Dorval Park Opens Today: Lord Byng Handicap Inaugural Feature-Plant Spick and Span with Special Innovations, Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-17


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D L, ru bj w will r« a a of of In Ir tc to . the rc ai ai ■n i a w n ai tl d: g| p, t] p ci n v a b 1 i b t : I t , I i . I 1 r c r r t I ■ e r . DORYAL PARK OPENS TODAY 7 Lord Byng Handicap Inaugural Feature — Plant Spick and Span with Special Innovations. T] CD MONTREAL, Que., June 1C— With the st running of the Lord Byng Handicap, the ° Spring meeting of the Dorval Jockey Club be ushered in tomorrow afternoon. The r_ ■•■ feature attraction of the card is a dash of i mile and an eighth for horses the property Canadian owners to which ,000 is added. addition a challenge cup will be presented the winning owner. A field of six have been named and of the overnight acceptances J. K. L. Ross and Seagram Stables representatives are held in much favor. Bastille and Parisian Diamond have been treated in eeiual manner by the handicappcr, each being asked to shoulder 13 0 pounds, while Aunt Lin is the light weight of the race with 90 pounds. Asiele from the feature race the program offered is a well balanced one and large fields are named in each, which for the most part are under claiming conditions. The stables at Dorval are liiled and the daily train from Bluo Bonnets carrying the starters tiiat have been entered at that point will reiieve the congestion in stabling. Dorval presents a vastly improved picture this morning, fresh from the hands of th painters and decorators, and is In spienul condition for the opening day. An improvement which will add greatly to the convenience of the club house contingent, is a small stand that has been erected midway between the main stand and the clubhouse. The new structure is substantially built and will no doubt prove a boon to the members. The track proper is in fast condition and has been diligently worked and due to the caliber of horses that will face the post in the better grade of race3 horsemen freely predict that several track records will be : shattered, The official family was completed with the ] arrival of steward N. Maefarlane this morn-i ing from Devonshire Park, where he was I completing the last minute details of that meeting. John Strite and William Hinphy were re-, cent arrivals from Dufferin Park and will [ race at this meeting. Jockey T. Wilson, who was injured at t Tijuana, will accept mounts at this meeting, • and ride, as a free lance. Eleven cars have been booked for the coming meeting at Devonshire Park, which opens J on July 1.

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