Longer Distances for Second Windsor Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-15


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LONGER DISTANCES FOR SECOND WINDSOR MEETING DETROIT, Mich., August 14. The distances of the various races, both for the youngsters and for the older division horses, will be lengthened at Windsor next Aveek over those run during the July meeting at that track. All of the races for two-year-olds will be at five-eighths or further, most of them at five and one-half furlongs, Avhile several will be at three-quarters of a mile. These longer routes Avill enable owners and the patrons of the sport to determine the staying power of the youthfuls rapidly approaching their three-year-old year and with thoughts of Derbys for 1923. The contingent of two-year-olds aAailable for the races at the August meeting across the river appear to be exceptionally promising. While Dream of Allah, Second Thoughts and John Finn, which were in the thick of the contention last year, Avere regarded as speedy youngsters, the crop, of tAvo-year-olds performing on the Windsor tracks this year seems infinitely better. With the Ross filly Lilt, Donges, Sympathy, Arundel, Oak-wood, Heeltaps and several others in the first flight to conjure Avith some excellent Derby material is in sight. In the races for older horses the distances have been increased in most instances from a sixteenth to an eighth of a mile. With the extended distances as noted in the condition book speculation over the outcome of the races will be notably more attractive.

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