Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1896-05-21


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF TURFTo Tuft To bo Greek and correct according to the days that are no more Cleophus Cloths should be Cle Cole ophas orphans But this is 1896 and America A man has a right to name what he owns and E P Waters called his filly by Wagner Linnie Linier by Macduff Mac Cleophus Cloths So Mr Dwyer bought her Therefore the unreasonable discussion over the a and the u in the fillys fills name is of the straw splitting class Turf nomenclature has uglier corners than this Horse Shoe Tobacco and Star Tobacco are instances of its villainy Of course both are plugt plug but that doesnt doesn't aid the euphony of it 11 Mean while the conquer ¬ or of Suisun Sufis registered as Cleophus Cloths must remain Cleophus Cloths Theres Theresa talk about a renewal of the match of la t Thursday for 1000 a side Such races made n such spirit are tonics to a turf which in these days of ours are like Balfes Bales heart bowed down by weight of woe woeBen wee Ben Brush is sure to be the favorite a natural one too for three more Derbies They are to be run at Oakley Ankle Latonia Antonia and St Louis The three are worth some 38000 and if Bens beaten a new horso hors must turn him down Brush is a noble horse fast strong courageous and sensi sensing ¬ ble able He does only what he has to do and beats what he has to beat Time cuts no figure in his races though his runoff mile at Louisville Saturday in 1 43 after the dead heat in 1 44 is a sort of badge of speed the colt doesnt doesn't need one red blue or any hue on the score of courage So far Brush has won two stakes the Kentucky Derby and Schulte Schultz Throe gives him a five pound penalty for the 20000 National Derby taken off Harlems Harems hands by St Louis and the Oakley Ankle Derby 12500 guaranteed Should the great Bramble colt win that hell get the penalty in a double way three stakes and the 5000 limit mark Ben Eders Eiders in the eligible Oakley Ankle list too He may bear the Dwyer whitegold whitewood tassel in it The best he has to beat are Barney Schreibers Schreiber pair Don Carillo Carillon and Schillar Scholar who doesnt doesn't like weight Nimrod Imo whom Byron McClelland Macmillan seems to be nursing and Beau Ideal II On present showing Ben Eder Edger could kill the Oakley Ankle bird and save Brush the five pounds in the 2000j St Louis race Mr Dwyors Dwyer after that He didnt didn't make a keen bargain when he paid 10000 for the showy Ben Edor Edo Lady Inez Cine can beat Eder Edger at all turf corners ratty looking though she ijmay Lima be But the Eastern notion is a natural Dwyer notion and it is founded on good looks There ¬ fore McGuigan Michigan made a good sale Mr Dwyer however probably won Ben Edors Odors price in his bets on the Clark Stakes

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1890s/drf1896052101/drf1896052101_1_3
Local Identifier: drf1896052101_1_3
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800