Woodbines Fall Racing: Toronto Autumn Cup of 5,000 Added Inaugural Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1922-09-20


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WOODBINES FALL RACING Toronto Autumn Cup of 5,000 . Added Inaugural Feature. 1 Exterminator, Boniface and Other Star Racers Among Prospective Starters Three Stake Features on Program. TORONTO. Ont, September 19. The Ontario Jockey Club, the oldest racing association in Canada, opens what promises to be the best fall meeting ever held at Woodbine when the bugle calls the horses to the post tomorrow for the running of the Harewood Handicap, a dash of three-quarters mile. A card in keeping with the occasion is provided for the opening days sport. The bright particular feature, of course, is the Toronto Autumn Cup, a handicap at one mile and a quarter, to which 5,000 is added. In previous years this famous old fixture has furnished some stirring contests and this year promises to be no exception. Willis Sharpe Kilmers great racer Exterminator, winner of the stake in 1920 and 1921, is again named to go to the post. He is top weight 132. Albert Johnson, who has ridden him in most of his races, is coming up from New York to pilot him. There are nine carded and all look certain starters, with the possible exception of Eleanor S. The Seagram Stable has three in Golden Sphere, Brilliant Jester and Redstone, and the J. K. L. Ross stable two, Boniface and Finery. These horses have been at Woodbine for a week or ten days getting their final preparations for the big race. E. R. Bradleys Bit of White got in from New York yesterday and J. Callahan is due here in the morning to ride her. J. Phillips Guy is the other starter and Chick Lang, who came up with the J. S. Cosden string, will have the mount on him. C. Turner will be on Boniface, P. Walls on Finery, Ambrose on Golden Sphere and Weiner on Brilliant Jester. Added attractions are the Woodbine Autumn Steeplechase, ,000 added, at two miles, and the Maple Leaf Stakes, for three-year-old fillies foaled in Canada, ,000 added, at one mile and a sixteenth. Indications are that the races will be run over a heavy track. A light drizzle fell this morning, with no indications of clearing skies. Boniface is reported to have been training well for the race. Exterminator worked an easy mile and a quarter in 2 :12 since his arrival here, while Boniface has gone a mile and an eighth in 1 :56. Benny Beach has taken over jockey J. Wallaces book and will look after his engagements here. A notice was posted in the secretarys office warning horsemen not to harbor C. Demourelle, who has left the employ of J. Phillips without a written discharge. James Arthur will make jockey Langs engagements during the Woodbine meeting.

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