTBB VICTOUY. An upset marked the running of the two-poar-old - race, which was a dash of five and I a half furlongs, when A. N. Roys Arendal | got ui In the final strides to win from Lilt, with Heeltaps third. Lilt and Heeltaps were the ones to establish the early pace, while ; Arenda! was forced to work his way up on l the outside. Heeltaps was through after r going Qvc-eighthS, while Lilt drew away. The latter was unable to withstand the fast !_ closing winner, which drew away at the end Arendal was neglected ir. ene wagering and I netted a return of 0.2~ for the usual investment. . The steeplechase, the conditions of which t called f r starters owned or leased by a j member of the Montreal Jockey flub, was programmed as the third race • the afternoon . I and resulted In victory for Overmatch, i ridden by Borgan. Overmatch ran In the ,. colors of Lord Shaughnessy and was a dominating . factor the entire way. Uinata took Ij nuoond place, while Houyhnhnm was third. l Overmatch was the choice in the race and j the victory was a popular one. Of the five e starters but cue failed to finish the course. , Brizz fell at the sixth fence and Ransch was s carried from the field and taken to the hospital. y. Lord Shaughnessy was presented with h a silver tankard as a memento of the race. . The first claim of the Canadian racing s season was lodged this afternoon. Clyde e ] | Freeman took Peace Pa!, winner of the sixth race, from . B. Patterson for IU500. Jockey Kansch. who fell in the steeplechase affair, escaped with a shaking up, medical evaminati « revealed. _:. . Brentona Balustrade, which spread , a foot a few days ago, will be shipped to 0 Benning from here. Several others signified their intention of ,f shipping from here to Devonshire Park, : namely, Frank Farrar. W. H Martin and tl C. C. Milton. Horace Paul was an arrival and will remain for the Dorval Park meeting. Starter William Snyder arrived in Montreal t- t day and will resume his duties at the ie local small tracks. It. B. St! as.-. burgers Pcrkiomen pulled up i; lame after his race yesterday and will be e on the shelf temporarily Trainer Bringloe of the Seagram Stable Ie announced tliis morning that the three-year-old r- Bulldog Drummond would be seen under t coles later in the year. A cut-down boot. t, Which was pierced by the plate, saved the ie tendon from being cut. The quarter is healing 1- nicely and Bringloe mopes to have the ie horse taking exercise in a few weeks. Bdward F. Whitneys Caretaker was excused K- from the fourth race today by the e stewards. The filly developed colic this Is morning. O. C. Milton reported this afternoon that it the plater Attorney Muir had gone wrong.