Racing Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1896-12-05


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RACING GOSSIP The Australian turf has uncovered another great colt in Newhaven Unweave Not content with win ¬ ning Ming the Victoria Derby for theeyearolds teeterboards he has supplemented his victory and established a record in the antipodes by romping home in the Melbourne Cup The latter is a handicap at two miles and Newhaven Unweave shouldering 111 pounds won by four lengths in 3 J8H He was followed home by Bloodshot a son of Maxim MaximW Maxim W T Jones the owner of Newhaven Unweave who is now in England is reported to have won 150000 He has sent instructions to have the colt shipped to England where bis bias first appearance will in all probability be in the Ascot Cup next sum ¬ mer mere Newhavens Unweaves time in the Melbourne Cup was within a quarter of a second of Carbines record The United States department of Agriculture by the medium of pure figures shows the injury that has been done to the industry of horse cul cull ¬ ture turret in recent years by the reformers who do not reform A yearly census of the horses and their value by states since 1889 makes the fol fool ¬ lowing exhibit Year Number Value 1830 11201800 613296611 1881 11429626 667954325 1882 10521554 615824914 1883 10838110 765041308 1884 11169683 833734400 1885 11564572 852282947 1886 12077657 860823298 1887 12496744 901685755 1888 13172936 946096154 1889 13663294 98219487 1890 14213837 978516562 1891 14056750 941823222 1892 15498140 1007593638 1893 16205802 992225185 1894 16081139 769224799 769224799189o 189o 15893318 576730580 15124057 500140186 The Brooklyn fall meeting average of winning favorites still puzzles the Eastern form players It also caused Jockey Club action mean sec ¬ tional tonal and narrow The daily percentages of ofinning financing inning favorites this fall at Brooklyn were 33 30 26 31 31 34 36 37 37 37 40 39 40 39 40 closing at 38 ter tear cent The highest was 40 per cent The lowest 26 per cent centThe cent The record of 1893 was as follows Percent ¬ ages 71 71 66 63 70 72 60 61 60 60 58 56 56 55 closing at 56 per cent In 1894 the record of percentages was 66 53 47 40 45 46 45 49 47 47 48 49 46 45 In 1895 it was 66 58 61 66 63 55 52 50 51 51 48 50 48 48 47 The Detroit crew which profited over the vic ¬ tory of Fantine Antoine came back and was in Chicago and full force during Ideal Parks last days It stayed on the ground a few days and evaporated without execution or profit Wang was the tool thai was to have been used in an Ideal Park race The officials were posted however Even the idea of using Wang was boldly insolvent The colt is in the gangs hands and will be used latflr plateful on Ho is marked so surely that failure to recognize him can only come through the avenues of gross official carelessness DAILY RACING FOEM OEM is in possession of all the facts about the Vocalic colts purchase and subse subset ¬ quent queen movements When the proper time comes these facts are at the service of any party or track to which they will be useful Wang is extremely fast and able to win in any company at his distance The Stud Book is now in the hands of the Jockey Club The lat ter tear organi organic ¬ zation action can give ringing a death blow by pass ¬ ing King a rule that will mak make e branding on Jockey Club lines one of th necessities of registration Apropos the amendments to be proposed at the next Jockey Club meeting Nov 12 the Australian mails bring information that the Australian Jockey Club is considering the pass ¬ age of an amendment to their rules to fix a weight below which handicappers may not fix the highest apportionment in any handicap on the fiat A motion is to be submitted naming 131 pounds as a fixed top weight The Jockey Clubs amendment is to the effect that in all handicaps the top weight shall not be less than 126 Ibs Dibs just 5 Ibs Dibs less than the Australian Jockey Clubs proposed amendment This difference is justifiable on the difference of the scale of weights in the two coun count ¬ tries It appears that in Australia as well as here capable jockeys are often compelled to stand idly by under present circumstances while owners hare a difficulty in finding light weight boys to ride their horses With a great ¬ er proportion of older and heavier and there ¬ fore more experienced jockeys in a field which a heavier scale would allow it is contended the danger of accidents would be much reduced and more races would be truly run owing to the better class of jockeys that would ride in them

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