Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1896-06-06


view raw text

GOSSIP OF THE TURF TURFPerhaps Perhaps the highest class stable in the Indi India ¬ ana colony is Tully Coulters Every one of its people live there its Mongolian cook is an artist and its people from the owner down well dressed courteous and popular Little Bob Hothersall Others is its pet Coulter thinks as much of the boy as if he was his kin and with reason The kids a little gentleman and loves the man who cares for him so well He doesnt doesn't weigh 60 pounds and an extra 25 pounds or so would aid him a lot Hell get weight the bane of all good riders fast enough When on Sunny he beat Redskin for the 1000 first money of the Decoration Handicap last Saturday Coulters face was a study He was as nearly angry as mankind can ever catch the happygo happy lucky New Yorker Ill be darned if Ill ever let that kid ride against me again he said There was no other objection It was an honest fair result to form Bruce Soden Sodden rode Red ¬ skin well But a man hardly likes to use his own to cause himself to lose 1000 Young Hoth Hot ersalls perusals hands makes him so handy on a horse As a barber mauls or coddles the facial angle of mankind according to manual execution so with a jockey The horse is sensible and sensi sensing ¬ tive tie He agrees with what he likes So do you and so do I Its natural Sensitive nerv nerve ¬ ous onus men and women are the worlds greatest individuals though there is a great plodding human class This too is the rule of turf individuality The race track has its well balanced creatures of high class and even temper the Henry of Navarres Navarro and Ben Brushs Brushes But through its everydayism everyday runs the intermittent talent of a Clifford or a Liber Libber ¬ tine So with mankind Its Edisons Edison do great things and steadily apply them to present needs Thats Hats the genius of regularity the quality the world values highest The human flashlight Napoleon the real for instance ebbs and flows too fast for the world and is a disturber The real distinction is made because the sense of reflection discards the other fellow he of Ham the plebescite plebiscite and Sedan SedanBut Sedan But I am drifting from hands and the horse and their connection as to fast and winning races This kid of Coulters Bobby Hothersall Others hes hems only a mannerly kid of gentle nature and winning ways has as grateful a hand as a moody horse ever felt He can persuade a sour horse prodded whipped yanked or sawed into sourness to work faster than any boy in the local stables His hold on the equine mouth is sensible and soothing and the horse appreciates it Theres Theresa a deep lesson for every turfman Truman in Black Bess Bests Its story is not a racing story but its equine and humane both Its expression delicacy and the fitting of goods to tools in an understandable way The tact of tongue and expression of pen are all to us what the fine hand of the jockey is to the horse All are pleasurable and action is faster all about when the nature of man or horse is soothed Thats Hats why a fine hand cuts such a deep figure in the racing of a horse of uncooth uncouth mental corners France has had the good sense to recognize that horse breeding is a healthy industry to be encouraged through racing and that wherever there is horse racing there is bound to be betting in some form or other In a wise way the French Government too has been shrewd enough to legalize betting and share in its results Ac ¬ cording to the official reports issued by the Government the parimutuel permute has received 505 000000 francs something more than 100000000 in the four and a half years in which the law has been in operation Of course under this arrangement the French Government really be ¬ comes a partner of the bettors but inasmuch as it has been fairly proved that horse racing is not practicable without betting there is the practical good sense of legalism in the French arrangement arrangementThe arrangement The Eastern turf already has its law and license and before long we shall have one in Chicago

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1890s/drf1896060601/drf1896060601_1_3
Local Identifier: drf1896060601_1_3
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800