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FORBURY PARK TROTTING CLUB

First Day.—Tuesday. The heavy showers made the course heavy', and considerably interfered with the attendance, though for such a coarse day tho crowd was surprisingly large. The now stand proved a godsend, giving the people ample shelter. Results: —■ FIRST AMATEUR. HANDICAP, lOOsovs ; second 15sovs, third ssovs. linn. 10—A. Pettigrew’s Ivory Bells by Bellman—lvv, 4sec (Owner) 1 9—A. Hill’s Blackball, 7seo (A. Waugh) 2 A —J Todd’s Spylaw Maid, 4sco (T. E. Wilkins) 3 Others: 3 Victor Chief ssec, 18 Miss Financier 7sec, 11 Parkfleld 7sec, 14 Little Georgina 7sec, 2 Tin Barn 7scc, 7 Trugela 7sec, 15 Lady Nelson Bsec, 6 Starry Night Bsoc, 16 James Madison Bsec, 8 Young Quincey 9sec, 1 Master Ebony 9sec, 12 Degree 9sec, 15 Oku‘9sec, 17 Octave 9sec, and 5 Peter Duncan 9see. Master Ebonv, the favorite, got out at once and led Little Georgina and Peter Duncan. After seven furlongs Master Ebony was still clear, and Blackball was in second place. Spy law Maid got close in tho lock on the last lap, and Master Ebony tired. Ivory Bells and Blackball turned into the straight together, a,nd tho former won by a length and a-half, same distance between second and third, Master Ebony fourth. Time, 4min 1 4-ssec. PROGRESSIVE HANDICAP (harness), lOOsovs; second losovs, third ssovs. IJan. I—F. Amor’s Flora Tracy by King Tracy—Florodora, I2sec (Owner) 1 3—W. Black’s Prince Toronto, lOsec (C. James) 2 5—T. Bryant’s Dot Robbins, scr (Owner) 3 Others : 9 Bell Boy D. scr, 7 Volcano 7sec, 4 Honest Mac 9sec, 6 Hono Ariki lOsec, 2 Bearchfieid 12see, and 8 Silver Cloud 12sec.

carchlield kicked and bent a wheel and went back to the paddock. Hono Ariki jibbed and stuck at the post. 1 lora Tracy shot away at once, followed at a long distance by Prince Toronto. 1' lora Tracy was never approached till well in the straight. Prince Toronto was dose up about 60yds from home, when he tried to get up on the inside, but was blocked, and had to come on tiro outside, I'lora Winning by 2A lengths, the scratch mare ever so far away. lime, 3min 68sec. A protest was entered on account of the cross, and the stewards sustained the protest, awarding the race to Prince Toronto. This made Honest Mac third. The stewards also decided to return the money on Searchfield, less 10 per cent.

SPRING HANDICAP, loOsovs; second 19j50Vs, tl/rd 2m. 4—W. CalleU’s sck Yet by Kentucky Y'ot—Jet, 4sec (Owner) 1 3 —J. Dclargeys Black Satin, Bsec (R. Logan) 2 2—W. N. Wilson’s Frank Henry, 2sec

(AY. Jones) , c Others: 1 Carretta scratch and 5 S.M. 4sec.

Ail got away well. Black Satin led Black Yet by a’ little. After six furlongs S.M. was with them, the three practically together. Five furlongs further on S.M. and Black Satin were together in the lead. Black Y'et closed up in the back, and had the race pretty safe along the straight. He was winning by a length from Black Satin, when the latter fell and slithered in the mnd into second place. Frank Henry was third six lengths away. Time, smin 9|scc.

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FORBURY PARK TROTTING CLUB, Issue 15664, 1 December 1914

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FORBURY PARK TROTTING CLUB Issue 15664, 1 December 1914

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