Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1896-07-02


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NOTES OF THE TURF Joe Piggott Spigot a fair California boy who fides for A B Spreckels Speckles is coming East to ride for Ed Corrigan CorriganMr Corrigan Mr August Belmont is to send his best horses to England in the fall to got acclimattd acclimated and race in the 1897 English classics classicsHandspring classics Handspring is on the shelf There is not any truth in the crazy stories of his complete break down The colt showed signs of a quarter crack and was laid up upTom upon Tom Griffin bought a yearling colt by Judge Murray Spinster brother to Despot and The Bachelor for 125 last week Ed Corrigau Corrigan now owns the colt He gave Griffln Griffin 50 and the pur pour ¬ chase price priceCol piccolo Col Cool Jacob Ruppert Rupert of New York will retire from the turf via the auction sale avenue in July Mr Easton will probably sell the horses Gotham Goth and Counter Tenor are the best Mr Ruppert Rupert has not profited by his turf investment Ajax cost him 10000 and St Domingo 30000 30000The The thin and sensational dabblers in a racing news way are after Henry of Navarre Navarro nowadays and declare that his racing days are numbered because of a developing splint on the cannon bone of his right knee Such an infirmity is a deep joke to the student of horse anatomy anatomyPhil anatomy Phil Dwyer is seeking a match for the great threeyearolds such as Requital Hastings Handspring Ben Brush Ben Eder Edger Margrave Prince Lief Leif Shakespeare II probably Crescendo and possibly one from the Santa Anita Stable His Brooklyn Jockey Club would add 10000 to a sweepstakes of 500 each for a race at 1J4 miles in the fall fallThe althea The Police News of Boston an economically operated publication of prurient suggestion and clumsiness prints a page cut of the elderly stock order of a fight between women at the Lakeside track Such a fight never occurred It is a matter for regret that there is no medium of pinching publishers who use such villainous matter knowing that it does not mirror the facts factsThe facts The periodical literary spasms of Hyder Hyde All in the Dispatch against Indiana racing are amusing and riddlesque riddles though untrue and damaging Of course there is a purpose behind them all When Indiana track racing was really bad Gary or Hyder Hyde AH was in harness and silent Now that it has grown to health hes hems out of harness at least so far as the tracks are concerned fulminative fulminate and false of state ¬ ment meant The vitals of it all can but be interesting They will be gathered and placed on exhibition exhibitionGeorge exhibitioner George Campbell who has been backing the racing firm of McNaughton McLaughlin Muir Mir ever since they first became wealthy horse owners and who furnished the money when they bought Semper Simper Lex Alex Judge Denny Deny and others last fall must have become tired of holding the bag and yesterday attached their stable on a claim of 5000 money due him as his share of the horses winnings They had intended to ship their horses to Milwaukee to race at the meeting there and Mr Campbell hearing of it attached so as to keep them from leaving the State until his claims have been settled Cincinnati Com ¬ mercialTribune Mercator

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