Display Cup Winner: Fair Play Colt Scores in Toronto Cup Handicap at Woodbine.; Equals Time Record for Race and Credits Owner With 2,830--Feature of Closing Day., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-30


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DISPLAY COP WINNER Fair Play Colt Scores in Toronto Cup Handicap at Woodbine Equals Time Record for Race and andCredits Credits Owner With 12830 Feature of Closing Day TORONTO Ont May 28 W J Salmons Display was the winner of the 15000 added Toronto Cup Handicap the feature race of the closing days program at Woodbine Park Back of him was a band of the best handicap horses that has faced the barrier at the Ontario Jockey Clubs course in some years Display shouldering top weight of 120 pounds and ridden by jockey L Schaefer followed the others in the early stages moved up on the outside on the far turn and took command in the stretch and in a sinewstraining finish downed Ruskin by a neck Harry Baker was third another neck back It was a great finish one that brought the vast throng in the grandstand to its feet cheering and rooting for each of the leaders leadersThere There were nine starters Penstick and Gaffsman being withdrawn The race was marked by a terrific early pace Marshall Cassidy send the field away directly after they lined up at the bariier to a splendid start Premier Canter and Ruskin were quickest to begin and raced in close order rounding the far turn Canter had a slight advantage Display after beginning in front dropped back to the last place Schaefer did not hurry him and was content to let the son of Fair Play get fully settled in his stride strideDown Down the back stretch the leaders were fairly flying They ran the first quarter in 235 and the half in A7 Going to the halfmile post Schaefer began moving up with Display on the inside and at the turn out of the back stretch he was seven or eight lengths back of the leader The three quarters was run in 112 with Ruskin in front leading Canter a length Then fol ¬ lowed Single Foot Entering the home stretch Display began moving up and at this stage he loomed up as a contender At the eighth post Display was on almost even terms with Ruskin and in the final sixteenth he passed the latter and in the final drive held command of the situation situationHarry Harry Baker finished with a rush and at Continued on eleventh pace DISPLAY CUP WINNER Continued from first page the end was going fastest The mile was run in 1 38 and the mile and an eighth in 1 52 which equaled the time record for the race The winners portion of the stake was 12830 12830j j Schaefer who had the mount on Dis ¬ play will probably ride the horse in the Suburban Handicap HandicapBeau Beau of the West the mainstay of the Seagram establishment and the high weight in the field that faced the barrier for the one mile William Hendrie Memorial Handi ¬ cap for Provineebreds which carried 5000 added of which the winner took 3020 ac ¬ counted for the race in a thrilling drive with Mrs L A Livingstons Evermore The latter had raced in front for the greater part of the distance only to succumb to the winner in the final strides Another of the Sea ¬ gram eligibles accounted for the third por ¬ tion of the purse when Phanariot lasted to take the measure of Taurus one of the pair that raced for Ryland H New NewAutumn Autumn Bells the aged gelding by Ballot that races for the Kershaw Stable added tho Aintree Steeplechase to the list of victories that he has scored through the field He was ridden by W Marsters and after rating under restraint until the last turn of tho field moved up with a determined challenge and he and Attila II raced like a team going to the last fence Attila II was tiring at the time and fell at this obstacle With Attila II out of the way all opposition was removed and Autumn Bells cantered home an easy winner A margin of fifteen lengths sep ¬ arated him from Halberdier and then fol ¬ lowed Manifold five lengths Thorndale staggered in fourth a very tired horse The latter which was making his first effort in months was reported to have schooled and worked well He was a keen factor up to the eleventh fence but then tired and Craw ¬ ford used good judgment in not punishing him Kangaroo was pulled up at the twelfth jump The winners portion of the stake was 4640 4640Young Young Kitty the queenly daughter of Old Koenig Gallant Kitty that races for the Sea ¬ gram Stable and the choice for the opening race a fiveeighths dash framed for Prov ¬ incebred juveniles made good for her ad ¬ mirers when she made the running through ¬ out the contest to take the measure o Dushka one that earned brackets over her in their first outing of the season Young Kitty displayed keen speed from the barrier al ¬ though she was strongly pressed to keep in the van of Dushka while the others badly outpaced never entered into contention at any stage of the journey Thesis from the J K L Ross Stable finished in third place beaten ten lengths

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