Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1896-03-28


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF The Horseman has become extremely oracular on the thoroughbred side of turf affairs of late It is naturally most incorrect too In the cur ¬ rent number the Royal Nettie Nettle steal at New Or ¬ leans is wisely discussed as a magnificent coup and wire tapping fraud There was nothing magnificent about it of course no wires vrero retro tapped and in tead stead of 250000 the total plun plum ¬ der deer of the thidves thieves was less than 25000 in amount Theres Theresa news and news The same misguided journal comments too on my liking for Vinctor Victor at the weights for the Brooklyn Handicap and says The man who tipped Vinctor Victor as a good thing for the Brooklyn Handicap must feel rather sore about this time The horse is to be sent to his owners farm there to stay Why sore Horses come and go and if Vinctor Victor isnt isn't a starter none but Vinc Vince ¬ tor tore and Vinctor Victor s owner are deeply affected It isnt isn't by any means certain however that the colt goes to Elmwood That is a statement made on rumor and may be of the same class of news as the 250000 wire tapping coup coupThen couth Then again the same editorial ey aud Maud idoa doa is turned on the point of the cost of yearling pro ¬ duction diction 1 wrote some time ago in The News that one of home Kentucky product could be marketed at Cincinnati for about 65 The fig gures gurneys actually from the books of a close and intelligent breeder are 6650 This sum does not include investment This at 5 per cent on 20000 with a production or 30 yearlings would make the total price 100 After a wordy pre ¬ amble in which original lines are entirely buried The Horseman uncovers a western breeder who raises youngsters for 300 each Among the items are service fee 100 shipping mare 25 They are not legitimate in home produce Such a term applies to a youngster bred at a farm ownincr convincer its dam and sire Our farm too raises its own provender and does not spend 160 a year for feeding the mare and her produce It is useless however to continue a discussion when one of the parties thereto hasnt hasn't got his eye on the gun gunThe Gunter The North Western Breeders Association is in healthy lines nowadays It with some of the other leading harness racing organizations of the state are at work on the foundation of a body which is to further the passage of an equitable racing bill at the next session of the Illinois legislature

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