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three days. ST, GODARD HAS GOOD START IN OTTAWA DERBY Dog Team of Last Year's Victor Gets Away in Burst of Speed rBy Canadian Preasl OTTAWA, Feb. 2 Cheered on by 10,000 spectators, 15 teams got away at noon today irx Ottawa's second annual Dog Derby. Staring at 12 o'clock, the dogs were Bent away without a hitch at thret-mlnute Intervals, Georges Glrrard, of Quebec, the laM, getting away at 12.42. They will race 331-3 miles today, a third of th8 100 miles to be covered iu three d;illy stages. Spectators packed Confederation Sauarc. the startinar noint. snd lined the banks of tne Rideau Canal, along the bed of which the first four miles ot the course it laid. Quebec Man Starts Dave I'alardeau, Quebec, wss first to get away, followed by Charles ForbclJ, St. Jovitc; Norman Coates. Ottawa, and George Chevrette, Quebec. Amand Blendes u, Ottawa, fifth starter, had difficulty hitching his dogs and handicapped himself seven mlnutcj by being late at the post. Mrs. E. P. Ricker. only woman driver In the race, piloted the team sne entered Jointly with Leonhard Sepalla. of Nome. Alaska. Emile St. Godard, of The Paj, winner last year, got his docs away in a brilliant burst of speed, which he continued until he was out of sight. . Dog Derby Entries Entrants for don derby follow: 1 Dave Falardeau, driving for Barney J. Kaine. (Juebec Citv: 2 Charles Forhell, driivng for Grey Rocks Inn. St. Jovite. Que.: 3 Nor man coates, carllnetnn, Ont. 4 Georges Chevrette. Quebec City: 5 Armand Rlcndeau Ottawa;' 6 l,eo frit. Oodard. driving for J. D. Mclllhenny. Skv Ton Lodee. Penn sylvania: 7 Mrs.. E. P. Ulcker. rolanrt Spnnirs, Me., dtivlnir unlearn entred jointly by herself and Leonhard Seppala. of Nome, Alaska: 8 Roland Lombard. South Windham. Maine: 9 Johnny Johnston, driving for Walter Clianntnc. of Boston: 10 E.rl Brydes. formerly of Cranberry Portage, Man., drivinir the tenm entered jointly by himself and Dr. Beverley Sproule, of l,kc Placid. N.Y.; 11 Arthur IJKilnte Quebec City: 12 Emil St. Godard, of The Pan. Man.: 13 "Shorty'' Russlck, Flin Flon. Mn : 14 Jack Defileo. Ottawa: 15 Georges Gii rard. Ou'bec City. l I i j of to to I th on be a the the the the he and Ii 1 2 S 4

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 02 Feb 1931, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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