Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1896-04-02


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF The Forsyth Forsythia book for the term April 15 21 is out Its offerings are full of quality They average 1750 per day the purses ranging from 250 to 300 and the handicaps from 400 to 600 The opening days Inaugural handicap is of 600 at one mile and the fourth event of each day is of such class There is likely to be a great sharpening in speed on the three Indiana tracks this year The Lakeside mile record is OConnells O'Connell 1 424 a wonderful performance that at Forsyth Forsythia is Eagle Birds 1 484 and the Sheffield mile mark is Wolseys Wolves 152 152Manager Manager Charles J Miers Milers of the Lakeside folks recently went to Valparaiso Ind Indo and acting for all the tracks made a contract with P W Clifford to put eight inches of elastic clay on each of the three It is now going on Fot Foot syths scythes surface The soil is the same as that which sharpened Hawthornes Hawthorns general speed some four seconds per mile There will be nearly 1000 horses as many as the stables can bo crowded to hold in and around Hammond Ind Indo when the Chicago sea ¬ son begins Secretary Creveling Reveling began the sen seen ¬ sible sable work of refining his material ten days ago He only assigns stables to the best of applicants nowadays He knows them too Creveling Reveling by the way is in his own place as secretary There never was a better mixer no man knows so many western horsemen as he no one is more even of temper Creveling Reveling too is as energetic as a steam engine is able to hold his own in an argument and can bullet back when he is buf buff ¬ feted fetedThe feted The rumors about Indiana legal action against Lakeside Forsyth Forsythia and Sheffield as race tracks to be operated contrary to the Sellers law are wild The Sellers measure allows each race track in Indiana fortyfive fortified days racing yearly in three terms of fifteen days each thirty days apart The most honest effort and costly one too is being made to obey thof hoof o terms The rumors are mischevious mischievous of course The mischief mak make makers raise the untrue point of one party own ¬ ing King all three tracks and thus evading the law The ownership of each of the tracks suburban to Chicago are as distinct as that of the owner ¬ ship of the TimesHerald Timeshared and Tribune There is not either the link of connection through an association to control prices The same officials have been employed by all three tracks Thats Hats healthy and honest because the same racing material is to be dealt with on all the courses and official acquaintance means official intelligence in administration Instead of dodg dodge ¬ ing King the Sellers law Messrs Messes Condon Condom Smith ONeil Neil Mayer and OLeary O'Leary of Lakeside Messrs Messes Burke and Bronock Brook of Forsyth Forsythia and Messrs Messes Hankins Hawkins Martin and McHie Machine of Sheffield are doing their best to live within it and at the same time best serve their own and the public interest

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