Woodstock Plate Victor: Imported Roi Des Montagnes Wins Feature at Woodbine Park.; Pandora Finds Little Trouble Annexing the Canadian-Bred Contest--Rain and Mud Mar Second Day of Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-24


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WOODSTOCK PLATE VICTOR Imported Roi Des Montagnes Wins Feature at Woodbine Park Pandora Finds Little Trouble Annexing the CanadianIircd Contest Ilain and 3Iud Mar Second Day of JJIcoHng TORONTO Ont May 23 The Woodstock Plate one of the annual fixtures of the spring meetings at Woodbine Park was pro ¬ vided as an attraction by the Ontario Jockey Club this afternoon and the Carlton Stable furnished the winner when T H McCrecry sent the imported threeyearold Rois Des Montagnes to the post Roi Des Montagnes ridden by jockey J McCoy led from stait to finish and won easily He had a three lengths margin over Lactarius at the end while the latter outstayed the heavilybacked favorite Wandering Minstrel a like distance for second place placeThe The race was run over a muddy track and under a drizzling rain There were only four starters and the public would have nothing but the Seagram colt Wandering Minstrel He went to the post an oddson choice He was never a factor in the strug ¬ gle being far back to the stretch In the final eighth he wore down and passed Trap stock Roi Des Montagnes showed that he was good in the mud Taking the lead soon after the start he set a fast pace in the going and at no time during the race was he re le sed from restraint McCoy had him under restraint for the entire distance and at the finish he was cantering The stake had an added value of 5000 and was worth 3290 net to the winner winnerCanadianfoaled Canadianfoaled horses ushered in the aft ¬ ernoons sport and thirteen started being asked to travel over the threequarters mie route The Seagram Stable signalized their return to the winning list when Pandora making her second start under colors and the first this year proved an easy winner when she romped home with a two and a half lengths margin over P Gormans Sphericity which after leading to the stretch tired and had to content herself with second money three lengths in front of Catamaran which just managed to down the poorly ridden Collarvictoria CollarvictoriaDavenport Davenport one that received a heavy play was taken up soon after the start by jockey Wilson and was nevera factor thereafter The Hopeful Steeplechase the second offer ¬ ing on the card brought out a field of nine to negotiate the twomile course over fifteen jumps and out of the running a stirring con ¬ test resulted in which Bombino for Mrs Mrs C Hagan a local sportswoman scored in a drive from Irish Jig from the Queen City Stable by a length and a half while twenty lengths back of the pair another local estab ¬ lishment produced the third horse in Mani ¬ fold foldBombino Bombino in the early running was far back of the leaders and it was not until the final turn of the field that he showed speed Once fully in his stride he moved up to the leaders rapidly and taking command at the last jump just managed to hold on long enough Bocky and Heartbreaker came to grief during the race raceP P P Joyces Harry Baker proved an easy winner of the Queens Hotel Cup Handicap that was listed sixth on the program and for which there were only three starters The others to vie for supremacy with the Joyce colt were Phanariot sporting the Seagram Stable colors and Nichavo from the J F Byer establishment As far as they were concerned they could just as well remained under cover with the others Harry Baker taking command at the rise of the barrier made every post a winning one and at no stage of the race was he in danger of being overtaken Phanariot was always in near ¬ est pursuit of the winner but his efforts did not even make the big black extend him ¬ self while Nichavo was far back through ¬ out the mile and seventy yards

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